Monthly Archives: February 2022

Partnership with Hillsdale College brings Tennessee closer to theocracy

Buzz Thomas is a retired minister and attorney and the former acting superintendent of Knox County Public Schools. Ancient Israel was a theocracy. America is not. Again. We had a semblance of theocracy in Massachusetts Bay when the Puritans were in charge. When they hanged blasphemers and burned witches. If my Baptist ancestor Roger Williams hadn’t been saved by the ...

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Global P2P Lending Platform Market 2022 to 2028 Data Analysis by Top Players

A broad assessment of the market plans for the years 2022 to 2028 is related to Global P2P Lending Platform Markettransmitted by MarketsandResearch.biz. The explanation of some examinations includes four unequivocal steps, namely express data collection, data combination, market insistence and data definition, and filtering and support. For other than revealing the results, a very unique leveled perspective (general to ...

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9 AFC South stories from the past week for fans

Another week, another trip to the AFC South to see what the Tennessee Titans’ rivals are up to – the Indianapolis Colts, Houston Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars. As we prepare to move the schedule back to March and stay weeks away from the start of free agency, the Colts are apparently still weighing their options under center. Carson Wentz is ...

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Zero money can make Tennessee football elite again

Tennessee’s best chance to return to national prominence is hard cash. There is a sentence that I would never have dreamed of writing just a few years ago. Were players from each school paid before the term “name, image and likeness” became so common? Certainly. However, player funding was the NCAA’s most serious violation. Paying players or fielding others to ...

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Family Files Lawsuit Against Tennessee School District Seeking Ban On Chewing Gum And Eating In Class

Knoxville, Tenn. (WVLT/Gray News) – A Jane Doe and her parents have filed a new lawsuit against a Tennessee school district asking them to ban chewing gum and eating in classrooms. The case was filed because Doe said she suffered from misophonia, described as “an extreme reaction to hearing normal sounds,” in response to chewing, according to court documents obtained ...

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Sanctions, reactions, expectations

Summary New Russian sanctions and uncertainty about the future weigh on Russian and Ukrainian assets. But it’s life as usual for many other emerging markets, with central banks reacting to higher inflation and markets weighing budget proposals. Russia/Ukraine conflict Russian and Ukrainian assets were hit hard this morningas markets absorbed additional Russian sanctions and reports on new developments on the ...

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Johnson City Schools: Students may have been on campus during inmate escape | WJHL

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Schools officials in the city of Johnson said some students may still have been on school campuses during an inmate escape Tuesday at the Freedom Hall Civic Center. Three inmates from the Johnson City Detention Center escaped from guard duty at Freedom Hall, which is right next to Science Hill High School and Liberty Bell ...

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Former Tennessee Rep. Beth Harwell to run for Congress

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Longtime Tennessee lawmaker and former State House Speaker Beth Harwell has announced that she is running for Congress. Harwell is campaigning for the Republican nomination of Tennessee’s new 5th congressional district. The district spans parts of Davidson, Wilson, Williamson, Maury, Lewis, and Marshall counties. She served as the state representative for the 56th District for 30 ...

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Tennessee lawmakers introduce another reform that could be seen as a model for other states to follow

Tennessee State Capitol Getty NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Tennessee is a state where, despite an already relatively low tax burden and no state income tax, lawmakers have continued to find new ways to improve the tax code in recent years, with reforms that provide additional relief to individuals, families and employers. New legislation recently introduced in the Tennessee General Assembly, if ...

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Memphis Parents Take Action for a Quality Education

“It’s important that this work be led by parents, because we’re closest to the problem,” said Dianechia Fields, Memphis Lift’s Chief of Staff. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – There is a lot of talk after Wednesday Memphis-Shelby County Schools“District State. Some celebrate the slight increase in student performance levels, but others say, “how can people celebrate when so many others still need ...

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Activists fight Tennessee proposal to make ‘police’ gun owners

A Tennessee bill that would recognize some handgun owners as police officers is drawing opposition from gun control activists who say it encourages vigilantism. The law, introduced in both houses of the state General Assembly on Feb. 2, redefines “law enforcement officer” under Title 39 of the Annotated Tennessee Code to include private citizens who pay $100 and take an ...

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Justice Department sues to block $13 billion deal by UnitedHealth Group

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department sued Thursday to block a $13 billion acquisition of a health technology company by a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, part of the Biden administration’s latest move to crack down on corruption. business consolidation. The agency argued that a deal by UnitedHealth to buy health technology company Change Healthcare would give UnitedHealth sensitive data it could ...

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Four Takeouts from the University of Tennessee State Address

Expansion and innovation were on the minds of University of Tennessee leaders when they delivered the State of the System University address on Wednesday. Leaders focused on the university’s accomplishments in 2021: a new campus, rising enrollment trend, new research opportunities and more. But there were few details about what the directors want to achieve next, in the short and ...

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Family of 12-year-old TN boy killed by stray bullet calls on lawmakers to review unlicensed transportation and tackle gang violence

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — This was a call for lawmakers to do something — anything to prevent another tragic child shooting death from happening again. Artemis Rayford, 12, was killed on Christmas morning when a stray bullet flew through his house and hit him while he was playing with his gifts. Artemis had Christmas morning circled on his calendar and ...

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Report Finds Hamilton County District Attorney Neal Pinkston Violated Tennessee Nepotism Law

Tennessee Comptroller’s Office investigators found that Hamilton County District Attorney General Neal Pinkston violated the state’s nepotism law by employing his wife and brother. “The Comptroller’s investigators have determined that the chief of staff and a DAG investigator, who are both state employees within the office of the DAG (a government entity), are related by marriage and are under the ...

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David Perdue proposes term limits for Georgian elected officials

We are looking at who the proposal would affect ATLANTA, Ga. (WDEF) – David Perdue, in his run for governor of Georgia, is proposing term limits for elected Georgia state officials. The former US senator is running against current Governor Brian Kemp in the Republican primary. His proposal is to limit statewide offices to a total of 8 years. “As ...

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Continued Consolidation Called for Chinese Stock Market

(RTTNews) – The Chinese stock market ended lower in two consecutive sessions, slipping nearly 35 points or 1.9% along the way. The Shanghai Composite Index is now just below the 3,460 plateau and it is watching another red light for Wednesday’s trade. The global forecast for Asian markets is negative on geopolitical concerns of an escalating conflict between Russia and ...

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Integrated Studies, Public Security | Middle Tennessee State University

LEAD 3010 is a foundation class in the Public Safety Concentration. It provides a review of key theories, approaches, and a research-based understanding of leadership theory building. Emphasis will be on the evolution of leadership theory and the contribution of research to synthesizing historical perspectives of leadership into contemporary models of leadership. “Students will explore and reflect on their personal ...

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Missing cat reunited with Tennessee family after 7 years with help from Riverside County Animal Service Chief

A family who moved to Tennessee have found their long-lost feline friend, thanks to Riverside County Animal Service Chief John Welsh. Ebi, an 8-year-old cat, came to the Jurupa Valley County shelter came to the shelter in January after a good Samaritan found her on Lemon Street in downtown Riverside. Officials said it was actually not far from where she ...

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Sam Hunt and Pregnant Wife Hannah Lee Fowler Split: Divorce Details

It’s finish. Sam Hunt and his pregnant wife, Hannah Lee Fowlerseparated after almost five years of marriage, We Weekly confirmed. The 37-year-old country singer’s wife filed for divorce in Tennessee on Friday, Feb. 18, accusing Hunt of infidelity. According to court documents obtained by We on Monday, Feb. 21, Fowler alleged the “Body Like a Back Road” crooner was “guilty ...

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The wheels are in motion to repave Foothills Parkway

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park received its first funding under the Great American Outdoors Act championed by the former US senator. Alexander Lamarand they will be used to repave Foothills Parkway West in Blount County. The park received $31 million to rehabilitate the 17-mile road between Lake Chilhowee and Walland. Some full lane closures will take place beginning March ...

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Purse thief drags woman through Walmart parking lot: TN cops

A man took a woman’s purse and then dragged her into a Walmart parking lot in Nashville, Tennessee, police said. Screenshot/Google Street View A purse thief driving a van dragged a woman through a Walmart parking lot as she attempted to retrieve her bag, Tennessee police said. At around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 13, the man pulled the woman’s ...

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yadavs: UP Polls: Rudauli and Bikapur Challenge Myth of SP Core MY Consolidation | Lucknow News

AYODHYA: The Muslim-majority Rudauli constituency in Ayodhya is a dichotomy between the Yadavs’ unwavering allegiance to the Samajwadi party and the verdicts at the ballot box. Here, the Yadavs have pushed the BJP to victory for a decade, fending off Akhilesh Yadav’s candidates to offset a trend elsewhere in the state. Bikapur is another Ayodhya constituency, which has challenged the ...

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Jefferson leads Middle Tennessee against UTEP after 26-point outing

UTEP Miners (15-10, 9-5 C-USA) vs. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (18-7, 10-3 C-USA) Murfreesboro, TN; Monday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Middle Tennessee hosts UTEP Miners after Josh Jefferson scored 26 points in Middle Tennessee’s 87-79 win over the Florida Atlantic Owls. The Blue Raiders are 12-0 at home. Middle Tennessee is 1-0 in one possession games. The Miners are ...

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Alabama Aquatic Nuisance Species Management Plan Approved – Elmore-Autauga News

By David Rainer WFF Fisheries Biologist Nathan Aycock holds a huge silver carp caught in Lake Pickwick. (photo ADCNR) Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources The recent approval of Alabama’s Aquatic Nuisance Species Management Plan opens federal funding opportunities for the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR), Division of Wildlife and Fisheries in Freshwater (WFF) and Marine ...

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Early voting begins in Texas – Ballotpedia News

Our weekly national and local news digest highlights the start of early voting in Texas and an update on redistricting. Read all about it in this week’s edition of the State & Local Tap. Today’s edition is the final version of the State & Local Tap. We are very grateful for your readership over the years. Please see our Weekly ...

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Resolution to delay consolidation of Oakland schools rejected by board

the 18-day hunger strike could end; optimism about emergency meeting of Oakland schools Friday’s Oakland Unified School District emergency board meeting could mean the end of an 18-day hunger strike for two educators protesting for children. The meeting could delay a school closure plan adopted less than two weeks ago. OAKLAND, CA. – The Oakland Unified School District’s emergency board ...

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UTC professors at the head of INDEED

The project is now underway after receiving a $1.5 million grant from the Department of Health CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Two UTC faculty members are using a one-point-five-million-dollar grant from the Tennessee Department of Health to work with faith communities across the state to create INDEED – an intra -State to ensure equity and eliminate disparities. The project will address health ...

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Students complete the 13th mural in Lebanon County, Tennessee | Local News

LEBANON, TN – The Wilson County Convention Visitors Bureau, in partnership with the Lebanon Special School District (LSSD), recently announced its 13th mural as part of the WilCo County Paint Mural Initiative. The mural was painted by fourth and fifth graders from Jones Brummett Elementary School. The students were assisted by their art teacher, Alexis Hamnett. “I taught art at ...

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Loopholes allow lobbyists to flood lawmakers with money

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – It wasn’t supposed to be like this. NewsChannel 5 cameras recently caught special interest lobbyists lining up with massive campaign contributions to curry favor with your lawmakers just before they prepare to take on public business. FULL STORY: Watch NewsChannel 5-6 More than a decade ago, lawmakers reportedly tried to ban the practice. “My impression was ...

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Willow Ridge Garden Center named Small Business of the Month

The Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce recently awarded Willow Ridge Garden Center its Small Business of the Month designation for February 2022. Pictured are Christine Michaels, Greg Steele, Kelley O’Dell, Scott Russell, Chris Johnson, April Fugate , Lora Barker, Florenda Howard and Norm Nelson. (photo sent) The Willow Ridge Garden Center was named Small Business of the Month for February ...

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Nifty50: Tech View: Nifty in consolidation phase; the major moving averages are a barrier to the upside

Nifty50 fell for the second straight day on Thursday and formed a bearish candle on the daily chart as it continued to face selling pressure near its 20- and 50-day moving averages. The ongoing consolidation could continue for a bit longer, before Nifty50 experiences a breakout, analysts said. Sharekhan’s Gaurav Ratnaparkhi said moving averages have acted as a major hurdle ...

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Haywood County holds first community meeting on Blue Oval City

HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. (WMC) – It’s official, construction of Ford’s Blue Oval City will begin in March. The billion dollar project is expected to create thousands of jobs in West Tennessee. On Wednesday, Haywood County and those working on the project held a community meeting. Hundreds of people from the county and out of town attended the meeting to ask ...

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Tennessee man sentenced for series of church arson attacks | WJHL

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A Nashville man was convicted Wednesday of intentionally setting fire to several churches in the Nashville metro area several years ago. Alan Douglas Fox, 29, was sentenced to seven years in federal prison and three years of probation. Man sentenced to 40 years after pleading guilty to murdering Hawkins Co. Fox was indicted last August and ...

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Bond deal for private Montgomery Bell Academy comes under scrutiny

A $50 million bond deal to pay for upgrades to private boys’ school Montgomery Bell Academy (MBA) is pushed back. State of play: MBA seeks tax-exempt bonds through the Industrial Development Board (IDB). The deal would be privately funded through Pinnacle Bank. Such tax-exempt bond transactions are common and legal under Tennessee law for nonprofit groups, including private schools, and ...

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee plans to make places of worship safer

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee wants to make places of worship safer. Faith leaders say the idea sounds appealing, but there are some caveats. Lee announced during his state of the state address on Jan. 31 that he was tasking the Department of Safety and Homeland Security with developing a plan to enhance security at places of worship. Religious leaders said ...

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The Pentagon fights against the consolidation of the defense industry

Visitors to the Singapore Airshow stand next to a display for Lockheed Martin, one of the few remaining major arms suppliers, according to a new report from the US Department of Defense – Copyright AFP/File The big-spending Pentagon on Tuesday launched a campaign against the consolidation of defense contractors, saying competition has diminished as arms suppliers merge and multiply. In ...

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Tennessee County Sees Biggest Meth Seizure Ever

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) – The West Tennessee Drug Task Force announced a major bankruptcy in Gibson County that resulted in the confiscation of 30 pounds of methamphetamines, along with other drugs. Drug Task Force Director Johnie Carter said Madison County deputies stopped a Mercedes on Saturday night that smelled strongly of marijuana. Charges dismissed against man accused of assaulting parents ...

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Middle Tennessee Electric offers payment options for high winter bills | Local News

The recent extreme cold spell has resulted in increased energy bills for many Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) members, and the organization offers many bill payment options that can help. Heating and cooling costs can account for up to half of the energy consumption of a single-family home. When temperatures drop, running the heater for long periods of time can result ...

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Utah proposes panel to decide when transgender athletes play

SALT LAKE CITY Utah lawmakers on Monday advanced an amended proposal that would create a mechanism to block transgender athletes from participating in women’s sports, revisiting a heated debate that has raked dozens of Republican-run state houses since last year. . The proposal would create a commission to determine which transgender athletes can compete in all “gender-designated” youth sports, though ...

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It’s time for the governor to go back to school – Tennessee Lookout

Memo to Governor Bill Lee and staff: Read your sources before citing them in a state of the state address. The governor, invoking President Ronald Reagan, called on Tennessee students to be “informed patriots” during his recent state of the state, saying it’s important “we teach real American history, unbiased and apolitical. And he noted approvingly, “The Fordham Institute recently ...

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NCCE calls for peacebuilding in Dagbon

The Yendi Municipal Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Mr. Osman Kassim, has called for consolidation of the peace prevailing in the municipality and the northern region as a whole. He urged the state and peace actors not to rest on their oars but to keep working and be proactive in managing conflicts rather than waiting for ...

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3 shot dead after possible domestic incident in Murfreesboro, TN

A woman back in custody after escaping… 5 hours ago Man wanted in fatal shooting outside hookah bar 5 hours ago Money alert issued for missing woman 8 hours ago A Nashville organization helping those in need 8 hours ago Crash on I-40 at Hermitage 9 hours ago Nashville truckers head to New York 16 hours ago A friend reacts ...

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Young leads Charlotte against Middle Tennessee after 28-point performance

Charlotte 49ers (13-10, 6-5 C-USA) at Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (16-7, 7-3 C-USA) Murfreesboro, TN; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTS LINE LINE: Middle Tennessee -6.5; plus/minus is 142.5 BOTTOM LINE: Charlotte takes on the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders after Jahmir Young scored 28 points in Charlotte’s 82-77 loss to the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs. The Blue Raiders are 11-0 in ...

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nifty50: Dalal Street Week Ahead: Market will see broad consolidation, but with a neutral to bullish undertone

Consolidation continued in Indian equities this week. Despite a wide trading range and some volatile moves, the market ended with just a modest decline. Nifty resisted the 20-week MA which currently stands at 17,604 the week prior to this, and it also resisted this WMA this week. The trading range also remained similar; against 550.05 points the week preceding this ...

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State Considers Leaving James K. Polk Building

Jewelry robbery in broad daylight 56 minutes ago State to sell James K. Polk building 57 minutes ago Bomb threats, weapons loaded in schools 58 minutes ago Thieves target multiple businesses 60 minutes ago Video could help solve missing persons case 3 hours ago Proud dads support their sons at the Super Bowl 5 hours ago Tennessee license plate issue: ...

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FBI seeks man charged with eight bank robberies in Alabama, Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WHNT) – Federal officials are looking for a man they believe is linked to at least eight bank robberies in Tennessee and northern Alabama. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the suspect is described as a Caucasian male, 26 to 40 years old, 5’6 to 5’10 tall, weighing 160 to 190 pounds, bald with brown or ...

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Endo Comments on Default Judgment on Liability in Tennessee State Court

DUBLIN,, February 11, 2022 /CNW/ – Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) today announced that it expects a Tennessee state court to grant an order granting plaintiffs’ request for default judgment of liability against Endo’s wholly-owned subsidiaries, Endo Health Solutions Inc. and Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. (collectively, Endo or the Company) in Dunaway, et al. vs. Purdue Pharma, LP, et al.Case No. ...

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Bill would strip Tennessee Governor Bill Lee of some board of education appointments

NASHVILLE — A GOP-led legislative effort to bring lawmakers under the operational control of the Tennessee State Board of Education with six of the panel’s nine voting member nominations moving to the state House despite the opposition from Republican Gov. Bill Lee, who now makes all the appointments. House Bill 1838, sponsored by Rep. Scott Cepicky, R-Culleoka, was approved by ...

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Governor voices support for small Oak Ridge nuclear reactor

In his State of the State Address, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee spoke of his desire to revive a project at Oak Ridge, the Clinch River site, for a small modular reactor fleet. “We are working directly with TVA to formalize a long-term strategy so that the Clinch River site can be part of America’s diet,” Lee said. “If we’re going ...

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How The Matrix Resurrections Lawsuit Is Really A Warning About Consolidation In Hollywood

As more and more questions about the future of streaming plague Hollywood, numerous lawsuits regarding the financial beneficiaries of this transition have arisen. Most of them, including Scarlett Johansson vs. Black Widow costumeended in colonies. However, a retrial of the Hollywood stalwart Village Roadshow Pictures vs. WarnerMedia poses a new question in this ongoing quagmire: are streamers trying to weed ...

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The Black Homeownership Gap in Tennessee

sombutwanitkul // Shutterstock The Black Homeownership Gap in Tennessee For many, along with financial independence, becoming a homeowner is considered the quintessential American dream. Home ownership is one of the fundamental tools for creating wealth in the United States, but historically black home buyers have faced unfair policies and systematic discrimination, such as getting low rates. higher interest from mortgage ...

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Big finish lifts No. 19 Tennessee on Mississippi St 72-63

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Josiah-Jordan James and Kennedy Chandler each scored 18 points and the No. 19 Tennessee beat Mississippi State 11-2 in the final three minutes for a 72-63 win Wednesday night. . The second half went back and forth and tied at 61 before the Volunteers (17-6, 8-3 Southeastern Conference) closed strong for their sixth straight league victory. ...

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Tennessee enacts new state legislative districts – Ballotpedia News

Tennessee enacted new state legislative districts on Feb. 6, 2022, when Governor Bill Lee (R) signed a proposal approved by both legislative houses. The maps will go into effect for the 2022 Tennessee state legislature elections. The Senate ad hoc committee released a proposed map of the Senate district on January 13. On January 18, the Senate Judiciary Committee recommended ...

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Talladega School Board Approved Town Hall and Called Meeting to Discuss School Consolidation Options | News

The Talladega School Board voted to hold a town hall and a meeting called to discuss options for consolidating schools within the system. The decision to approve both meetings came after a presentation by Superintendent Dr. Quentin Lee on his first seven months on the job. Lee again addressed options for the system to consolidate facilities given the system’s declining ...

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Educating through COVID: From New York’s declining enrollment to Tennessee’s bid to boost school spending by a billion dollars, 9 ways states are coping with the crisis

register here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism. A recently released report by Unicef, UNESCO and the World Bank paints a grim picture of education progress across the globe, with student achievement hampered by school closures amid the COVID pandemic -19. According to the report, disruptions associated with virtual learning have affected more ...

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President Biden announces the arrival of an electric vehicle charger factory in Tennessee

President Joe Biden and Tritium DCFC Ltd. Managing Director Jane Hunter announced on Tuesday that the Australian electric vehicle charging company plans to build its first US manufacturing plant in Tennessee. The facility in Lebanon, east of Nashville, is expected to produce up to 30,000 electric vehicle chargers a year and create 500 jobs, the White House said. Hunter said ...

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Black Woman’s Attempt to Regain Suffrage Ends in 6-Year Jail

During the hearing, Ms Moses said she did not commit these crimes and pleaded guilty only to avoid a prison sentence, according to the judge’s sentencing order. Mr. Anyanwu said that she also had financial difficulties at the time and could not afford a lawyer. Ms Moses voted in at least six elections between 2015 and 2018, after being convicted ...

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Tennessee governor signs bill for congressional map giving GOP big advantage

RState Governor Bill Lee of Tennessee has signed legislation establishing a congressional map that favors Republicans in the state. Lee signed SB 781 effective Sunday, according to Bloomberg Government. The map is expected to give Republicans an advantage in eight of Tennessee’s nine congressional districts, which will prevent some incumbent Democrats from running for re-election. “Today I am announcing that ...

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Euro Extends Consolidations Despite Improved Investor Confidence, Dollar Is Also Weak

The Australian dollar leads the commodity currencies higher in relatively calm trading today. The Swiss franc is also firm, but mainly because the euro is consolidating. The British pound is currently the weakest, followed by the euro and then the dollar, while the yen is mixed. In other markets, major European indices are trading water while US futures are pointing ...

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Alvin Kamara, former RB of Alabama and Tennessee, arrested after the Pro Bowl

Alvin Kamara was arrested after the Pro Bowl on Sunday, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, for an incident that allegedly took place at a Las Vegas nightclub on Saturday. The LVMPD released a report on the incident naming Kamara as a suspect. The LVMPD statement said Kamara had been booked for battery “resulting in significant bodily harm.” ...

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Tennessee inmates could have escaped through prison’s HVAC system, deputies say

through: VanJones, Ben GiliamNexstar Multimedia Cable Job : February 6, 2022 / 4:02 p.m. EST / Update: February 6, 2022 / 4:02 p.m. EST SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tennessee (WJHL) — Three inmates who escaped from a Tennessee County jail are believed to be on the run in a pickup truck, the Sullivan County Sheriff‘s Office announced Sunday. The three men allegedly ...

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Editorial: James Hamm Jr. deserves to stay in jail | Editorials

For the second time in less than a year, Debbie Locke of Kingsport is facing torture from the state of Tennessee in pursuit of a parole hearing that could free the man who was convicted of murdering her husband, Michael. This man never accepted full responsibility for what he did, according to District Attorney General Barry Staubus. Ms Locke has ...

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The Governor of Tennessee is pushing for a Super Bowl in Nashville? | Newstalk Florida

Tennessee municipalities spend on professional sports. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is set to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to ensure Nashville and Memphis maintain their major league standings. To that end, Lee would be interested in talking to the National Football League about hosting a Super Bowl in Nashville. The NFL is no longer auctioning the game. If a ...

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Sheriff: Warren County Jail Consolidation an Operational and Fiscal Success | Hunterdon Review News

The Shared Jail Consolidation Service between Hunterdon and Warren Counties has saved Hunterdon County more than $800,000 since 2020 and continues to be a success, according to Hunterdon County Sheriff Fred W. Brown. “The County has completed its second year in Shared Prison Consolidation Service with Warren County, and I can report that the Warren County Correctional Operation, led by ...

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Bill would return the bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest to the Confederate group

A Tennessee senator wants to transfer the infamous bust of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, one of the state’s first Ku Klux Klan leaders, to the sons of Confederate veterans. Sen. Janice Bowling, R-Tullahoma, introduced a bill this week to transfer the bust to the headquarters of Confederate veterans’ sons in Columbia, Tenne. The Confederate group commissioned and donated the ...

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Nashville woman creates Tennessee resettlement aid to help Afghan families | News

NASHVILLE (WSMV) — Katie Finn never planned to switch from helping save the planet to helping save people. The 27-year-old sustainable development student was getting her master’s degree in Europe when the Bosnian refugee crisis opened her eyes and her heart. She became a passionate volunteer, listening to the stories of the refugees and meeting needs such as blankets for ...

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House bill would cut property taxes by reducing Illinois government waste

Illinois State Rep. Jonathan Carroll introduced a bill to empower taxpayers to pursue local government consolidation at the ballot box, in an effort to reduce property taxes. House Bill 5276 would allow local voters to request a referendum to dissolve a unit of government, giving citizens direct control over the number of layers of… Illinois State Rep. Jonathan Carroll introduced ...

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2nd Arrest Made in West Tennessee and Streets of Basin

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Tallahassee Police Department said it arrested a second suspect in connection with Saturday’s shooting at the intersection of West Tennessee and Basin streets. Court documents say Monteris Telfair, 24, has been charged with attempted first degree murder, robbery with a firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The arrest affidavit says the ...

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Middle Tennessee Baseball Celebrates 2022 Season at 49th Groundhog Day Luncheon

History links MURFRESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee Baseball officially kicked off its 2022 campaign on Wednesday, introducing this year’s team to fans and supporters at the 49th annual Groundhog Day Luncheon. Amid the traditional meal of pork shanks, white beans, tomato salad, scallions, cornbread, chocolate cake and ice cream in the Student Union Ballroom, Head Coach Jim Tomman and master ...

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Young Buck arrested in Nashville, Tennessee for vandalism

NASHVILLE — In addition to his legal woes over the years, Nashville rapper Young Buck has once again been arrested in Tennessee. David Darnell Brown, of Murfreesboro, better known by his rap moniker, was arrested for vandalism Wednesday morning and jailed in Davidson County Jail after an incident at his ex-girlfriend’s home, Nashville police said. According to an arrest warrant ...

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Debt Consolidation Market 2022 Business Opportunities, Future Industry Trends, Strategies, Revenue, Challenges, Key Players and Forecast 2028

Global Debt Consolidation Market Extrapolates Trends, Share, Revenue and Market Size Our report on Global Debt Consolidation Market Research provides all the factors needed to establish new paradigms in this industry. We have main market details including market growth factors, competitive landscape, geographical breakdown, market statistics and various other segmentations to provide better insights into the global market. debt consolidation ...

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10 injured after a mixture of disinfectants in a Tennessee brewery

through: Destiny HannahNexstar Multimedia Cable Job : 1 Feb 2022 / 7:45 p.m. CST / Update: 1 Feb 2022 / 7:45 p.m. CST MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) – Ten people were injured, one seriously, when two disinfectants were mixed together at a brewery in southeast Memphis, creating a hazardous materials situation Tuesday morning, the fire department said. Memphis. The incident happened ...

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Lawmaker wants ‘deaf and dumb’ removed from Tennessee code

NASHVILLE, Tenn, (WKRN) — New legislation passed by the House Health Subcommittee aims to use more inclusive language in the state of Tennessee. State Rep. Darren Jernigan introduced House Bill 1670, which calls on Tennessee to replace the term “deaf and dumb” with “deaf or hard of hearing” in the Tennessee Code Annotated, which describes vocabulary used in laws States. ...

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Announces Opening of First Office in Memphis Tennessee

MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, a global network of residential real estate brokerage franchises, is pleased to announce its expansion into the South region with the addition of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices McLemore & Co., Realty. This marks the continued growth of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand with its 10th location in the state of Tennessee adding 32 network agents to ...

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The payout: Online sports betting takes off and pays off in Tennessee

For Tina Hodges, and for the State of Tennessee, the bet seems to have paid off. Hodges is the president of Action 24/7, the only Tennessee-based online sports betting option among the state’s nine gambling partners, and a startup that takes on some of the biggest names in the gambling industry. Game. Approved by the state legislature in 2019 and ...

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Tennessee proposes moving 3 schools from Memphis due to potential flooding

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is proposing to relocate three schools from Memphis due to the possibility of flooding, a school building change not currently part of a new facilities plan. Schools in Memphis-Shelby County was unveiled last spring and started in earnest during a recent round of council votes on school closures, mergers, school building additions and HVAC upgrades. Inspired ...

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