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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: Upper Cumberland Habitat For Humanity

The Upper Cumberland Habitat For Humanity’s Pam Ealey discusses new outreaches. An extended ability to help. A new year means changes for Habitat For Humanity. No longer Putnam County Habitat For Humanity, the organization is now called the Upper Cumberland Habitat For Humanity as Pam Ealey and her team reach out to Overton County. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: The 111th General Assembly

State Senator Paul Bailey discusses the 111th General Assembly & its new topics. Tuesday, lawmakers from across the Volunteer State will gather in Nashville as the 111th General Assembly will convene. There are a lot of new faces in Nashville – 28 new members in the House of Representatives. The 33 member Senate has four new members. Republicans hold super ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: The Sycamore Institute

Talking health care issues impacting the Upper Cumberland with Mandy Pellegrin. As 2019 begins, the state legislature expected to be very involved in examining the cost OF and the access TO health care in Tennessee. As they examine the issues….they have a research arm to help them understand the issues of health care, circa 2019. The sycamore institute is a non ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Autism Tennessee Part Two

Babs Tierno discusses Autism Tennessee & the many services it provides families. New science shows Autism more prevalent than ever though. The study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics….said 1 in 40 children have Autism. That’s up from the previous estimate of 1 in 59 children. More disturbing, the study found that 30 percent of those diagnosed on the Autistic ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Autism Tennessee

Babs Tierno discusses Autism Tennessee & the many services it provides families. New science shows Autism more prevalent than ever though. The study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics….said 1 in 40 children have Autism. That’s up from the previous estimate of 1 in 59 children. More disturbing, the study found that 30 percent of those diagnosed on the Autistic ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Access To Healthcare

Deborah Johnson discusses the services of Upper Cumberland Primary Care Project In the November election just completed….access to healthcare continued to be a hot topic among state candidates. How does Tennessee promote access to healthcare…..care and prevention that may already be available….that isn’t being used. In our community….the Upper Cumberland Primary Care Project tries to serve the uninsured, the underinsured ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Your Dog’s Health

Local Veterinarian Jason Wilton talks about keeping your dog healthy & protected The world is constantly changing, from technology to food and even how we think about our dog’s health. Nowadays, most people view their dogs as indoor family members rather than outdoor animals. Today In The Upper Cumberland we talk about the health of man’s best friend. Local veterinarian, ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Mustard Seed Ranch

Executive Director Tammy Depperschmidt explains the purpose of Mustard Seed Ranch. You may know of Mustard Seed Ranch from JAKES Day or from other fundraisers. But did you know that they help out young people both local and across the United States? Today In The Upper Cumberland we talk about Mustard Seed Ranch with their executive director Tammy Depperschmidt. We ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Educating Against Negligent Dog Ownership

A dog may seem like a good gift this season, but new families may be unprepared. 68 million dogs lived in the United States at the turn of the century. Today, that number is almost 90 million. We talk with Karen McMeekin of Crossville’s A Time For Pause, and Sharon Cravens, president of Jamestown’s Best Friend’s Sanctuary, to find out ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland: Healthcare PT.2

Healthcare isn’t a new issue, we talk about ACO’s with Dr. Brent Stanton As we prepare to head to the polls for another election, one of the issues at the forefront for many is healthcare. We continue our talk about affordable healthcare. There are however several groups of doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare providers, who are trying to find a ... Read More »