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MNPS recommends four new charters for school board approval

District reports 3 of 4 recommended operators have established track record of running other schools More

'City Paper' Interview: Dean on transit

Mayor, advisers sit down for discussion of bus rapid transit, what he calls city’s top priority after education More

Metro stays out of symphony dispute

Look at symphony finances through public tax documents shows declining situation More

State civic, business leaders push immigration reform

At a press conference on Thursday, a coalition said that the so-called "Gang of Eight" legislation currently before the U.S. Senate would benefit Tennessee. More

Maidens faces additional charges of evidence tampering, child neglect

Randolph Maidens plans to plead not guilty at arraignment is set for June 25 More

Speakers seek review of no-bid outsourcing deal by Haslam admin

Haslam administration initially hired Jones Lang LaSalle for $1M contract to consult on office space issues More

Southern Baptist conference center sold for a dollar

Trustees agree to sell troubled 2,400-acre Glorieta Conference Center to new nonprofit corporation More

Police arrest two men headed to Bonnaroo for allegedly possessing cache of drugs

Officers say they found 10 grams of cocaine, 207.5 grams of pot, 49.3 grams of mushrooms, various pills   More

Judge says state officials violated Occupy protesters' rights

Aleta Trauger issues 45-page opinion lambasting officials actions during 2011 Occupy Nashville arrests More

Burns Phillips named new Tenn. labor commissioner

Haslam says Phillips is good fit because he has 'both public and private sector experience' More

Hot and humid weather bears down on Tennessee

Forecasters urge Tennesseans to stay hydrated, try to keep out of sun, take frequent breaks if working outside More

Southern Baptists call for ouster of Boy Scouts leaders over admitting gays

While resolution doesn't recommend Baptists drop ties with Scouts, it expresses support for those that do More

Council funds BRT start, $300M capital improvement budget

MTA's Ballard tells council approving funds would show feds Nashville is serious about transit More

EEOC sues over criminal background checks at Dollar General

Agency alleges practice discriminates against African-Americans, who have higher arrest, conviction rates More

MNPS school board OKs $746M budget, hints at balanced year

The 81,000-student district spending plan makes room for extra 1,600 students expected to join next year More

Southern Baptists re-elect first black president

Delegates request task force to look into alternatives to Scouts, now that Scouts have agreed to allow gays More

May revenues climb to $31.5M more than state budgeted

Finance commissioner says sales tax rebounded with sales of building materials and new automobiles More

Father Ryan sues companies over alleged defective synthetic turf on football field

Suit claims company supplying turf received complaints from customers during construction More

Weekly Obsession: A fake conservative vs. local school boards

Williamson Co. geography textbook draws attention suggesting Israeli-Palestinian conflict is complicated   More

Belmont's law school gets initial OK from American Bar

School must be provisionally accredited for at least two years before applying for full accreditation   More