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East Tenn. law enforcement officials tackle growing animal abuse issues

East Tenn. law enforcement officials tackle growing animal abuse issues

on May 13, 2014, 6:42 AM / in News, State News

Naomi Charboneau appears to be one of the people HSUS has that gives “training” to law enforcement. <http://www.humanesociety.org/issues/animal_rescue/law-enforcement-training.html> A can of worms for people in east Tennessee. By WHITNEY GOOD /  6 News Reporter Original Story KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Several law enforcement agencies are working together to combat animal cruelty in our neighborhoods. The Humane Society of the United States […]

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Person shot near Old Hickory Boulevard / Crime Moving North

Person shot near Old Hickory Boulevard / Crime Moving North

on May 13, 2014, 6:32 AM / in Local News, News

An individual was shot Monday evening near Old Hickory Boulevard in Jackson, according to the Jackson Police Department. The police department said the individual declined to give any information regarding the shooting. Kudos to the Jackson Sun

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Called Meetings, Jackson City Council, Jackson, Tennessee

Called Meetings, Jackson City Council, Jackson, Tennessee

on May 13, 2014, 6:24 AM / in Local News, News

The Jackson City Council will have a couple of called meeting sessions this month: The first will be May 15th at 9 A.M. Thursday in the George A. Smith Meeting Room at City Hall, at 101 E. Main St. They are going to consider an agreement to resolve a dispute about the unpaid distribution of the mixing-bar tax pursuant to Tennessee […]

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Devvy’s News, May 12th 2014

Devvy’s News, May 12th 2014

on May 12, 2014, 8:08 AM / in National News, News

I would like to say Happy Mother’s Day to all the mom’s in America. Last month I was in the Carlsbad area and visited the $1 billion dollar desalinzation plant under construction. It will pump 50 million gallons of water a day. It will not remove any radiation from the water as I wrote in a recent column: Desalinization plants […]

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Sagebrush Rebellion Redivivus

Sagebrush Rebellion Redivivus

on May 12, 2014, 8:05 AM / in Opinion

William Perry Pendley President, Mountain States Legal Foundation WILLIAM PERRY PENDLEY is president and chief operating officer of Mountain States Legal Foundation. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees in economics and political science from George Washington University and his J.D. from the University of Wyoming College of Law. During the Reagan administration, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for […]

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No Meeting Today

No Meeting Today

on May 12, 2014, 8:03 AM / in Announcements

There will not be a MCRP meeting today. Our next regularly scheduled meeting is June 9, 2014. Jay Bush, Chairman Madison County Republican Party

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday May 12th, 2014

10 things you need to know today about yesterday May 12th, 2014

on May 12, 2014, 7:58 AM / in National News, News

1. Ukrainian rebels claim victory in autonomy vote Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine declared victory Sunday after a controversial, unmonitored referendum, claiming that 90 percent of voters supported breaking away from Kiev. Blatant irregularities were reported — voting booths were set up outside in the open, people were seen openly casting multiple ballots. Russia called for a “civilized implementation” of […]

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U.S. children read, but not well or often: report

U.S. children read, but not well or often: report

on May 12, 2014, 7:54 AM / in National News, News

By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Although American children still spend part of their days reading, they are spending less time doing it for pleasure than decades ago, with significant gaps in proficiency, according to a report released on Monday. The San Francisco-based nonprofit Common Sense Media, which focuses on the effects of media and technology on […]

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House Armed Services Panel’s DoD Spending Bill Includes 2% Military Pay Hike

House Armed Services Panel’s DoD Spending Bill Includes 2% Military Pay Hike

on May 12, 2014, 7:39 AM / in National News, News

Anna Forrester The House Armed Services Committee‘s fiscal year 2015 spending bill for the Defense Department includes a 1.8-percent pay raise for soldiers, Reuters reported Thursday. David Alexander writes the fiscal 2015 National Defense Authorization Act includes some additional funds for arms programs and contradicts DoD’s plans to reduce the annual pay increase to one percent and retire some programs. Committee Chairman Rep. […]

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Hagel backs review of U.S. military ban on transgender troops

Hagel backs review of U.S. military ban on transgender troops

on May 12, 2014, 7:28 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: Does Hagel believe this is right and proper or is he doing the service of the President? After Ronald Reagan’s inauguration as President, Hagel was named deputy administrator of the Veterans Administration. In 1982, however, he resigned his post over a disagreement with VA Administrator Robert P. Nimmo, who was intent on cutting funding for VA programs. Nimmo […]

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How ‘Big Corn’ lost the ethanol battle to Philadelphia refiners

How ‘Big Corn’ lost the ethanol battle to Philadelphia refiners

on May 12, 2014, 7:15 AM / in National News, News

By Cezary Podkul and Jeff Mason NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Six months ago the U.S. oil industry scored a surprise win against farm groups when the Obama administration proposed slashing the amount of ethanol refiners must blend into gasoline, a move that could save them billions of dollars. Stunned by the reversal, producers of the corn-based biofuel and their supporters […]

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Stealth Subs Could Sink America’s Navy

Stealth Subs Could Sink America’s Navy

on May 12, 2014, 7:06 AM / in National News, News

By Bill Sweetman Submarines are getting quieter, stealthier, and better armed. And that could mean major trouble for the U.S. Navy and its aging fleet of sub-hunters. The tactical balance between the surface warship and the submarine has strategic impact. The submarine is not made for a show of force. Its principal weapon is designed not to damage a ship, […]

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Rep. Rogers wants to move radio needle to moderate

Rep. Rogers wants to move radio needle to moderate

on May 12, 2014, 6:02 AM / in National News, News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Mike Rogers wants to be a “productive conservative” on the radio dial who fosters “smart debate” during the daily show he will host after leaving Congress in January. The ex-FBI agent and outgoing House Intelligence Committee chairman might not be done with politics after more than a decade in Congress, so there’s unquestioned value for him […]

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Obama hits the road this week to urge boost to highway fund

Obama hits the road this week to urge boost to highway fund

on May 12, 2014, 5:58 AM / in National News, News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will push for Congress to quickly pass a bill to replenish dwindling funds for highway and bridge repairs this week, using a massive bridge-building project north of New York City as a backdrop for a speech on the issue on Wednesday. Obama will speak at the Tappan Zee bridge, where a $3.9 billion project […]

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New Benghazi panel head asks why Americans were in dangerous Libyan city

New Benghazi panel head asks why Americans were in dangerous Libyan city

on May 12, 2014, 5:56 AM / in National News, News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of a newly created U.S. House select committee tasked with investigating a 2012 attack on U.S. diplomatic posts in the Libyan city of Benghazi said he would look into why there was an official presence in a city with a deadly reputation. Representative Trey Gowdy, a Republican from South Carolina, will head a panel that […]

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Roberts’ ruling isn’t final

Roberts’ ruling isn’t final

on May 11, 2014, 10:31 AM / in Opinion

By Sen. Rand Paul In the wake of the recent Supreme Court decision, can you still argue that the Constitution does not support ObamaCare? The liberal blogosphere apparently thinks the constitutional debate is over. I wonder whether they would have had that opinion the day after the Dred Scott decision. While it is clear to anyone who was awake in […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday, May 11th 2014

10 things you need to know today about yesterday, May 11th 2014

on May 11, 2014, 10:27 AM / in National News, News

1. Ukraine votes in disputed referendum Voters in eastern Ukraine head to the polls Sunday to cast ballots in a disputed sovereignty referendum. Pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk and Luhansk, who have engaged in deadly clashes with the government in recent weeks, insisted on holding the vote despite objections from the international community and even from Russian President Vladimir Putin. The […]

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Fear of Pfizer-AstraZeneca job cuts voiced by U.S. lawmakers

Fear of Pfizer-AstraZeneca job cuts voiced by U.S. lawmakers

on May 11, 2014, 9:30 AM / in National News, News

Whining over nothing….. By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Members of the U.S. Congress from Maryland and Massachusetts expressed concern on Saturday that thousands of jobs in their districts could be at risk if U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc completes a buyout of UK-based AstraZeneca Plc . “The scale of this is really causing people to pay attention. I’m really concerned […]

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Democrats struggle to win over skeptical Americans on Obamacare

Democrats struggle to win over skeptical Americans on Obamacare

on May 11, 2014, 9:26 AM / in National News, News

By Susan Cornwell SOMERSWORTH, New Hampshire (Reuters) – Barack Obama and his Democratic allies in the Congress have grown more confident in recent months about their ability to use the president’s signature healthcare law as a draw rather than a liability in this November’s midterm elections. Three races in New Hampshire illustrate the challenge, offering a test of whether Democrats […]

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Something to Brighten Your Day

on May 10, 2014, 1:56 PM / in Bedtime Stories, People

Post by Animals Australia.

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