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Day: October 30, 2019

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter Is Out of the Hospital After Third Fall in Recent Months

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS (ATLANTA) — Former President Jimmy Carter is out of the hospital where he was treated after fracturing his pelvis in a recent fall at his home, a spokeswoman said Thursday. Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo said in a statement that the former president had been released from Phoebe Sumter Medical Center, was […]

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Elijah Cummings’ Wife Maya Rockeymoore Expected to Run for His House Seat

AP PRESS RELEASE Late congressman and civil rights activist Elijah Cummings’ grave isn’t even cold and there’s already news swirling about someone gunning for his House of Representatives seat. It’s the nature of many businesses — especially politics — but the “who” tongues are wagging about is his younger, politically ambitious (and highly educated) widow. […]

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Tulsi Gabbard Drops the Congressional Race to Focus on the Presidential One

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard says she will focus on her White House bid and not run for reelection to her congressional seat. The congresswoman from Hawaii made the announcement early Friday (Oct. 25). While lagging behind in a crowded Democratic presidential field, Gabbard has gotten renewed attention lately […]

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Federal Budget increase

2019 US federal budget deficit surges to nearly $1 trillion, the highest in 7 years

AP NEWS – CBO WASHINGTON — The federal deficit for the 2019 budget year surged to $984.4 billion, its highest point in seven years, and is widely expected to top the $1 trillion mark in coming years. The 26 percent surge from the 2018 deficit of $779 billion that the government reported Friday (Oct. 25) […]

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October 25, on the steps of the Veterans Conference Center, a check for $6,300 was presented to Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Project Manager Elaine Owen and Fannin County Veterans Commander George Pletcher by Tournament Director Mike Panter (Left) and Chairman of the Golf Tournament Bob Renneke (Right). Second from Right is Georgia Combat Vet Commander Rob Denison. The money was raised from the Veterans Annual Golf Tournament held October 5 at Copper Basin Golf Club and will be used to help pay expenses for bringing the Wall to Blue Ridge.

Veterans First Annual Golf Tournament Raises $6,300 to help bring Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall to Blue Ridge

By Bree Collar, Sentinel Staff Writer To help raise money to bring the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall to Blue Ridge, Veteran Bob Renneke organized a community golf tournament at the Copper Basin Golf Club. Tournament Director Mike Panter and Renneke welcomed dozens of supporters October 5 as they gathered on the course that was built […]

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