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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.

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Tennessee is joining more than a dozen other states in urging an appeals court to reinstate President Donald Trump's revised travel ban.

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Tennessee's attorney general has agreed that the state will drop two abortion limits. Herbert Slatery’s decision was contained in federal court filings on Thursday.

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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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