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The year ahead

As James Harrison tweeted Wednesday morning, one year from tonight, we will likely know the winners of Tennessee state and federal primary elections for the 2014 cycle. Many county general election results will also be tallied. One year from today—primary

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You can’t fight city hall — unless you’re the statehouse

The Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County, Tennessee would like to prevent businesses with contracts for government work from discriminating against persons based on sexual orientation. Other cities and towns seek to establish a minimum wage that considers the

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How much Tea does Tennessee drink?

I prefer my tea, whether iced or hot, to be unsweetened and served with fresh lemon. That is neither here nor there; it’s just my View from Somewhere. I really came here to write about the Tea Party movement and

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Post-Mumpower struggle

David Oatney examines the potential for a three-way struggle among House GOP Caucus members to determine their next leader, who could end up Speaker of the House in the 107th General Assembly. Rep. Gerald McCormick, a Hamilton County legislator in

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