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Tennessee 3rd Congressional District candidates Chuck Fleischmann and Mary Headrick will debate Monday on WTCI, the local PBS affiliate.

Confused about the state Constitution questions on the ballot?

With a Nov. 1 deadline approaching, some 42,000 of Tennessee's roughly 62,000 high school seniors — or about two-thirds — have applied for Tennessee Promise, a new scholarship program that guarantees to cover the costs of a two-year college degree.

Local election officials say confusing ballot language has been the only hiccup during early voting for the Nov. 4 election.

NASHVILLE — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Gordon Ball said Thursday the federal government has no business regulating pot.

NASHVILLE -- Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Gordon Ball said today the federal government should get out of the pot regulation business.

NASHVILLE -- Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander is defending his decision not to take part in a Senate debate later this afternoon with a blast at his Democratic rival, Gordon Ball, who is.

NASHVILLE -- Flanked by a man in a yellow chicken suit wearing a familiar-looking plaid shirt, Democrat Gordon Ball today again called on Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander to debate him and hinted if the senator won't, it's because he's …

Tennessee's first five days of early voting was down by nearly a third compared to the somewhat similar 2010 election, state figures show.

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.

At a Chattanooga Times Free Press editorial board meeting on Thursday, Gov. Phil Bredesen discussed the national economic stimulus package and a proposed state constitutional amendment on abortion.
  • February 1, 2008

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