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Clemency granted by Gov. Bill Haslam

This is a sweet time of justice for Cyntoia Brown as she was granted clemency from Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam last Monday after serving 15 years of prison, according to NBC News. She is expected to be released on Aug. 7 while on parole for 10 years. This sparked joy ...

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AP: GOP Sen. Alexander of Tennessee not seeking 2020 re-election

Jonathan Mattise ASSOCIATED PRESS    Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee announced Monday that he won’t seek re-election in 2020, giving the red state its second open Senate contest in two years. Alexander said in a news release that he was deeply grateful for being elected to more combined ...

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Baseball lays out 2019 Schedule, 32 games at Raymond C. Hand Park

APSU Baseball announced their 2019 schedule, featuring a slate of 32 games at Raymond C. Hand Park. The Govs open up their campaign with a three-game series at home against Kentucky starting on Friday, Feb. 15. The Wildcats serve as one of three opponents out of the Southeastern Conference that APSU will ...

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The aftermath of the heated 2018 midterm elections

Midterm elections shape this country’s politics for the next two years. While one may not be voting for the president directly it is basically voting for the people who will support or oppose him. According to the New York Times, this year’s midterms set record highs as we saw more ...

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Republican Lee elected Tennessee governor, succeeds Haslam

Contributed by: AP News NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican businessman and political newcomer Bill Lee will become Tennessee’s next governor, replacing outgoing GOP Gov. Bill Haslam. Lee secured his bid during Tuesday’s election against Democratic former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean. “I’m grateful for the voters of Tennessee, grateful that you ...

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Dixie Alley 101

 Usual Caveats For this week, the overall forecast trend is warm with thunderstorms and showers early on. We are under a Flash Flood Watch through this evening, and it is possible that the watch could be extended to Tuesday or Wednesday. There will be extended periods of rain today to ...

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