Mae Beavers Cancels Appearance at Gubernatorial Education Forum Due to Mother’s Passing

Former State Senator and gubernatorial candidate Mae Beavers cancelled her scheduled appearance at Tuesday’s SCORE Gubernatorial Forum debate with the announcement of the loss of her beloved mother, Evelyn Louise Spruill: It is with much regret that I will not be able to be at the SCORE Gubernatorial debate tonight.…

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The National Inventors Hall of Fame Inducts ‘Refrigeration,’ ‘DNA Synthesis,’ ‘Lycra,’ ‘OLEDs’ and 8 More

Inventors Hall of Fame

The first-down line that appears on television screens during football games, the tissue-typing test that matches organ donations with compatible recipients, and the OLEDs that light up the screen of the iPhone X—we take technologies like these for granted. This year, however, they’re getting a spotlight: These three innovations, along…

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Two Republicans, State Sen. Steven Dickerson and State Rep. Jeremy Faison, Introduce ‘Medical Cannabis Only Act of 2018’

Much to the delight of the pro-pot activist base, Tennessee State Sen. Steven Dickerson (R-Nashville) and State Rep. Jeremy Faison (R-Cosby) introduced a controversial measure Thursday that seeks to legalize a certain form of marijuana to be used for medical purposes, dubbed, “Medical Cannabis Only Act of 2018” (SB1710). The Nashville Business Journal…

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Actually, It’s Lindsey Graham Who Is Out of Mainstream on Immigration

Sen. Lindsey Graham ripped senior White House aide Stephen Miller as holding immigration views that are out of the American political mainstream, but a new poll suggests it is the South Carolina senator who is alienated form public sentiment. The Harvard CAPS/Harris poll indicates a majority opposed the partial government…

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Seven Ways Comey’s FBI Helped Hillary Go Scott-Free on Email Crimes

Former FBI Director James Comey and other key senior bureau executives violated at least seven basic rules for credible investigations in 2016 to ensure former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would escape prosecution for using a private email server and address to conduct official diplomatic business, according to former U.S.…

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Debate Preview: GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Answer Five Questions on Education

The Gubernatorial Candidate Educational Forum will be held at Belmont University and broadcast on NewsChannel 5 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm tonight, Tuesday, January 22. The Tennessee Star will be there, along with six of the seven leading gubernatorial candidates from the Republican and Democratic parties. Republicans in attendance…

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