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SGA votes to add surveillance cameras to student housing

SGA voted in unanimous support of Sen. Jaden Davidson’s Resolution No. 31, which calls for the installation of additional surveillance cameras at Blount, Sevier and Harvill residence halls, during their meeting on Wednesday, March 15. Davidson said he authored the legislation in reaction to cases of theft and vandalism outside ...

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Rival proposals may ‘divide and conquer’ Tennessee road plan

Legislative leaders warn that the introduction of several rival proposals could sink efforts to begin addressing a $10 billion backlog of road and bridge projects in Tennessee. The sticking point in Republican Gov. Bill Haslam’s funding proposal is an increase to the fuel taxes drivers pay at the pump. Haslam ...

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The latest on President Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:55 p.m. The White House says certain government agencies are taking action to address the “inappropriate” use of social media. White House press secretary Sean Spicer addressed an incident at the Defense Department in which tweets were sent from ...

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Trump administration orders EPA contract freeze, media blackout

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has instituted a media blackout at the Environmental Protection Agency and barred staff from awarding any new contracts or grants, part of a broader communications clampdown within the executive branch. Emails sent to EPA staff since President Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday and reviewed by The Associated ...

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Nashville silently protests Trump Inauguration

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hundreds of people sat in silent protest at a Nashville park while President Donald Trump took the oath of office. Those gathered at Centennial Park on Friday took a 10-minute pause from talking as they declined to watch or listen to Trump’s swearing in. Organizers led ...

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Donald J. Trump is the 45th President of the U.S.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pledging to empower America’s “forgotten men and women,” Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington. His victory gives Republicans control of the White House for ...

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