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Why Losing Tom Petty Feels Like Losing a Piece of Ourselves

If you sing karaoke, you’ve probably performed “American Girl.” If you play guitar, you’ve likely strummed “Learning to Fly.” And if you’ve driven a car while celebrating some personal achievement or another, you’ve almost certainly belted out “Free Fallin’” at the top of your lungs as you drummed the steering…

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The Detection of Ripples in the Fabric of Spacetime Just Won a Nobel Prize

Making waves in the physics community. A visualization of how merging black holes create ripples in spacetime NASA Three American physicists won the 2017 Nobel Prize for work that enabled the first observation of gravitational waves—ripples in the fabric of spacetime. Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish, and Kip S. Thorne…

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Anheuser-Busch Hesitates: ‘We Have No Plans to End Our NFL Sponsorship’

At the very beginning of the NFL players’ National Anthem “revolt” in mid-September, Anheuser-Busch–once a multi-generation family-owned American business, but now owned by an international conglomerate based in Belgium–posted a short statement voicing their concerns, considering the company’s long-standing partnership with the NFL as one of their largest advertisers. The original…

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U.S. Rep. Diane Black Supports President Trump’s Tax Plan, Calling it ‘Pro-America’

U.S. Rep. Diane Black (R-TN-6), who is running for Tennessee governor, is supporting President Trump’s plan to fix the tax code, which was last updated by President Ronald Reagan in 1986. Black was recently endorsed in her gubernatorial bid by Reagan adviser Art Laffer. Laffer, who lives in Nashville, will serve as…

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Commentary: After Las Vegas Massacre, Hillary Clinton Demonstrates Again Why She Lost the 2016 Election

The nation mourned, the law enforcement investigated, President Donald Trump, his wife and his White House prayed – and Hillary Clinton called for gun control and attacks on the National Rifle Association. That’s the response to the horrific killings of dozens and injuring of hundreds by gunman Stephen Paddock, 64….

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Tennessee Hispanic Groups Seek Donations to Help Hurricane Victims in Puerto Rico

Latinos For Tennessee is partnering with the Clarksville Hispanic American Family Foundation (CHAFF) to support hurricane victims in Puerto Rico. Clarksville is home to a large share of Tennessee’s Puerto Rican population because of Fort Campbell, where many serve in the military. The groups are putting together emergency kits for…

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Boise State Students Seek to Fire Professor Who Dared to Criticize Transgender Movement

Students are calling for the firing of a Boise State University political scientist who criticized feminism and the transgender rights movement. Posters reading “Fire Scott Yenor” have emerged all over campus in the wake of his Aug. 2 op-ed in the Daily Signal, titled “Transgender Activists Are Seeking to Undermine…

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