News

Navigators help uninsured Tennesseans choose health coverage on the individual marketplace. The federal government plans to cut funding for that program for the second year in a row. The Trump Administration argues the program has been successful, and fewer people need the help. Health insurance advocates say it's too soon to consider navigators obsolete.

Brandon Hollingsworth, WUOT News

Efforts to improve the health of the 6.6 million people who call Tennessee home have been successful, but people who study and analyze health and well-being say much more needs to be done.

The Governor's Foundation for Health and Wellness kicked off a six-city presentation tour in Knoxville on Tuesday. The bottom line, as outlined by foundation chair Rick Johnson, is that a focus on personal habits - such as exercise, diet and tobacco use - has moved the needle in a positive direction since 2013, but more substantial change will require a bigger, longer-term effort.

Todd Steed sits down for a chat with guitarist Hristo Vitchev at the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest. 

Michael Borgida

Todd sat down with Katie Thiroux at the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest to talk festivals, Ray Brown and more. 

"In God We Trust" at Tennessee's Public Schools

Aug 15, 2018
Flickr

A state law passed in March requires "In God We Trust" to be displayed prominently in Tennessee public schools. Similar laws have been passed in Florida and Arkansas. School is now in session, and the displaying of the motto is causing some controversy.

Pages