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It’s already challenging enough getting students ready for college during a traditional school year. But now, statewide socially distanced learning, and all virtual school for seniors in Nashville, is making the process much more difficult.

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Tennessee has been chosen as one of four states in Pfizer’s pilot program to deliver its coronavirus vaccine. The drug company announced last week that its vaccine had been more than 90% effective in phase three trials.

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Tennessee hospitals are calling off elective procedures again, doubling up hospital rooms and converting recovery rooms into intensive care units, according to the Tennessee Hospital Association. These changes come as hospitals are seeing twice as many patients with COVID-19 as they were in early October, surpassing 1,800 current hospitalizations on Monday.

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After reviewing new evidence, a Tennessee judge has overturned the conviction of a man serving life in prison for a 1998 slaying. 

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A new report says Tennessee counties that haven't required wearing masks in public are on average seeing COVID-19 death rates double or more compared with those that have instituted mandates. 

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has announced that former House Speaker Pro Tem Bill Dunn will serve as a senior adviser to Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn. 

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Snack manufacturer Frito-Lay is planning a $100 million expansion in Tennessee that is expected to add 100 new jobs. 

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Tennessee is offering drive-through COVID-19 testing on Saturday in rural areas in each of the three grand divisions. 

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  Tennessee’s new record for voter turnout largely did not affect the balance of partisan power in the state.

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Election results are expected to take longer than usual this week — and election administrators say a winner might not be declared on Election Day.

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