tennessean http://wmot.org en Tennessean Says Child Deaths Need Closer Look http://wmot.org/post/tennessean-says-child-deaths-need-closer-look <p></p><p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — The Tennessee Department of Children's Services says 31 children whose care the department had under investigation died in the first half of this year.</p><p>Tennessean reporter Anita Wadhwani and state Rep. Sherry Jones partnered to bring the numbers to light.</p><p>According to Wadhwani, 10 of the children were the subjects of ongoing investigations by DCS. None of those children were more than one year old.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 18:45:43 +0000 AP/WMOT 15944 at http://wmot.org Tennessean Debuts BrainstormNashville.com http://wmot.org/post/tennessean-debuts-brainstormnashvillecom <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) &nbsp;--&nbsp; The Tennessean announced an online initiative this morning designed to build on the outpouring of community involvement following the 2010 floods.</p><p>The newspaper is now beta testing a website that it&rsquo;s calling Brainstorm Nashville (brainstormnashville.com). The site will use social media tools to explore community problems and build consensus around a solution.</p><p>The Tennessean is hoping ideas generated by the site will move beyond conversation to action.</p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 19:02:48 +0000 Mike Osborne 7967 at http://wmot.org Tennesseans Volunteer During MLK Day of Service http://wmot.org/post/tennesseans-volunteer-during-mlk-day-service <p><span lang="EN">MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; More than 800 area volunteers helped spruce up Nashville Fire stations and a local homeless charity over the long holiday weekend as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service. </span></p> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 15:58:11 +0000 Mike Osborne 6288 at http://wmot.org Tennesseans Volunteer During MLK Day of Service