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LATEST ARTICLES


100 years of figure skating in the Olympics

100 years of figure skating in the Olympics

By: Bailey Basham

It’s 2018, and Tonya Harding is on everyone’s minds.  It was 27 years ago that she won her first nat ...

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Local Nashville artist Ayla Brown to perform during 2018 Winter Olympics

Local Nashville artist Ayla Brown to perform during 2018 Winter Olympics

By: Brinley Hineman

Ayla Brown is a 29-year-old Nashvillian who, like many in this town, boasts an impressive musical ré ...

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Strengthened by struggle, Scott Hamilton continues to inspire

Strengthened by struggle, Scott Hamilton continues to inspire

By: Megan O'Neill

  A tree without wind is one without strength. Scott Hamilton and a large glass dome in Arizona taug ...

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One Year Later: Nashville women discuss why they marched

One Year Later: Nashville women discuss why they marched

By: Bailey Basham

Darlene Leong Neal stood body-to-body in a sea of pink cat-eared hats. She was surrounded by nearly ...

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT


One year after his cancer diagnosis, Vendor Gary 'Moose' E. pens a message to his doctor

One year after his cancer diagnosis, Vendor Gary 'Moose' E. pens a message to his doctor

By: Gary 'Moose' E.

What a difference one year makes. One year ago, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. At that point, ...

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Vendor Theresa finds her true calling in spiritual activism

Vendor Theresa finds her true calling in spiritual activism

By: Jesse Knott

Originally from Bowling Green, Ky., Theresa moved to Nashville as a 21-year-old with the hopes of pu ...

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Vendor Donna overcomes years of substance abuse, secures housing

Vendor Donna overcomes years of substance abuse, secures housing

By: Jesse Knott

A Michigan native, Donna moved to Tennessee in 1990 with hopes of a brighter future. After drifting ...

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Vendor Jamie finds her true meaning

Vendor Jamie finds her true meaning

By: Jesse Knott

A Clarksville native, Jamie has spent many years living day-to-day and watching her life "go downhil ...

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