NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt University has launched a study aimed at understanding the effects of hearing loss on musicians.
The Tennessean reports that doctoral student Kristen D'Onofrio in Vanderbilt's audiology program is conducting the study. She’s testing Nashville musicians with hearing loss as part of a research project she hopes will spur an entire career studying the issue
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Senate version of a bill to create a school voucher program in Tennessee has been delayed to allow sponsors of the measure and a competing version to try to work out differences.
The proposal sponsored by Republican Sen. Brian Kelsey of Germantown was to be discussed in the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday but was delayed for two weeks.
NEWPORT, Tenn. (AP) — An East Tennessee magistrate who ordered a baby's name changed from Messiah to Martin because she believes Messiah is a title held only by Jesus Christ has been replaced.
Lu Ann Ballew was a child support magistrate, serving at the pleasure of the chief judge of Tennessee's fourth judicial district. Judge Duane Slone terminated Ballew on Friday and appointed a new magistrate. He didn’t return calls seeking comment, and his order does not explain why he ended Ballew's appointment.
NASHVILLE , Tenn. (AP) — Legislation that would ban new health insurance exchanges established under President Barack Obama's signature law has been delayed after a fiscal analysis projected the measure would cost the state more than $6 billion.
The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Mae Beavers of Mt. Juliet was delayed until next week in the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee on Tuesday.
Beavers says she plans to talk with state officials to find out why the cost is so high.