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Republican debate for Tennessee governor canceled

Jun. 23, 2018 2:23 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Organizers have canceled a scheduled Republican debate for governor because two of the leading candidates said they would not participate. The Tennessean reports the debate had been scheduled for Tuesday at Belmont University between Knoxville businessman Randy Boyd, House Speaker...

Dems tussle on charter schools in Tennessee governor debate

Jun. 19, 2018 9:56 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The two leading Democrats in Tennessee's open governor's race tussled during a debate Tuesday over charter schools, the National Rifle Association and one candidate's use of federal flood money to build a downtown Nashville amphitheater. State House Minority Leader Craig Fitzhugh...