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Boating fatalities soared in Tennessee during the pandemic

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) - The TWRA reports a major spike in boating fatalities in Tennessee in 2020. The state set a record low of 8...

Faith Leaders Address School Funding Concerns

According to the Education Law Center, Tennessee ranks in the bottom five states across the country when it comes to school funding.

Tennessee lets public gathering limits expire

Continues ban on school sport fan attendance through February.

Jeremy Pruitt Fired as Tennessee Vols Head Coach

Jeremy Pruitt has been fired as the head coach of Tennessee Volunteers football team.

Baby giraffe dies shortly after birth at Nashville Zoo

The Nashville Zoo says a giraffe died shortly after it was born over the weekend.

History-making woman kicker invited to Biden inauguration

Sarah Fuller, the first woman to score in a Power Five conference football game, says she’s been invited to attend President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.

Tennessee OKs Medicaid block grant; fate unclear under Biden

By KIMBERLEE KRUESI and JONATHAN MATTISE Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee’s GOP-dominant Legislature has approved a contentious plan for a drastic overhaul of the...

Over 1 Million New Unemployment Claims in Tennessee Since March 15

NASHVILLE, TN (WDEF) - The number of new unemployment claims in Tennessee since March 15, the start of the pandemic, topped the one million...

Lawmaker wants Dolly Parton statue at Tennessee Capitol

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A statue of country music icon Dolly Parton could be added to the Capitol grounds in Nashville, Tennessee, if one...

Police arrest second man in killing of nurse in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee have arrested a second suspect in the fatal shooting of a nurse on Interstate 440 last month. James...

Tennessee updates nursing home vaccine progress

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) - Gov. Lee's office is updating their progress in getting Covid-19 vaccines to residents and staff of senior living facilities in...

Tennessee lawmakers return for 2021 legislative session

By JONATHAN MATTISE and KIMBERLEE KRUESI Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee lawmakers have returned to Nashville for their annual session amid a pandemic and...


TWRA: Bat Population Declining Due to Syndrome

The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commision held a meeting at the Westin Hotel in Chattanooga Thursday afternoon. TWRA discussed the latest information and data on...

Chattanooga 2.0 Recap & Goals

It has been five years since the Chattanooga two point O launch. It's goal is to provide a birth to career education pathway. Today,...

Vols Name UCF’s Danny White New Athletic Director

(utsports.com) Dr. Danny White, recently ranked the fourth-best athletic director in the country by Stadium, will become the new athletic director at the University...

Ten Straight Palindrome Dates

We're in the middle of ten consecutive palindrome dates.