Nueva competición estatal establecerá y ampliará los programas de enseñanza temprana de alta calidad     El secretario de Educación Arne Duncan y la secretaria de Salud y Servicios Humanos de EE.UU. Kathleen Sebelius anunciaron hoy el Concurso Carrera a la Cima-Enseñanza Temprana, una nueva competición a nivel estatal para otorgar subvenciones de $500 millones. Junto a DuncanContinue reading “GOBIERNO DE OBAMA ANUNCIA $500 MILLONES EN FONDOS PARA”

UT Student Band Drums up Support for Storm Victims

KNOXVILLE – The crowd at Preservation Pub in Market Square may not sell out like one of U2’s benefit concerts, but University of Tennessee, Knoxville student band members are ready to rock out for a good cause.  At 10 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, local Knoxville bands will gather at Preservation Pub to perform inContinue reading “UT Student Band Drums up Support for Storm Victims”

Tennessee on the Verge of Having One of the Toughest Strangulation Laws in the Country

In a unanimous vote the Tennessee legislature passed and sent on to Governor Bill Haslam a bill that increases the penalty for strangulation in Tennessee. The bill sponsored by Senate Speaker Pro Tempore Jamie Woodson (R-Knoxville) and Representative Ryan Haynes (R-Knoxville) adds attempting or intending to cause bodily injury to another person by strangulation toContinue reading “Tennessee on the Verge of Having One of the Toughest Strangulation Laws in the Country”


La exitosa serie nocturna de boxeo de HBO presenta desde el sur de la frontera, HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: CANELO ÁLVAREZ VS. RYAN RHODES AND ADRIEN BRONER VS. JASON LITZAU, un emocionante programa doble que se emitirá el SÁBADO, 18 DE JUNIO a las 10:30 p.m. (en directo ESTE/en diferido PACÍFICO), desde la Arena Vicente FernándezContinue reading “HBO SPORTS PRESENTA DESDE EL SUR DE LA FRONTERA”

Seguridad de las fronteras y la inmigración

Una propuesta de Somos Republicans por DeeDee Garcia Blase, Alex Gonzalez and Joe Peñalosa 1. SEGURIDAD FRONTERIZA: La preservación de nuestra seguridad nacional debe ser el objetivo primordial de la política de inmigración de los Estados Unidos. Al menos 5,000 agentes de patrulla fronteriza se debe agregar en la frontera con México y 10,000 agentesContinue reading “Seguridad de las fronteras y la inmigración”

12 Steps to Securing Our Borders and Legal Immigration

Authored by DeeDee Garcia Blase, Alex Gonzalez and Joe Penalosa 1. BORDER SECURITY: The preservation of our national security must be the paramount objective of the immigration policy of the United States. At least 5,000 additional border patrol agents should be added on the border between the United States and Mexico and an additional 10,000Continue reading “12 Steps to Securing Our Borders and Legal Immigration”

UT College of Engineering, Fisk University Sign Dual-Degree Agreement

KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Engineering has entered into an agreement with Fisk University in Nashville to offer a dual-degree program in science and engineering.  The five-year program, which begins in the fall, will allow students to spend their first three years at Fisk as math and science majors and thenContinue reading “UT College of Engineering, Fisk University Sign Dual-Degree Agreement”

ROO Ride Offers Bicyclists Chance to Ride to Manchester and Camp Near Bonnaroo Festival Grounds

The first 25 entrants are automatically entered to win a $100 gift certificate to Billy Reid! Nashville, TN – ROO Ride is the chance for biking enthusiasts to enjoy a beautiful, 60-mile ride from Smyrna to Manchester. Proceeds benefit local charities and participants have the opportunity to camp near the Bonnaroo festival grounds.  The organizedContinue reading “ROO Ride Offers Bicyclists Chance to Ride to Manchester and Camp Near Bonnaroo Festival Grounds”

Victim of Apparent Case of Severe Child Abuse Dies

NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Six-month-old Heaven Hamilton died Saturday at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital where she was rushed last Tuesday with extreme head trauma.           Robert Simmons, the boyfriend of Heaven’s mother, Rose Hamilton, babysat Heaven Tuesday while Hamilton was away.  During the day, Simmons was also watching three other children, ages four, three and one, who wereContinue reading “Victim of Apparent Case of Severe Child Abuse Dies”

UT, Pellissippi Leaders Sign Agreement Formalizing New Bridge Program

Pellissippi Community College President Allen Edwards, left, and UT Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek sign the formal agreement creating the bridge program. KNOXVILLE—Sixty students have now confirmed their attendance in a new program in which students will be dually enrolled at UT Knoxville and Pellissippi State Community College (PSCC). The agreement formalizing the bridge programContinue reading “UT, Pellissippi Leaders Sign Agreement Formalizing New Bridge Program”

Citizen’s Police Academy graduates 59 more

NASHVILLE,Tenn.— Mayor Karl Dean and Chief Steve Anderson will be on hand as 59 persons graduate from the 23rd session of the Nashville Police Department’s Citizen Police Academy on Tuesday evening, May 24.  The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. in the community room of the Hermitage Precinct, 3701 James Kay Lane.           Including thisContinue reading “Citizen’s Police Academy graduates 59 more”

EarthTalk – Legalizando la Marihuana sería bueno para el ambiente?

Legalizando la marihuana (imagen a la izquierda), dicen algunos, eliminaría muchos impactos ambientales negativos asociados con el cultivo clandestino y el contrabando ilegal. También probablemenye abriría las puertas a la legalización del cáñamo (imagen derecha), un miembro de la planta cannabis que no puede embriagarte pero podría ayudarnos a enfrentar en forma sostenible muchas deContinue reading “EarthTalk – Legalizando la Marihuana sería bueno para el ambiente?”

MERCY Health Partners CEO sends a public memorandum

Jeffrey A. Ashin                 President and CEO, Mercy Health Partners  For more than 80 years, the physicians, nurses and staff at Mercy Health Partners have provided the best in compassionate, state-of-the art care to the people of East Tennessee.  Unfortunately, this morning, our local newspaper chose to turn what,Continue reading “MERCY Health Partners CEO sends a public memorandum”


  NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennesseans who suffered losses from the severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding that hit the Volunteer State over the past month have been approved for more than $5 million in federal help. More than 8,100 Tennesseans have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster assistance.  Then, on May 9, aContinue reading “STATE-FEMA AID FOR TENNESSEE DISASTERS TOPS $5 MILLION”

5 MDD para ayuda por los desastres en Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn.— El presidente Obama firmo dos declaraciones de ayuda por desastres haciendo disponible fondos federales para las personas elegibles de los condados Bledsoe, Bradley, Cocke, Greene, Hamilton, Johnson, McMinn, Monroe, Rhea, Washington, Dyer, Lake, Obion, Shelby y Stewart que fueron afectadas por las severas tormentas, tornados, vientos violentos y las inundaciones asociadas a partirContinue reading “5 MDD para ayuda por los desastres en Tennessee”

FBI Warns East Tennesseans of Storm Related Phone Scam

 The FBI says citizens have reported receiving automated calls from a foreign number requesting personally identifiable information. The scheme seeks banking information that was purportedly “lost” due to an outage in the financial institution’s computer system during the recent severe weather that hit Tennessee late last month. The automated female voice asks victims to keyContinue reading “FBI Warns East Tennesseans of Storm Related Phone Scam”

Former Tennessee safety Eric Berry holds Skills Clinic

Inaugural Elite Defensive Skills Clinic An instructional clinic for ages 15+ led by Eric Berry, former teammates and D1 coaches targeting all defensive positions. Proceeds will directly go toward the Eric Berry Foundation, helping build safe and top-of-the-line turf fields in low-income areas for kids to play. Each participant will receive AdiZero Football Cleats, AdidasContinue reading “Former Tennessee safety Eric Berry holds Skills Clinic”

Dealing with anger

“Anger is a dangerous thing,” says Dr. Gregory Jantz, PhD.,author of numerous books including Every Woman’s Guide to Managing Your Anger and Moving Beyond Depression.  “It can build up inside someone and eat away at the stable elements of their lives without them even knowing it.”  Refering to the case of Maria Shriver, former first lady ofContinue reading “Dealing with anger”

Tema: Obesidad Infantil

Nashville— El programa radial educativo de los domingos en Nashville se transmite por la estacion 1240AM. Cada domingo el Centro Progreso transmite el programa radial PROGRESO Y BIENESTAR de 4 a 5 de la tarde. El programa de corte educativo brinda a la comunidad local informacion oportuna, consejos de salud y la oportunidad de recibir respuestas aContinue reading “Tema: Obesidad Infantil”

Concerts at Clayton Center, Maryville

 Concerts Monday through Friday — Both WeeksJune 12-16 and June 19-257 PM Start Time. Tickets $15.00Clayton Center Box Office 865-981-8590 Tickets Unlimited June 13: Steve Kaufman, Eddie Pennington, Mike Clemmer, Roberto Dalla Vecchia, Jeff ScrogginsJune 14: Laura Boosinger and Josh Goforth, TJ Wheeler, Jim Hurst, Joe Collins, Just Us BG BandJune 15: Stacy Phillips, Rusty Holloway,Continue reading “Concerts at Clayton Center, Maryville”

Horario de la Clínica de Vacunas contra el Virus del Papiloma Humano

Horario de la Clínica de Vacunas extendido en colaboración con la Campaña de Vacunación contra el Virus del Papiloma Humano (HPV por sus siglas en inglés) de la Coalición de Salud Latina de Nashville (NLHC por sus siglas en inglés).   FECHA: el jueves, 19 de mayo del 2011 HORAS: de 9:00 AM a 7:00Continue reading “Horario de la Clínica de Vacunas contra el Virus del Papiloma Humano”

HGTV’s My First Place features Nashville

NASHVILLE — My First Place” on Home and Garden Television (HGTV) is bringing the show to the Nashville area. “My First Place” chronicles first-time home buyers’ struggles and successes as they go through the potentially overwhelming process of buying their first place. They are currently casting in the Nashville area and if you know someoneContinue reading “HGTV’s My First Place features Nashville”

Arts & Culture Alliance Presents Knox Heritage’s Art & Architecture Tour Photographs

Knoxville – The Arts & Culture Alliance and Knox Heritage are pleased to present a new exhibition of twelve photographs by local artists as part of Knox Heritage’s Fifth Annual Art & Architecture Tour, opening Friday, June 3, at 5:00 PM on the north side of the Balcony at the Emporium Center.     Image: White Lily Flour MillContinue reading “Arts & Culture Alliance Presents Knox Heritage’s Art & Architecture Tour Photographs”

Find a Job Today!

POSITION:       Planning & Analysis – Business Intelligence DeveloperEMPLOYER                 Pilot Flying J IncPlanning & Analysis – Business Intelligence Developer Location: Knoxville. …DATE POSTED:      02 May 2011    LOCATION:   Knoxville    DISTANCE:        43.75 Miles#####################################################################################POSITION:       General ManagerEMPLOYER  Continue reading “Find a Job Today!”

Working for more involvement of women in leadership

Knoxville, TN – East Tennesseans who are interested in increasing the number of women in senior leadership positions, mobilizing women to vote, and achieving pay equity and equitable employment policies are invited to learn about Vision 2020 at the League of Women Voters of Knoxville/Knox County’s May 17th annual dinner.  Patricia Pierce, a Tennessee delegateContinue reading “Working for more involvement of women in leadership”

15,000 People Coming to Knoxville this Weekend

Knoxville, Tenn.  (May 3, 2011) – For the 28th consecutive year, Knoxville will host the National Street Rod Association’s (NSRA) annual Street Rod Nationals South Plus this upcoming weekend.  Over 15,000 attendees are expected to attend the action packed weekend with a truly unique blend of rods, customs, muscle cars and specialty vehicles offering somethingContinue reading “15,000 People Coming to Knoxville this Weekend”