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U.S. Rep. Diane Black says she is stepping down as House Budget Committee chairwoman as she runs for governor of Tennessee. 


  Officials say Tennesseans that participated in a national prescription drug disposal initiative turned in a record number of unwanted or expired medications.

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Democrats eager to take control of the Senate next year are turning to Tennessee, where a popular Democratic ex-governor is running for the seat being vacated by the retirement of Republican Sen. Bob Corker. 

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A analysis from the University of Tennessee has found that substance abuse costs Tennessee more than $2 billion dollars annually.


A gay rights activist has filed a federal lawsuit challenging a Tennessee law that allows therapists to refuse clients based on personal beliefs.

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Former Gov. Phil Bredesen, the last Democrat to win a statewide race in Tennessee, is considering a bid to succeed retiring Republican Bob Corker in the U.S. Senate. 

Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., announced on Tuesday she will run for Senate in Tennessee — and took a shot at the current Republican leadership in her announcement video.

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Gov. Bill Haslam is headed on trade mission to Asia next week to pitch investment opportunities in Tennessee to companies in Japan and South Korea.

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The first victim identified in a mass-shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas Sunday night is Sonny Melton of Big Sandy, Tennessee, who was attending the event with his wife Heather.