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Day: May 15, 2019

Tomatoe tariffs

Mexico says tariffs will send tomato prices soaring in US

AP NEWS REPORT Mexico exports about $2 billion in tomatoes to the United States annually. Mexico’s Economy Department said Tuesday (May 7) that U.S. consumers could pay 38% to 70% more for tomatoes after the U.S. Commerce Department announced it would re-impose anti-dumping duties on Mexican imports. The Mexican agency said the country exports about […]

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Fannin Sentinel Congratulates Class of 2019!

To Read this section click the image below 2019 Fannin County High School Graduation Friday, May 24, 2019 8:00 p.m. Fannin County High School Football Stadium In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held May 24, at 8 p.m. in the Gymnasium.

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U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue

Senators Isakson, Perdue Urge Secretary Carson to Swiftly Release HUD Disaster Relief Funds

Georgia Eligible to Receive More Than $34 Million to Help Rebuild Damaged Infrastructure ATLANTA, GA – Today (May 9), U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) joined Senate colleagues in asking U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson to swiftly publish, in the Federal Register, the rules that will […]

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U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks during a National Day of Prayer service in the Rose Garden at the White House May 2, 2019 in Washington, DC. The Trump administration has finalized a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions.

Trump Administration Finalizes New ‘Conscience Rule’ For Clinicians Who Oppose Abortion

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar / AP May 2, 2019 (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Thursday moved to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions with a regulation intended to safeguard those with religious and moral objections. President Donald Trump made the announcement during a speech in the White House Rose Garden […]

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Fannin County chicken house fire ruled arson

Fannin County fire ruled arson

Atlanta – A fire investigator with the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s Office has determined that a chicken house fire in Fannin County was intentionally set. The fire occurred on Monday, May 6th around 8:49 AM. “The chicken house was located at 260 Old Silver Mine Road in McCaysville, GA. One chicken house was totally […]

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Teacher's fund Georgia

Audit Finds Georgia’s University System shorted Teacher Retirement Fund

By Elaine Owen, Editor According to a just-released state audit, the University System of Georgia (USG) has shorted its employees pension fund over $600 million since it stopped making legally required payments to the fund over a decade ago. When the 401(k) plan for USG employees (the Optional Retirement Program or ORP) was created in […]

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