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Early Voting Kicks off for TN Presidential Primary

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Voters are going to the polls Wednesday in the first day of early voting to make their choices in Tennessee’s March 1 presidential primary. Tennessee’s ballot was set in December, which means several candidates who have dropped out of the race will still remain on the ...

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2016: The Choice to Come

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — First there was the promise of political change in Barack Obama’s historic 2008 election. Then the pledge to upend Washington’s ways after the 2010 tea party wave. But for some Americans, the change and disruption have come too slowly, or failed altogether. On the eve ...

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Governor Bill Haslam to deliver State of the State address

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam will deliver his annual State of the State address to the Tennessee Legislature on Monday evening, Feb.9. The address comes a week after a special session in which the Republican governor failed to pass his proposal to extend health insurance to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans. Haslam ...

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You probably don’t have Ebola, so calm down

Oh, America, you’re so charming. Never mind the almost 4500 people who have died of Ebola in West Africa. No one gives a damn about them, but don’t bring it here, no way. Ebola hemorrhagic fever has recently found a home in the land of the free. One man died and ...

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Scotland is doing big, big things

Did you know Scotland isn’t really an independent nation? I know, I was surprised too, so I did some research. Scotland is a part of the United Kingdom. The U.K. consists of Wales, Northern Ireland, England and Scotland. It started out with just England and Scotland in 1707. England and Scotland ...

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