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Steve Martin on Radio WRVU

After a stand-up appearance at Vanderbilt University in 1973, Steve Martin appeared on campus radio at 1:00 a.m. taking random phone calls.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Video: Micro-organs to shape the future of personalized medicine

Researchers at Vanderbilt University are developing an artificial liver as part of a larger system of synthetic organs being built to test drugs.

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Business Journal

Nashville landlords to renters: More money, please

Elliston 23 is expected to set a new per-unit record for a Nashville-area apartment sale.

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The Daily News Journal

Police: Murfreesboro driver kills pedestrian in Nashville

The driver who struck and killed a pedestrian on Harding Place at the Interstate 24 East entrance ramp Wednesday night is a Murfreesboro native, according to a media release.

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Related Topix: Murfreesboro, TN, Nashville, TN

Greenwich Citizen

News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

State lawmakers concluded a session Thursday in which they approved measures to allow folks to buy wine in grocery stores, fight methamphetamine production and give high school graduates free tuition at community colleges.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, US News, Nashville, TN, ATF

Bradenton.com

Manatee docs and nurses are like rock stars at Champions of Healthcare Awards

He wasn't at a concert or a sports event. Instead, he was part of a crowd of 323 at an awards ceremony for Manatee County health care professionals.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Manatee County, FL, Lakewood Ranch, FL, Oncology, Palmetto, FL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WKRN

Child, several others injured in Nashville shootings

Authorities told News 2 the first shooting happened at 8:40 p.m. in the 1300 block of 14th Ave South.

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Related Topix: Williamson County, TN

Crosswalk

"Good" Friday

Crosswalk.com aims to offer the most compelling biblically-based content to Christians on their walk with Jesus .

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

The Leaf-Chronicle

APSU Professor Crow to compete in National Vocal Competition

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. Karen Crow, Austin Peay State University adjunct professor of voice, has been chosen to represent the Mid-South Region in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Award competition at the associations upcoming National Conference in Boston this July.

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Related Topix: Clarksville, TN, Austin Peay State University, Nashville, TN

Hattiesburg American

Voicing their concerns: Carey music students learn about throat ailments

It was quite the scare. William Carey University sophomore Emma Oberdick was studying opera in Italy last summer, when she came down with a flu-like bug and temporarily lost that most fragile instrument: her voice.

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Related Topix: Puccini, Opera, Medicine, Nursing

WTVF Nashville

1 Dead, 3 Injured In Explosion At Hickman County Plant

McEWEN, Tenn. Investigators will be back on the scene Thursday at a plant in McEwen where one person was killed and three others were injured in an explosion.

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Related Topix: Explosion, McEwen, TN, Hickman County, TN, US News, ATF

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

One dead, three injured in blast at Tennessee ammu...

One person has died and three others were injured on Wednesday after an explosion at an ammunition plant in central Tennessee that touched off small brush fires nearby, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Explosion, McEwen, TN

KFVS12

1 killed, 3 injured in explosion at McEwen ammo plant

One person was killed and three others were injured in an explosion at a factory that makes ammunition near the Hickman-Humphreys county lines.

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Related Topix: Explosion, McEwen, TN, Humphreys County, TN

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WHTC

One dead, three injured in blast at Tennessee ammu...

One person has died and three others were injured on Wednesday after an explosion at an ammunition plant in central Tennessee that touched off small brush fires nearby, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Explosion, McEwen, TN

KFVS12

1 killed, 3 injured in explosion at McEwen ammo plant

One person was killed and three others were injured in an explosion at a factory that makes ammunition near the Hickman-Humphreys county lines.

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Related Topix: Explosion, McEwen, TN, Humphreys County, TN

EurekAlert!

Vanderbilt researchers discover how intestinal cells build nutrient-absorbing surface

Thousands of finger-like projections form a 'brush border' on the surfaces of cultured epithelial cells.

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Newswise

Gregory Barnes Named Director of UofL Autism Center

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Gregory Barnes, M.D., Ph.D., is the inaugural permanent director of the University of Louisville Autism Center.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, University of Louisville, Genetics, Medicine, Duke University, University of Kentucky

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Newswise

Tennessee, Vanderbilt Launch Novel Autism Intervention Program

Newswise - Vanderbilt University's Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders and the Tennessee Department of Education are partnering to bring a novel intervention program to families of young children with autism in Middle Tennessee.

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Williamson Herald

Andy Warhol's Flowers exhibition opens at Cheekwood this summer

This summer, Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art will host an exhibition entitled Andy Warhol's Flowers, featuring nearly a dozen screen prints from the original Flowers series as well as paintings, studio photographs, and the artist's audacious floral proposal for the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Policy Digest

Teacher Effectiveness and Student Achievement

We need to get rid of bad teachers and reward and keep the good ones, says Eric Hanushek, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.

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