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Our Take: Media Black Out

CELESTE MALONE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF @DELESTECANIELLE In recent weeks, President Donald Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer, has barred media outlets of his choosing to not report on updates within the White House such as CNN, Los Angeles, BuzzFeed and other predominantly liberal news sources. This act, in my opinion, is truly sickening and ...

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Protesters, drivers both deserve safety

Drivers should not be allowed to hit a protester blocking traffic; however, immediate arrest and action should take place if the protest is illegal.  Sen. Bill Ketron, R-Murfreesboro, filed a bill giving drivers immunity from civil liability if they injure a protester who is blocking traffic, according to The Tennessean.  ...

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Stop awarding alleged perpetrators of sexual violence

The Academy Awards honored “Manchester by the Sea” actor Casey Affleck with Best Actor even though he has a history of alleged sexual harassment. This gross oversight is a token of the Academy Award’s decisions of not condemning actors based on potential sexually violent activity. Mel Gibson infamously made anti-Semitic statements ...

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Donald Trump’s cabinet picks spark heated debate, as they should

Donald Trump has built a cabinet fueled by billionaires, corporate interests, lobbying ties and questionable commentary. After multiple members were confirmed, some have expressed confusion as to how these picks are helping “drain the swamp.” Trump has nominated 13 people with corporate ties, 12 people who were major campaign donors ...

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Black history is American history

Stop saying we need to get rid of Black History Month when white history happens every day. While in school, all we are forced to read about is how America was created and how “amazing” it is. They tell us our Founding Fathers cared about all Americans, but did they ...

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Letter To The Editor

> Terra Neblett I have many issues with this poorly published opinion piece. The author quoted this to be in Depression era, but the math doesn’t add up for his claim, not only is it quoted in the play “I haven’t planted corn in that field since 1935” and “I haven’t ...

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