State Representative Diana Harshbarger Talks About Her Background and Owning a Successful Small Business

Wednesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed State Representative Diana Harshbarger of Tennessee’s First Congressional District in studio to talk about her background and owning a small successful pharmacy business.

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Tennessee Restaurant Saved by Barstool Sports Mogul’s COVID-19 Relief Fund

A restaurant in Tennessee is rejoicing after a sports mogul stepped in to help it stay in business its time of need. 

Dave Portnoy, founder of Barstool Sports has raised more than $33 million for small businesses impacted by COVID-19 restrictions through “The Barstool Fund.” He is using that money keep small businesses afloat. Small businesses of all kinds have been encouraged to submit videos explaining why they need relief, and if selected, Barstool has promised to give the support to remain open until after the COVID-19 pandemic ends. 

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TBI: Kingsport Woman Indicted, Accused of Falsely Reporting Sexual Assault

  Authorities have indicted a Kingsport woman on charges of falsely reporting a sexual assault incident, according to a press release. In January, at the request of Second District Attorney General Barry Staubus, TBI special agents began investigating an allegation of sexual assault against a corrections officer, the press release said. Shauna Jones, 30 reported that the officer sexually…

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Tennessee Audit: School Cafeteria Manager Stole from Little Kids

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A school cafeteria manager in Sullivan County stole ice cream money from kindergartners and spent it on herself, according to an audit Tennessee Comptrollers released Friday. This woman, Deborah Beckman, did other things she wasn’t supposed to do, the audit said. Beckman, the cafeteria manager at Ketron Elementary School in…

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