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Renewable energy workshop at Walters State


Wind and solar energy related careers and work force training will be the focus of a workshop next week at the Center for Workforce Education at Walters State Community College in Morristown.


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Renewable Energy and Workforce Development will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m on Wednesday, Aug. 25. The workshop is free but registration is required. Topics to be discussed include, careers around renewable energy, workforce training and educational programs.

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Knoxville falls on Forbes list of best cities for biz

UPDATE: Knoxville Chamber president’s comments added.

Metropolitan Knoxville dropped to No. 56 on Forbes’ 2010 list of the Best Places for Business and Careers.

That’s down from No. 43 on the 2009 list and a high-riding No. 10 in 2008.

Plummeting 46 spots in two years, that’s the bad news. The good news is that Knoxville still ranks higher than 144 of the 200 largest metros in the country.

It’s all relative.

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