Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new Vanderbilt University poll finds an overwhelming majority of Tennesseans support Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's failed proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income residents.

The results of the survey released Wednesday also finds that about two in three voters find the state Legislature does not spend enough time on issues they care about, though the General Assembly's 55 percent popularity rating remained unchanged from the university's last poll in November.

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Court of Appeals has heard arguments over whether to change the controversial Civil War names of three Memphis parks.

The Commercial Appeal reports (http://bit.ly/1Fk67GR ) three judges met with the attorneys involved in the legal battle on Tuesday.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The price of cigarettes is going up in Tennessee, but the proceeds won't be landing in state tax coffers.

The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports (http://bit.ly/1RAbuVA ) that under a new law signed by Republican Gov. Bill Haslam, the minimum markup on cigarettes — which retailers say covers the "cost of doing business" — will rise from 41 cents on each pack of cigarettes to 76 cents per pack over the next two years.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a message from a group that may support the terrorist network ISIS took down the website of a popular Nashville music venue.

Multiple news outlets reports the website for the Douglas Corner Cafe was hacked by Team System DZ with a message reading "I am Muslim and I love jihad" Monday. The group has reportedly hacked dozens of websites across the country, flaunting messages in support of ISIS.

The FBI was made aware of the cyberattack and is warning business owners to secure their websites.

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (AP) — Jurors have begun deliberating in the trial of a mother and daughter charged in a double slaying that prosecutors say was prompted by the younger woman being deleted as a friend on Facebook.

According to media reports, jurors resumed deliberations Tuesday in the case against 64-year-old Barbara Potter, and her daughter, 35-year-old Jenelle Potter.

The two are charged with murder in the 2012 slayings of 36-year-old Billy Payne and 23-year-old Billie Jean Hayworth, who were found dead inside their Johnson City home.

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