| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:05 AM
WASHINGTON Training students in the skills that industry needs and expanding early childhood education could be the big winners in education funding this year, if governors get their way. After years of state cuts to education, governors of both parties...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Gun manufacturer Beretta USA announced Wednesday it would build its newest plant not in Maryland, but in Tennessee.
Last year, the centuries-old Italian gun-maker threatened to abandon plans to expand its U.S. headquarters in Prince George's County when...
| 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...
| May 3, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The funeral service for country singer George Jones on Thursday in Nashville was as richly emotional as the songs with which he built his reputation as one of the greatest vocalists in country history, through sung and spoken tributes from a full slate of...
| May 2, 2013
| 8:15 AM
"Despicable, unconstitutional, ridiculous, immature, idiotic, and mendacious." And that's just how Tennessee newspapers characterized the state's "ag-gag" bill now awaiting Gov. Bill Haslam's signature.
"Ag-gag" bills criminalize whistleblowing that...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:33 AM
Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney and former first lady, Laura Bush, will be among those paying tribute to George Jones during his funeral at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. CMT will televise the service. The coverage will be hosted by CMT'...
| May 1, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Thursday’s funeral service for Country Music Hall of Fame member George Jones will be a star-studded affair featuring a host of musicians, political figures and other celebrities paying final tribute to one of the most widely lauded singers of the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Updated May 1, 2013, 11:52am CT RFD-TV announced that it will broadcast a live feed of the public funeral services of country legend George Jones direct from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville this Thursday, May 2, beginning at 11am ET/10am CT....
| Apr 24, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Carrie Underwood has responded to a suggestion made byTennessee State Representative Andy Holt that she should stick to singing instead of politics and lawmaking. At issue is the Livestock Cruelty Prevention Act, known as the Ag-Gag Bill to critics like...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Both the Tennessee state House and Senate have approved the Animal Cruelty and Abuse bill, which declares that anyone who photographs or films video of acts of animal cruelty must turn their material in to police within 48 hours. While supporters argue...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:27 PM
When they return to work later this month, Pennsylvania lawmakers will begin the 2013 legisaltive session with a projected $478 million budget surplus, but demands, including mounting pension costs and the potential expansion of the state's Medicaid...