Williamson County Citizens Issue Call for the Resignation of Mike Looney Following Alleged Assault of Troubled Student

Former Williamson County School of Board candidate and outspoken textbook reform activist Laurie Cardoza-Moore is leading concerned Williamson Country residents in calling for WCS Superintendent Mike Looney to step down. Cardoza-Moore and the quickly organized informal group have asked the Williamson County District Attorney’s office to launch a full and…

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House Ethics Committee Confirms Investigation of Rep. Jimmy Duncan

In a rare move Tuesday, the House Ethics Committee confirmed it was investigating Republican John “Jimmy” Duncan, Jr. for possible violations related to alleged improper funneling of campaign funds to a family member. In 2013, Duncan III – then a county trustee – plead guilty to a felony charge of official misconduct…

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NRA Accuses Companies of ‘Cowardice’ after Severing Ties under Threat of Boycott

The National Rifle Association has swung back at companies severing their partnerships with the gun-rights advocacy group under threat of boycott, accusing them of “political and civil cowardice.” In a Saturday statement, the NRA said its five million members would not be deterred after a string of businesses, including Symantec,…

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Beijing Protests US Sanctions on Chinese Firms over North Korea Ties

Beijing has protested against Washington’s decision to impose sanctions against Chinese companies accused of conducting illicit economic deals with North Korea, the foreign ministry said. US President Donald Trump on Friday announced measures targeting more than 50 North Korea-linked shipping companies, vessels and trade businesses, hailing the package as the…

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States With Higher Taxes Lose Population While States With Lower Taxes, Like Tennessee, Gain Population

News flash: People move out of states with high tax burdens, more regulations and fewer jobs to states with fewer taxes and regulations and more jobs. The former tend to be in Democratic-controlled states, while the latter tend to be in Republican-controlled states. That report comes last week from Mark…

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