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METRO TEACHERS MAKE LAST DITCH EFFORT TO MAKE CASE FOR RAISES

  Metro teachers filled Metro Council chambers to make their case for bigger raises and more money for schools. Mayor David Briley’s proposed budget was the focus of a public hearing at Tuesday night’s Metro Council meeting.  The public hearing lasted a little over one hour. The Metro Council must vote on a final budget before…MORE

FORMER TSU ADMISSIONS EMPLOYE INDICTED ON FEDERAL STUDENT AID FRAUD

FORMER TSU ADMISSIONS EMPLOYE INDICTED ON FEDERAL STUDENT AID FRAUD

FORMER TSU ADMISSIONS EMPLOYE INDICTED ON FEDERAL STUDENT AID FRAUD 31 year old Renauld Clayton, A former admissions employee for Tennessee State University has been indicted on multiple charges, including fraud, involving federal student aid payments. Clayton was working in the admissions office when he changed others’ bank account information and began diverting students’ federal…MORE

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (06-05-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (06-05-19)

MALEAH DAVIS’ MOTHER TO FACE CHARGES IN DAUGHTER’S DEATH Houston community activist Quanell X says Maleah Davis’ mother, Brittany Bowens, will face charges in her daughter’s gruesome death. The remains found on Friday were positively identified as Maleha. Her mother’s fiancé, Derion Vence, was arrested on May 11. Quanell said he believes Bowens will face charges because she…MORE

Holiday Inn Express Employee Becomes Meme for Standing Up to Racist White Woman

Holiday Inn Express Employee Becomes Meme for Standing Up to Racist White Woman

Holiday Inn Express Employee Becomes Meme for Standing Up to Racist White Woman A Holiday Inn Express employee in Texas, became an overnight meme on Monday. Craig Brooks recorded himself calmly denying services to a woman who used a slur against him. In the clip, Brooks tells the woman she cannot stay at the hotel…MORE

SPIRIT AIRLINES TO BEGIN NONSTOP FLIGHTS TO AND FROM BNA

SPIRIT AIRLINES TO BEGIN NONSTOP FLIGHTS TO AND FROM BNA

SPIRIT AIRLINES TO BEGIN NONSTOP FLIGHTS TO AND FROM BNA Spirit Airlines announced plans to begin nonstop, daily service between Nashville International Airport and six popular destinations. Known for its low fares, the airline said Monday they will begin offering flights tosix popular destinations, including New Orleans and Las Vegas beginning October 10th. Spirit Airlines becomes the…MORE

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (06-04-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (06-04-19)

  Antioch mother shaken after home ransacked while 16-year-old sleeps upstairs Catherine Ellis of Antioch is thankful for her family’s safety Monday night, after she says a thief kicked in their door and ransacked the house, her 16 year old son upstairs the whole time, locked in his bedroom. While her son slept upstairs the thief/thieves…MORE

12 Dead, 4 Injured in Virginia Beach Shooting

12 Dead, 4 Injured in Virginia Beach Shooting

12 Dead, 4 Injured in Virginia Beach Shooting 12 people were killed and four injured in a shooting at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday afternoon. “This is the most devastating day in the history of Virginia Beach,” said Mayor Robert Dyer. The shooter has been identified as 40-year-old DeWayne Craddock, a longtime city…MORE

Man Arrested At Bellevue Bank, Charged With Attempted Theft

Man Arrested At Bellevue Bank, Charged With Attempted Theft

Man Arrested At Bellevue Bank, Charged With Attempted Theft 31 year old Renauld Clayton was found with more than $9,000 in cash, several credit and debit cards in other people’s names and phony drivers licenses trying to withdraw stolen money from a bank in Bellevue. He is charged with criminal impersonation, criminal simulation and attempted theft. The…MORE

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (06-03-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (06-03-19)

MAN WANTED-CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS Police are asking for the public’s help finding 33 YEAR OLD  Ramon Gholston, who should be considered “armed and dangerous”. Ghoulston is suspected in a robbery that happened Friday night at 780 Power Street. Police say a 23-year-old man was pistol whipped by two men who took his phone and money.…MORE

Trump Slaps A 5% Tariff On All Mexican Imports

Trump Slaps A 5% Tariff On All Mexican Imports

Trump Slaps A 5% Tariff On All Mexican Imports In a surprise announcement that could compromise a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to…MORE

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WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND!! 06/14-06/16

FRIDAY  BONNAROO MUSIC FESTIVAL – MANCHESTER, TENNESSEE JEFFERSON STREET JAZZ AND BLUES FESTIVAL – 5TH AVENUE NORTH – HAPPY HOUR WITH KENNY SMOOV AND DJ CHUBB ROCK! ROE – A DIALOGUE ABOUT ROE V. WADE AT THE DARKHORSE THEATRE, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SATURDAY NASHVILLE FREEDOM FEST – HADLEY PARK 11am – 5pm THE MUSIC CITY…

TRUMP WANTS TO LIMIT AID TO LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLDS

TRUMP WANTS TO LIMIT AID TO LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLDS

  TRUMP WANTS TO LIMIT AID TO LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLDS If you’re poor or low-income in the U.S. and take advantage of government safety net programs, you could be affected by a number of new rules and actions proposed by the Trump administration. Trump has said  that he wants to get more people off government aid…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (06-12-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (06-12-19)

  TRUMP WANTS TO LIMIT AID TO LOW INCOME HOUSEHOLDS If you’re poor or low-income in the U.S. and take advantage of government safety net programs, you could be affected by a number of new rules and actions proposed by the Trump administration. Trump has said  that he wants to get more people off government aid…

Central Park 5 Awarded Additional 3.9M Settlement From NY State For Wrongful Imprisonment

Central Park 5 Awarded Additional 3.9M Settlement From NY State For Wrongful Imprisonment

  Central Park 5 Awarded Additional 3.9M Settlement From NY State For Wrongful Imprisonment *Two years after receiving a $41 million wrongful conviction payout from New York City, the Central Park Five collected an additional $3.9 million from the state. The settlement was for the economic and emotional ruin the five men endured caused by their imprisonment as…