Articles by: Staff

U.S. Surpasses 3 Million Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

on July 9, 2020, 8:40 AM / in National News

According to Johns Hopkins University, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the U.S. has surpassed 3 million cases. The U.S. leads the planet in confirmed cases. There are roughly 12 million reported cases worldwide. The U.S. also leads in the number of related deaths, now at more than 130,000. There have been more than 550,000 deaths globally. As of […]

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Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy

Brooks Brothers files for bankruptcy

on July 9, 2020, 8:38 AM / in National News

Brooks Brothers has filed for bankruptcy protection and announced it would close 50 of its more than 500 stores due to the coronavirus crisis. The company, which was founded in 1818, also said it would halt manufacturing of its clothing in three U.S. factories in August. Brooks Brothers is looking for a buyer and has “secured a $75 million debtor-in-possession […]

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Harvard, MIT sue over ICE policy sending foreign students home

Harvard, MIT sue over ICE policy sending foreign students home

on July 9, 2020, 8:34 AM / in National News

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging a Trump administration policy forcing foreign students to return to their home countries if their colleges are offering only online classes this fall. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced the policy directive on Monday. Harvard, which has 5,000 international students, announced this week all fall classes will […]

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Pence: CDC will revise school guidelines Trump calls ‘too tough’

on July 9, 2020, 8:29 AM / in National News

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is revising its school-reopening guidance after President Trump tweeted that the public health agency’s plan was too restrictive and expensive, Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday. “The president said today we just don’t want the guidance to be too tough,” Pence said. Pence added that the CDC would issue “a new set of […]

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Supreme Court: Trump birth control rule can stand

Supreme Court: Trump birth control rule can stand

on July 9, 2020, 8:25 AM / in National News

The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Wednesday to uphold a Trump administration rule that will let employers opt out of providing no-cost birth control if they cite moral or religious objections. The Affordable Care Act mandated employers and insurers provide contraceptives as part of their coverage, but exempted houses of worship. The Trump administration broadened the exception to cover all employers […]

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NC: Veto Override Fails for Second Amendment Preservation Act

NC: Veto Override Fails for Second Amendment Preservation Act

on July 9, 2020, 8:21 AM / in State News

On July 8th, the veto override attempt in the House of Representatives for House Bill 652, the Second Amendment Preservation Act, received a vote of 66-48, failing to meet the 3/5 minimum needed. HB 652 previously passed both chambers of the General Assembly with overwhelming bipartisan majorities. Gov. Cooper erroneously claimed that the bill will allow guns in schools and […]

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Why Halle Berry Was Forced to Turn Down An Acting Gig

Why Halle Berry Was Forced to Turn Down An Acting Gig

on July 9, 2020, 8:18 AM / in National News, Opinion

And you thought winning that award meant she had the skills to perform. By Brad Slager  |  Town Hall Once again we are watching as someone in entertainment has had to recoil when they were “revealed” to have said something insensitive regarding an upcoming film role. This time it was Halle Berry, who had the temerity to suggest that she was […]

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Tech Takes the Lead

on July 9, 2020, 7:34 AM / in National News

And here we go sports fans… the market  gives, it takes away and then it gives again… Stocks rallied on Wednesday even in light of weaker European markets, rising coronavirus cases, new lockdown demands across some of America’s biggest cities, concern over a return to normal and ahead of what is expected to be weak earnings season and a slowing […]

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BLM “Teacher,” “Scholar”: Two and Two Not Four

BLM “Teacher,” “Scholar”: Two and Two Not Four

on July 9, 2020, 6:39 AM / in National News

Written by  R. Cort Kirkwood It appears that Black Lives Matter activists have reached peak insanity. The latest from a member of the Marxist-controlled group that’s promoting violence across the country is this: Unlike Black Lives, mathematics don’t matter. The right answers when adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing aren’t really right — or wrong That idea that 2 + 2 = […]

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Maury County Mayor Ogles: No mask mandate, ‘you have a choice’

Maury County Mayor Ogles: No mask mandate, ‘you have a choice’

on July 9, 2020, 6:01 AM / in State News

by Jason Hall |  Fox 17 Nashville MAURY COUNTY, Tenn. (WZTV) — Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles announced he he will not mandate that masks be required in public. “I, Andy Ogles, Mayor of Maury County choose not to infringe on your liberty but rather to stand in the gap. I took an oath to defend our constitution and intend to […]

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Everything We Need and More

Everything We Need and More

on July 9, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

[God’s] divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life. 2 Peter 1:3 In a field on the English countryside, G. K. Chesterton stood up from where he had been sitting and exploded with laughter. His outburst was so sudden and so loud that the cows could not take their eyes off him. Just minutes before, the […]

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July 9th in History

July 9th in History

on July 9, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 175 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Agilulfus of Cologne Amandina of Schakkebroek (one of Martyrs of Southern Hunan) Blessed Marija Petković Everilda Gregorio Grassi (one of Martyrs of Shanxi) Martyr Saints of China Martyrs […]

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Salvaging a Hero’s Home

Salvaging a Hero’s Home

on July 8, 2020, 7:46 AM / in History

By Eliot Lothrop  |  Journal of Light Construction ast summer, I joined a team of local design professionals and volunteers tasked with salvaging and relocating a historic home in Milton, Vt. The small, unassuming farmhouse (built circa 1840) was once owned by Civil War hero and Vermont native George Jerrison Stannard. Stannard, a general in the Union army, is renowned for helping […]

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EPA Finds 2 Lysol Products Kill New Coronavirus on Surfaces

EPA Finds 2 Lysol Products Kill New Coronavirus on Surfaces

on July 8, 2020, 7:28 AM / in National News

Lysol Disinfectant Spray and Lysol Disinfectant Max Cover Mist were found during laboratory tests to be effective against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, the EPA said Monday. Before products are able to legally make the claim that they can kill a specific pathogen they must be authorized by EPA to do so based on a review of data. The Lysol […]

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Supreme Court reinstates fast-track pipeline permit except for Keystone XL

Supreme Court reinstates fast-track pipeline permit except for Keystone XL

on July 8, 2020, 7:22 AM / in National News

The Supreme Court on Monday reinstated the use of a permit that’s used to fast-track pipeline construction, except in the case of the Keystone XL pipeline. A lower court ruled in April that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did not follow environmental requirements when it reissued the permit, known as Nationwide Permit 12, preventing it from being used across […]

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IDPA Shoot Sunday 07/12/2020 at 2:00

on July 8, 2020, 7:10 AM / in Announcements

Don’t forget the IDPA shoot scheduled for this Sunday at the Tennessee Sports Foundation – 3583 Riverside Drive, Jackson. Try to come 30 minutes early to help set up the course of fire. Bring 100 rounds and you will have plenty.  We will not wear a cover garment. The weather looks iffy, so make sure to check here to see […]

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“Cancel Hamilton” erupts on Twitter because creator hasn’t been vocal about BLM

on July 8, 2020, 7:03 AM / in National News

Headline:“Cancel Hamilton” erupts on Twitter after Lin Manuel Miranda’s musical debuts on Disney Plus What’s Up: Last weekend’s massively successful release of “Hamilton” on Disney’s video streaming platform has also sparked blowback against the company and the musical’s writer/producer/star, Lin Manuel Miranda. Why? Because he has delayed in endorsing Black Lives Matter. Quote: “‘We spoke out on the day of the Pulse […]

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Biden takes a pass…. America shouldn’t

Biden takes a pass…. America shouldn’t

on July 8, 2020, 6:58 AM / in Opinion

I know that not everyone who takes my newsletter is a Christian. But I must express what is on my heart. America’s problems are best described by the late Adrian Rogers who once said, “This God blessed nation of ours has been taken over by the world, the flesh and the devil. We need a national, moral and spiritual revival […]

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False Predictions

False Predictions

on July 8, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Tell us, when will these things be? And what will be the sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age? —Matthew 24:3 News that a solar eclipse would take place on July 22, 2009, brought an alarming prediction. It was predicted that the eclipse would sufficiently affect gravitational pull, causing tectonic plates to “pop a seam,” resulting […]

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July 8th in History

July 8th in History

on July 8, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 176 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Air Force and Air Defense Forces Day (Ukraine) Christian Feast Day: Abda and Sabas Auspicius of Trier Grimbald Kilian, Totnan, and Colman Procopius of Scythopolis Sunniva and companions Theobald of Marly […]

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