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The famed "Scopes monkey trial" pitted two celebrity lawyers against one another, but only one was memorialized outside the Tennessee courthouse where the case unfolded - until now. 

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  President Donald Trump has nominated Tennessee Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris and three others to federal district court judgeships.

The opportunity to go to college for free is more available than ever before. States and cities, in the last year especially, have funded programs for students to go to two-year, and in some cases, four-year, schools.

Tennessee has taken the idea one step further. Community college is already free for graduating high school students. Now Tennessee is first state in the country to offer community college — free of charge — to almost any adult.

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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.