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The Bozos Driving the Trump Bus in Nevada

The Bozos Driving the Trump Bus in Nevada

on July 6, 2020, 7:13 AM / in Opinion, State News

  (Chuck Muth) – On March 31, 2020, Josh Skaggs, a regional field director for the Trump re-election campaign in Nevada, reportedly inked a letter to Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel in which he sounded the alarm on how badly the campaign was screwing up here…      “In 2016, Donald Trump lost Nevada by a narrow margin.  In […]

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NRA Endorses Sen. John Stevens for Tennessee State Senate

NRA Endorses Sen. John Stevens for Tennessee State Senate

on July 6, 2020, 6:52 AM / in State News

  On behalf of our more than five million members, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today endorsed John Stevens for re-election to the 24th Senate District of Tennessee. “John Stevens is a champion of our Second Amendment freedoms and has always fought to protect the constitutional rights of law-abiding Tennesseans,” said Matt Herriman, NRA-ILA’s Tennessee state director. […]

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Frederick Douglass statue toppled in New York

on July 6, 2020, 6:31 AM / in State News

Vandals toppled a statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass in Rochester, New York, on Sunday, on the anniversary of his July 5, 1852 speech, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July.” The statue was torn from its pedestal and left about 50 feet away, near the Genesee River gorge. Douglass, a former slave, delivered his famous speech to the […]

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8 feared dead after 2 planes collide over Idaho lake

8 feared dead after 2 planes collide over Idaho lake

on July 6, 2020, 6:26 AM / in State News

Eight passengers and crew members were presumed dead after two planes collided over Lake Coeur d’Alene in Idaho on Sunday. The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that two bodies had been recovered. No survivors were found. Witnesses saw the two planes hit each other, then crash into the water near Powderhorn Bay. The National Transportation Safety Board said the aircraft […]

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Atlanta’s mayor tells protesters to leave after 8-year-old girl killed

Atlanta’s mayor tells protesters to leave after 8-year-old girl killed

on July 6, 2020, 6:23 AM / in State News

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) said Sunday that protesters should “clear out” of an area near the Wendy’s where Rayshard Brooks was killed by police in June, after an 8-year-old African-American girl was fatally shot nearby. “Enough is enough,” Bottoms said at a news conference. The child, Secoriea Turner, was riding in a car with her mother and a […]

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New rule requires Tennessee students to get flu vaccines

New rule requires Tennessee students to get flu vaccines

on July 6, 2020, 6:07 AM / in State News

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee students will have to get their flu shot this fall and also be immunized for COVID-19 if a vaccine becomes available under an emergency rule unanimously approved Friday by the university’s Board of Trustees. The university went to online classes because of the coronavirus pandemic on March 16, which was extended April 1 through the […]

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COVID or not, Tennessee expects 180 days of ‘quality instruction’ for students next year

COVID or not, Tennessee expects 180 days of ‘quality instruction’ for students next year

on July 6, 2020, 6:05 AM / in State News

By Marta W. Aldrich   |  Chalkbeat Tennessee officials expect districts and charter schools to provide students with 180 days of “quality instruction” for 6½ hours each day, even if the coronavirus disrupts classrooms for a second straight year. They’re also warning local school leaders not to expect the state to grant blanket waivers on required instructional time, including four hours […]

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Calls grow for Tennessee to cancel TNReady testing for second straight year

Calls grow for Tennessee to cancel TNReady testing for second straight year

on July 6, 2020, 6:02 AM / in State News

By Marta W. Aldrich |  Chalkbeat Tennessee’s simmering debate over standardized testing is heating up during the pandemic as key education groups clash over whether the state should remove the burden of testing from school communities for a second straight year. Groups began lining up both for and against testing after Superintendent Joris Ray, who leads the state’s largest district […]

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Dickson Co. schools online learning program focused on homeschool students planned in fall

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

By Chris Gadd | Nashville Tennessean A revised online learning program is expected to be tested this fall by Dickson County schools in a move to keep homeschool students updated with state and county standards as well as help other students who might need the program. At its June meeting, the Dickson County School Board on first vote approved the […]

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Nashville Mayor Shuts Down 4th of July Celebrations but Allows Black Lives Matter to Protest America on Independence Day

Nashville Mayor Shuts Down 4th of July Celebrations but Allows Black Lives Matter to Protest America on Independence Day

on July 5, 2020, 8:23 AM / in State News

By Jim Hoft |  Gateway Pundit  Black Lives Matter held a protest in Nashville on Fourth of July this afternoon. Thousands of people turned out. Several thousand people gather at Bicentennial Park to rally for equality and freedom on the 4th of July @WKRN #wkrn pic.twitter.com/I4qfcXS8B4 — ValenciaNews2 (@ValenciaWicker) July 4, 2020 The BLM protesters did not burn down the historic courthouse this […]

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Massachusetts city approves polyamory, the inevitable consequence of gay ‘marriage’

Massachusetts city approves polyamory, the inevitable consequence of gay ‘marriage’

on July 4, 2020, 7:50 AM / in Opinion, State News

By JONATHON VAN MAREN Once we start redefining marriage, ‘those redefinitions have no principled stopping point.’ (LifeSiteNews) – Earlier this year, a Utah Republican put forward a bill to decriminalize polygamy, receiving unanimous consent almost immediately from a key Senate committee. At the time, I noted that this was unsurprising: Once marriage was redefined and placed in a panoply of morally acceptable […]

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BREAKING FROM ST. LOUIS: McCloskeys Have Armed Security Team on Balcony as BLM and Antifa Threaten Home on Friday Night

on July 4, 2020, 7:40 AM / in State News

By Jim Hoft Last weekend hundreds of Black Lives Matter and Antifa protesters broke through the gate on Portland Place, a private street in St. Louis. Mark and Patricia McCloskey were eating dinner when the criminal mob marched down their street, painted the street and protested in front of Mayor Lyda Krewson’s home. The McCloskeys, in fear for their lives and […]

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Scholar forced to resign over study that found police shootings not biased against blacks

Scholar forced to resign over study that found police shootings not biased against blacks

on July 2, 2020, 8:44 AM / in State News

Union rep tells College Fix that university should not share data that runs afoul of its support of BLM protests Michigan State University leaders have successfully pressured Stephen Hsu to resign from his position as vice president of research and innovation after the Graduate Employees Union launched a campaign to oust him from his role. This came after the union, which represents teaching and research assistants, crawled […]

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Richmond removes statue of Gen. Stonewall Jackson

on July 2, 2020, 8:25 AM / in State News

I might suggest removing any markers or street names that refer to blacks be removed as well. Since it honors a person of race, they should be replaced by anti racist names like _______________ , by gosh, we just couldn’t think of one. Richmond, Virginia, authorities on Wednesday removed a statue of Gen. Stonewall Jackson as momentum builds to end […]

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NYPD Hits Rock Bottom: 272 Officers File for Retirement, Lowest Morale in Over 38 Years

on July 2, 2020, 7:58 AM / in State News

By Ryan Foley  |  The Western Journal With anti-police rhetoric on the rise and a decision by local leadership to partially defund the police and completely disband the city’s plainclothes anti-crime unit, it should not come as a surprise that a shocking number of New York City police officers want out. According to the New York Post, 272 NYPD officers filed retirement papers in the month […]

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The Block Party Is Over. Arrests Made After Mayor Orders End of CHOP.

The Block Party Is Over. Arrests Made After Mayor Orders End of CHOP.

on July 2, 2020, 7:13 AM / in State News

By Luis Miguel The experiment in anarchy is over — for now. Seattle police cleared the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) on Wednesday following an emergency order from Mayor Jenny Durkan (D). Numerous arrests were made as the city retook possession of the Seattle Police Department’s East Precinct, citing violence and lawlessness in the area as their primary motives for […]

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McGrath wins Democrat nomination in Kentucky

McGrath wins Democrat nomination in Kentucky

on July 1, 2020, 8:39 AM / in State News

Amy McGrath, a former Marine combat pilot, won the Democratic nomination in the Kentucky Senate primary on Tuesday, defeating state Rep. Charles Booker (D) to earn the right to take on McConnell in November. McGrath was declared the winner after mail-in ballots were tabulated over the past week following the June 23 election, with some counties announcing their totals on […]

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Seattle mayor slams protesters for showing no ‘regard for’ her ‘safety’ as demonstrators circle her home

on July 1, 2020, 7:55 AM / in State News

This is FUNNY!!!  What I would like to see is for Lezzie Durkan to sue that naturalized citizen, Sawant, and then cause Sawant to be deported back to India. Durkan is a JOKE (a BAD joke)  and she should have gone out and joined those *visitors* in their SUMMER OF LOVE. Jackie Juntti WGEN  idzrus@earthlink.net Video’s on the web page http://redstatewatcher.com/aggregate.asp?id=168188 […]

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Gun-wielding Couple Defends Home Against 300+ Black Lives Matter Mob

Gun-wielding Couple Defends Home Against 300+ Black Lives Matter Mob

on July 1, 2020, 7:33 AM / in State News

A Missouri couple went viral on social media for sporting firearms to ward off a crowd of Black Lives Matter vandals who trespassed on their property and threatened their home. Patricia McCloskey, 61, and her 63-year-old husband, Mark McCloskey, were seen wielding a handgun and a rifle, respectively, as a mob of 00 crowded around their home on its way to protest […]

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States with coronavirus surges roll back reopenings

on June 30, 2020, 8:36 AM / in State News

Hot-spot states are continuing to roll back business reopenings as coronavirus cases spike. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) ordered bars, gyms, theaters, water parks, and inner-tubing operations to shut down as infections surged. California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) warned that his state would continue to roll back its reopening plans if COVID-19 continues to spike. Newsom already ordered many bars […]

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