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Wright’s Resistance Cost Him His Life

Wright’s Resistance Cost Him His Life

on April 13, 2021, 11:03 AM / in Opinion, State News

The issue wasn’t weapon confusion. The issue was his behavior. BY Nate Jackson |  PATRIOT POST Daunte Wright was killed Sunday by Kimberly Potter of the Brooklyn Center Police Department during a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb. Potter, 48, is a 26-year veteran and is white, while Wright was a 20-year-old black man. According to the race-baiting Leftmedia, that’s all […]

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Tennessee Star Daily – TUESDAY April 13

on April 13, 2021, 9:23 AM / in State News

Longtime conservative firebrand Ann Coulter spoke at MTSU an The Tennessee Star was there! Our own Corinne Murdock tells us who all was there, what they said, and shares a couple of snapshots, too! Meanwhile, over in Chancery Court, Judge Moskal had a thing or to to say about the Tennessee Education Lottery’s decision to try to shut down Tennessee’s Action 24/7 […]

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‘She was just a baby’: Girl just weeks away from first birthday fatally shot in Syracuse drive-by

on April 13, 2021, 9:21 AM / in State News

An 11-month-girl was killed and two other young girls were injured in a drive-by shooting in upstate New York, police said. Dior Harris was just weeks away from her first birthday when she was shot multiple times shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday while in the backseat of the car in Syracuse, CNY Central reported. “She was just a baby,” her mom, […]

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DeSantis and doctors accuse media, Big Tech of hiding harm from COVID restrictions

DeSantis and doctors accuse media, Big Tech of hiding harm from COVID restrictions

on April 13, 2021, 9:16 AM / in State News

By Greg Piper | JUST THE NEWS The media, academy and Big Tech are suppressing facts about the harms caused by COVID-19 lockdown policies, especially for younger generations, Gov. Ron DeSantis and public health experts said in a “roundtable discussion” on the novel coronavirus Monday. These powerful American institutions are also misleading their audiences about the public health results from Florida’s […]

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Tennessee ranks fifth from bottom in COVID-19 vaccination rate

Tennessee ranks fifth from bottom in COVID-19 vaccination rate

on April 13, 2021, 9:08 AM / in State News

By Erik Schelzig | TENNESSEE NEWS JOURNAL Tennessee ranks fifth-worst among the states for the percentage of residents who have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccines. The 30.3% rate was above only Louisiana, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi, according to CDC data compiled by The Washington Post. Tennessee slipped another spot among states delivering both doses of the vaccine, with its […]

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1 teen killed, cop wounded in shooting at Knoxville, Tennessee high school: police

on April 13, 2021, 8:44 AM / in State News

A teenage student was fatally shot and a police officer wounded in a shooting Monday afternoon at a Knoxville, Tenn. high school, according to authorities and reports. Cops were responding to Austin-East Magnet High School around 3:15 p.m. to answer a call of someone who was possibly armed when they found the armed student inside a bathroom, according to the […]

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Police Release Body Camera Footage of Officer-Involved Shooting That Set Off Riots

on April 13, 2021, 8:42 AM / in State News

After a violent Sunday evening of looting and rioting outside Minneapolis, the Brooklyn Center Police Department released body camera footage of the events leading up to the shooting death of Daunte Wright. Tim Gannon, Brooklyn Center’s Chief of Police, shared the body camera footage from Sunday afternoon’s officer-involved shooting during a press conference. Chief Gannon described the video to reporters, […]

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TFA: Legislative Report and Calendar for April 9

TFA: Legislative Report and Calendar for April 9

on April 13, 2021, 8:14 AM / in State News

The Tennessee Legislature is moving toward the point where it wraps up its activities for the 2021 part of the two year session. As that day approaches, opportunities are ending to enact laws in 2021 which would restore your rights, which would remove infringements on your rights and which would require the state’s administrative branch to zealously defend Tennessee and […]

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It’s budget amendment week in Tennessee!

on April 13, 2021, 8:07 AM / in State News

Gov. Bill Lee is scheduled to present his annual budget amendment this week, usually a sign that the legislative session is nearing its end. The updated spending plan comes at a complicated time for policymakers given the influx of federal COVID-19 relief funds and the prospect of even more money from President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package. Lee in a speech […]

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Army Officer Police Video Sparks Calls For Investigation

on April 13, 2021, 7:46 AM / in State News

This is bad news and is left slanted…… but there are pretty substantial reasons why these reactions might have occurred… The mile drive is the first problem but is in line with what follows. He failed to obey a given order. He failed to get out of the car failing to obey another direct order. These things makes him suspect […]

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Doggone, That’s A Lot of Money

on April 12, 2021, 7:46 AM / in State News

A Florida woman who purchased her golden retriever, aptly named Sunny, from a local Petland store is suing the mega pet store for allegedly misleading her. Sunny’s owner purchased the pup for $3,500 and entered into a financing contract with Lending USA, a company that partners with Petland to offer loans to new pet owners. According to the lawsuit, Sunny’s […]

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Ban the Bar

Ban the Bar

on April 12, 2021, 7:40 AM / in State News

A New Jersey bar is suing its local government over unreasonable occupancy limits. Tashmoo Restaurant & Bar in Morristown, New Jersey, had its outdoor license revoked for overcrowding in June 2020 after town officials accused it of violating health guidelines by packing patrons into its pop-up beer garden. Now, the bar is suing the township for what it claims is […]

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Mother Arrested After 3 Children Found Slain in Los Angeles

Mother Arrested After 3 Children Found Slain in Los Angeles

on April 12, 2021, 7:30 AM / in State News

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mother of three children — all under the age of 5 — found slain inside a Los Angeles apartment Saturday morning has been arrested, police said. Liliana Carrillo, 30, was arrested in Tulare County, about 200 miles (322 kilometers) north of Los Angeles. It wasn’t immediately known if she had a lawyer who could speak […]

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Grisly video shows New Mexico cop’s shooting death during traffic stop

Grisly video shows New Mexico cop’s shooting death during traffic stop

on April 12, 2021, 6:59 AM / in State News

By Jorge Fitz-Gibbon | The New York Post Newly released footage shows the chilling moment a New Mexico cop is gunned down during a traffic stop. The video from the dashcam of state police Officer Darrian Jarrott’s squad car shows the state cop approaching a Chevy pickup truck on Interstate-10 on Feb. 4 and questioning the driver, who was pulled over […]

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“Total Chaos” – Unlawful Assembly Declared In Huntington Beach When “White Lives Matter” Clashed With Counter-Protesters

“Total Chaos” – Unlawful Assembly Declared In Huntington Beach When “White Lives Matter” Clashed With Counter-Protesters

on April 12, 2021, 6:35 AM / in State News

ZEROHEDGE Huntington Beach police declared an unlawful assembly in Downtown Huntington Beach, California, Sunday afternoon following a “White Lives Matter” rally that resulted in social unrest. Hundreds of people gathered in Downtown Huntington Beach for the event, but it appeared counter-protesters (representing Black Lives Matter) also showed up in numbers. Members of various factions clashed, and that was the time when police […]

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“Far Left Antifa Extremists” Set Fire To Portland ICE Building

on April 12, 2021, 6:28 AM / in National News, State News

BY TYLER DURDEN | ZEROHEDGE In Portland, Oregon, rioters set fire to a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement building late Saturday night. “The Portland ICE facility is currently on fire,” journalist Grace Morgan tweeted, accompanied by a video showing the front entrance of the building in flames. I’m at the ICE facility in Portland OR, for a big planned protest. […]

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Legislative Update, March 10, 2021

Legislative Update, March 10, 2021

on April 11, 2021, 9:42 AM / in State News

Tennessee General Assembly information, click HERE. For information on State Senators, including phone numbers and email addresses, click HERE; for House members, click HERE. For information on legislation, click HERE. Don’t forget that you can now watch the Senate committee meetings and floor sessions online by going HERE; House committee meetings and floor sessions online HERE. Phone calls can go to the legislative Switchboard at 615-741-3011 […]

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Texas Supreme Court Voids Restraining Order Against Salon Order

Texas Supreme Court Voids Restraining Order Against Salon Order

on April 11, 2021, 8:51 AM / in State News

By Rebecca Downs |  Townhall There’s been an update in the case of Shelley Luther, the Dallas salon owner who was briefly jailed last May for refusing to close her business in compliance with stay-at-home orders. On Friday, the Texas Supreme Court unanimously tossed out a civil and criminal contempt of court action against her, because the temporary restraining order […]

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New York to give up to $15,600 to undocumented migrants who lost work due to Covid

on April 11, 2021, 7:29 AM / in State News

BY Annaliese Levy | Sarah Carter Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York lawmakers struck a deal Tuesday on a $2.1 billion fund for undocumented essential workers who lost their jobs because of the Covid-19 pandemic, The New York Times reported. The “Excluded Workers Fund” could provide payments to hundreds of thousands of people excluded from other pandemic relief. The measure passed in the […]

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White teen pushed out of college after video of her saying N-word at 15 resurfaces

White teen pushed out of college after video of her saying N-word at 15 resurfaces

on April 11, 2021, 7:17 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Elizabeth Elizalde | New York Post Originally Posted December 29, 2020 A high school cheerleader had her college “dream” shattered when a black classmate arbitrarily posted a years-old video of her saying the N-word, her lawyer said this week — as the University of Tennessee faced backlash for pushing the teen out. Incoming freshman Mimi Groves, now 19, was kicked […]

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