Archive for February 27th, 2018

Jackson Police need assistance identifying a shoplifting suspect.

on February 27, 2018, 5:54 PM / in Local News

Jackson Police need assistance identifying a shoplifting suspect. On February  25th, a heavy set white female with long dark hair who was carrying a large black purse shoplifted nearly $1,100 worth of merchandise from 1131 Vann Drive, Kohls.  The female selected several items of clothing and entered the dressing room. When the female exited the dressing room she only replaced three items on […]

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Great Comeback Remarks

on February 27, 2018, 8:22 AM / in History

Nancy Astor was an American socialite who married into the wealthy English family of Astor. She actually was the first woman to be elected to Parliament, which makes her humiliation all the sweeter. She was invited to 1912 a dinner party located in the Churchill estate , but, unfortunately for her, she became extremely annoyed at a drunk and politically […]

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This Florida Beach Was Just Named the Best in America

on February 27, 2018, 7:53 AM / in National News

“Absolutely the best white sand beach!” PERRI ORMONT  |  BLUMBERG If you’re looking for an incredible beach vacation, Florida has no shortage of spectacular sandy oases. But one Tampa Bay beach can boast of a new accolade: Best Beach in the United States, according to TripAdvisor’s 2018 Travelers’ Choice Awards. Which gorgeous stretch of Sunshine State sand won top honors? Clearwater Beach, an idyllic paradise […]

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Georgia conservatives threaten to block Delta tax cut over NRA snub

Georgia conservatives threaten to block Delta tax cut over NRA snub

on February 27, 2018, 7:37 AM / in State News

Republicans in Georgia’s Senate on Monday threatened to kill a tax break for Delta Air Lines over its decision to end a partnership that offered flight discounts to members of the National Rifle Association. The state House had already approved the tax bill, which could result in a $40 million benefit for Delta. State Sen. Rick Jeffares (R) said stripping […]

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Supreme Court justices split on challenge over mandatory union fees

Supreme Court justices split on challenge over mandatory union fees

on February 27, 2018, 7:34 AM / in National News

The Supreme Court’s liberal and conservative wings clashed Monday over mandatory union fees for non-members covered under collective bargaining agreements. Under a 1977 ruling, states can let public-sector unions demand fees from non-members, as long as the money goes to representing workers and not political activities. Mark Janus, an Illinois government employee backed by conservative groups, says the policy forces […]

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Russia to broker temporary truce in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta

on February 27, 2018, 7:32 AM / in International News

Russia said that it would help broker a temporary “truce” in Syria’s rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region, where more than 500 people have been killed in a week-long bombardment by government forces. Russia proposed a five-hour daily truce, and an “evacuation corridor” to allow remaining civilians in the area to escape the shelling. The move by Moscow followed a unanimous vote […]

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Supreme Court declines to consider request to lift DACA injunctions

Supreme Court declines to consider request to lift DACA injunctions

on February 27, 2018, 7:30 AM / in National News

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider a White House request to overturn lower court rulings temporarily blocking President Trump’s order to dismantle an Obama-era program protecting some young immigrants from deportation. Trump ordered an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, but federal district courts in New York and California said the protections for […]

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Trump confirms plan to ban bump stocks in meeting with governors

on February 27, 2018, 7:28 AM / in National News

  President Trump confirmed to state governors during a Monday meeting that he plans to ban bump stocks, accessories that modify semiautomatic rifles to fire faster, like fully automatic weapons. “I don’t care if Congress does it or not, I’m writing it out myself,” Trump said. Bump stocks were used in the massacre of 58 people in Las Vegas last […]

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Tennessee House panel, Gov. Haslam at odds over opioid prescription limits

on February 27, 2018, 6:39 AM / in State News

by Andy Sher   |   The Chattanooga Times Free Press NASHVILLE — A House panel’s action last week to move alternative legislation to Gov. Bill Haslam’s opioid proposal is spurring intense discussions between administration officials and health providers who believe the governor’s proposed prescription limits go too far. The House Health Subcommittee last Wednesday approved the alternative bill, sponsored by Rep. Cameron […]

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State lawmakers propose ban on child marriages in Tennessee

on February 27, 2018, 6:36 AM / in State News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two Democratic lawmakers are proposing a ban on child marriages in Tennessee. During a news conference Monday, Sen. Jeff Yarbro of Nashville and Rep. Darren Jernigan of Old Hickory discussed legislation to require people getting married to be at least 18. Yarbro said Tennessee lets children under 18 get married, often to adults and in situations […]

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Memphis City Hall Fallout, 8Ball on Room 306 and Clark Tower Update

Memphis City Hall Fallout, 8Ball on Room 306 and Clark Tower Update

on February 27, 2018, 6:34 AM / in State News

By Bill Dries  |   Memphis Daily News A group of students at Maxine Smith STEAM Academy at the Fairgrounds started the school week Monday with a gathering in a circle outside the art deco school building at Central and East Parkway in a student-led memorial for the students killed in Parkland, Florida almost two weeks ago. There was a moment of silence followed by reading the names […]

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Just Saying

Just Saying

on February 27, 2018, 6:12 AM / in Opinion
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RECONSTRUCTION CONTINUES 150 YEARS LATER

RECONSTRUCTION CONTINUES 150 YEARS LATER

on February 27, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

One could certainly believe the below quote could be echoed today in any of the 50 states as we are forced to stand and watch as a totally unconstitutional, tyrannical and oppressive government goes about destroying what little is left of this once proud country. But what are the chances one would hear these words from a sitting member of […]

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Taking Notice

Taking Notice

on February 27, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

“Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation?”   Job 38:4 When I clean my house for a special event, I become discouraged because I think that guests won’t notice what I clean, only what I don’t clean. This brings to mind a larger philosophical and spiritual question: Why do humans more quickly see what’s wrong than what’s right? We […]

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Quote for Today February 27th

Quote for Today February 27th

on February 27, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“But when they bring YOU in before public assemblies and government officials and authorities, do not become anxious about how or what YOU will speak in defense or what YOU will say; for the holy spirit will teach YOU in that very hour the things YOU ought to say.” Jesus, Luke 12: 11-12 Jesus, is also referred to as Jesus […]

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February 27th in History

February 27th in History

on February 27, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 307 days remaining until the end of the year (308 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Honorine Leander Saint Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows George Herbert(Anglican) February 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) National Day, celebrates the first independence of Dominican Republic from Haiti in […]

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ADULTEROUS SEX AND THE MUSIC CITY

ADULTEROUS SEX AND THE MUSIC CITY

on February 27, 2018, 5:58 AM / in Opinion

Normally we would let this pass, but it is so on the mark that we couldn’t. From Six Meal Buffet Well, here’s a scandal I never saw…coming? Nashville Mayor Megan Barry admitted Wednesday to an extramarital affair with a Metro police sergeant who had been assigned to protect her. Still, in an exclusive interview with NewsChannel 5 Investigates, Barry insisted […]

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When something doesn’t make sense, there’s a reason. Unless there isn’t.

on February 27, 2018, 5:47 AM / in Opinion

By Rex Hammock Yesterday, Kylie Jenner tweeted that she hasn’t used Snapchap lately and, poof, the market-cap of Snap drops by $1.3 billion. (Today it’s market cap is around $20 billion.) sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore? Or is it just me… ugh this is so sad. — Kylie Jenner (@KylieJenner) February 21, 2018 While that may not […]

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