Archive for January 22nd, 2018

Celebrating Stonewall Jackson

Celebrating Stonewall Jackson

on January 22, 2018, 8:30 AM / in History, People

by Edward Allegretti  |   Faith & Heritage From reading various books concerning the War Between the States, I’ve seen both sides concur that Lt. Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was one of the best generals during the war and one of the best generals from these United States.  He was not only an exemplary general and soldier during the War Between the […]

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Secrecy and Withholding of Information Characterize Move of Tyson Foods Plant into Humboldt, Tennessee

Secrecy and Withholding of Information Characterize Move of Tyson Foods Plant into Humboldt, Tennessee

on January 22, 2018, 8:26 AM / in State News

By Chris Alto  |   The Tennessee Star Gibson County Mayor Tom “Welcoming” Witherspoon and Humboldt Mayor Marvin Sikes claim that only positive impacts will result from the arrival of the Tyson Foods chicken plant, first rejected in Tonganoxie, Kansas, but now being relocated to Humboldt, Tennessee. The plan to put the plant in Tonganoxie was defeated by citizen-led opposition because of concerns of Tyson’s […]

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Gibson County Mayor ‘Welcoming Witherspoon’ Defends Tyson Foods Plant Using Rhetoric From Open Immigration Organizations

Gibson County Mayor ‘Welcoming Witherspoon’ Defends Tyson Foods Plant Using Rhetoric From Open Immigration Organizations

on January 22, 2018, 8:23 AM / in State News

By Chris Alto   |   The Tennessee Star The announcement in November that Humboldt, Tennessee is getting the Tyson Foods plant that was rejected by citizens in Tonganoxie, Kansas, raises legitimate questions about whether the new plant will attract refugee workers to the area. In their press release, Tyson Foods said the company had “accepted the invitation of city, county and state leaders to build a […]

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Live coverage: Senate set for noon showdown

Live coverage: Senate set for noon showdown

on January 22, 2018, 8:16 AM / in National News

Looking for something to do today….. then follow the Senate The Senate is heading toward a key test vote Monday at noon on a plan to reopen the government as Republicans try for the second time to break a Democratic filibuster. Senators are expected to vote on ending debate for a continuing resolution (CR) that would fund the government through Feb. 8. That […]

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The Government Shutdown Rally Starts Now

The Government Shutdown Rally Starts Now

on January 22, 2018, 8:14 AM / in Opinion

As the government shutdown enters its third day, the press is going bonkers as it attempts to concoct new doomsday scenarios that could tear down our powerful stock market melt-up. While the shutdown clock officially started late Friday, today is the first day federal agencies will close their doors. But as Uncle Sam takes a break, the noise machine has […]

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Hawaii’s Nuclear Missile Alarm : The Real Message

Hawaii’s Nuclear Missile Alarm : The Real Message

on January 22, 2018, 8:10 AM / in Opinion

by Newt Gingrich USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Last Saturday, Hawaiians were startled and frightened by a civil defense warning that missiles were on the way and that it was not a drill but the real thing. After 38 minutes of frantically trying to find safe cover (some families on Oahu drove to the opposite side of the island to seek shelter in caves in […]

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Weather Channel co-founder John Coleman dies at 83

Weather Channel co-founder John Coleman dies at 83

on January 22, 2018, 8:07 AM / in People

Weather Channel co-founder John Coleman has died, The Associated Press reported Sunday, citing confirmation from his wife, Linda. He was 83. Coleman was also the original Good Morning America meteorologist. A controversial figure, he insisted that global warming was a hoax. The Texas native got his first TV job while studying at the University of Illinois. Later, he worked at […]

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Florida mall evacuated after two pipe bombs detonate

on January 22, 2018, 8:04 AM / in State News

Two pipe bombs exploded at a Florida mall on Sunday night, forcing authorities to evacuate about 100 shoppers. Nobody was injured. The devices triggered a smoke alarm in a service corridor near the entrance to the JCPenney store in the Eagle Ridge Mall in Lake Wales, in central Florida. Police found the devices about 10 yards apart. They appeared to […]

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Afghan security forces kill last of attackers at Kabul hotel

on January 22, 2018, 8:02 AM / in International News

Afghan security forces said Sunday they had ended an overnight siege at Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel by killing the last of six Taliban militants who attacked the heavily guarded property on Saturday night. About 150 guests escaped by using bedsheets to climb down from high floors. At least 18 people who were in the hotel, including 14 foreigners, were killed. Eleven […]

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Patriots and Eagles win spots in Super Bowl

Patriots and Eagles win spots in Super Bowl

on January 22, 2018, 8:00 AM / in Football

The New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday advanced to the Super Bowl, which will be played Feb. 4. The Patriots came from behind to beat the Jacksonville Jaguars, 24-20, and qualify for their 10th appearance in professional football’s championship game. Star Patriots quarterback Tom Brady entered the AFC championship game after injuring his throwing hand last week, […]

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Government shutdown enters third day as negotiations continue

Government shutdown enters third day as negotiations continue

on January 22, 2018, 7:37 AM / in National News

Feeling Depressed About the Shutdown…. what you didn’t know! The Senate adjourned Sunday without a deal on ending a partial government shutdown, leaving hundreds of thousands of federal workers to be furloughed on Monday as the shutdown enters its third day. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) postponed a procedural vote until noon Monday, a sign that Republicans and Democrats […]

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Medicaid expansion may be unlikely in Tennessee, even as backers seek compromise

on January 22, 2018, 7:01 AM / in State News

Story by Jordan Buie, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee Rep. Steve McDaniel looked out the window of his legislative office Tuesday morning after committee meetings and thought about why he stands as one of the few Republicans who supports Medicaid expansion. The week before, the 110th General Assembly reconvened to vocal cries from advocates demanding health care reform. Democrats have said they […]

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What I learned about the Nashville Women’s march as reported by the media.

on January 22, 2018, 6:39 AM / in State News

A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville If you want to know what happened at the Women’s March in Nashville, you can read about it in the Tennessean here and here. Be aware however that the reporting is more like celebratory  cheer-leading than news reporting. For WKRN channel 2 news report, which is less propagandistic, click here.  For WSMV channel 4 coverage and video follow this link. For […]

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Driver: Jesus advised to ‘let go of the wheel’

Driver: Jesus advised to ‘let go of the wheel’

on January 22, 2018, 6:34 AM / in State News

Maryville, Tennessee, man faces multiple drug, traffic charges BY ROBERT SORRELL   |   BRISTOL HERALD COURIER BRISTOL, Tenn. — A Maryville, Tennessee, man, who faces multiple drug and traffic charges, told authorities Jesus advised him to “let go of the wheel,” which led him to crash on Interstate 81 in Sullivan County on Saturday, according to a report from the Tennessee […]

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Man allegedly jumps through window, claims he’s being pursued

Man allegedly jumps through window, claims he’s being pursued

on January 22, 2018, 6:26 AM / in State News

A Tellico Plains-area man was arrested early Sunday after he allegedly jumped through a window in an attempt to burglarize a home. Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Billy Carson said it was around 12:30 a.m. when he went to a home on Reed Springs Road to check on an open 911 call. Carson said he and other deputies arrived on […]

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Sonny Shackleford running for Maury County Mayor

Sonny Shackleford running for Maury County Mayor

on January 22, 2018, 6:19 AM / in State News

By James Bennett     |      The Daily Herald Maury County Mayor Charlie Norman will have at least one high-profile opponent in the Aug. 2 general election. Two-term Maury County commissioner Sonny Shackelford, 58, told The Daily Herald on Saturday that he’s running for the job. He said the economic strength and quality of life of all residents prompted him to […]

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Two more top Bradley County Sheriff’s Office officials resign

Two more top Bradley County Sheriff’s Office officials resign

on January 22, 2018, 6:00 AM / in State News

by Judy Walton |   Chattanooga Times Free Press Two more top leaders in the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office have resigned. Chief Deputy Brian Smith and Arnold Botts, director of human resources, turned in their gear Sunday night, Smith told the Times Free Press. Both were brought on to the department’s command staff when Eric Watson took office in September 2014. They are […]

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S-50 (Manhattan Project)

S-50 (Manhattan Project)

on January 22, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

The S-50 Project was the Manhattan Project‘s effort to produce enriched uranium by liquid thermal diffusion during World War II. The process was developed by Philip H. Abelson and other scientists at the United States Naval Research Laboratory, and was one of three technologies for uranium enrichment pursued by the Manhattan Project. Pilot plants were built at the Anacostia Naval Air Station and the Philadelphia Navy Yard. A facility at the Clinton Engineer Works in Oak Ridge, […]

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A Prisoner No More

A Prisoner No More

on January 22, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do.  Romans 7:15 A middle-aged man approached me after I led a workshop at his place of employment and asked this question: “I’ve been a Christian nearly my whole life, but I’m constantly disappointed in myself. Why is […]

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January 22nd in History

January 22nd in History

on January 22, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 343 days remaining until the end of the year (344 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Anastasius of Persia Vincent of Saragossa Vincent, Orontius, and Victor Blessed William Joseph Chaminade January 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Reunion Day (Ukraine) Answer Your Cat’s Question Day Celebration […]

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