Waverly, TN Flood Survivors Sue CSX Rail Company For ‘Man Made Tidal Wave’

Following Unprecedented Flooding That Killed 22 People In Waverly, Tennessee In Late August Last Year, Ten Families Announced A Class Action Lawsuit Yesterday Against A Local Rail Company They Believe Is Partly Responsible. The Group Says CSX Transportation Knew About Infrastructure Problems With A Levee That Broke And Caused A 7-Ft Tidal Wave But Chose Not To Fix It Before The Flood.

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Governor Lee Pushes For Age Appropriate Content In School Libraries

In His Annual Address To The Tennessee General Assembly, Governor Bill Lee Proposed A New Law “That Will Ensure Parents Know What Materials Are Available To Students In Their Libraries.” Lee Went On To Say, “This Law Will Also Create Greater Accountability At The Local Level So Parents Are Empowered To Make Sure Content Is Age Appropriate.”

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$200M TNInvestco Program Winds Down, Serving As A Cautionary Tale For Some Tennessee Lawmakers

Among Current State Officials And Lawmakers, Many Of Whom Approved The Program In 2009, Criticism Of TNInvestco Abounds. They Point To Underwhelming Investment Returns, Accountability Issues, Lackluster Job Creation, High Cost To Taxpayers And A Structure That Rewards Participating Investors Regardless Of Outcome.

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Kelly Announces Timeline & Community Meetings To Select Chattanooga’s Next Police Chief

Mayor Tim Kelly Announced On Thursday The Timeline To Select Chattanooga’s Next Police Chief, And Started Gathering Community Input As Part Of A Process That Will Include A Series Of Community Meetings To Drive Accountability And Transparency.

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Harshbarger’s Homeland Security Bill Passes U.S. House

On Wednesday Of Last Week, The U.S. House Of Representatives Passed The Department Of Homeland Security (DHS) Contract And Reporting Act Sponsored By Congresswoman Diana Harshbarger (R-Kingsport).

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Biden’s Poll Numbers Drop; Hearing Called For Afghanistan Withdrawal

After The Withdrawal Of U.S. Troops From Afghanistan Left Dozens Of Casualties, Lawmakers On Both Sides Of The Aisle Want Answers On What Went Wrong. The President’s Approval Rating Has Steadily Dropped As The Difficulties Of The Withdrawal Took Center Stage.

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More Than 30 Members Of Congress Call On Biden To Be Impeached Or Resign

30+ Republican Members Of Congress Have Called On Biden To Be Impeached Or Resign Following Withdrawal From Afghanistan. Others Have Also Called For Resignations From Secretary Of State Antony Blinken And Joint Chiefs Of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, And Some Have Said V.P. Harris Should Invoke The 25th Amendment.

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Senate Republicans Introduce UNRWA Accountability & Transparency Act

New Legislation Aims To Cease U.S. Contributions To United Nations Relief And Works Agency For Palestine Refugees Which Has A History Of Employing Individuals Affiliated With Hamas. UNRWA Schools Have Been Used To Store Hamas Weapons And Promote Anti-Semitic Education In Their Textbooks.

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