TN vs KY Launches 34th Annual Blood Drive Competition

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WATE) – In the 34th edition of the Orange and Blue Blood Drive competition, the University of Tennessee (MEDIC Regional Blood Center) takes on the University of Kentucky (Kentucky Blood Center). MEDIC avenges Flights’ loss to Florida with friendly win over Lifesouth The competition will measure who collects the most blood between November 15-19 and Knoxvillians, MEDIC is ...

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TN Nonprofit Helps Career Crisis Veterans With One-Stop Resource

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WKRN) – The transition out of the military can come as a shock to veterans. This often involves a change in status, industry and location. A local nonprofit organization in Nashville provides a one-stop-shop of resources to help streamline the process. Retired Air Force Brigadier-General, now Chief Executive Officer of Operation Stand Down Tennessee, Eden Murrie understands the ...

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Tennessee grocery store reopens weeks after mass shooting COLLIERVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – A Tennessee grocery store that was closed for weeks after a man shot one person and injured 14 others reopened on Wednesday. The Kroger store in the upscale Memphis suburb of Collierville opened its doors to customers with $ 4 million in renovations, company spokeswoman Teresa Dickerson said. ...

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Maryville man sentenced to 45 years in federal prison for crimes of exploitation of children | USAO-EDTN

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee – The Honorable Thomas A. Varlan, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee, has sentenced Tywan Montrease Sykes, 46, of Louisville, Tennessee, a previously registered sex offender, to serve 45 years federal child prison operating costs. A federal jury convicted Sykes in March 2021 on charges of producing child pornography, inciting a minor to have ...

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Former President Donald Trump endorses Idaho governor

WOOD (Idaho statesman– As Idaho’s primary races continue to escalate for next year, former President Donald Trump has weighed in on who he thinks should lead the Gem state. In an email from Trump’s Political Action Committee, the former president announced his endorsement of Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, with Trump calling McGeachin “a true supporter of MAGA from the very ...

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Children are missing and Jacob Clare is wanted in Kentucky, Tennessee

Beaver Dam Police, Gallatin Police, Ohio County Sheriff’s Office A man wanted in Kentucky and Tennessee may have his 3-year-old son and 16-year-old niece missing, cops say. Authorities in both states are working on the missing persons cases for the two children, and Jacob Clare is wanted for interfering with the detention, according to police in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. 3-year-old ...

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unemployment down, infrastructure funds on the way

The number of unemployed Tennessee has dropped sharply in the past two months, with national data showing a sharp increase in new hires. It is a long-awaited bright spot in the economic crisis caused by the pandemic which continues to hamper growth and the return to normal business operations. A federal infrastructure spending plan of $ 1.2 trillion once a ...

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