Archive for December 17th, 2017

Former Shelby County GOP chairman Bill Giannini dies in wreck

Former Shelby County GOP chairman Bill Giannini dies in wreck

on December 17, 2017, 8:53 AM / in People, State News

Our prayers to the family. The preliminary report released by the Tennessee Highway Patrol on Friday states local Republican leader Bill Giannini was killed when his car crossed the median and crashed head on into another vehicle on Interstate 40 in Decatur County. Giannini, 49, whose home is listed in Mt. Juliet, Tenn., died in the Thursday afternoon accident near mile marker 125 […]

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Henderson selected as UTM’s new diversity and equity officer

Henderson selected as UTM’s new diversity and equity officer

on December 17, 2017, 8:49 AM / in State News

Can you imagine creating a position in order to preserve something that under the policy doesn’t exit?  Especially where the condition of having or being composed of differing elements is especially composed such as people of different races where race is the predominate measuring device. in a group or organization programs intended to promote diversity in schools or an instance of being composed of differing elements or qualities : an […]

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Government surveillance program set to expire by years’ end

on December 17, 2017, 8:00 AM / in National News

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This Man Did Not Write A Second (Class) Amendment

This Man Did Not Write A Second (Class) Amendment

on December 17, 2017, 7:56 AM / in History, Opinion

by Charles C.W. Cooke   Courts are telling gun owners that they must choose between their Second Amendment-protected rights and their other constitutional rights. This feature appears in the November ’17 issue of NRA America’s 1st Freedom, one of the official journals of the National Rifle Association. Introducing the Bill of Rights before Congress in June of 1789, James Madison was careful […]

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Cliven Bundy trial delayed over handling of surveillance cameras

Cliven Bundy trial delayed over handling of surveillance cameras

on December 17, 2017, 7:51 AM / in National News

LAS VEGAS —  The trial against Cliven Bundy and his sons was delayed for a week over questions about whether the government withheld surveillance videos of the Bundy Ranch during the 2014 standoff. Jurors were about to be called into the courtroom to hear opening statements Tuesday when the trial derailed and federal prosecutors were asked to account for evidence they said did […]

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Jury Rules In Favor Of Joe Arpaio

Jury Rules In Favor Of Joe Arpaio

on December 17, 2017, 7:15 AM / in National News, State News

By Randy DeSoto  |  Western Journalism An Arizona jury has ruled against Sen. Jeff Flakes’ son in a civil suit seeking damages from former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for malicious prosecution. As previously reported by The Western Journal, Austin Flake and his former wife, Logan Brown, sued Arpaio in 2015 over animal cruelty charges the Maricopa County Sheriff’s had filed against […]

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Meet Ian

Meet Ian

on December 17, 2017, 7:03 AM / in People

Ian is an artistic boy who likes to design and build things with Legos. In November 2012, Ian’s family was devastated when tests in Mexico, where his family lives, revealed he had a rare brain tumor. After Ian underwent surgery to remove the tumor, his family turned to St. Jude for help. In November 2012, in their home country of Mexico, […]

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Kihuen won’t seek reelection amid sexual harassment allegations

Kihuen won’t seek reelection amid sexual harassment allegations

on December 17, 2017, 6:58 AM / in National News, State News

BY JULIA MANCHESTER  |   The Hill Rep. Ruben Kihuen (D-Nev.) announced on Saturday that he would not seek reelection amid sexual misconduct allegations against him. “It is in the best interests of my family and my constituents to complete my term in Congress and not seek re-election,” Kihuen said in a statement. The news comes a day after the House Ethics Committee announced it was launching a probe into the […]

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The Voice Of My Generation

The Voice Of My Generation

on December 17, 2017, 6:49 AM / in National News, Opinion

It appears that the *net* has once again denied access to NWV –  I get the email notices every day but when I try to connect to the article on the NWV web site I get this message of an ERROR and unable to connect to NWV.  This happened once before but this morning it happens no matter what source […]

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Nevada’s Peyton Place: A Look at the Carson City Sexcapades

Nevada’s Peyton Place: A Look at the Carson City Sexcapades

on December 17, 2017, 6:44 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

Back on November 21st  I wrote… “Splittsville, USA.  Rumors of marriages on the rocks are swirling around the Silver State, including two high-level GOP elected leaders (one involving a staffer) and a high-profile media personality.  Sorry, no names at this time without actual confirmations.” Well, we now have our first confirmation:  Gov. Brian Sandoval  and First Lady Kathleen Sandoval announced on Friday – the traditional “dump day” for […]

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December 17th in History

December 17th in History

on December 17, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 14 days remaining until the end of the year. There are only 7 more shopping days till Christmas. Holidays Accession Day (Bahrain) Christian feast day: Daniel the Prophet Lazarus of Bethany (local commemoration in Cuba) O antiphon (Catholic Church) Wivina Sturm […]

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Earth Walk

Earth Walk

on December 17, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory. —John 1:14 After the Apollo XV mission, Colonel James Irwin related some of the high points of his experience. He told of their weightless bodies floating free in the space capsule, the rising crescent of the earth as seen from the moon, and the triumphal splashdown before […]

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