Tuesday, December 24, 2013
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee residents can expect to hear a lot more about the federal health care law from the White House in coming weeks. The Obama administration plans a blitz of positive information about the Affordable Care Act and its impacts in the state. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that the move comes as the president tries to drive up enrollment.
ERIN, Tenn. (AP) — Human remains found Thanksgiving Day in Houston County have been identified as that of a man last seen Oct. 7. Sheriff's Lt. Brian Hooper tells The Leaf-Chronicle that DNA matched Leamon Luffman of Erin. On Thanksgiving morning, a hunter found the body in a wooded area off Highway 231. Cause of death is unknown.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has awarded about $2.3 million recycling grants. They're meant to help reduce landfill waste.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Symphony Orchestra will perform "That's All Right, Mama" when it launches a yearlong celebration of 60 years of rock 'n' roll and a salute to Elvis Presley. The concerts begin Jan. 11 at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Memphis The highlight will be the symphony's first-time performance of the tribute Presley gave his mom.