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This article was updated at 9:25 p.m. on July 29, 2018, to clarify details regarding the Aim Higher Act. Photo courtesy of Education and the Workforce Committee Democrats Story by Sarah Dixon-Morgan / Contributing Writer With goals to make college more accessible and affordable to a larger number of students, the Aim Higher Act was revealed …

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Photo by Gregory French/ Sidelines Archives Tennessee voters are beginning to warm up to President Barack Obama while they are still displeased with the U.S. Congress, as seen in the latest MTSU Poll. MTSU professors Ken Blake and Jason Reineke conducted the poll from Sept. 28 to Oct. 2 in order to gauge how registered voters in …

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Republican Lamar Alexander re-elected to 3rd term in US Senate. Alexander was beating Democrat Gordon Ball in early returns Tuesday night. Alexander emerged from a closer-than-expected primary campaign against state Rep. Joe Carr, and then he left little to chance against Ball in the general election campaign. Alexander shed his …

By Taylor Davis Assistant News Editor At the 23rd annual Windham Lecture, an acclaimed author and three other speakers discussed when Tennessee Democrats ousted their own governor and put Republican Lamar Alexander in office in 1979. The four guest speakers included Keel Hunt, author of “Coup,” Alexander, former U.S. attorney Hal Hardin and John Seigenthaler, …