Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, October 22nd, 2200, my colleagues and I on the Judiciary Committee unanimously voted Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination out of Committee.
The nomination will now get a full Senate vote. Tennesseans want Judge Barrett confirmed, and I will work hard to make sure that happens!
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) announces the first of two Tennessee young sportsman deer hunts for the 2020-21 season will be held the weekend of October 31st-November 1st, 2020.
Youth ages 6-16 may participate. Participating youth can use gun, muzzleloader, or archery equipment.
Young sportsmen must be accompanied by a non-hunting adult, 21 or older who must remain in position to take immediate control of the hunting device.
Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic:
On Thursday, the FDA approved Veklury (remdesivir), the first drug approved to treat COVID-19 Coronavirus, for use in adults and pediatric patients (12 years of age and older and weighing at least 40 kg) for the treatment of COVID-19 Coronavirus requiring hospitalization.
Hopkinsville, KY – The Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) nursing department has been recognized as a top program by both nursingprocess.org and RegisteredNursing.org.
RegisteredNursing.org has named HCC one of the 2020 Top Ranked Nursing Schools, ranking #4 of the best nursing schools in Kentucky.
Tennessee Department of Health reports 3,149 new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee, October 25th, 2020
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 234,320 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus as of Sunday, October 25th, 2020. That is an increase of 3,149 cases from Saturday’s 231,171. There have been 2,971 (+27) confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.
1 0 2 new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 4,217. There has been fifty six (+1) deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.
Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission Meeting gives update on Asian Carp, Duck Hunters Survey, Annual Awards
Humphreys County, TN – An update on Asian carp, results of a recent Tennessee duck hunters survey, and annual divisional awards presentations were among the business conducted at the October meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission.
The one-day meeting was held Friday in the Tom and Wendy Beasley Education Center at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Buffalo Ridge Refuge. It was the TFWC’s first formal meeting at Buffalo Ridge Refuge which comprises about 2,000 acres in southern Humphreys County.
Orlando, FL – According to a recent AAA Travel survey, American travelers are making vacation plans through the end of the year, but remain cautiously optimistic about those future plans.
Sixty-seven percent of U.S. adults planning a vacation before the end of the year report some degree of uncertainty they will actually be able to take their vacation.
Continued Reemployment of Tennesseans Drives Unemployment Down across the State
Nashville, TN – The unemployment rates in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties decreased in September, according to new data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Twenty-seven counties recorded unemployment rates below 5%, while 68 counties have a rate of 5% or higher. There are no counties with an unemployment rate higher than 10% in September.
Nashville, TN – In Week 11 of the 2017 season, the Tennessee Titans traveled to the Pittsburgh Steelers in a primetime Thursday Night Football showdown and lost by a score of 40-17.
The Pittsburgh offense took a quick 7-0 lead as Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger led his team on a 75-yard scoring drive capped off by a 41-yard touchdown pass to Steelers WR Antonio Brown. Tennessee took the field for its first offensive possession, but on the third play of the drive QB Marcus Mariota threw a 26-yard interception to Steelers CB Mike Hilton.
Greenbelt, MD – NASA’s Robotic Refueling Mission 3 (RRM3) has successfully completed its second set of robotic tool operations on the International Space Station, demonstrating key techniques for transferring cryogenic fluids, used as coolants, propellants, or for life support systems in orbit.
These technologies have applications for extending spacecraft life and facilitating exploration to the Moon and Mars.
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