A shadowy Tennessee company donated more than $5 million to a prominent conservative super political action committee days after establishing itself.
So who’s behind one of the largest batches of election contributions this year? There’s a questionable trail.
Campaign finance reports filed late Thursday show that the political committee, FreedomWorks for America, received seven donations totaling $5.28 million from Knoxville-based Specialty Group Inc. The money, which accounted for about 90 percent of FreedomWorks for America’s donations during the first 15 days of October, is helping pay for TV ads supporting conservative candidates for federal office. — More.
This city has a rich arts and music community as well as plenty of outdoor attractions, including 65 miles of greenway trails, more than 80 parks–among them the Ijams Nature Center–and is about an hour’s drive from Great Smoky Mountains National Park. — More.
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Via Mayor Madeline Rogero.
They’ve hit $2.96, but according to Knoxville Gas Prices that price is mainly in South Knoxville and Seymour.
The average of gas prices one week ago in Knoxville was $3.15, and $3.46 a year ago.