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The Tennessee Senate could be voting on a bill today that would make it easier for people with low-level criminal convictions to get their records wiped clean.

Knoxville businessman Randy Boyd's campaign says it has raised $1.25 million for the Republican's gubernatorial bid.

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Gov. Bill Haslam has signed his wide-ranging proposal that increases Tennessee's gas tax to fund roadwork and cuts other taxes.

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Northeast Kentucky, a region still feeling the effects of job losses in the coal, steel and railroad industries, is receiving a more than one billion dollar manufacturing investment. Governor Matt Bevin made the economic development announcement Wednesday in Wurtland.

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The University of Louisville's interim president says steps are underway to bolster oversight of the athletics department, which came under attack from a high-profile trustee. Interim President Greg Postel said Wednesday his actions weren't spurred by criticism from pizza magnate John Schnatter, who is a UofL trustee.

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Illinois officials are poised to consider the status of the pension Dennis Hastert receives for the time he served in the state's General Assembly.

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A Tennessee House panel has voted to make the state commit to cover the whole cost of a proposed regulation requiring seat belts in new school buses.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam's proposed budget amendment includes $50 million dollars for a new state library and archives building. 

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The Illinois General Assembly is back in Springfield and is heading into the final six weeks of its spring session.

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The Tennessee House has voted to put the finishing touch on months of work on Gov. Bill Haslam's bill that increases the gas tax to fund roadwork and cuts other taxes.