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Local Matters deals with community issues and interests that affect listeners closer to home. With topics from major events across the nation and how they impact our area to interesting people and figures from across the Upper Cumberland. Local Matters is where local, matters.

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Local Matters With Bob Bell: Marc Burnett & Tennessee Tech University

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Marc Burnett talks diversity at TTU, and the new Student Rec & Fitness Center.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell talks with recently retired Vice President for Student Affairs, and Chief Diversity Officer at Tennessee Tech University, Marc Burnett. They discuss where he grew up and what brought him to TTU, ... Read More »

Local Matters With Sam Brooks: Meet Tennessee Tech Football’s David Gist

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Get to know Tennessee Tech University Football Running Back David “DayDay” Gist.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Sam Brooks talks with David “DayDay” Gist, Running Back for Tennessee Tech University Football. They discuss where the nickname “DayDay” comes from, his family, his Cookeville High School football playing career and his career highlights, ... Read More »

Local Matters With Tiffany Anton: Action Heating & Cooling, Inc.

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Learn about Crossville’s Action Heating & Cooling, Inc. with Jay and Dylan Wood.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Tiffany Anton sits down with Jay and Dylan Wood, father-son duo with Action Heating & Cooling, Inc. in Crossville. They discuss their reasons for wanting to start a business, their involvement in the community ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: Nursing Education In 2021

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Dr. Melissa Geist discusses Tennessee Tech’s Whitson-Hester School of Nursing.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell sits down with Dr. Melissa Geist, Professor of Nursing at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss her background and what brought her to TTU, the various degrees available to students at the Whitson-Hester School of Nursing, ... Read More »

Local Matters With Michael Detwiler: Dr. Tom Piech & Alzheimer’s Disease

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Learn about Alzheimer’s Disease with Dr. Tom Piech & the Alzheimer’s Association Content hosted by iono.fm Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Michael Detwiler sits down with Dr. Tom Piech with the Alzheimer’s Association. They discuss his background and what brought him to the Upper Cumberland area from New York, what Alzheimer’s Disease is ... Read More »

Local Matters With Ben Rodgers: State Senator Mark Pody

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State Senator Mark Pody discusses infrastructure, and education in Tennessee.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers meets with State Senator Mark Pody. They discuss the counties that he represents, how he got his start in politics and where his political career has taken him, Tennessee’s road infrastructure and TDOT’s $2 billion ... Read More »

Local Matters With Tiffany Anton: 37 Cedar Restaurant And Bar

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Learn about Cookeville’s 37 Cedar Restaurant and Bar with co-owner Kevin Maxwell  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Tiffany Anton talks with Kevin Maxwell, Co-owner of 37 Cedar Restaurant and Bar in Cookeville. They discuss what the restaurant is, how they work with local farmers for their food supplies, how the COVID-19 pandemic ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: Putnam County Schools Career & Technical Education

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Learn about Putnam County Schools’ Career & Technical Education with Jeff Slagle  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell talks with Jeff Slagle, Career & Technical Education Program Supervisor for Putnam County Schools. They discuss his background and how he originally got into education, the importance for work-based and school-based learning for ... Read More »

Local Matters With Michael Detwiler: Meet Beth Cox

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Get to know the life and career of State Executive Committee Member, Beth Cox. Content hosted by iono.fm Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Michael Detwiler talks with State Executive Committee Member, Beth Cox. They discuss her life growing up in West Tennessee and the events that brought her to the Upper Cumberland, her ... Read More »

Local Matters With Ben Rodgers: Tennessee General Assembly In 2021

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Senator Paul Bailey discusses the first part of the General Assembly’s session.  Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Ben Rodgers talks with State Senator Paul Bailey. They discuss his health and recovery following a recent horse riding accident, details surrounding the first part of the Tennessee General Assembly’s legislative session, the budget that ... Read More »