Governor Lee is expected to call Tennessee lawmakers for a special gun session

Courtney Johnston is a member of District 26 Council of the Metro Nashville-Davidson County Council. Expensive Governor Lee: It’s time. It is time to stop the cycle of apathy to outrage and return to apathy. Our thoughts and prayers are no longer enough. It’s time. It’s time to act. Carefully review our policies and what we can and should do ...

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Amyloidosis Treatment Market Report Shows High Growth and Stats of Industry and Key Players – Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd – Indian Defense News

The report covers the central players of their global market and their position in the market, notwithstanding their usefulness in the current years. It includes an in-depth understanding of the latest business approaches such as consolidations, associations, item shipments, acquisitions, creative coin development, and coordinated efforts, received by some major global players. At this point, the report outlines the ...

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Tennessee eliminated from baseball playoffs by Notre Dame

The University of Tennessee has been widely hailed as the best college baseball team in a generation. But like so many top seeds over the years, the Volunteers couldn’t navigate the NCAA baseball playoffs and were eliminated without even qualifying for the eight-team University World Series. The playoffs started well for Tennessee. After a 53-7 regular season and a Southeastern ...

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What to watch in this week’s Titans minicamp

NASHVILLE- The Titans kick off a three-day minicamp Tuesday at Saint Thomas Sports Park. Here’s an overview of what to watch: -Although contact work is prohibited in all practices, the intensity is expected to increase this week as the team wraps up the off-season program. The Titans, per NFLPA guidelines, are allowed to practice Tuesday through Thursday, with a day ...

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State Supreme Courts: Low poll but main concern if Roe falls

“Everyone wants to talk about the sexy race for the US Senate or the race for governor. Ultimately, the state Supreme Court will determine abortion jurisprudence in the state of Ohio,” said Mike Gonidakis, president of Ohio Right to Life. “State Supreme Court elections are paramount.” And organizations on both sides of the abortion debate plan to spend big to ...

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Statewide K-3 Book Delivery Combats Summer Learning Loss

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – The Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation (GELF) announced the expansion of its K-3 Home Library program to provide nearly one million books to teachers and students in all 95 counties of the state to fight against summer learning loss in Tennessee. GELF will deliver 970,000 books to Tennessee homes of participating students and teachers, at no cost ...

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Columbia State nabs 37 new nursing graduates

Columbia State Community College recently celebrated 37 nursing graduates with a pinning ceremony at the Webster Athletic Center. “The Department of Nursing congratulates the spring 2022 nursing graduates and is honored to have helped prepare them for the profession,” said Dr. Amy Huff, director of the Columbia State Nursing Program. “This class showed tremendous positivity and camaraderie throughout the program. ...

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Aggies heading to CWS; Flights, Hokies, Longhorns force game 3

Texas A&M swept its NCAA super regional and qualified for the College World Series, and Tennessee, Virginia Tech and Texas won on Saturday to tie their best-of-three series. Mississippi and Arkansas won their super regional openers to move into a victory to make the CWS. In Saturday night’s super regional opener, Auburn played Oregon State and Connecticut at Stanford. National ...

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Police identify 3 people killed in mass shooting in Tennessee | app

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Police have identified the three people who were killed in a mass shooting in Tennessee last weekend that also injured 14 others. Chattanooga police said Friday the three people who died are Darian Hixson, Myrakle Moss and Kevin Brown. Police said 14 of the 17 victims of the June 5 shooting were hit by gunfire and ...

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JetBlue CEO is ‘confident’ the airline will be able to buy Spirit

The CEO of JetBlue says he is “optimistic” he can reach an agreement to acquire Spirit Airlines. Florida-based ultra-low-cost carrier Spirit is the subject of a bidding war between JetBlue and Frontier. Spirit repeatedly rejected JetBlue’s offer. JetBlue Airways Corp (JBLU.O) chief executive Robin Hayes said on Friday he “hopes” he can reach an agreement to acquire Spirit Airlines Inc ...

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Swiss CNC Lathe Market Guide 2022-2028 on the current Covid 19 Pandemic, study with data from major key players: Haas Automation, Doosan, DMG MORI, Hanwha

The latest report on the Swiss CNC lathe 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 industry newcomers and those aiming to enter the market in the next few ...

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Tennessee by the numbers: How volunteers became college baseball’s latest powerhouse

Since week six of the college baseball season, Tennessee has been the unanimous No. 1 team in college baseball with only one brief exception in week 12. The Volunteers reclaimed the consensus top spot in week 13. and haven’t looked back. At 56-7, the Volunteers were not only the best team in baseball, they were the last powerhouse program. Tennessee ...

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Tennessee Titans: with Malik Willis, back to the basics of the quarterback

NASHVILLE — A new player has changed a lot in the Tennessee Titans quarterback room. Over the past two seasons, starter Ryan Tannehill and backup Logan Woodside have seen a quartet of veteran teammates come and go. Trevor Sieman, DeShone Kizer, Matt Barkley and Kevin Hogan all came to the Titans with some NFL experience, and each had started at ...

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July 7 Webinar: Optimizing Hi-Rel Electronic Design for Your Application

Date: Thursday, July 7, 2022 Time: 1:00 p.m. EDT / 12:00 p.m. CDT / 10:00 a.m. PDT / 5:00 p.m. GMT Sponsor: Micross Components Duration: 1 hour Register today ! Already registered? Please Click here open a session! Description of the webinar:Designing high-reliability electronics and being able to maintain system production or hardware support beyond the expected life of the ...

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Legislation to limit critical race theory in colleges has come to a head

Bills introduced in state legislatures across the country increasingly target higher education and the discussion of race, racism and gender in classrooms and university curricula. That’s according to new data from PEN America, a free speech advocacy group, that started tracking all of those bills, including those for K-12, in January 2021. So far, 70 bills — which PEN America ...

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TN Bill Affecting Transgender Athletes Goes Into Force Next Month

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – A new law takes effect in July making it harder for students to play sports at school if they are transgender. The law will add penalties to school districts that allow transgender athletes to play on teams that do not match the gender on their birth certificates. If the school system violates the law, the Department ...

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School districts in Middle Tennessee battle high gas prices and lack of bus drivers

LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) — High gas prices are hurting some school districts in Middle Tennessee, and that’s not the only issue at play. One district told News 2 it also has a critical need for people to drive the buses. The shortage of school bus drivers has been a concern for many school districts in Middle Tennessee for years. Now, ...

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Louisiana enacts ban on anti-trans sports after its Democratic governor refuses to act

Louisiana now joins a growing list of states that have enacted such bans in recent years, including at least six in 2022 alone. In pushing for such measures, conservatives have argued that transgender women and girls have physical advantages over cisgender women and girls in sport, although a 2017 report found “no direct research or coherent” on such an advantage. ...

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New York Governor signs law raising age to own semi-automatic rifle

ALBANY, NY >> New Yorkers under the age of 21 will be barred from purchasing semi-automatic rifles under a new law signed today by Governor Kathy Hochul, making the state one of the first to adopt a major gun control initiative following a wave of deadly mass shootings. Hochul, a Democrat, has signed 10 public safety-related bills, including one that ...

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Writers on the Range: I am a journalist and somehow still an optimist

Journalism has always been a difficult way to make a living. It’s typically offered low wages, the constant threat of layoffs and consolidations, and the potential every day to infuriate just about anyone who might disagree with the facts and observations you share. So why am I so optimistic about this company? It is true that the facts about this ...

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TN Water Resources Department for Flood Mitigation, Chennai Water Storage Works

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Water Resources Department is working against time to complete flood mitigation works in Chennai and increase water storage before the onset of the monsoon. The department has set 22 tmcft as drinking water requirement for Chennai for two years, which would mean about 1 tmcft of drinking water every month. According to water resource department officials, ...

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Tennessee Titans: David Long aims to make short list of best NFL linebackers

NASHVILLE — David Long is rarely — if ever — one of the first players mentioned when the topic of the Tennessee Titans defense comes up. After all, this unit includes returning stars like safety Kevin Byard, defensive lineman Jeffery Simmons and outside linebacker Harold Landry as well as up-and-coming youngsters like cornerback Kristian Fulton and safety Amani Hooker. Long’s ...

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AG Healey wins Democratic nod for governor, but Chang-Diaz forces primary | app

BOSTON — Attorney General Maura Healey easily won her party’s endorsement for governor at Saturday’s Democratic convention in Worcester, but her opponent, State Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz, was able to garner enough support to force a primary. Healey received 2,858 delegate votes, or 71.2% to Chang-Diaz’s 1,155 votes, or 28.8%. The two-term AG said she was “humbled” to receive her party’s ...

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National Guard leaves Ogdensburg State Arsenal

June 4 – OGDENSBURG – The New York National Guard withdrew from the historic New York State Armory, 225 Elizabeth St., leaving it vacant. The armory had housed a detachment from the 108th Infantry Regiment, most recently consisting of about 30 National Guard members, according to New York National Guard spokesman Eric D. Durr. “Last week, the New York State ...

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$400 million in COVID recovery funds will bring broadband to communities

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The COVID-19 pandemic has created technology barriers for many rural counties in Tennessee as people have begun working from home or participating in online learning. But the state is working to close the gap. Taylre Beaty of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development is the state’s director of broadband. “I think the COVID-19 pandemic ...

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Biden appoints Bill Renick to TVA board

**FILE** Democrat Bill Renick, pictured in this May 30, 2001 file photo taken in Jackson, Mississippi, and who served as former Governor Ronnie Musgrove’s chief of staff, filed qualifying documents on Tuesday January 9, 2007, to run for governor. Renick, 53, is a former state senator and lobbyist. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) Bill Renick, who chairs the Commission on the ...

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Tennessee slapped by lawsuit alleging it failed to give job preferences to veterans

A National Guard sergeant has filed a lawsuit against the Tennessee Departments of Security and Human Resources, alleging state officials failed to give him — and potentially hundreds of other candidates seeking State Government Employment – Veterans’ Hiring Preferences. Jefferson County resident Kelly Hance has been a non-commissioned officer and serving member of the Tennessee National Guard since 1996, specializing ...

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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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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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