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"Be a Better Person" is the No. 1 New Years resolution for 2018

"Be a Better Person" is the No. 1 New Years resolution for 2018

By: Megan O'Neill

We're a few days in to the New Year. How are those resolutions going? Among Americans who intend to ...

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What's the state of food waste in Nashville?

What's the state of food waste in Nashville?

By: Bailey Basham

Here's a number for you: Nashville residents generate 58,378 tons of food waste per year. That’s 3.5 ...

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Nashville recording artist raises money for local children with Christmas single

Nashville recording artist raises money for local children with Christmas single

By: Bailey Basham

Isaac Sharp has been playing music for as long as he can remember. But there’s one musical memory th ...

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Daniel Day-Lewis and Paul Thomas Anderson featured in series at The Belcourt

Daniel Day-Lewis and Paul Thomas Anderson featured in series at The Belcourt

By: Joe Nolan

In 2007, director Paul Thomas Anderson and actor Daniel Day-Lewis teamed up to tell the origin stori ...

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT


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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Meet Maurice: 'I don't just exist anymore, I'm living'

Meet Maurice: 'I don't just exist anymore, I'm living'

By: Eric Dorman

Maurice describes himself as “a rolling stone.” Originally from Oklahoma City, Okla., he says that h ...

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