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Tennessee lawmakers have narrowly rejected an effort to move the tomb containing the remains of James K. Polk and his wife, Sarah, putting an end for now to a two-year debate over what to do with the memorial to the nation's 11th president.

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Visitors to the Tennessee State Capitol are often struck by the murals that adorn the reception area of the governor's office.

Protesters who gathered outside the office in August to demand the removal of the bust of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest certainly were. During the demonstration, some were caught off guard by one of the murals, and within hours, a question about it had been submitted to Curious Nashville:

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Gun owners will be allowed to carry when Tennessee lawmakers move into their new office building this month.

House Speaker Beth Harwell and Senate Speaker Randy McNally announced the decision Wednesday. It will apply to anyone with a permit to carry a handgun.