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Reliable Ways to Receive Weather Warnings

Would you rather deal with a hurricane or a tornado? My answer to that question is, ‚ÄúNeither.‚ÄĚ But that‚Äôs not an option for people living in the path of these devastating storms. Both can be deadly, destroy property and cause...

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How to Spot Misinformation About COVID-19

Ever since February, Americans have been seeking reliable information about coronavirus. We’ve wanted to know what the symptoms are. And whether we should get tested. We’ve wondered if medical personnel could safely handle infected people. We’ve been interested in learning...

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National Preparedness Month Couldn’t Come Soon Enough

What have Americans learned in 2020? Plenty. But I would have to say the No. 1 lesson U.S. citizens have learned this year is to be prepared. A global pandemic that has hit Americans hard. Powerful hurricanes with forecasts for...

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And the Lucky Winners Are...

All I can say is ‚ÄúWOW!‚ÄĚ We‚Äôve held 2 HUGE giveaways over the last month, and received a virtual stampede from folks wanting to enter BOTH.¬† I can't blame 'em ‚Äď with everything including in these incredible prize packages, I'd...

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Grocery Store Expenses Rising Sharply

I remember a time ‚Äď and it wasn‚Äôt all that long ago ‚Äď when food problems seemed so distant. We‚Äôd hear about famines and food shortages around the globe. But not here. We‚Äôd read about contaminations and skyrocketing food expenses...

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Fundraiser Helps A Soldier’s Child Serve Children of Fallen Servicemen and Women

Putting together a fundraiser banquet is challenging enough during normal times. There are a myriad of details to work out. Including invitations, guest appearances, and auction items. Plus food and beverage decisions, seating charts, and much more. Throw in COVID-19...

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Customers Say Survival Products Needed Now More Than Ever

Back in the day, when someone used the phrase ‚Äútwenty-twenty,‚ÄĚ they were referring to a person‚Äôs normal vision. Someone with 20-20 vision sees clearly at 20 feet what should normally be seen at that distance. I don‚Äôt think anyone had...

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Cade's Corner: Don't Forget About Power

We are living in a world where you can push a button and your car will parallel park itself. There’s an app for nearly everything, from tracking your flight information to identifying where your friends and family members are within...

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee Makes a Difference in Kids’ Lives

 With plenty of free time on their hands between 3 p.m. when they get out of school and 7 p.m. when many of their parents arrive home from work, there are numerous options for children and teenagers.  Unfortunately, many of...

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