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National News, Sports, Sports View July 13, 2015 at 9:57 pm 0 comments

By Jordan Kobritz If it can happen to retailers like K-Mart, Target and Home Depot, and even the U.S. government, perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised that it happened to the Houston Astros. But in this case, the perpetrators weren’t a criminal element in Eastern Europe or the Chinese government butRead More

Will Al Gore run for president?

Will Al Gore run for president?

National News, Politics July 7, 2015 at 7:14 pm 0 comments

By Dwight L. Schwab, Jr. Is it because of a rift Al Gore developed with Bill Clinton when they were vice-president and president back in the 1990s? For whatever the reason may be, Gore isn’t endorsing Hillary Clinton, at least not yet. No reason was given for the swipe atRead More

Trans fat ban could cost nation $11 billion a year

Trans fat ban could cost nation $11 billion a year

National News July 4, 2015 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

SAN FRANCISCO (press release)—It was reported recently that President Barack Obama’s Food and Drug Administration has issued a ban on trans fats that could cost as much as $11 billion. In a news release from the FDA, it states that the agency “has made a final determination that there isRead More

Park Reports Hazel Creek bear DNA results

Park Reports Hazel Creek bear DNA results

National News, Science & Environment June 30, 2015 at 6:11 pm 0 comments

Wrong bear euthanized GSMNP (press release)—Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials received DNA results from the bear attack occurring at backcountry campsite 84 where a 16-year old male from Ohio was seriously injured by a bear on June 6. Immediately following the report of the attack, rangers and wildlife biologistsRead More

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 23:  General view of Recording Artist George Jones Museum on April 23, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

George Jones on top again

Entertainment, National News, State News June 30, 2015 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

“Alcohol has owned me and controlled much of my life. Now is my time to own it.” – George Jones, 2012 NASHVILLE (press release)—George Jones’ name is at the top of the charts again, but this time it’s not for music. The George Jones White Lightning signature brand of moonshineRead More

Marine veteran’s Huntsville home is seized

Marine veteran’s Huntsville home is seized

National News, News, Science & Environment June 27, 2015 at 2:03 pm 0 comments

Family trying to live a “green” life SAN FRANCISCO (press release)—There is a growing movement among many Americans to live “off the grid.” These individuals tend to grow their own food, produce their own electricity and even obtain their own water and dispose of it after they use it. InRead More

Arkansas woman charged with TennCare fraud

Arkansas woman charged with TennCare fraud

Local News, National News, Police Reports June 26, 2015 at 2:32 am 0 comments

NASHVILLE (press release)—An Arkansas woman is charged with TennCare fraud and theft of property after she received healthcare insurance benefits through the state’s healthcare insurance program, even though she was not eligible. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) today announced the arrest of Kimberly M. Rounsaville, 39, of Blytheville, Arkansas.Read More

Georgian delegation visits Eastern District of Tennessee

Georgian delegation visits Eastern District of Tennessee

By Sharry Dedman-Beard During June a group of official delegates from the Republic of Georgia will visit the United States to learn about the U.S. criminal justice system and enhance their efforts to modernize their justice sector/system. The visit will begin in Washington, DC, where the delegates will meet withRead More

The truth about Tennessee traffic cameras and the movement to outlaw them

The truth about Tennessee traffic cameras and the movement to outlaw them

By Rep. Andy Holt This last legislative session, I was asked by countless constituents to sponsor legislation to outlaw traffic cameras across the state of Tennessee. After carefully reviewing the research on traffic cameras, I came to some very disturbing conclusions. We are told the cameras are for safety, notRead More

House Democrats rebuke Obama on trade

House Democrats rebuke Obama on trade

By Zachary Toillion On Friday, President Obama headed for Capitol Hill in an attempt to secure enough votes for passage of the Trade Promotion Authority, a fast-track trade law Obama has been pushing as a key piece of his second agenda for months. The TPA would give Obama authority toRead More