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The Tennessee Historical Commission has come out against a plan to exhume the body of former President James K. Polk from the grounds of the state Capitol and move it 50 miles away. 

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Tennessee lawmakers are considering legislation to amend the state constitution to say that God is the source of liberties for the state's citizens. 

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A plan by Tennessee Democrats to expand the Medicaid program in the state has died after the sponsor of the measure pulled the bill for the year.

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The Tennessee Senate has voted to let people use silencers on guns for the sake of hearing and bring guns on their boats. 

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The Tennessee  attorney general's office says a bill that would require all state license plates to bear the words "In God We Trust" is constitutionally suspect. 

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A transgender bathroom bill in Tennessee has failed in a state Senate committee. 

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A Tennessee committee has voted down a bill to protect drivers from lawsuits if they hit protesters who are blocking traffic. 

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The Tennessee House of Representatives approved a bill allowing people to carry loaded guns on their boats.

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A Tennessee legislative panel has changed and passed Gov. Bill Haslam's transportation bill, which Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris says would ensure people save more in food tax cuts than they'd pay in a gas tax hike.

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Tennessee's state attorney general says bills in the General Assembly that would outlaw abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected by ultrasound may not be able to stand up in court. 

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