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Meigs County Chancery Court Clerk and Master Timothy Ned Proffitt was arrested Tuesday on a grand jury indictment charging him with falsifying a hotel receipt that he turned in for reimbursement.

Two days before Lisa Haynes formally interviewed for a top administration job at Chattanooga State, the college initiated the process to secure a visa that would allow her to work in the United States.

When Hamilton County passed its 2014-15 budget this year, some conservative commissioners and good government groups lauded changes to the $900,000 in funds handed out annually for commissioners to spend on local projects.

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NASHVILLE -- State auditors are moving "as quickly as they can" to complete an investigation whose outcome could threaten Chattanooga State President Jim Catanzaro's future at the community college.

NASHVILLE — In Tennessee’s incredible shrinking state Senate Democratic Caucus, it seems almost everybody can be a leader.

NASHVILLE — As Gov. Bill Haslam kicks off his first round of public budget hearings Monday, he finds himself caught between some fellow Republicans who want to reduce taxes and critics who say previous spending reductions have harmed some state services.

NASHVILLE — State Rep. Rick Womick, who hopes to unseat Republican House Speaker Beth Harwell in Dec. 10 leadership elections, is disavowing anonymous email images portraying Harwell and two key legislative allies as puppets on a string controlled by the House clerk.

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Dianne Cox knows people who'd rather do their income taxes than fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), a 108-question form that needs to be filed annually for college students to get most kinds of financial aid.

DALTON, Ga. — Adriana Rascon hates watching her mother fold her hands in prayer every morning before she picks up her keys to drive to work.

Eliza Alfaro sometimes gets a message at the La Esperanza Bakery.

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam was chosen as the new chairman of the Republican Governors Association Thursday afternoon, state Republican Party officials said.

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