What You Should Know About Consolidating Payday Loans

Payday loans are taken out by an estimated 12 million Americans each year. Payday loans are among the costlier ways to borrow money, which many people are unaware of. A payday loan’s annual percentage rate (APR) can easily approach 300 percent, which is enormous when ConsolidationNow compared to the average credit card APR of around 16 percent. When borrowers can’t ...

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Consolidate your debts with a personal Loan

It can be hard to manage all your debts, which have multiple due dates, interest rates and minimum payment amounts. A missed payment can affect your credit score and decrease your ability to borrow money in the future. This is why consolidating all your monthly debts into one payment using a new personal loan consolidation loan can help you simplify your ...

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South Carolina is the latest state to enact a ban on transgender sports: NPR

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has quietly signed into law a bill banning transgender students from playing women’s or women’s sports in public schools and colleges. Jeffrey Collins/AP hide caption toggle caption Jeffrey Collins/AP South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has quietly signed into law a bill banning transgender students from playing women’s or women’s sports in public schools and colleges. ...

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Search mutual fund quotes, news, net asset values LIC India INE0J1Y01017, LICI, 543526 Adani Wilmar INE699H01024, PUNCH, 543458 Tata Motors INE155A01022, TATA MOTORS, 500570 ICICI Bank INE090A01021, ICICIBANK, 532174 Ambuja cements INE079A01024, AMBUJACEM, 500425 ...

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Nissan plans third US plant to make electric vehicles, possibly in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Nissan is considering building a third manufacturing plant in the United States, and it may be located in Tennessee. The Associated Press reported that Nissan is considering adding a new auto plant in the United States to meet growing demand for electric vehicles. On Friday, Nissan chief operating officer Ashwani Gupta told reporters that the third ...

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Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month in East Tennessee

Approximately 18,000 people of Asian and Pacific Islander descent live in Knox, Sevier, and Blount counties. Knoxville, Tenn. — The month of May is dedicated to celebrating the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. According to the US Census Bureau, Asians and Pacific Islanders make up 2.6% of Tennessee’s population. That’s over 180,000 people. Approximately 18,000 people of Asian ...

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What type of weapon was used? What we know

On Saturday afternoon, a man seized a gun from his car, where he had stored two other guns, and opened fire on shoppers in and around a Buffalo Tops Friendly Markets store, killing 10 people and injuring three others. the suspected shooter, named Payton Gendron18, of Conklin, outside Binghamton, used an assault rifle in the attack, Buffalo police said, adding ...

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University of Tennessee plans to maintain tuition for another year

Facing the climb inflationthe University of Tennessee at Knoxville will recommend maintaining its tuition and fees for the third year in a row. Thanks to a $90 million investment in Tennessee universities and colleges across the state included in Governor Bill Lee’s budget, UT Knoxville won’t have to charge its students more when they return in the fall. The campus ...

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UT advances to Red Bull USA 3X quarterfinals

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Tennessee won all three games on Saturday and advanced to the women’s division quarter-final round at the 2022 Red Bull USA Basketball 3X Nationals at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. After dropping their opener against Iowa State on Friday night, 21-13, the Lady Vols bounced back to defeat Hoopers NY, 14-11; Unlimited athletes, ages 21-18; ...

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Tennessee Titans Rookie Minicamp Day 2: News, Notes, Video

Titans first-rounder Treylon Burks was back on the field after limited action on the first day of rookie camp. Caught two passes from Malik Willis (one in the middle in 11s, one in 7s). Dropped another in 7 seconds (McCreary on cover). — Ben Arthur (@benyarthur) May 14, 2022 Nicholas Petit-Frère spent a good 20 extra minutes after practice working ...

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Archives raise new questions about Oscar Franklin Smith’s execution plan

Governor Bill Lee halted the execution of Oscar Franklin Smith in late April, citing an oversight. Recently released recordings, including text messages, provide more information on what went wrong. Lee suspended all executions until this year and ordered an independent review. Public records released Friday raise new questions about the now-stayed execution of Oscar Franklin Smith and whether the Tennessee ...

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Deputy DA: Billy Anderson was on probation for attempted murder when he allegedly killed Brionah Tester | WJHL

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — A heavy pile of legal filings containing documents charging Billy Joe Anderson with multiple crimes lay on the table in front of a frustrated Assistant District Attorney General for the 1st Judicial District Dennis Brooks Friday morning. Eight cases for six crimes committed between September 2021 and January 2022 have been assigned to a grand ...

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Cincinnati Metro to hold job fair to find bus drivers

CINCINNATI — Metro will host a job fair this weekend in hopes of hiring dozens of new bus operators. The hiring goal is to enable the transit agency to move forward with plans to expand and improve bus service in the greater Cincinnati area. What do you want to know Metro will host a job fair this weekend as part ...

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Cincinnati Metro to host job fair to find bus drivers

CINCINNATI — Metro will host a job fair this weekend in hopes of hiring dozens of new bus operators. The hiring goal is to enable the transit agency to move forward with plans to expand and improve bus service in the greater Cincinnati area. What do you want to know Metro will host a job fair this weekend as part ...

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Knox County prosecutor says fentanyl is making its way to city from Detroit

Knoxville, Tenn. (WVLT) – According to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, a Detroit person was arrested in Knoxville earlier this week for attempting to purchase nearly three pounds of Fentanyl. District Attorney Charme Allen said that over the years fentanyl trafficking has tended to originate in Detroit. “Knoxville is very connected to Detroit with the drug trade. We regularly see ...

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Nurses to protest sentencing in Tennessee patient death case – KTSM 9 News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nurses traveled from across the country to demonstrate Friday outside the courtroom where a former Tennessee nurse was to be sentenced for causing the death of a patient. RaDonda Vaught was found guilty in March of criminally negligent homicide and gross negligence of an intoxicated adult after she accidentally administered the wrong medication. She faces up ...

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Tennessee GOP leaders don’t plan to ban birth control

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Top Republican leaders in Tennessee say they have no plans to ban contraceptives pending a U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether to overturn the landmark Roe case. v. Wade from 1973. Earlier this month, a leaked draft opinion suggested the nation’s top court was set to strike down a nationwide abortion right. The news quickly sparked ...

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P2P payment innovation in community banks

You’re going out to dinner with a friend and want to split the bill. But your friend uses a community bank and you use one of the major peer-to-peer (P2P) payment apps, so getting paid instantly online is complicated. Enter CHUCK, a new payment solution designed to open up closed networks like Zelle, PayPal, and Venmo. CHUCK is the brainchild ...

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Tennessee has refused to overturn mask mandates for schools

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — After a long battle, an appeals court has ruled that K-12 mask mandates are legal despite a state law trying to ban their use. The legal dilemma began when the state removed the ability of school districts to adopt masking policies and transferred it to the commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health. The families of ...

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Tenn. expects changes in lethal injection protocol, staffing

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee officials say they anticipate an independent investigation into the state’s lethal injection methods will lead to changes in how these executions are carried out, including how the proceedings are handled. . State corrections officials made the statement last week in a filing in federal court, and a judge agreed on Tuesday to stay litigation challenging ...

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NCUA approves 41 mergers in first quarter

NCUA lobby. Credit union mergers continued their pace of growth with 41 NCUA-approved consolidations in the first quarter of 2022, more than the 33 mergers approved in the first quarter of 2021, according to the Merger Activity Report and agency’s first-quarter insurance report released last week. In addition to the 34 credit unions that were given the green light by ...

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Horowitz: Tennessee governor opposes bill requiring murderers to serve full sentences

One of the most remarkable dynamics in American politics is that the majority of Republican governors are more pro-criminal than most average Democratic voters and even some local Democratic politicians. You see, at some point, the crime could get serious enough that even Democratic voters are asking for help. But the GOP elites, controlled by Koch-funded NGOs and big business ...

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Former Oklahoma and Tennessee Titans DL Du’Vonta Lampkin dead at 25

Former Tennessee Titans defensive lineman Du’Vonta Lampkin died after being discovered with a single gunshot wound May 5, the Dallas Police Department said. He was only 25 years old. According to a Dallas Police statement on Facebook, someone checked on Lampkin after he didn’t return phone calls. When police arrived, Lampkin was found with a single gunshot wound and died ...

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The University of Tennessee will again require ACT or SAT scores

All campuses in the University of Tennessee system will revert to requiring standardized test scores, such as the ACT or SAT, for students applying for the fall 2023 semester. The university suspended its testing requirements for two years at the height of the coronavirus pandemic when testing centers closed to mitigate the spread of the virus. In response, universities across ...

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Why isn’t Treece seeking re-election at Johnson City BOE? ‘Wicked politics’ | News

When Michelle Treece ran for the Johnson City Board of Education in 2018, she intended to serve just one term. “I always worry about how people are perceived when they’re continuously in power,” Treece told the Johnson City Press in an interview this week. People have told Treece that there will be projects or issues that will keep her engaged ...

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Tech company set to sell 17% stake

CARACHI: A tech company, which develops software (mostly) for overseas markets, is set to sell a 16.67% stake in the company to individuals and institutional investors to raise a minimum of Rs 1.05 billion on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) next week. . The growth company, Coeus Solutions Limited, is expected to start bidding at a minimum (floor) price of ...

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Williamson County’s high schools are ranked among the best in Tennessee, United States; 2 Williamson County commissioners lose seats in May 3 primaries and other Nashville-area news

Ravenwood High School ranked sixth in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 ranking of America’s Best High Schools. Brentwood and Franklin High also made the top 10 on the annual list, which ranks 17,800 schools. (Courtesy of Williamson County Schools) Read the most popular news from the past week in the Nashville area. Williamson County high schools ranked among the ...

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TN publishes information on people who missed the 2nd dose of vaccine due to lack of confidentiality

The data, which was published in a publicly editable Google doc, gave granular details including name, recipient ID, block they belong to, and more. In what is a glaring privacy concern, the immunization division of the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (DPHPM) has released the data of everyone in the state who has not yet taken the vaccine. ...

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Tennessee Governor Signs Bill Strictly Regulating Medical Abortions

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee will soon strictly regulate the distribution of abortion pills, including imposing stiff penalties on doctors who violate them, under legislation recently signed into law by Republican Gov. Bill Lee. The measure, which Lee signed on Thursday, will go into effect Jan. 1, 2023. Once signed into law, a medical clinician will have to be physically ...

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Tennessee Governor Signs Ban on Collegiate Transgender Athletes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Lee on Friday approved legislation banning transgender athletes from participating in women’s varsity sports. Last year, no other state enacted more laws targeting transgender people than Tennessee, as GOP lawmakers consistently dismissed concerns that they discriminate against an already at-risk population. These measures included banning transgender athletes from playing public girls’ sports in ...

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Pioneer Grass, Honsea, Greenutra, Inner natural – Queen Anne and Mangolia News

The latest report on the Ginger Powder and Ginger Extract Market provides a comprehensive overview of key industry issues characteristics, including production, market growth rate, industry share, consumption value and volumedemand for specific types of products and services, and more. The publication focuses on providing a competitive edge to new entrants to the industry and those aiming to enter the ...

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Lawmakers expand efforts to ban transgender athletes from competition

Tennessee lawmakers are stepping up efforts to block transgender athletes from competition with new legislation targeting sports from colleges to universities. Last week, Governor Bill Lee signed legislation adding penalties to a Tennessee law barring transgender athletes from competing at the middle and high school level that was signed into law last year. School districts that fail to determine a ...

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Tennessee Titans: Hassan Haskins runs after, not by contact

NASHVILLE — Whether he has the ball or not, opposing players drive past Hassan Haskins at their peril. The Michigan running back, the first of two fourth-round picks from the Tennessee Titans last Saturday, is a self-proclaimed “angry” runner who refuses to be taken down easily. For example, out of 270 carries last season, he was tackled for a loss ...

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Abortion pills will be the next battleground in a post-Roe America

As conservative states began to pass more laws restricting access to surgical abortions, more patients opted for the pills, not least because they can be taken in the privacy of their homes. The Covid pandemic has fueled this trend. The Guttmacher Institute, a research organization that supports abortion rights, reported that in 2020 medical abortion accounted for 54% of all ...

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ARC Manchin Federal Co-Chair, Governors and Tourism

Washington, DC, May 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On May 3, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) hosted the second in a series of five virtual events (titled the Roadshow planned in Appalachia) to show how ARC strategic investment priorities come to life in the 13 states of Appalachia. The event featured engaging discussions with Governor Roy Cooper of North Carolina, ...

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U.S. professional indemnity insurance environment remains challenging despite some improvement in 2021

OLDWICK, NJ, May 04, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Profitability in the U.S. Medical Professional Liability (MPL) segment improved significantly in 2021, with AM Best’s Composite MPL Specialist Group net income increasing by approximately 30%, driven by capital gains realized on the favorable performance of capital markets, according to a new AM Best report. However, AM Best notes in its Best Market Segment Report, ...

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Erin O’Hara Block wins Democratic nod in Nashville District 8 school board race

Erin O’Hara Block and Chris Moth are running in the District 8 Democratic primary. The winner will face independent Amy Pate in August. Incumbent Gini Pupo-Walker did not seek re-election. Erin O’Hara Block won the Democratic nomination for the Nashville District 8 School Board seat by a narrow margin Tuesday night. Chris Moth led the race for most of the ...

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Escaped murder suspect in Alabama has extensive criminal history in central Tennessee

GILES COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Giles County detective who interviewed a fugitive murder suspect in Alabama said the fugitive had no respect for human life. On April 29, suspected murderer Casey White escaped from a Lauderdale County, Alabama jail with the help of a female correctional officer. Warrants have also been issued for that former officer, Vicky White, 56. ...

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What happens in Tennessee if Roe v Wade is cancelled? Here is a guide

The United States Supreme Court is set to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision legalizing abortion across the country, according to a draft opinion obtained by Politico. The published project triggered a new round of fierce controversy around one of the most controversial issues in the country. Related:Explosive draft leak in abortion case reveals Supreme Court set to ...

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Tennessee governor signs public education funding formula into law

Governor Bill Lee signed his plan to change the way Tennessee funds public education and promised that every parent will soon know exactly how much the state is spending on their child’s K-12 education. Lee also said he intends to sign another bill to allow the Tennessee Textbook Commission to override local school board decisions and ban certain school library ...

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The advisor’s guide to maximizing total return in midstream investments

Intermediate investing is well known for offering generous income, but surprisingly, that’s not the primary reason advisors allocate funds to it. Aside from revenue generation and energy exposure, total return is the primary way most advisors use energy infrastructure in portfolios, according to “Energy Infrastructure 2022 Outlook: Inflation and Income Opportunities”. (Date: January 12, 2022. Sample size: 417 respondents, 36.2% ...

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Consumer Alert: Unlicensed Online Auto Sales

Nashville – The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (“TDCI”), Tennessee Motor Vehicle Commission, Tennessee Attorney General’s Office, and Tennessee Department of Revenue are alerting consumers to issues with buying vehicles online in Tennessee . Vehicle sales by unlicensed companies are prohibited, even if the company only sells vehicles over the Internet. Consumers have filed complaints that vehicles purchased from ...

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Storm fallout unresolved for Simmons in Tennessee | Arkansas Business News

We were unable to send the item. The Simmons Bank branch in Dresden, Tennessee, was among 21 tornado-ravaged businesses that ripped through the city on December 10. (Photo provided) Nearly five months have passed since a tornado roared through Dresden, Tennessee. Spawned by a December 10-11 storm that traveled a path of destruction across four states, the twister killed a ...

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Will Tennessee become the next tech hub for Web3 entrepreneurs? | american small business

When you think of Tennessee, you’re more likely to think of country music, barbecue, and bourbon than crypto, blockchain, and Web3. The state legislature intends to change that. Tennessee just passed a bill that could help it become a leader in states offering housing to entrepreneurs who want to create a unique type of business that uses blockchain to automate ...

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SSU reporters say coverage of Sakaki scandal provoked backlash, leaked budget proposal included missing documents

Reporters and editors from the Sonoma State University student-run campus newspaper worked late Tuesday evening to assemble and deliver 500 copies of their most recent issue to campus newsstands. The April 26 edition of the Sonoma State Star featured a front-page story about the ongoing no-confidence vote against Speaker Judy Sakaki. She is at the center of a scandal after ...

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Family of man killed in DUI accident reacts to tougher Tennessee DUI law tied to child support payments

The state of Tennessee is cracking down on drunk drivers by costing them dearly, and drivers charged with a DUI won’t like it. The new law that makes drunk drivers pay child support for killing a relative. Bradford Fair of Clarkesville, Tennessee says he won’t soon forget the night he learned his cousin, Myron Fair, 49, had died in a ...

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Nashville hosts Philadelphia Union in non-conference play

Philadelphia Union (5-1-2, first in Eastern Conference) vs. Nashville SC (3-3-2, eighth in Western Conference) Nashville, TN; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Nashville SC +123, Philadelphia +251, Draw +209; over/under is 2.5 goals BOTTOM LINE: Nashville and the Philadelphia Union hit the field in a non-conference game. Nashville is 0-0-0 in home games. Nashville is 10th in the ...

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Tips for overcoming the formula shortage in Memphis

In early April, Datasembly, a data collection company, reported that more than 30% of products were out of stock at more than 11,000 stores in the United States. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Months after recalls and supply chain issues, some Memphis shelves are still empty. The shortage of infant formula is creating a challenge for families across the country, including the ...

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Weekly State Policy Update 04/29/2022

This week’s update highlights legislative advances in several states, including Kentucky, Virginia, Vermont, Tennessee and Kansas. Vermont Current Vermont state law has a THC cap of 30% for cannabis flower and 60% in solid concentrates. Such caps are arbitrary and not in the best interests of cannabis consumers, especially medical patients who deserve the legal option of accessing different strains ...

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Tennessee school library bill would let state veto books

The Tennessee Textbook Commission could veto local school board decisions and ban certain school library books statewide under 11 a.m. legislation approved by state lawmakers Thursday. Senate and House negotiators reached a deal to sweeten a House bill passed a day earlier to require librarians to submit their book inventory to the politically appointed commission for review and possible veto. ...

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Trend Micro joins the trend of consolidated security platforms

Trend Micro has launched a new unified cybersecurity platform that it says will make it easier and more efficient for channel partners and customers to view and assess their attack surfaces and risk postures. Introducing its new Trend Micro One as a major step towards consolidating security products on a single platform, the company said it will offer a full ...

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Whiskey Row death triggers tightening of guard training on Tennessee bill

A bill requiring first aid, CPR, restraint and de-escalation training for unarmed and armed private guards working in locations licensed to serve alcohol has passed in Tennessee. The bill, dubbed “Dallas’s Law,” comes after Dallas “DJ” Barrett, 22, died following a fight with security guards at Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row in August. He is now heading to Governor Bill Lee’s ...

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Tennessee nears overhaul of K-12 education funding formula | Tennessee News

By KIMBERLEE KRUESI, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s Republican-dominated General Assembly neared the finish line Wednesday for an overhaul of the state’s formula to fund its multibillion-dollar K-12 education system. dollars, angering Democratic lawmakers who were abruptly blocked from floor discussion of one of the most sweeping pieces of legislation this year. The State House and Senate each ...

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Global Pet Food Market Overview and Forecast Report 2022-2026, with Key Players Nestle, General Mills, Colgate-Palmolive, Unicharm and Mars

DUBLIN, April 27, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The report “Global Pet Food Market (by Wet and Dry Food for Dogs, Cats and Others): Information and Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2022-2026)” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The value of the global pet food market is expected to reach US$118.83 billion in 2025, growing at a CAGR of 5.4%, for the ...

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Tennessee police officer crushed during traffic stop after suspect resisted, fled and showed dashcam video

Tennessee officers recover after being dragged by fleeing suspect Two Franklin police officers were injured yesterday after a fleeing suspect drugged them from his car, knocking one of the officers down. (Credit: Franklin Police Department) Tennessee police have released dramatic dashcam video that authorities say shows a suspect resisting officers during a traffic stop before running over an officer with ...

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Governor Bill Lee should veto harmful bill

Written by over 200 Tennessee religious leaders. Find the list of signatories on this link. A letter to Governor Bill Lee: This is one more request 300 Tennessean religious leaders and organizations urging you to veto Senate Bill 1610/House Bill 0978 – also known as the bill that criminalize homelessness. As religious leaders and faith-based organizations across Tennessee, we urge ...

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Tennessee General Assembly Passes Donor Disclosure Bill – Ballotpedia News

On April 21, the Tennessee House of Representatives passed SB1005, a bill creating additional disclosure requirements for 501(c)(4) organizations and candidate committees. The Tennessee Senate passed the bill on April 14, and the legislation is now heading to Governor Bill Lee (R). What the bill would do Current state law requires all candidate committees to report individual contributions if the ...

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New law limits funding to schools allowing trans students to play sports

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Republicans introduced a bill last week to remove books deemed “obscene or harmful to minors” from school libraries. The proposed legislation would apply to all K-12 public schools in the state, including charter schools. House Bill 1944 would amend current Tennessee law to include “shall not permit the making available of obscene material or material harmful to ...

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Tennessee governor signs penalty bill for transgender athletes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee will soon add tough penalties against public schools that allow transgender athletes to participate in women’s sports, under legislation recently signed into law by Republican Gov. Bill Lee. Lee quietly signed the proposal last Friday without comment. The governor had already signed a measure last year requiring student athletes to prove their gender matches that ...

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Laparoscopic Access Instruments Market Size (Value, Volume, ASP) by Segments, Share, Trend & SWOT Analysis, Regulatory & Reimbursement Landscape, Procedures & Forecast, 2015-2030

ReportLinker Summary of Laparoscopic Access Instruments Market Size (Value, Volume, ASP) by Segments, Share, Trend & SWOT Analysis, Regulatory & Reimbursement Landscape, Procedures & Forecast, 2015-2030 is designed to visualize quantitative trends of the market in the therapeutic area of ​​endoscopic devices. New York, April 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the publication of the report “Laparoscopic Access Instruments ...

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Tennessee bill would force drunk drivers to support victims’ children

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) — Drunk drivers convicted of homicide while driving a vehicle in Tennessee would have to pay child support under a bill filed in the governor’s office. But this alimony would not be for their children. It would go to the children of their deceased victims. Tennessee could become the first state to pass a bill that some ...

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A dog escapes from Ukraine to a new home in Greene Co.

GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — After traversing a war zone, a Ukrainian golden retriever has a new home in eastern Tennessee. Conflicts abroad continue to wreak havoc not only on Ukrainians, but also on their pets. “Timon”, one year old, is one of the lucky ones because he was able to get out of it. Just a few weeks ago, ...

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State of Tennessee Amends NIL Law to Further Empower Athletic Departments and Collectives

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed an amendment to the state’s name, image and likeness legislation on April 20. The amendment makes significant changes to how collectives can work with college coaches and athletic departments. WVLT News First reported and spoke with Spyre co-founder Hunter Baddour, who said of the bill, “It’s a game changer.” Tennessee NIL Amenity A abstract of ...

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Berks County Intermediate Unit Celebrates 50th Anniversary

April 22 – It was a site she hadn’t expected, something Dr. Nancy Allmon was not ready to encounter. It was the mid-1970s and she was a young teacher in the Oley Valley School District. As she was walking down a school hallway, she spotted a box on the floor. Inside the box was a stuffed squirrel. Confused and a ...

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No new details from Tennessee governor on canceled execution | News

oscar franklin smith Tennessee Department of Corrections NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is declining to provide further information about his decision Thursday to call off the state’s first execution since the pandemic began. However, the Republican said Friday that more information will likely be provided next week. On Thursday night, the Republican issued a statement saying there ...

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Tennessee Brown Bag, LLC recalls beef jerky products produced without inspection

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2022 – Tennessee Brown Bag, LLC, a facility in Hixson, Tenn., is recalling approximately 4,590 pounds of beef jerky products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the Safety and Security Service announced today. Food Inspection (FSIS) of the United States Department of Agriculture. Ready-to-eat beef jerky products were produced from January 2020 to April ...

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Ford Investing $16 Million in Tennessee for Conservation and Education

In addition to stream restoration efforts, the investment will support hands-on STEM education and 4-H youth development. MEMPHIS, Tennessee — As part of the BlueOval City megasite in West Tennessee, Ford Motor Company announced Friday that it will invest more than $16 million to restore Lone Oaks Farm creeks and wetlands in the county. by Hardeman. Lone Oaks Farm is ...

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Former Athens, Tennessee police chief sues after being fired

Former Athens, Tennessee, police chief Cliff Couch filed suit in U.S. District Court in Chattanooga, alleging violation of his First Amendment rights and accusing the city manager of retaliating against him for reporting activities involving the city manager. The six-count federal complaint stems from an ongoing feud between Couch and City Manager C. Seth Sumner over the police chief’s claims. ...

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Bill to make drunk drivers who kill their parents pay child support to TN governor’s office

Missouri grandmother aims to create law forcing DUI offenders to pay victims’ orphan children A Missouri grandmother is working with her state representative to create a law that would seek financial restitution from DUI offenders whose actions resulted in the death of a parent or guardian. NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A Tennessee bill that aims to hold drunk drivers accountable by ...

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Opposition to health care consolidation hurts local communities – InsideSources

America’s hospitals are vital to the well-being of many local communities and, indeed, our entire nation. Unfortunately, they are faced with the increasingly difficult task of balancing quality comprehensive care for all patients with the need to invest in advanced medical technologies and systems while maintaining cost-effective operations. When a facility is unable to juggle these complex competing interests, it ...

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Tellico Plains chosen for Tennessee Downtowns program | News

Tellico Plains was selected to participate in a Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development program. According to a TNECD press release, the city is one of 10 communities selected to participate in the Tennessee Downtowns program. Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced the 10 Tennessee communities selected to participate in the eighth cycle of ...

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The White House said it would consider two women for the Sixth Circuit seat (1)

The White House has vetted two female attorneys for a vacancy on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, based in Ohio. Rachel Bloomekatzpublic interest attorney and former state adviser for the Biden-Harris campaign, and Alexandra SchimmerVice President and General Counsel of Denison University who served as Ohio Solicitor General, were reviewed by the court, two sources ...

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Tennessee prohibits paying less than minimum wage to people with disabilities

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has signed a law banning people with disabilities from being paid below minimum wage, making it the ninth state to end the practice. Under the federal Fair Work and Standards Act, employers can apply for a certificate to pay disabled persons “whose earning or productive capacity is impaired by a physical or mental disability, including those ...

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Entertainment OOH: New media, technological battlefield? | Remark

Major acquisitions and mergers create giant consortia that will seek to define their entertainment holdings, creating a franchise ecosystem. Image courtesy of iStock. 2022 saw the culmination of development and investment aimed at creating a changed landscape for entertainment consumption. The conditions seem ripe to lead entertainment brands towards consolidation, mergers and growth. The market, thanks to increased investments, sees ...

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Tennessee state testing begins Monday and again counts for districts

Thousands of students will begin taking state assessments on a variety of subjects across the state next week. And for the first time since the pandemic began in March 2020, this year’s standardized test results can have major impacts on students and their schools. Here’s what you need to know about who and what is being assessed as testing begins ...

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Rashaan Evans: Reunion with Dean Pees “A Match Made in Heaven”

Rashaan Evans became a philosopher when he thought back to the end of his time with the Tennessee Titans. “The problem with learning football is that there will be times when you’ll be the guy, there will be times when you’re not the guy,” Evans said last week during his introductory press conference as a member of the Atlanta Falcons. ...

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Tennessee teens call on residents to fight period poverty

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — Seventeen-year-old Emma Rose Smith’s living room is full of donated menstrual care and general hygiene products. The stacks are responses to a call from her and other student leaders at Franklin High School in hopes of making a difference in the lives of young people like them. They collect products as part of Her Drive, a ...

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TN Senate passes bill allowing immigrants to obtain business license

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — On Thursday, the Tennessee State Senate voted 20 to 7 to pass the Workforce Expansion Bill, sponsored by Sen. Shane Reeves, RT.N. with bipartisan support. The bill, once in force, will allow certain immigrants to obtain a license in the specialty or trade they wish. The vote to pass the bill follows the passage of its ...

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Candidates discuss issues on the forum | Local News

A forum of Republican candidates in Brunswick did not draw the full list of candidates expected Thursday, but those who showed up had plenty to say. The first hour featured Glynn County Commission No. 1 candidates Jane Fraser and Thomas “Bo” Clark and No. 4 candidate David Sweat. Robert Eligah Tucker is the other Republican candidate seeking the ‘post 4 ...

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Cop accused of lying about lawsuit faces jail time in TN

A 23-year-old police officer has resigned and pleaded guilty to falsifying records after Tennessee prosecutors said he lied about a high-speed chase. Getty Images/iStockphoto A 23-year-old former police officer is considering possible jail time after Tennessee prosecutors said he lied about a high-speed chase and forged an arrest warrant earlier this year. Joseph Charles Roberts pleaded guilty to tampering with ...

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New Tennessee law hopes to reduce overdose deaths by providing greater access to life-saving drug

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Tennessee House Bill 2465 became law on April 4. This new law will equip more Tennesseans with the knowledge and tools to help prevent the fatal drug overdoses that are all too common in our state. This law could be a lifeline in Tennessee, where the opioid epidemic is deadlier than ever and naloxone is not ...

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