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"Literally when you're looking at 1.3 million voters, we've had a total statewide out of all 95 counties only 154 individuals, you're going to expect some people forget ID," says Coordinator of Elections Mark Goins. "So far not an issue for voters to produce a valid photo ID."
The voter ID law was an issue for Cora Beach. After 20 years of voting in Davidson County, a voter registration card was not enough. She also needed a government issued ID, so she headed down to the DMV.
"I just really wanted to get my vote in there, but I want to have my rights also," says Beach. "Won't have to go through all of this."
Beach was told her social security card, Medicaid card, lease agreement, even an original copy of her birth certificate, were not enough. Since her maiden name had changed following 2 marriages, she'd need copies of the marriage licenses.
"Took everything they asked for, I get there and get turned away," says Beach. "I got turned down 3 times. This last time they wanted a marriage license. I'm not getting married, just trying to vote."
"It's a Constitutional right to vote and I don't think we're supposed to have to pay for that privilege," says volunteer Deanna Severance.
Severance drove Cora back and forth to the DMV. On Thursday, Beach voted after election officials allowed her to sign an affidavit declaring herself indigent. It meant she didn't have to pay to get more court documents, but it doesn't solve the problem of voter ID for Cora Beach.
Fox 17's Erika Lathon has the story.
Thursday, November 1 2012, 10:55 PM CDT
Tenn. Powerball ticket worth $1 million
May 19, 2013 18:44 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Powerball ticket sold in Tennessee barely missed winning a share of an estimated $590.5 million prize. But the ticket has a nice consolation prize worth $1 million.
Officials say the Powerball ticket worth $1 million was sold in Chattanooga.
There's no word yet on who won.
A Powerball ticket sold at a supermarket in Zephyrhills, Fla., matched all six numbers selected Saturday night for the estimated $590.5 million prize. It's the highest Powerball jackpot in history.
The winning numbers were 10, 13, 14, 22 and 52, with a Powerball of 11.
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ON THIN ICE?
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- He was already on thin ice with the law when he failed to meet the conditions of his probation.