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Political violence in Tennessee: It’s all crazy

Newscoma took the time to remind us Tennesseans of one of the most violent and bizarre attacks on a politician we have known in modern times: the 1998 murder of former Sen. Tommy Burks by his campaign opponent, Byron “Low

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Herenton: Cohen tries ‘to act black’

The AP filed a story focused on the Democratic Party’s candidates in Tennessee’s Ninth Congressional District. Former Memphis mayor Willie Herenton is challenging incumbent U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, and is speaking out in favor of the majority African-American district electing

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