1:00 PM Feb 10, 2015
While many potential 2016 candidates for president are well known to Tennesseans, some are surprisingly less so, according to a recent Middle Tennessee State University poll.
9:00 PM Feb 5, 2015
The national average price for gasoline rose last week for the first time in four months, snapping the longest streak of declines at the pump on record.
8:00 PM Feb 5, 2015
(Photo courtesy of Tennessee Department of Health) A smoggy day in Nashville is the result of ground-level ozone that can make breathing more difficult for many people.
With residents of cities like Nashville living with high levels of smog, eyes are on the Environmental Protection Agency and its pending decision on whether to strengthen emission limits.
5:00 PM Feb 5, 2015
Nearly a fifth of Tennesseans would give state and local public schools a “D” or “F” for quality, and the figure approaches a third in the state’s two most populous counties, Shelby and Davidson, the latest Middle Tennessee State University poll shows.
3:00 PM Jan 27, 2015
Nearly 7.2 million consumers selected a plan or were automatically re-enrolled in the federally facilitated marketplace as of Friday, including 184,486 in Tennessee.
1:00 PM Jan 27, 2015
Voting started Monday to choose the winners from TDOT’s first Dynamic Message Sign Contest.
9:00 AM Jan 14, 2015
Mark Pody
A Wilson County lawmaker would like to stop requiring new vehicles go through emissions testing.
7:00 PM Jan 10, 2015
It is completely preventable, but there will be some 40,000 babies born in the U.S. this year, including hundreds in Tennessee, diagnosed with a fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
2:00 PM Jan 9, 2015
State officials Tuesday released preliminary traffic fatality numbers for 2014 and the state’s highway safety plan for 2015.
2:00 PM Jan 2, 2015
(Photo courtesy of Rachel Elaine • Flickr) In Tennessee, nearly one-in-six high school students and one-in-four adults are smokers.
The latest report on how well states are funding tobacco prevention and cessation efforts has Tennessee ranked in the back of the pack at 36th in the nation.
1:00 PM Jan 2, 2015
The Nashville metropolitan area, which includes Wilson County, as well as the state, ranked high on the Walgreens Flu Index this week.
4:00 PM Dec 31, 2014
According to a report released by the Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday, 87,137 people in Tennessee selected plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace leading up to the Dec. 15 deadline for coverage that begins Thursday.
2:00 PM Dec 31, 2014
Motorists traveling for the year-end holidays saw the cheapest Christmas Day gasoline since 2008.
11:00 AM Dec 31, 2014
(Photo courtesy of Sophie & Cie • Flickr) The number of Tennessee youth in foster care who are aging out of the system is down, and for those who are leaving, extended support is helping with the transition to adulthood.
Progress is being reported in Tennessee as the number of foster children in the state who are aging out of the system without finding a forever home is trending down.
3:00 PM Dec 4, 2014
Concerns abound by citizens and groups all along the route over plans to re-purpose the Tennessee Gas Pipeline, which runs through the state on its way from the Gulf Coast to the Northeast.
4:00 PM Nov 21, 2014
Tennessee ranked No. 28 out of all U.S. states and the District of Columbia when it comes to giving parents fundamental power over their child’s education, according to the fifth edition of Parent Power Index, released recently by the Center for Education Reform.
10:00 PM Oct 22, 2014
U.S. oil production soared to its highest level since 1985, which placed downward pressure on oil and gasoline prices.