What are the odds that Nashville will get a nonstop flight route to Japan? “Ten years ago, you’d be better off getting a lottery ticket," according to one analyst, who is now a bit more optimistic.
The governor said Friday morning he’s been talking with the White House about funding an alternative expansion plan for Medicaid, the health insurance program for low-income residents.
Meetings at Nashville’s Madison and Neely's Bend middle schools — over which of the two low-performing schools will be taken over by the state — turned contentious last night. The nearly two-hour discussions attracted parents, teachers, school officials and a handful of students.
The housing market in East Nashville is booming — thats's nothing new. But one Goodlettsville resident was surprised to find out that her older fixer-upper in was in demand as well. Nearly 2,500 homes were sold in the Nashville area last month.
Tennesseans' opinion on national education standards depends partly on the wording, according to results from a new Vanderbilt University poll. Meanwhile, they favor certain restrictions on abortion — including a two-day waiting period — but not eliminating abortion access altogether.
Tennessee may once again be home to the world’s fastest supercomputer — and that’s not an easy title to keep. It announced last month it’s building a machine capable of running several times faster than the current leader in China. An ORNL director explains how powerful that is.
Thomm Jutz has put out a three-part album about one of America’s thorniest periods — the Civil War. Volume 3 of the 1861 Project features singers including Kim Richey and Bobby Bare.
Google has taken another step toward bringing high-speed fiber-optic internet to Nashville. But Fiber fans shouldn’t get too excited by the news: It’s still not a binding commitment.
If every student who applied for Tennessee’s free community college program actually went to community college, some schools, including Volunteer State Community College, would nearly double their full-time enrollment. But it's holding judgment about enrollment increases until the next step of the application process.
The VA and the regional healthcare system has spent more than $17 million since May to send patients to private care, but the number of appointments with wait times of 30 days or longer still hasn't decreased. In fact, it's gone up a little.
Six months ago, the Nashville mayor's office launched a project to get more government data online — things like public wi-fi locations or where the city fire stations are. But it's still figuring out how to scale up that initiative.
The change isn’t expected to affect employees, patients or students, but it will have a smaller board overseeing the hospitals to make business decisions "in a really dynamic healthcare environment.”
Tennessee native Barry "Butch" Wilmore has been aboard the International Space Station for about two months. But fortunately for us all, that doesn't mean he's taken time off from the mundane tasks of the world, like posting pictures to the ISS Instagram account.
Nashville’s Music City Center has had 750,000 visitors since it opened about a year and a half ago — and a lot of them have probably gotten lost. WPLN's Emily Siner tried out the convention center's new smartphone app intended to help people find their way.
AT&T is likely putting the brakes on bringing gigabit-speed Internet to Nashville. It comes as a disappointment to Nashville residents hoping for competition to Google Fiber.
Rev. Michael Ellis' election comes two years after the national denomination, the Nashville-based Southern Baptist Convention, elected its first black president.
An enterprising MTSU professor is driving from Key West, Fla., to Seattle, Wash. — without stopping for gas. The good news is that 66-year-old Cliff Ricketts is getting 40 miles per gallon on biodiesel so far. The bad news? It doesn't fare well in cold weather.
Nearly every high school senior applied for Tennessee Promise, but a small percentage of them may not be eligible for free community college tuition. Before getting the state funding, students must apply for federal financial aid — which leaves undocumented students behind.
The decision, issued by a three-judge panel, wrote that it is constitutional for state to define marriage as a relationship between a man and a woman. So, it said, Tennessee doesn’t have to recognize gay marriages performed in another state.
The Yes on 1 campaign is hailing the passage of the abortion amendment as an “underdog victory.” Amendment opponents say it was an "uphill battle" that left them disappointed. Both sides expect to see new regulations on abortion proposed by the General Assembly next year.