Tennesee

Regional
7:48 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Tennessee Mosque Receives Occupancy Permit

The Islamic Center of Murfreesboro has received its final approval after a nearly two-year legal battle to prevent it from opening. Islamic Center board chairman Essam Fathy said he was relieved and happy the mosque has its permanent occupancy permit.

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Education
9:38 am
Wed August 15, 2012

Students in Sumner County Can Finally Prepare for First Day of School

Sumner County, Tennessee students will start classes Thursday, following a nearly two week delay over school funding issues. The issue was resolved at last night’s meeting of the Sumner County Board of Education.

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Regional
10:10 am
Fri August 10, 2012

After Long Legal Battle, A Tennesse Mosque is Open for Worship

It's finally opening day for a Tennessee mosque after opponents waged a two-year court battle trying to stop it. Leaders of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro say they intend to hold midday prayers in the new building Friday.

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Politics
7:37 pm
Thu August 2, 2012

Corker Wins GOP Primary in Tennessee, Has Big War Chest Heading Into Fall

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN)

Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker has fended off four challengers in a Republican primary to win his party's nomination for a second term. The former Chattanooga mayor faced a much easier time in his re-election bid than he did when he ran in 2006. Then he had a tough primary against two former congressmen and narrowly defeated former Democratic U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. in an even-more bruising general election campaign.

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