Scary Fireworks Mishap Singes Titan’s Nissan Stadium, Everyone’s Okay

  There were some tense moments toward the end of the Independence Day fireworks display at Nissan Stadium Tuesday, as at least one shell fell, landing in the upper decks before exploding, TitansInsider.com reports. “It took place toward the end of the show,” Lansden Hill told TitansInsider.com. “The shells are…

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FOXNews Star Judge Jeanine Pirro to Speak at the 9th Annual T-Bones and Politics Event

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  Former State Representative Joe Carr announced Thursday that FOXNews host Judge Jeanine Pirro will be the featured speaker at this year’s 9th Annual T-Bones & Politics fundraising event. This conservative political event will take place September 14 at The Shed in Lascassas, TN on September 14; tickets go on sale today. Those…

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Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett Rules Out Run for Governor, Sets Sights on U.S. Senate or House of Representatives

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  Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett says he will “either run for Senate or US Congress,” WBIR reports. The announcement puts incumbents Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) and Representative Jimmy Duncan (TN-02) on notice for a challenge by a fellow Republican. A recent Tennessee Star/Triton poll found Burchett’s chances for a successful bid…

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President Trump Urges Passage of Kate’s Law

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  The White House released a statement Tuesday afternoon strongly urging passage of HR 3004, more commonly known as ‘Kate’s Law’: The Administration strongly supports H.R. 3004, Kate’s Law. This bill commemorates Kate Steinle, the 32-year-old woman who was shot and killed two years ago in San Francisco as she…

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White House Responds to the Predictably Dour CBO Score of the American Healthcare Act

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  Within an hour of the ‘non-partisan’ Congressional Budget Office’s report showing, among other things, that over 22 million Americans would lose their insurance coverage over the next decade, President Trump issued the following statement: The CBO has consistently proven it cannot accurately predict how healthcare legislation will impact insurance…

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President Trump Addresses the Faith and Freedom Coalition

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  While the whole of the Establishment/Media Complex are hovered around their various media devices, hanging on the words of spurned former FBI Director James Comey, President Trump is out with the people who helped elect him. Thursday, President Trump spoke at the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference in Washington DC…

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American for Prosperity Launches Major Campaign to ‘Un-Rig’ the U.S. Economy Through Pro-Growth Tax Reforms

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  Americans for Prosperity (AFP) announced Friday it has launched the first in a series of ads calling on members of Congress to “un-rig” the U.S. economy by passing pro-growth tax reform. The ad campaign will run in the six-figure range, and appear on digital platforms targeting abut a dozen…

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9th Annual ‘Healing Field – Flags of Remembrance’ in Murfreesboro Opens at The Grove

  For nearly a decade, Noon Exchange Club of Murfreesboro has put on the Healing Field Flags of Remembrance event over Memorial Day weekend. The volunteer-run event is a moving tribute to our veterans, military, and personal heroes. This year’s Healing Field is located at The Grove at Wilkinson Place, and…

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‘DRIVE THEM OUT’: President Trump Delivers Historic Speech in Riyadh at Arab Islamic American Summit

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  President Trump’s Arab Islamic American Summit remarks in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia were billed as the most important speech he’s given to date. And by all accounts, he delivered. Unapologetically, forcefully, and truthfully – Mr. Trump confronted, then challenged the Arab leaders at the Summit and the world to do what is necessary to…

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Families Abound At Franklin Graham’s Decision America Tennessee Tour

  Tennesseeans brought the whole family to The Decision America Tennessee Tour with Franklin Graham Thursday evening. “A lot of people think we’re just kids. That we don’t listen,” said one youngster. “But we do!” “My favorite part was seeing how many other people showed up,” he said. “Seeing everyone…

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Senator Bob Corker Repeats FAKE NEWS Narrative from Democrats and MSM, Calls for White House to ‘Bring Itself Under Control’

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  Tennessee’s Senator Bob Corker is once again singing from the Democrats’ hymnal. The chorus Corker joined on Monday is delivering the perennial favorite line for 2017, “the White House is in chaos,” with a dash of the debunked FAKE NEWS from the Washington Post, “White House/Russia classified intel disclosure.” “Obviously…

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AFP Sponsors ‘Day at the Capitol’ for Key Vote in Louisiana Gas Tax Hike Battle

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  If it seems like every other State in the Union has either raised their fuel tax – or is working on it – it’s because they are. A full 21 states’ legislatures have proposed raising the gas tax, and more of those proposals have been successful than not. California…

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Students Sue Professor for Scrubbing out Pro-Life Chalk Messages

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Students at the University of California, Fresno sued a professor Thursday for wiping away pro-life chalk messages that were approved by the university. The Students for Life group at Fresno and the group Alliance Defending Freedom are suing Dr. Gregory Thatcher, who teaches public health at the university, for scrubbing…

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McCarthy Dons “Spicey” Spicer Gear, Takes to the Streets of New York

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  Melissa McCarthy reprised her role as White House Press Secretary Sean “Spicy” Spicer on the streets of New York Friday in preparation to host the upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live. Locals tweeted McCarthy’s antics: So guys…this just happened on 59th St in NYC. @melissamccarthy @NBCSN #Spicey pic.twitter.com/PtOpneSRGU —…

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Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca Sentenced to 3 Years for Corruption

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LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has been sentenced to three years in prison, marking an end to a corruption scandal that has roiled the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for several years. In going after Baca, federal prosecutors meticulously worked their way up the department’s…

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Justice Kennedy May Reconsider Retirement After James Comey Firing

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President Donald Trump’s abrupt dismissal of former FBI Director James Comey disrupted the political scene in ways that White House did not anticipate, and the fallout may stymie one of the administration’s top priorities. The prospect of future Supreme Court vacancies has kept the Republican party unified behind Trump at…

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Commentary: Pure and Simple Hate Fuels the Left’s Outrage Machine, Not Trump

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  by: Jeffrey A. Rendall As the political fallout from the firing of former FBI Director James Comey trickles down from the media heavens – and Republican congressmen continue to suffer paranoid beat-downs from leftist protesters during otherwise innocuous town hall meetings – one wonders, what’s the best we can expect…

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Promise Kept: President Donald Trump Will Sign an Executive Order to Investigate Vote Fraud

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President Trump will sign an executive order Thursday creating a long-awaited commission to investigate voter fraud and elections, a senior administration official confirmed. The commission will be led by Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who worked on the Trump transition team and is a…

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Health Insurers in Connecticut and Maryland Ask for Double-Digit Premium Hikes, Tennessee Braces for ‘Sticker Shock’

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Consumers in at least two states face the prospect of double-digit increases in health insurance rates next year, as insurers attempt to price premiums amid uncertainty, including from Congress and President Donald Trump on the fate of Obamacare. Also driving rate increases is the fact that the millions of Americans…

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Islamic Group Aligns with LGBT Advocates to Oppose Tennessee’s Mark Green Appointment as Army Secretary

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  The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), perhaps best known as an unindicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation terror funding scandal, issued a statement denouncing Tennessee state senator Mark Green’s nomination to serve as President Donald Trumps Secretary of the Army. CAIR – who forcefully label people and groups with whom…

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LGBT Groups Mount Opposition to Tennessee’s Mark Green as Army Secretary

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  LGBT advocates like Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Army Military Partner Association (AMPA) are organizing to block the confirmation of Tennessee state senator Mark Green as President Trump’s next Army Secretary. In what appears to be a coordinated media campaign, several news outlets are reporting Green’s policy positions and record…

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Justice Neil Gorsuch Sworn In

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  A little more than a year after the sudden death of beloved Justice Anotin Scalia, President Donald Trump introduced Judge Neil Gorsuch to take the Oath of office to be the next Associate Justice on the Supreme Court Monday. Following a private swearing to the Oath of Office all federal…

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Groundbreaking ‘Trans-Siberian Orchestra’ Founder Paul O’Neill Found Dead

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  The music world has suffered another loss as the unexpected passing of Trans Siberian Orchestra (TSO) founder Paul O’Neill was announced Wednesday. https://www.facebook.com/TSO/posts/10154193317561626   The Los Angeles Times reported: Paul O’Neill, who founded the progressive metal band Trans-Siberian Orchestra that was known for its spectacular holiday concerts filled with…

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Alexander Staffer Resigns Amid Identity Theft Charges

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Johnathon Cox Griswold, a staffer in Senator Lamar Alexander’s Knoxville office, has resigned as a result of felony identity theft charges filed in February. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports: A staffer with U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander’s Knoxville office has resigned after being charged with felony identity theft for allegedly withdrawing approximately $6,000 using a…

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FLASHBACK: Media Praised Senate Leader Harry Reid’s ‘Nuclear Option’ in 2013

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The mainstream media were all for the “nuclear option” when it was Democrats doing the nuking. The press showered praise upon the Senate for removing the filibuster for lower-court judicial nominees and executive appointments in 2013 in the effort spearheaded by then-Majority Leader Harry Reid. MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow assured her…

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Susan Rice Ordered Spy Agencies to Produce ‘Detailed Spreadsheets’ About Trump

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  Former President Barack Obama’s national security adviser Susan Rice ordered U.S. spy agencies to produce “detailed spreadsheets” of legal phone calls involving Donald Trump and his aides when he was running for president, according to former U.S. Attorney Joseph diGenova. “What was produced by the intelligence community at the…

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FAKE NEWS: Are Donald Trump’s First 100 Days the Worst Ever? Hardly!

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The mainstream media is breathlessly reporting President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office is officially the worst ever. “When you add up the totality of it … I actually think this may be the worst hundred days we’ve ever seen in a president,” CNN’s David Gergen declared. The LA…

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Retiring Staffer Claims EPA Employees ‘Frankly Insulted’ by Trump’s Recent Visit

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A retiring Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) employee said in a letter career staff were “frankly insulted” when President Donald Trump visited agency headquarters to sign an executive order rolling back global warming policies. Michael Cox, a retiring EPA staffer who worked on global warming programs, sent the four-page screed to Administrator…

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Free-Speech Supporting Professor Opposes ‘Social Justice Initiatives,’ Denied Grant Funding

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  A professor who opposes political correctness and refuses to use gender-neutral pronouns was denied research grant funding. Professor Jordan Peterson of the University of Toronto, who has recently sparked controversy for opposing social justice initiatives, was denied research grant funding, according to his Twitter account. For the 1st time…

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