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Missouri prison healthcare contract won by company accused of bid-rigging in Tennessee

The long-time contractor for medical services in Missouri’s prisons is protesting the state’s decision to award the business to a company that will charge...
Shelia Simpkins, manager of the residential program at Thistle Farms in Nashville and a survivor of hu

Nashville’s one-of-a-kind human trafficking court gains momentum after difficult year

Grant-funded government programs do not typically survive the kinds of challenges that Cherished Hearts, Nashville’s unique intervention court aimed at helping human trafficking suvivors,...
From left, MarVelous Brown, Larry Jenkins and Marcus Chandler with the band "Brassville." (Photo: John Partipilo)

Tennesseans celebrate Juneteenth

Tennesseans didn't wait on President Joe Biden's Thursday proclamation making Juneteenth a federal holiday to begin organizing celebrations marking the occasion. In the Nashville...
The Mutabazi family outside their Nashville home. (Photo: John Partipilo)

Settled into new homes, refugees in US say they are working for a better...

Violence, persecution and wars amid a global pandemic added to the growing number of displaced persons around the world last year. The United Nations reports...
Tennessee State Capitol (Photo: John Partipilo)

Gardenhire: Unaccompanied children came to Tennessee before Trump left office

Republican state Sen. Todd Gardenhire cast doubt Friday on whether the Baptiste Group could get a fair hearing before a legislative group studying the...

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