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Jackson City Council Agenda for October 2017

Jackson City Council Agenda for October 2017

on September 25, 2017, 11:14 AM / in Local News

The Jackson (Tennessee) City Council Agenda was released this morning by the Mayor’s office. The complete agenda with minutes is below. What will they will be talking about….. The first order of business will be an ordinance to annex, a resolution to adopt a Plan of Service, and an ordinance to zone an area referred to as “McAlexander Family Partners” […]

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Lucy’s Walk for Life

Lucy’s Walk for Life

on September 25, 2017, 8:53 AM / in Announcements

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Tropical storm watches issued for North Carolina and Virginia coasts

Tropical storm watches issued for North Carolina and Virginia coasts

on September 25, 2017, 8:50 AM / in National News

Tropical storm watches were issued for the North Carolina and Virginia coasts on Sunday as a weakened Hurricane Maria headed north off the East Coast. The watches mean that winds of 39 miles per hour or higher could reach North Carolina’s Outer Banks as early as Tuesday, the National Hurricane Center said. A storm-surge watch was posted from Cape Lookout […]

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GOP leaders circulate plan with tax cuts for rich, corporations

on September 25, 2017, 8:48 AM / in National News

Republican leaders have started circulating a proposal that would cut the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent, and lower the top individual income tax rate from 39.6 percent to 35 percent, The Washington Post reported Sunday, citing two people familiar with the plan. The so-called “Big Six” tax framework hammered out in private by six top Republicans […]

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Iraq’s Kurds vote in independence referendum

on September 25, 2017, 8:47 AM / in International News

Iraqi Kurds began voting in a historic independence referendum on Monday. Iraq’s central government, along with regional and world powers, opposed the vote, which is expected to end in an overwhelming “yes” vote for independence for Iraq’s Kurdish region, although the Kurdish Regional Government’s allies and enemies alike have said they would not recognize the results. The U.S., an ally […]

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Merkel wins 4th term as German chancellor

Merkel wins 4th term as German chancellor

on September 25, 2017, 8:46 AM / in International News

Germans voted Sunday to give Chancellor Angela Merkel her fourth term. Her center-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister-party the Christian Social Union (CSU) won 32.5 percent of Bundestag seats, down from 41.5 percent in the last election in 2013 but still forming the largest bloc. Merkel’s bloc now heads into what could be months of talks to […]

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Jared Kushner used private email for some White House business

on September 25, 2017, 8:44 AM / in National News, Opinion

Politico is just stirring the pot Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, has used a private email account to communicate with other administration officials about White House business, Politico reported Sunday, citing four people familiar with the emails. Politico also reviewed and verified about two dozen such emails. The emails reportedly concerned various subjects, including media coverage and […]

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GOP health plan faces growing opposition

GOP health plan faces growing opposition

on September 25, 2017, 8:42 AM / in National News

Just repeal it…. like you promised The latest GOP attempt to replace ObamaCare hit mounting opposition on Sunday. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said neither he nor fellow conservative Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) could vote for the proposal “right now.” Moderate Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said it would be “very difficult” to imagine voting for the bill, written by Sens. Bill […]

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NFL protests grow in backlash against Trump comments

on September 25, 2017, 8:39 AM / in Football, National News

Since we don’t watch the games anyway, we have better things to do in our life, it makes little difference to us what the players do or don’t do. While most of these players have experienced little in life other than sports, their opinion means very little. Protests of racial injustice by NFL players spread on Sunday in defiance of […]

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Trump targets 8 countries in revised travel ban

on September 25, 2017, 8:34 AM / in National News

President Trump on Sunday expanded his travel ban, imposing indefinite travel restrictions on eight countries to “protect the security and interests of the United States and its people.” Trump’s order will prevent most people from Chad, Libya, Syria, Yemen, North Korea, Iran, and Somalia from entering the U.S., and some groups from Venezuela also will be barred. Most of the […]

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The Steelers Sit out the Anthem except for Former Vet

The Steelers Sit out the Anthem except for Former Vet

on September 25, 2017, 8:22 AM / in Football

by Peter Hanson  /  The Daily Caller Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin indicated Sunday night that he did not want offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva to stand for the national anthem, instead of sitting it out with the rest of his teammates. Villanueva, a former Army Ranger who served three tours in Afghanistan, was the only Steelers player to stand for […]

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Jerry Brown, the LGBT & How he Became Governor Moonbeam

Jerry Brown, the LGBT & How he Became Governor Moonbeam

on September 25, 2017, 7:55 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Rev. Austin Miles  /   iPatriot Jerry Brown won re-election in 1978 against Republican state Attorney General Evelle J. Younger. Brown appointed the first openly gay judge in the United States when he named Stephen Lachs to serve on the Los Angeles County Superior Court in 1979. In 1981,he also appointed the first openly lesbian judge in the United […]

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GAUDY STRANGE

on September 25, 2017, 7:47 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Hugh McInnish I will start by saying that I have never tried to pretend that I am at the top of the bell curve for IQ. Still, I did manage to eke out a degree from Bama, and con my wife into marrying me. I say this to establish the idea that I do have enough intelligence that somebody can […]

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Iran Responds To Trump’s UN Speech By Testing Missile That Can Hit Israel

on September 25, 2017, 7:45 AM / in International News

‘As long as some speak in the language of threats…’ By Jack Davis Iran boasted Saturday that it had tested a new medium-range missile that could reach much of the Middle East, including Israel. The test was a gesture of defiance after President Donald Trump signed a law last month imposing mandatory penalties on anyone involved in or connected to Iran’s ballistic missile program. Trump […]

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Deadly Tennessee church shooting: Sudanese immigrant arrested, FBI launches civil rights investigation

Deadly Tennessee church shooting: Sudanese immigrant arrested, FBI launches civil rights investigation

on September 25, 2017, 7:38 AM / in State News

One woman was killed and seven other people were hurt after a suspect identified as a Sudanese immigrant opened fire at a Tennessee church Sunday, police said, as the FBI confirmed it’s launched a civil rights investigation into the shooting. The suspect, 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson, immigrated from Sudan two decades ago, police said. He’s suspected of bringing at least two pistols […]

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Ravens And Jaguars Kneel For US Anthem In London

on September 25, 2017, 7:32 AM / in Football

By AMBER ATHEY   /  Daily Caller A large swath of players and coaches for the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars linked arms and kneeled for the U.S. national anthem during a matchup in London, England on Sunday. The Ravens-Jaguars game took place at Wembley Arena in London, and while the players either knelt or locked arms during The Star Spangled […]

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Clarification Made in Regard to Bear Hunting Season

Clarification Made in Regard to Bear Hunting Season

on September 25, 2017, 7:22 AM / in State News

NASHVILLE —- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency clarifying an error that has occurred in the printed copy of the agency’s 2017-18 Tennessee Hunting and Trapping Guide . On page 28 in the guide, there is a chart that indicates hunters will be allowed to use dogs during the Nov. 18-21 gun/muzzleloader/archery hunt in Bear Hunt Zones 1, 2, and 3. […]

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A Lesson In Praise

A Lesson In Praise

on September 25, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Praise the Lord! — Psalm 150:1 Psalm 150 is not only a beautiful expression of praise, it’s also a lesson in praising the Lord. It tells us where to praise, why we’re to praise, how we’re to praise, and who should offer praise. Where do we praise? In God’s “sanctuary” and “mighty firmament” (v.1). Wherever we are in the world […]

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We Want #MooreMAGA, down with #Stranger Danger

on September 24, 2017, 7:12 AM / in Opinion

by Yvonne Burton Sidenote: I have recently learned Covfefe is an outdated meme….thanks for nothin Lucian Wintrich…anyhow I have changed this site from The Covfefe File to my name. My name can’t be an outdated meme I don’t think….either way, I ain’t changing my name….moving on…. This blog is about deeds + words = MAGA. Tuesday is an extremely important election […]

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Big day for tax reform

on September 24, 2017, 6:54 AM / in National News

This was put together with the aid of Niv Elis Wednesday is a big day for Republicans, with leaders expected to finally unveil the framework of their tax reform plan, following months of speculation, negotiations and controversy. It’s a high-stakes moment for a party looking for a big legislative win and comes as a last-ditch effort to pass the GOP’s other […]

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