Archive for August 27th, 2020

The Challenge

The Challenge

on August 27, 2020, 8:51 AM / in Opinion

Recently Mayor Scott Conger released this message on Facebook. Knowing it came from his child self, we almost decided to ignore it. That lasted for about two minutes…. this now has become a challenge. Will a lacky politician tell us how to eat, how to sleep, whom to speak with, how far away should we stand from one another, how […]

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The Jackson Police Department needs assistance identifying two robbery suspects.

The Jackson Police Department needs assistance identifying two robbery suspects.

on August 27, 2020, 8:29 AM / in Local News

The Jackson Police Department is seeking assistance in an Aggravated Robbery of Game Exchange located at 1936 North Highland on Tuesday 08-25-20 at about 5:45 PM. Two suspects were armed with firearms and taped the victims hands and feet during the robbery. The suspects are described as black males in their late teens or early 20s. One suspect was wearing […]

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Investigators have identified the possible witness in the shooting from Royal Street.

Investigators have identified the possible witness in the shooting from Royal Street.

on August 27, 2020, 8:26 AM / in Local News

In a press release, investigators with the Jackson Police Department have identified the possible witness from the shooting on Saturday, August 22,2020 at 611 North Royal Street. This investigation is still ongoing. Jackson Tennessee Police Department 234 Institute St Jackson, TN 38301 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 731-425-8400

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NEW: ‘Fatal’ Level of Fentanyl in George Floyd’s System When He Died

NEW: ‘Fatal’ Level of Fentanyl in George Floyd’s System When He Died

on August 27, 2020, 8:17 AM / in National News

‘The autopsy revealed no physical evidence suggesting that Mr. Floyd died of asphyxiation…’ New court filings in the case against the former Minneapolis police officers involved in the death of George Floyd show that there were doubts about what caused him to expire, according to a medical examiner. The report from the Hennepin County medical examiner released on Tuesday details the results of the […]

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Diversity On Stage At The RNC Prompts A Wave Of Racist Attacks

on August 27, 2020, 8:13 AM / in National News

A slate of racially and ethnically diverse speakers at the Republican National Convention quickly prompted a wave of racially charged attacks. Critics ranging from Hollywood actresses to CNN and MSNBC contributors directed attacks at Republican South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, Republican Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, football legend Herschel Walker and First Lady Melania […]

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Pence accepts nomination, warns Biden ‘Trojan horse for radical left.’

on August 27, 2020, 8:07 AM / in National News

By Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver Vice President Pence made the Republican case for four more years of President Trump’s administration while warning voters on Wednesday night that they “won’t be safe in Joe Biden’s America.”  While accepting the nomination as Trump’s running mate, Pence assailed Biden as a “Trojan horse for the radical left,” wrong on domestic and international […]

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The latest on Hurricane Laura: Leading the way to the shelter our souls need most

The latest on Hurricane Laura: Leading the way to the shelter our souls need most

on August 27, 2020, 8:01 AM / in Religion

By Dr. Jim Denison Hurricane Laura made landfall early this morning near Lake Charles, Louisiana, as a Category 4 storm with winds of 150 mph. The Wall Street Journal calls the hurricane “a storm of historic proportions, with wind speed at landfall surpassing Hurricane Katrina in 2005.” At least twenty million people are in the storm’s path; over half a million were ordered to […]

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FOMU is the new FOMO!

on August 27, 2020, 7:58 AM / in National News

By KENNY POLCARI Things you need to know: Eco data drives stocks higher FOMU is the new buzzword for Asset Managers Global investors prepare for Jay Powell’s speech today Trump to accept GOP nomination Try the Cavatappi w/Green Pea Pesto Economic data yesterday was just the latest headline to drive markets higher – yet again – as the MOMO guys […]

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Biden Endorsement Shows ‘Former Republican Lawmakers’ Flaking Out on Gun Owners

Biden Endorsement Shows ‘Former Republican Lawmakers’ Flaking Out on Gun Owners

on August 27, 2020, 7:40 AM / in National News

(Ammoland.com) “Former Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), a frequent critic of President Trump’s, is endorsing Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden along with several other former Republican lawmakers,” The Hill reported Monday. “The list includes other former members of Congress who had previously announced their support for Biden, including former Sens. John Warner (R-Va.) and Gordon Humphrey (R-N.H.), who is now an independent, […]

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‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Laura hits Louisiana

‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Laura hits Louisiana

on August 27, 2020, 7:25 AM / in National News

Hurricane Laura made landfall in southwestern Louisiana on Thursday as an “extremely dangerous” Category 4 storm with top sustained winds near 150 miles per hour. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center warned it could hit some coastal areas with “unsurvivable” storm surge of 20 feet around the Louisiana-Texas state line. The storm gained strength over the warm waters of the […]

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Pence says Trump is the law and order choice

on August 27, 2020, 7:22 AM / in National News

Republicans stepped up their warnings of lawlessness on the third night of their national convention on Wednesday. Vice President Mike Pence, the evening’s headline speaker, said President Trump projected leadership abroad and law and order at home, accusing Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden of ignoring the “violence and chaos engulfing cities across this country” during last week’s Democratic convention. “You […]

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60 More Shot in Chicago Over the Weekend; Lightfoot Continues To Do Nothing

60 More Shot in Chicago Over the Weekend; Lightfoot Continues To Do Nothing

on August 27, 2020, 7:20 AM / in State News

Written by  James Murphy While the nation was narrowly focused on the shooting of a non-compliant criminal 50 miles north of Chicago in Kenosha, Wisconsin, the Windy City was again engulfed in violence as more than 60 were shot, five fatally, in yet another bloody weekend. Four of the five men killed: Martin Coleman, 27; Ronald Boyd, 26; Antione Rose, 33; […]

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The So-Called Civil War Was Not Over Slavery

The So-Called Civil War Was Not Over Slavery

on August 27, 2020, 6:17 AM / in History, Opinion

By Paul Craig Roberts    /    PaulCraigRoberts When I read Professor Thomas DiLorenzo’s article the question that lept to mind was, “How come the South is said to have fought for slavery when the North wasn’t fighting against slavery?” Two days before Lincoln’s inauguration as the 16th President, Congress, consisting only of the Northern states, passed overwhelmingly on March 2, 1861, the Corwin […]

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Firestone Fallout

Firestone Fallout

on August 27, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, State News

Once employing 7,000, impact of closed plant still felt in North Memphis community. By Bill Dries  |   The Memphis Daily News The red letters grow fainter as the years pass in North Memphis. The Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. plant’s smokestack, once a symbol of the industrial base that defined North Memphis, has become a different kind of symbol in the […]

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Roughed Up To Grow Up

Roughed Up To Grow Up

on August 27, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Do not despise the chastening of the Lord, nor detest His correction. – Proverbs 3:11  Read: Hebrews 12:1-11  Many Christians have to be lovingly roughed up before they will grow up. Although the heavenly Father never allows His children to suffer needlessly, sometimes He lets them experience hard knocks so they’ll become mature believers. The need for “bad weather” to […]

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August 27th in History

August 27th in History

on August 27, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

August 27 is the 239th day of the year (240th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 126 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Baculus of Sorrento Caesarius of Arles Margaret the Barefooted Monica of Hippo, mother of Augustine of Hippo Phanourios of Rhodes Rufus and Carpophorus Thomas Gallaudet and Henry Winter […]

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