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Corker Votes to Dismantle President Obama’s Health Care Law

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) today voted for the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 (H.R. 3762), legislation that would dismantle the president’s health care law and build a bridge to a better health care system for hardworking families across the country. “The president’s health care …

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CNS creates community investment fund

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – Applications for grants from the Consolidated Nuclear Security Y-12 Community Investment Fund will be accepted beginning on November 30, 2015.  Nonprofit organizations in CNS Y-12’s 20-county service area with projects or programs that address community needs and economic development opportunities are encouraged to apply for one-year …

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CAR SEAT SAFETY CHECKPOINT

The Clinton Fire Department’s monthly car seat checkpoint is coming up Tuesday, December 1, from 5pm til 8pm.  The event, held at Clinton Fire Station number one (across from Big Lots),..  is inside the fire truck bays so rain or shine, we will be checking seats. Technicians from the Clinton Fire Dept., …

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UT Gardens December 2015 Plant of the Month: American Beech

Submitted by Andy Pulte, University of Tennessee Department of Plant Sciences It’s not often a deciduous tree is chosen as a plant of the month during winter. However, as December dawns, one of the true climactic tree species of our Eastern forests takes center stage: American Beech (Fagus grandifolia). The darkness of …

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UT AgResearch Announces 2016 Field Day Schedule

Organic Crops and Biennial Events Return to Schedule KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – University of Tennessee AgResearch has released the 2016 field day schedule, which includes 10 field days and five special events. Field days are held at the 10 AgResearch and Education Centers located throughout the state.  These events offer farmers, ranchers, …

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GIS Stormwater Mapping to Occur

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.,— Geographical Information System (GIS) storm sewer mapping will take place within the City of Oak Ridge during the week of November 30, 2015 in the northern region of the East Fork Poplar Creek watershed. This section includes the broad region of north of the Turnpike, west of …

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UT Arboretum Listed Among the Most Beautiful College Arboretums

Independent Organization Ranks the Tennessee Forest Among the Top 25 OAK RIDGE, Tenn. –  If you like towering trees, quiet forest walks and beautiful outdoor spaces, it’s hard to disagree with the latest ranking from “Best College Reviews.” The online guide that helps students identify institutions that suit their educational …

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November Proclaimed Captive Insurance Appreciation Month in Tennessee

Captive Insurance Industry Shows Exponential Growth Since 2011 The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) proudly announces that Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has proclaimed November as Captive Insurance Appreciation Month. In 2011, Gov. Haslam signed the updated and revised State of Tennessee’s Captive Statute in order to make the …

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