Monthly Archives: January 2022

Approved Spectrum mega-merger Beaumont to launch on Tuesday

Beaumont Health and Grand Rapids-based Spectrum Health announced Monday that they have obtained regulatory approvals for their proposed mega-merger and plan to launch the new combined health system — the largest in Michigan — on Tuesday. The announcement suggests the plan withstood the Biden administration’s scrutiny of mergers and consolidations in the US economy, including in the health care sector, ...

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Congratulations to Oak Ridge Schools Teachers of the Year

Oak Ridge Schools officials announced their Teachers of the Year, along with the selections for District-wide Teacher Assistant and Principal of the Year. The Teacher of the Year program recognizes outstanding teachers in Tennessee. Tennessee Department of Education staff applaud teachers who care about children, who dedicate their professional lives to enriching the lives of Tennessee students, and who demonstrate ...

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Edie Darby, sister of Tess Darby, signs up for Lady Vols

Tess Darby, center, dons a Tennessee jersey January 29, with her sister Tess Darby and coach Kellie Harper. (Photo: Darby family photo) Edie Darby, sister of current Lady Vol Tess Darby, enlisted in Tennessee. Darby, who signed up last November, waited to release the news until she was deep into her senior season at Greenfield High School, which ...

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This Tennessee lawmaker has my respect and admiration

I was saddened by the resignation of Jim Cooper. We went to law school together. Class of 1980. Jim was always going to get into politics back home in Tennessee. (He was a Rhodes Scholar, son of a former governor, and grandson of a former speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives.) In 1982, Jim was elected to serve in ...

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Tennessee governor must veto Republican Gerrymander

Memphis, TN –JB Smiley, Jr. released the following statement regarding the recently passed gerrymander of Tennessee’s congressional and legislative districts recently forced by Republican members of the Tennessee General Assembly. “When elections are free and fair, voters have the opportunity to shape the direction of their cities, states and nations. Our elders sacrificed so much to get the right to ...

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With a little creativity, Mars’ candy factory closure could have a sweet aftertaste

The Mars Wrigley Company took much of Chicago by surprise when it announced plans last week to close its historic factory in the city’s Galewood neighborhood. According to its owner, Mars Wrigley Confectionery, the Spanish Revival-designed resort at 2019 N. Oak Park Ave. will stop making M&Ms, Twix, Snickers, Milky Way and other candies in two years. About 280 people ...

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Opinion: Will Governor Bill Lee tout Tennessee’s ‘freedom’ to spread COVID more freely?

On Monday evening, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee will deliver his fourth State of the State Address to the General Assembly and Tennessee. “I look forward to sharing my vision for Tennessee, including my budget and legislative priorities for the year,” Governor Lee said in a press release announcing the event. “Tennessee is showing the rest of the country that America ...

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Texas host No. 18 Tennessee after Vescovi’s 23-point performance

Tennessee Volunteers (14-5, 5-3 SEC) at Texas Longhorns (15-5, 5-3 Big 12) Austin, TX; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTS BOOK LINE: Texas -3.5; plus/minus is 127.5 BOTTOM LINE: The No. 18 Tennessee visits the Texas Longhorns after Santiago Vescovi scored 23 points in Tennessee’s 78-71 win over the Florida Gators. The Longhorns are 12-1 at home. Texas is eighth ...

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Supreme Court Pick Keeps Importing Black Women Into Law | North Carolina News

By JAMIE STENGLE and JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — When Markicia Horton graduates this spring from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in Houston and calls the bar, she will step into a world where a black woman should be part of the community. United States Supreme Court. Court for the first time in ...

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Konsolidator launches ERP Integration Center to facilitate

Press release n°2, 2022 August 28, 2022 Konsolidator launches ERP Integration Center to facilitate connections to global cloud ERP systems Today, Konsolidator launched a new product – a cloud ERP integration center to enable easy connections to global cloud ERP systems and reach a wider customer base in line with the recently released strategy “Unfolding the potential”. The ERP Integration ...

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Police shoot and kill man, shutting down I-65 south

Editor’s note: The off-duty officer’s family witnessed the shooting, not the family of the slain man. A portion of Interstate 65 in Nashville was closed for several hours Thursday after multiple local and state law enforcement agencies fatally shot a 37-year-old man earlier in the day as he stood in the middle of the highway. The Metro Nashville Police Department ...

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Tennessee bill that would allow early parole for ‘actually dead’ life-sentenced murderers

TRI-CITIES, Tenn. (WJHL) — A controversial bill in Tennessee isn’t on the table, at least not yet. House Bill 1532 proposes a change to the law that would allow those convicted of first-degree murder to be eligible for parole much earlier in their life sentence. The bill’s former sponsor in the Tennessee House of Representatives, Rep. Dan Howell, withdrew from ...

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Saginaw parking ticket case now a class action: What you need to know

A Michigan parking ticket case by two enterprising attorneys that made national headlines as it progressed through the court system and set precedent is now progressing as a class action lawsuit. In short, if the plaintiffs win, potentially thousands of people could be compensated. The lawyers – Philip Ellison and Matthew Gronda of Outside Legal Counsel in Hemlock – argued ...

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Governor Lee and Commissioner Rolfe announce that Fiberon will establish operations in Maury County

Composite decking, railing and cladding company to create 310 new jobs in Colombia NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Fiberon officials announced today that the company will establish new manufacturing and distribution operations in Columbia, Tennessee. . Fiberon, a subsidiary of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc., will create ...

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OPINION: Tax consolidation schemes are the need of the hour for the renewable energy sector in India

By Jimit Devani, Naman Shah and Jash Davda India has achieved a revolutionary development in the renewable energy (RE) sector. Over the past 7.5 years, installed RE capacity has increased by 286%, making India the fourth largest in the world, for installed RE capacity. In October 2021, India’s RE capacity reached 149.57 gigawatts (GW), up from 94.4 GW in 2020. ...

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Trump offers Morgan Ortagus endorsement for House campaign in Tennessee

Former President Donald Trump has said he would support former State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus if she decides to run for Congress. Although Ortagus has yet to announce any plans, Trump said he heard she was exploring a run in Tennessee’s 5th congressional district, where Democratic Rep. Jim Cooper said Tuesday he plans to retire after Tennessee Republicans oversee the ...

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Tennessee Titans: Mike Vrabel makes personnel changes

NASHVILLE — At least four coaches from the Tennessee Titans’ 2021 staff are no longer on the team. Inside linebackers coach Jim Haslett, assistant defensive line coach Kenechi Udeze, assistant special teams coach Matt Edwards and assistant strength and conditioning coach Mondray Gee were all removed from their roles, a source confirmed on Tuesday. 104.5-FM’s Brent Dougherty was first to ...

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Jury selection from Nashville Waffle House Shooting | Tennessee News

By TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jury selection is set to begin Tuesday in the murder trial of a man who killed four people at a Nashville Waffle House with an assault rifle in April 2018, then led police on a hunt for murder. two-day-old man. Police say Travis Reinking, 32, was naked except for a green ...

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Lawmakers revisit school vouchers related to COVID-19 – Tennessee Lookout

Three years after a school voucher bill crippled the Legislative Assembly, lawmakers are being asked to choose sides again, but this time with COVID-19 as the primary factor. With dozens of school districts across the state asking the Department of Education for permission to offer virtual classes in the event of omicron’s surge, lawmakers will be pressured to choose between ...

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Consolidation range prevails, risks tilted to the downside

Current price EUR/USD: 1.1316 The US Dollar strengthens ahead of the FOMC meeting on risk aversion. US economic data is weaker than expected. EUR/USD is under pressure but is recovering above 1.1300. The EUR/USD pair is lower on Monday amid a general strengthening of the US dollar as global stock prices continue to decline. The risk aversion environment continues to ...

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Tennessee officials are investigating the deputy’s death after she was found shot inside her burning home after she failed to show up for work

By Joe Sutton, CNN A Tennessee sheriff’s deputy was found shot dead inside her burning home on Sunday after she failed to show up for work, authorities said. The deputy was identified as Patrol Deputy Savanna Puckett, 22, who had worked for the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office for four years, according to a statement from the agency. After Puckett failed ...

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Women’s Tennis Downs MTSU will advance to 2-0

CHATTANOOGA — The Chattanooga Mocs women’s tennis team defeated state foes Middle Tennessee 4-3 in thrilling fashion in their second game of the season Sunday night at the Strang-Voges Tennis Center on campus. from McCallie School. After the win, Chattanooga improves to 2-0 on the young season. MTSU drops to 1-4 on aggregate after the loss to the Mocs. After ...

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NFL playoffs: Top-ranked Titans and Packers fall on final field goals

NASHVILLE — The Cincinnati Bengals last week broke their 31-year playoff drought and, with a youthful and explosive offense, looked like this year’s dark horse contender. And now they officially are. The No. 4-seeded Bengals overcame nine sacks and six penalties to shock the top-seeded Tennessee Titans 19-16 when rookie kicker Evan McPherson threw his fourth and final field goal ...

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Maury County, Tennessee, Elections 2022: Voter’s Guide to Columbia

This year marks a transition point for Maury County as many elected community positions, including county mayor, county commissioners and odd-numbered school board seats, will once again be on the ballot when of the 2022 elections. County general elections held on August 4 and city and state elections on November 8, including seats for city mayor, state officials and governor, ...

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The Day – Cleaning of former Norwich Hospital property in Preton to resume soon

Preston – Cleanup work at the former Norwich Hospital property is set to resume in the first week of February, with several ‘quick wins’ projects before the final push begins in March, the chairman of the Preston redevelopment agency, Sean Nugent. The cleanup effort, which must be completed before the city hands over the 393-acre property to Mohegan Gaming & ...

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Tennessee couple say adoption agency turned them away because they were Jewish

A spokesperson for the Department of Children’s Services declined to comment on the case, saying the agency does not comment on ongoing litigation. The office of Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III did not respond to an email. Holston United Methodist Home for Children, the agency that declined to work with the Rutan-Rams, referred questions to Alliance Defending Freedom, ...

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Tennessee Animal Groups Benefit From Betty White Challenge | Tennessee News

By AMY BETH MILLER, The Daily Times MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Donations were made to animal welfare groups Jan. 17 in honor of actress and animal advocate Betty White, support that local organization leaders say comes at a time when the needs are great. COVID-19 precautions have weighed on regular fundraising and adoption events, and shelters are seeing high demand. ...

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Jewish couple challenge Tennessee adoption law

A couple in Knoxville, Tennessee, this week filed a lawsuit against the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, alleging that a state-funded fostering agency denied them services because they were Jews. Elizabeth and Gabriel Rutan-Ram told TODAY they first connected with Holston United Methodist Home for Children in January 2021 when they hoped to adopt a child from Florida. Elizabeth Rutan-Ram ...

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Governor visits Watts Bar Nuclear Power Plant

SPRING HILL, Tenn. (WDEF) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is making appearances statewide, taking time Thursday to tour the Watts Bar Nuclear Generating Station in Spring Hill. His first time at the factory became less of a photo opportunity and more of a state-of-the-state address. While the Governor got to see all of the services provided by Watts Bar, he ...

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Many West Tennessee counties see spike in COVID-19

JACKSON, Tenn. – As omicron continues to increase COVID-19 cases nationwide, West Tennessee is also seeing an increase. The weeks before the start of the year until the following two weeks saw a drastic increase in cases. For Carroll County, over the past two weeks, the Tennessee Department of Health reported an increase of more than 600 cases. “The numbers ...

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Hoops Central: #24 Tennessee vs. #13 LSU

KNOXVILLE, TN – The 24th-ranked Tennessee men’s basketball team returns to Thompson-Boling Arena for its Saturday SEC home opener of the season, playing 13th-ranked LSU for the second time in two weeks. Tipping is set at 6 p.m. ET. Fans can watch Saturday’s game on ESPN and online or on any mobile device through WatchESPN. WatchESPN can be accessed through ...

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Adoption agency won’t help Tennessee couple because they’re Jewish

A Knoxville couple are suing the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, claiming a state-sponsored Christian adoption agency refused to help them because they are Jewish. This is the first state lawsuit to challenge a new law which allows religious adoption agencies to deny service to families whose religious or moral beliefs do not align with those of the provider, the ...

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Tennessee Pioneer Teacher Apprenticeship Program

We struggle to recruit enough quality teachers in the United States. After all, even if every graduate of every selective college chose to become a teacher next year, that wouldn’t even replace natural attrition in a country with 3.5 million educators. Although it has been a long time concerns of a staffing shortage a recurring theme in K-12 schooling, perhaps ...

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ICW encourages consolidation to optimize the eradication of corruption

We still have a lot of work to do to eradicate corruption. For this, the consolidation of the people is necessary to observe and criticize the nation. Jakarta (ANTARA) – During a nationwide webinar on Wednesday, Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) researcher Kurnia Ramadhana encouraged the public to consolidate or cooperate with law enforcement authorities to optimize the Eradicating Corruption in ...

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“It’s been crazy.” | Knox Co. parents find activities for out-of-school kids

Knoxville, Tenn. (WVLT) – Snow days have turned into sick days for Knox County school staff, causing schools to close on Tuesday and Wednesday. “It was completely surprising, but I guess we have to do what’s best for our kids,” said Mickee Harrison, a mom. A spokesperson for the Knox County School System said via email “In addition to COVID ...

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TSA report shows spike in firearms found at TN airports – FOX13 News Memphis

TENNESSEE — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) found a total of 283 firearms in travelers’ carry-on bags in 2021 at Tennessee airports, according to a statement. Nashville International Airport (BNA) broke a statewide record with 163 firearms found, a total greater than the sum of all Tennessee airports combined in 2020, according to the release. According to a statement, each ...

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Tennessee jury orders Cracker Barrel to pay man $9.4 million after he was served drink full of chemical

By Amy Simonson, CNN A jury in Marion County, Tennessee, ordered Cracker Barrel to pay a man $9.4 million after admitting the company’s fault for serving him a glass filled with a chemical instead of water. The award amount may be capped due to a Tennessee civil damages law. “The jury returned a verdict for compensatory damages of $4.3 million ...

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Aurora mayor kicks off GOP campaign for governor

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WGEM) — Richard Irvin is the latest Republican to announce a campaign for Illinois governor. Aurora’s first black mayor could end up being the frontrunner in a crowded GOP primary with the financial backing of the state’s richest man, Ken Griffin. Irvin hopes to become Illinois’ first black governor. Of course, Irvin’s announcement was symbolic as he kicked ...

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Two men from Elizabethton, Tennessee were arrested by Johnson City police following a traffic stop.

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) – A traffic stop by the Johnson City Police Department (JCPD) resulted in the arrest of two Elizabethton men on multiple counts after law enforcement was notified of a stolen vehicle. Cody Hurley, the driver of the vehicle, was ultimately charged with possession of stolen property (motor vehicle) over $2,500, driving with a revoked license – second ...

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Snow, ice explosion in the south with a powerful winter storm

A dangerous winter storm combining high winds and ice swept across parts of the southeastern United States on Sunday, knocking out power, knocking down trees and fences and blanketing roads in treacherous freezing sleet. Tens of thousands of customers were without power in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. More than an inch of snow fell per hour in ...

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A 74-year-old woman spent 27 years in prison for a murder she did not commit. This week she was exonerated | St. Louis News Headlines

A woman from Tennessee who was wrongly convicted of the murder of his great-niece and spent 27 years in prison, was exonerated this week. On June 26, 1987, Joyce Watkins, now 74, and her then-boyfriend Charlie Dunn picked up Watkins’ four-year-old grandniece Brandi in Kentucky, according to a report filed with Davidson County. Criminal Court. The next morning, Brandi was ...

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2022 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Stewardship process begins | Sunday stories

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation invites Tennessee residents to submit nominations for the 2022 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Stewardship. “We are proud to recognize organizations that stand out in protecting our precious natural resources in Tennessee,” Governor Bill Lee said. “These awards honor those who go above and beyond to responsibly protect and preserve Tennessee’s beauty ...

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‘Schoolhouse Rock Live’ brings the pop culture phenomenon to the Roxy Regional Theater

CLARKSVILLE, TN – The Emmy Award-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math and more through clever, catchy tunes lights up the stage for the oldest Clarksville professional theater this month. Schoolhouse Rock Live! opens at the Roxy Regional Theater on Friday, January 21 at 8 p.m. In keeping with the theater’s opening night tradition, all non-pre-sold ...

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Tennessee wins four events on day one of Virginia Tech Invitational

BLACKSBURG, Virginia – The Tennessee Athletics opened the 2022 season Friday night at the Virginia Tech Invitational with four wins, 10 top 3s and 20 personal bests overall. LADY FLIGHTS FINISH 1-2-3 AT 3,000 METERSThe Lady Vols started the 2022 indoor season on a high note for Tennessee Athletics as the trio of Sydney Seymour, Katie Thronson and Olivia Janke ...

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Consolidation needed as alternative assets on track to hit $23 billion in four years

The alternative asset industry needs to embrace consolidation and industrialization as it pushes deeper into the retail market thanks to record capital inflows. That’s the view of Sienna Investment Managers chief Pedro-Antonio Arias, who believes consolidation will help retail investors navigate the market. He pointed out that investors would not have to rely on many smaller players who focus on ...

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Tennessee Schools Just Learned ‘Immediately Necessary’ COVID Isolation Guidelines Signed Dec. 22 | WJHL

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) released new rules on COVID-19 quarantine and isolation on Dec. 22, six weeks after a new one took effect. COVID law that has confused school systems and others — but many school systems just learned of the new rule this week. New guidelines were put in place as students ...

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Opus Inspection and Envirotest Help Tennessee Meet Federal Air Quality Standards

GRANBY EAST, Connecticut., January 13, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Since 1985, Opus Inspection together with our subsidiary Envirotest has managed vehicle emissions testing programs in the Tennessee counties of Davidson, Hamilton, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson. With the end of the programs the February 4 in Davidson County and January 14th elsewhere, we want to celebrate the success of ...

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Young Dolph Shooting: Federal and local authorities arrest 3 men in connection with the rapper’s fatal shooting

The rapper, real name Adolph Robert Thornton Jr., was shot on November 17, 2021 at Makeda’s Homemade Butter Cookies in Memphis, Tennessee. The 36-year-old is survived by two children. The three men arrested in connection with the rapper’s murder are 23-year-old Justin Johnson; Shondale Barnett, 27, and Cornelius Smith, 32, authorities said. Memphis Police Chief CJ Davis said additional arrests ...

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University of Memphis cancels grant for social justice program

The University of Memphis canceled a recent grant for its social justice program, formed in August 2020, after Governor Bill Lee expressed concerns about the latest initiative, according to a statement from the governor’s office. The program has 14 groups focused on improving educational outcomes for students of color, retain the faculty of color and improving pay equity, as well ...

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Wednesday January 12 – Gold consolidation ahead of inflation data

The gold futures contract gained 1.10% on Tuesday, as it rose above the $ 1,800 level. The market was winning in response to the testimony of Fed Chairman Powell. Gold last week on Monday hit a local high of $ 1,833 before reversing lower, and on Friday it traded at $ 1,781.30. This morning, the yellow metal is trading along ...

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Tennessee releases draft new school funding formula for public review

The draft framework comes as lawmakers began a new legislative session on Tuesday. Governor Bill Lee said it was “very possible” to come up with a new formula for lawmakers. The state is now seeking public comment on the framework until Jan. 18. To comment, email the Tennessee Department of Education at [email protected] A potential new school funding formula would ...

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Are there cases of flurona in TN?

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WKRN) – Tennessee continues to see an increase in the number of flu cases. The state is now in the CDC’s “very high” category. Dr William Schaffner of Vanderbilt University Medical Center says they continue to see a gradual increase in influenza cases. They also continue to see an increase in influenza hospitalizations over the past two weeks. ...

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Governor Lee announces appointees to major boards and commissions

NASHVILLE, Tennessee – Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced appointments to a series of key boards and commissions. “Tennessee’s success depends on engaged citizens, and I’m proud to announce these people who will ensure our state continues to thrive,” Governor Lee said. “I salute their leadership and willingness to serve.” The appointees will fulfill a variety of roles to ensure ...

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How are warrants managed in Tennessee? Here’s what the experts say

A the arrest warrant figures prominently in the case of David Hayes, the police reform activist whose arrest Friday outside a public forum shocked attendees and highlighted a lack of transparency on the part of county and city officials . With officials who say nothing about what happened, who ordered it and who knew it in advance, lots of questions ...

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University cancels plan to pay professors to create CRT programs

The University of Memphis has dropped plans for a social justice program that allegedly paid some professors $ 3,000 to add critical race theory principles to their programs, according to a new report. Tennessee Governor Bill Lee told the Washington Free Beacon that he contacted the public university after reading reports about the program, which would have encouraged the addition ...

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Strengthening Manufacturing in Tennessee

[ad_1] Washington DC – Tennessee manufacturers rely on semiconductors to support local and global supply chains. The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation recently advanced my legislation with Senator Peters to encourage local economic development, identify resource gaps, and address the challenges Tennessee businesses face as they recover. . Strengthening manufacturing in Tennessee The supply chain crisis resulting from ...

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Horston, 7th woman from Tennessee beats Mississippi

[ad_1] Tennessee forward Alexus Dye (2) attempts a hook shot past a Mississippi defenseman during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Oxford, Mississippi on Sunday, Jan.9, 2022. ( AP Photo / Rogelio V. Solis) Rogelio V. Solis PA OXFORD, Miss. Jordan Horston scored 20 points and rebounded 11 rebounds to lead Tennessee’s No.7 over Mississippi 70-58 ...

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Citigroup employees not vaccinated by January 14 will be laid off

[ad_1] (The hill) – Citigroup Inc. workers who refuse to comply with the company’s vaccination mandate by January 14 will be fired, Bloomberg Reports. They will be put on unpaid leave and dismissed at the end of January. Employees will be required to sign an agreement stating that they will not take legal action against Citigroup to receive the year-end ...

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Lawmakers Tackle Budget, Taxes and School Funding

[ad_1] The Tennessee General Assembly will meet again at noon on January 11. Below are several topics that will be reviewed. Budget The budget is always a priority issue, but it will be especially important given the strong tax collections, excess revenue and the flow of federal stimulus funds into Tennessee. The state is in the best financial position in ...

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Jeep Club helps Middle TN nurses get to work

[ad_1] RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn (WKRN) – On Thursday and Friday, many people stayed home after work and school to avoid snowy and icy roads, but healthcare workers were unable to do so. They had to go to local hospitals to keep their staff. When conditions in Rutherford County got slippery, the Stones River Jeep Club used their vehicles to transport ...

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Bristol, Tennessee City Manager Bill Sorah sends letter to the Environmental Protection Agency and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality asking for help with odors coming from the Bristol, Virginia landfill.

[ad_1] BRISTOL, Tennessee (WJHL) – The Bristol, Tennessee city manager is the latest official to seek state and federal help regarding odors from the Bristol, Virginia landfill. City manager Bill Sorah told News Channel 11 on Friday that he had sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality asking agencies if it was ...

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Court Upholds Ban on Vaccination Mandate for Federal Contractors in Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee | State

[ad_1] (The Center Square) – Ban on requiring federal contractors in Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee to be vaccinated against COVID-19 remains in place after federal appeals court upholds an imposed injunction in November. The Cincinnati Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an earlier ban with a 2-1 decision earlier this week, but the decision only impacts those three states. A ...

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Tennessee Partners With Walmart For COVID Treatment | Hartsville

[ad_1] The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) announced on December 30 that the state had received shipments of Merck and Pfizer oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization for molnupirvar by Merck and an emergency use authorization for Paxlovidby Pfizer as oral antiviral treatments for COVID-19. Early studies indicate that ...

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Snow is on its way to eastern Tennessee: when to expect it

[ad_1] KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WATE) – Most of eastern Tennessee will spend lunch watching the snow fall according to the latest models from the National Weather Service. The NWS expanded its winter storm warning Wednesday night to include three more counties on the Cumberland Plateau. Morgan, Fentress and Cumberland counties were added to the warning until 10 p.m. EST. STAY INFORMED: ...

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Roy Exum: Omicron is getting worse

[ad_1] Larry Hogan, the governor of Maryland, declared a 30-day “state of emergency” on Tuesday after seeing predictions that the COVID flu could see more than 5,000 people hospitalized in the coming weeks in his state. The same could soon happen in a state near you – 34.4% of corona tests in Tennessee now come back positive. This means that ...

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Flu hospitalizations on the rise in average Tennessee

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WKRN) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has classified Tennessee as “high” for influenza activity, with data collected from the week ending Christmas Day. The statistics come as the region is also experiencing an increase in hospitalizations for influenza. “Obviously the flu is waking up across the country and right here in Tennessee. In addition, ...

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The pie blame for Vols’ Music City Bowl loss to Purdue

[ad_1] Okay, the obvious blame lies with the referees in the eyes of Tennessee football fans. There is also a lot of truth in this. However, many people are also responsible for their 48-45 overtime loss to the Purdue Boilermakers at the Music City Bowl, so we have to name everyone responsible. It is our blame for the loss of ...

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5 Quick Tips for Applying to Law School | Information on law admissions

[ad_1] If you’re struggling to put the finishing touches on your law school applications, you’re not alone. The continuous admissions process favors applicants who apply early, but fall can be a busy time and many applicants use downtime during the holiday season to complete their applications. To relieve last-minute stress, here are some quick answers to questions that often arise ...

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Winter storm warnings, Tennessee Valley advisory in effect Sunday night

[ad_1] Staff Photo by Robin Rudd / A truck drives down a snow covered Davidson road in East Brainerd on February 8, 2020. The wild start to 2022 will continue as rain turns to snow late tonight into the night. The transition will occur from west to east between 9 p.m. and midnight, according to our news partner WRCB Channel ...

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Tennessee’s Bill Dance Signature Lakes Initiative Announced | Sports

[ad_1] Nashville – Governor Bill Lee and fishing icon Bill Dance announced a new initiative to improve and enhance Tennessee lakes, increase visitor numbers and honor Dance’s legacy with the creation of Bill Dance Signature Lakes. TWRA and the State of Tennessee will invest $ 15 million in above and below water improvements in 18 lakes that bear the Dance ...

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‘My Whole World’ Knoxville Bull Rider Mourns Young Girl Hit by Pickup

[ad_1] KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WATE) – A professionally graded Knoxville native bull rider mourns the loss of his daughter. Brooklyn Spears, 9, was hit and killed by a pickup truck while staying with her mother in Florida, according to her father, Joshua Spears. Joshua Spears is now in Florida looking for answers. Spears was on his way to a bull riding ...

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Miami Dolphins vs Tennessee Titans Odds, Predictions & Predictions

[ad_1] Sunday, Miami dolphins (8-7) head to Nissan Stadium for a 1 p.m. ET kick-off with the Tennessee Titans (10-5). Below we take a look at the Dolphins vs Titans odds and lines, and make our best NFL picks, predictions and betting. The Titans enter that game after beating the San Francisco 49ers 20-17 as a 3-point underdog on Thursday ...

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Newly expanded to Chattanooga, Project Return is in the second chances business

[ad_1] Each year, Tennessee penitentiaries release nearly 300 people a week who have served their sentences. Nearly half of them are back behind bars within three years, according to the Tennessee Governor’s Task Force on Sentencing and Recidivism. Project Return, started in 1979 by two ministers from Nashville, expanded to Chattanooga this fall with support services, vocational training and placement ...

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