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Wilson County residents interested in becoming Amazon associates are now one step closer to employment. Announcements went out Monday that hiring information would be disseminated to those who text “MJNOW” to 77088.

Saturday, March 06, 2021
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Wilson County residents interested in becoming Amazon associates are now one step closer to employment. Announcements went out Monday that hiring information would be disseminated to those who text “MJNOW” to 77088.

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Commercial interest in Wilson County and sales tax revenue are both continuing along an upward trajectory according to the county’s Joint Economic Community Development Board.

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — An Iowa journalist faces trial Monday on charges stemming from her coverage of a protest against racial injustice, a case that prosecutors have pursued despite international condemnation from free press advocates who say she was just doing her job.

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Despite opposition from law enforcement officials, permit-less weapon legislation gained momentum in the General Assembly this week, although lawmakers might have to pick Gov. Bill Lee’s bill over one considered to be true “constitutional carry.”

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Mt. Juliet High School Junior Cadence Perry competed with six other students from the regional area of central Tennessee in the American Legion Oratorical competition recently in Smyrna, Tennessee.

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BEIJING — China’s No. 2 leader set a healthy economic growth target Friday and vowed to make the nation self-reliant in technology amid tension with the U.S. and Europe over trade and human rights. Another official announced plans to tighten control over Hong Kong by reducing the public’s ro…

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BAGHDAD — Pope Francis opened the first-ever papal visit to Iraq on Friday with a plea for the country to protect its centuries-old diversity, urging Muslims to embrace their Christian neighbors as a precious resource and asking the embattled Christian community — “though small like a mustar…

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WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added a surprisingly robust 379,000 jobs last month in a sign the economy is strengthening as virus cases drop, vaccinations ramp up, Americans spend more and states ease business restrictions.

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Southside Elementary School third grade teacher Jessica Roper receives a COVID-19 vaccination from Lebanon High School nurse Leigh Leftwich on Friday in the high school’s commons area. Roper was among hundreds of Wilson County educators and school staff members to get their shot on Friday.

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WASHINGTON — Democrats laid aside one battle over boosting the minimum wage but promptly descended into another internal fight Friday as the party haltingly tried moving its $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill through the Senate.

Friday, March 05, 2021
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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar called Friday for urgent Security Council action to reverse Myanmar’s military coup, saying about 50 peaceful protesters were killed in the military’s worst crackdowns this week and scores more were seriously injured.

Thursday, March 04, 2021
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It’s been one year since a tornado ripped through Wilson County, upending lives forever. For those who survived, it’s taking time to rebuild. But despite the trauma, the community is picking up the pieces together.

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It’s been one year since a tornado ripped through Wilson County, upending lives forever. For those who survived, it’s taking time to rebuild. But despite the trauma, the community is picking up the pieces together.

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NASHVILLE — More than 1 million Tennesseans will soon become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine after the Department of Health announced Tuesday it was expecting a large supply of the immunizations.

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WASHINGTON — Defense Department leaders placed unusual restrictions on the National Guard for the day of the Capitol riot and delayed sending help for hours despite an urgent plea from police for reinforcement, according to testimony Wednesday that added to the finger-pointing about the gove…

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WASHINGTON — House Democrats are poised to pass an elections and ethics bill, offering it up as a counterweight to voting rights restrictions advancing in Republican-controlled statehouses across the country.

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The Mt. Juliet Board of Commissioners decided to not go forward with a zoning ordinance on Lebanon Road at a work session Monday, and commissioners also asked the Planning & Zoning Department for further recommendations on commercial zoning after discussing potential changes.

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WASHINGTON — Defense Department leaders placed unusual restrictions on the National Guard for the day of the Capitol riot and delayed sending help for hours despite an urgent plea from police for reinforcement, according to testimony Wednesday that added to the finger-pointing about the gove…

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WASHINGTON — House Democrats are poised to pass an elections and ethics bill, offering it up as a counterweight to voting rights restrictions advancing in Republican-controlled statehouses across the country.