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City Picks

Here are the headlines in today's City Picks: Things that go Badabing Badaboom, Abby Burke plays F. Scott's tonight and Listening mostly to John at Radio Cafe'.

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Death Notices

Expanded MTA bus service targets low-income workers

Supporters and partners of a transportation program that will expand MTA services and allow for low-income workers to have better job access, met Monday at the MTA Clement Landport, to kick off the new service. More

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Thermal Board to select Mitchell as new GM

The Nashville Thermal Transfer Corp. Board is expected to name today Floyd Mitchell as the new general manager of the downtown garbage-to-energy plant. Mitchell, a five-year Thermal employee and currently the operations superintendent of the facility, will replace Roger Beckham, who will retire Sept. 30 after an 18-year career with the plant. More

Free league benefits inner-city kids

Backfield in Motion, a non-profit organization, is the brainchild of Nashville native Joe Davis, who wanted to provide an athletic and academic venue for inner-city children by offering a free football league

Scholarship to honor Seigenthaler

A $2 million gift to Vanderbilt University from the Freedom Forum will benefit students of color at Vanderbilt for years to come in the name of former Tennessean Editor and Publisher John Seigenthaler. More

RB Perkins gone

According to Vanderbilt associate director for communications Rod Williamson, running back Ray Perkins is no longer a member of the Commodore football team. More

Rolle, agent still leveraging in contract negotiations

Tennessee Titans coach Jeff Fisher expects him to be here. General manager Floyd Reese said nothing is accomplished by him not being here. Even Samari Rolle himself prefers to be here. The only question that remains is will Rolle be there when roll is taken today at Baptist Sports Park. More

Marlin family reigns at Speedway again

On a night when new blood was positioned to enter the record books, Middle Tennessee

Kearse now ready to rock from the right side

Think about this for a moment: Jevon Kearse has accumulated 26 sacks in two seasons at defensive end, playing the position the wrong way. Now, he is going to play it the right way, and both he and the Titans coaching staff are eagerly awaiting the results. More

Va. Beach press conference impacts Metros

A 10 a.m. EDT press conference today in Virginia Beach, Va., will signal the return of A-League professional soccer to the Hampton Roads community with league rights acquired from a transfer sale negotiated with the Nashville Metros ownership, THE CITY PAPER has learned. More

TWRA stocking lakes with Florida bass

Hopefully, some 875,000 Florida bass will be stocked into Chickamauga Lake to enhance the bass fishery, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. If I recall correctly, TWRA stocked Florida bass in Kentucky Lake a few years ago, however, nothing has been reported on the success of the stocking as yet. More

How many ways can you buy happiness?

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MTSU dangerous for VU

Vanderbilt coach Woody Widenhofer held his first press conference of the 2001 season Monday, emphasizing the challenges MTSU will present in both teams

News Briefs

Here are just a few of the headlines in today's News Briefs: Fisk names council members, Clement hosts town meetings and Predators Express stops in Bellevue. More

Mayor's Youth Council taking applications for 2001

The Mayor

Tennesseans could provide a powerful example

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), a 1933 product of the FDR years, built hydroelectric dams that stand as modernist testaments to the idealism of the New Deal. However, today with energy demand having outpaced the capacity of these dams, TVA relies upon coal-fired power plants for most of its electricity generation. More

Jurors did the inconceivable; they punished the guilty

It now turns out the same people who are hysterical about the possibility of executing the innocent are also hysterical about the idea of executing the guilty. Unless you are zealously opposed to capital punishment in all cases (except a baby sleeping peacefully in its mother's womb), death row inmate Napoleon Beazley deserves the death penalty. More