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Justice Kennedy retiring, giving Trump pivotal court pick

Justice Kennedy retiring, giving Trump pivotal court pick

AP Reports

June 27, 2018


Filed under US News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Supreme Court's decisive man in the middle on abortion, gay rights and other contentious issues, announced his retirement Wednesday, giving President Donald Trump a golden chance to cement conservative control of the nation's highest court. The 81-year-old...

Jimmy Fallon to Parkland students: ‘Don’t let anything stop you’

Jimmy Fallon to Parkland students: ‘Don’t let anything stop you’

Hillsboro Globe Reports

June 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, US News

Jun 03, 2018 5:41PM  SUNRISE, Fla. — From Tennessee to  California, from Maine to Texas, senior high school students are participating in tradition that has been honored by parents, administrators, politicians and the community throughout generations. Yet, for the first time in history, more ...

Hawaii volcano generates toxic gas plume called laze

Hawaii volcano generates toxic gas plume called laze

Ella Pauley, Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Photos and Videos, Showcase, US News

Hawaii — The eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii sparked new safety warnings about toxic gas on the Big Island's southern coastline after lava began flowing into the ocean and setting off a chemical reaction. How does an erupting volcano affect those who live in the Nashville community? As summer...

Enough is enough. Estimated 10 dead in mass shooting

Enough is enough. Estimated 10 dead in mass shooting

Callie Mabry, Fatima Vargas, Janeisha Leggs, News Reporters

May 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, US News

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — At least one gunman opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing eight to 10 people, most of them students, authorities said. This is the second shooting at a school to take place this week. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said he could not be precise about the num...

Backpack policy change at Stoneman Douglas HS reminiscent of classic Hamilton -Jefferson debate

Backpack policy change at Stoneman Douglas HS reminiscent of classic Hamilton -Jefferson debate

Christian Holt, News Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, US News

PARKLAND, FL – Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School District and school administration are receiving major backlash from students and some community members when they announced the new school policy requiring students to wear clear backpacks while in school. The policy comes in reaction to th...

State’s top courts begin hearing cases over open gun carry laws at school events

State’s top courts begin hearing cases over open gun carry laws at school events

Ethan Freeman, Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase, Tennessee News, US News

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A gun openly carried by a spectator at a high school concert in 2015 has turned into a major legal case as the Michigan Supreme Court considers whether the state's public schools can trump the Michigan Legislature and adopt their own restrictions on firearms. Tennessee is also strugglin...

Adults dismissed Linda Brown as a child, however, this Kansas girl transformed public education forever. Rest peacefully, Ms. Brown

Adults dismissed Linda Brown as a child, however, this Kansas girl transformed public education forever. Rest peacefully, Ms. Brown

Associated Press Official Obituary

March 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, US News

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Linda Brown, who as a Kansas girl was at the center of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down racial segregation in schools, has died at age 76. Her father, Oliver Brown, tried to enroll the family in an all-white school in Topeka, and the case was sparked whe...

‘Vote them out!’: Hundreds of thousands demand gun control

‘Vote them out!’: Hundreds of thousands demand gun control

March 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Tennessee News, US News

WASHINGTON — In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into a "vote-them-out" movement and tougher laws against weapons and ammo. They took to the streets of the nation's capital and such cities as Boston, New York, C...

Editorial: Please, my generation is pleading with you to work together to keep us safe.

Editorial: Please, my generation is pleading with you to work together to keep us safe.

Sydney Johnson, Reporter

March 25, 2018


Filed under Nashville News, News, US News

Americas have a gun problem.  Americas arguing over gun issues has gone overboard and the contentious conversations and debates have led  absolutely no solutions. It is the lack progress that has my generation, the middle school, high school and college generation so very angry and demanding answers...

Mass shootings in public places – are they becoming too common?

Mass shootings in public places – are they becoming too common?

Editorial Staff

March 25, 2018


Filed under Marching Band, Nashville News, News, Op-Editorial, Showcase, US News

  The most common memorial seen on the side of a road generally honors a person(s)  who have died in a car accident. However,  it becoming all to familiar to see images of memorials beside building, on curbs and yes even lining a street to honor those who have died as a result of gun violence. The ...

The Nashville Predators extend point streak to 15 and clinched bid to Playoffs!

The Nashville Predators extend point streak to 15 and clinched bid to Playoffs!

Chloe Fazzola, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Nashville Predators, Showcase, US News, Vanderbilt

DENVER  — The Preds are in! The Nashville Predators didn't break out the bubbly or anything rowdy like that after becoming the first NHL team to clinch a playoff spot this season. "Business as usual," defenseman Ryan Ellis said of the low-key celebration that included some pizza. "Back to work."...

Have you had “The Talk” with a teen yet?

Have you had “The Talk” with a teen yet?

Casey Tomlin, Reporter

February 18, 2018


Filed under Health and Beauty, Hillsboro Community Engagement, News, Showcase, Tennessee News, US News

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) The Lifeline (@800273TALK) · Twitter (The Lifeline is a 24-hour toll-free phone line for people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. An online chat option is also available.) There are roughly 30,000 suicides in the United States each year, an...

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