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Healing in Harmony: Music Health Alliance is Helping a Self-Employed Industry Save Millions

Healing in Harmony: Music Health Alliance is Helping a Self-Employed Industry Save Millions

By: Megan O'Neill

    Laura Lacy is woven into the fabric of the music industry. For more than a quarter of a century, ...

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Industry Growth: Tennessee State University Leads Country in Hemp Research

Industry Growth: Tennessee State University Leads Country in Hemp Research

By: Bailey Basham

    Over the past year, a team of agronomists, soil scientists and food scientists at Tennessee Stat ...

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Through Nashville’s Hispanic Community, Mexico’s Beauty and Strength Take Center Stage

Through Nashville’s Hispanic Community, Mexico’s Beauty and Strength Take Center Stage

By: Brooks Holton

    Before she began her next song, Rachel Rodriguez called “Sofia Tortilla” to the stage.  With urg ...

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Root Nashville Campaign Aims to Replenish City's Tree Canopy

Root Nashville Campaign Aims to Replenish City's Tree Canopy

By: Bailey Basham

As decades-old trees are chopped down to make way for ritzy apartments within scooter-ing distance o ...

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT


More to His Story: Victor E., a True Renaissance Man

More to His Story: Victor E., a True Renaissance Man

“I’m 30 miles into my bike ride. May I call you back?” asks Victor E., when he answers a request for ...

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More To His Story: Victor J. Always Looking to Improve His Odds for Success

More To His Story: Victor J. Always Looking to Improve His Odds for Success

By: Holly McCall

Word about Victor precedes meeting him. He’s one of The Contributor’s newer vendors, but he’s alread ...

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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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