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20 min ago | Business Journal
Broadband adoption in Tennessee jumped from 43 percent of households in 2007 to 72 percent of households in 2013, according to data released today by Connected Tennessee.
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20 min ago | Chattanoogan.com
Connected Tennessee today released new data showing that broadband adoption in Tennessee surpasses the national average, with 72% of households subscribing to broadband service in 2013, up from 43% in 2007.
2 hrs ago | CNews
A Tennessee woman arrested for driving with a suspended license had a stolen, loaded gun hidden in her vagina, police say.
5 hrs ago | Metropulse.com
It's heartening to see how cooler heads in the state Legislature managed to thwart a concerted effort by right-wing interlopers to ram through a tax cut at the very time when Gov. Bill Haslam has felt compelled to drop his proposed pay raise for teachers because of a state revenue shortfall.
Tennessee legislative Democrats said Tuesday that their biggest disappointment in the 2014 legislative session was the failure to expand Medicaid to cover more of the state's uninsured working poor.
With Republicans in control of the state legislature and governor's office, Tennessee has become an easy target for out-of-state dark money groups looking to push corporate interests through state legislatures.
The Legislature's finest moment came when lawmakers passed a bill that will allow any high school graduate to attend a community college or trade school free of charge.
Tennessee is poised to pass a law that would send new mothers to jail, and it's driving a wedge between Republicans The Tennessee state Legislature recently passed the first bill in the nation that would charge a woman with criminal assault if she uses illegal drugs during her pregnancy and her fetus or newborn is considered harmed as a result.
The United Auto Workers put an end to their current attempt at unionizing Volkswagen's Tennessee plant today by announcing they were dropping their appeal of the February vote, in which workers decided against letting the UAW in, 712-626.
Duncan-Parnell is excited to announce expansion into Tennessee. Effective May 1, 2014, Tennesseans can purchase geospatial products and services directly through Duncan-Parnell.
Heads up if you will be driving Interstate 26 through Johnson City this week -- delays are possible on several afternoons.
A veteran from Tennessee is getting recognition for his military service 70 years ago.
A preliminary investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has determined that a deadly explosion at a Tennessee ammunition plant was accidental.
Sun Photo By O.J. Early Britton Dotson, deputy director of the Division of Water Resources for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, speaks to the crowd assembled at West Greene High School on Thursday night to offer comments on US Nitrogen's revised water permit applications.
Sen. Bob Corker , R-Tenn., said Thursday he will not comply with a subpoena issued by the United Auto Workers to appear at a regional National Labor Relations Board hearing April 21. Fellow Tennessee Republicans, Gov. Bill Haslam and state Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty, said Wednesday they will likely refuse UAW ... (more)