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21 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

Appreciation: George Barrett Loved Being A Lawyer

Three summers ago after I finished my second year of law school at the ripe age of 38, I clerked with George Barrett at his firm, then on Second Avenue in a stately, low-lying brick building that was designed, it seemed, only to house attorneys.

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Related Topix: Only, TN, Nashville, TN

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Business Journal

Wine-in-grocery-store advocates obtain required number of signatures

It's official: Davidson County residents will get to vote on a wine-in-grocery-stores referendum this November.

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Related Topix: Goodlettsville, TN

Clarksville Online

Montgomery County Unemployment increases in July

County unemployment rates for July 2014, released today, show the rate increased in 86 counties, decreased in five, and remained the same in four counties.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, TN, Hamilton County, TN, Shelby County, TN

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Business Journal

Hickory Hollow apartment complex sells for $31.9M

A California-based real estate investment firm has bought the Cambridge at Hickory Hollow apartments for just shy of $32 million.

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Nashville Scene

Can cars, bikes and pedestrians share Nashville's roadways...

If you happened to be in Shelby Bottoms on Aug. 3, a breezy Sunday, you might have seen Molly Meinbresse and her friends riding through the park on what appeared to be just another ordinary bike outing.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Deadline To Submit Wine Bill Petitions Nears

So far, some 60 Tennessee cities and municipalities have gotten enough signatures verified for voters to weigh in this fall.

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Related Topix: Only, TN

Columbia Daily Herald

City approves incentives for manufacturer

The former ITW Shippers building at 1203 N. Main St. in Mt. Pleasant was recently sold to Nashville-based RAE Products.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, TN, Nashville, TN, Maury County, TN

WCYB

Gov. Haslam promotes free tuition plan

Gov. Bill Haslam has been visiting several schools throughout the state to promote his free tuition plan.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Deadline Nears For Signing Wine In Grocery Stores Petition

NASHVILLE, Tenn. There is less than three days to go in the push to get wine in grocery stores on the November ballot.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Coolidge Court Woman Charged with 3rd DUI

A Coolidge Court woman is charged with her third DUI. Thirty-seven year old Christie Prater was stopped by Murfreesboro Police Sunday after reportedly driving the wrong way around the downtown square, which is one way.

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Related Topix: Rutherford County, TN

Nashville Scene

We Try Again to Fix Our Domestic Violence Problem

Brian Haas over at the Tennessean has a brief story about the pending arrival of a new domestic violence court here in Davidson County.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Clarksville Online

Clarksville Montgomery County area TDOT Maintenance Work starting August 15th, 2014

The Tennessee Department of Transportation reports that on Friday August 15th through Wednesday August 20th, from 9:00am-3:00pm, , there will be periodic lane closures on I-24 eastbound and westbound, from MM 0 to MM 32 MM , in order to spray guardrails for vegetation control.

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Montgomery County, TN, Sumner County, TN

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Repeat sex offender pleads guilty to distribution of child pornography

Christopher Troy Sullivan, 40, of Joelton, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Nashville to distribution of child pornography, according to David Rivera, U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Joelton, TN, Nashville, TN, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Where is the supervision at DCS youth centers?Where is the...

Just two years after the last death in a juvenile facility run by the Tennessee Department of Children's Services, two teenage boys have committed suicide less than three weeks apart.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Dandridge, TN

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Man arrested for setting woman on fire in Davidson County

A man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly set a woman on fire during an argument at her Davidson County home.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Bluegrass Blog

Bluegrass murals popping up in Nashville

When you travel to Berry Hill in Tennessee, you may walk away unsure if you had visited a city or a neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Berry Hill, TN

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Clarksville Online

TDOT reports Changes Planned for I-65 On-Ramp at Trinity Lane in Davidson County

Tennessee Department of Transportation contract crews plan to adjust the I-65 northbound on-ramp at Trinity Lane in Nashville.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Tennessee gay marriage ban in court this week Six challenges to gay...

Gay couple Matthew Griffin and Raymie Wolfe were denied a marriage license because of state law forbidding same-sex marriages.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Knoxville, TN

Business Journal

Tennessee education ranking outpaces Mid-South neighbors

School officially begins this week in Davidson County, education has been on the minds of parents and the public in the Nashville area for quite some time.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN

Sun Aug 03, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Early voting wraps with record statewide turnoutEarly voting wraps...

Early voting wrapped up in a record-setting way in Tennessee on Saturday. Even before the day's voting totals were submitted from all 95 counties, Early voting wraps with record statewide turnout Early voting wrapped up in a record-setting way in Tennessee on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN

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