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TN budget hearings: College tuition hikes & a warranty for your education

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For those of you paying for college at Tennessee schools, how does a less than 3% college tuition increase sound? Or a warranty for what you learn? Those are just some of the things that came out budget hearings Tuesday before Governor Bill Haslam. The Governor’s budget hearings every fall provide a window on spending… Read More


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EXCLUSIVE: Ex-wife of D.C. Sniper to Speak in Memphis About Abuse

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The ex-wife of the D.C. Sniper attacks is in Memphis talking about his three-week shooting rampage in Washington, D.C. that killed 17 people. The attacks happened 15 years ago, but what you may not know is she was the sniper’s intended target. Mildred Muhammad is hoping her story will encourage other domestic violence victims to… Read More


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Surgeon Who Helped Pulse Victims Trained at UTHSC

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It’s been one year since the deadly attack on Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Monday, the victims were remembered. Hundreds gathered outside the club overnight and all day Monday to mark the solemn anniversary. The crowd gathering marked the exact moment when the gunfire started just around 2:00 a.m. Eastern. 49 people died and more than… Read More


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Preparing For Bio-terrorism Threat In The Mid-South

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center partnered with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Memphis to host a workshop to train public health and safety officials, epidemiologists, law enforcement officials, first responders and civilian support teams how to best work together to respond in the event of a bio-terrorism threat.


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UTHSC is making the medical district more livable

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Pacello says with institutions like UTHSC investing in the area, he wants the group to make sure that small businesses follow.


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Meeting Held On Incarcerated Youth With Behavioral Problems

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UT Health Science Center hosted more than 100 juvenile justice officials, mental health professionals, legislators, and community leaders.


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Mid-South Doctor Cycles His Way To Work

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Steinhauer rides from home to work every day. Even taking a spin between working at the hospital and teaching at University of Tennessee Health Science Center.


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Local Researchers Helping In Pancreatic Cancer Fight

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Dr. Subhash Chauhan hopes to change that with his pancreatic cancer research.