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Photo by Andre Rowlett / MTSU Sidelines Archive Story by Kristin Hall / Associated Press  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Swift’s first big jump into politics might have gained her some extra haters, but her endorsement in a competitive midterm U.S. Senate race isn’t likely to result in a massive backlash against the country-singer-turned-pop-star, observers say. …

Graphic by Carlee Francis / MTSU Sidelines  With the midterm elections less than two months away, the question on the minds of many voting activists is this: How do we get Tennesseans to vote? What’s been done in the past just doesn’t seem to be cutting it. Tennessee ranked 49th in the nation in voter …

Photo by Caleb Revill / MTSU Sidelines U.S. Senate candidates Phil Bredesen and Marsha Blackburn engaged in a heated battle of diverging ideologies where they disputed policy and their positions on key national issues during their first debate at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee, Tuesday night. Since the debate, many news organizations have noted the …

Photo courtesy of Chicago Tribune Support for stricter laws on gun sales has jumped by 24 percentage points among Tennessee voters, and a majority of voters believe that recent sexual harassment and assault allegations against powerful men represent widespread problems in society, according to a newly released MTSU poll. The answers from the poll were gathered …

Photo courtesy of Christy Frink / Flickr Former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen currently holds a 10 percentage-point lead over Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn among state voters in the contest for Sen. Bob Corker’s seat, according to a new MTSU poll. Additionally, the poll shows that the favorite of the 2018 gubernatorial race candidates is too …

Photo courtesy of Casey Lawhorn / Facebook Latest update: A body has been found in Vossburg, Mississippi. It is believed to be the body of Casey Lawhorn, according to the Jasper County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page.  Update: Lawhorn’s vehicle was located in Jasper County, Mississippi, but Lawhorn was not inside the vehicle, according to reports …