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Tennessee transportation officials host a groundbreaking ceremony for Interstate 69 in Obion County Tuesday. TDOT Commissioner John Schroer joins state representatives Bill Sanderson and Andy Holt at 10:30 a.m. at Discovery Park of America in Union City.

A West Tennessee lawmaker is telling drivers to trash their traffic tickets — at least those generated by enforcement cameras.

In an online video that's already received a quarter million views since it was posted Wednesday, state Rep. Andy Holt, R-Dresden, says drivers need to fight the companies behind the cameras.

Holt argues citations generated by traffic cameras aren't legally enforceable. And to drive that point home, he takes a lighter to one he's received.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and top aides have allegedly used the governor’s personal email server to communicate about official business.

A records request by WTVF-TV in Nashville found email accounts linked to the governor’s personal site “BillHaslam-dot-com.” 

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Tennessee now holds the highest bond rating issued by the three major credit rating agencies. Standard and Poor’s upgraded Tennessee from AA+ to AAA status after conducting their mid-year review. 

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Tennessee is among 11 states suing the Obama administration over a federal directive about transgender students in public schools. 

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A federal appeals court has upheld an order requiring Tennessee's Medicaid program to provide applicants with a fair hearing if it cannot process their requests on time. 

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The so-called "bathroom bill" circulating state governments across the country, namely North Carolina, restricts transgender people to use bathrooms that align with their biological sex. Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has recently questioned the need for a special legislative session called by fellow Republican lawmakers over President Obama's directive where public schools must allow students to use facilities consistent with their identity. On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Murray State University psychology professor Dr. Michael Bordieri about these hot-button issues, which he calls "concerning." 

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam is questioning the need for a special legislative session over a directive issued by President Obama’s administration that public schools must allow students to use facilities consistent with their gender identity. 

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Tennessee general fund tax collections are beating projections by nearly $700 million through the first month of the budget year. 

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Tennessee's economy continues to grow in 2016 according to a new economic report. The Secretary of State's office released the report Tuesday.