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Twitter‘s going to start weeding out abusive tweets before you see them

Twitter‘s going to start weeding out abusive tweets before you see them

Twitter knows it has a problem with online abuse, and on Tuesday it announced three more changes it‘s making to help users deal with it. The social network said in a blog post that it‘s cracking down even more on repeat abusers who make new accounts to continue trolling people […]

Sorry, Tampa, latest Super Bowl dethrones you as best ever (w/poll)

Sorry, Tampa, latest Super Bowl dethrones you as best ever (w/poll)

No sooner had Tom Brady deflated Atlanta than talk of the Patriots‘ comeback began soaring toward the crest of Super Bowl lore. Perhaps the only thing more stunning than New England‘s rally was that #GreatestSuperBowlEver didn‘t immediately trend on Twitter, the hub of kneejerk reactions. Instead of recklessly proclaiming the […]

Andrew Puzder acknowledges employing undocumented worker

Andrew Puzder acknowledges employing undocumented worker

CLOSESkip in x Embed x Share Donald Trump has nominated Andy Puzder, the vocal CEO of the fast-food company CKE Restaurants, that owns burger chains Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, as his secretary of labor. USA TODAY Then President-elect Donald Trump and Andy Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurants, walk from […]

National preseason honor doesn‘t faze University of Tampa 2B Laz Rivera

National preseason honor doesn‘t faze University of Tampa 2B Laz Rivera

TAMPA — It‘s a distinction that could be unnerving, flattering, distracting and humbling — all at once. But when University of Tampa senior second baseman Laz Rivera was named ‘s Preseason National Player of the Year for NCAA Division II, he barely changed expression. "It‘s always nice to get recognition, […]

Haslam alludes to criminal justice reform push next year

Haslam alludes to criminal justice reform push next year

CLOSESkip in x Embed x Share 110TH TENNESSEE GENERAL ASSEMBLY5 things to watch in the Tennessee legislature (Feb. 5) | 1:05 Tennessee lawmakers are back in session. Here are five things to watch for the week of Feb. 5. Joel Ebert and Duane W. Gang / The Tennessean 1 of […]

Tennessee House honors Chicago Cubs, new element Tennessine

Tennessee House honors Chicago Cubs, new element Tennessine

Buy Photo World Series MVP Ben Zobrist shakes fans‘ hands during the Franklin Christmas parade, where he was grand marshal.(Photo: Shelley Mays / File / The Tennessean)Buy Photo The Tennessee House of Representatives passed a series of resolutions Monday commemorating the newly discovered atomic element named after the state, wedding […]

Nashville’s record reappraisal: Where have property values soared most?

Nashville’s record reappraisal: Where have property values soared most?

CLOSESkip in x Embed x Share Davidson County Property Assessor Vivian Wilhoite explains the upcoming reappraisal process and skyrocketing home values. Joey Garrison / The Tennessean Buy Photo New houses go up along Archer Street in a neighborhood that was once built for affordable housing Jan. 18, 2017.(Photo: George Walker […]

State‘s largest tax credit for biz costs $1.2M per job, study finds

State‘s largest tax credit for biz costs $1.2M per job, study finds

CLOSESkip in x Embed x Share Tennessee taxpayers forgo $1.2 million each year to subsidize a single job through the state's largest business tax break program. Wochit Buy Photo Gov. Bill Haslam at a 2014 press conference discussing an expansion of the Volkswagen Chattanooga plant. In 2013 the state offered […]

Tennessee charter school bill sets funds aside for facilities

Tennessee charter school bill sets funds aside for facilities

CLOSESkip in x Embed x Share Gov. Bill Haslam's 2017-18 budget includes $100 million for teacher pay raises and $22.2 million for English-language learning students. Jason Gonzales / The Tennessean / Wochit Student with pen and paper.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) 22 CONNECTCOMMENTEMAILMORE Tennessee plans to better define the rules of authorizing […]

Tennessee sued for move to charge tax for online

Tennessee sued for move to charge tax for online

Buy Photo Gov. Bill Haslam(Photo: Larry McCormack / The Tennessean)Buy Photo Gov. Bill Haslam says Tennessee has been sued for moving to require all major online vendors to collect sales taxes on purchases made in the state. Under federal law, states are only allowed to require sales taxes to be […]