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NC5 Investigates: Davidson County Clerk

Interim County Clerk Promises To Restore Public Confidence Video included

Interim Davidson County Clerk Brenda Wynn is promising to restore the public's confidence, just as questions arise about whether John Arriola might be plotting a comeback. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Davidson County Clerk

Sources: Feds Drop Arriola Tax Investigation Video included

NewsChannel 5 has learned that federal prosecutors have now dropped an investigation into whether former Davidson County Clerk John Arriola cheated on his taxes. More>>

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County Clerk: 'I Call It A Gratuity' Video included

Davidson County Clerk John Arriola, while expressing outrage over a story that had not yet aired, promises to end the practices uncovered by NewsChannel 5 Investigates. More>>

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Taxpayer-Funded PR Plan Aimed To Boost Arriola Image Video included

NewsChannel 5 Investigates has uncovered new details about how Davidson County Clerk John Arriola spent thousands of dollars of your money to promote his name and face. More>>

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Mayor Requests Audit of Davidson County Clerk's Office

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean requested an audit of Davidson County Clerk John Arriola's office, and a leading member of the Metro Council is now demanding that Arriola answer some tough questions. More>>

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Tygard: Arriola Needs To 'Man Up,' Answer Questions

A leading Metro Council member says the Davidson County clerk needs to "man up." Charlie Tygard wants answers that John Arriola refused to give when asked by NewsChannel 5 Investigates. More>>

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Arriola Gives $33,000 Tahoe Bill To Taxpayers Video included

Davidson County Clerk John Arriola has surrendered the $33,000 SUV that you had paid for. That follows questions raised by NewsChannel 5 Investigates. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Davidson County Clerk

Arriola Puts Campaign Treasurer On Metro Payroll Video included

Right after Davidson County Clerk John Arriola got elected, he put his campaign treasurer on the Metro payroll. But Leighton Bush has not had to document any of the hours that he has worked. More>>

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DA Requests TBI Investigation Of County Clerk's Office

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District Attorney General Torry Johnson confirmed Friday afternoon that he has asked the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to open a formal criminal probe into Davidson County Clerk John Arriola's Office. More>>

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Metro Finance Cuts Off Arriola's Purchasing Power

The Metro Finance Department told Davidson County Clerk John Arriola's office Tuesday that it will no longer be allowed to make any purchases on its own. They even canceled Arriola's credit card. More>>

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Protestors Demand Arriola Resignation

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A small group of protestors headed to the Davidson County Clerk's Office Thursday, demanding the resignation of John Arriola. More>>

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Council Heading For Vote On John Arriola's Future

The stage is now set for a vote in the Metro Council on whether John Arriola should stay or go. On Friday, one council member filed a resolution calling for the embattled county clerk to resign. More>>

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Some Council Members Balk At Call For Arriola Resignation

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A poll of Metro Council members suggests that County Clerk John Arriola is getting the benefit of the doubt from some folks who were not willing to do the same for Criminal Court Clerk David Torrence. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Davidson County Clerk

County Clerk's Renters Tied to Metro Jobs, Contract Video included

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Now our investigation has uncovered exclusive new details about how the Davidson County Clerk John Arriola may have mixed his own business with the public's business. More>>

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Emails Show Arriola Charged 'Fee' For Wedding Ceremonies Video included

Davidson County Clerk John Arriola had insisted the cash he pocketed for performing weddings was not a "fee" for his services. But email messages from the clerk's office tell a different story. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Davidson County Clerk

Emails Show Metro Staff Used For Arriola Politics Video included

NewsChannel 5 Investigates has uncovered even more evidence about how your tax dollars went to John Arriola and his political friends. The proof is in those emails just obtained from the county clerk's office. More>>

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Search Warrant Served in County Clerk Investigation

Authorities unsealed a search warrant Tuesday that seeks evidence for a potential case not only against Davidson County Clerk John Arriola, but also his longtime campaign treasurer. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Davidson County Clerk

Scathing Audit Faults County Clerk For Wedding Fees Video included

Davidson County Clerk John Arriola may have improperly pocketed as much as $119,000 over five years for weddings that he performed on taxpayer time, a scathing state audit released Wednesday morning reveals. More>>

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Council Member Renews Call for Arriola Resignation

A Metro Council member is renewing his call for Davidson County Clerk John Arriola to resign. That follows the release of a scathing audit of Arriola's office. More>>

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Metro Audit Finds More Problems in Arriola Office

Metro Nashville internal auditors say Davidson County Clerk John Arriola needs to tighten controls to ensure that taxpayers are getting the best deal. More>>

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Davidson Co. GOP Joins Call For Arriola Resignation

Davidson County's Republican Party is throwing its support behind a resolution calling for County Clerk John Arriola to resign. The group issued a statement by email late Sunday evening. More>>

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Council Member: Arriola Refused Offer To Clear Up Tax Questions

NewsChannel 5 has learned about an offer by leading Metro Council member to help Davidson County Clerk John Arriola clear his name. It was an offer that, the Council member says, Arriola refused. More>>

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Three County Clerks, Three County Clerk Scandals

Davidson County Clerk John Arriola was not the first Davidson County Clerk to face scandal. Since 1980, there have been three county clerks and three county clerk scandals. More>>

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Council Delays Arriola Vote As Fireworks Fly

Davidson County Clerk John Arriola may be under criminal investigation, but he had the votes Tuesday to put off a Metro Council resolution calling for him to resign. More>>

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Tygard Asks Arriola To Pay Back Wedding Fees

Davidson County Clerk John Arriola faces a new call that he pay back those fees he collected for performing weddings on taxpayer time. More>>

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Metro Council Asks Arriola To Resign, Return Fees Video included

Metro Council delivered a message to Davidson County Clerk John Arriola, telling him it's time to go. One resolution called for him to resign, another asked him to return those controversial wedding fees. More>>

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Davidson County Clerk Arriola Says He Won’t Resign

Davidson County Clerk John Arriola has told friends that he's not going anywhere despite a Metro Council vote on Tuesday asking him to resign. More>>

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Mayor Wants Tax Collections Taken From Arriola Video included

Dean administration asks Metro Council to strip Davidson County Clerk John Arriola of his power to collect some $40 million in Metro taxes. More>>

Davidson County Clerk Neglects To Collect Annual Bar Tax

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Many bar owners in Nashville are receiving a letter in the mail from the Davidson County Clerk's office. The letter states they owe unpaid fees for their liquor license. More>>

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Could John Arriola's Resignation Be Close? Video included

Could Davidson County Clerk John Arriola soon be on his way out? Thursday night, the embattled Davidson County Clerk refused to rule out that possibility. More>>

What Will Happen to Arriola's Personalized Signs? Video included

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The news that Davidson County Clerk John Arriola is resigning has many wondering what will happen to all the signs around the area featuring his name. More>>

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Arriola Resigns, Avoids State Criminal Charges Video included

Updated: June 25, 2012 05:52 PM CDT

Davidson County Clerk John Arriola submitted his resignation Monday after months of scandal surrounding his office and a lengthy criminal investigation. More>>

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Arriola Taps Political Confidante As Interim Clerk

Outgoing Davidson County Clerk John Arriola has picked a longtime aide who shoved a reporter to serve as interim clerk until Metro Council appoints a successor. More>>

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    NewsChannel 5 Receives Prestigious Peabody Award

    NewsChannel 5 Receives Prestigious Peabody Award

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    NewsChannel 5 and the NewsChannel 5 Investigates team have been honored with one of broadcasting's highest honors, the coveted George Foster Peabody Award, for an on-going investigation of Tennessee state government.more>>
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    UAW: 'Ball Is Back In The Governor's Court'

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    The United Auto Workers ended one battle Monday, but the struggle to represent Volkswagen workers appears to be far from over. And union officials promised to turn up the heat in Congress over how the Haslam administration used your money.more>>
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    UAW Drops Appeal Of Volkswagen Vote

    UAW Drops Appeal Of Volkswagen Vote

    The United Auto Workers has dropped its appeal of the February vote that it lost to unionize workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, the UAW announced Monday morning.more>>
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