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News Briefs

Here are the headlines in today's News Briefs: Heart association announces board, Political caucus seeks nominees for 'Good Guys', Vanderbilt wins van Leer award, MTA cuts fares for grades 5-12 and Borders benefit for kids, parents. More

Beloved Brentwood YMCA coach John Ognibene dies

Long-time Brentwood Famly YMCA coach and referee John Ognibene was remembered over the weekend as a man who had a special place in the hearts of the young children he taught over the decades. Ognibene, 59, died Thursday. More

Sunday sipping gets the nod

In a legislative session that was anything but quiet, a piece of legislation that causes a fight every year quietly became law: Establishments that serve liquor by the drink, previously forbidden before noon on Sunday, can now pour customers a drink at 10 a.m. More

Belmont University president passes the plate, collects big

The dust won

Komen foundation funds aid cancer awareness

The local affiliate of The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation has awarded $73,780 to seven Middle Tennessee organization to help fund cancer awareness education, medical care and counseling. More

Twin tower apartments could replace 'eyesore'

Midtown merchants say they are generally in favor of twin tower apartments local attorney Laurence

Doctor with big heart cares for small souls

KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOR - By the time Dr. Thomas Whitworth gets to work each day, his

Last-minute goal gets Metros closer to playoffs

A heavily bandaged Jeff

Entertainment venue caters to Hispanics

A Hispanic version of

Thompson receives full birthday treatment

U.S. Senator Fred Thompson should have known better than to show up for his first Tennessee Titans practice Sunday on his birthday of all days. That More

Cornerback competition heats up

Titans coach Jeff Fisher said last week he preferred to have the starting left cornerback position settled soon

High schools kick off; BA whips Brentwood

If Week 1 was any indication of the next ten weeks of area prep football, then 2001 will be one of the most electrifying seasons on record. A Goliath and a state record fell, two Williamson County schools produced a nail-biting finish, and a pair of area schools won by vastly different means More

Rampage runs rampant

For the first time since 1998, the Kats dressed in white jerseys and white pants at their own request, a color scheme that has been considered bad luck in the past, the Kats didn't have enough lives as they fell 64-42 to the Grand Rapids Rampage here in Van Andel Arena on a gray, rainy Sunday afternoon. A standing room only crowd of 11,217 formed a sea of white and red T-shirts. More

Kats' owner Bloom weighing options

Is heavyweight boxer Evander Holyfield going to put a knockout punch to the future of the Kats in Nashville? The hot rumor around here the past couple of days was that Holyfield, who lives in the Atlanta area, was prepared to buy the team and move it to the Peach State. More

How the Vols stack up vs. SEC

In figuring out where to rank Tennessee

Weight reduction dreams turns deadly

James Shull said he just wanted to

Keeble-designed building at City Cemetery restored

A historic building at Nashville

'Bandits' bag loose change for VU children's hospital

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Embrace the basics for education improvement

Education. It

3000 Miles to Graceland and The Caveman More