Archive for March 16th, 2020

Campus climate roundup

on March 16, 2020, 8:36 AM / in National News

By Walter Olson  |  Overlawyered Held over from a week or two back when there were still “campuses” (a joke on that): Not just California: mandatory diversity statements (“diversity oath”) examples in recent hiring from Ohio State, U. of Connecticut, Purdue, Cornell [John Cochrane, earlier] Disturbing: Canadian bioethicist says “possible solution” to conscience-rights debate is to bar persons with scruples against participating […]

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Crime lab move to Jackson will have little impact, TBI director says

Crime lab move to Jackson will have little impact, TBI director says

on March 16, 2020, 8:26 AM / in State News

By Yolanda Jones  |  Daily Memphian The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is moving its crime lab for West Tennessee from Memphis to Jackson, where a new $25 million facility is set to open next year. Some have questioned the impact of the move from Memphis, but TBI Director David Rausch says the relocation won’t hurt the processing of evidence for Memphis. […]

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Say Your Prayers and Take Your Chances

Say Your Prayers and Take Your Chances

on March 16, 2020, 8:20 AM / in Opinion

Remembering the 1957 Asian flu pandemic By Clark Whelton  |  CJ Surrounded by amulets of the coronavirus crisis, I stare out my window at a city that may or may not be on the verge of disaster. To my right is a case of canned pasta. To my left are cartons of corned-beef hash from New Jersey and bottled water […]

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They Were Skating on Thin Ice

They Were Skating on Thin Ice

on March 16, 2020, 8:10 AM / in State News

A Massachusetts judge has ruled in favor of several student athletes on a girls’ hockey team who were disciplined by their high school for attending a house party where alcohol was served. Norfolk County Superior Court Judge Maynard Kirpalani granted preliminary injunctive relief to the five teammates on grounds that Braintree Public High School’s policy was too vague to be […]

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Don’t panic! We’re fighting over them at supermarkets, stealing them from hotels, and stockpiling them at home. But after visiting a toilet roll factory, JANE FRYER says there is no need to fear a shortage…

Don’t panic! We’re fighting over them at supermarkets, stealing them from hotels, and stockpiling them at home. But after visiting a toilet roll factory, JANE FRYER says there is no need to fear a shortage…

on March 16, 2020, 8:07 AM / in International News, National News

A look inside the factory where 30% of the nation’s toilet paper is made Essity, in Manchester, churns out around 4.7million rolls a day  ‘We’ve got loads and loads and loads of loo rolls,’ says ops manager Allan Hughes Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should you see a doctor? What  could be more reassuring in the midst of the coronavirus-fuelled loo-roll […]

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Ohio, Ill. Governors Order All ‘Non-Essential’ Businesses To Close

Ohio, Ill. Governors Order All ‘Non-Essential’ Businesses To Close

on March 16, 2020, 7:53 AM / in National News, State News

The governors of Ohio and Illinois have ordered the closure of bars and restaurants in their states to keep people safe from the coronavirus. Earlier on Sunday, Governors J.B. Pritzker (D-Ill.) and Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) revealed they were considering the closure of non-essential businesses during an interview on “Meet the Press.” “If we do not act and get some distance […]

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Florida Dem Andrew Gillum Announces He’s Entering Rehab for Alcoholism

Florida Dem Andrew Gillum Announces He’s Entering Rehab for Alcoholism

on March 16, 2020, 7:49 AM / in National News

BY David Rutz   |  WASHINGTON FREE BEACON CNN political commentator and former Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum announced Sunday he would enter rehab for alcohol abuse, following his involvement in a suspected crystal meth incident last week. “After conversation with my family and deep reflection, I have made the decision to seek help, guidance and enter a rehabilitation facility at this […]

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Trump Wins Dem Debate: Bernie Strikes Out as Biden Fails to Flop

Trump Wins Dem Debate: Bernie Strikes Out as Biden Fails to Flop

on March 16, 2020, 7:44 AM / in National News, Opinion

The grumpy old white men who outlasted everyone else in the Democratic Party (except Tulsi, whom the DNC wants us all to forget about…) debated before an empty auditorium on Sunday, and Sen. Bernie Sanders (S-USSR) failed to strike a telling blow against the frontrunner and former Vice President Joe Biden. Sanders had been banking on beating Biden on the […]

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CDC Urges Against Gatherings of More Than 50 People

CDC Urges Against Gatherings of More Than 50 People

on March 16, 2020, 7:36 AM / in National News

BY MELANIE SUN | THE EPOCH TIMES The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced new guidelines on Sunday night effective immediately for social events, asking Americans to “cancel or postpone” in-person gatherings with more than 50 people for the next eight weeks. “Large events and mass gatherings can contribute to the spread of COVID-19 in the United States via travelers […]

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North Memphis officials seek state funding to help with COVID-19

North Memphis officials seek state funding to help with COVID-19

on March 16, 2020, 7:27 AM / in State News

By Omer Yusuf  |  Daily Memphian Charity by Government North Memphis elected officials requested more state funding Friday, March 13, for programs that benefit the most vulnerable members of the community potentially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic – including children, working poor and seniors. Democratic State Rep. Antonio Parkinson is requesting funding for unemployment and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. […]

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National Guard activated to combat coronavirus spread in six states, more to follow

National Guard activated to combat coronavirus spread in six states, more to follow

on March 16, 2020, 7:20 AM / in National News, Opinion

Don’t OVER COMPLICATE THIS.  Try to remain CALM and remember the time-proven approach to past disasters of “KEEP IT SIMPLE STUPID”  Confusion is not your friend.  Planning, communication, and ACTION are.  If you snooze on this you will most assuredly lose. The ‘window of opportunity’ to prepare your family for this is almost closed – perhaps four days left – […]

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If Just One Man Defies Tyranny, Freedom Still Lives

on March 16, 2020, 7:16 AM / in Opinion

by Ron Ewart, President, NARLO “If men within themselves would be governed by reason, and not generally give up their understanding to a double tyranny, of custom from without, and blind affections within; they would discern better what it is to favor and uphold the tyrant of a nation.  But being slaves, no wonder that they strive so much to have […]

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ZINC IS A VIRUS INHIBITOR

ZINC IS A VIRUS INHIBITOR

on March 16, 2020, 7:12 AM / in Opinion

Considering that we probably won’t have a widely available vaccine to prevent most Coronavirus infections anytime soon, you may want to stock up on Zinc lozenges or tablets and start a Zinc regimen now. In our bodies, Zinc is a proven virus inhibitor.  It won’t prevent the initial infection, but Zinc is known to inhibit a virus’ ability to replicate […]

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Questions to ask…

Questions to ask…

on March 16, 2020, 7:09 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Not so random, in no particular order…. what kind of commercials predominate a typical evening newscast? do you trust the media? do you trust the government? do you trust God? do you trust vaccines? what is your plan during “social distancing” & quarantine? what are your spiritual beliefs? who is Jesus to you? do you believe in heaven & hell? […]

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Preparation for —-

Preparation for —-

on March 16, 2020, 7:00 AM / in Religion
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Utah police departments ASK criminals to ‘cease’ crime until further notice… because coronavirus

Utah police departments ASK criminals to ‘cease’ crime until further notice… because coronavirus

on March 16, 2020, 6:50 AM / in State News

Several Utah police departments have pleaded with criminals to stop their “nefarious” behavior in light of increasing amounts of coronavirus cases in the US. Is this all one big joke? It’s difficult to tell how seriously the US government is taking the coronavirus when politicians are urging people to quarantine themselves indoors, but state officials are using the virus as […]

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Make EVERY day a day of Prayer.

on March 16, 2020, 6:46 AM / in Religion

As I check my news trap line each day I am drawn more and more to my Bible.  I also find it far more informative to listen to a few of the teachers that explain more of the time of Birth pains in these *last days*. There are a couple on **HIS CHANNEL** https://hischannel.com that I listen to daily.  Check it out […]

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Legislative Update, Week of March 14, 2020

Legislative Update, Week of March 14, 2020

on March 16, 2020, 6:45 AM / in State News

Tennessee General Assembly information, click HERE. For information on State Senators, including phone numbers and email addresses, click HERE; for House members, click HERE. For information on legislation, click HERE. Don’t forget that you can now watch the Senate committee meetings and floor sessions online by going HERE; House committee meetings and floor sessions online HERE. Phone calls can go to the legislative Switchboard at 615-741-3011 […]

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Deeply Loved

Deeply Loved

on March 16, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Your heavenly Father feeds [the birds of the air]. Are you not much more valuable than they?   Matthew 6:26 Years ago I had an office in Boston that looked out on the Granary Burying Ground where many prominent American heroes are buried. There one can find the gravestones for John Hancock and Samuel Adams, two signers of the Declaration of […]

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American Minute  Juliette Low-Girl Scouts, & Patty Garibay-American Heritage Girls

American Minute Juliette Low-Girl Scouts, & Patty Garibay-American Heritage Girls

on March 16, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Juliette Low had chronic ear infections as a child, which made one ear deaf. A grain of rice thrown at her wedding lodged in her other ear, which was punctured by the procedure to remove it. Juliette Low’s father, a U.S. Army General, was previously a Civil War Confederate captain. In the Spanish-American War, Juliette Low and her mother organized […]

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