Archive for May 28th, 2020

George Floyd’s Family Calls For Murder Charges Against Fired Officers

on May 28, 2020, 9:05 AM / in State News

The family of George Floyd, an African American man who died after being detained by police Monday, is calling for the four officers involved to be charged with murder. The four Minneapolis police officers involved in the detention of Floyd were fired Tuesday, and the FBI is investigating the incident. “Firing them is a good start. But we want to […]

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Casualties of War

on May 28, 2020, 8:52 AM / in History, People

Yesterday I wrote about the lovely letters written 76 years ago this week by U.S. Army Cpl. Frank Elliott to his wife, Pauline, in the hours leading up to D-Day. While keeping watch over their toddler — a daughter named DeRonda — Pauline kept writing even after she stopped receiving replies from Frank after the invasion. Polly, as her family […]

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Support Your Local Community

on May 28, 2020, 8:46 AM / in Local News

Please share with all of your friends.   This is all about supporting our community. Judy Dear Friends and Friends of Friends, This virus has had many “side effects”.  We are hearing more and more everyday of deaths, grief, suicides, jobs lost, businesses going out of business or not to return.  This pandemic, for loss of a better term, has created […]

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Local NAACP leader reacts to death of George Floyd

Local NAACP leader reacts to death of George Floyd

on May 28, 2020, 8:11 AM / in Local News

I can not help but smile at our old friend. Story by  Brittany Kyles |  WBBJ Harrell Carter, president of the Jackson-Madison County Branch of the NAACP, spoke on the recent death of George Floyd. “And the suspect was trying to grasp for air, those types of things. It was excessive force. In fact it was murder, and we have […]

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Lt Col Allen West At Home After Serious Motorcycle Accident

Lt Col Allen West At Home After Serious Motorcycle Accident

on May 28, 2020, 8:06 AM / in National News

by John Crump  |  Ammoland Lt. Col. Allen West is recovering at home after doctors released him from the hospital after being involved in a serious motorcycle accident Saturday night outside of Waco, Texas, in the town of West. The conservative icon and frequent TV guest was riding his motorcycle home from the Texas Freedom Rally that took place in Austin […]

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Co-existence of coronavirus with bacterial pathogen a major cause of fatalities

Co-existence of coronavirus with bacterial pathogen a major cause of fatalities

on May 28, 2020, 7:58 AM / in International News

The two medical professionals are planning to send their ‘hypothesis’ to an American institution for further research By Yash Goyal COVID-19 is now a global pandemic.  This deadly RNA-virus is taking a toll on millions of lives across the world, since it crept into China in November-December last year, but more so when it co-exists with a bacterial pathogen ‘Chlamydia […]

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SpaceX delays first astronaut launch due to bad weather

on May 28, 2020, 7:53 AM / in International News, National News

SpaceX on Wednesday had to postpone its first launch of astronauts into orbit due to bad weather. The mission was rescheduled for Saturday, May 30. President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence had arrived at Kennedy Space Center in Florida to watch SpaceX’s Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon spacecraft take off before lightning and rain forced NASA and SpaceX to […]

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House delays vote on extending surveillance laws after Trump veto threat

on May 28, 2020, 7:50 AM / in National News

The House on Wednesday scrapped a vote on a bill seeking to extend surveillance options the FBI considers crucial in the fight against terrorism. House Democrats pulled the legislation after President Trump threatened to “quickly veto” it. Trump said the “massive abuse” of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court was a “big part” of an attempted “coup” against his administration in […]

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Rosenstein to testify before Senate committee in review of Russia inquiry

on May 28, 2020, 7:49 AM / in National News

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed former Special Counsel Robert Mueller to investigate Russia’s election meddling, will testify next week before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the panel said Wednesday. Committee Chair Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Rosenstein would provide “new revelations” about federal surveillance policies as the panel examines the origins of the FBI’s investigation of members of President […]

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Pompeo says Hong Kong no longer autonomous from China

on May 28, 2020, 7:46 AM / in International News

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday notified Congress that the Trump administration no longer considers Hong Kong to enjoy a meaningful degree of autonomy from China. Pompeo is required under a 2019 law to certify that Hong Kong maintains a meaningful degree of freedom to justify keeping the special trading status that has helped the former British colony remain […]

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U.S. coronavirus death toll hits 100,000

on May 28, 2020, 7:43 AM / in National News

The U.S. coronavirus death toll reached 100,000 on Wednesday, surpassing the grim milestone as state and local governments slowly allow businesses to reopen while continuing to push safety measures to slow the spread of the pandemic. The number of people killed in the United States in the four months since the first confirmed case in the country now equals that […]

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Tennessee Will Stop Warning First Responders of Covid-19

Tennessee Will Stop Warning First Responders of Covid-19

on May 28, 2020, 7:40 AM / in State News

Courthouse News NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee will soon stop providing the names and addresses of Covid-19 patients to first responders, after initially arguing that doing so would protect those on the front line. Republican Governor Bill Lee’s administration decided on the change this week, saying the data may have created a false sense of security to those responding to […]

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UPDATE ON COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS ISSUED BY TENNESSEE GOVERNOR BILL LEE ON COUNTY RECREATIONAL FACILITIES

UPDATE ON COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS ISSUED BY TENNESSEE GOVERNOR BILL LEE ON COUNTY RECREATIONAL FACILITIES

on May 28, 2020, 7:37 AM / in State News

Written by Jessie Williams County residents have inquired about when County recreational facilities such as ballparks would be able to be used based upon the closures and limitations established by the Governor’s Executive Orders. Previously, the Governor had issued Executive Order No. 17 prohibiting social gatherings of 10 or more people which would have prohibited the use of ballparks and other facilities […]

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Investigators with the Jackson Police are seeking assistance in identifying persons of interest in a Shoplifting.

Investigators with the Jackson Police are seeking assistance in identifying persons of interest in a Shoplifting.

on May 28, 2020, 7:29 AM / in Local News

On May 15, 2020 a white male and a white female concealed merchandise belonging to Plato’s Closet and walked out without rendering payment. The female was observed leaving in a white Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck. If anyone can identify either of these persons of interest please contact the Jackson Police Department at 731-425-8400 or Crimestoppers at www.jmcrimestoppers.org. Address/Location Jackson Tennessee […]

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Memorial Day: In Honor of American Patriots

Memorial Day: In Honor of American Patriots

on May 28, 2020, 6:18 AM / in History

“Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.” —John Adams Patriots, we set aside Memorial Day to honor the service and sacrifice of generations of our fellow Armed Forces Patriots, now departed, who defended American Liberty with honor. Accordingly, I invite you to read our tribute to fallen American Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen. On Memorial Day, flags […]

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Remember, We Won The Vietnam War – Before We Lost It

Remember, We Won The Vietnam War – Before We Lost It

on May 28, 2020, 6:15 AM / in History, Opinion

CENTER FOR SELF GOVERNANCE (CSG) ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM Decades back, in late 1972, South Vietnam and the United States were winning the Vietnam War decisively by every conceivable measure. That’s not just my view. That was the view of our enemy, the [communist] North Vietnamese government officials. Victory was apparent when President Nixon ordered the U.S. Air Force to bomb industrial […]

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Guarding Honor

Guarding Honor

on May 28, 2020, 6:09 AM / in History, National News

Review: ‘Sacred Duty: A Soldier’s Tour at Arlington National Cemetery’ by Tom Cotton Shortly after a Boeing 757 rammed into the western side of the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, the 3rd United States Infantry Regiment sprang into action. The so-called Old Guard of the Army, stationed just across the highway in Arlington National Cemetery, was the most readily available […]

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RUDY’S ANGEL

RUDY’S ANGEL

on May 28, 2020, 6:07 AM / in Bedtime Stories

I walked into the grocery store not particularly interested in buying groceries. I wasn’t hungry. The pain of losing my husband of 37 years was still too raw. And this grocery store held so many sweet memories. Rudy often came with me and almost every time he’d pretend to go off and look for something special. I knew what he […]

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He Walked in Our Shoes

He Walked in Our Shoes

on May 28, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.Hebrews 2:18 To help his staff of young architects understand the needs of those for whom they design housing, David Dillard sends them on “sleepovers.” They put on pajamas and spend 24 hours in a senior living center in the same conditions as […]

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May 28th in History

May 28th in History

on May 28, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

May 28 is the 148th day of the year (149th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 217 days remaining until the end of the year.     Holidays Armed Forces Day (Croatia) Christian feast day: Bernard of Menthon Germain of Paris John Calvin (Episcopal Church) Lanfranc Margaret Pole William of Gellone May 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Downfall […]

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