3:00 PM Oct 14, 2014
The first two years are critical to a university student.
4:00 PM Oct 11, 2014
Depending on the dictionary source, stigma is defined as “a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality of person”. An example for the word’s use is “the stigma of mental disorder”. As a mental health professional, I’m incensed by their example.
4:00 PM Oct 9, 2014
Tucked inside the 4H building at the Minnesota State Fair is a working museum filled with old presses, two Linotypes and other features of a 1930s-era newspaper.
3:00 PM Oct 7, 2014
There are hundreds of beautiful towns in the United States. And each of them has a claim to fame.
5:00 PM Oct 4, 2014
Earlier this month, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, House Speaker Beth Harwell and I convened key stakeholders in K-12 education from across the state for Tennessee’s Education Summit: Progress of the Past, Present and Future.
3:00 PM Oct 3, 2014
Despite what you hear, everything about public education is not bad.
3:00 PM Oct 1, 2014
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is a deadly, dangerous threat to the world, and the U.S. must take this threat as seriously as we are taking the threat of ISIS, the most deadly terrorist group we’ve ever seen.
6:00 PM Sep 26, 2014
Thumbs up to the 1,448 registered Lebanon voters who voted in Tuesday’s sales tax referendum.
1:00 PM Sep 26, 2014
The half cent was defeated; yet I remain perpetually optimistic.
3:00 PM Sep 24, 2014
When we hear the word addiction, we typically think of alcohol, cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. However, none of these—or even several of them combined—are anywhere near the most significant substance abuse challenge we face in Tennessee: prescription drugs.
6:00 PM Sep 12, 2014
You might say that Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District is a little off the beaten path.
6:00 PM Sep 5, 2014
I had heard it all before. We have finally got everybody in a room, and we are all working on a common mission to “fix public education.” That was more or less the idea behind the State Collaborative on Reforming Education.
5:00 PM Sep 5, 2014
Hello, my name is Jim and I married a corn junkie.
3:00 PM Aug 30, 2014
It’s back-to-school time in Tennessee, and this fall our high school seniors have an opportunity to change the future – for themselves, their families and for our state.
3:00 PM Aug 26, 2014
On a recent edition of Meet the Press, host David Gregory asked his guest whether Republicans have given voters a reason to vote for them in the fall. He asked whether Republicans have demonstrated that they should control both Chambers of Congress and be “a governing party.”
5:00 PM Aug 22, 2014
“At the height of its power, the photography company Kodak employed more than 140,000 people and was worth $28 billion.