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CWTS: Moffitt benefits from Nemechek miscue

(MRN) Brett Moffitt was in the right place at the right time on Friday night at Chicagoland Speedway – running second when race leader John Hunter Nemechek’s fuel tank ran dry on the final lap. As Nemechek slowed, Moffitt was handed his third victory of the season – beating runner-up …

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Kids Count indicates Tennessee improving in child well-being

(Annie E. Casey Foundation)  Tennessee is making a marked improvement in several areas of child well-being, ranking 35th in the 2018 KIDS COUNT® Data Book released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The state’s overall ranking is composed of four domain ranks: economic well-being, education, health and family and community. Each domain …

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Bike accident in Park kills Florida woman

Great Smoky Mountains National Park rangers responded to a report of a bicycle accident in Cades Cove at 12:48 p.m. on Friday, June 29, 2018. The cyclist, 55-year old Sandra Hull from Sarasota, FL, fell off her bicycle along the Cades Cove Loop Road near the exit. Hull received injuries to the …

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Family Drug Court up and running in Anderson

(ASAP of Anderson)  The effects of substance misuse are far reaching and cause stress on individuals, families and the entire community. This is especially true when adolescents are involved. There has been a lack of treatment support for adolescents entering the judicial system with substance misuse issues in Anderson County. …

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State: Business growth continues in Tennessee

The number of new businesses grew more than 10 percent during the first quarter of 2018 compared to the same time last year, according to a new report released by the Secretary of State’s office. There were 11,480 new entity filings in the first quarter of 2018, representing a 10.7 …

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AC DA elected VP of state organization

(Submitted)  Dave S. Clark, 7th District Attorney General, serving Anderson County, has been elected by the members of the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference (TNDAGC) to serve as the organization’s Vice President. In his role as Vice President, Clark will help lead the administration of Conference responsibilities, including budgeting, accounting, …

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ACSD, others out in force this 4th of July

Every year Americans head out on our nation’s highways to celebrate the Fourth of July at picnics, parties, parades, and more. Regrettably, for many, the celebrating includes drinking alcohol, which often leads to drunk driving on one of the most heavily traveled holidays of the year. To crack down on …

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CORED recognized as Green Power leader

The Oak Ridge Electric Department was recently honored as a leader in the Top 10 utility green power programs in the nation. The National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) granted the award to the City of Oak Ridge Electric Department (CORED) in recognition of their leadership in voluntary renewable energy programs. Oak Ridge …

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