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Wolfe, Fitzgerald offer cases for mayor's seat

Wolfe, Fitzgerald offer cases for mayor's seat

October 12th, 2014 9:45 pm by Max Hrenda

In a repeat of the 2010 Jonesborough mayor's race, two former opponents and colleagues are vying for the position.

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Q&A with Jonesborough alderman hopefuls

Q&A with Jonesborough alderman hopefuls

October 12th, 2014 9:41 pm by Max Hrenda

Although three people are each hoping to win one of two available seats on the Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen, all candidates agreed that the town is moving in the right direction.

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No taxation from representation? Amendment 3 would prohibit Tenn. income tax

No taxation from representation? Amendment 3 would prohibit Tenn. income tax

October 12th, 2014 3:49 pm by Gary B. Gray

The jury is still out on Amendment 3, but one relatively short yet powerful paragraph could be a game-changer.

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Lamar goes negative

Lamar goes negative

October 9th, 2014 10:32 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Forget the syrupy, feel-good message so common to Lamar Alexander's past political campaigns.

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Supermarkets hope to toast wine sales

Supermarkets hope to toast wine sales

October 8th, 2014 9:06 pm by Nathan Baker

It has been a long, hard road for food retailers in Tennessee hoping to line their shelves with wine bottles, but with the finish line in sight, Steve Smith reminded customers not to start the victory lap until the race is over.

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Robert Houk

The new Lamar Alexander wants to get things done'

October 6th, 2014 11:44 am by Robert Houk

Meet the new Lamar Alexander. He's much more conservative than the older model, who was conservative enough for most Tennesseans way back in the day.

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Life Chain, Yes on 1 unite for common cause: abortion regulation amendment

Life Chain, Yes on 1 unite for common cause: abortion regulation amendment

October 5th, 2014 9:38 pm by Max Hrenda

With the backdrop of a vote on a state amendment that could alter the way in which abortion is regulated in Tennessee, members of political and religious movements united under a common goal.

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Ye be judged: Amendment could grant legislature power of judicial approval

Ye be judged: Amendment could grant legislature power of judicial approval

October 4th, 2014 10:35 pm by Becky Campbell

Amendment 2, a measure changing the way appellate judges are appointed in Tennessee, will appear on the November ballot, and it has some firepower behind it, including former Gov. Phil Bredesen, former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson and sitting Gov. Bill Haslam.

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It's a do-over for one County Commission seat

It's a do-over for one County Commission seat

October 1st, 2014 9:02 pm by Gary B. Gray

Former 1st District Washington County Commissioner Pete Speropulos did not resign in time for his name to be taken off the Aug. 7 county election ballot, meaning he technically was re-elected - for a few days, anyway.

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Alexander opponent Ball pours $1M of own money into Senate campaign

Alexander opponent Ball pours $1M of own money into Senate campaign

October 1st, 2014 11:44 am by Associated Press

Gordon Ball is a Knoxville attorney who largely self-funded his primary campaign with $408,000 of his own money.

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