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  1. World Cafe Nashville: Sun SeekerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | National Public Radio

    Sun Seeker's debut EP, Biddeford , comes out July 14. Angelina Costillo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption If you stumble into the right basement in Nashville, Tenn., you will hear some of the most inventive and lovely psychedelic rock being made just about anywhere. Sun Seeker is one of Music City's freshest new rock bands.

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  2. World Cafe Nashville: Daddy IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | National Public Radio

    Daddy Issues formed out of friendship in 2014 and has become one of Nashville's most exciting punk bands. Guitarist Jenna Moynihan, bassist Jenna Mitchell and drummer Emily Maxwell all came to the city to attend Belmont University and met through its thriving DIY scene.

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  3. The Call-In: The High Cost Of Summer Child CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | National Public Radio

    NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with single mom Deborah Lederman of Nashville, Tenn., about the high cost of summer camp.

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  4. Jason Isbell Forges His Own 'Nashville Sound'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Jason Isbell's new album with the 400 Unit, The Nashville Sound , is named after the unique 1960s production style Chet Atkins helped craft in Nashville's RCA Studio A. Jason Isbell may not have his own key to Nashville's beloved RCA Studio A, but he is someone who can head in by the back door, warmly greeted by an engineer. That Isbell seems to have the run of the place isn't surprising: After all, this was where the guitar-slinging singer-songwriter and his band, The 400 Unit, crafted a brand-new album that also pays tribute to this space.

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  5. Nashville Goes Nuts For Hockey And The PredatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | National Public Radio

    A decade ago, the NHL's experiment with hockey in Nashville, Tenn., was in trouble.

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  6. The Idea Was To Keep Kids Safe After School. Now They're Chess ChampionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | National Public Radio

    When Ted Komada started teaching 14 years ago, he says he didn't know how to manage a classroom and was struggling to connect with students. He noticed a couple of days after school that a group of kids would get together to play chess.

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  7. Get To Know The 'String-Band Pop' Of Nashville's Front CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | National Public Radio

    One day in late February, the five members of Front Country were warming up for their record release show at the renowned bluegrass club the Station Inn, in their new home base of Nashville, Tenn. They'd never played most of these songs live before.

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  8. Health Care Plan Championed By Trump Hurts Counties That Voted For HimRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | National Public Radio

    The Affordable Care Act replacement plan championed by President Trump would hurt low-income people in rural areas that voted heavily for the Republican last fall, according to an NPR analysis of data on proposed subsidy changes from the Kaiser Family Foundation . The new changes in tax credits and subsidies for older Americans are a big reason many Republicans are hesitant to get behind the American Health Care Act, which is set for a vote in the House on Thursday.

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  9. GOP Health Plan Has Its Own Financial Stick To Prod People To Buy InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | National Public Radio

    The Affordable Care Act's tax penalty for people who opt out of health insurance is one of the most loathed parts of the law, so it is no surprise that Republicans are keen to abolish it. But the penalty, also called the individual mandate , plays a vital function: nudging healthy people into the insurance markets, where their premiums help pay for the cost of care for the sick.

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  10. The New Rulings Against Trump's Travel Ban: What Was Blocked And WhyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | National Public Radio

    A person enters the U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, Md., on Wednesday. A judge there imposed a preliminary injunction blocking part of President Trump's new travel ban from going into effect.

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  11. Trump Blasts Court's Travel Ban Block: 'This Ruling Makes Us Look Weak'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | National Public Radio

    President Trump blasted a federal judge's decision to temporarily halt his revised travel ban on Wednesday night, telling a campaign rally in Nashville, Tenn., that he wished he had stood his ground and fought for his original, much stricter executive order. "The order he blocked was a watered-down version of the first order that was also blocked by another judge and should have never been blocked to start with," Trump said, referring to the decision earlier in the day by U.S. District Court Judge Derrick K. Watson.

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  12. World Cafe Nashville: Marty StuartRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Marty Stuart is a walking, talking, singing, guitar-slinging repository of American popular music. The multiple-Grammy winner has had a long and storied career rooted in country music, but spanning everything from honky-tonk to "hillbilly rock" and from Southern gospel and blues to Native American balladry.

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  13. World Cafe Nashville: Nora Jane Struthers And Korby LenkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Nora Jane Struthers and Korby Lenker wrote "Let's Just Have Supper" in the spirit of bringing people with opposing viewpoints together. This tense political moment has already inspired plenty of topical songs - some broad enough to support a rather elastic message , others more bold-faced and barbed .

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  14. John Lewis' Graphic Novel Wins 4 American Library Association AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | National Public Radio

    Rep. John Lewis stands in the Civil Rights Room in the Nashville Public Library in Nashville, Tenn. The American Library Association announced Monday that the Georgia Democrat received four prizes Monday for March: Book Three , the last of a graphic trilogy about his civil rights activism and winner last fall of a National Book Award.

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  15. Reports: Trump Picks Fast Food Executive Andrew Puzder As Labor SecretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | National Public Radio

    Andrew Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurants, exits after his meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump International Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., last month. President-elect Donald Trump has chosen fast-food restaurant CEO Andy Puzder as his Secretary of Labor, according to multiple news outlets.

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  16. A Reboot For Wheelchair That Can Stand Up And Climb StairsRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2016 | National Public Radio

    Gary Linfoot was paralyzed by a helicopter crash in Iraq. He's one of the few veterans still using an iBOT, which allows him to rise up to eye level using Segway-style balancing technology.

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