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American for Prosperity Launches Major Campaign to ‘Un-Rig’ the U.S. Economy Through Pro-Growth Tax Reforms

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  Americans for Prosperity (AFP) announced Friday it has launched the first in a series of ads calling on members of Congress to “un-rig” the U.S. economy by passing pro-growth tax reform. The ad campaign will run in the six-figure range, and appear on digital platforms targeting abut a dozen…

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Nashville Predators’ Coach Laviolette Tight-Lipped on Starting Goalie for Game 3 Saturday

Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette on Thursday declined to specify whether franchise goaltender Pekka Rinne will start in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins. That doesn’t mean that backup Juuse Saros will start Saturday night at Bridgestone Arena after he replaced Rinne in the third…

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Report: Effort To Allow Transgenders In The Military Faces ‘Indefinite Delay’

An Obama administration effort to allow transgender citizens to serve in the U.S. military is undergoing an intense review by the Pentagon, Military Times reports. Former President Barack Obama’s directive was issued in June 2016 and gave the services exactly one year to craft policy implementation. The Army and Marine…

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Alabama Mayor Working On Solution So Lawn-Mowing Teens Don’t Have to Pay $110 for a Business License

An Alabama mayor is working to clear up misunderstandings after national news outlets picked up on a local TV news report about teens in the Birmingham suburb needing a business license to cut grass. While technically you need a license to operate a business in Gardendale, the ordinance was never…

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Gov. Haslam Attends Ceremonial Signings, Ignores Severe Weather Damage in Memphis

  As Governor Bill Haslam sets out next Monday on cross-state IMPROVE Act Bill Signing Ceremonies, he has not yet seen the damage himself from the severe weather that hit Memphis and surrounding Shelby County last Saturday night.  And, he has no plans to travel there this week, according to…

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New Jersey Township To Pay Mosque $3.25 Million To Settle Lawsuits That Raised Controversy Among Southern Baptists

  A New Jersey township must pay a mosque $3.25 million and submit to diversity and inclusion training to settle lawsuits alleging religious discrimination. Last year the case led to turmoil within the Southern Baptist Convention after the denomination’s International Mission Board (IMB) and Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC)…

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Wasserman Schultz Admits Hill IT Security Violations, Blames House Administrators for Not Stopping Her

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Florida Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, whose office equipment U.S. Capitol Police seized in a criminal investigation into congressional network security violations, admitted she violated official information security policy and blamed the House’s chief administrative officer for not stopping her. In a May 17 appropriations hearing on Congress’ administrative budget,…

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