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Tennessee Gov.-elect Bill Lee has picked the state veterinarian to become his new commissioner of agriculture.

A condemned Tennessee inmate is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his Thursday execution and consider his claims that the electric chair is unconstitutional but the state's lethal injection method is worse.

Attorneys for David Earl Miller filed a petition with the high court Monday after a panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the inmate.

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Tennessee Senate Republicans have renominated Randy McNally as speaker and have chosen Jack Johnson as the new majority leader.

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A Tennessee lawsuit urges a judge to deem instant runoff voting legal in the state.


A new study by the Tennessee Education Research Alliance suggests schools in the state should do more to hire and support teachers of color.

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Verbal threats from a Martin, Tennessee man led to the lockdown of two local schools Wednesday morning. 

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State officials are being warned Tennessee will see modest revenue growth for both this current fiscal year and in the next after seeing a boom in economic activity.

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Tennessee State Parks have expanded recycling with interior recycling bins added at all 56 state parks.

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Tennessee's newly elected governor says he wants to do a complete overhaul of the state's public records and open meeting laws as part of his commitment to making government more transparent.


The majority of citizens in Clarksville and Montgomery County voted against a city/county government merger in Tuesday’s midterm election.