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Marsha Blackburn Demands Answers About Federal Employees Being Used To Cover Up Border Crisis

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), along with Senators Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), and Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.) is demanding answers about the Joe Biden Administration’s decision to mobilize untrained federal government bureaucrats to care for the surge in unaccompanied alien children.

The border crisis has grown so large that the Joe Biden Administration is sending staff from agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to assist in caring for unaccompanied alien children.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Nashville Sounds defeat Gwinnett Stripers 2-1 for Fifth Straight Win

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Jace Peterson hit a go-ahead two-run home run and Corey Ray made a home run-robbing catch in the top of the seventh inning to lift the Nashville Sounds to a 2-1 win over the Gwinnett Stripers in front of a sellout crowd of 10,716 Saturday night at First Horizon Park.

Trailing 1-0 in the bottom of the second, Jace Peterson followed a Zach Green single with a two-run homer into The Band Box to give the Sounds a 2-1 lead.

The slim margin held up as the pitching and defense did the rest. Zack Godley was sharp in his first start of the year with Nashville.

Nashville Sounds Center Fielder Corey Ray robs Jonathan Lucroy of a Home Run in 2-1 Game. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Center Fielder Corey Ray robs Jonathan Lucroy of a Home Run in 2-1 Game. (Nashville Sounds)

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United States, Republic of Korea Partnership

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – The United States and the Republic of Korea (ROK) pledge to strengthen our alliance and to broaden its focus to address issues of critical importance to the Indo-Pacific region and the world.

We will deepen our cooperation on advanced technologies, increase global vaccinations and protect the world from future pandemics, combat the climate crisis, and enhance economic cooperation and our people-to-people ties.

Through these concrete initiatives, the United States and the Republic of Korea will demonstrate that our alliance is prepared to lead the region towards a prosperous, secure, dynamic, and bright future.

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Tennessee Department of Education releases State Spending Strategy for Nearly $4.2 Billion in Federal Stimulus Funding for K-12 Education

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) has announced the spending strategy for the state’s portion of the federal COVID-19 relief and economic stimulus funding, totaling almost $4.2 billion statewide, to benefit K-12 students and schools in Tennessee. 

Tennessee Approach Prioritizes Strategic Investments for All Students

Tennessee Approach Prioritizes Strategic Investments for All Students

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Senator Marsha Blackburn Highlights Threat Children Face from Big Tech

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – United States Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) has stressed the growing threat that big tech companies like TikTok pose towards children.

Senator Blackburn also highlighted how China-affiliated TikTok refused to appear before the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security hearing on, “Protecting Kids Online: Internet Privacy and Manipulative Marketing.”

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Tennessee Department of Education announces 21 School Districts Win Grants for Innovative High School Models

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) announced 21 school districts have been awarded grants for the new Innovative High School Models program, intended to foster local community partnerships that boost student readiness and prepare high schoolers for jobs and careers in their local communities. 

$30M Investment to Reimagine High Schools & Boost Postsecondary Success

$30M Investment to Reimagine High Schools & Boost Postsecondary Success

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AAA reports Tennessee Gas Prices Rise 18 Cents in Aftermath of Colonial Pipeline Shutdown

 

Clarksville has the Third Highest Gas Prices in Tennessee

AAANashville, TN – AAA says gas prices across Tennessee jumped nearly 18 cents over last week in response to the recent Colonial Pipeline shutdown that led to a deluge of demand for gasoline as well as tight gasoline supply across the Southeast.

The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $2.89 which is 19 cents more than one month ago and $1.27 more than one year ago. 

Gas price fluctuations expected leading up to Memorial Day weekend. (AAA)

Gas price fluctuations expected leading up to Memorial Day weekend. (AAA)

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TWRA says 2021 National Safe Boating Week is May 22nd-28th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The 2021 National Safe Boating Week is May 22nd-28th and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating to promote the wear of life jackets as the summer boating season starts.

National Safe Boating Week is annually held the week prior to Memorial Day weekend. Boating partners across the United States and Canada are teaming to promote safe boating practices, including the wear of life jackets for National Safe Boating Week and throughout the 2021 boating season.

Lifejacket - Wear It

Lifejacket – Wear It

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Col. Robert Born steps into the kitchen, serves Soldiers’ breakfast at Fort Campbell

 

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Before the sun rises on the Bastogne footprint, the Snipes Dining Facility culinary experts of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), are preparing breakfast for more than 3,000 Soldiers.

May 14th, Col. Robert Born, 1st BCT commander, joined them and personally served every one of his Soldiers.

The morning starts early at 4:45am, when the chefs begin what is called cooks mount.

Colonel Robert Born, commander, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), is ready to take the next omelet order at the grill May 14th during breakfast service in Snipes Dining Facility. Culinary experts in Snipes Dining Facility prepare meals for more than 3,000 Soldiers in the brigade every day to ensure the sustainment and readiness of the force. (Sgt. Lynnwood Thomas, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division)

Colonel Robert Born, commander, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), is ready to take the next omelet order at the grill May 14th during breakfast service in Snipes Dining Facility. Culinary experts in Snipes Dining Facility prepare meals for more than 3,000 Soldiers in the brigade every day to ensure the sustainment and readiness of the force. (Sgt. Lynnwood Thomas, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division)

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