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The Contributor creates economic opportunity with dignity by investing in the lives of people experiencing homelessness and poverty

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Nashville's 21c Museum Hotel to  host an evening of art docs

Nashville's 21c Museum Hotel to host an evening of art docs

By: Joe Nolan

Nashville’s 21c Museum Hotel gave our city its best new contemporary art stop when it opened downtow ...

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New book details the work of anti-trafficking organization

New book details the work of anti-trafficking organization

By: Ashley Heeney

Ben Cooley is on a mission to save the world from modern day slavery, and one way he is trying to do ...

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Local Sounds: Kip Moore's 'SLOWHEART'

Local Sounds: Kip Moore's 'SLOWHEART'

By: Tyler Kes

There is something distinctly off about the newest record from Kip Moore, the country singer who bur ...

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Shelter in Lebanon houses more than 150 animals left homeless during Hurricane Harvey

Shelter in Lebanon houses more than 150 animals left homeless during Hurricane Harvey

By: Brinley Hineman

Following Hurricane Harvey, thousands are still without homes after the storms. The recovery efforts ...

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT


Meet Maurice: 'I don't just exist anymore, I'm living'

Meet Maurice: 'I don't just exist anymore, I'm living'

By: Eric Dorman

Maurice describes himself as “a rolling stone.” Originally from Oklahoma City, Okla., he says that h ...

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Vendor faces the difficulties of finding a job, permanent housing while living in a tent

Vendor faces the difficulties of finding a job, permanent housing while living in a tent

By: Amelia Ferrell Knisely

Vendor Geoffrey has two slogans when he sells the paper – one that he says to himself and one that h ...

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Nominated for international writing award, Vicky continues to advocate for homeless in hotels

Nominated for international writing award, Vicky continues to advocate for homeless in hotels

By: Amelia Ferrell Knisely

Contributor vendor Vicky’s writings on homelessness, poverty and family are often featured in the pa ...

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With a mind for business, Leslie is jump-starting another venture as he sells the paper

With a mind for business, Leslie is jump-starting another venture as he sells the paper

By: Eric Dorman

Leslie S. is acquainted with hard work. He grew up on and around farms in Waterloo, Iowa, where many ...

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