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Tennessee Volunteers take on Kentucky Wildcats in SEC Tournament

Kentucky Wildcats (26-6, 14-4 SEC) vs. Tennessee Volunteers (24-7, 14-4 SEC) Tampa, Fla.; Saturday, 3:30 PM EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE:… Kentucky Wildcats (26-6, 14-4 SEC) vs. Tennessee Volunteers (24-7, 14-4 SEC) Tampa, Florida; Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTS LINES LINE: Tennessee -2; plus/minus is 139.5 BOTTOM LINE: The No. 9 Tennessee Volunteers and No. 5 Kentucky Wildcats play in ...

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Florida isn’t the only state to pass legislation that could be harmful to LGBTQ students | national

Just over two months into the new year, lawmakers in dozens of states have introduced a slew of bills that could limit the rights of LGBTQ Americans. The proposals range from banning teaching about gender identity in the classroom to restricting access to gender-affirming health care and excluding transgender youth from school sports. Tuesday, the Florida Senate passed the controversial ...

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EXPLAINER: Verdict for American at Nissan in Ghosn Scandal | Tennessee News

By YURI KAGEYAMA, AP Business Writer TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo court will issue a verdict Thursday in the criminal trial of Greg Kelly, an American and former executive of Japanese automaker Nissan. Kelly has been charged with financial wrongdoing for underreporting the compensation of Carlos Ghosn, his former boss and former chairman of Nissan. The presiding judge will read ...

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Senate Approves Residency Requirements for US House Candidates | Tennessee News

By KIMBERLEE KRUESI, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Just weeks after finalizing Tennessee’s new congressional boundaries, GOP lawmakers are now considering a possible residency requirement for U.S. House Republican and Democratic hopefuls seeking the nomination of their political party later this year. The GOP-controlled Senate on Monday advanced legislation requiring candidates for the U.S. House and Senate to meet ...

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Family Files Lawsuit Against Tennessee School District Seeking Ban On Chewing Gum And Eating In Class

Knoxville, Tenn. (WVLT/Gray News) – A Jane Doe and her parents have filed a new lawsuit against a Tennessee school district asking them to ban chewing gum and eating in classrooms. The case was filed because Doe said she suffered from misophonia, described as “an extreme reaction to hearing normal sounds,” in response to chewing, according to court documents obtained ...

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Willow Ridge Garden Center named Small Business of the Month

The Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce recently awarded Willow Ridge Garden Center its Small Business of the Month designation for February 2022. Pictured are Christine Michaels, Greg Steele, Kelley O’Dell, Scott Russell, Chris Johnson, April Fugate , Lora Barker, Florenda Howard and Norm Nelson. (photo sent) The Willow Ridge Garden Center was named Small Business of the Month for February ...

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Haywood County holds first community meeting on Blue Oval City

HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. (WMC) – It’s official, construction of Ford’s Blue Oval City will begin in March. The billion dollar project is expected to create thousands of jobs in West Tennessee. On Wednesday, Haywood County and those working on the project held a community meeting. Hundreds of people from the county and out of town attended the meeting to ask ...

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Big finish lifts No. 19 Tennessee on Mississippi St 72-63

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Josiah-Jordan James and Kennedy Chandler each scored 18 points and the No. 19 Tennessee beat Mississippi State 11-2 in the final three minutes for a 72-63 win Wednesday night. . The second half went back and forth and tied at 61 before the Volunteers (17-6, 8-3 Southeastern Conference) closed strong for their sixth straight league victory. ...

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2nd Arrest Made in West Tennessee and Streets of Basin

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Tallahassee Police Department said it arrested a second suspect in connection with Saturday’s shooting at the intersection of West Tennessee and Basin streets. Court documents say Monteris Telfair, 24, has been charged with attempted first degree murder, robbery with a firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The arrest affidavit says the ...

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Texas host No. 18 Tennessee after Vescovi’s 23-point performance

Tennessee Volunteers (14-5, 5-3 SEC) at Texas Longhorns (15-5, 5-3 Big 12) Austin, TX; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTS BOOK LINE: Texas -3.5; plus/minus is 127.5 BOTTOM LINE: The No. 18 Tennessee visits the Texas Longhorns after Santiago Vescovi scored 23 points in Tennessee’s 78-71 win over the Florida Gators. The Longhorns are 12-1 at home. Texas is eighth ...

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Supreme Court Pick Keeps Importing Black Women Into Law | North Carolina News

By JAMIE STENGLE and JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — When Markicia Horton graduates this spring from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in Houston and calls the bar, she will step into a world where a black woman should be part of the community. United States Supreme Court. Court for the first time in ...

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Jury selection from Nashville Waffle House Shooting | Tennessee News

By TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jury selection is set to begin Tuesday in the murder trial of a man who killed four people at a Nashville Waffle House with an assault rifle in April 2018, then led police on a hunt for murder. two-day-old man. Police say Travis Reinking, 32, was naked except for a green ...

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Tennessee officials are investigating the deputy’s death after she was found shot inside her burning home after she failed to show up for work

By Joe Sutton, CNN A Tennessee sheriff’s deputy was found shot dead inside her burning home on Sunday after she failed to show up for work, authorities said. The deputy was identified as Patrol Deputy Savanna Puckett, 22, who had worked for the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office for four years, according to a statement from the agency. After Puckett failed ...

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Tennessee Animal Groups Benefit From Betty White Challenge | Tennessee News

By AMY BETH MILLER, The Daily Times MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Donations were made to animal welfare groups Jan. 17 in honor of actress and animal advocate Betty White, support that local organization leaders say comes at a time when the needs are great. COVID-19 precautions have weighed on regular fundraising and adoption events, and shelters are seeing high demand. ...

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“It’s been crazy.” | Knox Co. parents find activities for out-of-school kids

Knoxville, Tenn. (WVLT) – Snow days have turned into sick days for Knox County school staff, causing schools to close on Tuesday and Wednesday. “It was completely surprising, but I guess we have to do what’s best for our kids,” said Mickee Harrison, a mom. A spokesperson for the Knox County School System said via email “In addition to COVID ...

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Tennessee jury orders Cracker Barrel to pay man $9.4 million after he was served drink full of chemical

By Amy Simonson, CNN A jury in Marion County, Tennessee, ordered Cracker Barrel to pay a man $9.4 million after admitting the company’s fault for serving him a glass filled with a chemical instead of water. The award amount may be capped due to a Tennessee civil damages law. “The jury returned a verdict for compensatory damages of $4.3 million ...

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Aurora mayor kicks off GOP campaign for governor

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WGEM) — Richard Irvin is the latest Republican to announce a campaign for Illinois governor. Aurora’s first black mayor could end up being the frontrunner in a crowded GOP primary with the financial backing of the state’s richest man, Ken Griffin. Irvin hopes to become Illinois’ first black governor. Of course, Irvin’s announcement was symbolic as he kicked ...

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A 74-year-old woman spent 27 years in prison for a murder she did not commit. This week she was exonerated | St. Louis News Headlines

A woman from Tennessee who was wrongly convicted of the murder of his great-niece and spent 27 years in prison, was exonerated this week. On June 26, 1987, Joyce Watkins, now 74, and her then-boyfriend Charlie Dunn picked up Watkins’ four-year-old grandniece Brandi in Kentucky, according to a report filed with Davidson County. Criminal Court. The next morning, Brandi was ...

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Tennessee Planned Parenthood destroyed in early morning fire | Tennessee News

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – A Tennessee Planned Parenthood apartment building was destroyed by fire early in the morning on Friday, Planned Parenthood officials said. The Knoxville Fire Department crews were called around 6:40 a.m. after seeing thick smoke billowing from behind the structure, Deputy Fire Chief Brent Seymour told the Knoxville News Sentinel. The blaze had already engulfed parts of ...

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Tennessee Panel Names 3 Finalists for State High Court Seat | Tennessee News

By JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – A Tennessee panel selected three finalists Thursday for a state Supreme Court opening: two middle judges from the appeals court and a high-profile attorney from the attorney general’s office. The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments voted in favor of sending Republican Gov. Bill Lee the names of Tennessee Associate Attorney General ...

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Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment at 12:20 am EST | Minnesota News

MASSIVE HOUSE IN CALIFORNIA California father arrested after 4 children, grandmother killed LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) – A father suspected of killing his four children and stepmother faces his first court appearance. Germarcus David, 29, was jailed Sunday night after surrendering to the Los Angeles County Sheriff‘s Department shortly after his wife discovered the bodies of their children and grandmother at ...

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Fort Campbell worker sues union for religious beliefs | Tennessee News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A hospital warden at the Fort Campbell Army station has filed a complaint against her union, arguing that she shouldn’t have to pay dues because of her religious beliefs. The lawsuit was filed by Dorothy Frame, who works at the Blanchfield Army Community Hospital in Fort Campbell on the Kentucky-Tennessee border as an employee of J&J ...

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UT Martin 41, Tennessee St. 20 | National / Global News

Tennessee St. 0 3 3 14 – 20 UT Martin 0 21 0 20 – 41 Second quarter UTM_Fields Jr. 13 assist from Howard (kick from Larco), 14:09 TNST_FG Zita 28, 06:59 UTM_Howard 1 run (Larco kick), 02:35 UTM_Wallace 22 run (Larco kick), 01:21 Third quarter TNST_FG Lowery 26, 06:14 Fourth trimester TNST_Starling 5 run (Lowery kick), 11:08 UTM_Howard 21 ...

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Bluegrass banjoist behind ‘Rocky Top’ Sonny Osborne dies | Tennessee News

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – Bluegrass musician and singer Sonny Osborne, whose quick banjo hits turned “Rocky Top” into an Osborne Brothers hit, has passed away. He was 84 years old. Grammy-winning banjo player Alison Brown told the Tennessean that Osborne died on Sunday. His death was first announced on the Bluegrass Today site, where Osborne was a columnist. Along with ...

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Governor Lee files appeal in Knox County schools cover-up case

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WVLT) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has officially filed an appeal in the ongoing case demanding Knox County schools apply a mask warrant for students and staff. The appeal specifically refers to the court order prohibiting the school district and the governor from enforcing Executive Order 84, the order allowing parents in Tennessee to remove their children from ...

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Dodson candidate for state representation

Jim dodson Oak Ridge City Council member Jim Dodson is running for election in 2022 to serve as state representative in Anderson County. Dodson is running for a seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives in District 33, which includes most of Anderson County. He presents himself as a democrat. The seat is currently held by John Ragan, a Republican ...

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Knox County Schools Seek Flexibility in Court Mask Mandate | Tennessee News

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Knox County School officials are asking a federal judge to relax exemptions around a recently implemented court-ordered school mask warrant, arguing they need more flexibility to determine who needs a mask. Last month, U.S. District Judge J. Ronnie Greer ruled Knox County schools must adopt a mask warrant to help protect children with health conditions more ...

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Gunmaker Smith & Wesson to move headquarters to Tennessee

Gunmaker Smith & Wesson Brands Inc. SWBI -0.14% moves its headquarters from Massachusetts to Tennessee, joining other gun manufacturers who have moved from the mid-Atlantic and northeast to the southern states with less restrictive gun laws. The company will invest more than $ 125 million to move its headquarters and some operations from Springfield, Massachusetts, where it has been based ...

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Emory Jones Comes Big, No.11 Gators Confuse Tennessee Again

GAINESVILLE, Florida – Emory Jones had two touchdown passes to make with a career-high 144 rushing yards, leading Florida No.11 to a 38-14 victory over Tennessee on Saturday night and extending nearly two decades of dominance in the series . The Gators (3-1, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) won their fifth in a row and their 16th in 17 years in a ...

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Brandi Carlile and Sturgill Simpson win top Americana awards | Tennessee News

By AP Entertainment Writer KRISTIN M. HALL NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile added another trophy to her shelf by winning the Artist of the Year award at the 2021 Americana Honors and Awards, while country singer Sturgill Simpson won Album of the Year. price. The annual awards show returned in person on Wednesday at the Ryman Auditorium ...

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Editorial summary: Tennessee | Tennessee News

Kingsport Times News. September 17, 2021. Editorial: Volunteer suspected of hoax should be extradited Who would have thought that a citizen of another country would be responsible for the 911 call hoax that brought dozens of law enforcement officers to a locked-down volunteer high school in Hawkins County, and in one incident Similar, to Watauga High School in Boone, North ...

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United States Court of Appeals to Hear Mississippi Voting Rights Case | Mississippi News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, Associated Press JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) – A federal appeals court is due to hear arguments on Wednesday in a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Mississippi’s ban on the right to vote for those convicted of certain crimes – a case that could affect thousands of people. The original list of crimes depriving the vote was inserted ...

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Southern Baptist Sexual Abuse Response Investigation Advances | Tennessee News

By HOLLY MEYER, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – Rev. Marshall Blalock is feeling the brunt of his new responsibility. The South Carolina pastor is vice chairman of a recently formed Southern Baptist Convention task force tasked with overseeing an investigation into how a prominent faith-based committee handled allegations of sexual abuse, a review that comes years after the SBC ...

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UTSA 27, Middle Tennessee 13 | national news

Average Tennessee 0 0 0 13 – 13 UTSA 7 3 7 ten – 27 First shift UTSA_Franklin 33 Harris pass (Duplessis kick), 3:01. Second quarter UTSA_FG Duplessis 25, 2:22. Third quarter UTSA_Cephus 12 pass from Harris (kick from Duplessis), 10:08 am. Fourth trimester UTSA_Dantzler 3 escaped return (Duplessis kick), 12:56. UTSA_FG Duplessis 38, 8:01 am. MTU_Marshall 23 pass from ...

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COVID sequencing hunts for variants at Tennessee State Laboratory | Tennessee News

By BRETT KELMAN, Tennessee NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – Once a week, in an unremarkable brick building in East Nashville, a few dozen samples of the coronavirus undergo a simply extraordinary journey. Lab workers use magnetic beads to strip the microscopic virus of its genetic code, duplicate it millions of times, then feed a plethora of DNA into a machine that ...

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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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Tennessee Athletics remembers Gary Wyant

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WVLT) – Gary Wyant, longtime football coach and track administrator from Tennessee, died Sunday. His tenures at UT lasted 19 years between 1971 and 2007, when he retired as AD executive assistant and was the chief assistant to the director of athletics. A native of Wichita, Kansas, who played college football at Wichita State from 1958 to 1961, ...

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Loretta Lynn’s beloved ranch foreman dies in Tennessee flood

By Marianne Garvey, CNN Loretta Lynn’s ranch foreman Wayne Spears died in flooding in Tennessee on Sunday after being swept away by rising waters, according to a Facebook post from a “heartbroken” Lynn. “There are no words on the ranch today… only tears. Our ranch family is our family. We lost my amazing ranch foreman, Wayne in this devastating flood. ...

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Hospitals in western Tennessee to start sorting care

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – On August 16, the UT Emergency Medicine Department and Memphis Area Emergency Department medical directors sent a letter to city and county mayors, describing the condition current of Memphis / Shelby County hospitals during this second wave of the pandemic. The letter obtained by WVLT News, indicated that they had no more room for the patients. ...

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former prosecutor, 8 others charged in police report case | Tennessee News

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) – A former prosecutor has been indicted along with former police department employees, a lawyer and others in a scheme to take advantage of confidential information from police reports, Tennessee said Friday Bureau of Investigation. Former Shelby County Deputy District Attorney Glenda Adams, 48, has been charged with bribing an official, official misconduct and breaking a computer ...

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Tennessee House President and Shelby County Leaders to Host Roundtable on Criminal Justice Reform

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (WMC) – The speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives will be in Memphis on Friday to discuss criminal justice reform with Shelby County leaders. Speaker of the House Cameron Sexton will meet with Mayor Jim Strickland, Memphis Police Chief CJ Davis, Shelby County Sheriff Floyd Bonner and District Attorney Amy Weirich to discuss the truth in law ...

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Tennessee Won’t Promote COVID Vaccines But Pay To Vax Cows

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) – Tennessee has sent nearly half a million dollars to farmers who have vaccinated their livestock against respiratory and other illnesses in the past two years. But Republican Gov. Bill Lee, who grew up on his family’s ranch and describes himself as a cattle rancher on his Twitter profile, has been much less enthusiastic about encouraging herd ...

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Man arrested, accused of shooting passers-by, police | News – Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 2021-07-20 14:02:00 – Nashville (WSMV) – A Nashville man was arrested and charged after shooting a random passerby with police on Monday night. D’Angelo Spears, 23, shot an innocent passer-by 100 blocks on Neelys Bend Road, attacking a man on the leg. At 6:15 p.m. I saw a spear paralyzed from the waist up, sitting on the pavement ...

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Tennessee Governor Rejects Youth Vaccination Requests

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (WMC) – The Tennessee governor’s office responds to the controversy that has swirled the Tennessee Department of Health. On Monday, Tennessee’s top immunization official, Dr Michelle Fiscus, said she was fired for sharing factual information with doctors about underage immunizations. “I was given the choice to quit or be fired, and I chose to be fired because I ...

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Covid-19 cases rise in state with one of lowest vaccination rates

The top vaccines official in the state of Tennessee said on Monday that she had been fired after an argument over immunizing children against the coronavirus. Now Dr Michelle Fiscus, a pediatrician who served as the state’s medical director for vaccine and vaccine-preventable diseases for two years, has said she is afraid for the people of her state – who ...

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COVID-19 deaths may tend to decline, but opioid-related deaths are not

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – As we near the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, another health crisis is coming to the fore in the Mid-South, opioid-related deaths. “We are still feeling the impact of this increased workload,” said Dr Ben Figura. Figura is the director of Western Tennessee Regional Forensic Center, where he and his team perform autopsies and certify mode ...

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Memphis Police clarify confusion over Tennessee’s new unlicensed porterage law

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (WMC) – It’s been almost exactly a week since Tennessee’s unlicensed porterage law came into effect. Memphis Police Chief CJ Davis spoke out openly against the unlicensed porterage law before becoming the department chief less than a month ago. But she intends to keep it. Davis shared remarks on the law on Tuesday that began with much-needed clarification ...

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reduced unemployment benefits will not count towards staff shortages

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WVLT) – On July 3, pandemic unemployment benefits offering an additional $ 300 per week to those who applied ended. An economics expert says you shouldn’t expect this to factor into an increase in employment. Don Bruce is a professor at the University of Tennessee and says there are currently around 165,000 unemployed Tennessees, but only a third ...

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Almost all COVID-19 deaths in Tennessee are unvaccinated

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (WMC) – Get vaccinated or possibly become infected. That’s the warning from Tennessee Health Commissioner Dr Lisa Piercey as heads of state try to persuade vaccine proponents to roll up their sleeves. Piercey says that, just like the national trend, nearly all of those infected and deceased from COVID-19 in Tennessee are not vaccinated. “There are really only ...

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What does Omnicom Group’s debt look like?

Over the past three months, the actions of Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) was down 13.71%. Before understanding the importance of debt, let’s look at the amount of debt Omnicom Group has. Omnicom group debt According to the latest Omnicom group financial statement released on October 27, 2020, the total debt stands at $ 5.79 billion, with $ 5.76 billion in ...

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American Airlines: Debt Overview

Shares of American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) have risen 14.75% in the past three months. Before we understand the importance of debt, let’s take a look at the amount of debt of American Airlines Group. The debt of the American Airlines group Based on American Airlines Group financial statements as of July 23, 2020, long-term debt stands at $ ...

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Boston Scientific Debt Overview

Shares of Boston Scientific Inc. (NYSE: BSX) have risen 7.76% in the past three months. Before we understand the importance of debt, let’s take a look at Boston Scientific’s debt amount. Boston Scientific Debt Based on Boston Scientific’s financial statements as of May 6, 2020, long-term debt stands at $ 9.33 billion and current debt at $ 1.00 billion, for ...

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What does Canadian Solar’s debt look like?

Actions of Canadian solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ) has risen 48.85% in the past three months. Before we understand the importance of debt, let’s take a look at the amount of debt that Canadian Solar owes. Canadian Solar’s debt According to Canadian Solar’s financial statements as of April 28, 2020, long-term debt stands at $ 696.05 million and current debt at $ ...

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10 stocks to buy with low debt and high liquidity

Given the near-term economic uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, investors have shifted their focus from growth stocks to stocks that have the balance sheets and liquidity to weather the current downturn. Assuming the economy returns to normal at some point in the relatively near future, the name of the game by then might just be survival. Benzinga covers all angles ...

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State Auditor’s Report Details Financial Woes in Parish Town of Allen

ALLEN PARISH, Louisiana (KALB) – The Legislative Auditor’s report released Monday details 18 findings for the town of Oberlin in Allen Parish. Some of the findings include violations of the Louisiana government’s budget law, failing to keep accurate information about utility payments for citizens, and failing to pay debts on time. The audit report states that “the City does not ...

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