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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Vanderbilt goes to court over travel ban
Vanderbilt University , along with more than a dozen prestigious schools, are speaking out against President Trump's travel ban. They have filed a joint brief in New York's district court, saying the executive order threatens their mission to educate the world's future leaders. Ivy League schools are among the 17 universities urging federal judges to block Trump's travel ban, which bars immigrants or refugees from seven countries. They filed the 30-page brief with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. The brief explains how the group of institutions has a global mission and needs diversity to function. The schools point out that the executive order threatens their ongoing education and research which relies on people from all over the world.


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Friday, May 26, 2017

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    Thursday, May 25, 2017

  • Foland injured by falling tree
  • Karl Dean campaigns in Newport
  • TVA cutbacks
  • Memorial Day holiday travel
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    Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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  • Run for the Wall
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    Tuesday, May 23, 2017

  • Rescue Squad Week
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    Monday, May 22, 2017

  • Marrero injured in zip-line tower fall
  • Haney sentenced to six years
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  • Girl bitten by groundhog
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