Category : Black Local and National News

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Elected Officials Honored For Raising Education Standards 

NASHVILLE — Tennesseans for Student Success (TSS) today honored five members of the Tennessee General Assembly for their exemplary support of Tennessee students in this year’s legislative session. State Senators Jack Johnson (R – Fr...

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A bear market is hitting Wall Street. Here’s what that means

Investors on Wall Street need a place to hide. The stock market’s skid this year has pulled the S&P 500 within the grasp of what’s known as a bear market. Rising interest rates, high inflation, the war in Ukraine and a slowdown in China’s eco...

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Georgia jobless rate stays at record low 3.1% in April

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s unemployment rate continued to hover at a record low of 3.1% in April as more people continued to find jobs. The jobless rate was unchanged from March, when it set a new all-time low. A year ago, 4.3% of Georgia workers w...

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Georgia’s senior congressman facing toughest race since 2010

After years of coasting to reelection, Georgia’s senior congressman is gearing up for his toughest campaign in more than a decade as hopeful Republican challengers crowd the May 24 primary ballot and raise impressive sums of cash to target the Democ...

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Biden: South Korean chip plant a model for deeper ties to Asia

PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden opened a trip to Asia on Friday by touring a South Korean computer chip factory that will be the model for another plant in Texas, offering it as a way to deepen ties with the Indo Pacific and fuel...

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VOICES: America’s Deadly Love Affair With Guns

America’s obsession with its right to bear arms is killing itself – literally.& The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have confirmed what you probably already sensed if you are a regular watcher of local TV news.&...

- 11 hours ago

OBITUARY-Franciscan Sister Sandra Olivia Smithson

Nashville, Tenn. (TN Tribune) Franciscan Sister Sandra Olivia Smithson well known as  Sister Sandra, of Nashville, Tennessee, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 13, 2022,at the age of 96. Sister Sandra was born on March 3, 1926, in Nashville,...