MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Bonnaroo and CMA’s Fan Fair are both underway, making for one of the biggest tourism weekends of the year for Middle Tennessee..
Sarah Raulerson is attending Bonnaroo for the first time. Sarah works with WMOT’s sister station WMTS. Bonnaroo traffic is a perennial headache here in the Mid-State, but Sarah says she had little trouble getting to the festival.
“There’s not been much traffic. I didn’t run into any traffic on the way up here yesterday morning. I went into the toll booth and was parked within fifteen minutes.”
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- More than 48,000 Tennesseans could lose their extended unemployment benefits by the end of the year.
As the recession gathered steam in early 2008, Congress authorized the first in a series of emergency extensions to unemployment benefits. With the jobless rate rising rapidly, the extra benefits were intended to tide the long-term unemployed over until the jobless rate began to fall.
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky (AP/WMOT) — The U.S. Army is looking for a few good psychiatrists. Fort Campbell says it has a number of unfilled mental health positions. The base is expanding its search for additional personnel.
Lt. Col. Marla Hemphill heads the Behavioral Health Department at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital at the Fort. She says the base is looking for an additional 48 psychiatrists.