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The Nightmare Stage of Trump’s Rule Is Here

By Michelle Goldberg in NYT There are no more adults in the room. After three harrowing years, we’ve reached the point many of us feared from the moment Donald Trump was elected. His decision to kill Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, Iran’s second most important official, made at Mar-a-Lago with little […]

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Jason Eskridge - Christmas at the Princess

Jason Eskridge – Christmas at the Princess

Roane County native Jason Eskridge and his band will perform in concert at the Princess Theatre on Thursday, December 19. The concert begins at 8 p.m., and doors open at 7 p.m. Advance tickets are available online for $12 at christmasattheprincess.eventbrite.com. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $15. […]


Vanderbilt Professor Says Racial Prejudice Keeps Rural Tennesseans From Embracing Obamacare

by Chris ButlerA Vanderbilt professor says rural Tennesseans are too racially prejudiced to realize Obamacare is good for them.That professor, Jonathan Metzl, told Boston University Today that he knows this about rural Tennesseans because he’s interviewed them.As The Tennessee Star previously reported, Metzl recently wrote a book called , Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics […]


Write letters on behalf of immigrant neighbors – AKIN

Dear Friends of Allies of Knoxville’s Immigrant Neighbors,We invite you to join us to write letters on behalf of our immigrant neighbors at the November meeting of Allies of Knoxville’s Immigrant Neighbors this Wednesday, November 20, 5:30pm, at St James Episcopal Church, 1101 N. Broadway, Knoxville, 37917. We will write […]