Tennesseans will begin receiving account credits or checks this week in a partial agreement resolving an E-book price-fixing lawsuit brought by Attorney General Bob Cooper and attorneys general from 32 other states.
(MCT) -- Federal regulators and Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper will meet with the public, payday lending officials and consumer advocates in Nashville today as part of a push to further regulate the payday lending industry and cut back on so-called “debt traps” that mire consumers in a cycle of poverty.
U.S. District Court Judge Aleta Trauger ordered Tennessee state officials to recognize the out-of-state marriages of three same-sex couples Friday during consideration of their lawsuit challenging Tennessee’s constitutional amendment banning their recognition.
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.