Monthly Archives: August 2022

Tennessee Flights Season Open Hosts Ball State Under Lights

Ball State (0-0) at Tennessee (0-0), 7 p.m. ET (SEC Network) Line: Tennessee by 34 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: First encounter. WHAT IS AT STAKE? Ball State (0-0) at Tennessee (0-0), 7 p.m. ET (SEC Network) Line: Tennessee by 34 ½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: First encounter. WHAT IS AT STAKE? With a trip to ...

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Federal judges visit JCPS students interested in careers in law

On Monday, Jefferson County Public School students interested in the law got a lesson from some experts. In the mock courtroom at Seneca High School on Monday, federal judges from the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit — which includes Ohio, Michigan, Tennessee and Kentucky — gave students an idea of ​​what they can possibly achieve. , ...

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The activity of volunteer fire companies has become more difficult to sustain. Can collaboration help? – The morning call

TOWNSHIP OF BENNER — This story was produced by Spotlight PA State College Regional Officean independent, nonpartisan newsroom dedicated to investigative and public service journalism for Pennsylvania. Sign up for our regional newsletter, Talk of the Town. Volunteer fire companies face many common funding and staffing stressors. Is there strength in unity if some choose to tackle problems together? This ...

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Bessemer police are looking for a murder suspect who fled to Tennessee

BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) – The Bessemer Police Department is investigating a murder that occurred early Sunday morning. According to BPD, officers arrived at the 3300 block of Avenue C in Bessemer around 5:51 a.m. on calls of a possible stabbing. Upon arrival, officers found Cynthia Cardenas, 33, sitting behind the wheel of a car she had been driving earlier that ...

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High school umpire shortage impacts Tennessee games

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – The Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association said it is facing a shortage of referees. It’s something athletic departments across the country are fighting for. One of the TSSAA’s solutions is to require games to be played on Thursday nights. Some high schools have agreed to move one of their Friday night games. “If I had 25 ...

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BOE chairman, others praise teachers amid controversy

Oak Ridge School Board President Keys Fillauer hailed the school system’s staff as its “cornerstone” at the end of the school board meeting in early August. “We support you. We are here for you, ”he said of the staff, especially the teachers. “We thank you for this work.” He said those comments came “regardless of what our governor didn’t say” ...

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Dogecoin Price Analysis: DOGE continues slowly around $0.0625, retraces overnight arrival?

Dogecoin price analysis is bullish today as we saw sideways momentum above the $0.0625 support over the past day. Therefore, DOGE/USD is looking to retrace early next week and is looking to establish another lower high. Cryptocurrency heat map. Source: Coin360 The market traded with slight bullish momentum as consolidations continue across the board. The leader, Bitcoin, only gained 0.1%, ...

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Remains match Tennessee sailor who died at Pearl Harbor

By DEVARRICK TURNER, Knoxville News Sentinel Knoxville, Tenn. (AP) – A Department of Defense effort that began in 2015 to use science to solve one of our nation’s protracted mysteries has identified the remains of a Navy sailor from Athens, Tennessee, who died during the of the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor more than eight decades ago. By matching ...

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Little League World Series 2022 Live Score, Results, Highlights Hawaii vs. Tennessee in USA Final

What better place for a young baseball player to advertise himself than in Williamsport? The hillsides around the Lamade stadium are already lively. When Jaron Lancaster heads for the mound, they’re electric. The two-way Hawaiian ace was the star of the show during the 2022 Little League World Series, sniffing out batters on the mound and terrorizing pitchers at home ...

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News in brief

Bridgestone PlansProject Tennessee Bridgestone Americas Inc. on Thursday announced a $550 million investment to expand and modernize its radial truck and bus tire plant in Morrison, Tennessee. Bridgestone will add 380 new jobs and expand the existing plant footprint by 850,000 square feet. The expansion will increase capacity and also enable new technologies, according to the company. For example, according ...

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Business Notes, August 28, 2022

WATERBURY — Connecticut Community Foundation members elected three community leaders with a history of community service to join its board of trustees. James A. Higgins, Janie L. McDermott and Adrienne Parkmond will join a board made up of local residents from 21 towns in the foundation’s service area in Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills. Trustees lead the foundation in ...

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Friends of Literacy offers new programs in Knoxville, Oak Ridge

Child literacy is a challenge in East Tennessee. In Knox County, only 38.6 percent of third graders read at the grade level and only 17.6 percent of students from low-income households are proficient, according to the Tennessee Department of Education. A new retention policy has gone into effect to address this issue across Tennessee. The new law requires third-grade students ...

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Kredich announces 2022-23 swimming and diving program

KNOXVILLE, TN – With the 2022-23 campaign being a highly anticipated season after an SEC title by the Lady Vols last year and the excitement surrounding the Vols veteran roster, Tennessee Director of Swimming and Diving Matt Kredich announced the team’s schedule on Monday. The schedule is highlighted by three home fixtures, including Tennessee’s annual invite (Nov. 17-19) which will ...

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Four more GOP-led states to pass abortion ‘trigger laws’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four more Republican-led states will ban nearly all abortions this week as another round of laws severely limiting the procedure go into effect following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling to quash Roe v. Wade. To date, 13 states have passed so-called trigger laws designed to ban most abortions if the High Court strikes down the constitutional ...

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David Y.Ige | OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release: Governor Ige to Consider Five Judicial Candidates for First Circuit Court

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release: Governor Ige to Consider Five Judicial Candidates for First Circuit Court Posted on August 24, 2022 in Latest Department News, Press Room, Press Releases from the Governor’s Office HONOLULU — Governor David Ige has received the names of five candidates to fill a vacant circuit judge position on the First Circuit Court. The ...

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Danville Group reveals homes for survivors of last December’s tornadoes in Kentucky, Tennessee

DANVILLE, Va. – After last December’s tornadoes left thousands homeless in Kentucky and Tennessee, a local group is stepping in to do what they can to help. On Tuesday, God’s Pit Crew announced the three homes its volunteers and staff have built for three families in the devastated areas. The group said the houses took three weeks to build and ...

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City asks court for more time to complete landfill projects | Latest titles

BRISTOL, Va. — The City of Bristol, Virginia is asking the court to dismiss a lawsuit by Bristol Tennessee against the city, saying the city has agreed to resolve the landfill issues and the litigation is pointless. In separate documents, the city also asks the court to extend the deadlines established by a June agreement between the two cities. The ...

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Rehabilitation of St. John Cantius Church in Northampton awarded to Community Preservation Committee for funding

NORTHAMPTON — The city’s Community Preservation Act committee will in turn review plans this week to rehabilitate, rather than demolish, the former St. John Cantius Catholic Church at 10 Hawley St. Owner O’Connell Development is seeking $500,000 under the Community Preservation Act to fund repairs to the church’s masonry wall and roof where tiles are cracked and missing and gutters ...

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department reports water outage on Shortridge Drive – Clarksville Online

Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department (CGW) has shut down water service on Shortridge Drive to fix the water main leak. Low water pressure can also affect the neighborhood. The repair of the main water leak is expected to be completed and water service restored by 1:00 a.m. About Clarksville Gas and Water Clarksville Gas ...

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No. 11 UT plays No. 23 SMU for a 1-1 draw

Knoxville, Tenn. – Tennessee’s No. 11 played out a 1-1 draw with No. 23 SMU on Sunday in front of a crowd of 975 at Regal Soccer Stadium. Red shirt-junior Jaïda Thomas found the back of the net for UT, and Peyton Annen was the scorer for SMU. In Aim, Red Shirt – Freshman Ally Zazzara made six stops during ...

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Median home price in Rutherford County increased 7.9% in Q1 2022

Above: From the National Association of Realtors RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. – Housing prices are on the rise, as has been heard in many reports, which means first-time home buyers moving to areas like Rutherford County are struggling more than ever. The National Association of Realtors reported for the first quarter of 2022, the median home price in Rutherford County was ...

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Will Abortion Limits Hurt Tennessee’s Business Appeal?

As Tennessee prepares to ban virtually all abortions this week, Americans remain divided over the moral and economic consequences of the state’s more restrictive abortion laws. A Power poll found that business and community leaders in Chattanooga are nearly evenly divided on whether Tennessee’s abortion ban could hurt business growth and recruitment in the US. State. State Rep. Yusuf Hakeem, ...

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The SATH project has led to significant progress in Odisha’s ‘sarkari schools’

The Government of India has taken several groundbreaking initiatives including “Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan” and “Integrated System of Samagra Shiksha” to address the low access to primary education, thanks to which we are at near universal access today. While this is a huge win for the country, it also comes with the realization that this is just the tip of the ...

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The future of hemp in Tennessee is “uncertain”

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — It’s not quite marijuana. “Very little difference, you have to test it to tell the difference,” said Dan Glenn, Managing Director of True South Seeds. “It’s actually the amount of cannabinoids in the plant. But just by passing near a field, you couldn’t tell the difference. Nashville to host 2023 NHL Awards and 2023 Upper Deck ...

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Recovery continues in central Tennessee a year after devastating flood

NASHVILLE, TN. – The August 2021 flood was unlike most people in central Tennessee had ever seen. In 12 p.m. on August 21, between 10 and 15 inches of rain fell in four counties, up to a quarter of the region’s total annual precipitation. Waverly and Humphreys counties suffered the worst damage. Twenty lives were lost, hundreds of homes and ...

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Qualifications for Clarksville candidates end ahead of Nov. 8 election

It’s already been a busy election year, but county officials in Clarksville and Montgomery are on the home stretch. The Nov. 8 state and city of Clarksville general elections are all that remain on the calendar as local voters prepare to head to the polls for the third and final time this year. The deadline for qualifying applicants passed Thursday ...

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Free the School Districts | American Institute of Enterprise

As school children return to class this fall, the hangover from pandemic school policies continues to rock public education. The stubborn refusal of major city school systems to stay open during COVID has sparked all sorts of backlash. Some parents realized that charter and parochial schools remained open and these students were not suffering learning loss. Others have discovered, to ...

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Indoor volleyball picked ninth in SoCon preseason poll

History links SPARTANBURG, South Carolina — The Southern Conference announced its preseason volleyball coaches survey Wednesday afternoon and the Mocs were selected to finish ninth. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their respective team or student-athletes in the ballot. Chattanooga got 13 points in the vote. Wofford was named the preseason favorite with 57 points and ...

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Facts and History of the Legendary Pioneer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – David ‘Davy’ Crockett was not only an actual folk hero, but also a role model for American pioneers and one of the most famous Tennesseans. The “King of the Wild Frontier” was born on August 17, 1786. In honor of his birthday and his legacy, we’ve put together a list of interesting things to know about ...

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Medicaid expansion sees new life in long-running GOP states

Republican-led states that have resisted Medicaid expansion for more than a decade are showing a new openness to the idea. Driving the news: In the decade and more since the landmark Affordable Care Act was enacted12 states with GOP-led legislatures still haven’t extended Medicaid coverage to people living below 138% of the poverty level (or nearly $19,000 a year for ...

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Former TN Senator Frist Elected President of Nonprofit Nature Conservancy

Former U.S. Senator Bill Frist of Tennessee was elected president The Nature Conservancy Global Board of Trusteesthe environmental nonprofit announced on Tuesday. Frist joined the nonprofit’s board of directors in 2015 and currently serves as vice president. He will begin his three-year term this fall. The former senator said he hopes to make inroads with younger constituencies, especially as young ...

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JLL: more than a third of leases signed until mid-2022 were for life sciences companies

Life sciences companies have been active in seeking Class A office space, research and development/laboratory and manufacturing facilities until mid-2022 – this is according to a new report from JLL published on Monday. The latest figures show that more than a third of leases signed in New Jersey in the first half of the year were for life sciences companies, ...

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A post has gone viral about a serial killer. Mt. Juliet police proved that to be wrong.

MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WTVF) – Another viral social media post over the weekend provided a grim warning about a serial killer on the loose about women being abducted and disappeared in places like Mt. Juliet. People are worried. But don’t be. The messages are 100% false, according to the police. These fake social media posts usually appear on online shopping ...

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The lawyer calls on a Navy veteran or someone who now has lung cancer nationwide to call the Danziger & De Llano if before 1982 they were exposed to asbestos in the Navy or at work – compensation can exceed $100,000

If your husband or father now has lung cancer, please call the outstanding legal team at Danziger & De Llano Law Firm anytime at 800-864-4000 if he has been exposed to asbestos in the Navy before 1982. – U.S. Navy Veteran Lung Cancer Advocate WASHINGTON, DC, USA, August 15, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The US Navy Veterans Lung Cancer Advocate says, ...

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Tennessee Immigrant Rights Organization responds to asylum seekers arriving in Chattanooga

Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition CHATTANOOGA, TN (TN Tribune) – In response to reports that Texas Governor Greg Abbott has started sending buses with migrant asylum seekers all over the country – from Washington DC to New York – and now, Chattanooga, TN. The Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC) has released the following statement below. People have ...

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Pixelated Public Policy | Bacon’s Rebellion

by Jim McCarthy Citizens rely on its government agencies to deliver relevant services and decisions consistent with the welfare of the Commonwealth. It’s not always an easy task, and sometimes the results of these representative institutions are, well, confusing or pixelated. On August 3, 2022, the State Corporation Commission (SCC) issued a final order denying the Virginia Credit Union (VACU) ...

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“Keys to Americanism” displays now offered at 59 of Tennessee’s 95 sheriff’s offices

DAYTON, Tenn. — Rhea County, Tennessee, resident June Griffin, who crisscrossed the state 20 years ago to urge officials in all 95 counties to pass resolutions allowing them to post the Ten Commandments in courthouses of the county, says she has renewed interest from Tennessee sheriffs in a similar effort. Over the past two decades, including a recent boom of ...

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Migrants on bus from Texas to New York threaten to call cops on driver

Immigrants on a Texas bus bound for the Big Apple – which was supposed to visit several towns en route to let passengers off – threatened to call the cops when the driver said they wouldn’t stop not in Tennessee, The Post has learned. The charter bus is part of Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s border initiative. The Post was in ...

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No Tennessee school vouchers have yet been approved, governor says

Governor Bill Lee said the state has not approved any school vouchers for families seeking public funds to cover private school expenses at the start of the new school year. NASHVILLE, Tenn. –Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said Friday that the state has yet to approve school vouchers for families seeking public funds to cover private school expenses, even as students ...

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Immigrant bus found in Tennessee Valley | Local News

On Friday evening, the Dade County Sheriff’s Office said more undocumented immigrants were at the Pilot gas station in Rising Fawn. As we reported on Thursday, the Dade County Sheriff stopped a busload of immigrants Wednesday, at the same Pilot gas station, as they were en route from Texas to Washington DC. And on Friday, another bus loaded with immigrants ...

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Car washes are popping up all over Citrus County | Local News

With the explosion of car washes in Citrus County, there is no longer any excuse for driving dirty vehicles. Caliber Car Wash has announced that it will soon be opening its second county location at the northeast corner of County Roads 491 and 486 in Lecanto. He already has one along State Road 44 in Inverness. A Tidal Wave Auto ...

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Harassing hunters is illegal in Tennessee | national news

Incidents of animal rights activists harassing hunters and trying to disrupt hunts are on the rise, including incidents in Tennessee, and officials warn it’s illegal and can result in criminal charges. The Hunter Protection Act, better known as the “Hunter Harassment Law”, was passed by the Tennessee Legislature in 1995. to interfere with the legal catch. game by any action ...

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Titans new football stadium proposal stalled | Newstalk Florida

The 23-year-old stadium would be obsolete. The brakes were on in the Tennessee Titans‘ ownership campaign for a new stadium in Nashville. The Metro Nashville Sports Authority wants a facilities assessment to see what’s going on with the old stadium that Titans ownership says needs replacing. Titans ownership has gone from renovating a 23-year-old stadium ...

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Dogecoin Falls Below 100 EMA; DOGE pursues consolidation

The first thing that started to excite investors with volatility and rising prices, Dogecoin was a king of those things in 2021. With a 160x move in the first four months of 2021, expectations were skyrocketing for DOGE. Alternatively, any holder would be a fool to continue expecting an uptrend even after such a huge move. As profit bookings began ...

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Tennessee teacher’s aide arrested for statutory rape of student

WHITE HOUSE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Sumner County teacher’s aide has been arrested after it was discovered she allegedly had a sexual relationship with a student. Shaundra Cartwright, 42, was taken into custody on Tuesday after a months-long investigation. On June 8, the Millersville Police Department was contacted by a concerned family member of a 17-year-old boy regarding a sexual ...

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Man arrested after shooting gun, making threats outside Cleveland, Tennessee, Walmart

Doyle Herron/Mugshot courtesy of Bradley County Sheriff’s Office A man was arrested Tuesday night after making threats and shooting a gun in the air outside a Walmart in Cleveland, Tenn., according to a press release from the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office. At 5:06 p.m. Cleveland Police were dispatched to an armed subject/possible active shooter incident at the Walmart at 2300 ...

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Centerstone Announces Data Breach | Console and Associates, PC

On August 5, 2022, Centerstone confirmed that the company suffered a data breach after an unauthorized party gained access to sensitive consumer data contained on Centerstone’s network through compromised employee email accounts. According to Centerstone, the breach resulted in the compromise of some patients’ names, addresses, social security numbers, dates of birth, customer identification numbers, medical diagnosis and treatment information, ...

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Amino Silicone Oil Market 2022 Industry Overview By Key Players – DuPont, Wacker, Momentive, Shin-Etsu – Journal l’Action Régionale

MarketsandResearch.biz last article, named Global Amino Silicone Oil Market from 2022 to 2028, gives an examination of the market from within and without that covers many spaces of item representation, the division of the market based on an assortment of pointers, and, therefore, the current market scene. A SWOT examination, a practical study of speculation and a venture capital return ...

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Lee Cabinet Member Named President of Northeast State Community College – TNJTNJ

Jeff McCord, the commissioner of the Department of Labor and Labor in Governor Bill Lee’s administration, has been named president of Northeast State Community College. NASHVILLE (August 8, 2022) – The Tennessee Board of Regents today unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Jeff McCord as the next president of Northeast State Community College, effective September 30. Dr. McCord, currently commissioner ...

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Jerry Summers: Judge Robert Love Taylor (1899-1987) was both admired and feared

If there ever was a more complex and controversial member of the Tennessee federal judiciary than Judge Robert Love Taylor who served as United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee from 1950 to 1987, his identity does not has not been revealed. To some like Chief Justice Warren Burger of the United States Supreme Court, Justice Taylor ...

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Good Fundraising Times: The Future Is Here

By Saad and Shaw Life is changing faster than ever. Sometimes it feels like the ways we’ve planned for the future just aren’t working. For many of us, we live in the moment and occasionally engage in future planning; usually when life forces us to. But what if we had a new way of simultaneously engaging with the here and ...

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Rest in Peace Larry Wallace

Athens and Tennessee lost a great friend and longtime public servant when Larry Wallace died Saturday afternoon. The 1962 McMinn County High School graduate began his law enforcement career with the Athens Police Department in 1964. He joined the Tennessee Highway Patrol in 1967 and was appointed special agent for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation in 1973. He took a ...

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Former TBI Highway Patrol Director Larry Wallace Dies at 97; Assisted Chattanooga and Cleveland police

One of Tennessee’s most distinguished lawmen has passed away. Ancient TBI Director Larry Wallace died Thursday at his home in Athens, Tennessee, after a short battle with cancer. The Athens native led the TBI from 1992 to 2003. He also led the Tennessee Highway Patrol and later aided the Chattanooga and Cleveland Police Departments. Former Cleveland Mayor Tom Rowland said, ...

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Carlyle Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CG) largest shareholder sells $668,637.04 worth of stock

Carlyle Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CG – Get Rating) largest shareholder Carlyle Group Inc. sold 14,852 shares of the company in a trade that took place on Wednesday, August 3. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.02, for a total value of $668,637.04. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 41,656,293 shares of the company, valued at $1,875,366,310.86. ...

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Chicago Bears update the status of former Tennessee star Velus Jones Jr.

Chicago Bears wide receiver Velus Jones Jr. missed practice for the second straight day on Saturday. Subsequently, Matt Eberflus provided an update on the former Tennessee star status in the future. Jones is day to day with an unspecified injury, Eberflus told reporters. The news came amid a tough news day for the Bears’ receiver corps, as confirmed by Eberflus. ...

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Is it too late to arbitrate? Supreme Court clarifies test for determining whether a party has waived its right to arbitration | Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Construction and procurement law news, Q2 2022 When a party brings a lawsuit despite agreeing in the contract to arbitrate the dispute, the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) allows the defending party to file a motion to stay or suspend the lawsuit and compel the matter to arbitration. Although the defending party may request that a court send the case to ...

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Tells Parents To Download SafeTN App For Back To School – Clarksville Online

Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Security and Homeland Security have urged Tennessee residents to prepare for the new school year by downloading the SafeTN application. “Every Tennessean has an active role to play in keeping the school safe, and that starts with downloading the Safe TN app,” Lee said. “As ...

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Female Infertility Treatment Drugs Market is Booming Globally 2022-2028 | Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Merck & Co., Inc.

Rising cases of female infertility are expected to drive the development of the global female infertility treatment drugs market over the forecasted period. According to National Vital Statistics Reports of January 2018, the Absolute Maturity Rate (ARR) in 2016 was approximately 1,820.5 births per 1,000 women, which was down 1% from 2015, which was approximately 1,843.5 births per 1,000 women ...

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Williamson voters decide next school board members

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WTVF) – Over the past school year, members of the Williamson County School Board have dealt with parents concerned about textbooks, critical race theory, masking and individual family choice. Those issues have crept into the race this year for peer districts, with each council member facing a challenger and an open seat. One evening, Williamson County found itself ...

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Transgender kid sues Tennessee school toilet law

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A transgender child and her parents sued the Tennessee Department of Education Thursday over a law prohibiting transgender students and staff from using school restrooms or locker rooms that correspond to their gender identity. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Nashville by a student identified only as DH. The complaint states that DH was ...

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Kansas’ Top Sports Betting Apps Launching This Fall

Surrounded by sports betting states to the north and east, Tennessee will see growth in the west as Kansas plans to launch online and retail sports betting this fall. Sports betting in Kansas has been technically legal since July 1, 2022, after being enacted in May. Kansas sportsbook law allows each of the state’s four casinos to partner with up ...

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Global Plant Organic Fertilizer Market Outlook by 2028 – Shanghaiist

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FirstBank Elects Bill Carpenter as Chairman of the Board

Stuart McWhorter resign as director NASHVILLE, Tenn., August 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Stuart McWhorter resigns as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nashvillebased at FB Financial Corporation. He joins the Governor by Bill Lee administration and replacement Bob Rolfe as Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. FirstBank Elects Bill Carpenter as Chairman of the Board ...

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Middle Tennessee Electric halts disconnections and waives late fees throughout August amid continued heat wave, driving up VAT fuel costs

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) will take unprecedented action in August to help relieve pressure on its members from increased consumption and rising fuel costs from TVA, the co-op’s electricity provider. “The weather is out of everyone’s control, and the TVA fuel cost adjustment is out of MTE’s control,” said MTE CEO Chris Jones. “Unfortunately, both will impact ...

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“It helps a lot” | Mother of 5 reacts to start of grocery store sales tax suspension

Knoxville, Tenn. (WVLT) – In March, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee proposed a suspension of the state’s 4% food sales tax through August. The state legislature agreed with Governor Lee that the people of Tennessee needed a break as inflation rose. Monday marked the start of that suspension, leaving grocers anticipating a resumption of business. “Many, many, yes, we had some ...

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Reviews | Wisconsin has a chance to stand up for victims of sex trafficking. He must.

Comment this story Comment Sara Kruzan, Stoneleigh Fellow of Human Rights for Kids, is the author of “I Cried to Dream Again: Trafficking, Murder, and Deliverance – A Memoir”.” In 2008, Wisconsin lawmakers wisely attempted to protect victims of child sex trafficking by passing a law stating that victims who commit crimes as a “direct result” of trafficking can use ...

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Wooded Rapist hires new lawyer seeking to overturn convictions

The so-called “Wooded Rapist” was like a shadow – assaulting women and always one step ahead of the police. The sexual predator terrorized much of Middle Tennessee for more than a decade before he was finally caught. He appealed and lost, but Jason Burdick isn’t giving up trying to overturn his beliefs. This attempt is different from his previous unsuccessful ...

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Merging Modesto and Salida Fire May Work If Politics Gone

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide insights into issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. On July 21, 2022, the American Legion Memorial Hall in Tuolumne River Regional Park in Modesto burned down. Modesto Fire Department Some who remember the ill-fated former merger of the Salida and Modesto firefighters ...

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The Isaiah 117 house at the Chambliss Center will be a refuge for children entering foster care

Children entering Hamilton County’s foster care system will soon have a greater place of refuge while waiting to be placed in foster care. In June, officials at the Chambliss Children’s Center opened Isaiah 117 House, a network of transitional shelters intended to bridge the gap between the parental home from which at-risk children are removed and the foster home that ...

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