Tennessee Agencies Offer Public Health Spending Proposals For Upcoming Federal Relief | Tennessee

(The Center Square) – Agencies in Tennessee this week showcased public health investment projects that would be eligible for US Federal Rescue Assistance (ARPA) funding. The state’s Financial Stimulus Accountability Group met with public health officials for two days to hear their proposals on how to spend the second half of ARPA’s upcoming $ 3.7 billion in Tennessee. The second ...

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Promotions, hires, achievements and company news

Here’s a look at promotions, hires, movers and news on the Memphis area business scene.: Bank of America appointed Trevia Chatman as chairman of Bank of America Memphis. where she will be responsible for connecting the banking and investment resources offered by the bank’s eight business lines to people and businesses in the region. Chatman joined the bank in 2018 ...

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South Dakota AG joins 22 states in opposing federal intervention in state electoral law

PIERRE, SD – South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg joined with 22 other state attorneys general in opposing the John Lewis Voting Advancement Act, or HR 4. The letter is addressed to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Minority leaders Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell and expresses concern about the impact the legislation would have ...

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CF COVID death toll rises to 95 | Coronavirus news

Franklin County has now recorded a total of 95 deaths from COVID-19 with one new death in the region reported by the Tennessee Department of Health on Wednesday. It was the second COVID death reported in Franklin County in September. The county now has 7,248 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in total, including 6,628 as cured or inactive on Wednesday, ...

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TN Department of Education relaunches COVID dashboard after delay, increasing cases in schools

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WKRN) – The Tennessee Department of Education has relaunched its COVID-19 data dashboard giving parents a clearer picture of what’s going on in their child’s school. The portal comes as the community spread of COVID hovers around the highest level ever in the state. After a few weeks of delay, people can now see how many positive cases ...

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No.19 Virginia Tech beats Middle Tennessee 35-14

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) – Raheem Blackshear rushed for two touchdowns to lead No.19 Virginia Tech to a 35-14 victory over Middle Tennessee on Saturday. The Hokies (2-0) scored on their first three possessions of the second half, including back-to-back touchdowns from Blackshear, in a game they led 14-7 at halftime. Virginia Tech opened the game when Jalen Holston scored on ...

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Mask Mandate Hearing Raises “Separate But Equal” Issue for Tennessee Students With Disabilities

Schools can use creative schedules to comply with the Tennessee governor’s order that allows families to opt out of mask warrants in schools while protecting the rights and health of immunocompromised students, the lawyer argued Jim Newsome at a hearing Thursday. Newsome, lawyer for the defendant Gov. Bill lee, was among the parties presenting their cases in a Memphis courtroom ...

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More California Headquarters Choose to Move to Tennessee | WJHL

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WKRN) – New research shows the Volunteer State is the second most popular destination for businesses fleeing California, just behind Texas. Kaiser Aluminum, Oracle and Mitsubishi, among the most recent and popular additions, will soon be additions to our state. “Life has become difficult for people in California and they love the culture and lifestyle of Middle Tennessee ...

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