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Longstanding Jefferson bridge camp cleared out

Longstanding Jefferson bridge camp cleared out

By: Hannah Herner

A longstanding camp located 2nd Avenue and Jefferson Street has been broken up.    A week ago Thursd ...

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Fading Nashville: Peggy Snow paints the Nashville that's disappearing

Fading Nashville: Peggy Snow paints the Nashville that's disappearing

By: Erica Ciccarone

Peggy Snow’s painting of the International Market on Belmont Boulevard remains unfinished. The famil ...

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Vendor spotlight: Richard T. gives the fondest farewell

Vendor spotlight: Richard T. gives the fondest farewell

By: Hannah Herner

Richard T. is trying really hard not to get choked up. He’s talking about his customers — the ones w ...

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Launchpad gets new executive director, new goals

Launchpad gets new executive director, new goals

By: Hannah Herner

Launch Pad is looking to the future. As part of its mission to provide safe sleep shelters for youth ...

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT


A tale from Aroostook County, Maine

A tale from Aroostook County, Maine

By: Jason T.

I was a born a Mainer. Even though I was forced to move away by necessity, I’m still a Mainer by hea ...

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Good Health and Homelessness

Good Health and Homelessness

By: Vicky B.

Imagine being without health insurance. Most people just freak out at the thought, but for many peop ...

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Health Matters

Health Matters

By: Chuck C.

Healthcare is a topic that is on the minds of many Americans. The subject of healthcare affects the ...

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Nobody's Child

Nobody's Child

By: Norma B.

When we re-launched The Contributor newspaper in November 2018, our executive director’s husband Joh ...

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