Uniquely situated in the mid-south, the state of Tennessee and its “three grand divisions,” or regions, each have their own tourist attractions and destinations. East Tennessee has the Great Smoky Mountains along with attractions such as Dollywood in Pigeon Forge and the quaint town of Gatlinburg nestled in the heart of the mountains. Middle Tennessee has Nashville, known as Music City USA, with the Country Music Hall of Fame, The Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium, Music Row, and the famed honky-tonks on Broadway. West Tennessee and Memphis are home to the blues, barbeque, Beale Street, Elvis, and Graceland. While all of these attractions bring tourists and their dollars into the state, is Tennessee losing a stream of revenue from tourists and, in particular, Tennessee residents, who are leaving the state’s borders in order to gamble in casinos? The answer to this question is a resounding “YES”! … [Read more...] about Dollars In, Dollars Out: Does it Make “Cents” for Tennessee to Further Legalize Gambling in the State?
Smt. Anandiben Patel, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat will inaugurate the Auditorium –AURA at Gujarat National Law University on October 5, 2015. The inauguration function also accompanied by the Distinguished Public Lecture by Mr Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha, Hon’ble Chief Justice of Bangladesh on the subject of “Contribution of Bangladesh Judiciary in Strengthening Rule of Law and Democracy” . … [Read more...] about Gujarat Chief Minister to inaugurate GNLU Auditorium ‘AURA’
We want to know what readers think of regular gun shows at the War Memorial Auditorium. Should city commissioners find a way out of the current lease agreement and end them immediately? Should the lease not be renewed when it comes up in November? Or should the gun shows continue? … [Read more...] about Should Fort Lauderdale end gun shows at the War Memorial Auditorium?
According to a memo sent April 2 from Deputy County Attorney Rene Harrod to Broward County Commissioner Steve Geller, the workshop may involve deciding on language asking state courts for a declaratory judgment as to whether state law violates the county’s powers under the state constitution. … [Read more...] about As readers weigh in on gun shows at War Memorial Auditorium, Broward County may take state to court
Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a Democrat who is running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican Ted Cruz, waits for his introduction at a campaign event in Dallas, Aug. 13, 2018. O’Rourke has made clear that he will not modulate his politics, betting that he can energize and activate nonvoters from past years, particularly younger ones, with left-wing authenticity and genial hustle. (Tamir Kalifa/The New York Times) … [Read more...] about Willie Nelson throws benefit concert for Beto O’Rourke’s campaign