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Tennessee Election Results

Tennessee Election Results

Associated Press Reports

November 6, 2018


Filed under News, Tennessee News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn won a grueling, expensive contest Tuesday to become the first female U.S. senator from Tennessee, keeping a key midterm seat under GOP control. The congresswoman defeated Democratic former Gov. Phil Bredesen by closely aligning her bid...

Dems gain in quest for House control but GOP retains Senate

Dems gain in quest for House control but GOP retains Senate

Associated Press Reports

November 6, 2018


Filed under News, Tennessee News, US News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats were gaining significant ground in the battle for House control Tuesday night, while Republicans held their Senate majority as voters rendered a mixed verdict in the first nationwide election of Donald Trump's turbulent presidency. The results allowed both parties to...

2018 Election Central

2018 Election Central

November 6, 2018


Filed under Nashville News, News, Sports, Tennessee News, US News

National and State Results Highlights from State Election Results from 2018 as of 1:03 am local time U.S. Senate Class I 1,917 of 1,969 precincts - 97 percent Marsha Blackburn, GOP 1,198,410 - 54 percent Phil Bredesen, Dem 972,563 - 44 percent Governor 1,832 of 1,969 precincts - 93 percent ...

Early voting nears 350,000 ballots in Tennessee election

Early voting nears 350,000 ballots in Tennessee election

Associated Press Reports and Hillsboro Globe News Desk

October 21, 2018


Filed under Community Engagement, Nashville News, News, Showcase, Tennessee News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennesseans are voting in record numbers with close to 350,000 ballots cast in the first three days of early voting. According to vote totals on the Secretary of State's website 346,130 early and absentee ballots had been cast in the midterm elections by the end of the d...

Teen accused of threatening school shooting on social media

Teen accused of threatening school shooting on social media

Jeremy Durard, Sports

September 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Tennessee News

STRAWBERRY PLAINS, Tenn. — Tennessee authorities say a 13-year-old student has been arrested for sharing a post online that said the student intended to carry out a school shooting. Strawberry Plains is an unincorporated community straddling the boundary between Jefferson, Knox, and Sevier counties in the U....

Jurors acquit ex-Tennessee football players in rape trial

Jurors acquit ex-Tennessee football players in rape trial

By STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

July 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Tennessee News, Tennessee Vols

Jul 27, 2018 7:53PM  KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two former University of Tennessee football players were acquitted Friday of the aggravated rape charges they had been indicted on nearly 3 ½ years ago. A jury of seven women and five men deliberated for almost 1 ½ hours Friday afte...

Tennessee Primary Elections – A look at the state races

Tennessee Primary Elections – A look at the state races

July 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Tennessee News, US News

The Tennessee primaries take place Aug. 2. Voters are picking who will represent their party in races for one Senate seat, currently held by a Republican, and nine House seats, two of which are held by Democrats and seven by Republicans. Voters  are also picking candidates in the race for governor,...

State’s top courts begin hearing cases over open gun carry laws at school events

State’s top courts begin hearing cases over open gun carry laws at school events

Ethan Freeman, Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase, Tennessee News, US News

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A gun openly carried by a spectator at a high school concert in 2015 has turned into a major legal case as the Michigan Supreme Court considers whether the state's public schools can trump the Michigan Legislature and adopt their own restrictions on firearms. Tennessee is also strugglin...

‘Vote them out!’: Hundreds of thousands demand gun control

‘Vote them out!’: Hundreds of thousands demand gun control

March 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Tennessee News, US News

WASHINGTON — In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into a "vote-them-out" movement and tougher laws against weapons and ammo. They took to the streets of the nation's capital and such cities as Boston, New York, C...

Have you had “The Talk” with a teen yet?

Have you had “The Talk” with a teen yet?

Casey Tomlin, Reporter

February 18, 2018


Filed under Health and Beauty, Hillsboro Community Engagement, News, Showcase, Tennessee News, US News

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) The Lifeline (@800273TALK) · Twitter (The Lifeline is a 24-hour toll-free phone line for people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. An online chat option is also available.) There are roughly 30,000 suicides in the United States each year, an...

Titans fire coach Mike Mularkey – Search for next head coach is under way

Titans fire coach Mike Mularkey – Search for next head coach is under way

AP reports

January 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennessee News, Tennessee Titans

Tennessee Titans Press Conference NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans believe the potential reward from quarterback Marcus Mariota working with his third head coach in his fourth NFL season outweighs the risk of change. Or sticking with the same coach. So now the Titans are looking fo...

Tennessee Senate speaker wants comptroller probe into ACT

Tennessee Senate speaker wants comptroller probe into ACT

Hillsboro Globe News Staff

January 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Tennessee News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The state of Tennessee is investigating the national education college testing organization, ACT Inc.. The non profit investigation comes after the Iowa City-based organization has refused to release hundreds of high school students's exam scores that were graded incorrectly. On ...

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