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Widenhofer's seat gets hotter

Greg Zolman broke the Vanderbilt career passing yardage record Saturday night. Nobody cares. Lew Thomas broke more tackles than Bronko Nagurski on his way to a career night: 27 carries, 173 yards. Lost in the shuffle. None of the individual efforts from Vanderbilt More

Washington gives Vols offensive spark

Yes, Kelley Washington almost single-handledly saved 3-0 Tennessee from a loss to LSU last weekend. But if quarterback Casey Clausen doesn't become more consistent, upsets surely lurk just around the corner. More

Unbeaten Tigers show character

Tennessee State's football team may someday look back on Saturday's 20-14 win over Southeast Missouri State as a watershed moment in the 2001 season. Twenty penalties for 169 yards. Three touchdowns called back with flags and a potential scoring catch ruled out of bounds. An opponent that found ways to move the ball and had a chance in the game's final seconds to upset the 25th-ranked Tigers with first-and-goal at the TSU 1. More

Moro's 'intangibles' keep him on roster

Defenseman Marc Moro's consistent play in the preseason earned him a berth on the Nashville Predators opening day roster. Just how long he keeps that spot is up to him. And no one knows better than Moro how precarious a position in the NHL can be. He has twice spent time with the Predators the past two seasons, the last in January when was back for six games. More

Matthews to set game record against Ravens

No matter what the outcome, the Tennessee Titans

BA loses to McCallie despite 61-yard FG

Jefferson Adcock must think McCallie teaches their defense the art of mind reading. The Brentwood Academy quarterback was picked off five times by the Blue Tornado defense, including two on the goal line, as the Eagles lost for the first time this season, 10-3 on Friday night. Adcock might not have been too far off on his assessment. More

Draft board needs new volunteers

The Selective Service System, the agency that conducts the U.S. draft, is looking for people to serve as board members in Nashville. The search is not in response to the recent terrorist attacks, according to Col. Keith Scragg, region director for the Selective Service System. More

Students harvest Community Garden crops

Sylvan Park Elementary students met with seniors from the Senior Renaissance Center Friday at the Sylvan Park Community Garden to harvest what they planted last spring. More

Design Center proposes bridge color schemes

The Nashville Civic Design Center is recommending an idea to the Mayor

Accentuate our heritage; minimize our diversity

Daniel Webster got it right when he said of America, we are

Future widows of America: Write your congressman

The enemy is in this country right now. And any terrorist who is not already here is free to immigrate. Congress has authority to pass a law tomorrow requiring aliens from suspect countries to leave. As far as the Constitution is concerned, aliens, or non-citizens, are here at this country's pleasure. More

New DVDs provide laughs, suspense but little substance

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Chef

A taste of Jamaica, by way of Ohio. Looking at the red beard and fair skin of Granite Falls chef Darwin Cash, the last thing that comes to mind is Jamaica. In fact, he

Classic horror films, music specials highlight this week

Some classic horror films are airing throughout the week on American Movie Classics. These are genuine cinematic treasures as opposed to the wave of teen slasher movies that have so perverted the genre in recent years. There

Flights of fancy found at the flea market

Since we're celebrating the discovery of America on Columbus Day weekend, why not patronize an American tradition: the flea market. It's a positively patriotic thing to do, points out Ron Simmons, president of the National Flea Market Association. "The flea market industry is the birthplace of free enterprise and small entrepreneurs. More

How guilt eats away at you - a Yom Kippur confession

This past Thursday, I celebrated Yom Kippur like most Jews around the world. Yom Kippur is the most important day in the Jewish calendar More

Keep in Minders

Celebrate un-holidays, Almost time to buy a convertible and Cranky about canker sores?, are just a few of the topics in today's Keep in Minders. More

City Picks

Here are the headlines in today's City Picks: Celebrate the first amendment (at the Bluebird Cafe') and The Donnas headline at Exit/In.

A moving experience - Mary Matthews makes senior living a little easier

Mary Matthews says

Madison business rezoning turned down by planners

Despite the fact the Metro Council had passed on two readings a zoning change bill, the Metro Planning Commission yesterday voted to nix the request of a Madison businessman wanting to expand his business. The Metro Planning Department staff has recommended the commission deny the zone change, noting a change would not be in keeping with the subarea plan. More