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EDITORIAL: Time for Commissioner Bowles to resign

Tue, 04/23/2013 - 23:03
There is a time for community patience, kindness and forgiveness.

COLUMN: Beware the American prom

Tue, 04/23/2013 - 22:42
Proms sure have gotten expensive these days.

COLUMN: Resolute, but with an asterisk

Tue, 04/23/2013 - 22:34
The nation demonstrated again last week how resolute it can be when threatened by murderous terrorists — and how helpless when ordered to heel by smug lobbyists for the gun industry.

LETTER: Loud firework at festival not a funny prank

Tue, 04/23/2013 - 21:40
During the festival on Franklin Street, at around 8 p.m., someone threw one of those snaps that you buy from a firework store on the ground, and it made a loud pop.

CARTOON: Kim Jong Un and Rodman

Tue, 04/23/2013 - 18:39

Affordable Housing Resources seventh in national ranking

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 02:57
Affordable Housing Resources, Inc., which serves Middle Tennessee, is the seventh most effective organization in the nation at preserving homeownership according to a just-released national ranking.

EDITORIAL: Our cheers to you from us

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 02:52
CHEERS to South Coffee Company owner and military veteran Grant Thompson, who organized a downtown cleanup effort — 'Operation Volunteer' — in advance of Rivers & Spires.

Early Tennessee tax lists now online

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 01:04
April 15 can be a taxing day for all of us living in modern times, but our ancestors didn't have it much easier.

Prepare for ticks in order to prevent illness

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 00:48
After a record-setting number of Rocky Mountain spotted fever cases in the state last year, almost 700, the Tennessee Department of Health is reminding residents and visitors to start thinking now about prevention of tick bites.

USA Today founder Neuharth dies in Florida at 89

Sat, 04/20/2013 - 00:11
Critics dubbed USA Today 'McPaper' when it debuted in 1982, and they accused its founder, Al Neuharth, of dumbing down American journalism with its easy-to-read articles and bright graphics.

CARTOON: Good always wins

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 22:51

COLUMN: To Boston, with love

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 22:43
Boston is tough and sentimental, working class and wealthy, warm and reserved, restrained and boisterous, very new and very old.

CARTOON: Gun control bill

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 21:53

COLUMN: The governor, the soul mate and ... The End

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 21:25
As the reporter said to the novelist: Why bother to make stuff up?

Hansel and Gretel are bewitched, opera-style

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 04:29
In 1980, a young Austin Peay State University music student named Lisa Conklin-Bishop performed the part of Hansel in the University's staging of German composer Engelbert Humperdinck's famous opera, 'Hansel and Gretel.'

Police: 5 to 15 people killed in Texas explosion

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 10:27
WEST, Texas (AP) — Rescue workers searched rubble that witnesses compared to a war zone early Thursday for survivors of a fertilizer plant explosion in a small Texas town that killed as many as 15 people and injured more than 160 others.

LETTER: Donation will be made for a 'Fall For A Cure'

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 02:05
Kudos to Mayor Kim McMillan and Council Member Joel Wallace for their sky dive to 'Fall For A Cure.' What a great idea to raise funds for multiple sclerosis.

LETTER: Lines from a poem sum up situation

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:33
In response to Michael Flood's budget common sense letter to the editor. When my father died, I found a newspaper clipping that he had carried in his wallet since he returned from his tour in Vietnam.

EDITORIAL: Heroes step up in crisis

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:12
On Patriots' Day, disaster led to heroism.

CARTOON: Boston's strength

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:51