Articles by: Anita Bugg

TVA Suggests Cities for New Data Centers

by / on October 20, 2010

The Tennessee Valley Authority says Murfreesboro and Tullahoma are among a dozen cities across the Southeast that would be good sites for new data centers.

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Tennessee’s U.S. Senators Vote “No” On Financial Regulations Bill

by / on July 15, 2010

Tennessee Republicans Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker voted against the financial regulations bill that passed Thursday in the U.S. Senate.

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Fort Campbell Soldier Killed Near Kandahar

by / on July 15, 2010

A 101st Airborne Division soldier died Wednesday in Afghanistan.

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NES Says Expect Bills To Be Higher

by / on July 14, 2010

The Nashville Electric Service is giving customers a heads up – be prepared for higher bills.

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A.O. Smith To Keep Plant In Middle Tennessee

by / on July 13, 2010

Cheatham County and state officials are breathing a sigh of relief after the county’s largest employer says it will keep its plant there open.

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State Tax Collections Down In June, But Sales Tax Revenue Up – Slightly

by / on July 13, 2010

State tax collections were slightly below budget projections for June, but state sales tax revenue grew.

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101st Airborne Division Loses Three Soldiers Sunday

by / on June 30, 2010

Three more soldiers with the 101st Airborne Division have died this month in Afghanistan.

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Two 101st Airborne Troops, Knoxville Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

by / on June 29, 2010

Fort Campbell says two 101st Airborne Division soldiers died Friday in Afghanistan.

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Army Identifies Final Casualty From IED Attack In Early June

by / on June 25, 2010

Friday, the Department of Defense released the name of the fifth Fort Campbell soldier killed by an improvised explosive device earlier this month in Afghanistan. The Army had already released the names of the four other soldiers killed in the June 7th attack in the Kunar province.

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101st Commander Responds To Rising Casualties In Afghanistan

by / on June 25, 2010

The Commanding General of the 101st Airborne says his troops are in one
of the riskiest times of deployment.

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Corker Joins Call For Hearings On Afghanistan Mission

by / on June 25, 2010

Tennessee Republican Bob Corker is among a bi-partisan group of senators asking for hearings on the U.S. mission in Afghanistan prior to the July 4th congressional recess.

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Lessons Learned From Love

Lessons Learned From Love

by / on February 12, 2010

Cards, roses, singing telegrams – love is in the air this weekend with Valentine’s Day. For Nashville storyteller Patsy Lawson, one of the lessons of love came in the 8th grade.

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Two Tennessee Companies Make Workplace List

by / on January 21, 2010

Two Tennessee-based companies made Fortune magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list.

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Capitol Hill Conversation – Special Session on Education

by / on January 19, 2010

A special session called by Governor Phil Bredesen continues today at the state legislature. Late Friday night, lawmakers handed Governor Phil Bredesen what he said he needed to make Tennessee competitive for hundreds of millions of dollars from the “Race to the Top” education fund. The General Assembly changed how public school teachers will be evaluated for their pay, allowing a good portion of that to be based on student achievement. WPLN’s Anita Bugg talked with Capitol Hill Correspondent Joe White about what action the legislature has taken and what steps are next.

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President of Tennessee Commerce Bancorp To Replace Retiring CEO

by / on December 28, 2009

Tennessee Commerce Bancorp says the company president will succeed its retiring Chief Executive Officer this week.

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Predators End Naming-Rights Agreement, Sue Sommet Group

by / on November 25, 2009

The Nashville Predators ended naming rights today with the Sommet Group for the downtown arena where the hockey team plays.

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Giarratana No Longer May Town Developer

by / on November 25, 2009

The developer for what essentially would be a second downtown for Nashville has stepped away from the project.

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College Cost Shifts More to Tennessee Students

by / on November 20, 2009

State higher education officials says they’ll try to keep tuition increases to around 5% in the wake of requested budget cuts.

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June Unemployment Rate Rises in Most Tennessee Counties

by / on July 24, 2009

Unemployment rose in 84 Tennessee counties last month.

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911 Services Ask for Feedback in Davidson County

by / on July 20, 2009

Nashville officials are asking Davidson County residents for feedback on 9-1-1 services.

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