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Knox County spring primary docket set

• Knox County law director Joe Jarret will face former County Commissioner Richard “Bud” Armstrong, property assessor Phil Ballard will face former assessor John Whitehead and fifth district school board member Karen Carson will face Elaine Davis.



Unemployment drops

• United States Department of Labor reported national unemployment insurance claims for the week ending Dec. 3 were down to 381,000, a drop of 23,000 from the previous week.



State climbs in health rankings

• America’s Health Rankings’ 2011 report shows Tennessee climbed three spots, from 42 to 39, due to lower rates of obesity, infant mortality, smoking and violent crime.


Post Office consolidating, cutting

• By next spring, United States Postal Service is set to shut down more than 250 processing centers and lay off nearly 30,000 workers in an attempt to avoid bankruptcy.

 

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