Archive for September 9th, 2018

Bredesen Seeks Votes From Women In Tennessee Senate Race

Bredesen Seeks Votes From Women In Tennessee Senate Race

on September 9, 2018, 7:14 AM / in State News

By ADRIAN SAINZ GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn could make history by becoming the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate in Tennessee. She is running against Democrat Phil Bredesen, a former Tennessee governor who says he always has been very interested in seeing women get ahead. But, he adds, that doesn’t mean Blackburn deserves to […]

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So SAD!

on September 9, 2018, 7:09 AM / in State News

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker has canceled his appearance at a Democratic rally in Tennessee this weekend, and the event will no longer take place. Shelby County Democratic Party chairman Corey Strong tells The Commercial Appeal that Booker can’t attend the local party’s Sunday afternoon rally because of a scheduling conflict. The New Jersey lawmaker is weighing a 2020 […]

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‘I Dream of Jeannie’ Star Dead at Age 91

on September 9, 2018, 6:51 AM / in People

By Dawn Geske  Bill Daily, known for his role as Major Healey on the 1960s hit sitcom “I Dream of Jeannie,” has passed away at the age of 91, People magazine reported. Daily, a comedic actor, also had roles on “The Bob Newhart Show” and “Alf.” Daily played Major Healey — the wacky best friend of NASA astronaut Anthony Nelson played by the […]

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The Most Decorated Unit in American History — (442nd REGIMENT)

The Most Decorated Unit in American History — (442nd REGIMENT)

on September 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

BY DUANE ALLEN VACHON, PH.D. Duane A. Vachon PhD is a psychologist and a Secular Franciscan. He has several books published and has had hundreds of articles on social justice and spiritual issues published. His Doctoral thesis on ethics has set the standard at many universities. Reach Dr. Vachon at vachon.duane@gmail.com The 442nd Regiment received more than 18,000 awards, including […]

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For Whom The Bell Tolls

For Whom The Bell Tolls

on September 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Death is swallowed up in victory. O Death, where is your sting? —1 Corinthians 15:54-55  In 17th-century England, church bells tolled out the news of what was taking place in a parish. They announced not only religious services but also weddings and funerals. So when John Donne, author and dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral, lay desperately sick with the plague […]

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This Day in History September 9th

This Day in History September 9th

on September 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

In 1945, 1st “bug” in a computer program discovered by Grace Hopper, a moth was removed with tweezers from a relay & taped into the log.

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