Tennessee one of three states to see increase in childhood obesity

Government report shows evidence of national decline overall, but 1 in 8 preschoolers still obese   More

Tenn. ends $40M in child allowances for unemployed

Lawmakers previously enacted law providing dependent allowance to qualify for $142M federal stimulus grant More

State civic, business leaders push immigration reform

At a press conference on Thursday, a coalition said that the so-called "Gang of Eight" legislation currently before the U.S. Senate would benefit Tennessee. More

May revenues climb to $31.5M more than state budgeted

Finance commissioner says sales tax rebounded with sales of building materials and new automobiles More

Obama signs bill to preserve dam tailwater fishing

Corps said boating close to spillways was risky, 14 people died in tailwaters below dams on Cumberland since '70  More

Prince Edward presents Edinburgh's awards at Tennessee governor's mansion

Award is self-development program for those ages 14 through 25 that aims to instill confidence and skills More

Legislature leaves open question about judges

By not extending Judicial Nominating Commission, legislature may have left no mechanism for replacing judges More

Midweek could bring severe storms in Tennessee

Forecast center says severe weather Wednesday across broad area of country's midsection More

Graphic: Ten years of gun sales in Tennessee

Since 2003, the number of firearms processed has more than doubled from 220,513 to 509,982 More

Franklin’s squad follows last year’s success with school-record nine wins, bowl victory

Music City Bowl victory was 9th win of season and tied single-season record for wins, last achieved in 1915 More
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