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3000 Miles to Graceland and The Caveman More

New television season can't arrive quickly enough

It seems the new television season arrives later and later each year, and concludes much earlier. New programs aren

Chef's choice

All hail Caesar. It

Weekly Reminder

AUGUST 20 - 24, - Losing light: Every day until October we More

Sometimes, your wife may be your best inspiration

One of the things that I have found most endearing about her of late is the way she looks at herself in the mirror after she returns from the gym. She More

City Picks

Here are the headlines in today's City Picks: OPENing up to the public and David Byrne plays at the Mother Church. More

Laying out Labor Day tabletops

This Labor Day, why not tweak tradition a bit? Yes, I know that Aunt Tillie absolutely must serve her deviled eggs in her special deviled egg tray. And Cousin Nick will man the grill, fervently churning out hamburgers and hot dogs whether you want them or not. But there are plenty of ways to decorate that will set your party apart. More

Death Notices

'Tennessean' blocks access to archives

The Tennessean has shut down its archives, except for limited use, in reaction to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling involving The New York Times and the copyright infringement of freelance writers. Those now looking for information on the paper

Metro educator named superintendent in N.H.

Former Metro Director of High Schools Jim Turbeville has been hired as superintendent of schools for the Raymond school district in Raymond, N.H. Turbeville was selected from more than 70 candidates. More

MDHA awards college scholarships to five

It was a day when dreams came true at MDHA

So exactly what did you say you did for a living?

Some days my head is sore from changing hats so many times. I often go from just being me in the morning to marching through the day as a newspaper columnist, a mother, a songwriter, a grandmother, a novelist, an event company CEO, a landlord, and a community activist. What

Ashcroft recognizes Vanderbilt program

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded more than $360,000 to Vanderbilt University to combat violence against women on campus. Attorney General John Ashcroft made a personal appearance yesterday at Vanderbilt More

Two arrested, charged in Joy Circle fire bombings

A Madison resident has been arrested by special agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) Nashville Field Office and Taskforce Agents of the ATF/Metro Crime Gun Unit in connection with three Joy Circle arsons over four days earlier this year. More

Redistricting plan receives approval

The Metro Planning Commission voted unanimously yesterday to approve a Metro Council redistricting plan that will leave the Joelton community intact and allow for seven minority majority districts. More

At least our budget woes haven't become litigious

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Think globally and act locally against racism

In less than two weeks, the World Conference Against Racism will be held in South Africa. If you read mainstream newspapers you might conclude that the only two issues on the agenda are Zionism as racism and reparations to African descendants for the trans-Atlantic slave trade. More

What Bush is learning through his on-the-job training

George W. Bush is learning how to be president, and his decision to allow limited federal support for stem-cell research is a prime example of his education. By all accounts, Bush took the issue very seriously, consulted a large number of viewpoints and came to a thoughtful conclusion: Federal funds can underwrite research on existing cell lines, but not on new lines that involve destruction of additional human embryos. More

Parents, kids celebrate at First Day Festival

Thousands upon thousands of parents, teachers and excited kids packed the Gaylord Entertainment Center Thursday to join in the celebration of the first day of school with Mayor Bill Purcell

'The Princess Diaries' and 'Osmosis Jones': a kids' coup

Back To Class - Parents seeking films with more traditional messages that still retain enough contemporary flair to hold the attention of today