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Franklin Pastor Pressures Southern Baptists To Affirm LGBT Movement

  Nashville area pastor Stan Mitchell is among those at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in Phoenix this week to try to persuade Southern Baptists to embrace LGBT activism. Mitchell is the founding pastor of GracePointe, a nondenominational evangelical church in Franklin that made national news in…

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Street Theater Opposing Redefinition of ‘Milk’ Greets Agriculture Bureaucrats Meeting in Nashville

When the Southern Association of State Departments of Agriculture (SASDA) held their annual meeting at the Renaissance Hotel in Nashville last week, one topic of discussion was the “Dairy Pride Act” (S. 130), introduced in Congress earlier this year by Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI). Faced with declining sales, the dairy industry…

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Williamson County Teacher Sues School District, Says She Was Bullied Into Resigning

Tennessee Star

  A well-liked Williamson County elementary school teacher is suing the school district, alleging she was bullied and harassed into resigning. Melanie Lemon, who taught second grade at Walnut Grove Elementary, filed a lawsuit Friday in Williamson County Circuit Court. The defendants are Williamson County Schools, superintendent Mike Looney, assistant…

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Property Owners in Tennessee Can Bypass Airbnb Restrictions and Place Refugees in Their Communities

Tennessee Star

  Airbnb, the online service that helps people “monetize their extra space” with short-term rental agreements, has launched a new platform called “Open Homes” that lets homeowners donate that “extra space” and host refugees, saving the federal contractors time and money in meeting the terms of their agreements with the U.S….

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Gingrich: Mueller Investigation Will be a Trump ‘Witch Hunt’

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) said it is “impossible” that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into President Donald Trump and his officials will be a “fair investigation,” during an interview Monday on “The Laura Ingraham Show.” Gingrich noted that Mueller and former FBI Director James Comey are long-time friends…

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A Nashville Weekend That Will Live in Legend

Tennessee Star

  This weekend in Nashville, something happened that has never happened before. CMAFest, Bonnaroo and the Stanley Cup Final all occurred at the same time.  The first two were planned, but the final came as a little bit of a surprise. CMAFest started in 1972 at Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium and…

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EU Standoff with Eastern Europeans Over Immigration Escalates

Poland doubled down hard on its anti-open borders stance last week, as the E.U. levelled threats at the Czech Republic, yet another Eastern European country refusing to embrace mass Muslim migration. On Thursday, Polish president Andrzej Duda promised his people a referendum on EU migration policies. “The public’s voice will…

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