‘14,000 attempts.’ Balky technology, expiring benefits worry workers, state leaders.

Congress is continuing to squabble over whether to extend a federal supplement to unemployment insurance and if they do, by how much. But as they argue over whether to continue the supplement at $600 a...
BRISTOL, TENNESSEE - JULY 15: Tennessee Governor Bill Lee gives the command to start engines prior to the NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on July 15, 2020 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

Commentary: A guy named Bill

When I was growing up in Franklin, there was this guy, a few years older than me, who I sure looked up to. His name was Bill. He was a paragon: Smart. Nice-looking. Excelled at everything...
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Nashville targets outreach efforts to Hispanic community

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Nashville, Hispanics still make up 19.9% of positive cases.   As of July 28, Nashville had 20,928 confirmed cases, with 189 active hospitalizations that have left ICU centers at...

The New Normal – Part 7: Very few visitors at the Frist

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered virtually every aspect of life and created a new normal for Nashville residents. To capture the ways life has changed, award-winning photographer John Partipilo spent several weeks in the community...
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US House passes package to rescue child care industry

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House stepped in Wednesday to try to rescue the nation’s child care system from collapse under the weight of the pandemic. The chamber approved a pair of bills that backers say...
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Part 6: To-go orders increase at Five Agaves restaurant in Old Hickory

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered virtually every aspect of life and created a new normal for Nashville residents. To capture the ways life has changed, award-winning photographer John Partipilo spent several weeks in the community...

A snapshot of July’s rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in Nashville by zip code

Densely populated neighborhoods in South Nashville, Madison and Nashville's downtown core continue to see the largest number of COVID-19 positive cases, but case counts have sharply increased in other parts of the city as...
Rendering of Smith Springs Elementary School. (Photo: Facebook)

Two MNPS staffers test positive, 18 quarantine after planning session

Metro Nashville Public Schools got a foretaste of what could happen if and when in-person learning returns this fall when two staffers tested positive for COVID-19 and 18 staffers were forced to quarantine following...
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Clarksville challenger targets veterans in race against incumbent Powers

State Sen. Bill Powers, R-Clarksville, has been representing state senate District 22 for just over a year, but he’s got  opposition from fellow conservative Doug Englen, who is mounting a case for change. Powers...
Marty Irby and Rep. Steve Cohen in 2019 at a Capitol Hill press conference on soring and the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act. Photo Credit: Animal Wellness Action

Tennessee Walking Horse legislation advances

Legislation to further boost the effort to protect Tennessee Walking horses took another step forward as Amendment 38, sponsored by U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen, D-TN, won bipartisan support Friday in Congress as an amendment...

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