Tennessee Government Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Tennessee Government.

Results 1 - 20 of 3,825 in Tennessee Government

  1. Education historian denounces Common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Education Week

    One of the nation's leading opponents of the education reform movement said Thursday that a public review process the governor has created for Tennessee's Common Core standards can be effective if teachers' ideas are taken seriously. Education historian Diane Ravitch, a research professor at New York University and former U.S. assistant education secretary, was in Nashville to speak at a conference of career and technical education professionals.

    Comment?

  2. Tenn. campaigns ran nearly 23K TV ads in 2014Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | WTVC

    Political and issue campaigns ran nearly 23,000 television ads in Tennessee to try to sway voters on races including the U.S. Senate and constitutional amendments on abortion and judges. According to the nonpartisan Center for Public Integrity, the ads cost a total of $16.8 million.

    Comment?

  3. Burger Republic Receives Highest Score for Burger At World Food...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Burger Republic from Nashville takes center stage at the recent World Food Championships in Las Vegas, receiving the highest score in the competition for a burger and taking fifth place overall. It's Burger Republic's first time in this competition, and it won't be its last.

    Comment?

  4. Aquaponics farming growing in popularityRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Aquaponics is a sustainable way of growing food that many say could help combat global hunger, and one local couple is bringing freshly-farmed veggies to East Tennesseeans' tables using this method. Aquaponics farming growing in popularity Aquaponics is a sustainable way of growing food that many say could help combat global hunger, and one local couple is bringing freshly-farmed veggies to East Tennesseeans' tables using this method.

    Comment?

  5. 10 things you didn't know about TennesseeRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Missourian

    The Tigers won't have long to visit the Volunteer State. They depart Friday and return to Columbia after the 6:30 p.m. Saturday game.

    Comment?

  6. Defense Attorney In Vanderbilt Rape Case Suspended For 18 MonthsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTVF Nashville

    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. A defense attorney in the Vanderbilt rape case has been suspended for 18 months by the Supreme Court of Tennessee.

    Comment?

  7. Jasmine Inari Jarden's new book bares life story, raises awareness about sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network or RAINN reveals that in every two minutes, another American is sexually assaulted, with the number of sexual assaults amounting 237,868 every year. Alarming as it is, another brave soul decided to share her story to heighten the bar for awareness of this phenomenon that wraps the country.

    Comment?

  8. Why Does Diane Ravitch Continue to Support Charter Schools?Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Schools Matter

    About 1 in 6 charter schools is the for-profit variety. By a wide margin, most of the damage, destruction, and abuse is being done by the 5,000 or so "non-profit" charter schools .

    Comment?

  9. Richardson, Tennessee outlast Texas Southern 70-58Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Josh Richardson scored 19 points and pulled down eight rebounds Thursday as Tennessee defeated Texas Southern 70-58 in its first home game under new coach Donnie Tyndall. Richardson, Tennessee outlast Texas Southern 70-58 Josh Richardson scored 19 points and pulled down eight rebounds Thursday as Tennessee defeated Texas Southern 70-58 in its first home game under new coach Donnie Tyndall.

    Comment?

  10. UTC Wrestling Has Six SigneesRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    News keeps getting better and better for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling team.

    Comment?

  11. Titans to wear white jerseys for rest of seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MSNBC

    If you like the Titans' white uniform tops . . . well, here's another reason to perhaps tune in as 2-8 Tennessee plays out the string.

    Comment?

  12. Education Historian Denounces Common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Daily News

    One of the nation's leading opponents of the education reform movement said Thursday that a public review process the governor has created for Tennessee's Common Core standards can be effective if teachers' ideas are taken seriously. Education historian Diane Ravitch, a research professor at New York University and former U.S. assistant education secretary, was in Nashville to speak at a conference of career and technical education professionals.

    Comment?

  13. Collierville Daycares Sell for $4.4 MillionRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Daily News

    SDK Properties LLC sold the center at 105 Crescent Drive to Store Master Funding VII LLC for $2.5 million and the center at 1649 S. Shea Road to the same entity for $1.8 million, according to warranty deeds filed Nov. 14. The buyer, Store Master Funding VII LLC , is an affiliate of Scottsdale, Ariz.-based real estate investment trust STORE Capital. The centers operate as Kid Tech #1 and Kid Tech #2.

    Comment?

  14. Top 10 fan bases in college footballRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | USA Today

    College Football Fan Index presented by Degree is a cumulative data-based ranking of America's most active and engaged fan bases, as determined by social media and online polling. Here are this week's results, and come back Thursdays for each new Fan Index.

    Comment?

  15. Long-Time Chattanooga Hotel Executive Relocates To Augusta, Ga.Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    The Partridge Inn in Augusta, Ga. announced on Thursday the appointment of William Mish as their new general manager.

    Comment?

  16. Representative Graves To Chair House Appropriations SubcommitteeRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    Representative Tom Graves, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, was selected Thursday to serve as chairman of the Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch for the 114th Congress.

    Comment?

  17. Missouri at Tennessee: Volunteers are hot but missing a few piecesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Rock M Nation

    Tennessee has won two games in a row and needs one more win to get to its first bowl since 2010. The Volunteers are hot but might be missing a couple of linemen to ankle injuries and a couple of defenders to suspension.

    Comment?

  18. Tenn. thieves only stealing Crown Royal whiskeyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Tenn. thieves only stealing Crown Royal whiskey Police in Tennessee are searching for a whiskey bandit who apparently has a hankering for Crown Royal. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1uXb4yi Metro Nashville Police tell WKRN-TV that they've been called out to three thefts this week at liquor stores where the only thing stolen was the Canadian whiskey.

    Comment?

  19. Suspensions leave Vols short-handed on defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    On a week when Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson expected to play the final home game of his productive career, the Volunteers instead must find a way to replace the all-Southeastern Conference performer. FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2014, file photo, Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson leaps over the Florida offensive line towards Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel, left, during an NCAA college football game in Knoxville, Tenn.

    Comment?

  20. Grants target East Tenn. prescription drug abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Grants target East Tenn. prescription drug abuse The program targets Anderson, Blount, Hamilton, Jackson, Johnson, Knox, Putnam, Smith, Sullivan and Washington counties.

    Comment?