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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
  • 2 days, 17 hours 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
  • 1 week, 2 days 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
  • 1 week, 2 days 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
  • 1 week, 3 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
  • 1 week, 3 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
  • 1 week, 4 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
  • 1 week, 4 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
  • 1 week, 4 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
  • 1 week, 5 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
  • 1 week, 5 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
  • 1 week, 5 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
  • 1 week, 6 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
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  • 2 weeks 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
  • 2 weeks, 2 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 5 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
  • 3 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 3 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 3 weeks, 2 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 3 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 3 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 3 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 5 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

Thousands still remain in TennCare limbo

Thousands still remain in TennCare limboIssues with the TennCare application process means thousands of people who have applied for health care still don't have it.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

League of Women Voters pushes to get people registered

League of Women Voters pushes to get people registeredWe are just six weeks away from State and National election day on November 4th.
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Local

November ballot includes controversial abortion measure

November ballot includes controversial abortion measureIn November, Tennessee voters will cast ballots on a question tied to adding new language to the state constitution about abortion.
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Knox commissioners consider a change in meeting times

Knox commissioners consider a change in meeting timesThe change is designed to make it easier for the public to attend the meetings
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Push for wine in grocery stores not done yet

Push for wine in grocery stores not done yetWine in grocery stores is on the ballot in 80 communities. Now advocates want to make sure people get out and vote
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Politics

What's next in Common Core battle?

What's next in Common Core battle?Tennessee's tug-of-war over Common Core surfaced Thursday at a gathering of state lawmakers and education stakeholders hosted by Gov. Bill Haslam
  • Politics
  • 1 month ago
Education

Summit previews next round of Common Core fight

Summit previews next round of Common Core fightTennessee's tug-of-war over Common Core surfaced Thursday at a gathering of state lawmakers and education stakeholders hosted by Gov. Bill Haslam, previewing a likely contentious struggle ahead when the 109th General Assembly convenes in four months.
  • Education
  • 1 month ago