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NASCAR: Suarez makes history with historic first at Sonoma, Busch extends CWTS record

Holly Cain NASCAR Wire Service June 12, 2022 “Win Numero Uno.” Those were the words on the flag Mexican driver Daniel Suárez held out the window of his No. 99 Trackhouse Racing Chevrolet as he turned celebratory donuts on the frontstretch of Sonoma Raceway on Sunday afternoon in the ecstatic first moments …

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Green McAdoo to host 2nd annual Juneteenth Celebration

The Green McAdoo Cultural Center in Clinton invites the community to its second annual Juneteenth Celebration. In its second year as a federally-observed holiday, Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people …

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NNSA, CNS, and emergency responders to hold Wednesday exercise

(CNS Y-12 press release)  Emergency response personnel from the National Nuclear Security Administration and Consolidated Nuclear Security, along with federal, state, and local emergency management personnel, will conduct an emergency management exercise on June 15 in and around the Y-12 National Security Complex. During this exercise, people in the vicinity …

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AAA offers tips to prevent tragedies involving hot cars, kids, and pets

(AAA – The Auto Club Group)  With forecasts predicting temperatures in the ’90s for portions of the state this week, AAA is urging motorists to keep their children, pets, and vehicles safe during what is expected to be some of the hottest weather so far this summer.  “In just 10 minutes, …

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MCSO deputy requires Narcan after Thursday incident

A Morgan County Sheriff’s deputy had to receive two doses of Narcan following an incident in Coalfield on Thursday afternoon. According to the MCSO, at around 3 pm Thursday, deputies were called to the Marathon gas station and convenience store in Coalfield on a report of an unresponsive individual sitting …

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Park continues efforts to eliminate unsafe roadside parking at the Laurel Falls Trailhead

(GSMNP)  Great Smoky Mountains National Park staff will continue efforts to eliminate unsafe roadside parking at Laurel Falls Trailhead. Temporary roadside barriers will be re-established during the busy summer season through fall, beginning Thursday, June 9 through Sunday, October 30, 2022. Unofficial parking will be blocked with temporary barriers, such …

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Today (June 10th) is Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Tennessee

(TDCI)  Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has declared Friday, June 10, 2022, as Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Tennessee.  In support of Governor Lee’s proclamation, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (“TDCI”) is joining other state agencies to highlight the importance of learning the red flags that might indicate fraud or elder abuse …

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DFL, VFL Seivers, along with two other VFLs nominated for College Football Hall of Fame

Clinton High School legend Larry Seivers, who also played wide receiver at the University of Tennessee, has been nominated for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame this year. Seivers played at UT from 1974 to 1976 and was a two-time consensus All-American, as well as a two-time First …

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State Education officials visit Anderson on summer bus tour

On Wednesday, the Anderson County School system welcomed Tennessee Department of Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn and guests including State Representative John Ragan and Lt. Governor Randy McNally, among others, on their AcceleratingTN2022 summer bus tour. The first stop on the tour was at Grand Oaks Elementary School, according to school …

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