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High Eight: I'm just a bill

... and became law that allowed local governments in Memphis and Knoxville to pass laws requiring the fingerprinting. Here are a few...…

High Seven: Reporters

... In the spring of 2017, newspapers in Memphis, Nashville and Knoxville shared the work of three reporters, while the Chattanooga...…

Middle Six: The Governor

... be elected at that time. Haslam was previously the mayor of Knoxville. In fact, he is the first resident of Knoxville to be governor since 1869! Here are some interesting things about our chief executive: * He is a native of K

Middle Five: The top ten list

... the state capital. Earlier in Tennessee's history, the capital was Knoxville, Kingston and Murfreesboro. 5. Three American presidents came from Tennessee... and Nashville, which have about the same population, followed by Knoxville