Archive for September 1st, 2017

Federal Court Confirms Link Between Vaccines And Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Federal Court Confirms Link Between Vaccines And Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

on September 1, 2017, 7:56 AM / in National News

Most of you are well aware of burying one of my grandsons the day following his first baby shots – which they called SIDS and I never fell for that lie.  Also one of my gal friends lost her first grandson the same way and was also told it was SIDS.  Every time I see a commercial pushing the SHOTS […]

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Hungary, responding to EU legal action, sends Brussels $476 million bill for its border fence

Hungary, responding to EU legal action, sends Brussels $476 million bill for its border fence

on September 1, 2017, 7:50 AM / in International News

By LU Staff  /  Liberty Unyielding Hungary wants the European Union to pay half the bill for the razor-wired fence it erected in 2015 to keep migrants out, Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s administration announced Thursday. The fence has virtually erased illegal immigration into Hungary less than two years after it was considered the primary route for migrants attempting to enter the […]

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Progressives Draft Statement To Counter Evangelical Nashville Statement Supporting Traditional Marriage

Progressives Draft Statement To Counter Evangelical Nashville Statement Supporting Traditional Marriage

on September 1, 2017, 7:29 AM / in State News

by Wendy Wilson   /   Tennessee Star Three Nashville progressives have created a left-wing alternative to the Nashville Statement, a declaration signed by evangelical Christian leaders that upholds traditional marriage and describes homosexuality and transgenderism as sinful. Corey Pigg (pictured above, left), Melissa Greene, and Matthew Paul Turner drafted The Accurate Nashville Statement and are collecting signatures from around the city and across the […]

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TN outsourcing program may survive Bill Haslam exit from office

TN outsourcing program may survive Bill Haslam exit from office

on September 1, 2017, 7:16 AM / in State News

Tennessee Watchdog Bureau Chief’s Note: This is the final article of a four-part series about the state of Tennessee outsourcing maintenance services to a private provider. You may read the first part of the series here and the second part here. The third part of the series, meanwhile, is available here. Critics of Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Haslam and his initiative to outsource maintenance […]

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Nashville Vice Mayor David Briley replaces Councilman John Cooper as Metro Council’s budget committee chair

Nashville Vice Mayor David Briley replaces Councilman John Cooper as Metro Council’s budget committee chair

on September 1, 2017, 7:13 AM / in State News

Vice Mayor David Briley has assigned new committee chairs for the next year on the Metro Council, moves that include changing up leadership on the powerful Budget and Finance Committee. Briley has appointed Councilwoman Tanaka Vercher as Budget and Finance Committee chairman to replace At-large Councilman John Cooper, who held the position for the past year. Vercher, a second-year councilwoman representing District 28 […]

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Closings for Friday September 1st, 2017

Closings for Friday September 1st, 2017

on September 1, 2017, 6:48 AM / in Local News

JACKSON – School closings in rural West Tennessee for Friday have begun to be announced. Remnants of Hurricane Harvey have moved through West Tennessee all evening on Thursday, dumping a lot of rain with high winds expected much of the day on Friday. Here’s a list of schools who’ve announced they’re out on Friday. University School of Jackson Jackson Christian […]

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Strickland Seeks $21.5 M To Begin Work on Convention Center and Gateway

Strickland Seeks $21.5 M To Begin Work on Convention Center and Gateway

on September 1, 2017, 6:43 AM / in State News

By Bill Dries   /   (Memphis) Daily News Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is seeking $21.5 million in immediate funding for pre-construction and early construction work on two projects on Downtown’s north end: the long-awaited renovation of the Memphis Convention Center and to begin specific planning, land acquisition and construction for the Bicentennial Gateway project that includes the convention center and the […]

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The Sacred Cow

The Sacred Cow

on September 1, 2017, 6:36 AM / in Opinion

Over the years, I have worked with dozens of organizations as an engineer and have made several observations. For example, I have yet to see an organization that does not have a significant number of people out of place or that has a management team functioning on all eight cylinders. And I have yet to see an organization that does […]

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Got Thirst?

Got Thirst?

on September 1, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

There is none upon earth that I desire besides You. – Psalm 73:25 Health experts tell us we should drink at least 64 ounces of water each day. It may reduce the risk of heart attack, give our skin a healthy glow, and help us lose weight. We should drink even more water during exercise or if we live in […]

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September 1st in History

September 1st in History

on September 1, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 121 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Anniversary of the Start of the Armed Struggle (Eritrea) Beginning of Amerindian Heritage Month (Guyana) Christian feast day: Giles The beginning of the new liturgical year (Eastern Orthodox Church and the […]

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