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Moving Pictures: ‘Easy Rider’: How the Hippies Saved Hollywood

Moving Pictures: ‘Easy Rider’: How the Hippies Saved Hollywood

By: Joe Nolan

By the end of the 1960s, the Hollywood studio system was on its last legs and losing a generation of ...

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KEITH URBAN: CMA Sunday Headliner Keith Urban Talks Artistry, Vulnerability

KEITH URBAN: CMA Sunday Headliner Keith Urban Talks Artistry, Vulnerability

By: Holly Gleason

Keith Urban had a plan. “I told Nicole before they even read the nominees, ‘If we go to the left, st ...

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Counting Down: Annual PIT Count Shows 14 Percent Decrease,  But Captures Only Part of the Picture

Counting Down: Annual PIT Count Shows 14 Percent Decrease, But Captures Only Part of the Picture

By: Amanda Haggard

The annual count of people experiencing homelessness — called the PIT (Point-in-Time) Count — was re ...

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Vendor Spotlight: Ms. Mary Ann

Vendor Spotlight: Ms. Mary Ann

By: Linda Bailey

What do you want to talk about today?  I would like to talk about being a vendor.    What’s it like ...

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT


Who Are We Tennessee?

Who Are We Tennessee?

By: Jen. A.

“Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it: the tre ...

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Assumptions, Myths and Stigmas

Assumptions, Myths and Stigmas

By: Vicky B.

When you look at people experiencing homelessness what do you think? Maybe they’re an alcoholic, an ...

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Why You Do Good

Why You Do Good

By: Mary B.

About a year ago I was selling The Contributor in Bellevue at the corner of Hicks Rd. and Old Hardin ...

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Adapting to Life

Adapting to Life

By: Vicky B.

The night was short, and the morning came fast. I really wanted to go back to sleep, but I had appoi ...

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