The Tennessean has defined John Seigenthaler’s life. Even in retirement, he still looks at stories in the paper with the sharp eyes of a tough editor.
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Parton played for an estimated 150,000 at Britain’s Glastonbury festival this weekend.
Singer and songwriter Rosanne Cash was on a different kind of stage Wednesday. She testified in front of a congressional committee on the thorny issue of music royalties and online streaming services, like Pandora.
President Obama has nominated a new US Attorney for Middle Tennessee. David Rivera has already served in that role for more than a year.
Tennessee’s Bob Corker is once again casting himself as a Washington dealmaker. This time, the Republican Senator is touting a bipartisan plan to refill the federal highway trust fund, which is set to run out of money by the end of the year.
The app, known as 2nd Vote, rates businesses on their support of same-sex marriage, abortion rights, and environmental issues.
Nashville’s Democratic congressman criticized his Republican colleagues during a hearing on the deal to swap five Taliban prisoners for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Jim Cooper told the House Armed Services Committee that the hearing had become too partisan.
State Senator Bill Ketron says he’s serious about building a monorail down the median of I-24, and has even discussed it with a Canadian train manufacturer. Others say we’ve already considered this idea.
The pace of home sales in the Nashville area continued to slow last month, but the median price for a house set a new record. The Greater Nashville Association of Realtors says the median price for a home in May was $209,900
Downtown Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium is hosting more events in 2014, but the 52-year-old venue is still relying on funds from Metro to balance its budget for now.
Goodlettsville-based Dollar General already has more than 11,000 stores in 40 states. In 2015, the discount retailer will open stores in Oregon, Rhode Island and Maine for the first time. The news comes after rival Family Dollar announced it will close 370 locations.
Republican Phil Roe’s request follows a report showing that the Veterans Affairs agency systemically delayed care to wounded veterans and manipulated records to cover it up.
Long before I became WPLN’s morning host, my fascination with the airwaves began with a shortwave radio I saw in a Sears catalogue.
For more than a year, Governor Haslam has been talking to Washington about what a Tennessee Medicaid expansion would look like. Haslam has released few details about those discussions, and Nashville congressman Jim Cooper says it’s time for action.
Nashville Democratic Congressman Jim Cooper says he is waiting for answers from the U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki. Vets groups are calling for Shinseki’s resignation after a CNN investigation alleged that the VA kept a secret list of patients at its hospital in Phoenix. The list was meant to hide the fact that thousands had to wait months to see a doctor.
Tennessee’s congressional delegation split along party lines Thursday, to create a special committee to investigate the 2012 attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
Former Democratic US Senator and Tennessee state treasurer Harlan Mathews has died. He was 87 years old.
TN Senator Alexander To Health Secretary Nominee: Help Republicans “Repair The Damage Obamacare Has Done”
Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander was the first Republican to ask questions of President Obama’s nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services. Sylvia Burwell appeared before a Senate committee Thursday.
Record cold this winter means the Tennessee Valley Authority sold more electricity to local power companies in the past six months. But the news comes as the federally owned utility is looking to make big cuts to its workforce.
Over 3,500 people were working at Watts Bar, at the height of construction. TVA’s Mike Skaggs says that number is declining, as the reactor nears completion.