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Chattanooga School for the Arts & Sciences, Lower School (Photo: Chattanooga Schools)

Hamilton County to invest in high-speed internet for 28,000 public school students

Low-income families with children in Chattanooga Hamilton County public schools will get access to high-speed internet services under a plan announced Wednesday by city...
Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett testifies before the U.S. Senate Rules Committee on Absentee Voting. (Screenshot of Senate Rules Committee.)

Hargett to U.S. Senate: Georgia cat’s application to vote proof of voter fraud

Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett cited an alleged instance of a voter registration form being mailed to a cat in Georgia as rationale...

Nashville-based HCA reports $1 billion in profits in second quarter of this year

HCA, the Nashville-based chain of 186 hospitals, reported more than $1 billion in profits in the second quarter of the year, a span from...
Nashville Mayor John Cooper at a recent press conference. (Photo: Metro Nashville News)

Nashville lawsuits target unsolicited robocalls in recall effort

Two federal lawsuits were filed on July 17 against an anti-tax group that made unsolicited robocalls to Davidson County voters encouraging support for an...
A customer at ABQ Guns in Albuquerque. Recent mass shootings have reignited the debate over gun legislation, including red flag laws and expanded background checks. (Photo by Sergio Flores/Bloomberg, Getty Images)

Poll: Majority of Tennesseans more likely to vote for candidate supporting background checks

A poll just out from former Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords’s  gun violence prevention organizations shows eight out of 10 Tennesseans polled approve of background checks before a buyer can purchase a weapon

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