Archive for November 16th, 2018

Jackson Police investigate shooting.

on November 16, 2018, 8:30 PM / in Local News

Jackson Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 200 block of Middle Street. At approximately 6:20 p.m., officers of the Jackson Police Department responded to the area of First and Middle Street for a call of a victim suffering from gunshot injuries. Responding officers located a victim suffering from gunshot injuries. The victim was transported by Emergency Medical […]

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FDA proposes restrictions on e-cigarette, menthol sales

FDA proposes restrictions on e-cigarette, menthol sales

on November 16, 2018, 9:01 AM / in National News

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced proposals to restrict the sale of flavored e-cigarettes and outlaw menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. The limit on e-cigarettes would require stores to keep the products in restricted areas inaccessible to minors; the effort to roll back access comes days after e-cigarette company Juul announced it would stop selling flavored nicotine pods […]

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U.S. targets 17 Saudis with sanctions over Khashoggi’s murder

U.S. targets 17 Saudis with sanctions over Khashoggi’s murder

on November 16, 2018, 8:56 AM / in International News

The Trump administration on Thursday announced sanctions against 17 Saudi officials for their alleged involvement in the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who was killed after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. The 17 people on the list whose assets will be frozen and who will be banned […]

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Northern California’s Camp Fire death toll rises, more than 600 unaccounted for

on November 16, 2018, 8:53 AM / in State News

Search crews found seven more bodies in the area burned by the Camp Fire in Northern California on Thursday, raising the death toll to at least 63 in what was already the deadliest fire in state history. Three of the bodies were found in Paradise, a town destroyed by the fire in a matter of hours. Authorities also announced a […]

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Hand recount ordered in Florida’s Senate race

Hand recount ordered in Florida’s Senate race

on November 16, 2018, 8:49 AM / in State News

Florida’s secretary of state on Thursday ordered an unprecedented statewide hand recount of ballots cast in the state’s Senate race between incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, and his Republican challenger, outgoing Gov. Rick Scott, after a machine recount showed little change to Scott’s 12,600-vote, 0.15 percent lead. Florida law requires a hand recount when a race is within 0.25 […]

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Wilson, War and Women

on November 16, 2018, 8:45 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Friday, November 16, 2018. On this date 100 years ago, Woodrow Wilson issued a Thanksgiving proclamation to a grateful nation. “This year we have special and moving cause to be grateful and to rejoice,” the 28th U.S. president told a war-weary nation. “God has in His good pleasure given us peace.” He continued: “Complete victory has brought […]

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The race among Democrats to be the next Speaker of the House is turning nasty. 

The race among Democrats to be the next Speaker of the House is turning nasty. 

on November 16, 2018, 8:43 AM / in National News

by Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger So far, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is the only candidate running. It seems likely, once the dust settles, that Pelosi will be the next Speaker when Democrats assume the majority in January. But that doesn’t mean the process will be easy or pretty. Scott Wong and Mike Lillis are reporting that at […]

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Impeachment?

Impeachment?

on November 16, 2018, 8:14 AM / in Opinion

by Servando Gonzalez  |   News with Views Let’s suppose, just for the sake of argument, what would happen if it is discovered that Donald Trump’s real name is Barry Soetoro, that he was born in Kenya, that the birth certificate he produced was an inept CIA falsification, that the Kapiolani Hospital in Hawaii, where he was allegedly born, took that […]

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The Georgia Governor’s Race Concludes. Brian Kemp Still Wins.

The Georgia Governor’s Race Concludes. Brian Kemp Still Wins.

on November 16, 2018, 7:44 AM / in State News

By Erick Erickson  |  The Resurgent Stacey Abrams will never be Governor of Georgia. Barring unforeseen court orders, the Secretary of State in Georgia will certify the race for Governor at 5:00pm today. Brian Kemp will officially be Governor-elect. There are between 800 and 2500 absentee ballots that will be reviewed against by various counties today. Most of them have […]

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Roy Clark Dies At 85

Roy Clark Dies At 85

on November 16, 2018, 7:41 AM / in People

by Ammoland Roy Clark, the legendary ‘superpicker’, GRAMMY, CMA and ACM award winner, Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member and co-host of the famed ‘Hee Haw’ television series, died today at the age of 85 due to complications from pneumonia at home in Tulsa, Okla. Roy Clark’s decade-defying success could be summed up in one word — […]

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Making the Lame Duck Session Count

Making the Lame Duck Session Count

on November 16, 2018, 7:27 AM / in Opinion

by Newt Gingrich Now that the midterms are over, Republicans have a short amount of time to accomplish a great deal. This is their last stretch of having full control of the Congress, and they should work with President Trump to take full advantage. First, Republicans must pass the remaining appropriation bills, including spending bills for Homeland Security and agriculture. There will […]

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Fuel for Thought

Fuel for Thought

on November 16, 2018, 7:25 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco Governor Jerry Brown would like to shift blame from faulty looney save-everything left-wing forest management policies to blaming global warming.

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Lawsuit says school illegally handed out campaign T-shirts

Lawsuit says school illegally handed out campaign T-shirts

on November 16, 2018, 7:21 AM / in Opinion, State News

Desperate to Throw Mud  NASHVILLE (AP)— A state lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct now faces a lawsuit from a high school student who says it was unconstitutional for school officials to hand out T-shirts promoting the Republican during a state Capitol field trip. According to the 10-page federal lawsuit, the Wayne County High School student — identified as John Doe— […]

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A glimpse into a world without men

A glimpse into a world without men

on November 16, 2018, 7:14 AM / in Opinion

By Selwyn Duke  |   Renew America Ah, to have an all-female workplace, full of sugar and spice and everything nice and absent #MeToo turpitude and transgressions. Are you in, ladies? Well, before signing on that dotted line, you may want to consider the experiences of the sugar-and-spice girls at Sweden’s new Gender Equality Authority. Yes, that sounds like what’s birthed […]

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It seems that in Tennessee, the so-called “Blue Wave” hit the “Red Wall!”

It seems that in Tennessee, the so-called “Blue Wave” hit the “Red Wall!”

on November 16, 2018, 6:52 AM / in State News

Well, the 2019 Legislative Session is literally around the corner. The Tennessee General Assembly will convene at high noon on January 8, 2019. The House retained its super majority, holding 73 of the 99 seats. Republicans lost two of their seats: District 56 (Beth Harwell) where Dr. Brent Moody was defeated by Bob Freeman and District 13 where Rep. Eddie […]

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The Briefing: Another way to live… stand tall

The Briefing: Another way to live… stand tall

on November 16, 2018, 6:46 AM / in National News

  1. Transgender rights trump protecting women as Anchorage women’s homeless shelter comes under fire Anchorage shelter seeks to exclude transgender people Associated Press (Rachel D’Oro) 2. The death of free speech in Berkeley: Students call for resignation of student senator who dared to challenge transgender orthodoxy UC Berkeley campus senator abstains from a vote. Now students want her out San Francisco […]

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‘NO, NO, NO’ this Christmas

‘NO, NO, NO’ this Christmas

on November 16, 2018, 6:39 AM / in Opinion

Dear Family and Friends. If you knew someone was working to slowly kill your family would you try to stop them? Of course you would.! I think I can make a case that this is exactly what TARGET STORES are doing with the traditional family. By allowing men who think of themselves as women to go into their restrooms, that’s […]

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November 16th in History

November 16th in History

on November 16, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 45 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday (58 in 400 years each) than on Saturday or Sunday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a […]

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As Is

As Is

on November 16, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. —2 Corinthians 5:17 The beat-up old car sits on the used-car lot, rusty and forsaken. Years of abuse and hard driving have taken their toll on the formerly shiny automobile. A man walks onto the lot and is attracted […]

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