MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A routine shoplifting call turned into quite a tussle for a couple of Murfreesboro police officers overnight.
Police say they were called to the Old Fort Parkway Walmart just after midnight regarding possible shoplifting. When they arrived an employee pointed out two me, believed to be hiding merchandise in their clothing.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — About 90 percent of Tennessee's 2014 high school graduates have applied for the first year of Tennessee Promise, the program that offers eligible seniors the chance to go to a community college or technical college tuition-free.
The Tennessean reports that amounts to about 58,000 students and exceeds predictions by tens of thousands.
Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan says, not only will there be more students, but they’ll likely need more help to succeed.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tennessee hospitals seem happy with new guidelines outlining the way the federal government pays for Medicare patients, but Tennessee’s doctors are expressing concerns.
Under the new rules, doctors and hospitals can be punished financially if the cost for caring for a patient gets too high. If a patient, picks up an infection requiring additional care while in the hospital, the hospital and doctor could lose money on the case.