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Tennessee one of three states to see increase in childhood obesity

Government report shows evidence of national decline overall, but 1 in 8 preschoolers still obese   More

Corker appearing at 8 events in Middle Tennessee

Series of events to include stops in six regional cities including Nashville and Franklin on Thursday More

Critic lauds results of pre-K study, governor's office says too soon to rescale program

Vanderbilt study shows initial gains by pre-K students over peers who didn't attend school under program More

Layoffs at 'Tennessean' reach 16 total, three from newsroom

Monday’s layoffs bring newsroom layoff total to four after last week; two more employees give notice More

Search for missing hiker in Maine gets scaled back

Original search area covered more than 80 square miles, but searchers later narrowed focus More

Jack White denies threatening estranged wife

In filing, White denies wife's claims, says she went back on verbal agreement to settle divorce without mediation   More

Supermarket wine supporters tout new study

Study says if alcohol consumption remains same, higher share of wine use would result in fewer traffic deaths   More

Cates resigns as head of General Services to return to private sector

Cates, 50, pushed to privatize several functions of state government, including management of state buildings   More
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Five things to watch for next year's election

'The City Paper' breaks down the various challenges and potential races looming on the political horizon More
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One year out: Holleman vs. Yarbro shapes up to be hottest race of 2014

Holleman and Yarbro live half mile from each other, but distance between them is even less than that More

Immigration suits aim to reduce backlog of FOIA requests

According to U.S. data, Homeland Security has highest backlog, with 28,553 pending requests at end of 2012   More

'Tennessean' hit in round of Gannett layoffs, more may be coming

Middle Tennessee's Leaf-Chronicle in Clarksville and Daily News Journal in Murfreesboro also affected   More

Judge slaps Jack White with restraining order, bars contact with estranged wife

Karen Elson, who cares for pair’s children, has been tussling with White over parenting rights More

MNPS eliminates 'zero' grades, adjusts other scoring policies

District wants teachers to focus more on students understanding subject, do away with issuing penalties More

Weekly Obsession: As our ‘It City’ reign closes, what will we do with our It-ness?

Is Memphis the new ‘It City’? Is our reign over? Are we destined for the scrap heap of 'hipstory'? More

Two more suits filed over Fort Campbell camper deaths

Five campers died in Sept. 2011 while sleeping in rented camper at Bikers Who Care event in Clarksville More

Ernest Campbell, co-author of influential report on desegregation, dies at 86

Campbell became chair of Vanderbilt University’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology in 1963   More

Ethics case against Haslam adviser Ingram on hold

Ethics panel votes 3-1 to drop cases against Tom Ingram, but members agree to hear them again next month   More

Taser International report reveals MNPD purchase of 400 new units

Department added units to outfit each patrol officer, flex team and sergeant   More

Democratic Sen. Lowe Finney won't seek re-election, rules out gubernatorial bid

Jackson attorney said Wednesday that he felt the 'time was right' to leave the Legislature More