OAK RIDGE (MCT) -- A special facility to process highly radioactive sludges -- including some waste that dates back to Oak Ridge's work on the World War II Manhattan Project -- will cost at least $100 million to design and construct, according to the Department of Energy.
House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick, R-Chattanooga, said the effort to let grocery stores sell wine is "dead for this year," but Republican Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey said his chamber is pressing on with the legislation "while the iron is hot."
Mothers Against Drunk Driving announced its “2013 Legislative Champions” and recognized Rep. Tony Shipley, R-Kingsport, and Sen. Mae Beavers, R-Mt. Juliet, for their leadership within the Tennessee General Assembly to stop drunk driving.
NASHVILLE – On Friday, the federal government’s short-term inflation of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefit through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 will end, causing a reduction in the monthly amount for households across the nation receiving the food stamps benefit.