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State Senator Files Backup Bill to Recently Introduced Trans Drag Show Bill

State Senator Files Backup Bill to Recently Introduced Trans Drag Show Bill

on November 26, 2022, 6:45 AM / in State News

Tennessee Star A state senator from Tennessee has introduced a bill that would disallow changes to a recent bill filed by another state senator. SB 005, as introduced, “enacts the ‘Youth Health Protection Act,’” otherwise known as SB 001. SB 005 was introduced by State Senator Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma). “It is there in case someone tries to alter the Senate Bill […]

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Former state Sen. Brian Kelsey pleads guilty to two federal charges in campaign conspiracy

Former state Sen. Brian Kelsey pleads guilty to two federal charges in campaign conspiracy

on November 25, 2022, 6:34 AM / in State News

By Melissa Brown | Nashville Tennessean Former state Sen. Brian Kelsey pleaded guilty on Tuesday to two federal corruption charges in what prosecutors have described as a campaign finance conspiracy to benefit his failed bid for a U.S. congressional seat. Appearing before a judge at the Fred D. Thompson federal courthouse in Nashville, Kelsey pleaded guilty to one count of […]

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‘They’re Trying to Run Out the Clock’: Kari Lake Files 1st Lawsuit After Election

‘They’re Trying to Run Out the Clock’: Kari Lake Files 1st Lawsuit After Election

on November 25, 2022, 5:44 AM / in State News

By Zachary Stieber | Epoch Times Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake on Nov. 23 filed a lawsuit against Maricopa County. Lake sued Stephen Richer, the county’s recorder, and other officials in Arizona Superior Court. She’s asking the court to compel the officials to promptly produce records on the administration of the midterm elections, which featured widespread issues in the state’s largest county. “Given […]

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At least seven dead after ‘manager’ opens fire in Virginia Walmart

At least seven dead after ‘manager’ opens fire in Virginia Walmart

on November 23, 2022, 8:34 AM / in State News

A gunman opened fire in a busy Virginia Walmart on Tuesday night — slaughtering six people in a senseless attack just days before Thanksgiving. The shooter, believed to the store manager, is also dead. Officers responded about 10:15 p.m. to a report of a shooting at the Walmart on Sam’s Circle in Chesapeake, where they found multiple people dead or […]

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Maricopa County Voting Centers Plagued with Tabulation Errors on Election Day Affected Areas Averaging Well Over 300 Percent More Republicans Than Democrats

on November 23, 2022, 7:59 AM / in News, State News

Arizona Sun Times Voters encountered problems casting their ballots at 70 of the 223 vote centers in Maricopa County on Election Day, November 8, 2022, resulting in long lines and concerns that ballots ended up not tabulated or “misread,” and commingled with ballots that had already been tabulated. Averaged together, the problems occurred in areas where Election Day voting was […]

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Bellevue police officer dies after motorcycle crash

Bellevue police officer dies after motorcycle crash

on November 23, 2022, 7:50 AM / in State News

AGRICULTURE & WATER Washington dairy farmers continue to face headwinds (Pacific Northwest Ag Network) BUSINESS, ECONOMY & LABOR A rail strike looms and impact on US economy could be broad (AP) Consumers could pay price if railroads, unions can’t agree (AP) This year’s Thanksgiving turkey will cost you more. Here’s why (Crosscut) ‘Creative destruction’: Seattle-area tech companies paring back amid […]

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Oregon Teacher Posted List of Pejoratives About Whites; School Super Backs Teacher

Oregon Teacher Posted List of Pejoratives About Whites; School Super Backs Teacher

on November 22, 2022, 8:39 AM / in State News

by R. Cort Kirkwood Doing the job that leftist mainstream media reporters won’t do, Libs of TikTok has exposed yet another public-school scandal about which nothing will be done. A teacher at a high school in Scappoose, Oregon, treated her white students to a litany of insults that called them “predator,” “privileged,” “school shooter,” and, of course, “racist.” When parents objected to the […]

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LG Chem to build $3.2B cathode plant in Clarksville

on November 22, 2022, 8:12 AM / in State News

By Erik Schelzig | TNJ LG Chem of South Korea announced plans to build a $3.2 billion cathode plant in Clarksville to supply electric vehicle makers in Tennessee and elsewhere. The new facility is projected to create 860 jobs in Montgomery County. Here’s the release from Gov. Bill Lee’s office: NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and […]

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Gas prices ease by 9 cents in week before Thanksgiving

on November 22, 2022, 8:06 AM / in State News

TNJ Tennessee gas prices dropped 9 cents in the week before the travel-heavy Thanksgiving weekend to an average of $3.20 per gallon, according the AAA auto club. The state’s fuel prices were 13 cents lower than a month ago, but 8 cents more than a year ago. AAA says 69% of gas stations have gas available for less than $3.25 […]

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Capital Buzz: Washington State – State Budget forecast grew $762M despite recession worries; Studies show prescribed burns key to forest resiliency

Capital Buzz: Washington State – State Budget forecast grew $762M despite recession worries; Studies show prescribed burns key to forest resiliency

on November 22, 2022, 7:38 AM / in State News

BUSINESS, ECONOMY & LABOR Largest rail union rejects contract agreement, heads back to bargaining table (NPR/OPB) Ostrom Mushroom workers allege continued mistreatment amid AG lawsuit (The Seattle Times) Inflation, low donations and rising demand hit Seattle food banks (Crosscut) Whatcom County could see major impacts amid potential grocery merger (The Bellingham Herald) CONGRESS Rep. Hakeem Jeffries makes historic bid to […]

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Philip Weybourne died of a fentanyl overdose during trip to Disney World in Florida

on November 22, 2022, 7:22 AM / in State News

A British IT exec died from a fentanyl overdose during a trip to Disney World in Florida with his wife and young son, a UK court has heard. Philip Weybourne, the 40-year-old Middle East director of Excis Compliance Limited, died on just the third day of his family vacation in May, a hearing into the cause of his death was […]

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Gay Club Shooting Suspect Evaded Colorado’s Red Flag Gun Law

on November 22, 2022, 7:15 AM / in Opinion, State News

This article is written by The Associated Press and posted on Newsy. I am using this article as an example of those that wish to control your thoughts and actions even before they occur. Original Post The law that allows guns to be removed from people deemed dangerous to themselves or others has seldom been used in Colorado. A year […]

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Uncounted Votes on Overlooked Memory Card Flips Election in Georgia

on November 21, 2022, 7:24 AM / in State News

By Jack Phillips |  Epoch Times An overlooked memory card in Cobb County, Georgia, with uncounted ballots changed the final results of a special election, officials have said. The county’s Board of Elections and Registration voted to recertify the results of the Nov. 8 Kennesaw City Council special election during a Nov. 18 meeting, according to a statement. “The recertification was necessary after […]

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Nearby resident’s dog was skinned shortly before Univ. of Idaho murders

Nearby resident’s dog was skinned shortly before Univ. of Idaho murders

on November 21, 2022, 7:13 AM / in State News

By Yaron Steinbuch | New York Post A couple’s dog was killed and skinned just three miles away from where the four University of Idaho students were brutally slaughtered in their home, leading locals to fear a connection between the two attacks. Buddy, a 12-year-old mini Australian Shepherd belonging to Pam and Jim Colbert, was left with fur only on his legs and […]

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Meet the Stupidest Man in Nevada GOP Politics

on November 21, 2022, 7:09 AM / in State News

(Chuck Muth) – OK, my post-election vacation is officially over.  So time to jump back in the saddle and start deconstructing the 2022 GOP debacle (with few exceptions).  Let’s start here… Blogger Rob “Wheel Is Turning but Hamster’s Dead” Lauer continues to prove himself as the stupidest man in Nevada GOP politics…and that’s saying something! Ask him what number to call for 9-1-1 […]

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Arizona AG Opens Inquiry into Maricopa County Election Irregularities, Possible Legal Violations

on November 21, 2022, 7:01 AM / in State News

by John Solomon | Arizona Sun Times The Arizona attorney general’s office has opened an inquiry into Maricopa County’s handling of the mid-term elections, demanding a full report of well-publicized irregularities and warning there is evidence of “statutory violations.” The letter from Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s election integrity unit marks a major escalation in the dispute over how voters were […]

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U.S. Western District Attorney Announces Sentences in Three Cases, Including One Prosecuted by Attorney from Miyares’ Office

on November 21, 2022, 6:59 AM / in State News

BY Eric Burk | Tennessee Star U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia Christopher Kavanaugh announced sentences in three separate drug dealing cases on Friday, including a case prosecuted by an attorney cross-designated between the Office of the Attorney General and the U.S. Attorney’s office. Special Assistant United States Attorney M. Suzanne Kerney-Quillen prosecuted the case against Pedro Loza, […]

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5 dead, 18 wounded in shooting at LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado

on November 20, 2022, 6:50 AM / in State News

A gunman killed five people and wounded 18 others at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colo. early Sunday, police said. Police received a report of a shooting at 11:57 p.m. at Club Q, and the suspect was injured and being treated, according to The Associated Press. “Club Q is devastated by the senseless attack on our community,” the club […]

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Nashville LGBT Chamber Pushes For Murfreesboro City Manager To Reverse Ban On Organizers Of “Family-Friendly” Pride Festival

Nashville LGBT Chamber Pushes For Murfreesboro City Manager To Reverse Ban On Organizers Of “Family-Friendly” Pride Festival

on November 19, 2022, 7:31 AM / in State News

The Tennessee Conservative [By Jason Vaughn] – Following the “family-friendly” Boro Pride festival event hosted by Tennessee Equality Project Foundation (TEPF)  in September, Murfreesboro City Manager Craig Tindall banned the organizers from further use of city property when he found they had misrepresented the event in their application and violated city ordinances. Now, the Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce has contacted the […]

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Michigan Governor Seeks to Enact Stricter Gun-Control Laws

Michigan Governor Seeks to Enact Stricter Gun-Control Laws

on November 19, 2022, 6:14 AM / in State News

By Bradley Martin | The Epoch Times With a newly-elected Democratic-majority legislature, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer seeks to enact sweeping new gun-control legislation that was previously not possible under a Republican-led House and Senate. “It’s new territory for a lot of people,” Whitmer told Bridge Michigan. “I’m excited about what I think we’re going to get done.” The incumbent governor won re-election to a second term after […]

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