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Government opens for 3 weeks

Furloughed federal workers continued to work unpaid as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history continued with no end in sight. More than a million workers were doing a job and were not being paid. This was unfair. These workers were being punished for not showing up to work when ...

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Dialing up new technology: Looking back on the`90s

This year marks the 20-year anniversary of 1999. The small quirks of ’90s technology included Windows 98 and dial-up – things some people have not heard of. The somewhat ancient wired connections to the internet in the ’90s would leave people our age bored out of their minds. Look at ...

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Gillette Ad stirs conversation

A new Gillette commercial calling out “toxic masculinity” has made waves in the media. Consumers are split right down the middle. It is important to note that Gillette is just a company that sells razors. They do not care if masculinity is toxic or not they just want as much ...

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Clemency granted by Gov. Bill Haslam

This is a sweet time of justice for Cyntoia Brown as she was granted clemency from Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam last Monday after serving 15 years of prison, according to NBC News. She is expected to be released on Aug. 7 while on parole for 10 years. This sparked joy ...

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Government shuts down over wall

The United States government is currently shut down. According to CNN, this is the longest partial federal shut-down with no end in sight. Shutdown typically occurs when the president or Congress continuously fail to sign or pass the legislature. It seems that it is generally a tactic used by one ...

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Sippin’ on Sundays

A new era of politics is beginning, one that accurately reflects the Constitution of the United States. Liquor and wine can now be sold on Sundays in Tennessee. The Tennessee General Assembly has taken a step towards revising the law in order to represent not only the Constitution but also ...

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