Bluetick Coonhound officially the state dog of Tennessee

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – With UT mascot Smokey looking on, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee officially signed a bill on Thursday making the Bluetick Coonhound the state dog.

“Some days in this job are just a little more fun than others,” Lee said. “And this happens to be one of the lighter and more fun days.”

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