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Democrats Threaten to Shut Down the Government if No DACA Amnesty

The congressional Democrats once vowed to never shut down the government over legislative issues such as immigration, but they seem ready to switch strategies during the Trump era. Normally, the government’s funding runs out from time to time, and congressional leaders have to agree on raising the debt limit to…

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FDA Warning: Bone Treats Making Dogs Sick, Causing Death

Federal authorities are warning dog owners against giving their pets packaged bones as treats or chew toys after receiving complaints of at least 15 deaths and dozens of illnesses. The Food and Drug Administration says it has received 68 reports of pet illnesses related to “bone treats,” which are processed…

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Special Election Dates Announced to Fill Jim Tracy’s Tennessee State Senate Seat

Special election dates have been set to fill the state Senate seat vacated by former state Sen. Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville). Primaries have been set for Jan. 25, with the general election set for March 13, according to a writ of election issued by Gov. Bill Haslam. Joe Carr and Shane…

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Ryman Hospitality Properties Plans Multi-Use Development Near Opryland

Ryman Hospitality Properties last week announced plans for a large multi-use development near Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. Ryman owns Gaylord Hotels, which are operated by Marriott, as well as the historic Ryman Auditorium downtown and the Grand Ole Opry. The company also created the TV show “Nashville.”…

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CNN Guest Loses Mind After Trump Calls Fake Native American Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas’

President Donald Trump on Monday sparked outrage from the usual suspects, who called his “Pocahontas” taunt of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) insensitive, inappropriate or even racist. CNN commentator Angela Rye went a step further on Tuesday, arguing that it was somehow a slur against the iconic Indian princess. “Pocahontas in…

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Liberals Throw Temper Tantrum Over Trump’s Watchdog Pick

Declaring President Donald Trump’s pick for acting director of a government watchdog agency an “imposter,” self-appointed leaders of “The Resistance” argued Tuesday that the president has in the executive branch, which he heads. Organized by the Progressive Change Campaign Committee and featuring a parade of leftist speakers, the rally outside…

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East Tennessee Businessman Greg Fodness Announces Run For State House District 11

Owner of two small businesses in East Tennessee, Greg Fodness has announced his run as State Representative for House District 11, a seat held by fellow Cosby resident Jeremy Faison since 2011. In his press release Monday, Fodness was not at all disparaging to the incumbent, but offered that he’s…

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