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The Nashville Metro Council has called on Gov. Bill Haslam to veto a bill that would ban sanctuary cities in Tennessee.

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An Illinois House committee has set up a historic floor vote on the Equal Rights Amendment.

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  A judge has ruled Kentucky lawmakers broke the law when they held a private meeting to discuss changes to the state’s public pension system.

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Update May 15: Fort Campbell has identified the soldier who died in a boating accident on Kentucky Lake as 20-year-old Pfc. Juwan Richardson of Gordon, Alabama.

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 With marginal policy differences among them, the leading contenders for a Kentucky congressional seat Democrats think is within reach have emphasized their resumes instead.

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Eight years after Illinois abolished the death penalty, the state's Republican governor on Monday proposed reinstating the punishment for mass killers and people who gun down police officers.


  Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to reinstate the death penalty in the state for mass murderers and those who kill police officers.

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Soldiers, civilian employees and people from the community are getting together this month to celebrate Kentucky military post Fort Knox as it marks its centennial.

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An analysis has found Tennessee's Department of Children's Services investigated 647 allegations of child abuse or neglect involving students at more than 460 schools during a recent 20-month period.


The federal Tennessee Valley Authority will charge its utilities a fixed fee that will likely be passed on to customers, no matter how much energy they use.