Archive for May 19th, 2018

Memphis to Rebid Cook Convention Center Project

Memphis to Rebid Cook Convention Center Project

on May 19, 2018, 7:36 AM / in State News

By Bill Dries  |  Memphis Daily News The city will be rebidding the $175 million renovation of the Memphis Cook Convention Center, Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said Tuesday, May 15. The rebid follows bids in March that came in above the $175 million the city plans to spend on the interior and exterior overhaul of the convention center that turned 44 years […]

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TBI agents called after human remains discovered in Dickson County

on May 19, 2018, 7:32 AM / in State News

Special agents were investigating a report of human remains discovered in Dickson County on Friday night. Investigators were called to the 200 block of Blackie Road in Charlotte on Friday at the request of 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, said Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh DeVine. The remains were believed to be those of an adult, DeVine said. Investigators could […]

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Ex-trustee Mike Lowe coughs up belated restitution in face of new charge

Ex-trustee Mike Lowe coughs up belated restitution in face of new charge

on May 19, 2018, 7:29 AM / in State News

Hayes Hickman, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee The court debate continued Friday into whether former Knox County trustee and convicted thief Mike Lowe is hiding money he owes in restitution after stealing an estimated $750,000 from county coffers. Lowe appeared at a violation of probation hearing for falling behind on his restitution payments by $13,450 over the past several months. The disgraced county official […]

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This is a good Thing

This is a good Thing

on May 19, 2018, 7:25 AM / in National News

The Trump administration will resurrect a Reagan-era rule that would ban federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with women, or sharing space with abortion providers. The Department of Health and Human Services will announce its proposal Friday, a senior White House official said Thursday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to confirm the […]

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May 19th in History

May 19th in History

on May 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

May 19 is the 139th day of the year (140th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 226 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Calocerus (Eastern Orthodox Church) Crispin of Viterbo Dunstan (commemoration, Anglicanism) Ivo of Kermartin Joaquina Vedruna de Mas Maria Bernarda Bütler Peter Celestine Pudentiana (Roman Catholic Church) May 19 […]

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Armed Forces Day in United States

Armed Forces Day in United States

on May 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

  Saturday was Armed Forces Day, which many Americans celebrate annually on the third Saturday of May. It is a day to pay tribute to men and women who serve the United States’ armed forces. Armed Forces Day is also part of Armed Forces Week, which begins on the second Saturday of May. Some History on the Subject: On August 31, 1949, Louis […]

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War In Heaven

War In Heaven

on May 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

War broke out in heaven . . . . [And Satan] was cast to the earth. —Revelation 12:7-9 Philip Pullman is a gifted writer of fantasy books. His Dark Materials trilogy includes The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass and is very popular among young readers. But below the surface of these sympathetic characters and compelling subplots […]

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