Letters: Tennessee history, wind energy, coal mining
Knoxville News Sentinel
The Tennessee House of Representatives will soon vote on legislation that would require middle school students to take a semester course in Tennessee history. The bill passed unanimously in the Senate (and has 82 sponsors in the House), but has ...
Correction: Confederate General-Tennessee story
Minneapolis Star Tribune
In a story April 26 about a resolution honoring Nathan Bedford Forrest, The Associated Press reported erroneously the function of a building at Middle Tennessee State University named after the Confederate general. It is an ROTC center, not a dorm.
Tennessee Unemployment Rates Fall In Most Counties
Tennessee's county unemployment rates for March 2017 have decreased in 91 counties, increased in three, and remained the same in one, according to data released on Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development ...
Tennessee issues warning about deadly drug
Knoxville News Sentinel
The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, along with the state's health department and Department of Safety and Homeland Security, said overdose deaths associated with the anesthetic fentanyl are increasing statewide.
Peterson: Juiston's leap to UNLV changes Iowa State's hoops outlook
So now what? Is it the NIT for next Iowa State men's basketball season? Maybe. But this just in: Graduate transfers can do as much — without sitting out — anytime between now and when classes start in the fall. Is anyone out there Big 12-worthy? That ...
Freeze, Frost Advisories Issued for Parts of Nebraska, Iowa
U.S. News & World Report
The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for most parts of northeastern Nebraska and Monona County in western Iowa for Wednesday night into Thursday morning. A freeze warning means overnight low temperatures are forecast to drop as ...
Autopsy: Iowa City homicide victim was shot to death
Iowa City Press Citizen
Preliminary autopsy results show that the victim of a weekend homicide died of a gunshot wound, Iowa City police said Wednesday. The body of Jonathan Wieseler, a 34-year-old Iowa City bail bondsman was found Sunday morning in Lederman Bail Bonds ...
Iowa activists confront Steve King's staff over tweets
An Iowa activist says a missed meeting with U.S. Rep. Steve King's congressional staff escalated into a Twitter exchange she believes is emblematic of a larger concern about his demeaning use of Twitter. Vanessa Marcano-Kelly, an activist with Iowa ...