NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Hendersonville woman sickened by fungal meningitis after receiving a steroid injection for back pain is suing the pharmacy that supplied the drug.
On Monday, Janet Russell and her husband, Robert Russell, sued the New England Compounding Center for $15 million. The suit filed in Davidson County Circuit Court claims the pharmacy allowed the steroid to be contaminated by fungi through negligence.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ahead of tomorrow night’s second presidential debate, Lipscomb University is offering voters a chance to discuss the tensions between free speech and civility.
The Lipscomb forum will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday evening. Participants will then get a chance to watch the debate together.
As the campaign debate season continues, WMOT is asking Tennesseans what one question they would ask the candidates if given the chance. Today we hear from Hedy Weinberg, director of the Tennessee chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.
MURFREESBORO— There’s a new mid-state based online literary journal featuring Tennessee talent.
The website “2nd & Church” is the creation of Middle Tennessee State Professor of English Alvin Knox. The journal is accepting submissions in poetry, creative nonfiction, technical writing, literary fiction, poetry, translation and commercial fiction.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS) -- One of the hallmarks of the American system of media is called the “social responsibility theory,” which says you can publish what you want without government interference, but you have to face the consequences of your actions.
Put on perhaps more crass terms, we tell our student journalists, “You want to play with the big kids, then you have to be treated like a big kid,” which means taking responsibility for what you publish.