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Poll: Amendment 1 abortion vote 'too close to call'

Poll: Amendment 1 abortion vote 'too close to call'A poll released by Middle Tennessee State University on Wednesday found that 39 percent of the 600 registered Tennessee voters support Amendment 1
  • Politics
  • 21 hours, 13 minutes ago
Politics

Experts break down Amendment 1 political ads

Experts break down Amendment 1 political adsOne of the most controversial topics on the November ballot refers to Amendment 1. Political ads are taking sides on the amendment and throwing out a lot of statements.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Health

Haslam: Little progress in Medicaid expansion plans

Haslam: Little progress in Medicaid expansion plansThe governor said he continues to work with federal health officials to find a solution that will work, but it's taking longer than he had hoped.
  • Health
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Elections

Early voting ends Thursday

Early voting ends ThursdayEarly voting ends Thursday, Oct. 30; Election Day is Nov. 4.
  • Elections
  • 2 days, 20 hours ago
McMinn - Monroe

Officials hope to appoint new Monroe sheriff by December

Officials hope to appoint new Monroe sheriff by DecemberRandy White defeated Bill Bivens in the August election, but a judge ruled he didn't have enough experience to serve
  • McMinn - Monroe
  • 5 days, 21 hours ago
News

Haslam pushes Common Core review to after 2015 session

Haslam pushes Common Core review to after 2015 sessionGovernor Bill Haslam says he plans to give a "full vetting" to the controversial academic standards getting ready to go in to full force.
  • News
  • 1 week ago
Crime

Tenn. woman accused of buying votes

Tenn. woman accused of buying votesPolice have arrested a Polk County woman for allegedly paying others for their vote.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

Advocates continue call for Medicaid expansion

Advocates continue call for Medicaid expansionMembers of the state chapter of the NAACP and other health care advocates held a mock funeral across from the state Capitol in Nashville to characterize lives they say will be lost if Medicaid is not expanded in Tennessee.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Elections

Experts explain future impact of Amendment 1 vote

Experts explain future impact of Amendment 1 voteWith early voting set to begin, we go to the experts to see what exactly a "yes" or "no" vote would mean on Amendment 1
  • Elections
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Congressman Duncan calls for Ebola travel ban

Congressman Duncan calls for Ebola travel banThe Tennessee congressman made the remarks during a radio interview Tuesday.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Elections

Knox school board candidates take part in debate

Knox school board candidates take part in debateThe three candidates discussed education problems facing our area and what they would do to improve Knox County Schools.
  • Elections
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Abortion rights proponents give big to campaign

Abortion rights proponents give big to campaignThe proposed constitutional amendment would give lawmakers more power to regulate abortions in Tennessee.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

Despite Texas, Wisconsin's changes, voter ID law stays in Tennessee

Despite Texas, Wisconsin's changes, voter ID law stays in TennesseeDespite Texas, Wisconsin's changes, voter ID law stays in Tennessee
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Elections

Despite Texas, Wisconsin's changes, voter ID law stays in Tennessee

Despite Texas, Wisconsin's changes, voter ID law stays in TennesseeAfter judges in other states overturned voter ID laws similar to the one in Tennessee, lawmakers discuss the future of the law here.
  • Elections
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Elections

Vanderbilt junior runs for seat in Tennessee House

Vanderbilt junior runs for seat in Tennessee HouseJunior Matthew Huffer will be hitting the campaign trail soon
  • Elections
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Elections

Vote Yes and No on Amendment 1 campaigns heat up

Vote Yes and No on Amendment 1 campaigns heat upThe "Yes on 1" & "No on 1" campaigns are working to educate voters through events, social media, & literature about the amendment ahead of election day.
  • Elections
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Vote Yes and No on Amendment 1 campaigns heat up

Vote Yes and No on Amendment 1 campaigns heat upThe "Yes on 1" & "No on 1" campaigns are educating voters through events, social media, & literature about the amendment
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Elections

Abortion rights advocates raise $1.5 million in quarter

Abortion rights advocates raise $1.5 million in quarterAbortion rights advocates raised more than twice as much money as the amendment's supporters took in
  • Elections
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

'I Voted' stickers feature GOP name in Tennessee

'I Voted' stickers feature GOP name in TennesseeThe stickers - red and shaped like Tennessee - prominently display the words "Secretary of State Tre Hargett."
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

TN's Hall income tax creates big windfalls, fights

TN's Hall income tax creates big windfalls, fightsKnoxville could get up to $16 million tied to Pilot dividend payments
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

TN governor candidate says party is not supporting him

TN governor candidate says party is not supporting himCharles 'Charlie' Brown is Tennessee's Democratic nominee for governor, but he said he's not getting any support for the Tennessee Democratic Party.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Tennessee lawmaker considers travel ban to stop Ebola

Tennessee lawmaker considers travel ban to stop EbolaRep. Marsha Blackburn says she'd like to see all options on the table until Ebola gets under control
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

McMillan named new chair of Knox Co. school board

McMillan named new chair of Knox Co. school boardThe Knox County Board of Education elected a new leader Wednesday night that could signal a change in the direction of the board.
  • Politics
  • 4 weeks ago
Politics

Ball pours $1M of own money into Senate campaign

Ball pours $1M of own money into Senate campaignGordon Ball is a Knoxville attorney who largely self-funded his primary campaign with $408,000 of his own money.
  • Politics
  • 4 weeks ago
Health

Governor defends TennCare director

Governor defends TennCare directorGov. Bill Haslam praised TennCare Director Darin Gordon on Tuesday for saving tax dollars, despite a federal notice that the program's backlog of applications violates U.S. law
  • Health
  • 4 weeks ago
Elections

U.S. Senate candidate Gordon Ball accused of plagiarism

U.S. Senate candidate Gordon Ball accused of plagiarismA Buzzfeed report accussed Ball of plagiarizing almost every word on his campaign website from other politicians
  • Elections
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Gov. Haslam sees 'huge progress' in Afghanistan

Gov. Haslam sees 'huge progress' in AfghanistanHaslam is one of four governors who traveled to Afghanistan for counter terrorism briefings & to greet troops there
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

New attorney general to be sworn in Wednesday

New attorney general to be sworn in WednesdayKnoxville attorney Herbert Slatery III will be the state's 27th attorney general.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Gov. Haslam makes surprise trip to Afghanistan

Gov. Haslam makes surprise trip to AfghanistanHaslam joined four other governors as part of a delegation to receive counter terrorism briefings and greet troops
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Grand jury recommends charges for Lt. Gov., House speaker

Grand jury recommends charges for Lt. Gov., House speakerThe grand jury recommended charges against the two, but stopped short of indicting the legislative leaders
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago