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Decision 2014

Caucus to decide nominee for Memphis Senate seat

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While several potential candidates have expressed interest in running to succeed state Sen. Jim Kyle, the Shelby County Democratic Party has decided to forgo a primary and decide the nominee through a caucus. More>>

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DesJarlais holds election lead in Tenn. count

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Scandal-battered U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais is holding onto his narrow lead as election officials wrap up the count of provisional ballots from last week's Republican primary. More>>

Tennessee Justice Bivins to campaign for amendment

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Newly installed state Supreme Court Justice Jeff Bivins is campaigning Thursday in favor of a ballot measure to amend the Tennessee Constitution to maintain merit selection of appeals judges. More>>

Recorded call raises questions if sheriff threatened job Video included

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Former school resource officer Josh Smith said he received a call from Mark Gammons on May 10 after Smith's father put a sign up in his own yard supporting Gammon's opponent, Butch Avera. More>>

Former Macon County sheriff's employees meet with TBI Video included

The four former employees terminated on the day after Macon County Sheriff Mark Gammons was re-elected met with the TBI on Monday, asking them to investigate what they call politically-charged firings. More>>

New Maury County sheriff has unlikely background Video included

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A couple of rocking chairs in the town park of Santa Fe in Maury County is where longtime K-9 Deputy Bucky Rowland launched his campaign with a catchy tune sung by his daughters. More>>

Attorney: sheriff's employees firings politically motivated

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The attorney for four employees in the Macon County sheriff's department said their termination is a direct result of their families' participation in the sheriff's opponent's campaign. More>>

4th Congressional District race still too close to call Video included

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Scandal-plagued Tennessee Rep. Scott DesJarlais and challenger Jim Tracy's race is still too close to call as election officials in the largely rural 4th Congressional District tally outstanding votes. More>>

New 24th District DA inherits Bobo case, meth problem Video included

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Hansel McAdams' 16-year run as district attorney of Tennessee's 24th District ended at the hands of Matt Stowe, a young Harvard Law School graduate who has lived there for just five years. More>>

New faces on Metro, Williamson Co. school boards

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There will be a shake-up on the Metro and Williamson County school boards. More>>

Voters reject domestic benefits in Chattanooga

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Voters in Chattanooga have rejected a proposal to allow health benefits for domestic partners of city employees. More>>

State Sen. Stacey Campfield loses seat in primary

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After losing his seat in Thursday's election primary, Republican Sen. Stacey Campfield posted a blog that said "that was fun" and featured a YouTube video of Frank Sinatra singing "My Way." More>>

Alexander wins GOP primary; DesJarlais race close Video included

Lamar Alexander won the Republican nomination to a third term in the U.S. Senate, while a challenge to scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais was too close to call Thursday. More>>

GOP ballot bid fails to oust high court judges Video included

Three Democratic state Supreme Court justices withstood a conservative effort Thursday to oust them from the bench and possibly tip the political scales of Tennessee's highest court. More>>

Rep. DesJarlais holds on in TN despite scandals Video included

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With all precincts reporting, Rep. Scott DesJarlais and challenger Jim Tracy were separated by a 33-vote margin. More>>

Sen. Lamar Alexander fends off tea party in Tenn.

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Republican Lamar Alexander became the latest U.S. senator to fend off a tea party challenge in a primary race Thursday, defeating a state lawmaker who had used a familiar tactic in trying to cast him as an out of touch... More>>

Polls close in Lincoln Co. TN

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One of the key races on Thursday night's ballot is for Mayor. Voters are also deciding on a referendum which would change the form of county government. More>>

Congressional races top Tennessee primary election

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Republican voters will decide whether to re-nominate Lamar Alexander, a 40-year veteran of Tennessee politics, to a third term in the U.S. Senate. More>>

Alexander looks to fend off Tenn. GOP challengers

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After losing his first bid for Tennessee governor 40 years ago, Lamar Alexander shed his blue suit and buttoned-up appearance for a plaid shirt and hiking boots, and embarked on a 1,000-mile walking tour around the state. More>>

Decision 2014: Poll times and contact information

Click for information on when the polls are open in your Middle Tennessee county. More>>

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