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Aviation program helps students earn their wings early, jumpstarts careers

This summer Nashville Flight Training  (NFT) is offering students an educational path to a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics degree while working to receive a pilot license. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University…

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Stones River Bridge to be repaired near end of the week

The boardwalk on the end of the Stones River Bridge by Heartland Soccer fields on the Stones River Farm side collapsed during last week’s storms and is blocked off. Park…

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MTA offers multiple routes to downtown July 4 celebration

No need to worry about traffic or downtown parking this July 4th – Nashville MTA will operate 19 of its bus routes on the holiday to safely take you to…

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Sanctuary city bill, Judge Coleman and Dutchman’s Curve

Ordinance 739, nicknamed “the sanctuary cities bill,” dominated discussion at John A’s usually low-key July breakfast.  Looming large was the Thurs., July 6 final Metro Council’s vote. Opponents took John…

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Soft skills for success at work

Do you ever wonder why some people go to the top in business, politics, education, or any other endeavor? Is there something special about a business CEO, a university president,…

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Understanding students in poverty topic of conference

Educators concerned about the mental health of students exposed to adverse life events, including poverty, have scheduled a conference this week in Nashville. Metro Schools and Alignment Nashville’s Behavioral Health…

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The creator of Nashville’s hospitality industry steps into the spotlight

Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau CEO Butch Spyridon can cross off another entry from his bucket list. The veteran executive was named Outstanding Nashvillian of the Year 2016 at a…

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Legal Aid Society says seniors are struggling to navigate TennCare renewals

While health-related cost assistance programs for someone who receives Social Security are available, TennCare, the state’s medical program, isn’t always getting the money where it’s needed quickly enough. According to…

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Residents share mixed feelings as 8th Avenue options are considered

“The proposed changes would worsen conditions,” read Ed Binkley’s email to Metro Planning. It was his comment against the lane reduction scenario imagined for 8th Avenue. The inbox of Michael…

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MTA brings bill pay kiosk to central hub

The Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) added a bill pay kiosk to make the paying of water and electric bills more convenient, especially for elderly and disabled riders, who reportedly…