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Haslam signs gas tax increase into law

Governor Bill Haslam has signed Tennessee’s gas tax plan, his signature piece of legislation for this year, into law. The plan, formally known as the IMPROVE Act, will increase the tax on regular gasoline in Tennessee by 6 cents and diesel fuel by 10 cents incrementally over the next three years. To …

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Bike with a ranger Saturday

You are invited to join a National Park Service park ranger for a bike ride on the North Boundary Greenway to see how the former communities of the area have changed during the past 70 years. It’s a free program by the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, and it will …

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Wednesday crash takes out power pole, sends one to jail

A Wednesday morning traffic accident knocked out power to several Clinton Utilities Board customers and landed one woman behind bars for a short time. The crash occurred shortly before 6 am Wednesday on Highway 61 near Park Lane and was investigated by the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Troopers reported that 48-year-old …

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Smokies double up Lookouts, take four of five in series

(Tennessee Smokies)  Jason Vosler entered Wednesday’s matchup hitless in his prior ten at-bats. That skid would be forgotten in a hurry. The Smokies third baseman blasted three consecutive two run shots to uplift his Smokies to an 8-4 victory, making it four victories in five games against the Chattanooga Lookouts. …

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