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The House passed the $1.9 trillion economic stimulus plan on Wednesday after revisions by the Senate. President Joe Biden is expected to sign it on Friday, which will start the process of sending direct payments of around $1,400 to American citizens, expanding child tax credit and extending a $300 weekly unemployment supplement. According to the …

Photo by Anthony Merriweather / MTSU Sidelines  Story by Angele Latham / Contributing Writer  Over two weeks after the 2018 midterm elections, Americans are still reeling over the monumental changes brought to Congress. With an estimated 113 million voters casting their ballots, the turnout rate marked the first midterm election in U.S. history to exceed …

Photo by Angele Latham  / MTSU Sidelines  Graphs courtesy of Dr. Ken Blake The midterm elections come to a close Tuesday, with Senate and gubernatorial races being decided in Tennessee. For live results throughout the night, view the graphs below. To contact News Editor Caleb Revill, email newseditor@mtsusidelines.com. For more news, follow us at www.mtsusidelines.com, …

Photo courtesy of Win McNamee / Getty Images By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro / Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The bitterly polarized U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday to join the Supreme Court, delivering an election-season triumph to President Donald Trump that could swing the court rightward for a generation after a …

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 and story by Bailey Wilson / Contributing Writer Stones River National Battlefield, which is a located on Old Nashville Highway in Murfreesboro, announced that it would be limiting its services to the public due to the recent government shutdown. The announcement was posted on the park’s Facebook page Saturday morning. The park’s visitor center …