Archive for January 4th, 2020

Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on January 4, 2020, 8:34 AM / in Local News

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Theft of Property and need assistance identifying a person of interest. Surveillance video from a local laundromat captures a black male who was wearing a pink toboggan, blue jacket, white tank top, and dark pants taking items from a dryer which belonged to someone else.  The person of interest is captured […]

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Jackson Police are investigating a Theft of Property and need assistance identifying a person of interest.

Jackson Police are investigating a Theft of Property and need assistance identifying a person of interest.

on January 4, 2020, 8:28 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department are investigating a Theft of Property and need assistance identifying a person of interest. December 8th, surveillance video at Pledge Laundromat, located at 104 Old Hickory Boulevard, captures a male subject, who appears to be Hispanic or black, conceal a cell phone belonging to another individual and leave the business.  The male is captured […]

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China’s Type 81 Rifle: It Can Fire 15,000 Rounds Without a Problem

China’s Type 81 Rifle: It Can Fire 15,000 Rounds Without a Problem

on January 4, 2020, 8:22 AM / in International News

The National Interest The Type 81 was reliable, able to shoot around 15,000 rounds on average without parts breaking or needing replacement. Key point: It was meant to be a test of the Chinese ability to develop small arms on its own. In the 1980s, China’s small arms were largely inferior to the United States and Russia. The PLA was mostly […]

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This Day in History: John H. Hall Inventor, Machinist & Gunsmith is Born

This Day in History: John H. Hall Inventor, Machinist & Gunsmith is Born

on January 4, 2020, 8:06 AM / in History

(AmmoLand.com)- John Hancock Hall was born on January 4, 1781, in Maine. He spent more than two decades working at the Harpers Ferry Armory, and during that time, he developed a breech-loading rifle the likes of which had never before been seen, and he contributed to the development of truly interchangeable parts and the machines needed to make them. Hall […]

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Money Woes May Signal the Beginning of the End for Warren Campaign

Money Woes May Signal the Beginning of the End for Warren Campaign

on January 4, 2020, 7:36 AM / in National News

Written by  James Murphy Fundraising is often a good measuring stick regarding the health of a political campaign, and for Elizabeth Warren, the prognosis is not so good. In the fourth quarter of 2019, Warren raised $21.2 million, a significant drop from the $24.7 million she raised in the third quarter. Warren’s take was less than frontrunner Joe Biden, who raised […]

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Charles Parker: The Forgotten History of Parker Brothers and its Legacy of Collectible Shotguns

Charles Parker: The Forgotten History of Parker Brothers and its Legacy of Collectible Shotguns

on January 4, 2020, 6:17 AM / in History

Charles Parker is one of those quintessential “American Dream” stories whose business success was forged during the War Between the States and America’s subsequent western expansion. It’s a rags-to-riches tale that combined ingenuity, hard work, and determination to create a multi-generational, family-owned business known for both introducing small-bore shotguns and producing collector pieces. His firearms were so inspiring that nearly […]

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January 4th in History

January 4th in History

on January 4, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

January 4 is the fourth day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 361 days remaining until the end of the year (362 in leap years). Holidays Chōna-hajimeshiki (手斧初式) at Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gū. (Kamakura, Japan) Christian feast day: Angela of Foligno Elizabeth Ann Seton Ferréol of Uzès Mavilus Pharaildis of Ghent Rigobert January 4 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) The eleventh of […]

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Deep Water

Deep Water

on January 4, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Let not the floodwater overflow me, nor let the deep swallow me up. —Psalm 69:15 The builders of sport utility vehicles (SUVs) like to show us their products in mind-boggling situations. High on a mountain crag, where no truck could seemingly go. Or in a swamp so impassable you’d need a hovercraft to negotiate it. We’re supposed to think that […]

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A study in Education

A study in Education

on January 4, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

At the time the Constitution was written, education was not even considered a function of local government, let alone the federal government. But the Federal Governments Department of Education’s shaky constitutionality goes way beyond that. Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution enumerates the things over which Congress has the power to legislate. Not only does the list not include […]

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