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Marsha Blackburn Report: Tackling Conservative Censorship

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – There is no denying the influence that Big Tech has over our lives. But increasingly, companies like Google and Twitter have become comfortable with abusing Section 230 protections. Silicon Valley has crossed the line with irresponsible content moderation and outright censorship of conservative voices.

Conservatives have suffered under liberal mob rule. You may remember that in 2016, producers of the Christian film “I’m Not Ashamed” had to fight the content moderators at YouTube to keep the film’s trailer running on the platform. They are not alone. 

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture announces Financial Relief for Agricultural, Forestry Businesses

 

Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) joins Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group in announcing new financial relief programs for businesses adversely impacted by the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

“We’ve seen how the economic impacts of COVID-19 Coronavirus have affected all types of businesses,” Governor Lee said.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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AAA says Gas Pump Prices Pushing Cheaper, Again

 

AAATampa, FL – On the week, the majority of states saw gas prices decrease minimally – by one to two cents or saw no change at the pump. Though low, the volatility was enough to drive the national average down a penny from last Monday to $2.17. Today’s average is two cents less than last month and 49 cents cheaper than a year ago.

“As we move into the second week of the August, it is pricing out to be the second cheapest start to the month in more than a decade,” said Jeanette Casselano, AAA spokesperson.

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Nashville Sounds will open First Horizon Park for Private Batting Practice Groups

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club announced today its “Batting Practice at First Horizon Park” experience set to begin Wednesday, August 19th, 2020.  

Groups of 6-15 people will be able to reserve their spot on the field every Monday – Friday with time slots available from Noon – 7:00pm.

Each group will get the unique opportunity to experience the life of a professional baseball player with a group of friends and/or family members.

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 1,874 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, August 16th, 2020

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – On Sunday, August 16th, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 131,383 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee. That is an increase of 1,874 cases from Saturday’s 129,509. There have been 1,324 confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

Thirty two new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 2,150. There has been sixteen deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.

Coronavirus.

Coronavirus.

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Honda recalls over 600,000 vehicles due to incorrect Instrument Panel Software

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that Honda (America Honda Motor Company) is recalling certain vehicles due to Instrument Panel Software Incorrect/FMVSS 101/111.

Operating a vehicle without a functioning instrument panel or rearview camera display increases the risk of a crash.

The 2020 Honda Odyssey is one of the models being recalled.

The 2020 Honda Odyssey is one of the models being recalled.

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Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett swears in Interim Circuit Court Clerk Wendy Davis

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett swore in Wendy Davis as the interim circuit court clerk this afternoon.

Davis, who has been working as the Montgomery County Chief Deputy Circuit Court Clerk for 24 years, will serve as the interim circuit court clerk until the residents of Montgomery County vote a circuit court clerk into office on November 3rd, 2020.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Interim Circuit Court Clerk Wendy Davis.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Interim Circuit Court Clerk Wendy Davis.

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: August 16th, 2020

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) to Yale School of Public Health for its SalivaDirect COVID-19 Coronavirus diagnostic test, which uses a new method of processing saliva samples when testing for COVID-19 Coronavirus infection.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department Sewer Main Line Rehabilitation Work Schedule for August 17th-21st

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department sewer main line rehabilitation work will continue on Ringgold Road in North Clarksville during the week of August 17th-21st, 2020.

Sewer line rehabilitation is part of the department’s ongoing sewer rehabilitation program designed to provide citizens with a well-maintained and efficient sewer collection system.

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

Clarksville Gas and Water Department Administration and Engineering

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If Austin Peay Could Talk: Marcus’ Story

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – I didn’t realize how difficult it would be for me to share my story. There is a lot of hurt and disappointment in my story as it relates to the racism and anti-blackness.

I almost made the decision to not participate in the project because I don’t want to repeat the hurt that has been inflicted on me.

Austin Peay State University Department of Theatre and Dance chair Marcus Hayes. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Department of Theatre and Dance chair Marcus Hayes. (APSU)

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