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How one Tennessee county kept unemployment so low

Apr 22, 2014
Why one resident of Lincoln County, Tenn. says: "We're lucky, I guess."
Posted In: tennessee, South, factories

PODCAST: Tennessee car workers reject union

Feb 17, 2014
Stimulus woes in Japan put a hamper on the country's recovery. And taking a look at how we value water.
Posted In: Japan, tennessee, water

Auto union regroups after defeat in Tennessee vote

Feb 17, 2014
The autoworker's union in the wake of the Tennessee vote.
Posted In: UAW, tennessee, cars

Could workers in a Southern state join an auto union?

Feb 11, 2014
Autoworkers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee vote on whether to have union representation.
Posted In: United Auto Workers, tennessee, Volkswagen

Tennessee Promise to make state's community colleges free

Feb 6, 2014
The announcement from the state's governor is part of a broader workforce development strategy. And similar moves have worked before.
Posted In: tennessee, community colleges, Tennessee Promise

Where everyone graduates high school, but few go to college

Oct 15, 2013
In parts of Tennessee, about one third of working-age residents have a college degree. In a few counties, the rate drops to fewer than one in 10.
Posted In: tennessee, high school. college attendance

Obama and Chattanooga's economic choo-choo

Jul 30, 2013
An economic snapshot of Chattanooga, Tenn., reveals why President Obama is speaking there.
Posted In: tennessee, manufacturing, recovery, Obama

How some rural areas are being pinched by lack of Medicaid expansion

May 9, 2013
An expansion of Medicaid is supposed to cover more of the working poor. But Republican-led states have been opting out and outlying areas in states like Tennessee may be the hardest hit.
Posted In: tennessee, medicaid

Memphis mayor to feds, 'Do something!'

Dec 27, 2012
Memphis, Tenn., is the poorest city in the country, according to the U.S. Census. And Mayor AC Wharton worries that inaction on the fiscal cliff would have a drastic impact on already cash-strapped residents.
Posted In: Memphis, tennessee

The Grammys and Nashville, Tennessee

Dec 5, 2012
Nashville mayor Karl Dean on his city's rising star and its hope to expand its music repertoire beyond country.
Posted In: Nashville, tennessee, country music

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