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Early voting for the November election begins Wednesday in Tennessee. Early voting runs Mondays through Saturdays and ends on November first. 

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The U.S. Supreme Court rejected two last-ditch efforts to save the life of Tennessee death row inmate Edmund Zagorski, apparently clearing the way for his execution despite a delay caused by legal wrangling.

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Legal challenges continue to surround a Tennessee death row inmate whose execution has been temporarily halted.

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A doctor says in a lawsuit challenging Tennessee's three-drug lethal injection protocol that a man executed last month experienced "torturous effects."

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Tennessee's largest health insurer will stop covering OxyContin prescriptions as part of several measures to combat opioid addiction.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden, civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson and philanthropist J.R. "Pitt" Hyde III are this year's recipients of the National Civil Rights Museum's Freedom Awards.

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Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen and Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn will participate in a summit on the opioid crisis as they compete for a critical open U.S. Senate seat in Tennessee.

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Nissan has announced a $170 million investment at assembly plants in Tennessee and Mississippi to produce the 2019 Altima sedan.

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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."

Haslam told reporters Tuesday that state corrections officials and others there during Billy Ray Irick's Aug. 9 execution told him "everybody did their job the way it was supposed to" be done.

Irick received a three-drug injection series and was pronounced dead after about 20 minutes. Federal public defender Kelley Henry said witness observations suggest the first drug, midazolam, didn't render Irick fully unconscious.

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The number of Tennessee residents who died of drug overdoses has risen more than 8 percent, setting another record in 2017.

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