School board approves sportswear supplier for HCCA

The Christian County School Board on Thursday night approved a bid proposal from BSN Sports to provide high school athletic/extracurricular apparel and related services at Hopkinsville-Christian County Academy. Finance director Jessica Darnell says after she and sports director Kerry Stovall review offers from three different suppliers, they are recommending board approval to partner with BSN Sports for a contract five ...

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Legislation that will sanction and criminalize camping on TN public property begins July 1 without Governor Lee’s signature | WJHL

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — On July 1, a new law takes effect that will make camping on public property a crime in Tennessee. Many argue that the law directly targets the homeless population and will force them to move. At Brookemeade Park in West Nashville, a homeless camp overtook the property. There are needles and litter visible from the road. ...

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Connecticut man wanted for murder dies by suicide in Tennessee – Hartford Courant

A Connecticut man wanted on a warrant charging him with murder has committed suicide after being found in Tennessee, according to Bridgeport police. Police had an active warrant charging Glenn Pettway with murder in the May 28 death of Marisol Dumeng and received a tip that Pettway was hiding at a location in Jackson, Tennessee, police said. The U.S. Marshals ...

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With 8 returning starters, Titans hope for tougher defense

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — All-Pro safety Kevin Byard made it clear early in Tennessee’s offseason schedule that the Titans want to be the best defense in the NFL. Busy in the last stage of the off-season program, the veteran who is entering his seventh season does not see much. “I’m not necessarily going to set high expectations, although I said ...

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Two legal paths could determine when Tennessee bans abortions

If the United States Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, Tennessee’s “triggering law”, adopted in 2019, would enter into force 30 days after the decision is taken. If the law is activated, the Attorney General will notify the Tennessee Code Commission. Then, within 30 days of that notice, the state would have implemented an abortion ban. The measure would make ...

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Wilder Center shows that we are at a crossroads

Lisa Primm is the executive director of Disability Rights Tennessee. Jennifer Rodriguez is the Executive Director of the Youth Law Center. The state of Tennessee’s juvenile justice system is at a crossroads. A road perpetuates practices of abuse and neglect and is littered with children who suffer from bone and mental fractures and have long-term educational, medical and mental health ...

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Franklin Reveals $207 Million Budget for 2023: What’s Included

The City of Franklin unveiled its proposed $207 million budget for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. The budget includes increased tax revenue for the city, proposed wage increases for many city employees, and at least a fee increase for city residents. Here’s what you need to know about the new budget. Look at this:Tennessee found it hadn’t followed lethal injection rules ...

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After controversy, reshuffle at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

A reshuffle at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has resulted in the abrupt layoff of key management personnel after a month-long period in which the agency drew anger from Republican and Democratic lawmakers over plans to clear-cutting – and lost a major legal fight. Deputy Director Chris Richardson, once considered a candidate to lead the agency, Tracey Boyers, who served ...

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Tennessee removes sales tax on gold and silver, only eight states remain

Editor’s Note: With such volatility in the markets, stay up to date with daily news! Get our quick roundup of today’s must-see news and expert opinion in minutes. Register here! (Kitco News) – Gold and silver have taken another big step towards becoming legal tender in the United States. Prior to the Memorial Day long weekend, Tennessee Governor ...

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HNB signs partnership with PPOD Consultancies for capacity building and advising SME clients

* HNB signs partnership with PPOD Consultancies for capacity building and advising SME clients Sunday, May 29, 2022, 7:58 p.m. SL time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. May 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s leading private sector bank, HNB PLC, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with PPOD Consultancies, a leading people and process assessment consultancy in ...

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Several people hospitalized after shooting outside Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (KRON) – “Several” victims were taken to hospital after a shooting Saturday night in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the Chattanooga Police Department said in an email to KRON4. Officers said several parties exchanged gunfire and many people then fled the scene. The shooting at around 11:48 p.m. ET (8:48 p.m. local time) occurred at 100 Cherry Street in downtown Chattanooga, ...

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Why the Florida Gators are about to fall behind the Tennessee Vols

There is nothing more important to the success of a college football program than recruiting. Elite coaching doesn’t mean much without elite talent. And no one understands that better right now than Tennessee Vols. Tennessee takes advantage of the fact that players can earn money from their name, image and likeness. The Vols quarterback Hendon Hooker would earn more than ...

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Tennessee opens access to Narcan in hopes of saving lives

A change to Tennessee’s naloxone distribution law makes it easier for health care providers, community groups like churches and government institutions to distribute naloxone, a safe and effective overdose rescue medication. The change is expected to save lives amid a spike in overdose deaths. “This is fantastic news, especially in rural areas of the state where they would have limited ...

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Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE: SFE) Major shareholder buys $51,718.34 in stock

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE – Get Rating) principal shareholder Thomas A. Satterfield, Jr. purchased 13,646 shares of Safeguard Scientifics in a trade that took place on Wednesday, May 25. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $3.79 per share, for a total transaction of $51,718.34. Following completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 476,904 shares of ...

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Smiley drops political platform – Tennessee Lookout

On Friday, Memphis City Councilman JB Smiley, Jr. presented his policy platform in the Democratic contest for governor. “It’s time we did more than just identify the issues, but put a plan in place to address them in the future. With your help, we can create a better Tennessee together,” Smiley said in a press release. Smiley plans to focus ...

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Tennessee Bond Law: One Hurdle, Many More

Three years after passing through the legislature, Tennessee’s controversial private school voucher law has yet to provide a single eligible student with public funding to pay for their private education — a record that will be hard to change this fall. Despite a favorable ruling this month from the state’s highest court, Governor Bill Lee’s administration must clear many legal ...

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Hopeful gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams gets the comic book treatment

TidalWave Comics is proud to announce the addition of Stacey Abrams’ comic book to its popular “Female Force” series focused on female empowerment. “Female Force: Stacey Abrams” on sale now. TidalWave has been profiling politicians for over twelve years using the unique narrative properties of comic books. Politician and voting rights activist Stacey Yvonne Abrams has pledged to serve her ...

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Gilbert, Tennessee defeated Vanderbilt 10-1 in the SEC Tournament

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drew Gilbert went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and scored twice, five Tennessee pitchers combined to give up just five hits and the top-ranked volunteers beat No. 8 seed Vanderbilt 10- 1 Thursday night in the SEC tournament. Tennessee (50-7) plays the winner between 12th-seeded Kentucky and fourth-seeded LSU on Friday. The Commodores play the loser in ...

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New Tennessee Law Recognizes Anti-Zionism as Anti-Semitism | The Jewish Press – JewishPress.com | David Israel | 25 Iyyar 5782 – 26 May 2022

Photo credit: Governor Lee’s Facebook Tennessee Governor Bill Lee (right), September 25, 2021. Tennessee House Bill 2673, amending the Tennessee Code relating to anti-Semitism in education, was signed into law by Gov. Bill Lee (R) on Wednesday. The groundbreaking legislation describes anti-Israel statements as demonstrating anti-Semitic bias on the part of teachers in the classroom, from kindergarten to grade 12, ...

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Zeigler, Allen in GOP Runoff for Secretary of State | Tennessee News

By JAY REEVES, Associated Press Republican nominations for four statewide races were on the ballot Tuesday, along with a constitutional amendment to fund improvements to state parks and historic sites. Here is an overview of the main races: Incumbent state auditor Jim Zeigler and state Rep. Wes Allen qualified for the Republican primary runoff to succeed GOP incumbent John Merrill ...

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Teaching Black History to Prevent White Supremacist Violence

David Barber is a professor of history at the University of Tennessee at Martin. the cowardly killings of white supremacists in Buffalo stressed the importance of opposing white supremacist efforts to ban the teaching of black history, efforts that in Tennessee have borne fruit in two “education” laws passed over the past two years. White supremacy requires ignorance to survive. ...

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Applications, types and growing trends of the market, gross margin and market share 2028

The report named Global Robotic Patient Positioning System Market 2022 by Company, Regions, Type, and Application, forecast to 2028 is a broad audit of the market size and patterns with values. The report is a thorough report on worldwide market investigation and experiences. The report is an arrangement of itemized market outline dependent on sorts, application, patterns ...

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Mulehouse named Tennessee Music Pathways venue, the first in Colombia

Celebrating its first year in Colombia, The Mulehouse has joined the Tennessee Music Pathways list, which recognizes the state’s top music and entertainment venues. The Mulehouse is included alongside several historic Tennessee music venues, such as the Ryman Auditorium and the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, as well as Graceland in Memphis. It is also the first place in ...

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API Middle Tennessee Hosts API Heritage Month Arts Festival

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – A celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month was showcased across the visual, performing and culinary arts on Sunday. “We wanted to push people to really think about the food they eat, the images and the culture they see, and to really think about our people holistically, and just think beyond the things that they ...

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Offices including that of Secretary of State disputed in Alabama | Tennessee News

By JAY REEVES, Associated Press Campaigns for the United States Senate and governor have garnered the most attention ahead of Tuesday’s primary in Alabama, but five other statewide races are on the ballot. With multiple candidates in some races, some nominations may not be decided until the second round of elections scheduled for June 21. Here are some of the ...

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Tri-Cities Original: Wilson’s Barbershop in Elizabethton feels like stepping back in time | WJHL

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) — Haircuts change from year to year, as do the barbershops and beauty salons that were once the hub of most downtowns. But a Tri-Cities Original in downtown Elizabethton is run by barbers and stylists determined to preserve the past while staying in tune with the times. Tri-Cities Original: Campbell’s Morrell Music thriving after 38 years in ...

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The Roxy Regional Theater presents the 1950s rockabilly musical “Cry-Baby” June 3-18

By Donald groves The Roxy Regional Theater May 20, 2022 4:44 p.m. CLARKSVILLE, TN – Romeo and Juliet meets high school hellcats in the hit summer musical on the stage of Clarksville’s oldest professional theater. Based on the cult classic film by John Waters, Cry-Baby: The Musical Opening Friday, June 3 at 8:00 p.m. In keeping with the theater’s opening ...

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Sip across the state on the Tennessee Whiskey Trail

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – A trail dotting distilleries from Memphis to Bristol is growing, giving tourists and locals the chance to taste Tennessee whiskey and learn the craftsmanship behind each bottle. “There’s a huge amount of history that’s basically what makes up the spirit itself,” said Charity Toombs, marketing director for the Tennessee Whiskey Trail. “The distilleries will always tell ...

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New Bill Creates Tennessee Health Facilities Commission | Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP

In its recent legislative session, the Tennessee Legislature passed a invoice to create the Healthcare Facilities Commission, which combines the Healthcare Development Agency, which administers the Certificate of Need (“CON”) scheme, and the Healthcare Facilities Licensing Council of Tennessee. The actions and activities of the two previous Councils will now operate under one Commission. The law is expected to be ...

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FACTBOX-New US State Laws Targeting Transgender Youth

Conservative lawmakers passed a slew of bills aimed at transgender youth this year, including measures that ban classroom discussions about gender identity, block access to health care to help young people transition and limit sport participation. The Republican-sponsored legislation comes ahead of the 2022 midterm elections, with transgender rights emerging as a major front in America’s culture wars. Here are ...

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Three game-changing trends asset managers can’t ignore

Extraordinary global factors continue to alter the global financial landscape, including the effects of a once-in-a-century pandemic, European conflict-related instability and uncertainty, and inflation spurts not seen since. decades, to name a few. In this context, asset managers face greater challenges in identifying the themes that truly bring about major and lasting change within their industry. What are the major ...

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TN ranks first in firearm thefts from vehicles nationwide

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A new report on the increase in gun thefts from vehicles across the country shows that the Willing State ranks first when it comes to this crime nationwide. The new study by Everytown Research analyzed FBI crime data ranging from 2011 to 2020 in 38 US states that collectively cover 49 million people. The analysis found ...

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Tennessee ranks low for teacher pay. What can help with retention?

New rankings from the National Education Association place Tennessee near the bottom when it comes to the quality of our public school teachers’ compensation. Tennessee is ranked No. 42 in public teacher pay with an average of $52,871 in the 2020-21 school year, according to the report. The national average salary for public school teachers exceeded $65,000 in the same ...

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South Carolina is the latest state to enact a ban on transgender sports: NPR

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has quietly signed into law a bill banning transgender students from playing women’s or women’s sports in public schools and colleges. Jeffrey Collins/AP hide caption toggle caption Jeffrey Collins/AP South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has quietly signed into law a bill banning transgender students from playing women’s or women’s sports in public schools and colleges. ...

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Nissan plans third US plant to make electric vehicles, possibly in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Nissan is considering building a third manufacturing plant in the United States, and it may be located in Tennessee. The Associated Press reported that Nissan is considering adding a new auto plant in the United States to meet growing demand for electric vehicles. On Friday, Nissan chief operating officer Ashwani Gupta told reporters that the third ...

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Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month in East Tennessee

Approximately 18,000 people of Asian and Pacific Islander descent live in Knox, Sevier, and Blount counties. Knoxville, Tenn. — The month of May is dedicated to celebrating the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. According to the US Census Bureau, Asians and Pacific Islanders make up 2.6% of Tennessee’s population. That’s over 180,000 people. Approximately 18,000 people of Asian ...

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What type of weapon was used? What we know

On Saturday afternoon, a man seized a gun from his car, where he had stored two other guns, and opened fire on shoppers in and around a Buffalo Tops Friendly Markets store, killing 10 people and injuring three others. the suspected shooter, named Payton Gendron18, of Conklin, outside Binghamton, used an assault rifle in the attack, Buffalo police said, adding ...

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University of Tennessee plans to maintain tuition for another year

Facing the climb inflationthe University of Tennessee at Knoxville will recommend maintaining its tuition and fees for the third year in a row. Thanks to a $90 million investment in Tennessee universities and colleges across the state included in Governor Bill Lee’s budget, UT Knoxville won’t have to charge its students more when they return in the fall. The campus ...

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UT advances to Red Bull USA 3X quarterfinals

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Tennessee won all three games on Saturday and advanced to the women’s division quarter-final round at the 2022 Red Bull USA Basketball 3X Nationals at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. After dropping their opener against Iowa State on Friday night, 21-13, the Lady Vols bounced back to defeat Hoopers NY, 14-11; Unlimited athletes, ages 21-18; ...

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Tennessee Titans Rookie Minicamp Day 2: News, Notes, Video

Titans first-rounder Treylon Burks was back on the field after limited action on the first day of rookie camp. Caught two passes from Malik Willis (one in the middle in 11s, one in 7s). Dropped another in 7 seconds (McCreary on cover). — Ben Arthur (@benyarthur) May 14, 2022 Nicholas Petit-Frère spent a good 20 extra minutes after practice working ...

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Archives raise new questions about Oscar Franklin Smith’s execution plan

Governor Bill Lee halted the execution of Oscar Franklin Smith in late April, citing an oversight. Recently released recordings, including text messages, provide more information on what went wrong. Lee suspended all executions until this year and ordered an independent review. Public records released Friday raise new questions about the now-stayed execution of Oscar Franklin Smith and whether the Tennessee ...

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Deputy DA: Billy Anderson was on probation for attempted murder when he allegedly killed Brionah Tester | WJHL

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — A heavy pile of legal filings containing documents charging Billy Joe Anderson with multiple crimes lay on the table in front of a frustrated Assistant District Attorney General for the 1st Judicial District Dennis Brooks Friday morning. Eight cases for six crimes committed between September 2021 and January 2022 have been assigned to a grand ...

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Cincinnati Metro to hold job fair to find bus drivers

CINCINNATI — Metro will host a job fair this weekend in hopes of hiring dozens of new bus operators. The hiring goal is to enable the transit agency to move forward with plans to expand and improve bus service in the greater Cincinnati area. What do you want to know Metro will host a job fair this weekend as part ...

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Cincinnati Metro to host job fair to find bus drivers

CINCINNATI — Metro will host a job fair this weekend in hopes of hiring dozens of new bus operators. The hiring goal is to enable the transit agency to move forward with plans to expand and improve bus service in the greater Cincinnati area. What do you want to know Metro will host a job fair this weekend as part ...

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Knox County prosecutor says fentanyl is making its way to city from Detroit

Knoxville, Tenn. (WVLT) – According to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, a Detroit person was arrested in Knoxville earlier this week for attempting to purchase nearly three pounds of Fentanyl. District Attorney Charme Allen said that over the years fentanyl trafficking has tended to originate in Detroit. “Knoxville is very connected to Detroit with the drug trade. We regularly see ...

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Nurses to protest sentencing in Tennessee patient death case – KTSM 9 News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nurses traveled from across the country to demonstrate Friday outside the courtroom where a former Tennessee nurse was to be sentenced for causing the death of a patient. RaDonda Vaught was found guilty in March of criminally negligent homicide and gross negligence of an intoxicated adult after she accidentally administered the wrong medication. She faces up ...

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Tennessee GOP leaders don’t plan to ban birth control

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Top Republican leaders in Tennessee say they have no plans to ban contraceptives pending a U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether to overturn the landmark Roe case. v. Wade from 1973. Earlier this month, a leaked draft opinion suggested the nation’s top court was set to strike down a nationwide abortion right. The news quickly sparked ...

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P2P payment innovation in community banks

You’re going out to dinner with a friend and want to split the bill. But your friend uses a community bank and you use one of the major peer-to-peer (P2P) payment apps, so getting paid instantly online is complicated. Enter CHUCK, a new payment solution designed to open up closed networks like Zelle, PayPal, and Venmo. CHUCK is the brainchild ...

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Tennessee has refused to overturn mask mandates for schools

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — After a long battle, an appeals court has ruled that K-12 mask mandates are legal despite a state law trying to ban their use. The legal dilemma began when the state removed the ability of school districts to adopt masking policies and transferred it to the commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health. The families of ...

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Tenn. expects changes in lethal injection protocol, staffing

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee officials say they anticipate an independent investigation into the state’s lethal injection methods will lead to changes in how these executions are carried out, including how the proceedings are handled. . State corrections officials made the statement last week in a filing in federal court, and a judge agreed on Tuesday to stay litigation challenging ...

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NCUA approves 41 mergers in first quarter

NCUA lobby. Credit union mergers continued their pace of growth with 41 NCUA-approved consolidations in the first quarter of 2022, more than the 33 mergers approved in the first quarter of 2021, according to the Merger Activity Report and agency’s first-quarter insurance report released last week. In addition to the 34 credit unions that were given the green light by ...

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Horowitz: Tennessee governor opposes bill requiring murderers to serve full sentences

One of the most remarkable dynamics in American politics is that the majority of Republican governors are more pro-criminal than most average Democratic voters and even some local Democratic politicians. You see, at some point, the crime could get serious enough that even Democratic voters are asking for help. But the GOP elites, controlled by Koch-funded NGOs and big business ...

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Former Oklahoma and Tennessee Titans DL Du’Vonta Lampkin dead at 25

Former Tennessee Titans defensive lineman Du’Vonta Lampkin died after being discovered with a single gunshot wound May 5, the Dallas Police Department said. He was only 25 years old. According to a Dallas Police statement on Facebook, someone checked on Lampkin after he didn’t return phone calls. When police arrived, Lampkin was found with a single gunshot wound and died ...

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The University of Tennessee will again require ACT or SAT scores

All campuses in the University of Tennessee system will revert to requiring standardized test scores, such as the ACT or SAT, for students applying for the fall 2023 semester. The university suspended its testing requirements for two years at the height of the coronavirus pandemic when testing centers closed to mitigate the spread of the virus. In response, universities across ...

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Why isn’t Treece seeking re-election at Johnson City BOE? ‘Wicked politics’ | News

When Michelle Treece ran for the Johnson City Board of Education in 2018, she intended to serve just one term. “I always worry about how people are perceived when they’re continuously in power,” Treece told the Johnson City Press in an interview this week. People have told Treece that there will be projects or issues that will keep her engaged ...

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Tech company set to sell 17% stake

CARACHI: A tech company, which develops software (mostly) for overseas markets, is set to sell a 16.67% stake in the company to individuals and institutional investors to raise a minimum of Rs 1.05 billion on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) next week. . The growth company, Coeus Solutions Limited, is expected to start bidding at a minimum (floor) price of ...

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Williamson County’s high schools are ranked among the best in Tennessee, United States; 2 Williamson County commissioners lose seats in May 3 primaries and other Nashville-area news

Ravenwood High School ranked sixth in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 ranking of America’s Best High Schools. Brentwood and Franklin High also made the top 10 on the annual list, which ranks 17,800 schools. (Courtesy of Williamson County Schools) Read the most popular news from the past week in the Nashville area. Williamson County high schools ranked among the ...

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TN publishes information on people who missed the 2nd dose of vaccine due to lack of confidentiality

The data, which was published in a publicly editable Google doc, gave granular details including name, recipient ID, block they belong to, and more. In what is a glaring privacy concern, the immunization division of the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (DPHPM) has released the data of everyone in the state who has not yet taken the vaccine. ...

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Tennessee Governor Signs Bill Strictly Regulating Medical Abortions

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee will soon strictly regulate the distribution of abortion pills, including imposing stiff penalties on doctors who violate them, under legislation recently signed into law by Republican Gov. Bill Lee. The measure, which Lee signed on Thursday, will go into effect Jan. 1, 2023. Once signed into law, a medical clinician will have to be physically ...

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Tennessee Governor Signs Ban on Collegiate Transgender Athletes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Lee on Friday approved legislation banning transgender athletes from participating in women’s varsity sports. Last year, no other state enacted more laws targeting transgender people than Tennessee, as GOP lawmakers consistently dismissed concerns that they discriminate against an already at-risk population. These measures included banning transgender athletes from playing public girls’ sports in ...

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Pioneer Grass, Honsea, Greenutra, Inner natural – Queen Anne and Mangolia News

The latest report on the Ginger Powder and Ginger Extract Market provides a comprehensive overview of key industry issues characteristics, including production, market growth rate, industry share, consumption value and volumedemand for specific types of products and services, and more. The publication focuses on providing a competitive edge to new entrants to the industry and those aiming to enter the ...

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Lawmakers expand efforts to ban transgender athletes from competition

Tennessee lawmakers are stepping up efforts to block transgender athletes from competition with new legislation targeting sports from colleges to universities. Last week, Governor Bill Lee signed legislation adding penalties to a Tennessee law barring transgender athletes from competing at the middle and high school level that was signed into law last year. School districts that fail to determine a ...

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Tennessee Titans: Hassan Haskins runs after, not by contact

NASHVILLE — Whether he has the ball or not, opposing players drive past Hassan Haskins at their peril. The Michigan running back, the first of two fourth-round picks from the Tennessee Titans last Saturday, is a self-proclaimed “angry” runner who refuses to be taken down easily. For example, out of 270 carries last season, he was tackled for a loss ...

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Abortion pills will be the next battleground in a post-Roe America

As conservative states began to pass more laws restricting access to surgical abortions, more patients opted for the pills, not least because they can be taken in the privacy of their homes. The Covid pandemic has fueled this trend. The Guttmacher Institute, a research organization that supports abortion rights, reported that in 2020 medical abortion accounted for 54% of all ...

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ARC Manchin Federal Co-Chair, Governors and Tourism

Washington, DC, May 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On May 3, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) hosted the second in a series of five virtual events (titled the Roadshow planned in Appalachia) to show how ARC strategic investment priorities come to life in the 13 states of Appalachia. The event featured engaging discussions with Governor Roy Cooper of North Carolina, ...

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U.S. professional indemnity insurance environment remains challenging despite some improvement in 2021

OLDWICK, NJ, May 04, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Profitability in the U.S. Medical Professional Liability (MPL) segment improved significantly in 2021, with AM Best’s Composite MPL Specialist Group net income increasing by approximately 30%, driven by capital gains realized on the favorable performance of capital markets, according to a new AM Best report. However, AM Best notes in its Best Market Segment Report, ...

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Erin O’Hara Block wins Democratic nod in Nashville District 8 school board race

Erin O’Hara Block and Chris Moth are running in the District 8 Democratic primary. The winner will face independent Amy Pate in August. Incumbent Gini Pupo-Walker did not seek re-election. Erin O’Hara Block won the Democratic nomination for the Nashville District 8 School Board seat by a narrow margin Tuesday night. Chris Moth led the race for most of the ...

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Escaped murder suspect in Alabama has extensive criminal history in central Tennessee

GILES COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Giles County detective who interviewed a fugitive murder suspect in Alabama said the fugitive had no respect for human life. On April 29, suspected murderer Casey White escaped from a Lauderdale County, Alabama jail with the help of a female correctional officer. Warrants have also been issued for that former officer, Vicky White, 56. ...

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What happens in Tennessee if Roe v Wade is cancelled? Here is a guide

The United States Supreme Court is set to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision legalizing abortion across the country, according to a draft opinion obtained by Politico. The published project triggered a new round of fierce controversy around one of the most controversial issues in the country. Related:Explosive draft leak in abortion case reveals Supreme Court set to ...

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Tennessee governor signs public education funding formula into law

Governor Bill Lee signed his plan to change the way Tennessee funds public education and promised that every parent will soon know exactly how much the state is spending on their child’s K-12 education. Lee also said he intends to sign another bill to allow the Tennessee Textbook Commission to override local school board decisions and ban certain school library ...

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The advisor’s guide to maximizing total return in midstream investments

Intermediate investing is well known for offering generous income, but surprisingly, that’s not the primary reason advisors allocate funds to it. Aside from revenue generation and energy exposure, total return is the primary way most advisors use energy infrastructure in portfolios, according to “Energy Infrastructure 2022 Outlook: Inflation and Income Opportunities”. (Date: January 12, 2022. Sample size: 417 respondents, 36.2% ...

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Consumer Alert: Unlicensed Online Auto Sales

Nashville – The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (“TDCI”), Tennessee Motor Vehicle Commission, Tennessee Attorney General’s Office, and Tennessee Department of Revenue are alerting consumers to issues with buying vehicles online in Tennessee . Vehicle sales by unlicensed companies are prohibited, even if the company only sells vehicles over the Internet. Consumers have filed complaints that vehicles purchased from ...

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Storm fallout unresolved for Simmons in Tennessee | Arkansas Business News

We were unable to send the item. The Simmons Bank branch in Dresden, Tennessee, was among 21 tornado-ravaged businesses that ripped through the city on December 10. (Photo provided) Nearly five months have passed since a tornado roared through Dresden, Tennessee. Spawned by a December 10-11 storm that traveled a path of destruction across four states, the twister killed a ...

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Will Tennessee become the next tech hub for Web3 entrepreneurs? | american small business

When you think of Tennessee, you’re more likely to think of country music, barbecue, and bourbon than crypto, blockchain, and Web3. The state legislature intends to change that. Tennessee just passed a bill that could help it become a leader in states offering housing to entrepreneurs who want to create a unique type of business that uses blockchain to automate ...

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SSU reporters say coverage of Sakaki scandal provoked backlash, leaked budget proposal included missing documents

Reporters and editors from the Sonoma State University student-run campus newspaper worked late Tuesday evening to assemble and deliver 500 copies of their most recent issue to campus newsstands. The April 26 edition of the Sonoma State Star featured a front-page story about the ongoing no-confidence vote against Speaker Judy Sakaki. She is at the center of a scandal after ...

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Family of man killed in DUI accident reacts to tougher Tennessee DUI law tied to child support payments

The state of Tennessee is cracking down on drunk drivers by costing them dearly, and drivers charged with a DUI won’t like it. The new law that makes drunk drivers pay child support for killing a relative. Bradford Fair of Clarkesville, Tennessee says he won’t soon forget the night he learned his cousin, Myron Fair, 49, had died in a ...

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Nashville hosts Philadelphia Union in non-conference play

Philadelphia Union (5-1-2, first in Eastern Conference) vs. Nashville SC (3-3-2, eighth in Western Conference) Nashville, TN; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Nashville SC +123, Philadelphia +251, Draw +209; over/under is 2.5 goals BOTTOM LINE: Nashville and the Philadelphia Union hit the field in a non-conference game. Nashville is 0-0-0 in home games. Nashville is 10th in the ...

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Tips for overcoming the formula shortage in Memphis

In early April, Datasembly, a data collection company, reported that more than 30% of products were out of stock at more than 11,000 stores in the United States. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Months after recalls and supply chain issues, some Memphis shelves are still empty. The shortage of infant formula is creating a challenge for families across the country, including the ...

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Weekly State Policy Update 04/29/2022

This week’s update highlights legislative advances in several states, including Kentucky, Virginia, Vermont, Tennessee and Kansas. Vermont Current Vermont state law has a THC cap of 30% for cannabis flower and 60% in solid concentrates. Such caps are arbitrary and not in the best interests of cannabis consumers, especially medical patients who deserve the legal option of accessing different strains ...

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Tennessee school library bill would let state veto books

The Tennessee Textbook Commission could veto local school board decisions and ban certain school library books statewide under 11 a.m. legislation approved by state lawmakers Thursday. Senate and House negotiators reached a deal to sweeten a House bill passed a day earlier to require librarians to submit their book inventory to the politically appointed commission for review and possible veto. ...

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