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Saturday, June 08, 2019
Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, nicknamed "The Mother Church of Country Music," has never hosted a hip-hop show. After 125 years, Wu-Tang Clan will be the first rap act to headline at the venue.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Glen Casada announced that he will resign his state House speakership after inappropriate and offensive texts leaked weeks ago. He has served in the Legislature for nearly 20 years.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Evangelical Christian book retailer LifeWay is closing its stores by the end of the year. Some lament the stores' end, while others say LifeWay sells too narrow an understanding of Christianity.
Friday, February 15, 2019
Immigration enforcement has increased under President Trump. As the pace of deportations has quickened, Iraqi nationals have seen their cases expedited even as their immigration status remains murky.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
A Democratic state lawmaker called the amendment "hateful" and "unkind." Republicans defended the move, calling Memphis' removal of the statues "sneaky."
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Churches are being forced to think about how to protect themselves against mass shootings like the one that took place in Texas on Sunday. For some, it's creating a dilemma over the need for security versus the imperative to be open and welcoming to all.
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Organizers of two white nationalist rallies marched in Shelbyville and Murfreesboro, Tenn., Saturday intended as a show of force, though they were met by throngs of counterprotesters.
Friday, May 19, 2017
A decade ago, the NHL's experiment with hockey in Nashville, Tenn., was in trouble. Now "Smashville" fans are in love with the Predators, who are playing in their first Western Conference finals.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The body of former President James Polk may be on the move again. He's been buried on the grounds of the Tennessee state Capitol, but there's discussion about moving his remains to his former home.
Friday, January 13, 2017
Tennessee has one of the least healthy populations in the country, a problem its Republican governor tried to address by expanding Medicaid. It was rejected, and insurers have raised their rates.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
In an election year marked by vitriol toward the Muslim community, some mosques are urging their worshipers to vote. To do so, they're borrowing a strategy used by African-American churches.
Saturday, July 30, 2016
After an election year filled with criticisms of the Muslim community, some mosques are urging their worshippers to vote. To do so, they're borrowing a strategy used by African-American churches.
Friday, May 06, 2016
Activist David Fowler is the moving force behind much of the socially conservative legislation proposed in Tennessee this past year.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill allowing therapists to refuse patients if the therapists have "sincerely held principles" to consider. LGBT advocates say the law would make it harder for gays and lesbians to get counseling.
Monday, April 18, 2016
Beretta decided to move to Tennessee after finding it has few allies in Maryland, which passed restrictive gun laws after the Newtown shootings. The new plant is expected to create 300 jobs.
Saturday, April 09, 2016
Tennessee lawmakers have passed a measure making the Bible the state's official book. But opposition is coming from an unexpected group: religious conservatives.
Saturday, February 27, 2016
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Thursday, February 04, 2016
Since the Bill of Rights, there have been just 17 changes to the U.S. Constitution.
On Thursday, Tennessee's House of Representatives voted 59-31 to call for a constitutional convention, becoming the fifth state in recent months where lawmakers have called for a major rewrite of the Constitution.
Formally, the ...
Monday, December 21, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is making a big bet on building a strong organization outside the four early voting states of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada. The idea is to pick up a strong lead in delegates needed to secure the nomination when 14 states, mostly in ...
Friday, December 18, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz believes the road to the GOP nomination runs through the South — especially the southern states voting on March 1st. NPR explores what he's up to in Tennessee.