TENNESSEE TECH STUDENT POSSIBLY INFECTED WITH DEADLY CHINA CORONAVIRUS

Thursday, January 23, 2020   FROM WKRN-TV A Tennessee Tech student is being tested for possible infection with Coronavirus. According to university officials, the student had mild symptoms and with his recent travel history, he is being tested for the virus. Officials said the patient met the criteria for the test but nothing has been…

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Scientists move Doomsday Clock closer to midnight, closer to apocalypse than ever before

Thursday, January 23, 2020   Scientists warned Thursday that Earth is inching closer to disaster. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the hands of its symbolic Doomsday Clock closer to midnight, indicating that the likeliness of a human-caused apocalypse has increased since last year. The Bulletin adjusted the clock to reflect looming threats from…

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PROPOSED BILL RAISES TENNESSEE MINIMUM WAGE TO $15.00 PER HOUR

Thursday, January 23, 2020   A bill filled in the Tennessee legislature this week is seeking to more than double the minimum hourly wage for employees. Sen. Jeff Yarbro (D-Nashville) introduced SB1788 on Wednesday. The bill is called the ‘Tennessee Minimum Wage Act” and would seek to raise the current minimum wage in the state…

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NEW FETAL HEARTBEAT BILL ANNOUNCED BY GOV. LEE, COMPREHENSIVE ABORTION RESTRICTION LEGISLATION

Thursday, January 23, 2020     Gov. Bill Lee announced Thursday that Tennessee Republicans will pursue comprehensive restrictions on abortion this legislative session, building upon an effort last year to pass a controversial fetal heartbeat bill. Unlike last year’s heartbeat bill, which passed in the House but did not receive support from Lt. Gov. Randy McNally in the…

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