Knoxville, Tenn. – Farmers in East Tennessee are growing switch grass for a biofuels study being conducted by the University of Tennessee and Dupont.
By Mike Osborne
Nashville, TN – Ten years after 9/11, a poll conducted by the Nashville based United Methodist Church discovers terrorism is no longer a pressing concern for most Americans.
Nashville, TN – Memorial services are being held today for Tennessee's first black State Supreme Court Justice. Judge Adolpho Birch died Thursday at 78.
Nashville, TN – A Tennessee legislative task force is studying how to correct a projected shortfall in lottery scholarship funds. Raising student qualificaitons is one proposal under consideration.
Knoxville, Tenn. – ETU researching methods to more effectively deliver psychological services in a rural setting; training practitioners with an interest in rural practise.
Murfreesboro, TN – Dr. Debra Sells, Vice Provost for Enrollment at MTSU, says the number of students on campus for the first full day of classes almost exactly matches last year's first-day count.
Nashville, TN – A Vanderbilt researcher says recently passed Tenn. legislation increasing the size and expense of pay-day loans may actually be a good thing.
Murfreesboro, TN – About 2000 Tennessee National Guard troops prepared to deploy to the East Coast over the weekend in response to Hurricane Irene; part of an interstate compact to provide mutual aid following a disaster.
Murfreesboro, TN – The School of Journalism at MTSU wrapped up a conference this week designed to provide reporters with the tools to cover local stories involving the Islamic faith.
Murfreesboro, TN – Middle Tennessee State University gets the fall semester underway with a full slate of activities this weekend.