Marsha Blackburn’s Bill Banning Export of Crowd Control Equipment to Hong Kong Police Force Passes Senate
Washington, D.C. – Today, Senator Marsha Blackburn’s (R-Tenn.) legislation, S.2710, to prohibit the U.S. export of crowd control equipment to the Hong Kong Police Force, passed the Senate by unanimous consent.
The bill passed alongside Senator Marco Rubio’s (R-Fla.) S.1838, the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019, which seeks to assess whether political developments in Hong Kong justify changing Hong Kong’s unique treatment under U.S. law.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Predators continue to struggle finding the back of the net, falling behind early, then chasing the game and unable to hold off the Winnipeg Jets, 2-1.
Winnipeg scored just 18 seconds into the game when Patrik Laine completed a classic “give and go” with Kyle Connor to put the Jets on the board, 1-0.
The Predators have been falling behind early in their last series of games and just haven’t been able to rally back for a win. The effort has been there, but the goal tending against them has been superior. Tonight it was Connor Hellebuyck for Winnipeg that held off the Predators.
Knoxville, TN – Five players scored in double figures, as No. 23 Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball team topped Stetson, 73-46, at Thompson-Boling Arena on Tuesday night to improve to 5-0 on the year.
The Lady Vols opened with five straight wins for the third season in a row, and they gave head coach Kellie Harper the first 5-0 start of her career.
Lamar Alexander: Senate Committee Approves “Restore Our Parks Act”, Biggest Boost to National Parks in 50 Years
Washington, D.C. – United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today said a bill he sponsored, along with three of his colleagues, to reduce the maintenance backlog at our nation’s 419 national parks, including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is “one step closer to becoming law.”
“This legislation could do more to restore our national parks than anything that has happened in the last half century, and the reason we need to restore them is so Americans can enjoy the 419 sites – from the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to the Grand Canyon – for generations to come,” Senator Alexander said.
Montgomery County, TN – Bundle up! Downtown Commons’ annual winter ice rink returns for a third year of frosty fun November 26th! This is a great opportunity to get out of the house this season for some family friendly fun with your community. While you’re downtown with family and friends don’t forget to stop by Golly G’s for some sweet treats!
The ice rink will be open through January 20th, 2020. Regular operating hours will be Thursdays and Fridays from 4:00pm to 9:30pm, Saturdays from 10:00am to 9:30pm, and Sundays from 2:00pm to 9:30pm. Hours will vary on holidays, during school breaks, and special events. Ice Skates are provided.
Austin Peay (1-2, OVC 0-0) at Vanderbilt (2-1, SEC 0-0)
Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team will make the brief trek down Interstate 24 and on to West End Avenue in Nashville Tennessee to take on Vanderbilt in a 7:00pm, Wednesday, November 20th tip at Memorial Gymnasium.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s Securities Division is warning Tennessee investors about how to avoid becoming a victim of a type of fraud known as affinity fraud.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department says there was a whole lot of love given at the Pizza and Police event held at Caprigio’s Pizza.
Clarksville Police visitors got Child ID kits, plastic badges, coloring books, crayons and got to climb in the patrol car and turn on the lights and sirens!
The event provided an opportunity for police to meet one-on-one with the public they interact with.
This one-of-a-kind opportunity, similar to the VIPeay End Zone Experience at Fortera Stadium, the VIPeay Hoops area offers Monocle Society members premium in-game food and beverage accommodations along with a place to mix and mingle with other Austin Peay State University fans.
Nashville, TN – The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to be the lifeline for patients in need this holiday season by making an appointment to give blood or platelets.
While helping to save lives is likely motivation enough, those who come out to give November 18th-December 18th will also receive a $5.00 Amazon.com Gift Card via email, courtesy of Suburban Propane. Still need reasons to fit lifesaving blood donation into busy holiday schedules?
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