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Metro health board approves revised plan to share limited COVID patient data with first...

A temporary plan approved by the Metro Board of Health on Thursday will allow first responders to access information on individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 under highly proscribed circumstances. The Metro Public Health...
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Nashville Mayor John Cooper: Chief Anderson’s last day is Thursday

Nashville Mayor John Cooper drastically moved up the planned retirement of Police Chief Steve Anderson, announcing Thursday will be Anderson’s last day on the job, following the arrest of a homeless Black man for...
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Staff, children recovering after COVID outbreak at Nashville juvenile detention center

Eleven children and eight staff members tested positive for COVID-19 at the Davidson County Juvenile Detention Center in June. All have since recovered. The east Nashville facility is one of five juvenile detention centers around...

Students work to better Black history and slavery education in TN

When Mariah Toennies was temporarily on crutches and sitting out of gym class, she said she was able to speak with her teacher at Nolensville High School a little more than usual. During one...
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Commentary: Actions of Broadway bars affect music industry

(Editor's note: On July 20th Chelsea Crowell started a petition calling for the closure of bars on Nashville's Lower Broadway strip in response to a viral video taken by Leslee Mitchell of the maskless...
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Top Homeland Security official vows federal agents ‘will not back away’ from violent protest

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s number two at the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday defended federal law enforcement officers’ intervention in protests in Portland, Oregon, and other cities this summer. Characterizing some of the...
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Lack of internet access puts ‘distance learning’ out of reach for many Tennessee children

NOTE: Story has been updated with comments from state Sen. Janice Bowling, R-Tullahoma. In Chester County, located about 90 miles east of Memphis, parents of public school students have until Wednesday to decide on virtual...

Nashville restaurants and bars account for few confirmed COVID-19 cases

Since the COVID-19 pandemic smashed into Nashville in March, the city’s restaurants and bars have been restricted to only to-go orders and had their dining room capacities limited. Restaurants and bars have been forced to...
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Commentary: Vocabulary words work as political drugs

Sometimes it takes a sharp mind and large vocabulary to distinguish between actual obscure and erudite words (useful for Scrabble and standardized tests) and the invented brand names for new pharmaceuticals being flogged in...
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Living conditions at Tennessee drive-through safari raise red flags

On any given day at the Tennessee Safari Park in Alamo, visitors in vehicles line the gravel driveway for several hundred yards, snaking past the entrance, down the road, and doubling back again to...

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