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Officials say a new program allowing adults to attend community college or technical schools tuition-free in Tennessee has received thousands more applications than anticipated.

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Gov. Bill Haslam says corrections officials have told him Tennessee's first execution since 2009 was handled in a "very professional manner."

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Tennessee officials say $15 million in grant money will help fund parks and recreational trail projects in communities.

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is touting Bill Lee as his prospective successor in a first statewide TV ad by the Republican Governors Association.

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Tennessee officials are praising a U.S. Supreme Court decision that lets states force online shoppers to pay sales tax.

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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says an immediate, outside review is looking into accusations that its acting director has misused state funds.

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Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has proposed $30.2 million to improve school safety.

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Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has formed a panel to review school safety in Tennessee and recommend improvements.

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has introduced bills to introduce credit-hour requirements for scholarships at higher education institutions, reform the juvenile justice system and shrink the University of Tennessee's board.

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Republican Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday unveiled his $37.5 billion annual spending plan for Tennessee. The new budget proposal for the year beginning July 1 includes $170.9 million more in overall funding compared with the current year. It also uses $216.6 million less in state money and eliminates 335 state positions, all of them open except for six.

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