Tennessee transgender student ‘bathroom bill’ clears state Senate

A bill allowing Tennessee students, teachers and school employees to refuse to share bathrooms and locker rooms with their transgender peers cleared the Tennessee Senate 21-7 Wednesday morning.

A similar measure passed the House 65-24 Monday night. The Senate bill, which includes slightly different language, is expected to pass the House and head to Gov. Bill Lee’s desk. 

The initiative, carried by Sen. Mike Bell, R-Riceville, and Rep. Jason Zachary, R-Knoxville, would allow students, teachers and staff to refuse sharing certain school facilities — including bathrooms, locker rooms and dorms — with transgender students and sue public schools that do

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Wife hiding in bathroom dials 911 after husband splits door with his fist

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James Albert Hare

A wife hiding in the bathroom of her home in The Villages dialed 911 after her husband split the door in half by pounding on it with his fist.

Sumter County sheriff’s deputies were called at 7:05 p.m. Sunday to the New Haven Villas in the Village of Hillsborough where 54-year-old James Albert Hare was arrested on a felony charge of battery on a person over the age of 65.

His 69-year-old wife said Hare had been sleeping when he woke up and asked her who she was speaking to on the telephone. She said she wasn’t

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The One Place You Shouldn’t Drink Your Morning Coffee

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The older I get, the more I realize the majority of my habits are inherited from my mother (for better or worse). Growing up, my mom’s bathroom counter was constantly cluttered with empty, lipstick-smudged coffee mugs. Now that I’m an adult, I find myself bringing my morning coffee into the bathroom as I get ready for the day, too. I never really thought much of it until this past year, at a time when finding things we can do to reduce our exposure to germs has been top of mind.

While the bathroom may not be the dirtiest room

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A Bathroom Collection That Captures the Essence of Simplicity

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AXOR’s fixtures never disappoint, and the same holds true for their latest. Characterized by an aesthetic of slender silhouettes, flat surfaces, soft corners and balanced proportions, AXOR One is a bathroom collection so elegant it’s radical. The series offers greater clarity, enhanced function and superior control, all made possible through Select Technology and its new mode of interaction.

Let’s start with the washbasin faucet and its all-in-one controller that features a gentle taper to the curved spout. Utilizing Select Technology, the mechanical controller allows you to simply press down to start or stop the water; swivel clockwise to increase the

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Foundation chairman sinks $1,000 into bathroom naming rights

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Bob Cook, DCCS Foundation, Dave Brady, Brady & Associates and DCCS Foundation, Brian Fitzgerald, Carson Valley Arts Council and DCCS Foundation, Scott Morgan, Douglas County Community Services Director and Gary Dove, DCCS Foundation.

 

Flush with a cool grand, the chairman of the Douglas County Community Services Foundation used it to name two family restrooms at the Senior Center after two other people.

Bob Cook donated $1,000 for the naming rights to the two family restrooms in the center.

“What better way to honor someone or some organization, than to have their name showcased for a year above these much-used doors,”

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Stacey Solomon reveals her DIY bathroom make over

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Stacey Solomon revealed the DIY makeover she had been working on in her downstairs toilet, which she has nicknamed the “Blue Loo”.

The Loose Women presenter recently moved into her “dream” family home with fiancé Joe Swash, three sons and two dogs and has been renovating the house and grounds.

The large, Tudor style house has original features as well as plenty of outdoor space, including a swimming pool.

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