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Photo courtesy of Johnson City Press Livestream Gubernatorial candidates Karl Dean and Bill Lee discussed their platforms Tuesday night at the Eastman Employee Center in Kingsport, Tennessee. This debate marked the second of three total planned debates for the candidates running for governor of Tennessee. The debate lasted an hour. Republican Candidate Bill Lee is …

Photo and story by Savannah Meade / Contributing Writer The MTSU Debate Team and the 2018 Irish Times Debate champions faced off on the topic of universal health care on MTSU’s campus Thursday night. The Irish Times Debate is a debating competition held annually in Ireland for students in higher education. 2018’s winners are currently …

Photos and story by Megan Cole / Contributing Writer Over 15,000 people marched through the streets of Nashville on Saturday in support of women’s rights, affordable health care and engagement in political activism during the “Women’s March 2.0.” The march was organized by Power Together TN, the Tennessee chapter of the nationwide Women’s March, one …

Photos and story by Megan Cole / Contributing Writer Protesters gathered at the Tennessee State Capitol before the first General Assembly meetings of the new year to bring attention to the state of health care in Tennessee Tuesday morning. The “Bring It Home: Dollars. Jobs. Health care!” campaign, created by the Tennessee Justice Center, a …

Photo courtesy of CBS  Story by Cody Uhls / Contributing Writer The latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act has been defeated after Sen. Susan Collins of Maine expressed her disapproval of the bill on Monday. The “last-ditch attempt” health bill, “Graham-Cassidy,” was written by Sens. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. …

Departments at MTSU will work hard to closely monitor hours of students working multiple jobs at the university in order to comply with new laws in accordance with the Affordable Care Act, University President Sidney McPhee said. Recently, McPhee announced that students would no longer be able to work more than one campus job in order …