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Protomet in OR receives state training grant

Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips today announced the department has awarded $24,450 in Incumbent Worker Training Grants to Protomet Corporation in Oak Ridge. The Incumbent Worker Training Program (IWT) is a competitive grant program that provides funding to help eligible Tennessee’s businesses stay competitive through …

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Tennessee #1 in nation for advanced industry job growth

Tennessee ranks No. 1 among U.S. states for advanced industry job growth since 2013, the Brookings Institution found in a newly released report. From 2013 to 2015, Tennessee’s advanced industry jobs increased by an average of 4.6 percent annually, according to Brookings, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank. With the highest …

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CPTC offers intro to meditation series

Have you ever thought about trying meditation, but just didn’t know how to get started or what it really is? Meditation is a technique for resting the mind and attaining a state of consciousness totally different from the waking state.  In meditation, the mind is clear, relaxed, and inwardly focused. …

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Logano wins XFS at Glen

(MRN) Joey Logano survived a race-long duel with teammate Brad Keselowski and gave car owner Roger Penske his second straight X-FINITY Series win at Watkins Glen International, taking the checkered flag in this season’s first road-course event. Logano started from the pole in the Number-12 Team Penske Ford and led …

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Rev. Kenneth Irvin Manning, of Knoxville TN

Rev. Kenneth Irvin Manning, of Knoxville TN., passed from this life into his heavenly reward on August 5, 2016. He was born November 27, 1935, in Clinton, TN to George Paul and Edith Odell Dawn Manning. Kenneth was a graduate of Friendsville Quaker Academy where he was a star basketball …

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Anderson election results

Phil Yager beat two other candidates to win a seat on Anderson County Commission in District 8 in Oak Ridge in a special election on Thursday. District 8 includes the Emory Valley, Hendrix Creek, and Woodland voting precincts in Oak Ridge. Yager finished with 542 votes, compared to 239 for …

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