Archive for January 13th, 2020

Can anybody identify this person? Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

Can anybody identify this person? Jackson Police need assistance identifying this person of interest.

on January 13, 2020, 9:08 PM / in Local News

Investigators with the Jackson Police Department are trying to identify this person of interest and need assistance doing so. On December 12th, an unidentified black male is captured on video rambling through a vehicle which was parked on the roadway on W. King Street.  The owner of the vehicle advised shoes and clothing were taken from the vehicle.  This subject […]

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Memphis family hoped authorities would stop him. She died anyway.

Memphis family hoped authorities would stop him. She died anyway.

on January 13, 2020, 9:34 AM / in Opinion, State News

Sabrina Nguyen loved her long black hair. Sometimes it went up in a bun, but most often, she wore it down. The only times she ever cut it was to trim the dead ends. It alarmed her family, then, when a few days before Christmas, her hair was raggedly chopped to her shoulders. It was her ex-boyfriend, again, she told her family. He’d stolen […]

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A Doggone Huge Lawsuit

A Doggone Huge Lawsuit

on January 13, 2020, 9:31 AM / in State News

From The Jester’s Courtroom A New York man is suing a local animal shelter for $5 million, claiming the shelter wrongly adopted out his dog, Eto, a Belgian Malinois. Clifton Benjamin, a TSA canine handler, claims he purchased Eto in the Netherlands and brought him to the United States. The day after one-year old Eto went missing, he turned up […]

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A clear and detailed explanation of how Mayor Cooper balanced the budget from Councilman Jeff Syracuse

on January 13, 2020, 9:26 AM / in State News

By Rod Williams | A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville Below is a clear and detailed explanation of how Mayor Cooper balanced the budget.  This is from the newsletter of Councilman Jeff Syracuse. Mayor Cooper has made some difficult decisions as we knew he would have to in order to correct our fiscal issues and balance the budget and fill the […]

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Chattanooga sees more homicides in 2019 than 2018; police make arrests in 69% of cases

Chattanooga sees more homicides in 2019 than 2018; police make arrests in 69% of cases

on January 13, 2020, 9:23 AM / in Opinion, State News

Two little boys and a little girl were watching “Dora the Explorer” when Chattanooga police Sgt. Adam Emery and two other homicide detectives knocked on the door. They were there to talk to Quintasia Tate’s family. She had just been killed by the father of her unborn child, according to prosecutors. “The adults are over in the dining room area, […]

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KPD investigating after puppy thrown off Alcoa Highway overpass overnight

KPD investigating after puppy thrown off Alcoa Highway overpass overnight

on January 13, 2020, 9:18 AM / in State News

According to KPD, officers were in the area when the call came in around 3 a.m. and were able to find the puppy and take her to the animal hospital. WBIR Staff KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Knoxville Police are asking for information after someone threw a puppy off of the Alcoa Highway overpass near Tyson Park overnight. According to KPD, officers […]

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NY JUDGE RULES STUDENT LOANS DISCHARGEABLE

NY JUDGE RULES STUDENT LOANS DISCHARGEABLE

on January 13, 2020, 8:41 AM / in Opinion

Depending on your personal situation, I’ve got good news and bad news for you:  A judge in New York has ruled that student loans are dischargeable through bankruptcy. A little history lesson first. During his unfortunate term in office, President Barack Hussein Obama decided the government should take over issuing student loans from the private banking industry.  Literally anyone with […]

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Time Magazine Names Its Person, er, Child of the Year

Time Magazine Names Its Person, er, Child of the Year

on January 13, 2020, 8:38 AM / in International News

Time magazine recently named climate activist Greta Thunberg its Person of the Year for 2019. Despite many worthy candidates such as the freedom fighters of Hong Kong who are standing up to Chinese oppression, Time decided to name a 16-year-old child who travels around the world complaining about climate change as the most influential human being. Such a choice suggests […]

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Trump, Pelosi spar over impeachment ‘stigma’ as Senate readies for trial

on January 13, 2020, 8:35 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver The Senate is preparing for the impeachment trial of President Trump to kick off in the near future as Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) readies to send the pair of articles across the Capitol to the upper chamber nearly a month after the House indicted Trump on what it considered high crimes and misdemeanors. With […]

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NRA Handing Out 30-Round Mags in VA to Fight Northam Gun Ban

NRA Handing Out 30-Round Mags in VA to Fight Northam Gun Ban

on January 13, 2020, 8:31 AM / in State News

The NRA will be handing out 1,000 30-round magazines in the Virginia Capitol City of Richmond Monday as part of the fight against Gov. Ralph Northam’s (D) gun grab. The NRA used a Sunday night tweet to explain that Magpul Industries — a renowned magazine and firearm accessory maker — sent 1,000 magazines to the gun rights organization in order […]

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Hiking Is Racist? The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations Comes for Nature

Hiking Is Racist? The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations Comes for Nature

on January 13, 2020, 8:28 AM / in Opinion

by Kira Davis  |  RedState Are you white? Do you like hiking? If the answer is “yes”, the Sierra Club wants you to know you’re a racist…or, at least, you are aiding and abetting racism. The Sierra Club is an environmental activist group that also promotes outdoor activities and enjoying nature. Whatever you may think of their political stances, it can […]

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Tesla’s 14th Victim . . . So Far

Tesla’s 14th Victim . . . So Far

on January 13, 2020, 8:19 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Eric Peters |  Eric Peters Autos Tesla may have just killed its 14th victim; there are at least 13 confirmed kills so far  – as the result of Autopilot. Excluding auto-immolation. This qualifies Tesla for serial killerhood. But no FBI investigation – or even a recall. Instead, an “advisory” from the National Highway Traffic Safety (sic) Administration that drivers of Autopiloted Teslas must always “keep their hands […]

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Prince Harry to meet with Queen Elizabeth today: A spiritual look at the royal family

Prince Harry to meet with Queen Elizabeth today: A spiritual look at the royal family

on January 13, 2020, 8:08 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Prince Harry will reportedly meet with Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, and Prince William today. Meghan is likely to join them by phone from Canada. The meeting was called by the queen to “thrash out solutions to Prince Harry and Meghan’s decision to step back as senior royals.” News continues to break daily on this evolving story. It […]

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California Officials declare Ham Radio no longer a benefit; Demands Ham radio repeater infrastructure to be Removed

California Officials declare Ham Radio no longer a benefit; Demands Ham radio repeater infrastructure to be Removed

on January 13, 2020, 8:05 AM / in State News

The People’s Republic of California is at it again; through unelected state officials, California is severing ties to ham radio repeater owners throughout the state, jeopardizing the lives of millions of Californians who depend on these repeaters  to operate during emergencies. Last month, repeater operators were sent emails telling them the State would no longer allow them to operate repeaters on public […]

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Iran’s only female Olympic medalist defects

Iran’s only female Olympic medalist defects

on January 13, 2020, 8:01 AM / in International News, Sports

Taekwondo champion Kimia Alizadeh, Iran’s only female Olympic medalist, said Sunday that she was defecting from the Islamic republic. Alizadeh, who won a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics, said she was leaving her home country because she was tired of being used as a propaganda tool in a country where women are oppressed. “I accept the pain and […]

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Chiefs advance to AFC championship with comeback win over Texans

Chiefs advance to AFC championship with comeback win over Texans

on January 13, 2020, 7:58 AM / in Football

The Kansas City Chiefs came back from 24 points behind to beat the Houston Texans 51-31 on Sunday to advance to the AFC championship game. Only three teams have won after being down by more points in a post-season game. “It was just a matter of settling down, calming the storm,” Chiefs coach Andy Reid said of the team’s big […]

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Rocket attack wounds 4 at Iraqi base

Rocket attack wounds 4 at Iraqi base

on January 13, 2020, 7:55 AM / in International News

Eight Katyusha rockets hit an Balad air base in northern Iraq on Sunday, wounding four people, the Iraqi military said. The base, which is about 50 miles north of the capital city of Baghdad, houses U.S. military personnel, but all of the wounded were members of Iraq’s military. Two of the wounded were officers. There were no immediate reports of U.S. […]

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Video appears to show Iranian police firing live ammunition at protesters

on January 13, 2020, 7:51 AM / in International News

  Videos posted online Monday appear to show Iranian police firing live ammunition and tear gas at demonstrators protesting against the government for at first denying accidentally shooting down a Ukrainian passenger jet, The Associated Press reported. All 176 people on board died when the jet went down shortly after taking off from Tehran. Iran later admitted the Islamic Revolutionary […]

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Pelosi prepares to end impeachment delay, warns against ‘cover-up’

Pelosi prepares to end impeachment delay, warns against ‘cover-up’

on January 13, 2020, 7:47 AM / in National News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Sunday signaled that she would send the Senate the two articles of impeachment against President Trump that the House passed as soon as this week. Pelosi defended her delay on transferring the charges to the Senate, saying it was necessary to call attention to the need for testimony from more witnesses, and accused Senate […]

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News from Real Clear Politics January 13th 2020

on January 13, 2020, 7:43 AM / in News

Trump Channels John Adams in Confrontation With Iran. Frank Miele draws parallels between the president’s actions and Adams’ response to French aggression in 1798. The Odds on a Contested Convention (and a Tie on Nov. 3). Bill Whalen mulls the 2020 math. Democrats’ Milwaukee Surprise. In a column, I look back in history for a template that could provide the […]

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