Coronavirus Update: Federal Prison Bureau Is Not Testing All Inmates For COVID-19
Jails and prisons nationwide continue to be a hotbed for new coronavirus cases and deaths among inmates and staff. Advocates have urged officials to implement better safety provisions and increase testing to stop the spread. But increased testing won’t be happening, at least not right now. During a meeting with the Senate Judiciary Committee on […]
#WendysIsOverParty Trends After Wendy’s Donates $400,000 To Trump
The fast-food chain Wendy's is now being canceled after social media users find out that the CEO donated over $400,000 to President Donald Trump.
Attorney: Report of Drugs in Floyd’s System is ‘Red Herring’
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A medical examiner’s finding that George Floyd had drugs in his system when he died is a “red herring” designed to draw attention away from the responsibility of a Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for several minutes, even after he stopped moving, an attorney for Floyd’s family […]
Wes Unseld, NBA Rookie of Year and MVP in 1969, Dies at 74
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wes Unseld, the workmanlike Hall of Fame center who led Washington to its only NBA championship and was chosen one of the 50 greatest players in league history, died Tuesday after a series of health issues, most recently pneumonia. He was 74. Unseld’s family announced his death via a statement released by […]
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Jackson City Council hires outside firm to conduct internal audit of Generals invoices
The Jackson Mayor's office recommended that the council hire an outside firm to do an audit after conducting an internal review
Tennessee governor announces $200M relief program for small businesses affected by COVID-19 shutdown
More than 28,000 Tennessee small businesses will be eligible for reimbursements of costs caused by mandatory closures due to COVID-19.
Local blood donation levels reaching dangerously low numbers
LIFELINE Blood Services is experiencing blood supply levels so low that it can be classified as an emergency, according to a statement from the local blood center.
South Side football looking for strong offense through simplification after missing spring
South Side started summer practice on Monday.