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Legislation would enable state officials to use the electric chair on death row inmates if lethal injection drugs cannot be obtained. (Getty Images)

Tennessee Senate Authorizes Electric Chair For Executions

Legislation would allow the state to electrocute death row inmates if lethal injection drugs cannot be obtained.


Authorities say 63-year-olds Andrew and Anthony Johnson may have been dead in their home since 2011. (Getty Images)

Autopsies On Tennessee Twins Show No Sign Of Foul Play

Andrew and Anthony Johnson were found dead sitting in their recliners, they may have been dead since 2011.


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Ranking The Best Teams In The Sweet Sixteen 2014

With 16 teams left in the tournament, any one can win it all. Here are our favorites.

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Jack Daniel’s Opposes Changing Tenn. Whiskey Law

Now state lawmakers are considering dialing back some of those requirements that they say make it too difficult for craft distilleries to market their spirits as Tennessee whiskey, a distinctive and popular draw in the booming American liquor business.


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Tenn. Attorney General: State Can Lawfully Use Electric Chair For Executions

The State Attorney General says Tennessee can lawfully use the electric chair on death row inmates if drugs used for lethal injection are not available.


Figures of the baby Jesus, Mary and Joseph are on display. (credit: DAVID GANNON/AFP/Getty Images)

Tenn. Bill Would Protect Schools From Lawsuits For Allowing Religious Displays

The state House is scheduled to take up legislation Monday evening that would protect schools from lawsuits for allowing traditional winter celebrations, or religious displays.


UAW says workers at Volkswagen's Tennessee plant were unduly influenced by outside parties. (Getty Images)

UAW Appeals Volkswagen Workers’ Rejection

United Auto Workers say outside influence tainted the vote at the Tennessee VW plant.


Errol Johnson and health care worker are charged with first-degree murder in perpetration of aggravated child neglect. (Getty Images)

Neglected Girl’s Dad Charged With Murder

Disabled Tennessee 12-year-old died from gangrene and infected bedsores.


Volkswagon factory workers in Chatanooga rejected union representation by a 712-626 vote. (Getty Images)

VW Workers At Tennessee Plant Reject Union

Loss is a major setback for the UAW’s efforts to establish itself in the South.


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Judge Who Ordered Baby’s Name Changed From Messiah Fired

An East Tennessee magistrate has been replaced months after ordering a baby’s name changed from Messiah to Martin because she believes Messiah is a title held only by Jesus Christ.