December 3, 1991 |
Knoxville Paper to Close: Tennessee's 106-year-old Knoxville Journal will cease daily publication at year-end and all 69 employees will be laid off, the publisher announced. But Gerald Garcia said the paper will have a new beginning as a weekend publication featuring local news, entertainment and sports. The weekly will have a controlled distribution focusing on 54,000 households, he said. The afternoon Journal's circulation in March was 40,946.
September 30, 1998 |
Hundreds of people living near or working at nuclear weapons plants and research installations in 11 states, including California, are suffering an array of unexplained illnesses, the Tennessean reported in Nashville. The newspaper interviewed 410 people whose ailments include tremors, memory loss, fatigue and breathing, muscular and reproductive problems. No direct link has been established between the illnesses and the Energy Department sites.