MOSQUITO-BORNE DISEASE WITH NO VACCINE OR SPECIFIC TREATMENT NOW IN TENNESSEE, MAYBE

Tuesday, June 10, 2014A disease that just emerged in the Americas may have made its way to Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Health said today it is investigating the first potential cases of chikungunya fever in the state. It is a mosquito-borne disease that is now circulating in the Caribbean. Tennesseans who recently traveled there…

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Tuesday, June 10, 2014The National Weather Service in Nashville has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Van Buren County in middle Tennessee… southern White County in middle Tennessee… southwestern Cumberland County in middle Tennessee… * until 330 PM CDT * at 243 PM CDT…National Weather Service meteorologists detected a line of severe thunderstorms capable…

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WHAT’S KILLING MEN IN TENNESSEE? SURVEY SAYS….

Tuesday, June 10, 2014Guns are more deadly for white men in their own hands and for black men when held by someone else. That’s just one of the disparities in the Tennessee Men’s Health Report, which reveals men in this state die differently depending upon the color of their skin and where they live. The…

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SCHOOL SHOOTING LEAVES ONE STUDENT DEAD IN OREGON, GUNMAN ALSO DEAD

Tuesday, June 10, 2014A gunman killed a student at an Oregon high school and later was “confirmed deceased,” authorities said. SWAT teams descended on Reynolds High School after receiving a report of a shooting, Troutdale Police Chief Scott Anderson said. He said a room-by-room search was underway at the school outside Portland. Anderson did not…

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