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Monday, 14 January 2019
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WASHINGTON – The warnings about climate change are dire: bigger floods, larger fires, larger storms. Most experts agree there's little to prevent these catastrophes without swift action on climate change. Enter Rep. Kathy Castor, the Florida Democrat that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has chosen ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/14/2019 8:31 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 7 January 2019
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When the 111th General Assembly begins on Tuesday, much will be new. We will inaugurate Bill Lee as our governor. Glen Casada will be elected speaker of the House. Over 30 members of the General Assembly will be new. Change can be intimidating and even chaotic. But it can also be energizing and refreshing. ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/07/2019 1:07 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Friday, 21 December 2018
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Nashville’s police oversight board may receive its own oversight – before it even launches. Ever since Nashville-Davidson County voters approved the $10 million-plus oversight board in a Nov. 6 referendum titled Amendment 1, prompting concerns from police officers, leading Tennessee Republican legislators ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/21/2018 9:08 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Thursday, 29 November 2018
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Two researchers have been forced to issue a major correction to a recent study indicating oceans have been warming at a significantly higher rate than previously thought due to climate change. The paper, published October 31 in the scientific journal Nature, suggested ocean temperatures have risen ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2018 7:58 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Thursday, 29 November 2018
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If you’re like me, you’re happy the White House released the latest version of the National Climate Assessment on Black Friday. Publishing the 1,700-page report the day after Thanksgiving saved me from unwanted dinner conversations about our planet’s impending climate doom. But if your aunt calls ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2018 7:56 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Thursday, 29 November 2018
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Inconvenient Science: NASA data show that global temperatures dropped sharply over the past two years. Not that you'd know it, since that wasn't deemed news. Does that make NASA a global warming denier? Writing in Real Clear Markets, Aaron Brown looked at the official NASA global temperature data ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2018 7:44 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 28 November 2018
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An Old Order Amish family in Pennsylvania will have to abandon their religious beliefs and hook up their home to the public sewer system, a Commonwealth Court panel decided earlier this month. The Yoder family abstains from using electricity due to their religious beliefs, especially when the public ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/28/2018 10:07 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 31 October 2018
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By James Smallwood, Guest Columnist This year Nashvillians will head to the polls to consider Amendment One. At face value, without any research, a civilian oversight board sounds like a good concept. However, a closer scrutiny of the details, i.e., the massive budget, lack of equal representation, ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/31/2018 9:46 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 2 April 2018
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SJR 0092 by *Jackson A LOT of out-of-state money is being spent for SJR92 on lobbyists and publicity, and they have seen to it that similar resolutions have been introduced on 14 other states.  They even say on their website: "A massive national campaign to limit the terms of the U.S. Congress has ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/02/2018 1:30 PM by Bobbie Patray
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