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Governor Haslam, Commissioner Rolfe Announce MTD Products to Create 200 Jobs in Martin

July 17, 2018

Manufacturer to invest $10 million to expand production capabilities in Weakley County 

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community DevelopmentNashville, TN -Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and MTD Consumer Group Inc officials announced today that the manufacturer will invest $10 million in its Martin operations over the next five years. 

MTD is Weakley County’s largest private employer and a leading global manufacturer and distributor of residential and commercial outdoor power equipment under brands such as Cub Cadet and Troy-Bilt. The company plans to create 200 jobs in Weakley County as it adds production at the Martin facility. 

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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AAA reports Tennessee Gas Prices Higher after Refinery Issues

July 16, 2018

AAA

AAATampa, FL Gas prices are trending lower after an small jump at the pump last week. Gas prices in Tennessee are 2 cents higher than a week ago. The state average of $2.63 is 10 cents less than this year’s high, yet remains 61 cents more than this time last year. 

Pump prices rose last week after reports surfaced of seven gulf coast refineries dealing with various operational issues.

Refinery Issues Push Gas Prices Higher. (AAA)

Refinery Issues Push Gas Prices Higher. (AAA)

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Young Binge Drinkers may have Higher Heart Risks

July 14, 2018

Journal of the American Heart Association Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Young adults who frequently binge drink were more likely to have certain risk factors for cardiovascular disease than non-binge drinkers, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

“Compared to previous generations, the pervasiveness, intensity (number of drinks) and regularity (several times per week) of binge drinking may place today’s young adult at greater risk for more profound rates of alcohol-attributable harm,” said Mariann Piano, Ph.D., R.N., study lead author and Nancy and Hilliard Travis Chair in Nursing and Senior Associate Dean for Research at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in Nashville, Tennessee.

Young men who reported that they repeatedly binge drink had higher systolic blood pressure and total cholesterol while young women who repeatedly binge drink had higher blood sugar levels compared to non-binge drinkers. (American Heart Association)

Young men who reported that they repeatedly binge drink had higher systolic blood pressure and total cholesterol while young women who repeatedly binge drink had higher blood sugar levels compared to non-binge drinkers. (American Heart Association)

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Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission holds July Meeting in Chattanooga

July 14, 2018

Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRAChattanooga, TN – The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission held its July meeting and among the agenda items, heard a report on a chronic wasting disease (CWD) plan, a report on a long-range deer strategic plan, and a reservoir fisheries habitat update.

The TFWC was holding its first meeting since May and returning to the Scenic City for the first time since October 2015.

Greg Wathen, of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency director’s office, gave a report to the commission on the progress of the TWRA chronic wasting disease (CWD) Response Plan draft. The plan is divided into four areas.

Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission July meeting reported on a chronic wasting disease (CWD) plan, a report on a long-range deer strategic plan, and a reservoir fisheries habitat update.

Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission July meeting reported on a chronic wasting disease (CWD) plan, a report on a long-range deer strategic plan, and a reservoir fisheries habitat update.

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Governor Haslam and Commissioner McQueen Launch Tennessee Pathways

July 12, 2018

Tennessee Department of Education

New Drive to 55 Initiative will equip more high school students to transition into high-skilled jobs and postsecondary opportunities in Tennessee after graduation

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Commissioner of Education Candice McQueen today have unveiled Tennessee Pathways as a part of the Drive to 55, the governor’s initiative to increase the percentage of Tennesseans with postsecondary credentials to 55 percent by the year 2025.

Tennessee Pathways lays the foundation for the Drive to 55 by focusing on students in elementary, middle, and high school to further align K-12 education to opportunities after high school graduation – including industry needs and postsecondary expectations – so students gain the knowledge and experience to move seamlessly into college and the workforce.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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AAA reports Tennessee Gas Prices Increased 1.5 Cents From Last Week

July 9, 2018

Clarksville-Montgomery County has the Least Expensive Gas Prices in Tennessee

AAATampa, FL Tennessee Gas Prices  increased 1.5 cents during the past week. So far, motorists have found the most expensive summer gas prices in four years. Since June 1st, Tennessee gas prices averaged $2.64 per gallon – an increase of nearly 60 cents compared to the average price last summer.

However, current pump prices remain 12 cents below this year’s high, set during Memorial Day weekend. 

Price at the pump continues to fall.

Price at the pump continues to fall.

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Leave Fireworks to the Experts this Fourth of July

July 2, 2018

Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO)

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – Ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is raising awareness of the dangers posed by consumer fireworks and urging Tennesseans to leave the fireworks to the pros instead of risking their lives and possibly breaking the law by detonating fireworks themselves.

“July Fourth is a great opportunity to celebrate our nation’s independence with friends and family,” said State Fire Marshal and Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak. “The best way to ensure you and your loved ones have a safe Fourth is to join other community members in attending public fireworks displays put on by trained and licensed professionals.”

Consumer Fireworks Caused $1M in Damages, One Death and 412 Unintended Fires from 2013-2017

Consumer Fireworks Caused $1M in Damages, One Death and 412 Unintended Fires from 2013-2017

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AAA says Tennessee Gas Prices to Rise Before Independence Day

July 2, 2018

AAA

AAATampa, FL – Gas prices are are facing upward pressure as Independence Day quickly approaches. AAA forecasts nearly 47 million Americans will travel for the holiday. The 39.7 million – who will drive – will find gas prices 50-60 cents more than last year. 

Gas prices in Tennessee remain a half cent below what motorists paid this time last year. Sunday’s average of $2.60 is 60 cents more than this time last year. 

Gas Prices at the pump to start rising before Independence Day. (AAA)

Gas Prices at the pump to start rising before Independence Day. (AAA)

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TDOT halts Lane Closures for Independence Day Holiday

June 28, 2018

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – Road construction won’t slow motorists across Tennessee over the July 4th holiday. 

The Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes beginning at 12:00pm on Friday, June 29th through 6:00am. on Thursday, July 5th to provide maximum roadway capacity for holiday travelers.

TDOT to halt Construction and Lane Closures on interstates for Independence Day Holiday. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

TDOT to halt Construction and Lane Closures on interstates for Independence Day Holiday. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

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TWRA Operation Dry Water set for June 29th-July 1st, 2018

June 26, 2018

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating in Operation Dry Water, June 29th-July 1st, 2018. Operation Dry Water is a national weekend of Boating Under the Influence (BUI) awareness and enforcement campaign directed toward reducing alcohol and drug-related accidents and fatalities.

Operation Dry Water is held the weekend prior to the Independence Day (July 4) holiday to give BUI enforcement high visibility during the peak boating season. The TWRA is teaming with the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA). Operation Dry Water was started by the NASBLA in 2009.

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