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Bucs' Smithey scores at will

There is something maddeningly ephemeral about Levi Smithey

Scarabs' defense bugs USN in upset win

Let the madness begin. It More

City Confidential

Angela Bevens, she means what she quotes. They say you can tell a lot about a person by looking at her signature. To understand more about Angela Bevens, public relations officer at Fisk University, glance above the name she signs on most of her communications: More

City Picks

Here are the headlines in today's City Picks: Kroger offers health screenings, One hot night at Western Beat and Superstars sneak in at the Bluebird.

Precious Bryant sings of poverty and passion

MUSIC CITY MUSE - CD review of Precious Bryant's 'Fool Me Good'. More

Parenting 101: a primer for frayed nerves caused by children

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Riders in the Sky continue championing cause of western country music

Fans of Riders in the Sky, the consistently enjoyable troupe that

Follow the colors of the food rainbow

Lately, the more we read, the more we see that our mothers weren

Hilleary, Henry appear at Rutherford GOP dinner

Making it official after eight months of running, U.S. Rep. Van Hilleary announced to Rutherford County Republicans Monday night he is seeking the GOP nomination for governor in the August primary. He ran into Jim Henry, the former Tennessee state representative who officially beat Hilleary to the "formal announcement" stage, even though he started half a year later. More

Donelson residents oppose group home

Roughly 200 members of Stanford Estates in Donelson met with State Rep. Ben West (D-Nashville), State Department of Mental Health officials and Councilman Bruce Stanley to discuss problems with a group home that opened in the neighborhood a few months ago. Complaints run from the home being a business in a residential neighborhood, to added noise and traffic at late hours, parking problems, decreased property values and the home being too close to a Civitan girls softball league field, and the seemingly unequal distribution of group homes in Davidson County. More

Death Notice

The City Paper publishes death notices of individuals from the Nashville area. Whenever possible, we will continue to publish the notice until the date of burial. Funeral home directors may contact The City Paper at 298-9833 to place notices and for our policies regarding placement.

A daughter begins to bloom on her 12th birthday

As I walk to the mailbox, I pass daffodils on the brink of showing their colors, crocus already in bloom and hyacinths trying, but not succeeding, at holding back their emergence from the earth. I talk to them.

Belle Meade studies City Hall expansion

The City of Belle Meade is in the early stages of planning an overhaul of the City Hall. More

News Briefs

Here are the headlines in today's News Briefs: Garcia, Johnson to brief community, Winterfest features live, silent auction and Ruth to present architecture lecture. More

Credit union aided by MBA students

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Gilmore seeks moratorium on Tennessee executions

Metro Councilwoman Brenda Gilmore predicts her resolution involving a proposed moratorium on state executions could draw some opposition at tonight

Group selected to oversee public access television

An influential group of Nashville citizens has been named to oversee public access educational programming in Davidson County. And the group will likely be working with major institutions such as the Nashville Zoo and the Cumberland Science Museum to produce local educational access TV. More

Bush drug plan marks shift in Republican arena

Although it is being downplayed in some circles for philosophical and political reasons, the Bush administration

Why do we say 'reform' when we just mean 'change'?

Reformers have an unfair advantage: the word "reform." For example, this week the House of Representatives passed the Shays-Meehan campaign finance "reform." I put those quotation marks around reform because I think the legislation makes things worse, not better. You see, according to my dictionary, reform means "to improve by alteration." More

Map system would aid, greet tourists

Tourists arriving in Nashville by car may be greeted by welcome map billboards to help them get around the city. A resolution to be introduced at tonight More