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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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THE ONE OFF! – Fiction Series

THE ONE OFF! – Fiction Series

By: Daniel Pujol

PROLOGUE: Interest had started to pick up after they announced. Still not enough, but a fresh kind t ...

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Neighbors sue church over  micro home village planned for people experiencing homelessness

Neighbors sue church over micro home village planned for people experiencing homelessness

By: Amelia Ferrell Knisely

Two dozen neighbors in the Glencliff area have filed a lawsuit in an attempt to bar the construction ...

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ACLU demands communication records about DACA program

ACLU demands communication records about DACA program

By: Amanda Haggard

The American Civil Liberties Union in Tennessee and nine affiliates in other states have filed open ...

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Local Sounds: Soccer Mommy's 'Collections' is best for when you're thinking about your ex

Local Sounds: Soccer Mommy's 'Collections' is best for when you're thinking about your ex

By: Tyler Kes

I think there is a lot of non-musical stuff that will annoy people about Soccer Mommy, the musical g ...

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT


 After losing everything, a new vendor hopes to find housing again

After losing everything, a new vendor hopes to find housing again

By: Amelia Ferrell Knisely

Life has been anything but easy for Pauline, a new vendor who joined The Contributor a few weeks ago ...

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With more than 100 regular customers, Keith is proud to say he's never missed rent

With more than 100 regular customers, Keith is proud to say he's never missed rent

By: Amelia Ferrell Knisely

If you’re one of Keith’s customers, count yourself lucky. The Contributor vendor, who has been selli ...

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With the help of his customers, Randolph has started a new job

With the help of his customers, Randolph has started a new job

By: Layla Shahmohammadi

While other work may come and go, vendor Randolph B. rests knowing that he can always sell The Contr ...

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Putting it all together

Putting it all together

By: Vicky B.

Having sold the paper for a little more than two years now and writing for it, I wanted to see how t ...

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