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Tennessee's communities and transportation needs are changing rapidly. An increasing and aging population and a younger generation that is driving less are creating greater demand for alternative ways to get around.
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Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Dec. 08--NASHVILLE -- Christmas will come a little late for Tennessee tax collectors in 2013, but come it will beginning Jan. 1 with officials expecting a multimillion-dollar revenue boost as online retailing giant Amazon.com starts collecting state sales taxes on items it sells.
Millions hunkered down for icy conditions expected to last through the weekend from Texas to Ohio to Tennessee as a cold snap covered much of the nation, knocking out power and making roads treacherous Saturday.
The mad dashes for milk and bread, the early school closures and the comparisons to Tennessee's Great Ice Storm of 1994 faded away late Friday as Middle Tennesseans realized they had missed the worst of a winter storm system that swept through the nation's midsection.
By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene... By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting ... (more)
After cold rain and winds lashed the Southwest and other parts of the country Friday, millions of residents hunkered down for icy conditions expected to last through the weekend as the cold snap was forecast to... Millions hunkered down for icy conditions expected to last through the weekend from Texas to Ohio to Tennessee as the cold snap that ... (more)
UPDATE 6 p.m. A disabled vehicle on an exit ramp from eastbound Briley Parkway to I-24 is blocking the right lane.
As many Tennesseans brace for what may be a troublesome and dangerous ice storm this weekend, the Red Cross is continuing to prepare, plan and work to coordinate with emergency officials and local community partners to help residents who may be impacted by the storms across Middle and West Tennessee.
Traffic deaths in Tennessee rose 8.2 percent in 2012, more than twice the national average.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Thursday evening hosted the 11th annual "Tennessee Season to Remember" ceremony at First Baptist Church in Nashville to honor victims of homicide.
In November, the Tennessee Department of Revenue issued two notices to help clarify Franchise and Excise Tax classification of single member LLCs and series LLCs.
The Tennessee Department of Transportation is stocked and ready to clear roadways of ice and snow this season.
A trial date has been set in the case of a Tennessee contractor charged with illegally certifying that homes where methamphetamine was produced were livable again.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. A State of Emergency has been declared in the State of Tennessee due to an approaching winter storm, expected to bring ice, sleet and possibly snow to the mid-South region.
With a new execution protocol in place, Tennessee officials have asked the state Supreme Court to set death dates for 10 condemned killers.
Tennessee has executed only six inmates since 1960 and none since 2009. Now its attorney general wants execution dates set for 10 condemned killers.