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Sounds, Figueroa on different kids of streaks

After having a season-best 18-game hitting streak snapped Saturday night, Figueroa responded with a season-high five-hit performance in the Sounds' come-from-behind 7-6 Pacific Coast League baseball triumph Sunday night at Fresno. More

Competition stiff for CB position

The ranks may be thinning out at cornerback, but the competition is not. Despite the broken toe suffered by Andre Dyson and the nagging hurts that have plagued Donald Mitchell and Michael Booker in recent days, the competition has only just begun, as the Tennessee Titans open the preseason Saturday against the Chicago Bears. More

Columbia man caught red-handed by DNA test

According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Richard Flatt of Columbia recently pleaded guilty to killing a wild hen turkey during the spring hunting season, an act he committed without any witnesses, but an action that penalized him $712 in court costs and fines More

Good news for Rochelle

Sen. Bob Rochelle (D-Lebanon), who earlier announced that he had been diagnosed with Parkinson

Tax demonstrators squaring off on veto

Demonstrators on both sides of the tax reform issue were expected to greet members of the 102nd General Assembly at noon today when the legislature reconvenes to attempt to override a gubernatorial veto. More

Prep players, coaches take heat precautions

Football season is almost upon us but the players have been at it for months, learning the plays and practicing

Record in reach for Buford

Fifty-four down, one to go. Those are the relevant numbers as Joe Buford closed to within one victory of tying Darrell Waltrip on Nashville Speedway More

Whether I'm at work or play, I gotta be me, and nobody else

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Death Notices

Metro's roads get a grade

When repaving projects like the one currently under way in Green Hills begin, the work to be done is determined by a computer-based, comprehensive pavement management system.

Local News Briefs

Here are the headlines in today's Local News Briefs: Gore, Alexander host workshop, Red Cross needs blood donors, Drivers' course offered to seniors and Health groups plan plaza rally.

Council to consider two ethics bills tonight

Metro Councilman-at-Large Chris Ferrell says he is unsure what degree of support his two bills involving Council ethics, both of which are up for second reading tonight, will receive. More

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A child porn conviction ought to lead to lack of privacy

Convicted child pornographer Brian Dalton was charged with pandering child pornography on the basis of his private writings in a personal journal in his home. He pled guilty, which normally precludes appeal and may prevent me from collecting on my bets. More

An open letter to the legislators of Tennessee

We all learned in civics class that in Tennessee More

Yoakam rambles into the Ryman

With his jeans fitting tighter than a boa constrictor around a mouse and his guitar twanging furiously away, Dwight Yoakam appears tonight at the Ryman Auditorium. More

Guitarist Erik Halbig impeccably balances various styles

MUSIC CITY MUSE - Reviews on Erik Halbig, Hayseed Dixie and Gillian Welch.

Sources report officers pass lie detector tests

Lie detector tests reportedly support two Metro police officers

City Confidential

Craig Owensby, Mouth for the media More

City Picks

Here are the headlines in today's City Picks: Fight crime, have fun, Davis-Kidd supports YMCA, See 'Live from the Bluebird' and Steve Gartner releases CD. More