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Transit plan looks at population growth, new automobile technology and public land use

Traffic is the one universal complaint here in the state’s fastest growing city. So a group of more than 100 local business and community leaders, known as Moving Forward, are…

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Broadway theater company rehearses musical in Nashville, but will tour the show in Japan

A new touring production of a popular Disney musical is spending the summer at a Nashville high school, but not to perform. Instead, more than 40 cast and crew of…

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Outcome of school board retreat expected to create a unified front

The Metro Nashville Public School board, along with the Director of Schools Dr. Shawn Joseph, and executive leadership team, spent the weekend honing in on team building discussions with a…

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Sit-ins and the Hall Tax

Sit-in: What about last week’s “sit in” at the House? U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (D-5th) told the politicos gathered at John A’s breakfast, “The principle involved was the right to…

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Nashville to host one of the largest fireworks displays in the country

Join Music City in celebrating the birth of our nation with free concerts followed by one of the largest firework displays in the United States. The fun will kick off…

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Locally-owned specialty wine stores expect big losses with new state law

How will the new law that goes into effect Friday that allows wine to be sold in grocery stores impact retailers? The answer is based on who you ask. A…

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Family hopes more people donate blood during summer months

Scott Netherly knows the importance of donating blood. His 7-year-old daughter, Audrey, requires frequent transfusions after she was born with Diamond Blackfan anemia, a rare condition where her body doesn’t…

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Public Works will begin surveillance of an unlikely problem area – its roads

Metro Public Works and Applied Research Associates, Inc., a New Mexico-based research firm, are working to uncover the problems above and below Nashville’s 5,800 miles of public roadways and rights-of-way….

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Renovations start on historic art deco, Cordell Hull building

A $45 million contract has been awarded by the state of Tennessee to Skanska, a global construction and development company, to renovate the historic Cordell Hull office building and add…

This year Cormier is stepping down from chairing the Tennessee Music Teachers Association Scholarship Awards Endowment Fund. - Photo by Anthony Scarlati/CFMT

In a life ­dedicated to music, 90-year-old piano instructor still helping students

After decades of dedication to students, Elizabeth Cormier is stepping down this year from chairing the Tennessee Music Teachers Association Scholarship Awards Endowment Fund, which she and several other teachers…