Originally published on Tue December 18, 2012 11:35 am
It's not the cutting, it's the uncertainty.
That's the lament these days from governors and mayors awaiting the outcome of federal budget negotiations.
They know they're likely to take a hit; they just don't know how bad it's going to be.
"How do you budget for the unknown?" wonders Ed Long, the county executive in Fairfax County, Va. "Our worst fear is that by [the federal government] not acting, the economy is going to get worse going forward."
Beginning next year, young women in France between the ages of 15 and 18 will have access to birth control free of charge, and without parental notification. The French government says the new measure is intended to reduce pregnancies in this age group that result from a mixture of ignorance, taboo and lack of access to contraception.
One place where information is available on birth control, abortion and sexual abuse is a family planning clinic in a gritty neighborhood in the east of Paris.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A Nissan subcontractor will be in Murfreesboro tomorrow to interview job candidates.
CalsonicKansei North America will have representatives at a job fair being hosted by Goodwill’s Career Solutions division. The company says it has immediate openings for production technicians at its Smyrna location.
The job fair will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday morning at Career Solutions on Memorial Boulevard in Murfreesboro. The Goodwill career placement agency says that it has placed more than 2600 clients in jobs.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A mid-state company has signed a contract with NASA that could be worth $1.3 billion over the next decade.
Jacobs Technologies of Tullahoma has agreed to take on major responsibilities at NASA's famed Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The company will provide ground system and launch operation services in support of the International Space Station and NASA’s next generation manned spacecraft, the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle.
We've had to focus on news about the school shootings in Newtown, Conn., since Friday, which means we missed some interesting stories over the past few days. NPR intern Rachel Brody shares one of them.
This is a story about a daily commute that spanned regimes, not just miles.
Members of an MTSU organizational communication class pose for a group photo at the feet of the Athena statue inside Nashville's Parthenon Dec. 5. The group provided funding for the VSA Tennessee
MTSU students played a part in a recent arts performance that will soon be on exhibit across Tennessee and will ultimately travel to Athens, Greece, for an international arts education exchange.
Students from MTSU instructor Lori Kissinger’s Raider’s Learning Communities Speech Class provided the narration for “The Golden Ratio Project,” a Dec. 5 event at Nashville’s Parthenon presented by Tennessee students with disabilities.