September 2, 2014 By early morning, 17 were still on the loose. The teens escaped after they found a weak spot in the center's perimeter fence.
August 4, 2014 The state last month began requiring welfare applicants to detail their drug history. It's the latest attempt to find a constitutional way to deny assistance to people who use illegal drugs.
July 29, 2014 Having offended its own staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory has canceled a course intended to help employees "speak with a more neutral American accent."
Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker looks to the stage during "A Century of Service" honoring him and Sen. Bob Dole at Mellon Auditorium, Wednesday, in March 2012. Baker's death was announced on Thursday.
June 26, 2014 Baker, of Tennessee, also served as President Ronald Reagan's chief of staff from 1987-88 and later as ambassador to Japan.
Moss and a cup fungus growing amid the decomposing leaves of Shakerag Hollow in Sewanee, Tennessee.
Courtesy of David Haskell
November 8, 2012 Anchoring himself to a tiny patch of Tennessee forest, a scientist takes notes on what he sees and hears. He conducts no experiments and collects no samples. Commentator Barbara J. King offers an appreciation of evolutionary biologist David Haskell's approach to science.
Gus, who has picked an interesting place to hang out.
April 16, 2012 Thank goodness he doesn't know what's going on inside. In Collierville, Tenn., a big red rooster has taken to hanging out in front of Gus's Fried Chicken restaurant. He's been good for business.
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The surprise visitor: An Asian hooded crane that has shown up at the Hiwassee Refuge in Tennessee.
John Kuehnel/Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival
December 28, 2011 How an Asian hooded crane that probably should be in Japan this time of year got to the Southern U.S. isn't clear. But its appearance is bringing hundreds of bird watchers to the Hiwassee Refuge.
May 4, 2010 A photographer masterfullydocuments the mass flooding in Nashville
February 21, 2008 Georgia's got a plan to alleviate the state's drought... move in on Tennessee.
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