In Mexico, A Last-Ditch Effort To Save The Vaquita, On The Verge Of Extinction

In Mexico, A Last-Ditch Effort To Save The Vaquita, On The Verge Of Extinction In Mexico, the race is on to save a small, gray porpoise that is on the brink of extinction. It’s called the vaquita , which is Spanish for “small cow.” Scientists believe only 30 remain in…

Firestone has been making Indy 500 tires for over 100 years

Firestone has been making Indy 500 tires for over 100 years NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – You may be making the trek to Indiana this weekend for the annual Indianapolis 500 where the world’s top auto racers and hundreds of thousands of people will gather on Sunday. Firestone brand tires are…

Murfreesboro firefighter remembers Gatlinburg wildfires 6 months later

Murfreesboro firefighter remembers Gatlinburg wildfires 6 months later MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) – After several months of renovation, the Gatlinburg Sky Life reopened on Friday. It’s been six months since the devastating Smoky Mountain fires – and it deeply touched a group of firefighters in Murfreesboro. For one of those firefighters,…

At Wellesley, Hillary Clinton Criticizes Trump and Invokes Nixon Resignation

At Wellesley, Hillary Clinton Criticizes Trump and Invokes Nixon Resignation As her commencement speech unfolded, it was increasingly critical of the administration of the man who defeated her to become president, without ever naming him. Source: NYT > U.S. Click to read more.

Fact Check: Defending Cuts, Mulvaney Misleads on Food Stamps and Big Bird

Fact Check: Defending Cuts, Mulvaney Misleads on Food Stamps and Big Bird The budget director defended proposed budget cuts with inaccurate claims. Source: NYT > Politics Click to read more.

Jerry Punch continues storied career at Indy 500

Jerry Punch continues storied career at Indy 500 KNOXVILLE (WATE) – You won’t find many who have been as close to the action at the Indianapolis 500 as Dr. Jerry Punch. Jerry Punch stands next to his first race car. The longtime pit reporter is entering his 26th year covering…

Russian Once Tied to Trump Aide Seeks Immunity to Cooperate With Congress

Russian Once Tied to Trump Aide Seeks Immunity to Cooperate With Congress Oleg V. Deripaska’s offer comes amid increased attention to his ties to Paul Manafort, who is one of several Trump associates under F.B.I. scrutiny. Source: NYT > Politics Click to read more.

Vanderbilt LifeFlight creates app to request helicopters quicker

Vanderbilt LifeFlight creates app to request helicopters quicker NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – It’s a situation you never want to find yourself in–being in need of a LifeFlight to a hospital, but thanks to a new tech innovation, your chances of survival are much better. In the race against any accident…

Road construction won't delay Memorial Day travelers

Road construction won't delay Memorial Day travelers The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning Friday at … Source: Google Alert – "Tennessee department" Click to read more.

Group wants TBI investigation after latest Metro police shooting

Group wants TBI investigation after latest Metro police shooting There is mixed reaction to news that three Metro police officers likely shot a 10-year-old girl and her mother during a standoff on May 16. Source: WSMV Nashville – ! News Click to read more.