Haslam signs 'aggressive' TN Together bill to end opioid abuse

New bills are taking an 'aggressive' approach to ending opioid about in Tennessee, and they now has Gov. Bill Haslam's signature. The legislation supports the TN Together program, a three-pronged plan Haslam calls comprehensive and aggressive in the fight against opioids. The governor said $30 million will be dedicated toward treatment and law enforcement. It also targets prevention efforts...


Mom of organ donor meets man who received her son's heart

A mother facing a heartbreaking loss had a bittersweet meeting at UT Medical Center with a man who survived thanks to a lifesaving gift. Don Reed humbly waited with a bouquet of flowers for the mom of the 32-year-old whose heart now beats in his chest...


Under 21 In Tennessee? Your License Will Be Vertical

Starting Monday, Tennesseans under the age of 21 will be issued vertical licenses. State officials hope the change will make it easier to identify those who are underage, especially when it comes to selling alcohol...


Rallies Planned In Tennessee To Fight For Immigrant Families

Marches have been planned all over the country on Saturday to fight for immigrant families. The "Families Belong Together" rallies aim to send a message to the Trump administration and members of Congress...


FBI Warns Businesses About Email Scam

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is sending out a warning after multiple Middle Tennessee businesses have fallen victim to cyber criminals. Cyber criminals are figuring out ways to get your hard earned money, and this time they are targeting businesses through their email accounts. They are called business e-mail compromise schemes, or BEC for short. ..


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    Temperatures and Precipitation the Rest of Summer

    Severe weather is expected to continue to pester the Plains for the next few days, threatening millions with flooding downpours, damaging winds, hail and even a few tornadoes.Strong, gusty storms have sparked over the Plains each night this past weekend...


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    It is a Literal Miracle Every Time I Sing

    Charity Tillemann-Dick is a chart-topping opera singer. What makes her accomplishments even more amazing is she's singing with someone else's lungs. Through faith, she overcame major medical obstacles to once again lift her voice in song.Opera singers need very strong lungs. So imagine how hard it would be to bounce back after a double lung transplant...not once, but twice...


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    Don't forget that Instagram is creepy, too

    With Facebook in the news for all the wrong reasons this week, it may be tempting to overlook the social media giant's photo-oriented sibling, Instagram. That would be unwise. Instagram, which you should absolutely never forget is owned by Facebook, has around 800 million monthly active users — and it exploits their data for ad targeting much like its scandal-prone big brother. This should worry you...