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Tennessee Opinion Spotlight

POLL: Do You Listen To Ivey?

Jeremy Ivey took the stage at an empty The 5 Spot in his hometown of Nashville for a livestreamed set with his band, The Extraterrestrials, that aired on Monday night. Ivey performed songs from his recently released Waiting Out The Storm album including a few with his wife, Margo Price.
NASHVILLE, TN
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POLL: Is This Voting Information Helpful?

Hundreds of thousands of Tennesseans have voted with an absentee ballot this election. The state set-up a ballot tracker tool so you can verify your vote made it to your local Election Commission. If your ballot isn’t received by today you can vote with a provisional ballot at the polls. For details on the process or to track your ballot visit GoVoteTN.com.
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POLL: Do You Think School Funding Has Been Allocated To Programs Evenly During The Coronavirus Pandemic?

(The Center Square) – Questions and complaints have arisen about the Tennessee Department of Education’s management of a school-choice program for disabled students and its allocation of federal coronavirus relief funding, prompting two state legislators to ask the state comptroller to investigate. Senate Education Committee Chairperson Dolores Gresham, R-Sommerville, and...
EDUCATION
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POLL: Do You Approve Of The Naming Decision?

The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees approved a request from UT Health Science Center to name the new dental building under construction on the Memphis campus, the Delta Dental of Tennessee Building. During its fall meeting, which was held virtually, the board also approved naming the entire grounds of...
MEMPHIS, TN

POLL: Have You Received Your Stimulus Check?

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Internal Revenue Service extended the deadline for individuals to claim an economic stimulus check. According to the IRS, nearly nine million people who don’t normally file federal income taxes still need to register for an economic stimulus check. The Oct. 15 deadline has now been...
KNOXVILLE, TN

POLL: Will You Be Watching The All American 400?

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – It is officially race week for the 36th running of the All American 400 at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway. It begins Oct. 30, with three-straight days of competition culminating in the 36th All American 400 on Nov. 1. Preliminary estimates show more than 200 drivers expected to compete during All American 400 weekend.
NASHVILLE, TN

POLL: Have You Voted Yet?

NASHVILLE — Tennesseans planning to vote early for the presidential election have until this Thursday, Oct. 29, to cast their ballots. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3. “We have seen high turnout numbers during early voting, and I urge Tennesseans to take advantage of these final days of early voting,” said Secretary of State Tre Hargett.
NASHVILLE, TN

POLL: Will You Be Watching The Final Debate?

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, are set to square off in their final debate Thursday, one of the last high-profile opportunities for the trailing incumbent to change the trajectory of an increasingly contentious campaign. Worried about losing the White House, some advisers...
NASHVILLE, TN

POLL: Are You Excited To Be Back On Front Street?

Downtown commuters, rejoice! In a press release earlier this afternoon, Memphis Travel released details on reopening the Front Street corridor by the Renasant Convention Center to through-traffic. Drivers and pedestrians can once again move all the way down Front Street starting at 4:30 a.m. on Monday, October 19th. The section...
TRAFFIC

POLL: Are You Going To Vote Early?

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — City and county leaders are encouraging people to vote as early voting starts in Tennessee. Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs posted a video on Twitter encouraging people to head to the polls on Election Day or to submit their vote during early voting. The period for early voting runs from Oct. 14 - 29.
KNOX COUNTY, TN

POLL: Do You Think Restrictions Should Remain In Place As The Rate Of Infection Declines In One Area But Remains High Across The Country?

New and active COVID-19 cases continue to fall in Shelby County as the virus’s transmission rate also declined slightly over the past two weeks, according to the latest data available. The number of coronavirus patients in Memphis-area hospitals continues to decline as overall hospital capacity remains stable. From Sept. 19...
MEMPHIS, TN

POLL: Do You Write Poetry?

GREENVILLE SC (FOX Carolina)- The Peace Center of Greenville S.C. announced in a news release Tuesday its lineup for its singer-songwriter series called “The Poets of Nashville.”. The series will include multiple singer songwriters from Nashville sharing ‘the life of a song’ and their personal stories. The series begins on.
NASHVILLE, TN

POLL: Do You Think The Cancellation Of In-Person Fundraising Events Will Have An Impact On Charitable Organizations?

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The 19th annual St. Jude Memphis Marathon is shifting to an “interactive virtual experience.”. The experience began in August and will continue over the next few months with the virtual race day happening Saturday, December 5. This year’s participants can choose between the three options below:
MEMPHIS, TN

POLL: Do You Think The Pandemic Will Cast Influence Over The New Work Produced By Recording Artists?

The year 2020 has been an emotional roller coaster for pretty much everyone, but Mickey Guyton's (metaphorical) ride has included a few more drops, loops and thrills. A decade ago, Guyton signed her record deal with Capitol Nashville. It wasn't until 2015 that she released her debut single, the soaring breakup anthem "Better Than You Left Me," which climbed into the Top 40 at country radio. But when her sophomore single, "Heartbreak Song," only peaked at No. 45, and Guyton found her career stalling, she felt unable to create something that both she and her label believed in.
MUSIC