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Photo and video by Caleb Revill / Assistant News Editor Diane Black, a 2018 gubernatorial candidate, visited Middle Tennessee State University on Monday to speak with Sidelines about her vision for the university and the state. Black, who has had a varied career as a registered nurse, an educator at Volunteer State Community College, a …

Photo courtesy of CNN Contributions by Caleb Revill / Assistant News Editor  After a tumultuous year of controversy, political division and many changes to the way that the country is governed since the Obama era, President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union address Tuesday. The president spent over an hour discussing a …

Photo Courtesy of Flickr  Monday at 8 p.m., the long-awaited first presidential debate will take place at Hofstra University. Millions of American eyes will watch as the two front-runners wade into a war of mud-slinging, platform disagreements and NBC’s Lester Holt. Both Trump and Hillary have seen fascinatingly large ups and downs during their campaign …

After coming to Tennessee twice in the last three months, the Obama administration gave the Volunteer State even more while announcing executive actions in his “Made in Rural America” initiative. Tennessee’s merchandise exports made a record-breaking $33 billion in 2014 according to a release from the White House Press Secretary citing a Department of Commerce study. …