| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Last winter, Virginia's Republican legislative majority blocked Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's plan to extend Medicaid to 400,000 Virginians without medical insurance.
Afterwards, McAuliffe vowed to take executive action but discovered legal...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:05 AM
General Motors will move production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX crossover from Mexico to Spring Hill, Tenn., where it will invest $185 million to expand assembly and engine production.
The investment gives new life to the site first developed...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 4:08 AM
NASHVILLE (Reuters) - Children in Tennessee will have to get used to holding a pencil again next year when new cursive handwriting standards go into effect in schools throughout the state.
The trend around the United States is to emphasize keyboarding...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:54 PM
NASHVILLE Tenn. (Reuters) - Tennessee death row inmates whose execution dates have been set filed suit on Friday against the state to stop it from using the electric chair.
"It was filed because the state of Tennessee stands alone as the only...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:44 AM
So what do you do when you’re a death penalty state and the rest of the civilized world refuses to sell you the drugs for your lethal injections? Turn back the clock, apparently.
In Tennessee, Gov. Bill Haslam on Thursday signed a law that would...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:16 AM
With questions about the effectiveness and humaneness of lethal injections to execute inmates growing across the nation, Tennessee has turned to the electric chair as an alternative, becoming the first state to require electrocution if the needed drugs...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:11 PM
A man that became an Internet sensation by showering and dancing with his pet raccoon has entered the Tennessee gubernatorial race in an effort to get the pet back after it was seized by the state last year.
Mark 'Coonrippy' Brown, 55, became a YouTube...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The White House has released this list of expected attendees at Tuesday’s state dinner in honor of France.
The President and Mrs. Obama
His Excellency Francois Hollande, president of French Republic Mr. J.J. Abrams, Pacific Palisades, CA
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Organized labor has become a fixture in U.S. politics and elections, donating money and manpower mainly to Democratic candidates. So it shouldn't surprise anyone when Republican officeholders try to persuade workers not to join a union.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Some 1,500 employees at Volkswagen's factory in Chattanooga, Tenn., started voting today on whether to affiliate with the United Auto Workers. Here are a couple of interesting points about this vote, which will continue through Friday.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:11 PM
The United Automobile Workers union appealed to the National Labor Relations Board on Friday, contesting the failed unionization vote at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant, saying several conservative politicians mounted a coercive campaign to...