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Civil Asset Forfeiture, Topic of Recent Statewide Forum in Knoxville Local Activist Participating

Civil Asset Forfeiture, Topic of Recent Statewide Forum in Knoxville Local Activist Participating

“Civil asset forfeiture is patently unconstitutional”, one of many strong statements made by Knox County, Tennessee Mayor Glen Jacobs as he gave opening remarks to a group of legislators, business leaders, and concerned citizens who recently assembled to raise money in the fight against “civil asset forfeiture” in Tennessee. Among the groups and individuals participating […]

Morristown Police Seeking Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect at Papa John’s Pizza, January 5, 2020

Morristown Police Seeking Help Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect at Papa John’s Pizza, January 5, 2020

Photos courtesy of Morristown Police Department The Morristown Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the suspect in an armed robbery that occurred at Papa John’s Pizza. Just before noon, January 5, 2020 a white male in his mid-20’s to early-30’s described as clean-shaven and approximately 6’ tall weighing about 200 pounds robbed […]

Keep exercising: New study finds it’s good for your brain’s gray matter

Keep exercising: New study finds it’s good for your brain’s gray matter

Cardiorespiratory exercise — walking briskly, running, biking and just about any other exercise that gets your heart pumping — is good for your body, but can it also slow cognitive changes in your brain? A study in Mayo Clinic Proceedings from the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases provides new evidence of an association between cardiorespiratory fitness and […]

Modern Woodmen With An Assist To JCHS Girls and Boys Basketball

Modern Woodmen With An Assist To JCHS Girls and Boys Basketball

Modern Woodmen recently helped both JCHS Girls and Boys Basketball Teams raise funds for their current season. The girls sold donut vouchers and the boys held a bake sale at The Mossy Creek Station Festival.

Happy New Year from the Jefferson County Post

Happy New Year from the Jefferson County Post

Happy New Year from:Depew MediaJefferson County PostGatlinburg Daily Post

Joining Hands Health Center of Jefferson City

Joining Hands Health Center of Jefferson City

Emily Terrell, Patient Care Coordinator of Joining Hands Health Center (third from left), is surrounded by Martha Dandridge Washington Chapter, NSDAR, members Jane Hersch, Julie Wilbur, Ellie Betts, Glenda Roach, Jane Chambers, Elizabeth Finchum, and Jane Busdeker and by some of the wish list items showered on the Center by the MDW Chapter. Each Christmas, […]

Popular gyms undermining health with tanning beds, UConn researcher says

Popular gyms undermining health with tanning beds, UConn researcher says

The end of 2019 brings with it holiday gatherings, school vacations, and the annual tradition of New Year’s resolutions – with some of the most common resolutions being to exercise more and lose weight. Popular gym chains across the country capitalize on the broad desire to get healthy in the New Year with persuasive post-holiday […]

Genes and family are biggest predictor of academic success, study suggests

Genes and family are biggest predictor of academic success, study suggests

Whether children will enjoy academic success can be now predicted at birth, a new study suggests. The study, led by the University of York, found that parents’ socioeconomic status and children’s inherited DNA differences are powerful predictors of educational achievement. However, the research suggests that having the genes for school success is not as beneficial […]

Freestanding emergency departments may increase out-of-pocket spending for patients

Freestanding emergency departments may increase out-of-pocket spending for patients

With emergency department visits spiking around the holidays, patients may be inclined to seek care at freestanding emergency departments in an urgent situation. However, a new study suggests the best and most cost-effective option may be to skip the freestanding emergency department and head to an urgent care center. A collaborative study led by researchers […]

New Algorithm Could Mean More Efficient, Accurate Equipment for Army

New Algorithm Could Mean More Efficient, Accurate Equipment for Army

Wei Cai, Dr. Bo Wang and Wenzhong Zhang, researchers at SMU work on an Army-funded project developed an algorithm to simulate how electromagnetic waves interact with materials in devices to create equipment more efficiently and accurately. The algorithm could be used in a wide range of fields — from biology and astronomy to military applications […]

Deaths in middle-aged adults drive decrease in U.S. life expectancy

Deaths in middle-aged adults drive decrease in U.S. life expectancy

Americans in the prime of life, age 25 to 64, are dying at a greater rate than in years past, lowering overall U.S. life expectancy, according to a new study published Nov. 26 in JAMA. Life expectancy — the average number of years a newborn can expect to live — increased in the U.S. by almost […]

ESPN NAMES WHITE AND MANNING ALL-TIME ALL-AMERICANS

ESPN NAMES WHITE AND MANNING ALL-TIME ALL-AMERICANS

Tennessee football legends Reggie White and Peyton Manning were named to ESPN’s All-Time All-America first team and second team, respectively, the network revealed on Thursday. As part of the yearlong ESPN College Football 150 storytelling initiative, the prestigious honor is comprised of a First Team and a Second Team, with 11 players on offense, 11 […]

American Academy of Pediatrics Report Provides Sweeping Review of Evidence Concerning Autism Spectrum Disorder

American Academy of Pediatrics Report Provides Sweeping Review of Evidence Concerning Autism Spectrum Disorder

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its clinical recommendations on autism spectrum disorder for the first time in 12 years, analyzing the latest research on the neurodevelopmental disorder that affects an estimated 1 in every 59 children. “Identification, Evaluation, and Management of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder,” a clinical report published in the […]

Morristown Police Department K-9 Teams Receive Awards

Morristown Police Department K-9 Teams Receive Awards

Two MPD K-9 Teams received top awards at the annual K-9 recertification training hosted by the Sevierville Police Department. Officer Paul Pressley and K-9 Juno competed against six other explosive ordnance teams. The teams were scored on several scenarios throughout the week with the MPD team receiving the highest score and taking top honors. Officer […]

NORAD Tracks Santa Program Kicks Off for 2019

NORAD Tracks Santa Program Kicks Off for 2019

As the North American Aerospace Defense Command conducts its primary mission of defending the homeland, it stands ready to continue its tradition of tracking Santa’s journey around the globe on Dec. 24. “In addition to our day-to-day mission of defending North America, we are proud to carry on the tradition of tracking Santa as he […]

NASA’s X-59 Quiet Supersonic Research Aircraft Cleared for Final Assembly

NASA’s X-59 Quiet Supersonic Research Aircraft Cleared for Final Assembly

NASA’s first large scale, piloted X-plane in more than three decades is cleared for final assembly and integration of its systems following a major project review by senior managers held Thursday at NASA Headquarters in Washington. Image of the X-59 main assembly coming together.Credits: Lockheed Martin The management review, known as Key Decision Point-D (KDP-D), […]

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