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38 min ago | The Horse
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.
4 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville
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.
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.
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.
As recent as two months ago, I wrote about the rising cost of health care and what choices we have to control it.
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.
Metro Nashville's Health Department discovered that around 1,700 people's personal information may have been lost in July.
Abuse of prescription opioids, ie: pain medications, is the number one drug problem for Tennesseans receiving publicly funded assistance for treatment services.
In response to a surge of babies being born dependent on drugs and suffering the painful symptoms of neonatal abstinence syndrome, the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant for construction of a new NAS treatment unit at East Tennessee Children's Hospital in Knoxville.
Advanced Placement U.S. History could become a new education battleground in Tennessee after a pair of Republican state senators alleged the course leaves out key founding fathers, principles of the Declaration of Independence and iconic American figures.
Two officers have been fired and a manager has resigned after an independent review of two suicides at a youth detention center in East Tennessee.
Beginning Sept. 10, the department will host a series of free web-based seminars - or webinars - on topics related to college savings.
When they opened the door, no one was there. So they got a flashlight to look around; a baby's toes were poking out from under a blanket in a basket There was no note left with the baby girl on their doorsteps, no sign of who might have left her.
TDOT to halt road construction Labor Day weekend The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closures on interstates and highways over the long weekend.
In a case of first impression decided August 19, 2014, the Tennessee Court of Appeals has decided the standard for determining the scope of preemption under the Tennessee Uniform Trade Secrets Act .
Chattanooga is under fire. The EPA and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation say the city isn't living up to both organization's guidelines.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 09:39 am
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