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City Council

Council votes against billboard for Morgan Wallen’s downtown bar, citing his behavior | #citycouncil

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV/Gray News) – Country music star Morgan Wallen’s new Lower Broadway bar in Nashville will not be allowed to have a sign above the main entrance after a controversial council vote to deny a permit application. The 4th Avenue Property LLC needed approval from the Metro Nashville Council to move forward with the […]

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Alabama

After decisive loss at Alabama Mercedes plants, powerful auto union vows to return and win | #elections | #alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A decisive vote against the United Auto Workers union at two Mercedes factories in Alabama on Friday sidetracked the UAW’s grand plan to sign up workers at nonunion plants mainly in the South. But newly elected President Shawn Fain said the union will return to Mercedes and will press on with […]

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Alabama

Workers at Mercedes factories near Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to vote in May on United Auto Workers union | #elections | #alabama

DETROIT (AP) — Thousands of workers at a big Mercedes-Benz factory near Tuscaloosa, Alabama, will vote next month on whether they want to be represented by the United Auto Workers union. The National Labor Relations Board said Thursday that the vote will take place from May 13 to May 17 at the facilities in Vance […]

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Alabama

Republican legislators push bills requiring government to collect reasons for abortion | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

All but seven state legislatures are now in session, and abortion-related bills continue to be introduced, especially in states where the procedure is already banned. It can be hard to monitor them all, so States Newsroom’s Reproductive Rights Today team will track certain bills that could become law in their respective states in a biweekly […]

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Arkansas

Borderline insane: Political theater overwhelms real solutions to immigration crisis

Our nation’s immigration system is a doddering mess, especially at the southwestern border. Many say it’s broken. So why isn’t our government doing something about it? I think we know why, but let me run down some of what’s happened recently to bring some perspective.  After months of negotiations, a trio of U.S. senators (Republican, […]

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Alabama

Senate supplemental receives frosty reception from some members | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

A bill that would unlock tens of billions of dollars in national security supplemental funding and overhaul U.S. immigration policy at the southern border received a frosty reception from lawmakers in both chambers and across the political spectrum on Monday, casting doubts over the legislation’s future. The $118.3 billion package would direct some of the […]

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Arkansas

Residents of an east Arkansas town have been without water for two weeks

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) — Residents of an east Arkansas town have been without running water for the past two weeks after the state was hit by below-freezing temperatures, and the outage has forced them to line up for bottled water, fill up jugs or take showers at a truck brought in by the state. […]

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Mayor

Chattanooga Mayor, Police Chief discuss crime in our ‘Safer Scenic City’ town hall

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Chattanooga’s mayor and police chief are in our studio Friday for our town hall called “Safer Scenic City.” We’ll ask them about recent safety concerns, and the challenges facing their departments. WATCH LIVE: Keeping the Scenic City safe. It can be a challenge for Tennessee’s 4th largest city. One at the forefront […]

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Arkansas

New Arkansas Commit Put Money at Forefront of Why He Chose Hogs

photo credit: Tennessee Athletics In 2011, former Razorback basketball recruit Archie Goodwin stated he made a “business decision” in choosing Kentucky over his home state Hogs. That line of reasoning didn’t fly over too well with a lot of folks. Fast forward a dozen years and fewer people have qualms with the idea of money […]

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Arkansas

Today’s Earthquake in Arkansas Serves as Reminder of New Madrid Seismic Zone Danger

This map reflects all of the earthquakes near the New Madrid Seismic Zone that have struck in the last 7 days. Each epicenter is marked but a dot inside a colored circle; the red circle showcases the latest quake which struck Arkansas earlier today. Image: USGS A weak earthquake rattled northeastern Arkansas early this morning […]

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