MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- During those extra-warm March days a lot of folks couldn’t resist buying and set out their spring plants. Those tender shoots may be at risk the next couple of mornings as temperatures fall to near freezing.
Trevor Boucher, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Nashville says Middle Tennessee could see some frost the next two mornings.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Tennessee’s exports have reached pre-recession levels according to an economist with Middle Tennessee State University.
Dr. Steven Livingston is with the Business and Economics Research Center at MTSU. He says Tennessee exports were up 15 percent in 2011. Livingston says that last year the state exported more than $29 billion worth of products.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- The deadline for filing your 2011 taxes is quickly approaching. The Internal Revenue Service says Tuesday April 17, one week from tomorrow, is the last day to file taxes without penalty.
Here in Middle Tennessee, United Way is offering free tax preparation assistance. Individuals and families earning up to $57,000 a year may qualify for help with their taxes. You can call the 211 United Way help line to confirm that you qualify, to get the address of the nearest tax prep site, and for a checklist of items you’ll need to bring along.
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Haslam is expressing exasperation at the flood of "crazy" measures flowing through the Tennessee General Assembly. But instead of taking lawmakers to task, the governor points the finger of blame squarely at the news media.
During a panel discussion this week, Haslam argued that an overhaul of standards in schools has failed to gain the proper attention, while reporters have focused on other matters like a measure to ban students from wearing revealing clothing at school