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The leader of the Tennessee Senate says he sees no need for lawmakers to debate regulations on which bathroom transgender students get to use.

That's after President Donald Trump's administration repealed federal guidance this week that required schools to let them use the bathroom of their choice.

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Tennessee education leaders are trying to convince legislators to stand by the new TNReady standardized test, which went through a disastrous rollout last year. Some lawmakers have proposed giving districts the option go with a national test instead.

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On May 29, 1913, the premiere of The Rite of Spring was infamously met with a cacophony of boos, hisses and jeers from the audience.

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The Davidson County sheriff says he'll more closely monitor the number of requests his office is getting from federal officials to hand over immigrants in custody. This comes after President Trump's administration detailed plans to increase deportation enforcement.

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Some of the first job approval numbers show President Donald Trump losing support in Tennessee. An MTSU poll released Wednesday suggests he's no more popular than President Obama was during his first few months in office.

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In August, Tennessee Tech University clarinetist Won Kim traveled to Seoul, South Korea to perform Olivier Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time with the Mirus Trio. Now, the chamber group is returning the favor, playing the piece with Kim here in Middle Tennessee. They'll perform it Wednesday evening at Tech, then at Nashville's Cathedral of the Incarnation on Thursday night.

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Pianist Agnes Wan left Nashville for a faculty position at Virginia State University, but she's back in Middle Tennessee this week for a private recital in Brentwood and a performance and master class at Tennessee Tech. She brought an assortment of music from both the keyboard and vocal repertoire to Studio C.

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The Tennessee State Library & Archives is attempting to preserve as many artifacts from World War I as possible, a century after it was fought. Historians are traveling around the state to photograph papers, uniforms, even firearms that have never been documented.

The state just wrapped up a similar project with items from the Civil War. That project got a big response, helping the state archives digitize about 4,000 Civil War artifacts.

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Congressman Marsha Blackburn took on pointed questions Tuesday about President Donald Trump's first month in office and plans to replace the Affordable Care Act.

The Republican representative was just the latest member of Congress to face hostility as she met with constituents in an hour-long, townhall-style meeting in Fairview.

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Business leaders swarmed the Tennessee capitol Tuesday to talk about a topic dominating the national news — immigration. Advocates range from the Nashville Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to the Tennessee Farm Bureau.

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