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TN's secession petition gets no official support

Heidi Hall and Brian Haas • Nov 14, 2012 at 10:49 AM

Apparently, one secession for Tennessee is enough.

In one of those loopy online campaigns that tend to spring up in the age of the Internet, thousands of people disappointed by the election results broached the idea of breaking with the U.S. government through an online petition to a White House website.

State officials don’t expect it to get much traction.