Barley is one of the main ingredients for some your favorite beverages. In its malt from, the cereal grain is used in almost every single beer. But a Chattanooga man has found a way to use barley for dog biscuits.
Tennessee is big on gun ownership. But how many people actually own guns, and how many carry them on a regular basis? Does the guy behind you in the checkout line at the grocery store have one under his coat?
In this segment, we take a look at how common it is to carry a weapon in Tennessee, and the sometimes unusual places people like to keep them.
Chas Sisk, a political reporter with The Tennessean, joins us to talk about legislative issues Nashville lawmakers will face this year, such as wine sales potentially being allowed in grocery stores and people being allowed to keep guns in their car trunks.
Dr. David Adair, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Chattanooga, is working on a drug treatment that could save pregnant women’s lives. Preeclampsia affects between five and eight percent of all pregnancies, and it’s currently an incurable, sometimes-deadly disease. The FDA recently designated the new drug treatment for fast-track review.