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Cutting Edge: Nashville Street Barbers offer free weekly grooming to the city's homeless

Cutting Edge: Nashville Street Barbers offer free weekly grooming to the city's homeless

By: Bailey Basham

War Memorial Plaza is bumping on a recent Monday night. More than 100 people mill about, waiting in ...

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Please Vote Nashville: How one local organization is encouraging voter participation

Please Vote Nashville: How one local organization is encouraging voter participation

By: Andrew Wigdor

This election season, Please Vote Nashville is promoting voter participation with social incentives, ...

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Living The Mission: Saint Thomas to Provide Day of Free Medical Care

Living The Mission: Saint Thomas to Provide Day of Free Medical Care

By: Lebron Hill

Saint Thomas Health Medical Mission is partnering with 30 organizations in the Nashville area to pro ...

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Love 'Em or Hate 'Em: Nashville's Murals Keep People Talking

Love 'Em or Hate 'Em: Nashville's Murals Keep People Talking

By: Bailey Basham

Nashville artists are transforming the cityscape with work both whimsical and inspired.   Mike Coope ...

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Contributor Vendor Mario M. Says Man's Best Friend Keeps Him Moving Forward

Contributor Vendor Mario M. Says Man's Best Friend Keeps Him Moving Forward

By: Bailey Basham

  One vendor's lawn care business spurred by years of sales with his closest companion.   Mario M. a ...

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Vendor Tiffany M. Describes Hardships Of Being Female, Living In Nashville Homeless Encampments

Vendor Tiffany M. Describes Hardships Of Being Female, Living In Nashville Homeless Encampments

By: Tiffany M.

 As a woman living in Nashville's homeless encampments, reality is harsh but reminders of internal s ...

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More to the Story: Vendor Joey S.

More to the Story: Vendor Joey S.

By: Holly McCall

  For vendor Joey S., the loss of his brother leads to a loving musical tribute.   Joey Shumpert rem ...

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More To His Story: Vendor Michael

More To His Story: Vendor Michael

By: Holly McCall

Vendor Michael reps the Crimson Tide in Vol Country.     Michael Farley has been with The Contributo ...

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