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Story by Lolita C. Baldor, Kathleen Hennessey // Associated Press | Photo by Gregory French // Staff Photographer  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s plan to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba slammed into a wall of Republican opposition on Tuesday, stopping cold Obama’s hope for a bipartisan effort to “close a chapter” …

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Story by Mark Sherman // Associated Press  WASHINGTON (AP) — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential election year. Scalia was 79. The U.S. …

Story by Erik Schelzig // Associated Press | Photo by Bing-Nan Li // Sidelines Archive NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam in his annual State of the State address proposed what he called Tennessee’s largest investment in public education without a tax increase in the state’s history. Haslam’s $34.8 billion spending plan also provides …

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According to the National Weather Service, strong storms will likely hit the Murfreesboro area beginning Tuesday afternoon. Today will be cloudy with a 70 percent chance of rain with slight chances of rainfall in the early and late afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 50s with lows around 50 degrees. The north and southeast winds will …

Tennessee Titans Mike Mularkey

Story by Teresa M. Walker // AP Pro Football Writer | Graphic courtesy of the Tennessee Titans NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are keeping Mike Mularkey as their coach. The man who handled the final nine games after the team fired Ken Whisenhunt this season was chosen Saturday, just hours after the Titans wrapped up their fourth …

President Barack Obama Nashville

Story by Julie Pace, AP White House Correspondent | Photo by Gregory French // Sidelines Archive WASHINGTON (AP) — Eyeing the end of his presidency, Barack Obama urged Americans Tuesday night to rekindle their belief in the promise of change that first carried him to the White House, declaring that the country must not allow …