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Top News & Analysis Tennessee

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— More musicians are using new technology, including 360- degree cameras, virtual reality musical experiences and vertical videos, to reach the smartphone generation of music fans who are discovering new music on their phones and tablets. Pop singer Ingrid Michaelson made a music video using only Snapchat filters and the electronic band...

  • MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ Mueller Industries Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $30 million. Mueller Industries shares have declined 15 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Mueller Industries, Earnings Report.

  • CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. _ Astec Industries Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $15.1 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 68 cents per share. Astec Industries shares have decreased 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ FB Financial Corp. on Monday reported net income of $9.8 million in its first quarter. FB Financial shares have climbed 38 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: FB Financial, Earnings Report.

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ HealthStream Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter profit of $1.3 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 3 cents per share. HealthStream shares have dropped roughly 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Protest outside the offices of Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) asking the congressman to protect the Affordable Care Act from being repealed in Miami.

    Humana is the only insurer offering exchange plans this year in Knoxville but is dropping out of the Obamacare market in 2018.

  • CNBC's Bertha Coombs takes a look at the impact for those people without viable options when it comes to the health-care debate.

  • Unemployment rates fell in 17 states in March and were mostly unchanged in 33, the Labor Department said Friday. Arkansas, Colorado, Maine and Oregon reported the lowest unemployment rates since 1976. Colorado's rate, at 2.6 percent, was the nation's lowest. Several other states are benefiting from low unemployment rates: The rate is 2.7 percent in Hawaii and...

  • CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. _ Covenant Transportation Group Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $470,000. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 2 cents per share. Covenant Transportation shares have fallen 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • General Motors said Thursday that it will stop doing business in Venezuela after authorities took control of its only factory there. Last month, a World Bank arbitration panel determined that Venezuela would not have to pay $1.4 billion to Irving, Texas- based Exxon Mobil for confiscating company assets during a wave of nationalizations.

  • FESTUS, Mo.— The owner of a suburban St. Louis nursing home where 60 residents had to be rescued after food ran out and trash piled up has pleaded guilty to federal charges for stealing $667,000 from Medicaid and spending it on strippers, gambling and other things. Johnnie Mac Sells, 52, pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of health care fraud, the St. Louis...

  • LAS VEGAS— Hundreds of Elvis Presley artifacts and memorabilia are still being held by a Las Vegas casino, a year after the King's estate filed a lawsuit to get those valuables back from a short-lived exhibit. Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino's chief operating officer Mark Waltrip said Wednesday that the items— including stage outfits, jewelry and letters,...

  • April 18- U.S. natural gas pipeline exports to Mexico fell to their lowest level since June 2015 due to maintenance on the NET Mexico pipe in Texas, while the first tankers from the United States started delivering liquefied natural gas to Mexico's Gulf Coast. A unit of Mexico's state-owned petroleum company, Petroleos Mexicanos, started importing LNG from...

  • CARY, N.C.— North Carolina's decision to partially repeal a law limiting protections for LGBT residents was important but not decisive for a technology company to move from California's Silicon Valley, the company's CEO said Tuesday. The decision two weeks ago to take the North Carolina "bathroom bill," called House Bill 2, off the books was an important step to...

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter earnings of $39.7 million. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $120.1 million. Pinnacle Financial shares have fallen 10 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK— The telecom industry's lobbying muscle pushed a consumer privacy measure to a swift death in Congress. Republicans struck down Obama-era rules that would have imposed tight restrictions on what broadband companies such as Verizon, AT&T and Comcast could do with their customers' personal data. Former AT&T lobbyist Steve Billet, now on the faculty at...

  • U.S. residents paid Uncle Sam an average of $8,943 per person in federal income, payroll and estate taxes in 2016.. A look at how the District of Columbia and the states rank in per capita federal taxes:. 1. District of Columbia: $36.569.

  • J.C. Penney Co. said Friday that it is delaying the closure of 138 stores by several weeks after more people started visiting those locations. Riverview Mall in Bullhead City. Fort Morgan Main Street in Fort Morgan.

  • PITTSBURGH— A Pennsylvania man who assumed the identity of a baby who died in Texas in 1972 has been arrested on charges of Social Security fraud and aggravated identity theft after the baby's aunt discovered the ruse on Ancestry.com. Jon Vincent, 44, was arrested in Lansdale, near Philadelphia, on Monday, but had also lived near Pittsburgh and York, Pennsylvania...

  • NEW YORK— Volkswagen of America's CEO says he's confident the brand's sales will recover from a diesel emissions cheating scandal as it rolls out new SUVs for the U.S. At the New York auto show, Woebcken announced that VW will build a smaller five-passenger SUV off the underpinnings of its Atlas seven-passenger vehicle. He wouldn't say when it will come out or...