Dec 24 2007
07:59 am
By: WhitesCreek

Giant Tennessee Crawfish Not connected with radioactive discharge from Oak Ridge...I swear!

University of Tennessee researchers have studied crawfish in several streams in Roane County and so far, Barbi doesn't seem to live here, only in the Barren River watershed that spans the TN-KY border. Threatened by invasive species, probably brought in by fishermen, Barbi is a completely seperate genus form all the other crawfish that live in our state.

Here's the story along with a picture of the small-lobster-sized beast.

Lost Medicaid Funding

To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.