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Saint Thomas To Hire Roughly 100 People

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Saint Thomas Health will be hiring roughly 100 people to staff its four Upper Cumberland regional hospitals. A career fair will be held Tuesday, April 25th at Saint Thomas River Park Hospital, Saint Thomas DeKalb, Saint Thomas Stones River and Saint Thomas Highlands. Open positions include registered nurses, certified nurse assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and respiratory therapists. ... Read More »

Bill Waives Firing Range Requirement For Vets

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Gov. Bill Haslam may soon sign a bill making it easier for veterans to get a handgun permit. Now, anyone applying for a handgun permit must take a class, pass a written test and a test on the firing range. State Sen. Paul Bailey said his bill would make it easier for veterans to get the permit. The bill allows ... Read More »

TDOT Making Changes To Deadly Warren Co. Intersection

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The Tennessee Department of Transportation began making changes this week to a deadly Warren County intersection. Crews began placing additional signage and pavement markings at the intersection of Sparta Highway and Rock Island Road. Two crashes have claimed the lives of three people at the intersection this year. TDOT spokesperson Jennifer Flynn said the department has long term plans to ... Read More »

Cumberland County Schools Expanding Work-Based Programs

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Cumberland County Schools plan to expand its work-based learning programs. Chris King oversees the county’s Career and Technical Education department. He told the Cumberland County Board of Education the schools might soon offer EMT training. Roane State Community College currently offers a full EMT program. King said the school district was looking to partner with Roane State on a dual ... Read More »

Bebe plans to close all stores by the end of May

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Isaac Brekken/WireImage via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Your shopping mall is losing another store. Bebe is planning on closing all of its stores by the end of May this year, according to a filing made with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing said Bebe expects to record a $20 million impairment charge as a result of the closings. On ... Read More »

“Happy Days” star Erin Moran dead at 56

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ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images(HARRISON COUNTY, Ind.) — Erin Moran, best known for playing Joanie Cunningham on the hit sitcom Happy Days and its spinoff, Joanie Loves Chachi, has died. She was 56. The Harrison County Sheriffs Department in Harrison County, Indiana confirmed to ABC News that on Saturday, it received a 911 call about an unresponsive female. When ... Read More »

Scoreboard roundup — 4/22/17

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUEN-Y Yankees 11 Pittsburgh 5 AMERICAN LEAGUEDetroit 5 Minnesota 4Oakland 4 Seattle 3Tampa Bay 6 Houston 3Baltimore 4 Boston 2Cleveland 7 Chi White Sox 0Texas 2 Kansas City 1L.A. Angels 5 Toronto 4 NATIONAL LEAGUEChi Cubs 12 Cincinnati 8Washington 3 N-Y Mets 1Philadelphia 4 Atlanta 3, 10 InningsSt. Louis 4 ... Read More »