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The Contributor creates economic opportunity with dignity by investing in the lives of people experiencing homelessness and poverty

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Star Bores: 'Valerian and the  City of a Thousand Planets'

Star Bores: 'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets'

By: Joe Nolan

I’m a big fan of Luc Besson’s over-the-top space opera The 5th Element (1997). That film combined a ...

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After their daughter nearly drowned, parents launch nonprofit to teach water survival training

After their daughter nearly drowned, parents launch nonprofit to teach water survival training

By: Andrew Wigdor

Howard’s Hope is a Murfreesboro-based charity founded in 2014 by two parents, Steve and Stacy Reeves ...

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Murfreesboro City Council, MTSU discuss plans for 'one stop shop' to help city's homeless

Murfreesboro City Council, MTSU discuss plans for 'one stop shop' to help city's homeless

By: Brinley Hineman

After being ranked the 10th fastest growing city in the country, Murfreesboro officials have decided ...

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Spanish-speaking renters in South Nashville unionize to fight for their rights

Spanish-speaking renters in South Nashville unionize to fight for their rights

By: Amelia Ferrell Knisely

Los contratos de arrendamiento. Apartment leases in Spanish – it’s been the request of hundreds of r ...

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Putting it all together

Putting it all together

By: Vicky B.

Having sold the paper for a little more than two years now and writing for it, I wanted to see how t ...

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Norma relies on her faithful customers as she raises her granddaughter

Norma relies on her faithful customers as she raises her granddaughter

By: Layla Shahmohammadi

If you know Norma, you know how much her granddaughter Avani means to her. And if you don’t, make su ...

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Vendor Moose: 'God told me to be a homeless advocate'

Vendor Moose: 'God told me to be a homeless advocate'

By: Layla Shahmohammadi

Over 20 years ago, Gary E., more commonly known as "Moose," moved to Nashville from East Tennessee t ...

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The Little Pantry

The Little Pantry

By: Mary B.

All around Nashville you can find places that give out food boxes. These food boxes are to help peop ...

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