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LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Miss the WLAF Trading Post this morning?  Need a number from yesterday's WLAF Trading Post?  Listen HERE on demand.

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New unemployment claims since March approaching 700,000

TENNESSEE UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS DATA
Week Ending: July 4, 2020

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Yager announces Tennessee’s Sales Tax Holiday extended

TOP PHOTO:  School Member Faye Heatherly (left) visits with Senator Ken Yager (right) at a gathering in 2019.
NASHVILLE, TN (WLAF) – Today, State Senator Ken Yager announced that the Tennessee General Assembly has extended the state sales tax holiday for 2020 to two weekends and increased the limits on tax-exempt items. This extension, which was included in the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget, will help Tennesseans save money and support the economy.
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BOE attempts to pass its budget for the second time this week

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – The Campbell County Board of Education meets Thursday afternoon to vote on its 2020-21 budget.  The meeting begins at 5 pm in the lower level courtroom of the Campbell County Courthouse.

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July 1973 is featured in Casey Kasem's American Top 40 The 70s

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - The fun of Casey Kasem's American Top 40 The 70s trips back to the summer of 1973 this weekend over WLAF radio.

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Full time job openings at Kash & Karry Building Supply

LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) - Campbell County's only locally owned and operated building supply store has two full time job openings.  Apply in person today at Kash & Karry Building Supply.

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Thursday is a Grab-n-Go Meal Day

Ryan and Haven Pittman have been to a Grab-n-Go Meals distribution site.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - Look for the Twigloo School Nutrition Bus at two different locations on Thursday, July 9th.

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MEDIC Regional Blood Center to host Summer Cookout Promotion

KNOXVILLE, TN (WLAF) - MEDIC Regional Blood Center will host its' first Summer Cookout Promotion July 20 - 24 and will include a special edition t-shirt, donor incentives and several giveaway items including a grill.
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APGA congratulates Powell Clinch Utility District for operational excellence

WASHINGTON, DC- (WLAF) - The American Public Gas Association (APGA) presented Powell Clinch Utility District (PCUD) with the prestigious APGA System Operational Achievement Recognition (SOAR) for excellence in operating its natural gas utility. Public natural gas systems are entrusted by their customers to deliver clean and affordable natural gas through a safe and reliable distribution pipeline system. To accomplish this mission, a forward-thinking natural gas utility constantly strives to improve its operating capabilities, overcome challenges and adapt to its changing environment.

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COVID-19 count jumps to 25 active cases in Campbell County

NASHVILLE, TN (WLAF) - As of Wednesday afternoon, the number of PCR positive tests for COVID-19 during the pandemic according to the Tennessee Department of Health is 68, and that includes 62 cases confirmed and probable (eight more cases than on Tuesday).  Of the cases, 36 of those patients have recovered while 25 patients (six more than Tuesday) are recovering and one patient has died.  Results through Wednesday from 2,976 COVID-19 tests in Campbell County have come back negative.

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BOE Safety Committee to meet

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - There will be a Safety Committee meeting on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at 4:00 p.m., in the lower level conference room of the Central Office.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED - 07/08/2020-1:45PM)

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TSSAA delays any vote on football and girls soccer contingency plan

NASHVILLE, TN (WLAF) - The TSSAA Board of Control held a special called meeting on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, to discuss plans for the upcoming football and girls’ soccer seasons due to the extended COVID-19 State of Emergency that is set to expire on August 29.
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BOE Policy Committee to meet on Monday

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - The Campbell County Board of Education Policy Committee will meet on Monday, July 13th, at 1:00 p.m., in the upper conference room of the Central Office.  The policies below will be discussed at the meeting  including those policies linked HERE.

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Correction: Not enough votes to pass the BOE budget.

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) - The Campbell County Board of Education met in a special called session on Tuesday night to vote on a budget for the upcoming 2020-21 school year.

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