Secretary of State Tre Hargett says this session is the last chance for Tennessee lawmakers to approve funding for a new building for the State Library and Archives.
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Domestic violence killings in Memphis are on the rise, a trend punctuated by two apparent murder-suicides in which authorities say two men killed their wives and themselves on the same day last week.
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A federal appeals court has reversed a death penalty case that was prosecuted by Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich because the FBI paid a key witness $750 but the witness lied about it under oath.
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2/24/2017
State officials say the head of the Special Investigations Bureau with the Tennessee Highway Patrol has resigned following his arrest on charges that include aggravated assault and public intoxication.
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2/24/2017
Authorities say a Gainesboro man tried to con his way into free services at a massage business by impersonating a special agent with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
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2/24/2017
As Republican Gov. Bill Haslam takes his proposal to boost transportation funding on the road, there is a growing call for his plan to include greater tax break for middle-class Tennessee drivers who pay more at the pump.
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2/24/2017
A federal jury says private prison company CoreCivic had a longstanding custom of understaffing an Idaho prison, and that the company was deliberately indifferent to the risk of serious harm that posed to inmates.
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2/24/2017
Two investigations released by the state comptroller's office are raising questions about what happened to hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxpayer money that was supposed to be used to feed poor children.
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2/23/2017
Tennessee's lieutenant governor says the Trump administration's decision to lift protections for transgender students negates the need for the state to pass a bathroom bill.
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2/23/2017
First-term U.S. Rep. David Kustoff has discussed tax cuts for businesses, repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act and Russia's influence on the presidential election during a meeting with business leaders in...
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2/23/2017
More than 50 million people are being warned to watch for high winds and possibly tornadoes as a storm system that pummeled California this week moves into the Midwest.
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2/23/2017
Coal producer Alpha Natural Resources has sold its mining assets in Harlan County, Kentucky, to a Georgia company that plans to reopen the idled mines.
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2/23/2017
Officials in charge of fixing up the Memphis home where Aretha Franklin was born say they are working with the DIY Network to move the crumbling structure to a safer location and make it more attractive for visitors.
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2/23/2017
Tennessee lawmakers are nearing a move into freshly overhauled offices at the state Capitol complex, but some Republicans are chafing at the building being named after Democrat Cordell Hull.
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2/23/2017
Nashville police say a man has been indicted on charges of criminally negligent homicide, reckless endangerment and evidence tampering in the shooting death of a toddler.
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2/23/2017
Discount retailer Dollar General says it has chosen a site near the New York State Thruway in the Mohawk Valley for a distribution center that will employ more than 400 people.
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2/23/2017
A new poll shows that President Donald Trump's approval rating in Tennessee is around 50 percent three months after he won the state by a wide margin in the general election.
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2/22/2017
Kings of Leon, Snoop Dogg, Soundgarden and Sturgill Simpson are among the musical acts scheduled to perform at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis in May.
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2/22/2017
Republican Gov. Bill Haslam says the first vote on his transportation funding initiative in a House subcommittee likely won't foreshadow the final version of the legislation.
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2/22/2017