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State Rep. Jason Zachary is running for Knox County mayor in 2018 when Mayor Tim Burchett is term-limited.
Sheriff Jimmy “J.J.” Jones will not run for mayor.
And three legislative districts will be open: …

Sunday talk shows

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Wow! Love that new set on WBIR-TV’s Inside Tennessee. John Becker and his panelists stood at a glass table, cutting the distance among them. …

Sunday Talk Shows

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State Rep. Rick Staples has a sharp wit, telling This Week in Tennessee that he’s just served one year in the Legislature but …

Term limits haunt 2018 elections

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Twenty-four years ago, Knox County voters said local officials should be limited to two four-year terms. Someday that may happen, but it’s not kicked in yet.
The 1994 referendum was financed …

Sunday talk shows:

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Sunday talk shows (the local versions) took off for the Memorial Day holiday. No updates.
House Speaker Paul Ryan is coming to town, but you’ve gotta pay $2,500 to find out …

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Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, on Tennessee This Week, said a legislator told him that serving in the state House is …