Knoxville News Sentinel
Frist endorses Briggs in race against incumbent state Sen. Stacey Campfield
Former Republican U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist has endorsed Knox County Commissioner Richard Briggs in his race for the Republican nomination in Senate District 7 against incumbent state Sen. Stacey Campfield.
Siskin Hospital Officially Acquires St. Barnabas Healthcare Center
Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation announced that it has officially acquired St. Barnabas Healthcare Center as of July 1. The transaction was subject to customary closing conditions and was reviewed by The Tennessee Attorney General's office and the Tennessee Division of Healthcare Facilities.
Capitol View Commentary: Friday, June 27, 2014
THE LOSS OF A STATESMAN; BOB CORKER: TO THE WHITE HOUSE OR THE STATE HOUSE; CHANGING THE AMPa AGAIN; POSITION PAPERS; A KICKOFF; A POSITIONING; STINKS TO HIGH HEAVENS; LINING UP BEHIND LAMAR; STILL IN HIS CORNER; INSIDE POLITICS ON IRAQ, SYRIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST; TURNING TWO With the passing of former Senator Howard Baker this week , Tennessee has ... (more)
Parents should read aloud to infants every day, pediatricians say
It's hard to keep up with so many statistics about modern parenting, but here's one that floored me when I heard it a few years ago: By 4, children living in poverty hear 30 million fewer words than children in higher income households, according to researchers.
A Look Back at Congress' Most Memorable Leadership Battles
Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is likely to cruise to victory in Thursday's majority leadership election, but leadership races in the past have often reshaped careers and parties.
Wall Street Journal
The Daily Startup: BlueCross BlueShield Backs Bill Frist's Startup
Aspire Health , a startup co-founded by surgeon and former Tennessee Senator Bill Frist , has raised a new round of venture capital to cut the cost of treating serious diseases by managing symptoms aggressively, Brian Gormley reports for Dow Jones VentureWire.