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4 hrs ago | Coshocton Tribune
Once, Tennessee's small towns and cities had hope. Sometimes there wasn't enough work for everyone to make a good living.
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8 hrs ago | Communications Workers of America
More than 500 Tennessee activists, including CWAers, union members and other allies, rallied at the State Capitol for secure, living wage jobs, public education, and democratic rights to organize, protest, bargain and vote freely.
9 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com
The Tennessee General Assembly has passed a bipartisan resolution applying for a Convention of States under Article V to exclusively consider a federal balanced budget amendment.
12 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville
Jack Daniel's is rolling out a test version of a new cinnamon-flavored whiskey called "Tennessee Fire" that is designed to tap into the flavored whiskey craze.
14 hrs ago | Nashville Scene
After a contentious school board meeting Tuesday night where flyers from charter supporters attacked board members Will Pinkston and Amy Frogge , Pinkston has fired back.
16 hrs ago | The Tennessean
The deceptively named "Religious Viewpoints Anti-Discrimination Act," which is rapidly moving through the Tennessee General Assembly, is the latest attempt to intrude on Tennesseans' religious freedom rights in public schools.
20 hrs ago | The Tennessean
Drivers working for ride-sharing services such as Lyft and Uber might not be fully insured, the state Department of Commerce and Insurance warned Wednesday.
20 hrs ago | The Tennessean
Bans on fracking and mountaintop mining in Tennessee appear dead for the year. Three measures before state lawmakers aimed at adding those protections for Tennessee's natural resources failed to make it out of the Senate Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday.
The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Stacey Campfield of Knoxville was defeated 7-2 in the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday.
The Department of Labor has rolled out a new system to make it easier for out of work Tennesseans to receive the unemployment benefits they need.
Clarksville Gas and Water utility line locators have been working diligently to locate and mark underground utility lines along Madison Street, including several side streets, from Richview Road to just east of McAdoo Creek Road for upcoming utility line relocation work.
On March 11th, hundreds of union members and other progressive Tennesseans rallied on the steps of the State Capitol in Nashville, then marched en masse into the Capitol and to the governor's office to demand that the government of the State of Tennessee put people before profits.
A bill to be discussed in a Senate sub-committee on Wednesday would begin a study into a monorail system for Middle Tennessee.
Governor Bill Haslam said Tuesday "some progress" has been made in the state's effort to use federal Medicaid expansion money from Obamacare to help buy uninsured Tennesseans health insurance.
Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker along with Senators Jeff Flake , John McCain and a bipartisan group of senators, introduced legislation today to reimburse states for funds used to reopen national parks while the federal government was shut down last October.
A Morgan County woman who desperately needs health care is frustrated after finding out the Affordable Care Act is not going to help the "poorest of the poor" in Tennessee.
Jesus wept today. The sad fact of the matter is that too many people misuse Jesus' teaching to justify all sorts of moral turpitude.