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Winton wins, will face Bowling
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State Sen. Janice Bowling came one step closer to reelection Thursday night, besting local resident Michael Shane Wilcher to earn the Republican nod for the office.Meanwhile, standing in the way of her return to Capitol Hill, Tullahoma resident Mike Winton won the Democratic nomination to seek the 16th District senatorial spot and will square off against Bowling in the November election. He defeated Alice Demetreon for the Democratic bid.Bowling defeated Wilcher by a count of 9,486 votes to 2,135. She handily swept all seven counties in the district, Coffee, Franklin, Grundy, Marion, Sequatchie, Van Buren and Warren.