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Legislation Could Let 17-Year-Olds Vote

Posted: 01/16/2007 - Legislation intended to boost election turnouts would allow some 17-year-old voters to cast ballots in party primaries and expand the early voting period.

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House Approves Stem Cell Research Bill

Updated: 01/11/2007 - From the Volunteer TV Newsroom: The House has approved a bill boosting federal support of embryonic stem cell research. We'll have more on as it becomes available.

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ONLY ON WVLT: Senator Corker's First Day

Updated: 01/05/2007 - The Democrats are now in control of both houses of Congress, but there is one new Republican in the bunch, Tennessee's new US Senator, Bob Corker.

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Corker Set to Be Sworn into Senate Thursday

Updated: 01/03/2007 - Thursday is a big day for a former mayor from here in East Tennessee. Bob Corker will be sworn in as Tennessee's newest United States Senator.

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Alexander, Carper Push For Cleaner Air

Posted: 01/03/2007 - Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander says he and Delaware Senator Tom Carper plan to reintroduce a bill that would mandate less air pollution.

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Highest Midterm Turnout Ever

Posted: 11/10/2006 - State election officials say Tuesday's election produced the largest voter turnout of any midterm election in Tennessee, with more than half of registered voters casting ballots.

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Looking Ahead to Campaign 2008

Posted: 11/09/2006 - As Campaign 2006 comes to an end, we're getting a few hints about what you'll see in 2008.

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Corker, Ford on Thank You Tours

Updated: 11/09/2006 - The campaign may be over, but bob corker and Harold Ford Junior are making one last run across the state.

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New Niota Commissioner On Most Wanted List

Posted: 11/09/2006 - Voters in Niota have elected James Wayne Cagle to the City Commission, apparently unaware he was facing misdemeanor charges and on the sheriff's most wanted list in neighboring Monroe County.

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