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Suing Tennessee for assisted suicide

Should assisted suicide be legal in Tennessee? A well-known attorney and politician with terminal cancer is suing the state for that right.

Greene Co. election deadline Thursday

Want to run for office in Greeneville? You'd better file soon. Thursday is the deadline to throw your name into the ring for the August 6th municipal election.

Final results, Clark elected new Kingsport mayor

Your votes have been counted. Election results are in for Kingsport, Bristol, and Bluff City. John Clark will be Kingsport's new mayor. Be sure to watch Fox Tri-Cities News at 10 and News 5 WCYB Tonight at 11 for reaction.

(img1)More early voting: Bristol, Kingsport, Bluff City

Sullivan Co. early voting, new locations

Early voting in Sullivan County began on April 29th, and now the voting locations have been expanded.

The Sullivan County election office has opened two more voting locations.

These elections are just for residents of Bristol, Kingsport and Bluff City to elect aldermen, school board members and the Kingsport mayor.

Unicoi County now officially has a property assessor.

Wayne Peterson has the job after the county commission voted five to three.

No stopping Greene County wheel tax increase

Car owners in Greene County are going to have to pay a higher wheel tax, after all. The grassroots effort to stop the increase has fallen short in its tracks. The group didn't collect enough valid signatures.

Greene County roads need fixing, no money in budget

Harsh winter weather created road problems throughout Greene County, but the holes in the road aren't the only thing causing issues - it's the money to fix them that isn't there.

Carter County election office moving to old 911 center

An empty building in Carter County will soon be remodeled and back open for county workers. Moving the election commission to the old 911 center could get more people to come out and vote.

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Pataki: 'I am candidate for president of US'

Former New York Governor George Pataki announces he is a candidate for president of the United States during a rally in New Hampshire.

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Pataki announces candidacy for president

Former New York governor George Pataki enters the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

Rick Santorum who is he

Who is Rick Santorum?

Presidential candidate Rick Santorum is betting the voters will give him a do-over.

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Nebraska Gov. vetoes death-penalty repeal

Nebraska lawmakers last week approved a bill that would repeal the death penalty in their state, but GOP Gov. Pete Ricketts on Tuesday followed through on his promise to veto the legislation.

Chicago gun violence

56 people shot over weekend in Chicago

Memorial Day weekend was a bullet-ridden one in Chicago. Police say 56 people were shot, 12 of them died. Now a Cook County commissioner is presenting a seven-point plan to tackle the issue.

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President Obama notes milestone Memorial Day

President Barack Obama observed during remarks at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday that this year is the first Memorial Day in 14 years "that the United States is not engaged in a major ground war."

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Joint chiefs chair breaks out in song

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey sings at a military event.

Photo Galleries

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Mosul, Iraq

Who is ISIS?

ISIS forces have extended their control around the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. The capture of Syria's ancient city, about 150 miles northeast of Damascus, threatens a UNESCO World Heritage Site described as having "stood at the crossroads of several civilizations," Learn more about the group.

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George H.W. Bush through the years

Look back at the life and career of former President George H.W. Bush, who was released from the hospital today.

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What to know about Obama's immigration initiative

President Barack Obama's executive actions that would implement major changes to the country's immigration policies suffered a major blow after a federal judge ordered Obama's programs halted Tuesday. Click on to find out more about Obama's proposed changes.

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Immigration in America: A history

With the president set to unveil a major immigration plan tonight, look back at the tumultuous history of this issue in America.

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The women of political sex scandals

From Monica Lewinsky to Sydney Leathers, take a look at the women involved in steamy political sex scandals.

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Things more hated than Congress

What's more hated than Congress in America right now? Not much, but there are a few things.

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States with the most undocumented immigrants

The immigration debate is heating up again. Find out which states are home to the most undocumented immigrants, according to the latest data available.

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World's most powerful people

Who is the most powerful person in the world? This year's answer may surprise you.

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National Political Coverage

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Pataki makes long-shot bid for President

George Pataki, the newest addition to the packed Republican White House race, said Thursday the bottom of the pack is the best place to start, as he kicked off his long-shot presidential bid in New Hampshire.

The former three-term New York governor, w...

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Former US House Speaker Hastert indicted

Federal officials have indicted former House Speaker Dennis Hastert for lying to the FBI about $3.5 million he agreed to pay to an undisclosed subject to "cover up past misconduct."

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Obama announces new EPA protection of waterways

The Obama administration announced a controversial new rule Wednesday that places the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of protecting streams and wetlands.

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Bill Clinton: 'I'm officially Ebola-free'

Former President Bill Clinton said at a United Nations event Thursday that he underwent Ebola screening from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after a recent visit to Liberia, but that he was never exposed to the deadly virus.

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Live anthrax sent by military

Four lab workers in the United States and up to 22 overseas have been put in post-exposure treatment after the U.S. military inadvertently shipped live anthrax samples -- some via FedEx -- to locations in nine states, a defense official told CNN.

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Congress flocks to Taylor Swift concert

There's plenty of bad blood between Republicans and Democrats in Congress, but on July 13, one woman will bring them together: Taylor Swift.

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