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Gov. Bill Haslam announces his proposal to expand Medicaid in Tennessee on Dec. 15. Under the plan, the hospital association would pay the state's portion of the program. Erik Schelzig/AP hide caption

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Tennessee's Medicaid Deal Dodges A Partisan Fight

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Workers assemble Volkswagen Passat sedans at the German automaker's plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., on June 12, 2013. The automaker announced a new policy Wednesday that would allow interaction with labor unions at the plant. Erik Schelzig/AP hide caption

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Abortion-rights supporters outside the Supreme Court in January for the annual March for Life. This week North Dakota and Colorado struck down ballot measures restricting abortion, while Tennessee passed an initiative that may result in restricted rights. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Two Of Three States Reject Ballot Measures Restricting Abortion

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Moss and a cup fungus growing amid the decomposing leaves of Shakerag Hollow in Sewanee, Tennessee. Courtesy of David Haskell hide caption

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Gus, who has picked an interesting place to hang out. WREG-TV hide caption

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Why Did The Rooster Cross The Road? To Get To A Chicken Restaurant

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The surprise visitor: An Asian hooded crane that has shown up at the Hiwassee Refuge in Tennessee. John Kuehnel/Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival hide caption

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