AP/WMOT http://wmot.org en Mid-State to Get New Area Code by Spring http://wmot.org/post/mid-state-get-new-area-code-spring <p style="line-height: 200%;">&nbsp;</p><p style="line-height: 200%;">&nbsp;</p><p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">NASHVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP/WMOT) — A growing population and the explosive expansion of the use of hand-held electronic devices has prompted the creation of a new area code for the mid-state.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p style="line-height: 200%;">&nbsp;</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:59:03 +0000 AP/WMOT 41444 at http://wmot.org Mid-State to Get New Area Code by Spring UAW Tries New Approach at Chattanooga VW Plant http://wmot.org/post/uaw-tries-new-approach-chattanooga-vw-plant <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">NASHVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP/WMOT) — The United Auto Workers union announced this week that it has opened a union local office in Chattanooga.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:10:35 +0000 AP/WMOT 40961 at http://wmot.org Environmental Groups Work to Remove Old Mid-State Dams http://wmot.org/post/environmental-groups-work-remove-old-mid-state-dams <p style="line-height: 200%;">&nbsp;</p><p style="line-height: 200%;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">NASHVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP/WMOT) — Two environmental groups have partnered in an effort to find and remove old dams along waterways in here in the mid-state.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:42:33 +0000 AP/WMOT 40743 at http://wmot.org Environmental Groups Work to Remove Old Mid-State Dams The Year's First Case of West Nile Virus Reported in Tenn. http://wmot.org/post/years-first-case-west-nile-virus-reported-tenn <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">MEMPHIS, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP/WMOT) — Officials say a Shelby County man is Tennessee's first case of West Nile virus this year.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:55:27 +0000 AP/WMOT 40289 at http://wmot.org Tenn. Senate Committee Holds Hearing Over Chief Justice Complaint http://wmot.org/post/tenn-senate-committee-holds-hearing-over-chief-justice-complaint <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Republican panel spent four hours questioning top judicial officials about the handling of a complaint against the chief justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court.</p><p>The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports the investigation, headed by Sen. Mike Bell of Riceville, has stalled after officials with the state Judicial Performance Evaluation Commission and the state Board of Judicial Conduct said no laws were broken and no judicial rules violated.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:56:28 +0000 AP/WMOT 40285 at http://wmot.org