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Justin Timberlake faces legal questions after selfie at Tennessee polling booth

Taking selfies at voting booths is illegal in Tennessee, a fact unknown by some, including Justin Timberlake. Timberlake took a selfie at a voting booth in Tennessee, his home state, after he flew in from California. He posted the picture on Instagram and immediately felt the repercussions as people asked ...

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Nearly 480K ballots cast through first 4 days early voting

Nearly 480,000 Tennesseans have cast ballots through the first four days of early voting, up from the 388,000 who had gone to the polls through the same period four years ago. The state’s early voting period began Wednesday and the state’s tally carries through the weekend. Early voting ends on ...

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Tennessee early voting period now open

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee’s early voting period kicks off Wednesday, Oct. 19 and runs through Nov. 3. About 59 percent of voters cast early or absentee ballots in the last presidential election in 2012. That was down by 1 percentage point from the 2008 presidential election. Early and absentee ...

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Governor Haslam announces APSU governing board

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced the creation of APSU’s local governing board as well as the eight appointees for the board. The local governing board will give the university increased autonomy to support student success by having to power to appoint the campus president, manage the university budget, set tuition ...

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Pads, tampons should not be taxed as luxury items

If toilet paper is not a luxury, pads and tampons should not be either. People have periods for around 38 years of their lives and no control over it. Feminine hygiene products like pads and tampons are a necessity, and yet 40 states tax them as luxury items, according to Upworthy. ...

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Alabama governor praises pipeline company’s response to leak

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said gas prices in parts of the state rose 20 cents over the weekend after a pipeline leak, but he didn’t consider that price gouging. “It changes overnight sometimes that much,” he said. Bentley toured Colonial Pipeline’s emergency response center, in a luxury resort hotel about ...

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