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46 TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL CADETS PINNED

Troopers now begin 400 hours of field training NASHVILLE – On October 18, 46 members of Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) cadet class #1021 were pinned by Colonel Matt Perry. Additionally, Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Jeff Long administered the oath of office to the new troopers. Intense …

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TENNESSEE FARMS OFFER OUTDOOR FAMILY ACTIVITIES THIS FALL

NASHVILLE — Your family can conquer a corn maze, pick the perfect carving pumpkin, or create your own floral bouquet at agritourism farms across Tennessee. There is something enjoyable for family members of all ages to experience this fall while learning about Tennessee agriculture. Tennessee farmers who welcome guests continually …

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Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. to Relocate Headquarters and Other Major Operations to Tennessee

Leading U.S.-based firearms manufacturer will invest more than $125 million to relocate from Springfield, Massachusetts to Maryville, TennesseeCompany will create 750 new jobs in Blount County NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. officials today …

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Blackburn Rebukes Milley Over Leaking Information To Journalists And Calls For Resignations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) rebuked General Mark Milley during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing over his misplaced priorities, including leaking critical information during conversations with authors.  General Milley Leaked Information To Journalists “You had these conversations with the authors, but you don’t see that as leaking information …

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Tennessee’s Tax-Free Holiday Weekend starts today

Tennessee’s traditional sales tax holiday on clothing, school supplies and computers begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 30, 2021, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 1, 2021.   During this time clothing, school supplies and computers may be purchased tax-free.  Certain restrictions apply.  Items sold online are also …

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Board of Trustees Votes to Acquire Martin Methodist College

MEMPHIS—After several months of conversations, meetings, measures and proceedings, the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees voted to acquire the assets of Martin Methodist College and establish a new UT campus in Pulaski, Tennessee:  UT Southern. Martin Methodist College’s Board of Trustees will vote on the measure following UT’s morning …

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Oak Ridge Hosted Part of USA Cycling Time Trials

Today a significant portion of Melton Lake Drive (MLD) was shut down to through traffic to provide a closed-loop course for The USA Cycling National Pro Road, Crit, Time Trial Championships to be held in Knoxville and Oak Ridge June 17-20. In partnership with Visit Knoxville, The City of Oak …

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Blackburn, Colleagues Introduce Constitutional Amendment to Prohibit Burning the American Flag

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Flag Day, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Senators Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) in reintroducing a constitutional amendment to prohibit the physical desecration of the American flag.  “Burning the flag is a direct affront to the values of our democratic …

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UNDECLARED ALLERGEN PROMPTS COOKIE RECALL

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Consumer and Industry Services Division (CIS) is alerting consumers to a recall of chocolate chip cookies. An undeclared allergen was discovered during routine sampling and testing of food products at a Kroger store in Sevierville, Tenn. The product, Simple Truth Plant-Based Chocolate Chip …

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