3:00 PM Mar 24, 2015
America is home to the sharpest scientists and boldest researchers who are every day finding cutting-edge cures, treatments, and devices to help make sick people well.
3:00 PM Mar 19, 2015
Cameras of all sorts are everywhere.
5:00 PM Mar 18, 2015
It’s getting harder and more expensive to use public records to hold government officials accountable.
4:00 PM Mar 17, 2015
Each spring for 10 years now, a vast media conspiracy has rolled across the hills and plains of this nation.
4:00 PM Mar 14, 2015
Medical tourism is big business worldwide; it’s estimated that 1 to 2 million people travel abroad for services ranging from cancer treatment to tummy tucks. But a pregnant woman who comes to the United States to give birth gets something even more valuable than medical care: U.S. citizenship for her baby.
5:00 PM Mar 13, 2015
I saw the first sign of spring today. A robin. It was dead in a snowdrift, frozen solid as a TV dinner. I saw it while I shoveled the driveway yesterday.
4:00 PM Mar 13, 2015
In August of 1990 my brother, Patrick, and I started a small product and tooling design engineering company called Precision Concepts, Inc. The business was born out of personal necessity while the country was dealing with a recession.
5:00 PM Mar 12, 2015
It seems that we are surrounded these days with proposals for expanded healthcare due to the needs of the people in our communities without some type of coverage or benefits.
4:00 PM Mar 12, 2015
Last week, the Senate took an important step to stopping a harmful rule that would take away employers’ right to free speech and jeopardize employees’ right to privacy.
2:00 PM Mar 10, 2015
The fastest way to shut down access to government records is to charge fees people can’t afford to pay.
1:02 PM Mar 10, 2015
As I write this column in the Southwest corner, I feel pulled in two directions.
3:00 PM Mar 7, 2015
We’re in the midst of a severe flu season, but it’s not too late to help protect yourself and your family from getting the flu.
3:00 PM Mar 3, 2015
No matter what part of the state you live in, I think the weather has been on Tennesseans’ minds, and in certain areas, it’s affecting your day-to-day life in a very real way.
4:00 PM Feb 27, 2015
Representatives of my daughter Heather-Ashleigh will be in the office today selling Girl Scout cookies. Of course, no one should feel any pressure to buy from her just because she’s the boss’s daughter. I know there’s a rumor going around that Roberts was fired last year for not placing an order, but that’s not true. He was fired for wearing a suit on casual Friday.
3:00 PM Feb 27, 2015
Last year, Gov. Bill Haslam made a significant investment in the future of Tennesseans when he signed the Tennessee Promise program into law. This program, which offers future graduates of any Tennessee high school the opportunity to receive two years of community or technical college tuition-free, will surely open doors for thousands of young men and women to get the education they need to start their careers and find good-paying jobs.
3:00 PM Feb 26, 2015
Chris Wyre
When you read about the governor’s cuts in the state budget, the revenue removed doesn’t usually have such dramatic impact on you or the county in which you live.
3:00 PM Feb 24, 2015
The Tennessee General Assembly has a lot on its plate this session.