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Anderson sees slight unemployment increase, 91 other counties see decline

Tennessee’s county unemployment rates for March 2017 have decreased in 91 counties, increased in three, and remained the same in one, according to data released today by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) Specific county information for the month of March is available online at http://tn.gov/assets/entities/labor/attachments/Labor_Force_Estimates_-_Mar_17.pdf. For …

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Dogwood Regatta canceled

Due to strong current at the Melton Lake rowing venue Oak Ridge Rowing Association (ORRA) is cancelling the Dogwood Regatta scheduled this weekend April 29-30th. “The rain over the last several days has caused major flooding in the area,” says Sarah McAuliffe, ORRA Regatta Director. “The current is about 10 …

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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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