The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is giving Tennessee a one-million-dollar grant to help college students take the most efficient steps to a degree. The grant will fund a new computerized advising program.Read more ›
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Bill and Melinda Gates paid a visit to Nashville today. The billionaire philanthropists were in town to talk with Governor Phil Bredesen and Governor-elect Bill Haslam about education.Read more ›
The state’s two main candidates for governor traded shots last night during a televised debate, as they fielded questions from Tennesseans. But as WPLN’s Daniel Potter reports, several people who addressed the candidates weren’t impressed by their answers, or their attacks on each other.Read more ›
Thursday, Knoxville-based Pilot Travel Centers finished a deal to buy the Flying J truck-stop chain for some $1.8 billion. But to close the deal, the Federal Trade Commission made Pilot sell off 26 stores, saying otherwise the lack of competition could have driven up diesel prices.Read more ›
The candidates didn’t ring a bell for most Tennesseans, even when pollsters read each name out loud.Read more ›