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City Council defers urban chickens ordinance

City Council defers urban chickens ordinance

on May 8, 2013, 7:02 AM / in News, State News

Chickens within Chattanooga city limits will have to continue living renegade lives, as City Council members voted Tuesday to defer an ordinance that would have granted them legal status inside city lines. The ordinance, proposed by Councilman Chris Anderson of District 7, was deferred in a 6-3 vote. The proposal marked the first time the council has debated the issue of […]

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Dangerous Dog Addresses Made Public on Sheriff’s Interactive Map

Dangerous Dog Addresses Made Public on Sheriff’s Interactive Map

on May 8, 2013, 6:57 AM / in News, State News

By Denise A Justin, Identifying neighborhoods with dangerous dogs just got a whole lot easier thanks to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office’s new interactive map , Knox News reports. The technology is similar to the Sheriff’s Office’s crime map and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s sex offender map. Users can type in an address and search for dangerous dogs in […]

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West Tennessee Chapter of the Tennessee Firearms Association Meeting Tuesday Night

West Tennessee Chapter of the Tennessee Firearms Association Meeting Tuesday Night

on May 8, 2013, 6:23 AM / in Local News, News

Had an excellent meeting Tuesday night of the West TN Regional chapter of the TFA. Chandler LaFrain of Black Bullets International, a local manufacturer of cast and treated pistol projectiles gave one of the most interesting presentations I have witnessed at our meetings. Mr. LaFrain was extremely personable, and very informative about the procedures used to produce his award winning […]

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Honest Examination of Race

Honest Examination of Race

on May 7, 2013, 12:29 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Walter E. Williams One definition given for insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results; it might also be a definition of stupidity. Let’s look at some cities where large percentages of black Americans live under poor conditions. Experiencing a violent crime rate of 2,137 per 100,000 of the population, Detroit is the nation’s […]

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Madison County Fraud Reporting

on May 7, 2013, 8:35 AM / in Local News, News

There is a new fraud reporting link on the Madison County Website. Deputy Mayor White has indicated that two new web pages has been installed at the Madison County website. The question now becomes how do they get word to employees to utilize the if they have a need. You may visit the pages here. Audit Committee Page Link: http://www.co.madison.tn.us/index.aspx?nid=502 Reporting Link: http://www.co.madison.tn.us/forms.aspx?FID=88

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Teens Decide to Fight Back Against Anti-Christian Bullies

Teens Decide to Fight Back Against Anti-Christian Bullies

on May 7, 2013, 8:02 AM / in National News, News

By Todd Starnes Late last year, a public school teacher in northern Idaho told students to write an essay titled, “I Believe.” But there was one caveat – the students were not allowed to write anything about God in their papers. That act of religious censorship prompted a group of Christian students to start asking questions – and those questions […]

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The Plantation President

The Plantation President

on May 7, 2013, 8:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Jeffrey  Lord Justice Thomas makes a point: the liberal media as the new American slave owners. “I always knew that it would have to be a black president who was approved by the elites and the media. Any black person who says something that is not the prescribed things that they expect from a black person will be picked apart. […]

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Singer Lauryn Hill gets 3 months in prison for failing to file federal tax returns

Singer Lauryn Hill gets 3 months in prison for failing to file federal tax returns

on May 7, 2013, 7:54 AM / in National News, News

By David Porter Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. — Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill stood in federal court  Monday and compared her experience in the music business to the slavery her  ancestors endured before a judge sentenced her to three months in prison for  failing to pay about $1 million in taxes over the past decade. “I am a child of former […]

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Is there anything related to Benghazi that could get the president impeached?

Is there anything related to Benghazi that could get the president impeached?

on May 7, 2013, 7:51 AM / in Opinion

By Rick Moran Short  answer – not yet. For all the words spread around recently about impeaching  Obama over Benghazi, there is a curious ommission made in every single article  and blog post I’ve read that advocates or predicts that Obama will be  impeached. They  all seem to be missing the words “high crimes and  misdemeanors.” Yes,  I know – […]

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Lee Bright: A true conservative to unseat H1B and amnesty-loving RINO traitor Lindsey Graham in SC

Lee Bright: A true conservative to unseat H1B and amnesty-loving RINO traitor Lindsey Graham in SC

on May 7, 2013, 7:43 AM / in Opinion

by Javeth This has been brought up before, but now there’s apparently a ground-swell of support and a full-fledged grass-roots movement, to draft true conservative Lee Bright as a primary challenger to treasonous RINO Lindsey Grahamnesty in South Carolina. Lindsey Graham has sold us out many times before, but now he’s gone way too far in supporting an America-ruining immigration […]

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South Korean president: North Korea will “pay” for any attack

on May 7, 2013, 7:35 AM / in National News, News

(CBS News) NEW YORK — South Korean President Park Geun-hye is a fascinating character — she’s the first woman president in a male-dominated society, and she’s as tough as they come. Her father was President of South Korea for more than twenty years before he was assassinated; her mother was also assassinated, and Park herself was viciously slashed with a […]

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Delaware to vote on becoming 11th state to allow gay marriage

Delaware to vote on becoming 11th state to allow gay marriage

on May 7, 2013, 7:11 AM / in National News, News

(Reuters) – Delaware lawmakers will take up a gay marriage bill on Tuesday in a bid to make the state the 11th to allow same-sex couples to wed. The scheduled vote in the state’s Democrat-controlled Senate follows the General Assembly’s passage of the bill several weeks ago. Governor Jack Markell, an outspoken supporter of gay marriage, has vowed to sign […]

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Smart Meters – Not a Smart Idea Health & Safety Risks of Wireless Utility Meters

Smart Meters – Not a Smart Idea Health & Safety Risks of Wireless Utility Meters

on May 7, 2013, 7:06 AM / in National News, News

Since 2009, Dominion Virginia Power has installed over 100,000 smart meters in demonstration areas of Midlothian, Charlottesville, Northern Virginia, downtown Richmond, Williamsburg and areas of Blue Ridge.  We are continuing our investment in smart meter technology by upgrading meters in Northern Virginia. Approximately 200,000 customers living inside the Beltway of Northern Virginia, including localities of Falls Church, Arlington, Alexandria and […]

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Internet sales tax bill faces tough sell in House

Internet sales tax bill faces tough sell in House

on May 7, 2013, 6:40 AM / in National News, News

 Associated Press By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Associated Press   WASHINGTON (AP) — Traditional retailers and cash-strapped states face a tough sell in the House as they lobby Congress to limit tax-free shopping on the Internet. The Senate voted 69 to 27 Monday to pass a bill that empowers states to collect sales taxes from Internet purchases. Under the bill, states […]

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Three Ohio women rescued a decade after they vanished

Three Ohio women rescued a decade after they vanished

on May 7, 2013, 6:35 AM / in National News, News

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) – An Ohio school bus driver and his two brothers have been arrested after three women who vanished separately as teenagers about a decade ago were found alive at a Cleveland house. Authorities were alerted to the missing women’s whereabouts on Monday evening by a frantic emergency call from one of them, Amanda Berry, moments […]

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The Return of the Mad-As-Hell Patent Attorney [WITH PICS]

The Return of the Mad-As-Hell Patent Attorney [WITH PICS]

on May 7, 2013, 6:23 AM / in National News, News

Warning…. there are a few words that you might not see in your reading pool. By Joe Patrice Earlier this week, we discussed L.A.-based patent attorney Andrew Schroeder. For those who missed out on the first go-around, Schroeder penned a couple of blistering assaults on the quality of the USPTO’s work that were brought to the attention of University of […]

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Quote of the Day

on May 7, 2013, 6:15 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Dill’s eyes flickered at Jem, and Jem looked at the floor. Then he rose and broke the remaining code of our childhood. He went out of the room and down the hall. “Atticus,” his voice was distant, “can you come here a minute, sir?” Beneath its sweat-streaked dirt Dill’s face went white. I felt sick. […] Jem was standing in […]

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Sen. Lamar Alexander out on limb by advocating an Internet sales tax in Tennessee

Sen. Lamar Alexander out on limb by advocating an Internet sales tax in Tennessee

on May 6, 2013, 11:17 AM / in News, State News

Original Article                  WASHINGTON — Known as an elder statesman among Tennessee politicians, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander easily snatched up all the House members he wanted to support his 2014 re-election campaign. But many of those same conservative allies are ambivalent or even critical of the former governor’s top legislative priority. Alexander is shepherding an unusual bill for a keep-taxes-low Volunteer […]

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Quick Bit of News From AntiWar.com

on May 6, 2013, 9:47 AM / in National News, News

News Israeli Strikes on Syria Risk a Wider War Will Israel’s Attacks Drive US Into Syria? In Attacking Syria, Israel Bets on No Retaliation Syria: Israeli Attack ‘Declaration of War, Coordinated with Terrorists’ Karzai: Afghans Will Never Recognize Pak Border Pakistan Election Front-Runners: Stop Backing US Terror War First Death ‘a Matter of Time’ as Gitmo Strike Continues Viewpoints Justin […]

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Pentagon Confirms That Soldiers Could Be Court-Martialed for Sharing Faith

Pentagon Confirms That Soldiers Could Be Court-Martialed for Sharing Faith

on May 6, 2013, 8:58 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Dave Bohon A fight is heating up between conservative Christians and Obama’s Department of Defense over the Pentagon’s admission that U.S. military personnel could face court-martial for sharing their Christian faith with others. In a statement provided to Fox News, the Pentagon confirmed: “Religious proselytization is not permitted within the Department of Defense…. Court martials and non-judicial punishments […]

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