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Another Year, Yet Another Horrible Audit for Decatur County Tennessee Comptrollers said in an audit late last week that the Decatur County government's problems are severe enough that, as of now, they will not approve the county's new budget. The county taxpayers will also have to pay a nearly $10,000 fine to the Internal Revenue Service, Comptrollers said.

Commentary: President Trump's 'Historically' Unpopular Numbers Don't Add Up Reading Eagle tells us that "Buttigieg… warning that Trump 'can absolutely win again, as unpopular as he may seem,'" - far be it for any reporter to not work Trump's supposed "unpopularity" into his stories somehow, even when the stories appear to be about how he is… well, popular!

Roger Stone Files Motion To Disqualify Judge Amy Berman Jackson Handling His Case The GOP operative alleges that jury foreperson Tomeka Hart was biased against him and submitted false statements during the jury selection process about her opinions regarding President Donald Trump.

Obama-Era DHS Whistleblower Philip Haney Found Dead with Gunshot Wound to Chest Philip Haney, one of the founding members of the Department of Homeland Security, exposed the Obama Administration's dangerously P.C. national security policies in 2015 and 2016. His body was found next to a vehicle near Drytown, California. An investigation is reportedly underway to determine whether his death was a homicide or a suicide.

California Sues Trump Administration Over 'Failure to Protect Species' California is suing the Trump administration for the administration's failure to protect endangered species in the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers, Reuters reports.

Second Wave of Middle Class Tax Cuts Slated for September Keeping with his promise in 2018 that he would be issuing a second round of tax cuts, President Donald Trump's administration signaled that details of the new cuts would be announced in September. The new plan calls for a 10 percent cut for middle-income taxpayers, according to a top White House official.

Review of School-Based Sex Ed Finds Increases in Sexual Activity A global research review of school-based comprehensive sex education programs found very little effectiveness from these programs and instead found increased sexual activity.

Commentary: The Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 Was a Mindless Rage of Collectivist Groupthink On June 1 of next year, the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, will mark the centennial of a catastrophe - an entirely man-made one. More specifically, an entirely thought-made one. It will be very painful to acknowledge. In its immediate aftermath, in fact, Tulsans of a few generations ago tried hard to ignore and forget it.

Pompeo Meets With New Oman Leader Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Oman Friday for a meeting with the country's new ruler, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said. Pompeo will also pay homage to relatives of Sultan Qaboos bin Said, who died in January. Oman has close ties with Iran and Saudi Arabia, where Pompeo departed from earlier Friday after a three-day visit.

State Rep. Andy Holt Introduces Bill to Address Drag Queen Story Hour in Tennessee Andy Holt has introduced a bill intended to address, among other things, events like the Drag Queen Story Hours at the state's public libraries. Holt's bill, the Parental Oversight of Public Libraries Act, would create a parental library review board for any library that takes state or federal money.

Customers turned away for alleged gas leak at Chuck E Cheese Sunday evening customers of Chuck E Cheese on North Highland were asked to evacuate, for an alleged gas leak. This was around 6:30 pm Sunday, WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News spoke to the manager who said she is unable to comment on the matter. One customer said he had a birthday party scheduled for his 2 children and was turned away.

Crockett County Sheriff issues update in the search for Brandon Hensley - Crockett county Sheriff Troy Klyce released a statement this afternoon regarding the search for Brandon Hensley. Hensley went missing sometime Monday February 17th, and Sunday authorities say they have found the body of who they believe to be Hensley.

Trinity Christian Academy vs Tipton Rosemark TSSAA Championship Jackson, Tenn - TCA 60 TRA 52 TCA are the Regional Champions for 2020 Categories: Game Highlights, Sports Final Scores Tags: high school basketball, TCA girls basketball.

Westview vs Dyersburg Girls District 13 AA Jackson, Tenn– Westview 43 Dyersburg 33 Westview champions Categories: Game Highlights, Sports Final Scores Tags: girls basketball, high school basketball.

Northside vs McNairy 14AA Boys District Tournament Jackson, Tenn– Northside 56 McNairy 46 Categories: Game Highlights, Sports Final Scores Tags: boys basketball, high school basketball.

Union University Senior Night Women's versus Mississippi College Jackson, Tenn– Union University 63 Mississippi 89. Categories: College Tags: College Basketball, Sports, union university lady bulldogs, women’s basketball.

Union University Men's Senior Night Versus Mississippi College Jackson, Tenn– Union University 82 Mississippi 76 Categories: College Tags: College Basketball, men’s basketball, Union University, union university men’s basketball.

Rescue crews search for missing man in Hardeman County - Rescue crews continue to search for a missing man in Hardeman County. On Friday, February 21st at approximately 6:24pm, the Hardeman County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a vehicle partially submerged in the backwater of the Hatchie River off of Highway 64 near mile marker 16.

Kentucky woman killed in 3-vehicle crash A woman was killed in a 3-vehicle, Barren County crash Sunday morning.

Showers To Continue Into The Night Weather Update - 7:55 p.m. - Sunday, February 23rd. It's been a gloomy and wet start to the new week. Highs ranged from mid to low 50s under cloudy skies and scattered showers much of the day. Tonight, temperatures will be warmer than normal, around the mid 40s.

Moms Don't Get Sick Days. But When They Do… Moms don't get sick days. I know it sucks because I've been there. For me, part of it is a pride thing and part of it is straight-up denial. If I don't act sick, then clearly I'm not sick. Mind over matter, you know. But earlier this fall, I was out for the count.

When the Monsters Grow from Within :: My Life with Fibroids They did an ultrasound and saw I had fibroids growing inside my uterus, and they'd been there for quite some time causing damage. Due to the endometriosis and the fibroids, the best course of action was surgery, after other preventive measures didn't work.

Reflecting and Accepting We're well into the new year now, but as I reflect on 2019 and continue to plan for 2020, I realize something: it may have taken 35 years, but it's finally happened…I'm accepting of myself.

I Can Not! I CAN NOT deal with New Year's Resolutions. Neither can I. Forgo the resolutions and embrace you!!! All your imperfections and more!

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