Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Tennessee Government News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

48 min ago | The Washington Post

There are more than 9,000 untested rape kits in Tennessee

University of Iowa junior Patrick Took gathers with friends during a rape and violence awareness rally on the Big Ten school's campus in Iowa City, Iowa.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tennessee, University of Iowa, Criminal Defense Law, Law, World News

4 hrs ago | National Public Radio

32 Teens Escape From Nashville-Area Detention Center

Police near Nashville spent the night raking the city with dogs and helicopters in search for 32 teens who escaped from a detention center in Bordeaux, Tenn.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tennessee

8 hrs ago | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

More than 30 teens escape from Tennessee detention center

More than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 were still being sought early Tuesday, a spokesman said.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tennessee

8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Police search for 17 juveniles who escaped Tennessee detention facility

Dozens of teens broke out of a Tennessee youth detention facility late Monday. And after an overnight search, police are still hunting for 17 of the escapees who remain at large.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tennessee, Business News

8 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Dozens of teens escape detention center in Nashville

Nashville police are searching for teens who are still on the run after escaping from the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center about 11 p.m. Monday night.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tennessee

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Washington Times

5 things to know in Nov. 4 Tenn. general election

Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander is strongly favored to win re-election in November.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Bledsoe residents want water problems fixed

Residents of northwest Bledsoe County say their drinking water has drawn dozens of violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act, and they can't get officials to put a permanent fix in place.

Comment?

Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Tennessee

Clarksville Online

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announces David Purkey as Tennessee...

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced the appointment of David W. Purkey as a deputy commissioner of the Military Department where he will direct the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency .

Comment?

Related Topix: Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Hamblen County, TN, East Tennessee State University, Tennessee State University

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Washington Times

Volkswagen tries to bring Germany's worker-friendly policies to U.S.

CHATTANOOGA , Tenn. - German manufacturers are trying to bring worker-friendly policies, which have helped make Germany into an export powerhouse and could help the U.S. solve its youth joblessness problem, to their U.S. operations, but so far few American businesses have seized on the tips they are offering.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tennessee

Clarksville Online

Tennessee Department of Agriculture reports additional Tennessee...

A quarantine for Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive insect that destroys ash trees has been expanded to include more Tennessee counties.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tennessee, Agriculture, Science, Entomology, Bradley County, TN, Meigs County, TN

WKRN

More

Ray Hallavant is the operations coordinator for the center that focuses on Middle Tennessee.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tennessee

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Gov. Haslam: Tennessee Promise begins for high school seniors

It's back-to-school time in Tennessee, and this fall our high school seniors have an opportunity to change the future - for themselves, their families and for our state.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Opinion

CBS News

WWII soldier missing since 1945 finally comes home

Friends and family of a Tennessee soldier who was missing for nearly 70 years were finally able to say goodbye Friday, CBS Chattanooga affiliate WDEF-TV reports .

Comment?

Related Topix: Tennessee

The Horse

TWH Celebration VAC Committee Membership Questioned

Members of a veterinary medical committee charged with testing horses for Horse Protection Act compliance at a the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration say rumors that one member never agreed to be on the committee are false.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tennessee

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Tenn. tea party supporters take heart from vote

For U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, the elder statesman of Tennessee politics, a primary challenge by a little-known tea party opponent was supposed to be little more than a glorified victory lap around the state.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee

The Jackson Sun

New nursing wing opens at UT Martin Parsons CenterNew nursing wing...

New nursing wing opens at UT Martin Parsons Center Student Jessica Brownyard has a lot to say about the UT Martin Parsons Center.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, University of Tennessee at Martin, Tennessee, University of Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Vet denies participating in walking horse panel

A published report says a veterinarian touted as being part of a council to guard against horse soring says he never agreed to serve and hasn't had any dealings with the group.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tennessee

Daily Kos

Next red state up for Medicaid expansion: Tennessee

Neighboring the nation's two biggest Obamacare success stories has apparently made Republican Gov. Bill Haslam in Tennessee reconsider his refusal of Medicaid expansion under the law.

Comment?

Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Tennessee, US News, Bill Haslam, US Governors

Business Journal

Trimming the fat in your health care costs

As recent as two months ago, I wrote about the rising cost of health care and what choices we have to control it.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tennessee

World Magazine

Tennessee promises students free community college

Free college might sound too good to be true amidst national concern over the rising cost of higher education, but that's what Tennessee is promising its high school seniors.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tennessee, Bill Haslam, US Governors

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••