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              Live from Music Row Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. –  host Leahy welcomed public affairs strategist Clint Brewer in the studio. At the top of the third hour, Leahy and Brewer discuss Middle Tennesse State University’s First Amendment Center and the dynamics of the First Amendment and Paulson’s focus on peaceful assembly....
    One room at a temporary hospital is viewed at the Georgia World Congress Center, Thursday, April 16, 2020, in Atlanta. Georgia.Ron Harris | Pool | AP Georgia is planning to reopen a field hospital at Atlantas Georgia World Congress Center as the state struggles with increasing hospitalizations and record-breaking new Covid-19 cases, according to Gov. Brian Kemps office. The convention center first turned one of its exhibit halls into a 200-bed makeshift alternative care facility in April, but officials closed...
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Fay has made landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    LINTHICUM HEIGHTS, Md. (WJZ) — Four people were injured following an accident in Anne Arundel County on Thursday afternoon, according to officials. The accident happened at the ramp from Route 295 North and South to Eastbound I-195, Linthicum Heights. According to officials, a driver of an SUV said he lost control on the ramp, with his vehicle coming to rest on a guardrail. Several minutes after his accident, his vehicle was struck by a second vehicle. Medics took a 47-year-old man...
    CERRITOS (CBSLA) — The Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts has canceled its entire 2020-21 season due to the COVID-10 pandemic. In a statement, the CCPA said it “is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patrons, performers, volunteers and employees.” “County officials have indicated that the reopening of venues will be allowed in phases and with requirements for social-distancing and disinfection protocols. At this time, it is not known when the CCPA will be allowed to...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Tropical Storm Fay‘s storm center is still 200 miles south of New York, but we’re already beginning to feel her windy, wet wrath. The 2 p.m. update from the National Hurricane Center showed that Fay strengthened a bit from this morning, with maximum sustained winds of 60 mph at the center of the low. That’s up from the 45 mph winds...
    WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A man who went missing from an Iowa care center days ago has been found alive in a water-filled ditch. Volunteers had been searching for Mike Jensen, 45, since he was reported missing Monday from Ravenwood Specialty Care in Waterloo. A worker found Jensen in the ditch, partially submerged in 4 to 5 inches of water and among cattails almost 10 feet tall, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reported. The worker flagged down a passing motorist to...
    Cody, a snugly cat in Atlanta, wasn’t alive to see any of the Obama years, let alone the Trump era, but he received a voter registration form by mail on Wednesday. Fox 5 Atlanta had the story: This is absolutely amazing!!pic.twitter.com/6gElKuzjpl — Wyatt Dobrovich (@WyattDobrovich) July 10, 2020 “How’d this happen?” former owner Carol Tims wondered about the cat deceased for 12 years — since the George W. Bush administration. “I mean, it’s not reality. He’s a cat. Here he...
    Shootings are up 76 percent over where they were this time last year in Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) Chicago. NBC News reports not only the surge in shootings but also the fact that “nearly all the bloodshed concentrated in the city’s predominantly Black and brown communities on the South and West Sides.” They note similar stories around the country. For example, from January 2020 to May 2020 in Democrat-controlled Louisville, Kentucky, nearly “75 percent of homicide victims were black.” And...
    Among the heartbreaking stories revealed in “The Desert,” a KQED documentary premiering on July 10, is the plight of Epigmenio and Angelica. They are an elderly, low-income couple, both of whom are cancer patients. Because there is no public hospital in their West Contra Costa County city that can handle their needs, they must devote nearly a full day every month to travel — via three different buses — to a hospital in Martinez for their appointments. That’s the kind...
    RED BLUFF —The Red Bluff Police Department Thursday released the body camera footage from one of the police officers involved in the Walmart Distribution Center shooting. In the video, Chief Kyle Sanders gives a brief introduction before a walk through as the footage is played. Sanders, in the video, says the department released the footage to help the public better understand what happened during the shooting. Law enforcement received emergency calls of an active shooter at the Walmart Distribution...
    NORTH CENTER —Cobblestone European Bistro and Cider House will resume in-person dining Friday with a new menu and social distancing. Markus Chwajol, founder of the now-closed Bohemian House in River North, took over The Northman cider bar in North Center in February and renamed it Cobblestone. Cobblestone at 4337 N. Lincoln Ave. officially opened Feb. 28 and offered in-person dining to customers for two weeks before Gov. JB Pritzker’s initial dine-in ban went into effect March 17. With Friday’s reopening, Cobblestone will...
    Roger Sollenberger July 10, 2020 5:00PM (UTC) Organizations listed as hate groups by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) received millions of dollars in government-backed Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, according to data from the Small Business Administration. The Center for Media and Democracy was the first to report on the loans, which went to six nonprofits for a total of somewhere between $2,350,000 and $5,700,000. (The SBA has only disclosed loan amounts in ranges — not exact sums.) The groups will not need to repay the government if they put the money towards payroll and...
    ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Two trade groups are offering a $100,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest in the case of a noose that was left last month at an Altoona worksite where a Facebook data center is being built. TThe noose was discovered June 19 at the construction site, the Des Moines Register reported. June 19 is the observation of Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. The FBI and Justice Department...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The state of Maryland has fined four nursing homes for failing to test all residents and staff for the coronavirus. The Washington Post reported Thursday that the testing requirement came from an order from Gov. Larry Hogan. The Republican issued the order in April as the coronavirus spread. Health inspections in June led to the fines. CORONAVIRUS RESOURCES:  Coronavirus Resources: How To Get Help In Maryland TIMELINE: Coronavirus In Maryland, Tracking The...
    CENTER Parcs has announced the new safety measures being introduced at their Subtropical Swimming Paradise pools which are to open on July 27. The holiday parks will welcome guests back again from July 13, with the swimming pools opening later in the month. 2Center Parcs swimming pools will open from July 27 but with restrictionsCredit: . However, guests on a three or four night holiday will only be able to swim twice on their holiday in new restrictions. According to...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The state of Maryland has fined four nursing homes for failing to test all residents and staff for the coronavirus and. The Washington Post reported Thursday that the testing requirement came from an order from Gov. Larry Hogan. The Republican issued the order in April as the coronavirus spread. Health inspections in June led to the fines. A $10,000 fine was levied against Vita Adelphi Nursing and Rehab in Prince George’s County as well as the...
    PORT ST. LUCIE (CBSMiami/AP) — A Florida dog at the center of a neighborhood dispute that left three people dead on Monday has been euthanized, police said. The female mastiff named Roxy was surrendered to authorities in Port St. Lucie and euthanized on Wednesday, the Palm Beach Post reported. The dog’s owner, Ronald Delserro, 82, is accused of fatally shooting Harper Hansman, 11, and her father, 55-year-old Guy Hansman, according to police. The dispute was apparently over tensions involving the...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Tropical Storm Fay is making its way into the Tri-State Area with the potential for heavy rain and gusty winds. Tropical storm warnings and flash flood watches are in effect from the Jersey Shore to Long Island. STORM WATCH: Stick With CBS2’s Weather Center For The Latest Forecast & Alerts Fay is expected to be in southern New Jersey by 2 p.m. and reach the lower Hudson Valley by 2 a.m. Saturday. In New York City,...
    Associated Press PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — The dog at the center of a neighborhood dispute that left three people dead on Monday has been euthanized, police said. The female mastiff named Roxy was surrendered to authorities in Port St. Lucie and euthanized on Wednesday, the Palm Beach Post reported. The dogs owner, Ronald Delserro, 82, is accused of fatally shooting Harper Hansman, 11, and her father, 55-year-old Guy Hansman, according to police. The dispute was apparently over tensions...
    Despite his aversion to face masks, President Trump said he will wear one during his weekend trip to Walter Reed medical center, where he is expected to meet with staff and injured service members, according to a report. “I expect to be wearing a mask when I go into Walter Reed. You’re in a hospital setting, I think it’s a very appropriate thing,” the president told Fox News’ Sean Hannity in a live phone interview Thursday. “I have no...
    Despite his aversion to face masks, President Trump said he will wear one during his weekend trip to Walter Reed medical center, where he is expected to meet with staff and injured service members, according to a report. “I expect to be wearing a mask when I go into Walter Reed. You’re in a hospital setting, I think it’s a very appropriate thing,” the president told Fox News’ Sean Hannity in a live phone interview Thursday. “I have no problem...
    Hundreds of owners of gyms and fitness centers in New York are forming a coalition as they plan to sue the state for being unable to reopen during Phase 4 of the states novel coronavirus (COVID-19) economic recovery plan. Though most of the state is in Phase 4 of reopening the economy as New York recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, gyms, and fitness centers were excluded and not permitted to reopen, angering hundreds of gym owners across the state who...
    PENN HILLS (KDKA) – A potential new driver’s lesson didn’t quite go according to plan on Thursday night in Penn Hills. According to Penn Hills Police Chief Howard Burton, a non-licensed driver was learning how to drive in the Penn Hills Shopping Center when they crashed into another vehicle and then the driver’s license center. Burton said that the car struck was driving past the driver’s license center when the non-licensed driver hit them. Following the collision, they continued...
    The Kennedy Center in D.C. has unveiled new initiatives to support anti-racism within the institution. The eight areas of work guiding its Social Impact initiatives are strategies through which the Kennedy Center aims to foster systemic anti-racism within the organization and across the performing arts, a news release said. “Social Impact is fundamentally about who we are as the Nation’s Cultural Center and the change maker the arts can be in the world. While our plans to introduce future phases...