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Rural hospitals in west Tennessee could face closures if the American Health Care Act passes.

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A federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of a Tennessee man engaged in an extortion scheme where he threatened to release the tax returns of former presidential candidate Mitt Romney if he wasn't paid.

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Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has signed legislation into law to ban abortions in Tennessee after 20 weeks if a doctor determines the fetus is viable through required tests.

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Four married lesbian couples expecting children through artificial insemination are suing over a new Tennessee law that requires using the "natural and ordinary meaning" of words in state law.

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The Tennessee House has passed a bill to make cities and counties choose between buying metal detectors, hiring security guards and checking bags at many public facilities, or letting handgun permit holders bring in their guns.

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Tennessee lawmakers have passed a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks if a doctor determines the fetus is viable through required testing.

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A resolution calling for the body of President James K. Polk to be exhumed from the grounds of Tennessee Capitol has been scheduled for consideration in the state House before the Legislature adjourns for the year. 

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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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The Tennessee Senate has approved Governor Bill Haslam's road funding proposal. The plan includes the state's first gas tax increase since 1989.

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Nashville attorney and former Army helicopter pilot James Mackler says he is running for the Democratic nomination to represent Tennessee in the U.S. Senate.