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Bill Lee takes oath of office
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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, right, is sworn in by Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Jeffrey Bivins, left, in War Memorial Auditorium Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). - photo by Associated Press
Republican political newcomer Bill Lee on Saturday took the oath of office as the 50th governor of Tennessee, vowing not to solely look to government as the solution to the state's most pressing challenges.