Washington, D.C. – “One feature of our current politics is how quickly bad events trigger a rush to bad policies. So it is that the response to the killing of George Floyd has sprinted past police reform to ‘defund the police,’” The Wall Street Journal editorial board writes.
“By all means let’s debate other policies and accountability in using force. But a political drive to defund police risks a return to the high-crime era of the 1960s and 1970s that damaged so many American cities.”
Clarksville Gas and Water Department announces Water Main Work to Cause Low Water Pressure on Granite Trail
Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, June 11th, 2020, the Clarksville Gas and Water Department has planned water main repair and upgrade work at 9:00am off of Trough Springs Road that will cause low water pressure on Granite Trail in the Stonecrest subdivision.
Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander Says Congress Should Prepare This Year for the Next Pandemic
Washington, D.C. – Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released “Preparing for the Next Pandemic” — a white paper with five recommendations to address future pandemics based on lessons learned from COVID-19 Coronavirus and the past 20 years of pandemic planning.
“The five recommendations outlined below, along with a series of questions at the end of this white paper, are intended to elicit recommendations that Congress can consider and act on this year,” Alexander said. “I am inviting comments, responses, and any additional recommendations for the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions to consider. This feedback will be shared with my colleagues, both Democrat and Republican.”
Clarksville Gas and Water Department plans Water Outage on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard for Water Valve Work
Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, June 11th, 2020, the Clarksville Gas and Water Department has planned a water outage, weather permitting at 11:00pm on a section of Wilma Rudolph Boulevard from Alfred Thun Road to Morris Road for water valve maintenance.
Nashville, TN – On Tuesday, June 9th, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 27,575 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee. That is an increase of 631 cases from Monday’s 26,944. There have been 435 deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.
Nine new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 310. There has been four deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.
Clarksville, TN – On Monday, June 8th, 2020, a white male subject is believed to have stolen wallets from two elderly women while they were shopping at two different locations.
On June 8th, 2020 at approximately 12:40pm, an elderly woman was shopping at the Dollar General Market at 1945 Madison Street Suite B when her wallet was stolen by an unknown suspect.
Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today continued to take action in the ongoing response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic:
On June 6th, 2020, in response to public health and safety concerns about the appropriateness of decontaminating certain respirators, the FDA issued certain Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) to revise which respirators the decontamination systems are authorized to decontaminate.
Washington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Nissan Altima vehicles manufactured March 6th, 2012, to December 31st, 2014.
In the affected vehicles, the secondary hood latch may bind and remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed.
If the primary latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Washington, D.C. – PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Well, thank you very much. This is a very big day for our country. It’s affirmation of all the work we’ve been doing, really, for three and a half years. This isn’t just over the last few months; this is for three and a half years.
And it’s a great thing. We were very strong. We had the greatest economy in the history of our country. We had the greatest economy in the history of the world. And that strength let us get through this horrible pandemic, largely through. I think we’re doing really well.
Clarksville-Montgomery County has the Second Lowest Gas Prices in Tennessee
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee gas price average jumped eight cents this week – the largest weekly increase the state has seen so far in 2020.
The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $1.79 which is nearly 23 cents more than one month ago and nearly 64 cents less than one year ago.
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