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LSU Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon dies at age 80

LSU Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon dies at age 80

on May 21, 2018, 7:05 AM / in People

By The Associated Press BATON ROUGE — Billy Cannon, the gifted running back who won the Heisman Trophy for LSU in 1959 with a memorable Halloween night punt return touchdown against Mississippi, died Sunday. He was 80. LSU said Cannon, the school’s only Heisman winner, died at his home in St. Francisville. The cause of death was not immediately known. […]

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Liberalization Is Not Inevitable

Liberalization Is Not Inevitable

on May 21, 2018, 7:00 AM / in International News

  by Adi  |   Faith & Heritage As Christians we confess that God is in control of what happens in the world. We confess that his plan for the universe will inevitably come to pass. And we know from Scripture what his plan is. Nonetheless, in the day-to-day reality we live in, I often hear about experiences of the exact opposite. […]

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Not as it Always Appears….

on May 21, 2018, 6:54 AM / in Bedtime Stories

The light turned yellow, just in front of him. He did the right thing, stopping at the crosswalk, even though he could have beaten the red light by accelerating through the intersection. The tailgating woman was furious and honked her horn, screaming in frustration, as she missed her chance to get through the intersection, dropping her cell phone and makeup. […]

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NAACP leader’s racial profiling claim challenged after bodycam footage released

on May 21, 2018, 6:48 AM / in State News

A South Carolina NAACP chapter president who says he was racially profiled during a traffic stop was accused of lying after police released video footage of the encounter, according to reports. “Tonight, I was racially profiled by Timmonsville Officer CAUSE I WAS DRIVING A MERCEDES BENZ AND GOING HOME IN A NICE NEIGHBORHOOD,” Timmonsville NAACP President Rev. Jerrod Moultrie said […]

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Nashville Predators’ Endorsement of Acting Mayor David Briley ‘A Sleazy Quid Pro Quo’

Nashville Predators’ Endorsement of Acting Mayor David Briley ‘A Sleazy Quid Pro Quo’

on May 21, 2018, 6:39 AM / in State News

Sports teams can receive handsome rewards for supporting public officials…. The Jackson Generals receive over 1.2 million annually in financial incentives. The Tennessee Star The Nashville Predators’ unprecedented endorsement of Acting Mayor David Briley in this Thursday’s special mayoral election in Nashville/Davidson County is “a sleazy quid pro quo,” one long time Tennessee Republican political operative tells The Tennessee Star. The definition of “quid pro […]

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Councilman Robert Swope admits To 1998 solicitation bust

Councilman Robert Swope admits To 1998 solicitation bust

on May 21, 2018, 6:34 AM / in State News

A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville Councilman Robert Swope is one of the few self identified Republicans in the Metro Council and he was Trump’s Tennessee State Director. He is the most conservative member of the Council and yet is effective and respected by his colleagues.  He is running for a position on the Republican State Executive Committee challenging Ron McDow […]

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Man And Woman Killed In Sunday Morning Murder/Suicide At Hixson Gas Station

on May 21, 2018, 6:26 AM / in State News

A man and a woman were killed in a Sunday morning murder/homicide at a gas station in Hixson. The shooting was shortly after 10 a.m. at a Shell station at Hixson Pike and Brookaire. Upon arrival, police located Kimberly Phillips, 48, lying in the parking lot from an apparent gunshot wound. Also in the same parking lot, officers located Frederick Tragresser, […]

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Audit: Agencies make it difficult to get public records

Audit: Agencies make it difficult to get public records

on May 21, 2018, 6:13 AM / in State News

By Sheila Burke, Associated Press Some government agencies in Tennessee are making it difficult for citizens to access public records and, in some instances, violating state law, a newly released audit shows. Open records advocates had hoped that a state law that passed in 2016 would make it easier for people to access information that should be publicly available to citizens. […]

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May 21st in History

May 21st in History

on May 21, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

May 21 is the 141st day of the year (142nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 224 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Afro-Colombian Day (Colombia) Christian feast day: Arcangelo Tadini Blessed Adílio Daronch and Manuel Gómez González Blessed Franz Jägerstätter Christopher Magallanes Eugène de Mazenod Emperor Constantine I Earliest day on which Corpus […]

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God’s Dwelling Place

God’s Dwelling Place

on May 21, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain. Revelation 21:4 James Oglethorpe (1696–1785) was a British general and member of Parliament who had a vision for a great city. Charged with settling the state of Georgia in North America, he planned the city of Savannah according to that vision. He designed a series of squares, each […]

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Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court Decision Was a Federalism Doozy

Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court Decision Was a Federalism Doozy

on May 20, 2018, 8:33 AM / in National News, State News

By David Fowler  |   FACT This week the U.S. Supreme Court released an important Tenth Amendment decision, Murphy v. NCAA, that may have clear implications for the state’s lawsuit against the United States over the Refugee Act. It also might just overthrow the Court’s three-year-old same-sex “marriage” decision, Obergefell v. Hodges. The Murphy case involved a provision in a federal statute passed years ago […]

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Oklahoma Constitutional-carry Bill Author Vows to Fight Governor’s Veto

Oklahoma Constitutional-carry Bill Author Vows to Fight Governor’s Veto

on May 20, 2018, 8:30 AM / in National News, State News

Oklahoma State Senator Nathan Dahm (shown, R-Broken Arrow) and Oklahoma State Representative Sean Roberts (R-Hominy) are vowing to fight back against Republican Governor Mary Fallin’s veto last week of Dahm’s bill, which would have recognized constitutional carry in the Sooner State. Dahm was the principal sponsor of SB 1212, which stipulates that any person 21 and older, and military personnel […]

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WTO Ruling Demonstrates Dangers of Multilateral Trade Agreements

WTO Ruling Demonstrates Dangers of Multilateral Trade Agreements

on May 20, 2018, 8:27 AM / in International News, Opinion

Written by  Steve Byas At first glance, it appears that Boeing, an American company, won a huge victory before the World Trade Organization (WTO) in its dispute with the European Union (EU), when the WTO’s appellate body ruled earlier this week that a 2016 ruling — that the EU has failed to eliminate billions of dollars in aid to Airbus on […]

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Halt DACA Amnesty Talk Until Border Wall is Secured, Legal Immigration is Cut

on May 20, 2018, 8:25 AM / in National News

I would add a bit more to this. All ILLEGALS now here must be deported – willingly or forcefully. All Tax funded benefits these ILLEGALS are presently receiving immediately STOP and rules be in place to prevent them from ever receiving any tax funded benefits in the future.  This includes welfare, education, health care (except for EMERGENCY care), any license […]

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MEDIA ICON CLAIMS IT WAS DEMOCRATS WHO ATTEMPTED TO CIRCUMVENT OUR ELECTION, NOT PUTIN

on May 20, 2018, 8:09 AM / in Opinion

Rush Limbaugh made a very salient point on his show on Friday. He was responding to James Clapper, who made the absurd claim that it was a good thing that Obama spied on Trump and then said that the spy wasn’t spying on Trump, he was spying on Russia. If you believe that I have some land in Florida I’d […]

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WATCH WHAT HAPPENS TO STARBUCKS’ STOCK!

on May 20, 2018, 7:23 AM / in Opinion

So a few weeks ago, two black men went into Starbucks, sat down for a meet and didn’t order anything — but they did want to use the bathroom.  The manager told the two if they didn’t order anything, they were loitering and would have to leave.  When they didn’t leave, the manager called the police, who arrested the two […]

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Germany: Gang of six men lift woman’s skirt and stroke her leg on subway train, record the sexual assault on video

on May 20, 2018, 7:22 AM / in International News

JIHAD WATCH The Munich police identify the perpetrators only as “dark-skinned men,” but they didn’t do this because they have dark skin. They most likely did this because they are — again, most likely — Muslim migrants, who believe such actions are permissible. One survivor of a Muslim rape gang in the UK said that her rapists would quote Quran to her, […]

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Germany’s Merkel says refugees must return home once war is over

Germany’s Merkel says refugees must return home once war is over

on May 20, 2018, 7:11 AM / in International News

NEUBRANDENBURG, Germany (Reuters) German Chancellor Angela Merkel tried on Saturday to placate the increasingly vocal critics of her open-door policy for refugees by insisting that most refugees from Syria and Iraq would go home once the conflicts there had ended. Despite appearing increasingly isolated, Merkel has resisted pressure from some conservatives to cap the influx of refugees, or to close […]

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SOLAR MINIMUM APPROACHING | A MINI ICE AGE?

SOLAR MINIMUM APPROACHING | A MINI ICE AGE?

on May 20, 2018, 7:08 AM / in International News

By Bob Berman  |   Farmers Almanac  COULD A DEEP SOLAR MINIMUM BRING ABOUT A NEW ICE AGE? Sunspots are disappearing more rapidly than usual as the Sun prepares to enter the solar minimum. The last time the absence of sunspots was so prolonged was the “Little Ice Age,” which happened back in the 1600s. Will Earth experience another cold snap? First, understand that the Sun normally follows […]

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Pigs at the Trough: Many of Briley’s Donors Are Developers, Lobbyists, Lawyers, and PACs Who Benefit From Metro Nashville Business

Pigs at the Trough: Many of Briley’s Donors Are Developers, Lobbyists, Lawyers, and PACs Who Benefit From Metro Nashville Business

on May 20, 2018, 7:03 AM / in Opinion, State News

By the Tennessee Star Staff Acting Mayor of Nashville David Briley has raised more than $720,000 for his campaign to win the May 24 special mayoral election, according to two financial disclosures filed by his campaign with the Davidson County Election Commission for the period beginning March 8 and ending March 31 (when he raised $402,885) and the period beginning April 1 and […]

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