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Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese. Officials with the USDA say the product labels are incorrect and do not reflect the ingredients associated with the pasteurized cheese in the cheese dogs. Those products were made with milk and the known allergen is not declared on the label.
They say any publicity is good publicity…and that seems to be the case for the Fairfield Glade Sportsman's Club. Officials say extensive publicity regarding the theft of several items including 10 guns led to the return of the items. Among the guns stolen was a special rifle that was to be used in a youth fundraiser. Cumberland County Sheriff Butch Burgess says the guns were returned by a former athlete in the program who heard the extensive coverage of the theft. The person did not know where the guns came from when he received them. 22 year old Jeremy Wayne Davis of Taylor Street has been arrested in connection with the crime.
There continues to be a lot of shaking going on in Eastern Tennessee. Officials with the US Geological Survey say an earthquake registering 2.6 on Richter Scale rocked the Vonore area in Monroe County this morning (Monday). The quake hit around 1am. There are no reports of damage or injuries.
Tennessee's unemployment rate for the month of March was 6.7 percent, which is two-tenths of one percentage point lower than the 6.9 percent rate in February. The Tennessee rate is equal to the national unemployment rate, which remained unchanged at 6.7 percent. Over the past year, Tennessee's unemployment rate decreased from 8.3 percent to 6.7 percent. The number of unemployed persons is the lowest since June 2008.
About 150 people bid on their chance to live the dream, attending an auction that featured furniture from the Living the Dream Home. The mansion was intended to be a home for needy seniors when it was purchased by the Upper Cumberland Development District. But an investigation found the house had become the home of former UCDD Executive Director Wendy Askins, who had used public money to buy the furnishings. Askins resigned last year and will stand trial this summer on federal charges. The agency hopes to get some of that money back from the furniture auction as well as the mansion auction, which will be held next month