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Tennessee Firearms Association Says Gubernatorial Candidates Need to Hear from More Teachers About School Safety

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John Harris, Executive Director of the Tennessee Firearms Association (TFA), says Tennessee’s candidates for Governor need to listen to more teachers before they speak for teachers. Harris was referring to whether teachers who have a carry permit should be allowed to carry on campus in order to protect themselves, their students and…

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Nashville Predators Lose Again: Endorse David Briley for Mayor

Nashville Predators and Acting Mayor David Briley

In a real head-scratcher, the Nashville Predators, long time beneficiaries of millions of dollars in subsidies provided by taxpayers in the state of Tennessee and the Metro Government of Nashville/Davidson County, endorsed Acting Mayor David Briley in the May 24 special election for mayor on Wednesday. The Predators’ organizational decision…

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Nashville Superintendent Could Face the Music For Playing Misogynistic Rap Song

Metro Nashville Schools Director Dr. Shawn Joseph’s love of explicit rap music is hitting a sour in the district. An attorney, Jamie Hollin, told NewsChannel 5 he represents “more than five” principals who attended a recent principals meeting in which Joseph played a portion of the song “Blow the Whistle”…

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Metro Nashville Board of Ethical Conduct to Consider Ethics Complaint Filed Against MDHA’s Jimmy Granbery Over Transit Plan Support Today

UPDATE: 1:00 pm Jimmy Granbery responded to The Tennessee Star’s inquiry about the ethics complaint on Wednesday afternoon. “The complaint had no merit and was dismissed today 5-0 this morning,” Granbery said in an email.   10:20 am This morning at 10:30 am, the Board of Ethical Conduct of the…

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Family of Waffle House Victim Sue Shooter’s Father Citing Negligence

The father of the accused Waffle House mass shooter has been named as a defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed by one of the victim’s families, WKRN reports. News 2 reported it had court documents showing Jeffrey Reinking is facing a civil lawsuit filed by the family…

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Retiring Representative Jimmy Duncan (R-TN-02) Endorses Longtime Friend Jimmy Matlock to Replace Him In Washington

Former State Representative Jimmy Matlock received an enthusiastic endorsement Tuesday from the man he is seeking to replace in the House of Representatives. In a statement released by the Matlock campaign, the 15-term retiring Representative Jimmy Duncan (R-TN-02) said: Jimmy Matlock is one of the finest men I have ever known, and…

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Bird Scooter Company’s Efforts to Wing It Makes Metro Nashville Mad as a Wet Hen

Some are saying that rental scooters in Nashville pose a safety concern following a hit and run crash Sunday. Metro Nashville Police were searching for a black Lexus sedan that allegedly hit and critically injured two Bird scooter riders Sunday at Fifth Avenue North and Union Street, a police press…

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