Murray, KY – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development says unemployment in the state rose last month to the highest level in more than 21 years. Tennessee's unemployment rate for September was 7.2 percent, up 2.3 percent from only a year ago.
Murray, KY – Tennessee early voting is up significantly from the 2004 presidential election. State Election Coordinator Brook Thompson says about 47 percent more people in the state cast their ballots on the first day of early voting Wednesday. Over 37-hundred people have already cast their ballot in Montgomery County and around 13-hundred Henry County voters have made their choice.
Murray, KY – Kentucky's Office of Adventure Tourism is opening up state trail information to a major maker of global positioning system equipment. The data will go to Garmin International which makes GPS units for recreational, marine, and automotive use. Lieutenant Governor Dan Mongiardo hopes the move will boost adventure tourism and allow thousands of potential visitors to access information about Kentucky's parks and trails.