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Sunday, June 11, 2017
Free college programs are popping up across the country, but Tennessee is the first state to offer free community college to almost every adult, regardless of when they finished high school.
Monday, January 30, 2017
Some people in Nashville's Kurdish community — the largest in the U.S. — are worried about Trump's executive order on immigration. Reports of green card holders being turned away overseas are causing panic among legal permanent residents.
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
The Fisk Jubilee Singers famously saved Fisk University from financial ruin 150 years ago. But even now, the Nashville school's financial problems remain.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Authorities in Chattanooga, Tenn., are trying to learn why a school bus crashed in a residential neighborhood. At least five elementary school students died in the accident.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Hardier than corn, this ancient grain has a subtle, nutty flavor and is full of nutrients. But for most Americans, amaranth is still obscure. Researchers in Tennessee hope to change that.
Friday, April 22, 2016
The growing veterans population in places like Clarksville, Tenn., is straining resources at VA clinics and making it difficult for vets to get nearby medical care.
Friday, January 22, 2016
While Washington D.C., and other cities on the East Coast deal with snow, folks in the Deep South got hit too. People in Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi and North Carolina all got slammed.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
For classical musicians, it's difficult to sell their work online because of how the music is tagged on apps like Spotify. A tech startup in Nashville is trying to change that.
Monday, August 10, 2015
Nashville, Tenn., is experiencing a hot rental market. In some places it's at levels that are at 40 percent or more of household income. That's a level economists consider "risky."
Monday, May 25, 2015
The power of social media is that aspiring artists can essentially invite fans into their living rooms, but fans can sometimes overstay their welcome.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Vocational education is enjoying a renaissance in many U.S. schools. In Nashville, Tenn., all high-schoolers are encouraged to take three career-training classes, regardless of college plans.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
This week, the Army held a town hall meeting at Fort Campbell. The sprawling Army post straddles Kentucky and Tennessee and is a major economic driver for the region.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
The TV show Nashville is about the lives of fictional country music stars and aspiring stars — and its popularity is drawing visitors to the real city from around the world.
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Every 15 minutes, for 10 hours a day, another patient walks into the radiation room at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in Nashville. Each picks up a plastic mesh mask, walks to a machine, and lies down on the table underneath.
Nurses fit the mask over the patient's face and shoulders. And ...
Saturday, August 23, 2014
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Sunday, August 17, 2014
The Threshold Choir brings music to those on the threshold of life — people who are dying. The first group started about a decade and a half ago. Now there are choirs in 120 cities, and even a few countries.
One of the newer chapters is in Nashville. On a ...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Josh Gibbs normally wouldn't leave his apartment in Northeast Washington, D.C., pick up a loaded pizza from a restaurant in Chinatown, bike to a complete stranger's apartment, drop off the pizza and leave without any cash exchanging hands. But last week, he did just that. And truth be told, he ...