The collective IQ for the Knoxville-area has skyrocketed this week as thousands of the sharpest academic students from across the globe descended upon the University of Tennessee campus to test themselves with interactive academic brain-busting challenges.
Memphis police officers fired over strike talk, alleged threats Two Memphis police officers who were fired this week inspired racial tension and fear of a “shooting,” according to an Internal Affairs investigation into their threats to take over the equipment room in their precinct and rampant talk of going on strike. Officers Parker Culver and Marc Henderson, both of whom were assigned to the Ridgeway Station, denied such talk, with Culver calling it “completely fabricated.” Both have indicated they plan to file a grievance over their dismissal. Culver, 29, joined MPD in July 2009. Henderson, 31, joined in January 2011. ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government health officials are investigating cases involving patients who suffered complications after being injected with potentially contaminated medications made by a Tennessee specialty pharmacy.
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