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Attorneys General From Ten States–But Not Tennessee–Formally Endorsed Trump’s Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord

President Trump announced Thursday that his administration is withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, a move backed by 10 state attorneys general who wrote a letter to Trump last week asking him to step away. The attorneys general represent the states of West Virginia, Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska,…

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President Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal From The Paris Climate Accord

Tennessee Star

President Donald Trump has made good on his campaign promise to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, undoing a crowning achievement of the Obama administration. Trump promised to “cancel” the Paris Agreement on the campaign trail, but his own White House was split on the issue. The president already issued…

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Mark Green Tells WWTN’s Pamela Furr He ‘Will Be Making an Announcement in the Next Day or So’ About Possible Campaign

State Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) told WWTN 99.7 FM’s Pamela Furr, sitting in as host of the Dan Mandis Show on Thursday, that he will “be making an announcement in the next day or so” about his political future. Furr also asked Green about his plans after his announcement last…

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Crawfish Boils Back In Business At Mobile, Alabama Bars After Crackdown By Public Health Officials

Folks in Mobile, Alabama, like their crawfish boils and thanks to a new law signed by their governor, they can continue to enjoy them at local bars. The Mobile County Health Department began cracking down on the informal sidewalk boils last year, saying they didn’t comply with food handling regulations…

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Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks: Conservatives Aren’t Majority in GOP Congress

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) said the GOP-led Congress has been slow to deliver on President Donald Trump’s legislative agenda because “conservatives are not the majority” in the House or the Senate, during an interview Tuesday on “The Laura Ingraham Show.” Brooks, who is mounting a primary challenge against Sen. Luther…

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VA Chief Says Senate Must Act So He Can Fire ‘Terrible Managers’

Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said Wednesday the civil service appeals process prevents the agency from firing “terrible managers,” and that the Senate must act to reduce the impact of the Merit Systems Protection Board and excessive government employee union-backed due process requirements. “Just last week we were…

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Top Seven Reasons the Vanderbilt Poll Is Fatally Flawed

  There are at least seven reasons why the Vanderbilt Poll-Tennessee released on Tuesday by the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, co-directed by Vanderbilt Professor John Geer, is fatally flawed. Those flaws come as no surprise to conservatives across the state. “The Vanderbilt Poll has notoriously leaned left for…

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Tennessee State Library and Archives To Hold Birthday Bash for Tennessee on Saturday

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  History buffs who want to know more about the history of Tennessee will have their chance Saturday, when the Tennessee State Library and Archives holds a “Tennessee Celebrates Statehood” birthday celebration. “Part of our mission is to make our state’s history accessible to a wider audience beyond scholars and…

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Commentary: Democrats and GOP ‘Centrists’ Vie for Title of Lead Trump Obstructionists

  by Jeffrey A. Rendall With all the noise Democrats have made since Donald Trump first won the Republican presidential nomination and then pierced the “blue wall” to prevail in last November’s election, you would think the new president’s most dangerous adversaries reside far outside his own Republican Party circles….

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