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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 Upper Cumberland Podcast: A Better Workforce

A better workforce should keep more brain power in the Upper Cumberland. And it should help the area grow. Members of the Highlands Workforce Development Committee are working together to make sure theUpper Cumberland has the best workforce possible. Public school officials, college administrators, community college leaders, employers, industry leaders, and government officials have spent the better part of ten ... Read More »

Today In Upper Cumberland Podcast: Workforce Development Program

Local business leaders…educators…and government officials gathered together some ten years ago to look at how the Upper Cumberland could better help its workforce serve local employers. Not only would that focus allow the area to grow through new industry and companies locating here, but the effort would help prepare employees better for existing jobs. That effort has continued…a collaboration between ... Read More »

Today In Upper Cumberland Podcast: Babies Born Addicted To Opioids

The state of Tennessee and the Upper Cumberland region are dealing with a large addiction to opioids and pain killers. But it’s not just the lives of adult men and women being lost to this addiction. Just like infants born addicted to illegal drugs, thousands of babies statewide are being born addicted to opioids. This can lead to lengthy hospital ... Read More »

Today In Upper Cumberland Podcast: Protecting Unborns From Opioids

The state of Tennessee and the Upper Cumberland region are dealing with a large addiction to opioids and pain killers. But it’s not just the lives of adult men and women being lost to this addiction. Just like infants born addicted to illegal drugs, thousands of babies statewide are being born addicted to opioids. This can lead to lengthy hospital ... Read More »

Today In Upper Cumberland Podcast: Homeless Veterans

You may not think of homelessness when you think about the Upper Cumberland. However, the problem is real. And many of those who are homeless served our nation’s military. There are programs available to assist veterans who may have found themselves in some financial trouble. Veterans who may just need a helping hand to regain their footing can get that ... Read More »

Today In Upper Cumberland Podcast: The Modern Media

A recent Gallup Poll suggested that Americans’ trust and confidence in the mass media “to report the news fully, accurately and fairly” has dropped to its lowest level in history. Just 32 percent of Americans said they had a great deal or fair amount of trust in the media. The number stood at 72 percent in 1976. Tennessee Tech Communications ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland Podcast: Big South Fork

It won’t be long before the Upper Cumberland’s natural beauty will again be on display as spring buds across its national and state parks. Hard to imagine many areas of the nation that are as blessed with such treasures as we are with our park space. We introduce you to some of those treasures as we await spring. We start ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland Podcast: Infant Health

As a new year begins, hundreds of new members will join the Upper Cumberland community. The health of these infants born across our region continues to be a concern to soon-to-be moms and dads as well as the community itself. Karen Parks sees this first-hand every day as the Neo Natal Education Nurse at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. She looks ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland Podcast: Air Safety

Since 9/11, our focus as it relates to airline safety centered on keeping those who wished to do harm off airplanes. Recent events in Europe and this month in Ft. Lauderdale show there’s another area of focus needed. Because airports bring together large numbers of people – and people that are often not focused on safety – they provide an ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland Podcast: Medical Marijuana

Tennessee will likely examine the issue of medical marijuana during the coming year as two legislators have introduced a bill to provide for the legal use of cannabis for medical reasons. A Tennessee woman has seen first hand what medical marijuana can do for those suffering with diseases and medical issues. Dana M. Arvidson is the founding member of The ... Read More »