When it comes to businesses providing health coverage for employees, there's a mad dash for the exits, right?
Maybe not, according to a recent survey of more than 1,300 U.S. employers of varying sizes. Consultants at Oliver Wyman's health practice wondered how employers are weighing the increasing costs of providing health insurance and the potential exit strategy paths available under the federal health law (if it survives the Supreme Court).
The latest variant of the presidential election parlor game we call "What Were They Thinking?" asks why Mitt Romney chose this moment in his quest for the White House to become involved with Donald Trump.
Here's a contrarian guess by way of an answer: populism. Bear with me for a moment of explanation.
This Thursday through Saturday MTSU will host the 11th annual Tennessee Guitar Festival and Competition in Hinton Hall of the Wright Music Building on the MTSU Campus, with registration beginning at 3 p.m. on Wednesday in the Wright Music Building lobby.
With over $3,000 of prize money available this competition will bring in some of America’s best young guitarists to compete for the $1,500 first prize.
"I accept responsibility for and regret my thoughtless, insensitive, immature, stupid and childish choices" and apologize "to everyone affected by those choices." With those words, Dharun Ravi has offered what's being called his first "clear apology" for setting up a webcam to spy on his gay roommate in September 2010.
That spying shortly preceded roommate Tyler Clementi's suicide.
United Way of Bedford County will hold its first Fired Up ‘N Fit challenge Adventure 5 K fundraiser on June 9that the Tennessee Fire & codes Academy in Bell Buckle, TN. The Adventure Race will include tire leaping, extreme 5k run/walk where participants conquer obstacles, push their limits and celebrate victory at the finish line. This run includes at least eight obstacles and since it is located at a State certified fire academy there will be challenges on some of the permanent fire training structures.
Award-winning May 5 MTSU graduate Daniel Gouger added to his many honors just before commencement.
Gouger, who is from Jasper, Tenn., learned he had received a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program Scholarship to study in Spain. He will leave in September and study at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine, focusing on molecular dynamics and molecular modeling until June 2013.
Turkey announced today that it is ordering all Syrian diplomats and their staffs out of the country, as it joins other nations in registering outrage about a massacre over the weekend that has been blamed on forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad.
There hadn't been any doubt about it for several weeks, but with his win Tuesday in the Texas primary Mitt Romney has "clinched the Republican presidential nomination," according to The Associated Press.