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Sevier County voters defeat sales tax effort, barely

Posted: 08/08/2008 - Sevier County voters narrowly defeated a quarter cent sales tax increase that would have gone to build new schools. Now, with increasing enrollment, what will they do next?

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Seats finally filled by elections, change may be on the way to Knox County

Posted: 08/08/2008 - Knox County Sheriff Jimmy “J.J.” Jones, newly-elected Trustee Fred Sisk, and Register of Deeds Sherry Witt were appointed to their positions 19 months ago as part of the now-infamous “Black Wednesday” Knox County Commission meeting that violated Tennessee’s open meetings law.

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Kurita: 'Quit talking about the past'

Posted: 08/08/2008 - Tennessee State Sen. Rosalind Kurita disputed claims that her narrow victory in Tennessee's primary may have resulted from her crossing party lines to put a Republican in the Senate speaker post.

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Voter turnout was noticeably low in Knox County

Posted: 08/08/2008 - In February 2008, large numbers of East Tennesseans braved long lines at the polls to express their voices during the primaries. Those long lines were noticeably shorter on Thursday and left some voters wondering what kept their neighbors away.

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Voters approve state judges

Posted: 08/07/2008 - Voters have approved Gov. Phil Bredesen's appointments of two Tennessee Supreme Court justices and five appeals court judges.

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Knox Co. voters approve charter reforms

Posted: 08/07/2008 - Knox County voters overwhelmingly approved two charter amendments Thursday authorizing the recall of county officials and making it easier to put amendments on the ballot.

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Knox Co. voters consider charter reforms

Posted: 08/07/2008 - Knox County voters considered two charter amendments Thursday that would allow for the recall of county officials and make it easier to put amendments on the ballot.

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Tennessee voters consider state judges

Posted: 08/07/2008 - Voters are considering Gov. Phil Bredesen's appointments of two Tennessee Supreme Court justices and five appeals court judges.

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Obama denounces KKK ad in Memphis race

Posted: 08/07/2008 - Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama is denouncing an ad approved by a black congressional candidate in Memphis that links the white incumbent with the Ku Klux Klan.

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Tennessee primary to decide Alexander opponent, House seats

Posted: 08/06/2008 - Voters decide Thursday which Democrat will have to face popular Republican incumbent Sen. Lamar Alexander this fall, and whether freshmen incumbents at opposite corners of the state will be returning to Congress next January.

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