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Photo by Stuart Isett / Fortune Most Powerful Women Story by Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro / Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine said Friday she will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination, all but ensuring that a deeply riven Senate will elevate the conservative jurist to the …

Photo courtesy of The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Kirby Wallace was arrested without incident by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation in Stewart County Friday morning after a week-long manhunt for his suspected killing of two people and severe injuring of a third in two separate Middle Tennessee homes, according to a report by The Tennessean. The manhunt …

Photo courtesy of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office A Rutherford County school resource officer was charged with public intoxication and arrested Wednesday by the Murfreesboro Police, according to a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office press release. Daniel Thomas, an SRO at Holloway High School, was placed on administrative leave after the arrest, and the sheriff’s office is …

Photo courtesy of Michael Chow / The Arizona Republic via USA Today Network Story by Davida Johnson / Contributing Writer MTSU held a discussion panel Wednesday in the Student Union Building for Laura Gomez, Annette Meade and Mitchell Thorson, three Arizona Republic journalists who spent months exploring the United States’ border with Mexico on land …

Photo courtesy of Win McNamee / Getty Images Few current issues weigh as heavily on the minds of Americans as last week’s Senate hearings on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination and sexual assault allegations from Christine Blasey Ford that have rattled Washington D.C. These allegations have reignited a national debate on issues surrounding sexual violence, political …

Photo courtesy of the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh and Sheriff’s Cpl. Michael Rodgers of the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office presented  Dispatcher Ashley Arrington with the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s “Saved by the Belt” Award Tuesday after she survived a potentially fatal car crash. Arrington, a dispatcher at the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, was …