MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- There’s been strong reaction to yesterday’s release of an opinion by the State Attorney General questioning the legality of local ordinances that make the purchase of some cold medications by prescription only.
In recent months, several Tennessee communities passed ordinances making the sale of pseudoephedrine-based cold medications by prescription. The measures are an attempt to disrupt the supply of chemicals used to make methamphetamine.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It’s bowl season and the mid-state will be in the thick of the action.
Officials with the Music City Bowl announced last night the game will feature the Mississippi Rebels and Georgia Tech on Dec. 30.This will be the Rebels' second Music Bowl appearance, the first for Georgia Tech.
Middle Tennessee State was invited yesterday to the Armed Forces Bowl, also to be played on Dec. 30. This will be MTSU’s eighth bowl game and pits them against Navy. The contest will air on ESPN and ESPN Radio.
Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander on the floor of the Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP/WMOT) — Democrats are already enjoying the first fruits of yesterday’s milestone Senate vote making it harder for the Republican minority to block President Barack Obama's nominations.
They swiftly ended a GOP filibuster against one of his top judicial choices and prepared to do the same for two others.
But Republicans, including Tennessee’s Senator Lamar Alexander, are warning that over the longer term, they might regret changing the rules. Alexander used this weekend’s UT - Vanderbilt game to make his point.