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Deputies shoot, kill man after he reportedly shot at a neighbor in South Knox County

Deputies shoot, kill man after he reportedly shot at a neighbor in South Knox County

on May 24, 2017, 6:47 AM / in State News

Knox County Sheriff’s Office deputies shot and killed a man in South Knox County on Tuesday evening after he reportedly fired shots at a neighbor and into the sky. Around 5:26 p.m., a resident of the 2200 block of Hay Meadow Trail in the Woodhaven subdivision called E-911 and reported a man had fired multiple shots at her, Knoxville Police Department […]

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Mayor Barry sides with the DA’s Office, throws Police Chief Anderson under the bus.

Mayor Barry sides with the DA’s Office, throws Police Chief Anderson under the bus.

on May 24, 2017, 6:40 AM / in Opinion, State News

From : A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville When on May 11 District Attorney General Glenn Funk announced that his office would not be bringing charges against police officer Josh Lippert for the shooting of  Jocques Clemmons, the Black man killed by White police officer Lippert during a police stop in James C. Casey Homes, I expected riots to break out.  […]

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An Open Letter to President Trump: If you don’t get rid of the snakes in your garden the Never Trumpers brought in… well….

An Open Letter to President Trump: If you don’t get rid of the snakes in your garden the Never Trumpers brought in… well….

on May 24, 2017, 6:20 AM / in Opinion, State News

From The MidSouth Sentinel  Mr. President, You are under attack! Elite globalists, corrupt elected officials and bureaucrats, opportunistic elected officials and bureaucrats who feed off the current status quo, ‘main stream media’ and many others we the people have probably never heard of are out with a vengeance to do whatever it takes to bring you down. Trillions of dollars […]

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Deputy recruit, child-care provider charged in boy’s shooting death

Deputy recruit, child-care provider charged in boy’s shooting death

on May 24, 2017, 6:17 AM / in State News

Two people are facing multiple charges of child neglect after a 4-year-old Orange County boy got a hold of a gun and shot himself to death. On Monday, an Orange County grand jury issued indictments of child neglect and reckless handling of a firearm against 25-year-old Nicholas Joseph Stoia, a recruit with the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office, and child-care provider […]

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Meeting talks tnAchieves successes

Meeting talks tnAchieves successes

on May 24, 2017, 6:09 AM / in State News

By Jonathan Nash  /  Citizen Tribune  Research has proven that education initiatives in the state have already positively impacted a large number of Tennessee residents. Through Tennessee Promise, partnering organization tnAchieves is making sure these positive trends continue to increase each year. tnAchieves leads the mentorship program associated with the Tennessee Promise, a last dollar scholarship that provides high school […]

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Bachman Academy closes

Bachman Academy closes

on May 24, 2017, 6:04 AM / in State News

By LARRY C. BOWERS  /   Cleveland Daily Banner Sluggish economy, low enrollment, financial status are leading factors Bachman Academy, a preparatory boarding and day school located on South Lee Highway just south of Cleveland, has closed. It was a decision reached by the Bachman Home board of trustees. Saturday was the official date of the closure. “It was a […]

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Hmmmm.

on May 23, 2017, 1:20 PM / in Opinion, State News

By Rocky Top Politics Someone is polling Corker. Our loyal RTP band of tipsters have informed us that someone is currently in the field, polling about the 2018 U.S. Senate race. Is it Corker doing a poll to assess how bad he screwed up by turning against Trump?  Is it Blackburn, considering a race with or without Corker on the […]

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Supreme Court rules North Carolina redistricting improperly focused on race

Supreme Court rules North Carolina redistricting improperly focused on race

on May 23, 2017, 8:18 AM / in State News

Lest we suggest that all race be removed from voting records… then this might not be cause for concern The Supreme Court on Monday rejected two congressional districts redrawn by North Carolina’s Republican-led legislature after the 2010 census, ruling that the lawmakers had relied too heavily on race. Justice Elena Kagan wrote in the majority opinion that North Carolina had […]

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Tennessee State gets fed funds for goat meat research

Tennessee State gets fed funds for goat meat research

on May 23, 2017, 7:45 AM / in State News

If you’re not familiar with goats, there are different breeds, just like with cows and other livestock. There are dairy goats, meat goats, and some goats raised especially for their hair/fiber (think cashmere). You don’t usually see it in the meat counter at the grocery store but it’s very popular world-wide. It’s increasingly popular in the U.S. By Lisa M. […]

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Man in threesome marriage: ‘This should be the future of relationships’

Man in threesome marriage: ‘This should be the future of relationships’

on May 23, 2017, 6:25 AM / in National News, State News

Get Ready To Really Shake Your World By Fr. Mark Hodges AUSTIN, Texas, May 22, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — Two bisexual women and one man proclaim threesome marriage “should be the future of relationships” and that their threesome parenting is “setting a good example.” Adam Lyons, 36, lives openly with two women, 28-year-old Brooke Shedd — with whom he has a two-year-old […]

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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee’s Campaign Disbursed Nearly $10K For Super Bowl Tickets

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee’s Campaign Disbursed Nearly $10K For Super Bowl Tickets

on May 22, 2017, 8:38 AM / in National News, State News

Photo shows Jackson Lee ‘on location’ at Super Bowl BY: Joe Schoffstall  /  Washington Free Beacon The campaign of Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee disbursed nearly $10,000 of its funds for Super Bowl LI tickets, according to Federal Election Commission filings. This year’s Super Bowl between the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots, which took place on Feb. 5, was held […]

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Boane arrives in Memphis, calls journey success

Boane arrives in Memphis, calls journey success

on May 22, 2017, 7:40 AM / in People, State News

By MIKE CHRISTEN /  The Daily Herald After six long days of riding on 545 miles of road from the foothills of the great Smoky Mountains to the banks of the mighty Mississippi, former Columbia police officer Buddy Boane has completed his quest to spread awareness for a commonly overlooked disease, melanoma. “It feels really really good,” Boane told The […]

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Revisionist History Hits Roadblock in Alabama As Monuments Find Protection

Revisionist History Hits Roadblock in Alabama As Monuments Find Protection

on May 21, 2017, 10:33 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Andrew West   /   Constitution.com As if it weren’t enough for the liberals of our nation to control the current historical narrative via their stranglehold on the mainstream media, the left has been intimately involved in revising past history as well. One of their favorite targets has been the American Civil War, and it’s a fairly transparent tactic. The […]

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Colleges Start Putting Tampons in Men’s Bathrooms Because, “Some Men on Campus Menstruate…”

Colleges Start Putting Tampons in Men’s Bathrooms Because, “Some Men on Campus Menstruate…”

on May 21, 2017, 10:28 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

Written by Keely Sharp  /  Eagle Rising Okay, I am going to try to put this the nicest way possible……if a person menstruates, that means that they have a vagina and a uterus. If said person has a uterus and a period, then they are therefore a woman and should not be in the men’s restroom. Point blank. That doesn’t […]

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Fearless 85-year-old says no to LGBT flag at church. Now the entire town is against her

Fearless 85-year-old says no to LGBT flag at church. Now the entire town is against her

on May 20, 2017, 6:19 AM / in National News, State News

(MassResistance) — An elderly woman in ultra-liberal Carlisle, Mass. had the nerve to publicly criticize the “gay” flag outside of a church in the center of town. She caused such an inflamed reaction that it was reported in Boston’s NBC-TV evening news.  (See below.) But she’s not backing down — which inflames the leftist reactionaries even more! Sally Naumann, an 85-year-old […]

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Tennessee Spotlight asks – “Is Tennessee ‘Chopped Liver’ with the NRA?”

Tennessee Spotlight asks – “Is Tennessee ‘Chopped Liver’ with the NRA?”

on May 19, 2017, 3:26 PM / in Opinion, State News

The Tennessee Spotlight released its newsletter commentary this week and asked a question that may be of interest to Tennessee’s gun owners and 2nd Amendment supporters.  The question presented in the Spotlight is “But what role has the NRA, the nation’s oldest 2nd Amendment advocacy group, played in assisting liberty-loving Tennesseans in reclaiming this right granted by our Founding Documents?” […]

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Thomas Platt of Chattanooga says he missed his mother’s wedding in north Louisiana because his 2006 Chevy Colorado flunked the state of Tennessee’s environmental emissions test.

Thomas Platt of Chattanooga says he missed his mother’s wedding in north Louisiana because his 2006 Chevy Colorado flunked the state of Tennessee’s environmental emissions test.

on May 19, 2017, 3:21 PM / in State News

We have to thank Chris Butler for piece of news…. we are surprised that Gist hasn’t set one up in Jackson….  Thomas Platt of Chattanooga says he missed his mother’s wedding in north Louisiana because his 2006 Chevy Colorado flunked the state of Tennessee’s environmental emissions test. State officials say the catalytic converter on Platt’s Colorado is a lemon, and […]

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The Scam Continues: HomeServe receives jobs expansion tax break from Hamilton County

The Scam Continues: HomeServe receives jobs expansion tax break from Hamilton County

on May 18, 2017, 6:21 AM / in State News

by Paul Leach  /  Chattanooga Times Free Press HomeServe USA has secured a five-year tax break for its $5.7 million East Brainerd expansion plan. The company, which sells monthly major household repair plans to homeowners, has operated a call center in Chattanooga since 2010. Based in the United Kingdom, the company’s United States headquarters is located in Connecticut. It serves […]

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Nashville Mayor wants to politicize the Police Department, Tennessean lighting the fire.

Nashville Mayor wants to politicize the Police Department, Tennessean lighting the fire.

on May 18, 2017, 6:10 AM / in State News

Mayor Megan Barry says she will mediate a rift between Nashville’s top two law enforcement officers. The divide between Police Chief Steve Anderson and District Attorney Glenn Funk was further evidenced on Monday and Tuesday, when they went back and forth in sharp written memos about the recent investigation of an officer involved shooting. “I will be meeting with General Funk […]

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New Orleans workers remove third Confederate statue

on May 17, 2017, 9:46 AM / in State News

New Orleans authorities removed a bronze equestrian statue of Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard from the entrance to City Park, working overnight and using cranes to lift the monument off its pedestal. The statue was the third of four the city plans to remove from public display; statues of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and a memorial to a white rebellion against […]

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