Author Archives: John C. Wisniewski

Thousands of veterans flood VA with claims for toxic exposure benefits, health care – Tennessee Lookout

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is processing applications at the fastest rate in its history, hoping to avoid a large backlog as hundreds of thousands of veterans apply for health care and benefits under of the landmark Toxic Substances Exposure Act passed earlier this year. The day after President Joe Biden signed the bill in August, veterans ...

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Tenn lawmakers plead for DCS assistance

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – The death of a toddler who was placed in a rehabilitation center with his parents by the Department of Children’s Services (DCS) is the tipping point for county state lawmakers from Shelby. They’re asking Tennessee Governor Bill Lee to dip into the state’s $1 billion budget surplus to give DCS more money to address serious issues ...

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Liberty Mutual balks at $42 million settlement from TeamHealth in Whistleblower case

New You can now listen to the Insurance Journal articles! A subsidiary of Liberty Mutual Insurance is asking a federal court to exonerate it from liability for part of a multimillion-dollar settlement against one of the nation’s largest emergency drug providers, arguing that the fraud is not covered by the E&O policy and the health care company has caused it ...

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Odessa Kelly cites white supremacy after losing House race to Tenn.

Odessa Kelly was on track to become the first openly gay black woman elected to represent Tennessee in the United States House. On election night, as the votes were being counted, Kelly saw that dream slip away from her. “The loss didn’t come because I’m an openly gay black woman in the South, the loss came because of racism,” Kelly ...

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The Capital Quest | The Rohatyn Group enters Africa with the acquisition of Ethos Private Equity

Private equity investor focused on emerging markets and real assets, The Rohatyn Group (TRG), which previously took over Citigroup’s private equity investment franchise more than a decade ago, has installed in Africa with a definitive agreement to acquire Ethos Private Equity. The development comes just over a week after Ethos, a South African private equity firm, said its medium-sized team ...

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Planned Parenthood Abortion Rights Advocates Walk Through Tennessee

The timing couldn’t have been sharper. Francie Hunt, in the midst of a ‘pilgrimage’ from Memphis to Johnson City to raise awareness of the fight for abortion rights, was approaching the Planned Parenthood Clinic in Knoxville when the news broke identify the man responsible for burning him to ashes on December 31, 2021. It highlighted how she had thought about ...

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Tennessee Supreme Court Strikes Down Law Imposing Life Sentences on Child Homicide

Tennessee Supreme Court spoke out on Friday against a state law imposing life sentences on perpetrators of juvenile homicide, saying it was ‘cruel and unusual punishment’ and a violation of the eighth amendment. In the 21-page opinion, the judges noted that Tennessee was the only state in the nation requiring offenders to serve more than 50 years in prison before ...

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Bitcoin Consolidates Below Critical Support Turned Resistance

After last week’s heckling over the FTX Drama (which incidentally only intensified), Bitcoin shot down like a comet, taking the entire crypto market with it. Many large caps posted sub-double-digit losses while micro-caps were completely destroyed. In the days following the announcement of FTX’s major bankruptcy, Bitcoin observed some (rather suspicious) price trends, which can only be attributed to price ...

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‘An MRI for traffic:’ Open road trials to better help live congestion on I-24

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – An open road test rig, the first of its kind, is now live on Interstate 24. It’s the only one like it in the country. The Tennessee Department of Transportation expects to bring researchers, automakers and technology companies to Nashville to test the future of transportation in a real environment. The first experience takes place this ...

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35 Historic Preservation Grants Announced in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Historic preservation officials announced 35 grants totaling nearly $900,000 for projects across Tennessee. The State Historic Preservation Office said Wednesday that federally funded matching grants provide 60% of project funds from the Federal Historic Preservation Fund with 40% of recipient project funds. Requests for project funding totaled nearly $1.2 million, more than the amount of funds ...

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Former Jaguars kicker Josh Lambo to make Tennessee Titans debut after Urban Meyer lawsuit dismissed

In the same week as a judge dismissed Josh Lambo’s lawsuit against the Jacksonville Jaguars for emotional distress caused by Urban Meyer, the former franchise kicker is set to make his debut with the Jaguars’ biggest rival. Lambo signed to the Tennessee Titans’ 53-man roster on Wednesday and is expected to kick for them against the Green Bay Packers on ...

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Split-screen appears as Biden convenes crisis talks while Trump prepares campaign announcement

Biden, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, right, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gather to hold an ’emergency’ meeting to discuss a missile strike on Polish territory near the border with Ukraine , on the sidelines of the G20 leaders’ summit in Nusa Dua, on the Indonesian island of Bali, on November 16. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) White House officials were ...

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Detroit council to vote on future names of two high schools

Enter the cafeteria of the East English Village Preparatory Academy and you will see a banner hanging from the banister of a staircase, exclaiming in the school’s colors corn and blue: “Pride of the East Side”. The slogan pays homage to the former Finney High School, which once stood on the same lot near Warren and Cadieux. Finney, which closed ...

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5 former Tennessee hospital workers charged with HIPAA violations

Authorities say the former employees sold patient data to a man who then sold it to personal injury lawyers and chiropractors. Memphis, TN – A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted five former Methodist Hospital employees for violating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The US Department of Justice (DOJ) alleges that former employees sold patient data to ...

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Hooker wins an additional trio of weekly honors

Soccer November 14, 2022 Knoxville, Tenn. — Tennessee redshirt senior quarterback Hendon Hooker added three awards to his long list of weekly accolades for the 2022 campaign, claiming Reese’s Bowl of the Week Senior Offensive Player, the Manning Star of the Week Award and the Davey O’Brien Great Recognition Award 8 List ...

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Governor Proclaims Tennessee Forest Products Week | Agriculture

In a recent proclamation Tennessee Forest Products Governor Bill Lee encouraged residents to recognize and “celebrate our forests and the renewable resources they provide as an important part of the history, economy, culture and well -being of our State”. According to a statement from the governor’s office, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDF) Forestry Division is celebrating with the Tennessee ...

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Marietta and Cincinnati Railroad once provided a vital link | News, Sports, Jobs

A stone arch supported the eastern end of the bridge over Walsh Road. (Photo by Art Smith) Long before Marietta had ribbons of concrete and asphalt going in all directions, she had ribbons of steel to bring people and goods to and from the city. One of the first ventures was the Marietta and Cincinnati Railroad ...

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UT MARTIN ASSIGNED TO ANNOUNCE PASSING OF COL. BILL KALER

History links MARTIN, TN – The University of Tennessee at Martin mourns the passing of Col. Bill Kaler, a 2014 inductee into the school’s Athletics Hall of Fame who dedicated 46 years of service to campus. He was 88 years old. After a 27-year career as a military officer, Kaler left the Pentagon for UT Martin in ...

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Tennessee is the epicenter of U.S. flu cases as flu vaccinations lag

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – There is disturbing news about the spread of the flu across the state. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Tennessee is currently among three flu virus epicentres across the country, experiencing the highest levels of flu virus spread in the country. The other states are Alabama and South Carolina. On top of that statistic, ...

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TN GOP leaders propose ‘strongest legislation in the nation’ on care for transgender youth

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — New legislation went down the pike on Wednesday on care for transgender children in Tennessee. “We will make performing any type of irreversible surgery or medical procedure on a minor a prohibited medical practice, if it is based on gender identity,” said Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson ( R-Franklin). Johnson, alongside House Majority Leader William Lamberth ...

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Erwin and Unicoi elect BMA members

Erwin Record Photo by Bryan Stevens • The final election of the 2022 cycle is now one for the history book. From staff reports In Tennessee’s last election in 2022, voters in the towns of Erwin and Unicoi headed to the polls on Tuesday, November 8 to elect representatives to their respective mayoral and aldermen councils. In Erwin, Angie Wilcox ...

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ACCEL ENTERTAINMENT, INC. : Change of Directors or Principal Officers (Form 8-K)

Item 5.02. Departure of directors or certain managers; Election of directors; Appointment of certain officers; Compensatory provisions of certain executives. (vs) On November 9, 2022, Accel Entertainment, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that Christie Kozlik44 years old, was appointed to the position of Accounting Director, as of November 9, 2022and will assume the role of Senior Accountant. Ms Kozlikpreviously served as ...

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2022 Tennessee gubernatorial race election results: Governor Bill Lee wins

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee won a quick victory on Tuesday, comfortably securing a second term after spending little time on the campaign trail and barely engaging with his Democratic opponent. The Associated Press called the race at 7:02 p.m., minutes after polls closed in Tennessee, prompting cheers at Lee’s Franklin-based watch party. “The people have spoken,” Lee said in a ...

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10 quick facts after Sunday’s Week 9 win over Tennessee

It was by far the longest play of Gray’s young career. 5. A total of 11 different players caught an assist for the Chiefs on Sunday. Mahomes found 11 pass catchers for completions in Sunday’s game: Travis Kelce 10 times, wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster 10 times, Mecole Hardman six times, tailback Jerick McKinnon six times, Noah Gray three times, wide ...

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Despite loss, Hooker could still be Heisman’s favorite

Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Hendon Hooker has been the Heisman favorite for some time now. However, Georgia’s dominating 27-13 victory over Tennessee on Saturday showed that Hooker was not immune to the Bulldogs’ elite defense. Will Hooker’s struggles between hurdles hamper his Heisman Trophy hopes? While Ohio State’s CJ Stroud might finish with a perfect record, history still turns in favor ...

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The last time Tennessee was ranked No. 1: Remembering Volunteers’ 1998 season at the peak of college football

Tennessee is No. 1 again. The Volunteers are No. 1 in the first set of college football playoff rankings. Tennessee is also ranked No. 2 in the AP poll and No. 3 in the coaches’ poll, but a win over No. 3 Georgia on Saturday would end the debate for another week. At this point, Tennessee would be No. 1 ...

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Florida Bans Transgender Health Treatments for Minors

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Transgender children in Florida will be banned from receiving hormones or undergoing surgery to treat gender dysphoria under a rule approved Friday by state medical officials on demand of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The Florida Board of Medicine and the State Board of Osteopathic Medicine voted at a joint meeting in Lake Buena Vista to finalize ...

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Tennessee Governor Calls to Investigate System Defenders Who Allegedly Enabled Eliza Fletcher’s Murder

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – Criminal Justice and Victim Advocacy Groups want accounts and answers after the kidnapping and murder of Memphis jogger Eliza Fletcher. Lawyers say the system failed to protect her from Cleotha Abston-Hendersonthe man accused in the case. On Friday morning, Henderson will be back in court, but not for the Fletcher case. He faces charges of rape ...

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Digging into the Kroger/Alberson merger: Q&A with Placer.ai’s RJ Hottovy

On October 14, 2022, Kroger and Albertson’s Cos. announced a merger valued at more than $20 billion. The news, perhaps unsurprisingly, raises concerns about antitrust violations and union issues. Still, a recent article published by Placer.ai reported that the merger (if it goes through) will allow both companies to cut costs and compete with retail and online giants. Connect CRE ...

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TDOT wants the public’s help in naming four snow plows across Tennessee

Winter is coming and so are the snow plows. Is it just us, or do you walk past a plow and giggle “There’s Betty Whiteout”? The Tennessee Department of Transportation wants to make your fleeting thought a reality. For the first time, Tennesseans have the ability to name four snow plows to the state fleet. “Our hard-working snow plows have ...

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Jeffery Simmons on Contract Chatter: ‘Next Story’

NASHVILLE — Jeffery Simmons didn’t want his contract situation to become history this past offseason. So he said several times that he didn’t want to talk on this subject. Recently, the problem has arisen again. He talked about it. Simmons spoke about it in an interview with The Athletic for a story that suggested he should be paid for what ...

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Sumner County Commission faces scrutiny over First Amendment issues

The Sumner County Commission adopted a preamble to its standing rules and procedures document in October. The preamble stated that the commission would act and reflect “Judeo-Christian values”. First Amendment experts and the county’s own attorney say it violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. A Tennessee County is under scrutiny for adopting a preamble to an official document ...

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TN Governor attends Innovation Center opening and answers questions ahead of election

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – It was a human moment in the midst of an otherwise busy season for Governor Bill Lee (R-Tennessee). “Maria is fine,” Lee said. “She’s in the middle of treatment, and she especially wants people to know how grateful she is for the outreach, for the prayers. We had a huge reach. In August, Lee’s wife, First ...

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Food Extrusion Market Size Expected To Reach USD 118.63 Billion By 2028 | Beneficial market research

Vantage Market Research analyzes that the Food extrusion market which was worth USD 68.32 billion in 2021, would reach USD 118.63 billion by 2028 growing at a CAGR of 7.11% during the forecast period 2022 to 2028. A qualitative research study is accompanied by more than 115 market data tables, pie charts, graphs and figures spread over several pages and ...

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Man Who Attacked President Pelosi’s Husband Wanted To Break His Kneecaps, Says DOJ – Tennessee Lookout

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department on Monday announced federal charges against the man who allegedly broke into U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco home and attacked her 82-year-old husband with a hammer. If convicted, David DePape could face up to 50 years in prison. The complaint from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and affidavit on the alleged crime, ...

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Tennessee QB Hendon Hooker emerges as Heisman betting favorite

Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker has become the consensus betting favorite to win the Heisman Trophy ahead of the Volunteers’ showdown at No. 1 Georgia on Saturday. Hooker edged Ohio State quarterback CJ Stroud in Heisman odds over the weekend and is now a tied favorite at Caesars Sportsbook. Stroud is the second pick at +180, followed by Michigan running back ...

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Former TN first lady Leslee ‘Honey’ Alexander dies at 77

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Former first lady of Tennessee Leslee Kathryn Buhler Alexander, known as Honey, has died at the age of 77, according to a family statement. In a statement, the Alexander family said the former first lady died Oct. 29 surrounded by her family at their home in Maryville. Honey was the wife of former Tennessee Governor and ...

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Tennessee vs Kentucky prediction, odds, line: Week 9 2022 college football picks, best bets by proven pattern

The No. 3-ranked Tennessee Volunteers will be looking to stay undefeated when they take on the No. 19 Kentucky Wildcats as they meet in a key SEC East Division game on Saturday night. The Volunteers (7-0, 3-0) are off to their best start since going undefeated and winning the national championship in 1998. Tennessee is coming off a 65-24 win ...

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DOGE Price crosses 10 cents, Where NEXT?

In a previous article, we raised the flag on Dogecoin prices. The reason for adding DOGE to our radar had to do with bullish sentiments in the crypto market as well as strong fundamentals. They seem to have had a positive impact on DOGE investors. Why is Doge standing? Where will DOGE reach next? Let’s analyze in this DOGE price ...

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Judge rules on custody of Tennessee inmate who severed penis

NASHVILLE, TN — A Tennessee judge on Friday ordered prison officials to provide better care to a death row inmate held under duress after cutting off his penis. Maximum-security Riverbend Institution must provide clothing and other necessities to Henry Hodges while he recovers, but may keep him immobilized for his safety, Davidson County Chancellor, I. ‘Ashea Myles. Hodges has been ...

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Mississippi government to push for total elimination of income tax

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves has vowed to push for a complete elimination of state income tax in the 2023 legislative session. The move would make Mississippi the 10th state with no income tax. Addressing a crowd of business leaders Thursday at an event hosted by the state Chamber of Commerce, Reeves touted “the biggest tax cut in Mississippi history during ...

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Mississippi should eliminate income tax, Governor Tate Reeves says – Reuters

Mississippi should eliminate income tax, says Governor Tate Reeves Published on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 9:39 p.m. Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves has vowed to push for a complete elimination of state income tax in the 2023 legislative session. The move would make Mississippi the 10th state with no income tax. Addressing a crowd of business leaders Thursday at an ...

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Dometic presents the findings of a new report on post-pandemic food

Stockholm, Sweden, Oct. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A new report, with data from a multi-year independent study, reveals the latest developments in the European food delivery industry post-pandemic. The results suggest that restaurants, food delivery platforms and grocery delivery services should stay focused on improving customer experience to capitalize on the gradual growth of the European market. “2022 Food ...

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Football hosts Tennessee Tech for family weekend

History links Tweet #LOYAtTRUE Eastern Illinois (2-5, 1-1 OVC) vs. Tennessee Tech (1-6, 0-3 OVC)O’Brien Field (10,000) • Charleston, Illinois.October 29, 2022 • 2 p.m. • Television: ESPN+ EIU Game Notes | TTU Game Notes | Listen Live | Live Statistics | Watch on ESPN+ NOTES TO KNOW• Eastern Illinois and Tennessee Tech are both looking ...

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TN mayor pushes for $15 minimum wage to help with rising cost of living

SHELBY COUNTY, Tennessee (WKRN) — The Shelby County mayor wants to see Tennessee more than double its minimum wage in the next legislative session. Although a similar bill doesn’t make it out of the subcommittee in March, Mayor Lee Harris hopes the rising cost of daily consumer goods will convince state lawmakers to pass a $15 minimum wage. time. Tennessee ...

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Elections Could Impact Abortion Access in These States

(The hill) – When the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June, she propelled abortion to the center of many midterm races. Many Democrats have made abortion rights a central issue in their campaigns, calling the GOP-backed restrictions out of step with the majority of Americans, who generally support some legal access to the procedure. Most Republican House and ...

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Time and How to Watch Season 8 Episode 7

TV Bachelor in Paradise continues its journey with the arrival of the seventh episode of the eighth season. Last week we saw new girls arrive on the island paradise and a lot of drama ensued, so it’s time to scoop up the chaos. Here, find out how to watch Monday’s show. By Ariadna Pinheiro October 23, 2022 3:04 p.m. EDT ...

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TN Treasurer returns $9,400 in unclaimed property to Cocke County | Tennessee State Titles

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Tennessee Titans cast a wide net in search of DB

NASHVILLE — No one can say the Tennessee Titans haven’t tried — and aren’t continuing to try — to solve their pass coverage issues. Since returning from last Sunday’s opening date to the schedule, the Titans have signed one defensive back – Josh Thompson – to the active roster and added two more – Kyron Brown and Steven Parker – ...

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Todd Estep shares his goals as a public defender | Local News

Defendants in Greene County criminal cases without the resources to hire an attorney often rely on a public defender to ensure they are represented in court. This is where Todd Estep comes in. The experienced criminal defense attorney recently began an eight-year term as a public defender for the 3rd Judicial District after serving as an assistant public defender in ...

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Family of Missing Michigan Man Found Dead in Tennessee Seeking Justice and Reform

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – The mother of a Michigan man who disappeared in September and was found dead in a Tennessee field days later is not only seeking justice in her son’s case, but also seeking to amend laws to help the families of the disappeared. people file reports earlier. Andrew Anderson, 27, was last seen by his friends on ...

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Low Voltage Harmonic Filter Market 2022 Key Trends – ABB, Schneider Electric, Eaton Corporation, Danfoss – Sioux City Catholic Globe

MarketsandResearch.biz studies on Global low voltage harmonic filters market from 2022 to 2028 to provide detailed market analysis with accurate estimates and projections, providing comprehensive strategic decision-making research solutions aimed at ensuring maximum clarity across all segments and industries. The report covers the Low Voltage Harmonic Filter market competitiveness, numerous variables contributing to market growth, characteristics related to market segmentation, ...

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EPA tells South Memphis residents there is little recourse to deal with toxic emissions – Tennessee Lookout

At the Monumental Baptist Church in South Memphis, local residents lined up to tell federal officials how cancer possibly linked to their environment had taken away loved ones, friends and family. Officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency traveled to town to inform residents of the possible deadly consequences of living near Tennessee Sterilization Services, a facility that has been ...

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Rare turtle found in Tennessee may become an endangered species

by: Dolan Reynolds Job : October 19, 2022 / 9:07 p.m. EDT Updated: October 19, 2022 / 9:07 p.m. EDT (WGHP) – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday that it will consider making the southern population of the bog tortoise imperiled under the Endangered Species Act. The agency now has a year to make a decision on protecting ...

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A Greene County boy accused of killing his brother and grandmother with a hammer is to stand trial as an adult.

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) – A 16-year-old boy charged with kill his little brother and grandma with a hammer in April will be tried as adults, according to an Oct. 11 Greene County Juvenile Court order. Jessie Allen (Photo: Fall Branch School) Documents identify the first-degree homicide suspect as Jordan Allen, who police say killed 7-year-old Jessie Allen and 59-year-old Sherry ...

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Democrats tie Republican fundraising in top Middle Tennessee races

Heidi Campbell edged Andy Ogles by a nearly 2-1 margin in the race for the 5th congressional district. Odessa Kelley has raised more than U.S. Rep. Mark Green this quarter, but lags in total money brought in this cycle. Governor Bill Lee has narrowly raised more money than Democrat Jason Martin, but still holds a sizable financial advantage. Democrats in ...

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State Report Shows More Tennessee Children Arrested for Gun Crimes – FOX13 News Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Internal Tennessee state documents obtained by FOX13 reveal crime statistics in Memphis. Reports show that 1,324 firearms were stolen from vehicles in 2020. In 2021, 2,023 firearms were stolen from vehicles, resulting in a 52.8% increase. Reports show that 3,865 firearms were seized in 2021. This number increased to 4,791 in 2022, resulting in a 23.9% increase. ...

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Tennessee neighbors unite to save decades-old tree

ANTIOCH, Tenn. (WKRN) — The circle of life was supposed to end for one particular oak tree. “I was kind of… kinda upset,” Rodney Bates said. At least that’s how Bates felt when he drove by last week and saw a crew cutting the branches off the tree. “He said we were ordered to cut down the tree,” Bates said. ...

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NFL World reacts to Davante Adams discipline news

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – SEPTEMBER 25: Davante Adams #17 of the Las Vegas Raiders lines up for a fourth quarter play against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium on September 25, 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) Dylan Buell/Getty Images Davante Adams shoved a cameraman after the Raiders’ loss to the Chiefs on Monday night, but he won’t ...

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Foundation sets a goal of $185,000 during its annual campaign | News, Sports, Jobs

Front row are WMHF Executive Director Patricia Gaughan DiPalma, Kathryn Bronstein, PhD, WMHF President and Foundation Board Members Rose Van Volkenburg, Chris Adams, WMHF Treasurer, back row : Jon Northrop, WMHF Vice President, Dan Hockings, Shara Post and Colleen Meeder, WMHF Secretary, welcome guests to the AHN Westfield Memorial – 80 Years of ‘Scaling Up’ event for ...

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture partnership will support farmers and expand access to local, nutritious foods – Clarksville Online

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) announces its participation in a program that will increase local food purchases from underserved farmers and growers in Tennessee and get it to those who need it most. TDA will participate in the Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement (LFPA) program, established by the Agricultural Marketing Service of the United States ...

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Tennessee Titans: Who can help the most by getting healthy?

NASHVILLE — For injured players, this week’s opening date on the Tennessee Titans schedule didn’t make a big difference. “They have a responsibility to the football team that when they can’t play and do their job, they stay here and get treatment,” coach Mike Vrabel said Monday. “I don’t think they’re going to have much vacation.” The hope, however, is ...

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Mother of Chapel Hill train crash victims speaks out

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – A grieving mother has spoken with WSMV4 for the first time after the loss of her three children who were killed in a September train crash in Chapel Hill, Tennessee. Maria Celeste has 5 children and three of them; Duvraska, 22, Magyory, 25, and Jose, 29, are now gone, and it happened in one day. “They ...

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TN Governor Bill Lee Attends Volkswagen Unveiling of First Electric SUV in Chattanooga | Local News

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee was in town on Friday for the official launch of Volkswagen’s first electric SUV, the ID4. The ID4 was completely assembled here in Chattanooga. Governor Lee said he was impressed with the design inside and out after seeing it officially. “I went over there and opened the door and sat in it and it just makes ...

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Atlanta Medical closes ER before full shutdown

ATLANTA, GA – Beginning at 7 a.m. Friday, the emergency department of the Atlanta Medical Center no longer works, according to a notice from Wellstar Health System. Despite the backlash, Wellstar has been preparing for weeks to close the medical center completely. Fox 5 Atlanta previously reported that Wellstar lost over $100 million in 2021 via AMC. The medical center ...

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No. 3 Alabama-No. 6 Tennessee Highlights SEC Schedule

Alabama coach Nick Saban argues a pass interference call late in the second half of the team’s NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, in Tuscaloosa, To the. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt) hunt vasha PA A look at Week 7 of the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 3 Alabama (6-3, 3-0 SEC) at No. 6 ...

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Comparison of betting lines between Tennessee and Alabama

The third-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide faces its toughest challenge of the 2022-23 college football season so far when it visits the Tennessee Volunteers this Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The Volunteers are undefeated and ranked sixth overall in the nation and are looking to extend that streak at home against the Tide and make a case for a spot in the ...

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Tennessee Governor Pledges Millions to Fight Crime, Locally | Local News

Governor Bill Lee is making $100 million available to police departments and sheriff’s offices across the state to fund projects aimed at reducing crime rates. Chattanooga Police and the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office are set to receive nearly $2 million in public funding to help fight crime. Governor Bill Lee is making $100 million available to localities to “enhance public ...

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Why Crypto DOWN today? 3 big reasons…

The cryptocurrency market continues to consolidate as most cryptos turn red after a greenish week. Bitcoin has fallen over 4% since last week, returning to the 19K price zone. Ethereum also topped the price $1.3K lower, confirming its current sideways trend. Why is crypto down today? Will cryptocurrencies rise further? What happens to crypto Since July 2022, the crypto market ...

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Columbia police report nearly 11% reduction in crime in 2021

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released its annual Tennessee Crime Report, which showed crime in Colombia was down 10.98% from 2020-21. The report focuses primarily on Group A offenses, which include violent crimes, vandalism of property, burglary and narcotics offences. According to the report, 4,426 Grade A incidents were reported in 2020, with 3,940 reported in 2021. Columbia Police Chief ...

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Alabama football, the new normal, wins lousy. But Tennessee is next

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Jimbo Fisher extended his hand. Nick Saban shook it. The two coaches exchanged a few words which, from a distance, seemed quite pleasant. Fisher smiled at his former boss, then patted his arm. The pre-match encounter, though brief, felt familiar. It’s the usual midfield greeting between coaches before games across the country. This handshake was notable because ...

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California kids can now get free books thanks to Dolly Parton

A newly enacted bill will now provide millions of children in California with free books thanks to Dolly Parton. The law project, SB 1183was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom and will provide funding for Parton’s “Library of the Imagination” program, offering free books to children from birth to 5 years old. Pumpkin Patches to Visit in San Diego ...

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Shooting in East Knoxville leaves one dead, Knoxville Police Department investigates.

Knoxville, Tenn. (WATE) – A man has died after a shooting in East Knoxville according to the Knoxville Police Department. Around 11 a.m. Saturday, KPD officers responded to a reported shooting in the 2800 block of Linden Avenue, which is about four blocks from Chilhowee Park. When they arrived, they found a man who had been shot. Police said he ...

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children’s series focusing on the mussels of the Tennessee River | Local News

FLORENCE — The Florence Indian Mound Museum is hosting its ongoing series for young learners on October 15 focusing on the importance of the freshwater mussels of the Tennessee River and how they have been woven into history and Native American culture. × This page requires JavaScript. Javascript is required for you to play premium content. Please enable it in ...

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Vanderbilt to review gender-affirming surgeries for minors

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials at Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced Friday that they are suspending gender-affirming surgeries for minors to review their practices. The news, delivered in a letter sent to a lawmaker who demanded an end to operations, was made public on Friday afternoon. It comes amid growing political pressure from Republican leaders in Tennessee – many of ...

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VUMC Responds To Conservative Outrage Over Pediatric Transgender Clinic | Pith in the wind

Vanderbilt University Medical Center will temporarily suspend gender-affirming surgeries on patients under 18 after Tennessee Republicans and conservative media personalities recently called on the Vanderbilt Pediatric Transgender Clinic to cease operations. In a letter sent to Rep. Jason Zachary (R-Knoxville), C. Wright Pinson, deputy chief executive and health system director for VUMC, says that of the patients receiving transgender care, ...

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Court allows Texas judge to pray during hearings

The New Orleans court allowed a Texas judge to open his courtroom proceedings with a prayer. Texas judge Montgomery County Justice of the Peace Wayne Mack opened the proceedings from his courtroom with a few minutes of prayer. He invited religious leaders from the community to lead the prayer. In 2019, the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) claimed the invocations ...

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Dow Jones falls as jobs report looms; AMD warns, Elon Musk wins Twitter trial deadline

Dow Jones futures fell overnight, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures fell following a profit warning from AMD. The attempted stock market rally lost ground on Thursday, hitting short-term resistance ahead of Friday’s key jobs report. X Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his attorneys have made several claims related to the Twitter (TWTR) repurchase agreement. Meanwhile, the judge handling the ...

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US Department of Commerce Awards Funding for Entrepreneurship in TN

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – The University of Memphis and two organizations that encourage entrepreneurship in Tennessee have received a total of $4.2 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Commerce, officials said. The grants awarded by the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration are part of the so-called Build to Scale program, which awards funds to organizations that support ...

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Canine flu concerns lead to cancellation of canine events in central Tennessee

LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Inaugural Bark in the Boro, which is an event for dogs, was to be held this weekend at Middle Tennessee State University. However, organizers have announced that it will be rescheduled to allow time for the current canine flu outbreak to subside. Canine flu is highly contagious and can be spread through droplets in the ...

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