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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — In a ramshackle campaign headquarters just off the town square here, Democrat Lenda Sherrell last week was firing up the troops in her bid to unseat the most controversial congressman in modern Tennessee history.

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Monroe County, Tenn., officials have four months to fill the county sheriff’s position after Randy White’s August election was voided by a Chancery Court order.

JASPER, Tenn. — There is a tradition of deep-rooted rivalries and downright mistrust across Marion County, and cooperation among the various local governments hasn't always been popular.

Fort Oglethorpe's elections superintendent sent off November's election ballots to be printed with ousted former councilman Charles Sharrock's name on them without a second thought.

About 50 people attended a meeting Thursday evening to hear the proposed plans for reconstruction of the Interstate 75/Interstate 24 interchange.

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NASHVILLE -- Democrat Gordon Ball says a new poll he commissioned shows Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander ahead but with just 45 percent of the vote compared to 32 percent for Ball.

Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, smiled and whispered to each other as they sat behind a wooden lectern preparing to speak about their grandson to a room of approximately 300 at the Chattanooga Convention Center on Saturday.

With just more than a week before the two candidates seeking to represent Tennessee's 3rd Congressional District meet for a head-to-head debate, the candidates say they expect to stick to issues — and keep it clean.

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"The president already has too many White House staff 'czars' who are not accountable to Congress.

SPRING CITY, Tenn. — Within an $80 million concrete building anchored to the bedrock of the highest point at the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, the Tennessee Valley Authority is storing enough pumps, generators and other equipment to respond to most any type of earthquake, storm or missile attack.

NEW YORK — Four U.S. governors, including Gov. Bill Haslam of Tennessee, have made a surprise visit to Afghanistan as part of a delegation to receive counterterrorism briefings and greet troops stationed there.

WASHINGTON — In a show of solidarity with Ukraine, President Barack Obama welcomed the new leader of the embattled former Soviet republic to the White House Thursday, but he stopped short of fulfilling his visitor's urgent request for lethal aid to fight Russian-backed separatists.

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