Archive for April 5th, 2017

Court rules civil rights law protects gay workers from discrimination

on April 5, 2017, 8:33 AM / in National News

Maybe the law is not that clear….. A federal appeals court in Chicago ruled Tuesday that the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects gay people from job discrimination, a potentially huge victory for gay rights advocates. Another appellate court, in Georgia, ruled last month that the law did not protect gay workers, and the opposing rulings increased the likelihood that the […]

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Obama Syria Policies Scuttled Regime Change, White House Says

on April 5, 2017, 8:25 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger  /  RCP President Trump condemned Syria’s gassing of civilians, including children, in a rebel-held town on Tuesday, while his spokesman blamed President Obama for failing to enforce a “red line” against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that he described during a news conference in 2012. Neither Trump nor his spokesman detailed how the administration expects to change course […]

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De-annexation bill delayed after lengthy Senate committee debate

on April 5, 2017, 8:17 AM / in State News

Jake Lowary , USA TODAY NETWORK One of the most controversial pieces of legislation that lawmakers have discussed in recent years was delayed a week as two state senators tried to work out a compromise. The measure would allow voters living in cities across the state to vote to remove themselves from city borders — a process known as de-annexation — but […]

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Council approves sale of old JTA building

on April 5, 2017, 8:11 AM / in Local News

The Jackson City Council approved the property sale of the former JTA building, on 241 E. Deaderick St., to REB Holdings for $30,000 on Tuesday. The sale was unanimously approved and the $30,000 will go the City of Jackson’s general fund. “It’s a good sale, it’s been sitting there for years,” Councilman Harvey Buchanan said. “JTA has been gone for over […]

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Wounded For Me

Wounded For Me

on April 5, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities.  —Isaiah 53:5 A man who was deeply troubled by his sins was having a vivid dream in which he saw Jesus being savagely whipped by a soldier. As the cruel scourge came down upon Christ’s back, the onlooker shuddered, for the terrible cords left ugly, gaping wounds upon […]

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Jackson City Council Ignores Debt Growth Danger and Approves Enlarging the Debt for the City

Jackson City Council Ignores Debt Growth Danger and Approves Enlarging the Debt for the City

on April 5, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Local News

This article was updated Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 As the nation’s federal debt grows toward $20 trillion, (a financial watchdog says $100 trillion is a more realistic number when factoring in unfunded obligations),  and all eyes are following this intrusion on the future of our children and grandchildren, the city of Jackson and its members on the council have decided to […]

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