Archive for April 2nd, 2020

CAN BIRDS BE INFECTED WITH COVID-19?

on April 2, 2020, 10:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

Editor’s Note: Mr. Worden has brought up an interesting point. Is there a secondary virus that infects animals to humans and humans to animals? If you believe the report that the original virus came from a bat or some other exotic animal and mutated to transfer to man then there would be two strains we have to deal with. I’ve […]

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Three unmistakable signs that WAR is coming to America: Pompeo orders all American citizens to “immediately” return to the USA

on April 2, 2020, 9:55 AM / in Opinion

by: Mike Adams By now, you know that I was more than a month ahead of virtually all media — independent and mainstream — in warning about the coming coronavirus pandemic. When I first released projections of 10,000 deaths in America by May 10th, nearly everyone thought the idea was insane (probably including you). As it turns out, we are likely to […]

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Jackson Police are now working a homicide case stemming from the shooting on Breezewood.

on April 2, 2020, 9:52 AM / in Local News

Jackson Police are now working a double homicide case stemming from the shooting that occurred on Breezewood near Old Hickory Boulevard.  The victims in this incident have been identified as Kordell Bass (age twenty-two) and Kortez Waller (age twenty-one). At approximately 8:55 p.m. on March 31st, Jackson Police Officers were dispatched to a shooting scene where two subjects were located […]

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Ellis Marsalis, Fountains of Wayne’s Schlesinger die after COVID-19

Ellis Marsalis, Fountains of Wayne’s Schlesinger die after COVID-19

on April 2, 2020, 9:44 AM / in People

Ellis Marsalis Jr., a New Orleans jazz pianist and teacher and patriarch of a jazz dynasty, died Wednesday at age 85. His sons said the cause of death was pneumonia brought on by the COVID-19 coronavirus. Marsalis’ six sons include jazz greats Wynton and Branford Marsalis. Musician Adam Schlesinger, co-founder of the rock band Fountains of Wayne and an award-winning […]

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44 Texas students test positive for coronavirus after spring break in Mexico

on April 2, 2020, 9:41 AM / in National News

Forty-four out of about 70 University of Texas at Austin students who took a spring break trip to Mexico have tested positive for coronavirus since returning, university officials said Wednesday. The students flew on a charter plane to Cabo San Lucas about two weeks ago. Some in the group returned to Texas on separate commercial flights. Students at the University […]

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T-Mobile completes purchase of Sprint to form new wireless giant

on April 2, 2020, 9:39 AM / in National News

T-Mobile has completed its acquisition of smaller rival Sprint in a deal valued at $31.6 billion at T-Mobile’s Tuesday closing stock price. The merger creates a third wireless giant rivaling AT&T and Verizon. The two companies announced plans to merge two years ago, but state and federal authorities objected. The Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice approved the […]

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Sailors begin evacuating aircraft carrier for quarantine in Guam

Sailors begin evacuating aircraft carrier for quarantine in Guam

on April 2, 2020, 9:38 AM / in International News, National News

The Navy on Wednesday began evacuating sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt for onshore quarantine on Guam, shortly after the ship’s captain wrote a scathing letter to his superiors calling for “decisive action” to protect those on board from a coronavirus outbreak. Sailors began going ashore a week after the first coronavirus case was confirmed on the nuclear-powered […]

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Florida governor issues statewide stay-at-home order after criticism

on April 2, 2020, 9:34 AM / in National News, State News

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed a stay-at-home order for the state’s 21 million residents after facing weeks of criticism for holding off on drastic statewide measures to slow the spread of coronavirus. DeSantis previously had ordered residents of Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, and Monroe counties to stay at home, but made the policy statewide after a telephone call with […]

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Report: China under-reported coronavirus numbers, U.S. intel concludes

Report: China under-reported coronavirus numbers, U.S. intel concludes

on April 2, 2020, 9:33 AM / in International News

The U.S. intelligence community reportedly concluded in a classified document that China, where the coronavirus pandemic originated, has under-reported COVID-19 infections and deaths. Two anonymous intelligence officials said the numbers out of China are fake. Officially, China has confirmed more than 82,000 cases and 3,300 deaths, whereas the U.S. already has more than 200,000 cases and 5,000 deaths. Beijing implicitly […]

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U.S. coronavirus death toll surges above 5,000

U.S. coronavirus death toll surges above 5,000

on April 2, 2020, 9:29 AM / in National News

The U.S. coronavirus outbreak hit another grim milestone on Wednesday, with the national death toll jumping by more than 1,000 in a single day for the first time and rising to 5,137 overall. Authorities in New York rushed to bring in medical volunteers to reinforce overwhelmed nurses and doctors as the statewide death toll doubled in three days, reaching 1,900. […]

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Unemployment claims hit record 6.6 million as coronavirus grips US economy

on April 2, 2020, 9:24 AM / in News

A record number of 6,648,000 people filed initial unemployment claims in the last week of March, shattering the record number for the second week in a row. The figure, for the week ending March 28, surpassed the roughly 3.3 million seasonally adjusted initial claims the previous week. Until that point, the highest level on record was 695,000 in October of […]

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Accountability and Hydroxychloroquine

on April 2, 2020, 8:35 AM / in Opinion

By Erick Erickson Also, a recommendation if you need a stimulus payroll loan Let me get this out of the way first and this is not an ad, though after I’d already written this Mr. Frost did say he wants to run ads on my radio show about this. But, I just know and trust the family. If you have […]

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Joe Buck will make your home movie: Finding meaning in crisis through solitude with God

Joe Buck will make your home movie: Finding meaning in crisis through solitude with God

on April 2, 2020, 8:24 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Joe Buck has one of the best-known voices in America. He has called twenty-two World Series and six Super Bowls. The son of legendary announcer Jack Buck, he is ubiquitous in the world of sports broadcasting. Now you can have his voice on your home videos. People are sending him videos of dogs chasing each other in an empty field, chickens […]

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How to Love Your Spouse through Chronic Illness

How to Love Your Spouse through Chronic Illness

on April 2, 2020, 8:20 AM / in Religion

By Kathryn Graves |  Crosswalk  When we’re young, most of us think the only people who have to deal with a chronically ill or disabled spouse are older folks. We live our lives on the fast track, and rarely stop to think about the prospect of aging, never mind getting sick with some dread disease. Our schedules with children, jobs, […]

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Father Knows Best

on April 2, 2020, 7:57 AM / in History

“As nations cannot be rewarded or punished in the next world, they must be in this.  By an inevitable chain of causes and effects, Providence punishes national sins, by national calamities.”  George Mason of Virginia, an American Founding Father.

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D.C. “Stay-Home” Order Includes Jail Time, Fines for Violators, Despite Efforts to Depopulate Jail

D.C. “Stay-Home” Order Includes Jail Time, Fines for Violators, Despite Efforts to Depopulate Jail

on April 2, 2020, 7:55 AM / in National News

Written by  Raven Clabough Overzealous and overreaching efforts by the mayor of Washington, D.C., will likely do more harm than good as they could serve to increase the spread of COVID-19, not tame it. Mayor Muriel Bowser is threatening residents of the Washington, D.C.-area with 90 days in jail if they leave their houses in her “stay-home order” issued on March […]

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April 2nd In History

April 2nd In History

on April 2, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 273 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Abundius of Como Amphianus of Lycia Æbbe the Younger Bronach of Glen-Seichis (Irish martyrology) Francis of Paola Francisco Coll Guitart Henry Budd (Anglican Church of Canada) Nicetius of […]

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Too Close

Too Close

on April 2, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

In all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:6 I grew up in Oklahoma where severe weather is common from early spring through the end of summer. I recall one evening when the sky boiled with dark clouds, the TV weather forecaster warned of an approaching tornado, and the electricity went out. Very […]

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The Parking Garage … April 2, 2007

on April 2, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, Local News, News

“For as a man thinks in his heart, so is he.” (Prov 23:7) A neophyte in the realm of city council having been elected the first time and in my first couple of months of service after running against Mrs. Anna Parks Covington (a very gracious lady by the way),  I had been invited to a private meeting between Mr. […]

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Leaving Richmond

on April 2, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Thursday, April 2, 2020. On this date in 1865, U.S. Army forces under the command of Ulysses S. Grant ended a 10-month siege by overrunning rebel lines at Petersburg, Va. “I think it is absolutely necessary that we should abandon our position tonight,” Robert E. Lee stated matter-of-factly in a telegram to Jefferson Davis. Both men knew […]

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