OAK RIDGE (MCT) – Road construction associated with the Uranium Processing Facility project was halted temporarily after radioactive materials were uncovered at the work site on the west end of the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant.
CHATTANOOGA (MCT) – U.S Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said the UAW's challenge of last month's vote against unionization of the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga is "an unprecedented assault on free speech."
(MCT) – A lawsuit filed in Davidson County Chancery Court alleges that Hamilton County Schools segregates intellectually disabled students from regular classrooms nearly twice as much as the national average.
HENRYTOWN (MCT) – The Sevier County mother who tried to set her infant son on fire was sentenced to eight years in jail with the possibility for parole after serving 30 percent of the term, 4th Judicial District Attorney Jimmy Dunn said.
OXFORD, Miss. (MCT) – Fraternity presidents at Ole Miss declared Thursday that they would not hesitate to expel a member if it turns out that one of their own had a role in placing a noose around the campus statue of a black civil rights figure.
KNOXVILLE (MCT) – A decline in abortion rates because there are fewer unintended pregnancies "is what we all want to see," said Corinne Rovetti, co-director of Knoxville Center for Reproductive Health.
NASHVILLE – University of Tennessee head football coach “Butch” Jones was named the 2013 Tennessee Headliner of the Year in an inaugural award by the Tennessee Press Association presented Thursday in Nashville.
CHATTANOOGA (MCT) – In what some call the most significant American labor election in decades, Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant employees are slated to start casting ballots today in a vote that could dramatically shift the union playing field in the region.
NASHVILLE – The Internal Revenue Service on Friday opened the 2014 tax filing season by highlighting a growing number of online services at irs.gov and encouraged Tennesseans to check out a variety of tax benefits, such as the often-overlooked Earned Income Tax Credit.