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Durham Probe Can Be Opened

A Nashville judge says details of a sexual harassment investigation of Republican State Representative Jeremy Durham can be open to the public. Chancellor Russell Perkins Tuesday denied Durham’s request to seal evidence related to the probe, claiming it could hurt … Continue reading

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Native Americans Wrapping Up Bike Ride

More than a dozen Native American bicyclists from Oklahoma and North Carolina are wrapping up a nearly 1,000-mile ride retracing their ancestors’ journey along the Trail of Tears. The Remember the Removal cyclists who began their journey June 5 in … Continue reading

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Study Shows Lack of Diversity in Tennessee Courts

A new report faults Tennessee’s court system for not adequately representing the diversity of the state’s population. The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy ranks Tennessee 45th out of 51 state court jurisdictions for gender and racial diversity. The … Continue reading

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Surgeon General: “Pill Abuse a Disease, Not Crime”

The path to solving the country’s opioid abuse epidemic is an opportunity to recast addiction as an illness rather than a crime in many cases and to find efficient ways to treat pain, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy told an auditorium … Continue reading

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Congressional Candidate Post Inflammatory Sign

A campaign billboard in Polk County, Tennessee, is causing a political storm and gaining national attention. The sign appeared off Highway 411 near Benton and read “Make America White Again.” Independent candidate for the state’s 3rd Congressional District seat, Rick … Continue reading

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Leaders Vote Down Hiring Request

Embattled Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold has a new fight on his hands that he said puts the safety of the public in jeopardy. County commissioners have asked Arnold to resign following his indictment on corruption charges. Now they are … Continue reading

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Apple to Pay Back Tennesseans for E-Books

Tennesseans who purchased ebooks from Apple Inc. will receive their cut from a price-fixing settlement over the price of ebooks, according to the Tennessee Attorney General’s Office. Tennesseans will see a total of $8.5 million out of a $400 million … Continue reading

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