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Gov. Bill Lee is defending his decision to declare Oct. 10 a "day of prayer, humility and fasting."

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Records show candidates, political organizations and elected officials in Tennessee owe two state agencies nearly $2 million.

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Tennessee lawmakers are considering whether to seek one of the nation's strictest abortion bans, after being reminded by legal experts that such laws have repeatedly been struck down in court.

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As advocates push nationally for states to increase voting security, Tennessee election officials who are trying to win approval for voting machines that produce a paper record have hit a roadblock.

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Tennessee officials are halting a 30-year-old fee on grain producers because a fund has hit its $10 million minimum balance.

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A Tennessee death row inmate has declined to choose the method of his execution scheduled for mid-August, a non-decision that would result in his death by lethal injection.

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House Republicans leaders say their caucus will meet July 24 to vote for a new leader as members prepare for House Speaker Glen Casada to resign later this summer following a series of scandals.

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Tennessee's attorney general wants a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit over a new law that allows fines and potentially jail time for voter registration workers who don't follow new rules.

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Tennessee is facing another challenge of its new law that would fine and potentially jail voter registration workers who don't follow new rules. 

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More than 1,000 Nashville public school teachers were absent on Friday, but no one seemed to be taking credit for an action the school district called a "'sick out' demonstration designed to bring awareness to teacher pay."

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