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Hot Food, Fast: The Home Microwave Oven Turns 50

Tennessee Star

By: Timothy J. Jorgensen, Director of the Health Physics and Radiation Protection Graduate Program and Associate Professor of Radiation Medicine, Georgetown University The year 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the home microwave oven. The ovens were first sold for home use by Amana corporation in 1967, but they had actually…

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30 Countries Are Refusing To Take Back Illegal Immigrants Convicted Of Serious Crimes

Approximately 30 countries are refusing to accept the deportations of illegal immigrants who have committed serious crimes in the U.S., according to Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar. While these countries are refusing to accept the deportations of these criminals, the U.S. government is still issuing visas and student visas to citizens…

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Trump Administration Now Officially Requesting Bids to Build Border Wall

Tennessee Star

President Trump’s new border wall is supposed to be 30 feet high and should look imposing to potential illegal immigrants, Homeland Security officials said in documents Friday that officially requested the first bids to begin building the barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border. But U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the agency…

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Giles County Chicken Breeder Quarantined After Testing Positive for Avian Flu

Tennessee state department of agriculture officials have identified a third outbreak of avian flu. A flock of chickens at a commercial poultry breeding operation has tested positive for “low pathogenic avian influenza” (LPAI). It is not the same as the China H7N9 virus affecting Asia and is genetically distinct. The…

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Commentary: No, Julie Andrews, Cutting ‘The Arts’ Does Not Kill Bert and Ernie

So President Donald Trump wants to abolish the National Endowment for the Arts – and now the artsy world is in a panic, as if the White House proposal means the end of creativity everywhere. Listen up, left: People painted before the NEA, you know. And sculpted. And played music….

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Congressman: Decision by Federal District Judge in Hawaii Halting President Trump’s Temporary Travel and Refugee Ban ‘Judicial Activism at its Worst’

This week’s rulings against President Trump’s revised executive order on travel and refugees have sparked heated pushback from Republicans on Capitol Hill, who say judges have crossed the line to become adversaries of this White House – and suggested retribution could be coming. Even some judges seemed worried about the…

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