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Pigs at the Trough: Many of Briley’s Donors Are Developers, Lobbyists, Lawyers, and PACs Who Benefit From Metro Nashville Business

Pigs at the Trough: Many of Briley’s Donors Are Developers, Lobbyists, Lawyers, and PACs Who Benefit From Metro Nashville Business

on May 20, 2018, 7:03 AM / in Opinion, State News

By the Tennessee Star Staff Acting Mayor of Nashville David Briley has raised more than $720,000 for his campaign to win the May 24 special mayoral election, according to two financial disclosures filed by his campaign with the Davidson County Election Commission for the period beginning March 8 and ending March 31 (when he raised $402,885) and the period beginning April 1 and […]

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These Nashville attorneys fought for marriage equality at the Supreme Court, in their United Methodist church

on May 20, 2018, 6:58 AM / in Religion, State News

The United Methodist Church has been preyed on from the heretic on the left for years because they were considered weak in their faith at times. Even a few of their own ministers fell from grace over the issue. Why might you ask? We suspect it is because as a church some feel they can save mankind from the depths […]

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Memphis to Rebid Cook Convention Center Project

Memphis to Rebid Cook Convention Center Project

on May 19, 2018, 7:36 AM / in State News

By Bill Dries  |  Memphis Daily News The city will be rebidding the $175 million renovation of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said Tuesday, May 15. The rebid follows bids in March that came in above the $175 million the city plans to spend on the interior and exterior overhaul of the convention center that turned 44 years […]

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TBI agents called after human remains discovered in Dickson County

on May 19, 2018, 7:32 AM / in State News

Special agents were investigating a report of human remains discovered in Dickson County on Friday night. Investigators were called to the 200 block of Blackie Road in Charlotte on Friday at the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, said Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh DeVine. The remains were believed to be those of an adult, DeVine said. Investigators could […]

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Ex-trustee Mike Lowe coughs up belated restitution in face of new charge

Ex-trustee Mike Lowe coughs up belated restitution in face of new charge

on May 19, 2018, 7:29 AM / in State News

Hayes Hickman, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee The court debate continued Friday into whether former Knox County trustee and convicted thief Mike Lowe is hiding money he owes in restitution after stealing an estimated $750,000 from county coffers. Lowe appeared at a violation of probation hearing for falling behind on his restitution payments by $13,450 over the past several months. The disgraced county official […]

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California: Public High School Yearbook Has Lavish Two-Page Islam Presentation Entitled “ALLAH AKBAR”

on May 18, 2018, 7:32 AM / in State News

These pages on Islam are in the Rancho Cucamonga High School yearbook as a testament to how successful Islamic advocacy groups and their Leftist allies have been in deflecting attention away from the reality of jihad terror and portraying Muslims in the U.S., however spuriously, as a victim group needing special consideration and accommodation. “Allahu akbar” means Allah is greater, i.e., […]

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Evergreen State College Students Resurrect No-Whites-Allowed ‘Day Of Absence’

Evergreen State College Students Resurrect No-Whites-Allowed ‘Day Of Absence’

on May 18, 2018, 6:47 AM / in National News, State News

I remember a Washington State BEFORE the northern invasion of Californians took over   in the 1960’s. Look at how far down the outhouse hole it has now become.  All that is left herfe (and who knows how long that will last) is the beautiful scenery (love the mountains) and the mild weather. I am glad I have memories of when […]

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HSUS Fundraiser Flagged for Shady Operations

on May 18, 2018, 6:31 AM / in Opinion, State News

There’s a lot wrong with the New York subway system these days: Rats, the smell, and obstructive unions come to mind. Add one more: Random solicitors for the Humane Society of the United States seeking your credit card information. After HSUS’s history of financial mismanagement and unethical fundraising tactics—raising money with cats and dogs while giving only 1% of the money it […]

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Teens charged with brutally killing opossum and her babies on Snapchat

Teens charged with brutally killing opossum and her babies on Snapchat

on May 17, 2018, 6:28 AM / in State News

Two Cobb County [Ga.] teenagers are in very big trouble after allegedly killing a female opossum and her babies. Police called it one of the most disturbing things they’ve seen. “As a police officer, I’ve seen some disturbing things, and this was towards the top of that,” said Cobb Police officer Sarah O’Hara. Police said the teens used a baseball […]

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School Shooting Stopped by Good Guy with a Gun in Illinois

School Shooting Stopped by Good Guy with a Gun in Illinois

on May 17, 2018, 6:21 AM / in State News

by John Crump U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- A school resource officer shot a teen gunman and prevented a possible mass shooting at Dixon High School in Dixon, Illinois. Matt Milby, 19-year-old, entered the Dixon High School gym where the seniors were practicing for graduation on Wednesday morning around 8 AM. The recently expelled student opened fire on school resource officer Mark Dallas. Dallas returned fire […]

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State Senator Steve Dickerson Withdraws Medical Marijuana Measure, For Now

State Senator Steve Dickerson Withdraws Medical Marijuana Measure, For Now

on May 16, 2018, 7:28 AM / in State News

State Senator Steve Dickerson (R-Nashville), who sponsored this year’s controversial medical-marijuana bill in Tennessee withdrew the measure Tuesday after telling fellow lawmakers the legislation has been so watered down that passing it would actually harm rather than help patients. Dickerson, a physician, told the Associated Press that he worried that passing and amended version of his bill would preempt the passage of a […]

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Planned Parenthood sues Iowa for banning abortion of babies with beating hearts

Planned Parenthood sues Iowa for banning abortion of babies with beating hearts

on May 16, 2018, 6:44 AM / in State News

by Claire Chretien IOWA,  (LifeSiteNews) – Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) are suing Iowa over its law prohibiting abortions on most babies with detectable heartbeats, which is slated to go into effect on July 1. “Iowa politicians have tried to ban virtually all abortions for women in our state,” said Rita Bettis, the ACLU’s Iowa legal director. […]

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Fischer of Nebraska wins the Republican nomination in her bid for a second term in office

Fischer of Nebraska wins the Republican nomination in her bid for a second term in office

on May 16, 2018, 6:29 AM / in State News

Sen. Deb Fischer of Nebraska has won the Republican nomination in her bid for a second term in office. Fischer defeated four GOP challengers in Tuesday’s primary election and will be the strong favorite to win re-election in deep-red Nebraska. Some of Fischer’s primary opponents had argued she wasn’t conservative enough, but Fischer received endorsements from a majority of the […]

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Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts wins the Republican nomination to seek a second term

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts wins the Republican nomination to seek a second term

on May 16, 2018, 6:26 AM / in State News

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has easily won the Republican nomination to seek a second term in November. Ricketts enters the general election with more than $1.3 million in campaign cash at his disposal for the general election, far outpacing all other gubernatorial candidates. His only GOP challenger in Tuesday’s primary didn’t raise or spend enough to trigger a reporting requirement. […]

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Jane Raybould wins the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Nebraska

Jane Raybould wins the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Nebraska

on May 16, 2018, 6:24 AM / in State News

Lincoln City Councilwoman and grocery store executive Jane Raybould has won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Nebraska. Raybould defeated three Democratic challengers in Tuesday’s primary race for the seat held by Republican Sen. Deb Fischer, who is running for re-election. Raybould faces an uphill general election battle in GOP-dominated Nebraska. Fischer won election in 2012 by nearly 16 […]

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Bob Krist wins Nebraska Democratic governor nod

Bob Krist wins Nebraska Democratic governor nod

on May 16, 2018, 6:23 AM / in State News

Nebraska state Sen. Bob Krist of Omaha has won the Democratic nomination to run for the seat held by incumbent Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts. Krist defeated two other Democratic candidates in Tuesday’s primary election. The veteran state lawmaker campaigned on promises that he would take a less partisan approach to state government than Ricketts. Krist had been a Republican but […]

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Ash cloud from Hawaii volcano sparks red alert for aviation

Ash cloud from Hawaii volcano sparks red alert for aviation

on May 16, 2018, 5:56 AM / in State News

By Terray Sylvester  |  Reuters PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – Explosions intensified on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on Tuesday, spewing ash and triggering a red alert for aircraft for the first time since the latest eruption began 12 days ago. Ash and volcanic smog, or vog, as it is called, rose to 12,000 feet (3,657 meters) above Kilauea’s crater and floated southwest, showering […]

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Seattle City Council unanimously approves scaled-down employee tax

Seattle City Council unanimously approves scaled-down employee tax

on May 15, 2018, 7:19 AM / in State News

Three video’s on the web page   http://q13fox.com/2018/05/14/seattle-city-council-approves-scaled-down-employee-hours-tax/ This will mark Seattle as the Homeless capitol of the world because those businesses that are affected will leave and that means more homeless people on the streets because they can’t find a job here. this is the result of voting in super far left politicians – like the Socialist Sawant.  That Commie […]

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Tennessee Attorney General Sidesteps Harwell Campaign Finance Allegations

Tennessee Attorney General Sidesteps Harwell Campaign Finance Allegations

on May 14, 2018, 8:18 AM / in State News

By Jason M. Reynolds  |    Tennessee Star A hearing today could determine whether House Speaker Beth Harwell and her PAC will be found in violation of state campaign finance laws in the gubernatorial race. Meanwhile, the Tennessee attorney general has sidelined himself in the matter. The allegations against Harwell will be heard at the Tennessee Registry of Election Finance meeting at 10 […]

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2 more fissures open around Hawaii volcano

2 more fissures open around Hawaii volcano

on May 14, 2018, 8:08 AM / in State News

Two more fissures opened Sunday around Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, bringing the total to 18 as the state braces for what could be a violent eruption. State and federal authorities warned residents in the southeast corner of the island of Hawaii that they should be prepared to evacuate at a moment’s notice. The newest fissure spouted lava “many tens of feet […]

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