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Today In The UC (Page) 05-11-16The Upper Cumberland. It’s where we live. It’s where we work. It’s where we raise our families. The people and organizations in our community are what make it tick. Rock 93-7 knows the impact that local organizations have on this and surrounding communities.

Each week, Rock 93-7 will have interviews with representatives of organizations that impact the Upper Cumberland.

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Today In The Upper Cumberland: ADHD Support

Avery Trace Middle School’s Jaida Campbell talks supporting children with ADHD. More than 6 million young people nationwide live with ADHD. More and more we are meeting the challenges of ADHD head on with strong diagnoses, and more and more parents understand that a prescription does not have to be the only answer for a diagnosis. Over the last 2 ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: George Halford

08The search is underway for the next leader of the Cookeville/Putnam Co Chamber. The process is underway to find the next leader of the Cookeville/Putnam County Chamber of Commerce. George Halford is set to retire at the end of the year after leading the Highlands Chamber for 16 years. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each weekend as a way ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Immigration

Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition’s Emily Beard talks immigration The immigration debate has been among the hot topic issues of the past year as those on one side fight for a more security based policy while others focus on the human toll of those trying to enter the United States. Tennessee may not be at the center of immigration ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Vaccines

TN Immunization Program’s Michelle Fiscus discusses the anti-vaccine movement. It’s been called by some the anti-vaccine movement. Some call it a regression in modern medicine. Parents choosing not to vaccinate their children because of fear that the vaccines can do more harm than good. This idea has been around for decades, but it has gained footing in recent years as ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Higher Education Costs Pt 2

TTU’s Phillip Oldham & Representative Cameron Sexton talk higher education costs A public university education used to be considered one of America’s great bargains. That has changed. Higher education scholars point to the 1980s as the start of the change when education became a hot button issue politically as a way to encourage growth. That led to some universities over-extending ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Higher Education Costs

Tennessee Tech President Phillip Oldham discusses the costs of higher education. A public university education used to be considered one of America’s great bargains. That has changed. Higher education scholars point to the 1980s as the start of the change when education became a hot button issue politically as a way to encourage growth. That led to some universities over-extending ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: ADHD

Dr. Daniel Donovan talks the challenges of ADHD Today In The Upper Cumberland. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or simply ADHD as many know it, is a chronic condition that affects children and adults across the world. But what are the causes? The symptoms? And what treatment options are available for parents of children who may be exhibiting signs of ADHD? Dr. Daniel ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: School Immunizations

Coordinated School Health Department members discuss immunizations for school. The calendar rolling quickly toward August, and back to school time. In fact, the first day of school for the Upper Cumberland is just hours away. Getting kids medically prepared for school is on the to-do list of a lot of Upper Cumberland parents this weekend. Immunizations up to date? We ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: CBD, Hemp, & Marijuana

District Attorney Bryant Dunaway talks the legality of CBD, Hemp, and Marijuana. You walk into a chain store and you see CBD oil. CBD stores popping up – hemp available for sale. You ask yourself, “Has marijuana been legalized?” The simple answer is no, but that may be the only simple part of a changing landscape surrounding marijuana and hemp. ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Paying For College

Marilyn Mullinix and CHS counselors talk affording the rising costs of college. The average college student will graduate today with a diploma, and more than 28 thousand dollars in college debt. 20 years ago, that number stood at 12 thousand dollars. So as the mom or dad who wants your children to go to college, how do you afford the ... Read More »