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Local officials address confusion over governor's executive order
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McMinnville Mayor Ben Newman, shown during a Tuesday morning livestream on the Standard’s Facebook page, said the city will suffer from COVID-19 due to lost tax revenue. For COVID-19 updates, visit
Since Gov. Bill Lee issued an executive order directing Tennesseans to stay at home unless they are conducting “essential business,” there’s been confusion about who can leave the house and for what reasons.