Monthly Archives: July 2021

Knoxville and Chattanooga gang members convicted of drug, gun and money laundering | USAO-EDTN

[ad_1] KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – On July 23, 2021, a federal jury convicted Alim Turner, 23, Ushery Stewart, 22, Ronald Turner, 25, Kedaris Gilmore, 23, Mahlon Prater, Jr., 25, and Trevor Cox, 22 , all of Knoxville, TN, and Demetrius Bibbs, 29, of Chattanooga, TN, for conspiring to distribute various controlled substances including methamphetamine, heroin, fentanyl, marijuana, oxycodone , alprazolam and ...

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GC Cheat Sheet: Hottest Business News Of The Week

[ad_1] Law360 (July 23, 2021, 2:59 p.m. EDT) – After Morgan Stanley’s general counsel urged the firm’s lawyers to return to the office, his peers at other major banks spoke out about their plans, and the former general counsel de LeClairRyan pleaded guilty to one charge of criminal obstruction. These are some of the stories in corporate legal news that ...

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governor of Alabama joins growing number of Republicans urging Americans to get vaccinated – live | US News

[ad_1] Republican lawmakers are under increasing pressure to tell their constituents that Covid-19 vaccines are safe and effective amid the spread of the new, more contagious Delta variant. Covid-19 vaccines are highly effective against the Delta variant and remain the most available tool to prevent infection with the highly contagious disease. However, more than a year of mixed messages and ...

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THP: Two drivers injured after semi-trailer accident on I-81 in Greene County | WJHL

[ad_1] GREENE COUNTY, TN – A multi-vehicle accident closed part of Interstate 81 southbound in Greene County and left crews cleaning up spilled cargo from a tractor-trailer. According to the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s SmartWay traffic map, the accident happened after 2 a.m. near kilometer 42. Right lane is closed on I-81 South at MM 42 in Greene County due ...

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Tennessee health expert: vaccine hesitation raises concerns as Delta COVID-19 variant spreads

[ad_1] JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee (WJHL) – As the rate of COVID-19 positivity and hospitalizations increase, health experts are warning the Delta variant is the culprit. A health leader fears that the reluctance to vaccinate could put the population at risk. Ballad Health executive physician Dr Clay Runnels told News Channel 11 that the hospital system had 20 COVID-19 patients on ...

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Operation Southern Shield: Expect increased traffic enforcement in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee and South Carolina – On Common Ground News

[ad_1] “If you exceed the speed limit, look for the blue lights …” —Lt Maurice Raines, Georgia State Patrol ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA — Rockdale County is among law enforcement agencies in Georgia participating this week in an initiative dubbed “Operation Southern Shield,” targeting speeding, distracted driving, driving and driving. intoxication and other traffic violations. National and local law enforcement agencies ...

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Police: Bristol man Tenn. arrested for firing shots as the team mowed his yard | WJHL

[ad_1] BRISTOL, Tennessee (WJHL) – A man faces charges after police say he fired shots as a city work crew mowed his yard. Police in Bristol, Tennessee, arrested Greg Hensley and charged him with three counts of aggravated assault and one count of reckless endangerment. According to the police department, officers responded around noon Tuesday to a report of gunfire ...

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Man arrested, accused of shooting passers-by, police | News – Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee

[ad_1] Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-07-20 14:02:00 – Nashville (WSMV) – A Nashville man was arrested and charged after shooting a random passerby with police on Monday night. D’Angelo Spears, 23, shot an innocent passer-by 100 blocks on Neelys Bend Road, attacking a man on the leg. At 6:15 p.m. I saw a spear paralyzed from the waist up, sitting on the ...

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New Georgia Law Bans Patient Brokerage For Addiction Providers | McGuireWoods LLP

[ad_1] July 1, 2021, Georgia’s new anti-kickback law Related to drug addiction, patient brokering began to prohibit payment, or the offer of compensation, to induce referral of a patient to or from an addiction provider. The Georgian legislature passed the law after lawmakers identified a model of drug treatment centers seeking patient referrals from providers in exchange for a fee. ...

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Tennessee Youth Vaccination Stopping Will Cause Damage

[ad_1] Dr Terri Lewis Dr Terri Lewis resides in Silver Point, Tennessee, and is the Executive Director of the Global Immunization Action Network team. In recent days, the contingent of state legislative anti-vaccines successfully intimidate the Tennessee Department of Health into cancellation of childhood immunization programs – not just for COVID-19, but for all diseases. It appears the department, responsible ...

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Summer Wells’ search has been curtailed but investigation continues

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – Children go missing and tragically sometimes they are never found. The hope is that isn’t the case with Summer Wells – the missing 5-year-old from northeast Tennessee. That’s right, the search effort was curtailed after crews found no trace of the child. But no one is giving up, and authorities continue to investigate the case ...

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Wife of World Series MVP Ben Zobrist asks for $ 4 million in divorce; Former MLB player says she “cajoled” him into coming back

[ad_1] Julianna Zobrist, wife of former Chicago Cubs star Ben Zobrist, asks for $ 4 million after claiming her husband failed to “preserve marital assets” when he took a leave of absence from Major League Baseball team in 2019. In court documents obtained by the Chicago Tribune on Monday, Julianna Zobrist claimed that the 2016 World Series MVP “intentionally and ...

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Johnson City bans smoking and vaping in all city parks and playgrounds | WJHL

[ad_1] JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee (WJHL) – A new ordinance is now in effect in Johnson City banning smoking and vaping in city-owned and accessible parks, playgrounds and recreation areas. The decision was passed unanimously by the Johnson City Commission on Thursday. Johnson Town Commission approves Freedom Hall smoking ban and beer ordinances A law recently signed by Tennessee Governor Bill ...

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How many people are vaccinated?

[ad_1] Anderson County has administered more than 66,678 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, as of July 13, according to data from the Tennessee Department of Health. This is a very slight increase – of 0.99% – from the previous week’s tally of 66,026 COVID-19 doses administered. In Anderson County, 43% of people living in Anderson County are fully vaccinated as ...

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Rise of catalytic converters in middle Tennessee

[ad_1] A new state law aims to reduce the number of catalytic converter thefts across the state. NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Marcus Meneese believed he was keeping his shuttles safe in a storage facility off the Antioch pike. It turns out the thieves had other plans. “They cut right here,” Meneese told WSMV, pointing to the door. “This is where they ...

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Tennessee rejected allegations of child abuse and did not interview children at the Chattanooga shelter a month before workers were arrested

[ad_1] The Tennessee Department of Children’s Services declined to investigate a child abuse complaint against a worker at the Chattanooga shelter housing unaccompanied minors in May, weeks before the state acknowledged the alleged abuse in the facility and a month before Chattanooga police charged this employee with sexual violence. The state, which has “the right, and above all the legal ...

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Millersville Police share never-before-revealed photos, information in Baby Zaylee case

[ad_1] A Cold Affairs Detective from Millersville is making information never released before publicly available, sharing it first with News 2, in the hopes that someone will speak out about a ten-year-old case involving Shauna Fryar and her. 3 month old daughter Zaylee Grace Fryar, known as baby Zaylee. Kia Towers recalled the moment Fryar’s body was brought to the ...

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Tennessee puts children’s health at risk | Editorials

[ad_1] We should all be surprised by the shenanigans going on within the Tennessee Department of Health. Sad to say, but we are not. But we are furious, as any sane Tennessian should be. TDH confirmed on Wednesday what was reported earlier in the week that it had stopped its adolescent vaccination programs unrelated to COVID-19. In a statement to ...

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Some say new law on portering without a license means more responsibility for bars and restaurants

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WKRN) – July marks the first month that unlicensed carrying is legal in Tennessee, allowing adults 21 and older to carry firearms without a license or concealed carry permit. SEE ALSO: What the police want you to know as Tennessee’s unlicensed porterage law begins With the new law, there are restrictions on where someone can transport. The ...

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New Tennessee law seeks to curb catalytic converter theft amid soaring precious metal prices

[ad_1] John Baldwin often exercised on a trail northwest of Nashville until one afternoon, after a 30 minute hike and drive, he realized something was wrong not with his Toyota Tacoma. “It was that horrible sound he had never heard before,” said his wife, Kim Baldwin. A towing service driver quickly slipped under the vehicle and found the cause of ...

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Bristol Tennessee Police: Drive With Care At Major Crash Sites Of 2020 | Latest titles

[ad_1] BRISTOL, Tennessee – The Bristol Tennessee Police Department has announced the city’s top five crash zones for 2020 and asked community members to be extra careful and obey speed limits at these sites . The intersection of Volunteer Parkway and Weaver Pike suffered 12 accidents last year, according to figures shared by Lt. BTPD Jimmy Dillard. Thirteen accidents occurred ...

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GOP harms kids for owning Libs in Tennessee

[ad_1] NOTIhilist Republicans in Tennessee, determined to advance the most restrictive anti-abortion laws, including a bill that forces the burial or cremation of surgically aborted fetuses, have halted the state’s immunization campaign among minors. As the Delta variant spreads across America, with all 50 states reporting an increase in COVID-19 cases, the Tennessee Department of Health has succumbed to immense ...

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Donald Trump refuses to back Butch Miller for Georgia lieutenant governor – Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee

[ad_1] Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-07-16 01:02:22 – Former US President Donald Trump announced this week that he is not backing Georgian Senator Butch Miller (R-Gainesville) to replace his current and retired Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan. Play cards Announced the news On his site this week. “I have no intention of supporting or supporting Senator Butch Miller, who is running as Lieutenant ...

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DVIDS – News – Tenn. National Guardsman balances career goals with custodial duties

[ad_1] FORT HOOD, Texas – 2nd Lt. Axel Nature, a Nashville resident, commissioned in 2019 from Cookeville’s Tennessee Technological University and is currently pursuing his career goals in veterinary studies while performing his duties as a National Guard officer . Nature, originally from Puerto Rico, moved to the United States, joined the Tennessee Army National Guard in 2014, and then ...

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Tennessee Governor Rejects Youth Vaccination Requests

[ad_1] MEMPHIS, Tennessee (WMC) – The Tennessee governor’s office responds to the controversy that has swirled the Tennessee Department of Health. On Monday, Tennessee’s top immunization official, Dr Michelle Fiscus, said she was fired for sharing factual information with doctors about underage immunizations. “I was given the choice to quit or be fired, and I chose to be fired because ...

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Claimant’s agency claims insufficient claims leading to dismissal | Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, srl

[ad_1] In granting the dismissal of a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) action against a health insurance company, a federal court in Tennessee determined that the company was neither directly nor indirectly responsible for calls received by the complainant. In his putative class action lawsuit, Craig Cunningham alleged that third-party agents from AXIS Insurance Company called his cell phone to ...

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Shelby County to Continue Childhood Vaccination Despite Tennessee Shutdown

[ad_1] County health officials will continue efforts to immunize children in Memphis and Shelby counties, despite a directive from the Tennessee State Department of Health to end these efforts for all vaccines under pressure from republican state legislators. The Shelby County Health Department is one of the few autonomous metropolitan health departments in Tennessee. The Shelby County Department shared information ...

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What Other States Can Learn From Tennessee’s Free College Plan New

[ad_1] This story was originally published by Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization covering public education. Subscribe to its newsletters here: ckbe.at/newsletters. Almost 20 states across the country offer free community college to their students. So when President Joe Biden announced his plan for a nationwide free community college earlier this year, he was able to build on some successful examples. ...

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Patients are “younger and sicker”

[ad_1] The COVID-19 crisis in and around Springfield, Missouri, where hospitals are now inundated with coronavirus cases, is likely a glimpse of what lies ahead for the rest of the state as the delta variant continues to emerge. spread. That’s the belief of Steve Edwards, CEO of CoxHealth, a key healthcare system in southwest Missouri. Cox is currently treating 127 ...

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Covid-19 cases rise in state with one of lowest vaccination rates

[ad_1] The top vaccines official in the state of Tennessee said on Monday that she had been fired after an argument over immunizing children against the coronavirus. Now Dr Michelle Fiscus, a pediatrician who served as the state’s medical director for vaccine and vaccine-preventable diseases for two years, has said she is afraid for the people of her state – ...

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Tennessee vaccine official fired for vaccinating children against Covid

[ad_1] Now Dr Michelle Fiscus, a pediatrician who served as the state’s medical director for vaccine-preventable diseases and vaccines for two years, has said she is afraid for the people of her state – who are already at lagging behind in vaccination against the virus. “It’s just amazing to me how absolutely political and egotistical our elected officials here are ...

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Accused mass murderer Michael Cummins likely to plead insanity

[ad_1] WESTMORELAND, Tenn. (WTVF) – It is considered one of the most dangerous of the maximum security unit. Michael Cummins is charged with one of the deadliest mass murders in Tennessee history. Eight people were murdered and his lawyer is now asking for three separate trials. The Likely Defense: An insanity plea and Cummins’ conduct behind bars may be a ...

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Becky Magura appointed President and CEO of Nashville Public Television

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tennessee (TN Tribune) – Becky Magura has been named president and CEO of Nashville Public Television. Magura will begin her NPT role on September 8. NPT reaches 2.4 million people in the observation area of ​​mid-Tennessee and southern Kentucky. The station is located in one of the most dynamic and growing regions of the country. Magura is currently ...

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Tennessee National Guardsman of Memphis demonstrates leadership during COVID-19 mission

[ad_1] Older: Nashville Zoo to host Breakfast with the Animals, presented by Nutella® Newer: Nashville Sounds keep Gwinnett Stripers scoreless in 7-0 win July 11, 2021 | Carthage, Tennessee – Captain Gregg Murphy, commander of the 1172nd Memphis Transport Company, is no stranger to organizing complex tasks. A soldier with years of logistics experience and a degree in organizational management, ...

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NBA Draft Tip: Keon Johnson of Tennessee

[ad_1] In the 2021 NBA Draft, the Oklahoma City Thunder have a 6th overall lottery pick. One of the prospects that could fall in that range is Keon Johnson, who recently played for Tennessee. Profile: One of the most athletic guards in the upcoming draft, Keon Johnson has quietly progressed on the draft boards over the past year. After completing ...

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The Day – The White Right Needs To Feel Threatened

[ad_1] I forgot more race than most people ever knew. Excuse me if this sounds like swagger, but there is one point that needs to be emphasized. I have spent the better part of 40 years researching and writing about the history and dynamics of the breed in America – and 63 years living it. I know this land well. ...

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Former Tennessee soldier reckoned since WWII

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (WTVF) – The Defense POW / MIA Accounting Agency or DPAA has announced that the former WWII Army Pvt. Warren GH DeVault of Rhea, Tennessee was counted on September 14, 2020. In November 1944, DeVault was assigned to F Company, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment and 4th Infantry Division. DeVault and his unit were fighting with German forces ...

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Removal of Confederate General’s bust from Tennessee Capitol appears to be heading towards final vote

[ad_1] NASHVILLE – Legislative Democrats on Friday called for the immediate removal of the bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest – Confederate General and the Ku Klux Klan’s First Grand Wizard – from the Tennessee Capitol Building after a required waiting period for action had expired earlier today. Among them was Representative Yusuf Hakeem, a Democrat from Chattanooga, who said Forrest’s ...

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COVID-19 deaths may tend to decline, but opioid-related deaths are not

[ad_1] MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – As we near the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, another health crisis is coming to the fore in the Mid-South, opioid-related deaths. “We are still feeling the impact of this increased workload,” said Dr Ben Figura. Figura is the director of Western Tennessee Regional Forensic Center, where he and his team perform autopsies and certify ...

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Memphis Guardsman exemplifies leadership during COVID-19 mission

[ad_1] CARTHAGE, Tennessee – Captain Gregg Murphy, commanding officer of the 1172nd Memphis Transport Company, is no stranger to organizing complex tasks. A soldier with years of logistics experience and a degree in organizational management, he knew his skills would come in handy when the Tennessee National Guard called for volunteers to work with the COVID-19 task force. In March ...

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Tennessee Titans create first NFL wine club

[ad_1] The Tennessee Titans’ latest move to elevate their position in the hearts and minds of their fans is to raise glasses. The Titans have announced the creation of a subscription wine club, which they say is the first of its kind for an NFL franchise. This is a joint effort with Fairwinds Estate Winery (Napa Valley, Calif.) And will ...

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Promotions, hires, achievements and company news

[ad_1] Here’s a look at promotions, hires, movers and news on the Memphis area business scene.: Edwin Jeffres was appointed Director of Operations in the Facilities Directorate of the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center. Jeffres leads all full-time, part-time and temporary university staff working in the department. He also oversees the day-to-day planning, organization and direction of various fields ...

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Tennessee offers 10,000 free air travel vouchers to visitors

[ad_1] Tennessee officials really want tourists to come to the state, and they’re offering travel vouchers to encourage a trip to country music country. Travelers who book a two-night stay for the remainder of 2021 could get a $ 250 flight voucher under a $ 2.5 million program included in the state budget. Vouchers are valid for flights to Nashville, ...

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Arkansas has a record budget surplus of over $ 945 million

The state of Arkansas has a record budget surplus. The federal government is running record budget deficits. It is not a coincidence. The state ended the fiscal year with a surplus of $ 945.7 million, more than double its previous record of $ 409.3 million in 2007, as reported by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Combined with other savings, the state now ...

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Miss Nashville Wins Miss Tennessee Pageant | New

[ad_1] MEMPHIS – Tally Bevis, a 23-year-old Miss Nashville from Springfield, Tennessee, was crowned Miss Tennessee on the final night of the pageant competition, held this year in Memphis. The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts had been on hold for more than a year in anticipation of hosting the event, which was canceled last year due to the pandemic. ...

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Memphis Police clarify confusion over Tennessee’s new unlicensed porterage law

[ad_1] MEMPHIS, Tennessee (WMC) – It’s been almost exactly a week since Tennessee’s unlicensed porterage law came into effect. Memphis Police Chief CJ Davis spoke out openly against the unlicensed porterage law before becoming the department chief less than a month ago. But she intends to keep it. Davis shared remarks on the law on Tuesday that began with much-needed ...

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Tennessee man wants answers after throwing fireworks in his car

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, TENN. (WKRN) – Like most people in Music City, Colin Kirby was celebrating Sunday July 4 by watching the historic Nashville fireworks display with three of his friends. To avoid the downtown traffic and crowds, they decided to view the show from the top of the St. Thomas Midtown parking lot. But, he didn’t know that he would ...

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Update given on the I-40 bridge effort

[ad_1] Ultrasonic testing of more than 500 welded connections on the closed Interstate 40 bridge revealed nine locations requiring steel plating for additional support, the Tennessee Department of Transportation said Tuesday. Plate design is underway and the material is being researched, the department added in its bi-weekly update on repairs to the Mississippi River crossing between West Memphis and Memphis. ...

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reduced unemployment benefits will not count towards staff shortages

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WVLT) – On July 3, pandemic unemployment benefits offering an additional $ 300 per week to those who applied ended. An economics expert says you shouldn’t expect this to factor into an increase in employment. Don Bruce is a professor at the University of Tennessee and says there are currently around 165,000 unemployed Tennessees, but only a third ...

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Oak Ridge Schools Enrollment; orientations

[ad_1] All new students to Oak Ridge Schools must register at their respective schools until Wednesday, July 14, 9 a.m. to noon each day of the week. Parents who pre-registered kindergarten children in May must also complete the registration process on those dates, according to information from the city’s school system. Registration of new students in Grades 9 to 12 ...

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Mike Vrabel far from a favorite at celebrity golf event

[ad_1] There’s a chance it’ll deliver the longest ride. Maybe he’ll even hit the longest putt. When it comes to his chances of making it to the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament this week, Tennessee Titans coach Mike Vrabel faces long chances. Really long. Vrabel is a 500/1 pick, meaning he offers the potential for a bigger payout than ...

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Too much Tennessee news for one headline

[ad_1] Looking for so much information on so many Tennessee sports that a simple headline can’t describe it? There is a GoVols247 podcast for this. Wes Rucker from GoVols247 (from Fort Rucker Studio), Ryan Callahan (from his home daycare) and Grant Ramey (from GoVols247’s Blount County satellite office in Maryville) gathered via the Internets Magic of Al Gore to chat ...

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Tennessee Expands To-Go Alcohol Sales To Restaurants For Now

[ad_1] NASHVILE, Tennessee (WTVF) – There’s good news if you’ve been enjoying take-out alcohol during the pandemic. A new state law just came into effect on July 1, allowing this to continue on a trial basis for the next two years. Krystal Steigler says that if there had been no alcohol to take away during the lockdown, 12 South Taproom ...

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The Civil War of Immigration: Differences Between States on E-Verify and Worker Protection | Fisher phillips

[ad_1] When most employers think about immigration compliance, they usually assume that employment-based immigration is only a federal concern. While many are familiar with federal programs that actually “stand in” for local law enforcement agencies to enforce federal immigration laws, employers are often surprised to learn that many states have found ways to fit in. in the discussion of employment-based ...

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Tennessee disappeared to Summer Wells, 5: investigators survey more than 800 tips in 3 weeks since disappearance

[ad_1] Tennessee investigators said they investigated more than 800 clues in connection with the disappearance of Summer Wells, 5, on June 15. Tuesday marked three weeks since she was reported missing from her Rogersville home after her mother said she left the girl with her three brothers, who the family said lost track of her. She has not been seen ...

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State notes popularity of self-service driver’s license kiosks in DeKalb County

[ad_1] July 6, 2021By: Dwayne Page The self-service kiosk in the DeKalb County Clerk’s office is a popular service for the conduct of driver’s license matters and the Tennessee Department of Homeland Security and Safety has taken note of it. “I want to thank you and your staff for continuing to host the department’s self-serve kiosk,” Michael Hogan said in ...

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Almost all COVID-19 deaths in Tennessee are unvaccinated

[ad_1] MEMPHIS, Tennessee (WMC) – Get vaccinated or possibly become infected. That’s the warning from Tennessee Health Commissioner Dr Lisa Piercey as heads of state try to persuade vaccine proponents to roll up their sleeves. Piercey says that, just like the national trend, nearly all of those infected and deceased from COVID-19 in Tennessee are not vaccinated. “There are really ...

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Flights makes another cut for 2022 State athlete

[ad_1] On May 6, Tennessee football made it to the top 12 for 2022 state athlete Anthony Brown. Well Josh Heupel still has the Vols on for him, and almost two months after he made that cut, they made another cut for him. The prospect for Milan High School in Gibson County, Tenn., Now has Rocky Top in his top ...

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Tennessee Highway Patrol leads multi-jurisdictional all crime operation over the weekend of July 4

[ad_1] CHATTANOOGA — Due to an increase in fatalities and aggressive driving in Hamilton County, the Chattanooga District of the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) has led a multi-jurisdictional law enforcement campaign to combat the drunk driving and violent crime during the independence holiday period. The multi-jurisdictional team operation lasted three evenings for a total of 24 hours. The following agencies ...

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Martinrea expands in Tennessee

[ad_1] Martinrea announced late last week that it was expanding its operations in Robertson County, Tennessee, investing $ 40 million and creating 97 new jobs. Martinrea is a Tier 1 supplier that designs, develops and manufactures lightweight structures and propulsion systems. “Expanding the Martinrea facility in Robertson County was a logical decision for us due to its skilled workforce and ...

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Automatic Bankruptcy Code Suspension Not So Automatic for FLSA Enforcement Actions on DOL Wages and Hours | Dickinson wright

[ad_1] The US Bankruptcy Code (the “Code”) § 11 USC § 362 (a) (1) provides that when a party files for bankruptcy, an automatic stay is triggered. However, it turns out that there are limits to the type of cases these automatic suspensions extend, and in the context of employment this may not necessarily include claims for wages and hours. ...

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New York City Department of Financial Services Announces $ 1.8 Million Settlement with Two Life Insurers for Data Breaches | Polsinelli

[ad_1] The New York Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS”) recently announced that it has entered into a consent order with two affiliated life insurers for alleged violations of the New York Cyber ​​Security Rules (the “Cyber ​​Security Rules”). from New York “). The NYDFS investigated and determined that the two life insurers (the “Companies”) were the subject of two phishing ...

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Chris Vachon Joins RCFP as Senior Campaign and Major Gifts Officer

[ad_1] The Journalists’ Committee for Freedom of the Press welcomes Chris Vachon as its senior campaign and major gifts manager. In this role, Vachon will focus on managing the multi-year endowment campaign to raise $ 10 million to support the Reporters Committee’s local legal initiative. Launched last year, the Local Legal Initiative provides local journalists and news organizations in Colorado, ...

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Memphis pipeline canceled after feud over environmental justice – Tuesday July 6, 2021 – www.eenews.net

[ad_1] Opponents of the pipeline; environmental groups; and Memphis, Tenn., activists celebrated the holiday weekend after developers of the Byhalia Connection pipeline abruptly abandoned the project. Plains All American Pipeline LP officials made the announcement Friday night, citing market factors for the cancellation. But serious legal and political hurdles hung over the 50-mile project, which has gained national significance as ...

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Republicans consider dividing Nashville district to win US House seat

[ad_1] In an interview, Cooper acknowledged that Republicans could effectively decide his political fate and warned that they could weaken Nashville’s influence in Washington. “They couldn’t beat me fairly,” Cooper told CNN. “So now they’re trying to gerrymandering me.” “It’s not about me,” he added. “This is about the political future of the Nashvillians. And they deserve their own voice, ...

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Lawsuits say panel is not following new law

[ad_1] Correction: A previous version of this story misidentified the presiding judge in this case. The trial has been assigned to Davidson County Chancellor Anne C. Martin. A recent review of Tennessee’s parole regulations changes the fundamental approach to early release for defendants who hope to be released from prison after serving their sentence. But a new trial argues the ...

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Tennessee National Guard helps 1 million Tennessee get vaccinated

[ad_1] “Older: TRWA Announces Chris Richardson Promoted to Deputy Director Newer: Marsha Blackburn Report: Celebrating Independence Day” July 4, 2021 | Nashville, Tennessee – As of July 1, 2021, the Tennessee National Guard has helped administer more than one million COVID-19 coronavirus vaccinations throughout Tennessee since the start of Operation Warp Speed. Tennessee Soldiers and Airmen worked alongside the Tennessee ...

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Curb Records sues Tennessee governor over transphobic toilet bill

[ad_1] Curb Records – alongside its philanthropic affiliate, the Mike Curb Foundation – has filed a federal lawsuit challenging Tennessee’s dividing law HB 1182, which requires transgender businesses to advertise that they allow customers of different genders to use their facilities. using demeaning language. Bill 1182 went into effect Thursday, July 1, and requires businesses to display a warning sign ...

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Tennessee Governor Says State Will Work Through Parents, Not Children, To Promote Vaccines

[ad_1] NASHVILLE – Faced with threats from certain Republican colleagues in the legislature to abolish or “reconstitute” the Tennessee Department of Health after carrying out awareness-raising actions with minors encouraging them to be vaccinated against COVID-19, the Gov. Bill Lee said Wednesday that his administration would work with parents before. “The state will continue to encourage people to seek access, ...

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