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Last week the Senate Committee on the Judiciary held four days of hearings on the nomination of Judge Amy Barrett to the Supreme Court. Recently we spoke with Judiciary Committee member Tennessee's Junior Senator Marsha Blackburn about the process going forward beginning tomorrow. (soundbite)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will continue to allow free meals for all students through the rest of the 2020-21 school year. The announcement comes after the USDA had extended waivers put in place at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic through Dec. 31, but said it was uncertain whether there would be funding to cover the entire school year.

Edward Hunter Jr. has been selected to become the next forest supervisor of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest in Georgia. The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests encompass nearly 867,000 acres across 26 counties in North and Central Georgia with the supervisor’s office located in Gainesville, Ga.