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TN Chief Justice responds to attack ads

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You may have heard the ads on television asking voters to replace the three Tennessee Supreme Court justices up for retention.Typically the race for Supreme Court judge goes under the radar but this year some conservative groups are making sure that is not the case.Chief Justice Gary Wade, Justice Cornelia Clark, and Justice Sharon Lee are up for retention after eight years on the bench.Tuesday Wade toured the justice center in Jonesborough and the jail, campaigning to keep his spot as chief ... More>>

US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

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European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia. More>>

Reports: Escaped inmates sought in gunpoint theft of NC detectives truck

Law enforcement in two states were searching for two inmates who reportedly stole a North Carolina sheriff's office vehicle at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon. More>>

Handful of Gov. Haslam's cabinet members receive bigger raises in recent years

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The State of Tennessee didn't have the money to give its employees raises this year but a Community Watchdog investigation revealed in past years some of the governor's staffers quietly took home bigger raises than other state workers, with one collecting sizeable raises twice in the last four years. A spokesperson for Gov. Bill Haslam (R) says like every other state employee, none of the governor's cabinet members received raises on July 1st, 2014. However, if you go back... More>>

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

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Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of bombardment in three weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting. More>>

1 killed in fiery crash involving tractor-trailers on I-40E near mm 364

All lanes of Interstate 40 East are back open after one person was killed in a fiery crash involving two tractor-trailers and a truck Tuesday morning. More>>

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