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Megan Jamerson, WUOT News

This week’s rain wasn’t enough to reverse the effects of a long drought in the Tennessee River basin. James Everett monitors river levels for the Tennessee Valley Authority. His job is only getting tougher as the drought lingers. WUOT’s Megan Jamerson checks in with Everett to see how TVA is keeping an eye on water levels.

Brandon Hollingsworth, WUOT News

It’s often said that news is the first draft of history. If that’s true, then the biggest chapter of that draft is housed in a nondescript office building in Nashville. It’s there, on the campus of Vanderbilt University, that you’ll find video of evening newscasts from NBC, ABC and CBS, going back nearly fifty years.

Brian J. Chong, via Flickr/Creative Commons

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign highlighted and exploited fault lines of class, gender and race in American society. The differences that polarized much of the country at large were also reflected within the nation’s biggest single religious denomination, Catholicism.

WPLN, Nashville Public Radio

This week, WUOT News is giving you a preview of the 2016 elections in Tennessee.  Today, legislative races. Very few seats are considered competitive this year. But there are a few races to watch as results begin to come in Tuesday night. Chas Sisk, the legislative correspondent for Nashville Public Radio, tells WUOT's Brandon Hollingsworth about the races he'll be watching.

This week, WUOT News is giving you a preview of the 2016 elections in Tennessee. Today, the Anderson County charter commission. Voters will choose eight people who will write the county’s first charter document. Anderson will be only the third county in the state to adopt a charter form of government, after Knox and Shelby. Joe Jarret knows about this topic, because he advised Knox County's charter review panel in 2012. Jarret speaks with WUOT's Brandon Hollingsworth.