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Eight seeking state attorney general position
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NASHVILLE (AP) — Eight candidates submitted applications with the Tennessee Supreme Court by Friday’s deadline to be considered for the next eight-year term as state attorney general.Tennessee is the only state where the high court appoints the attorney general. The justices will make their choice after public hearings with finalists.Incumbent Attorney General Bob Cooper, 57, whose term expires at the end of the month, is among those who have applied for the job. Others include Gov.