AP Top Tennessee Headlines at 4:33 p.m. EST

House hits brakes on Tennessee transportation funding bills
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- After months of debate, Wednesday was supposed to be the day that Gov. Bill Haslam's transportation funding proposal finally passed the starting line in the Legislature. Instead, lawmakers decided to hit the brakes and try again next week....

Poll: Trump approval rating at 51 percent in Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A poll released Wednesday shows that President Donald Trump's approval rating in Tennessee is around 50 percent three months after he won the state by a wide margin in the general election....

Joe Carr won't rule out bid for Tennessee governor
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Former state Rep. Joe Carr, who lost Republican primary challenges for congressional seats in the last two election cycles, is mulling a bid for governor next year....

Chief says Memphis City Hall list not based on politics
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The police chief in Memphis says more than 75 people who have been placed on a list of individuals who require a police escort in City Hall were not targeted for their political views....

Indictment: Tennessee deputy guarded an undercover drug deal
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors in West Tennessee say a former sheriff's deputy is facing charges that he provided security during a cocaine deal....

Beale Street Music Festival features eclectic lineup
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Kings of Leon, Snoop Dogg, Soundgarden and Sturgill Simpson are among the musical acts scheduled to perform at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis in May....

UT president pushes inclusion while acknowledging 'tension'
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro lauded his school's commitment to diversity on Tuesday while acknowledging "some tension" as UT tries to be more inclusive....