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How to get help with unemployment benefits

JACKSON, Tenn.-- Are unemployment claims still an issue for some of you? WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News spoke with state leaders and they say there are several reasons why their application is taking longer to process and how you could get…

UTM receives grant from Nat'l Endowment for the Humanities

MARTIN, Tenn.--One local university is receiving a big grant. The University of Tennessee at Martin will receive a $126,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The agency supports research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities. The…

FHU wraps up three year accreditation process

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- Freed-Hardeman University has been received accreditation from the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges. FHU is required to undergo the three year process began in 2018 and is required every 10 years, the news…

TWRA gives update on CWD in West Tennessee

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Chronic wasting disease cases are on the rise in Tennessee, which may pose a problem for some hunters. Four new counties have been added to the CWD positive list this season: Henry County McNairy County Gibson County…

Instagram launches tool urging teens to take a break

LONDON (AP) — Instagram has launched a feature that urges teenagers to take breaks from the photo-sharing platform and announced other tools aimed at protecting young users from harmful content on the Facebook-owned service. An Instagram blog post says the…

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