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Nashville nickname evolves from lifestyle to brand

Sep. 24, 2022 09:47 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Inside the cultural arts retail space of The PSV Store near downtown Nashville, Carlos Partee sits alongside longtime Nashville DJ, C-Wiz. Partee is the owner of local fashion brand Cashville Etc. He sells a collection of shorts, shirts and hats. Some of the...

Trooper, man wounded in gunfire exchange after traffic stop

Sep. 23, 2022 09:16 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper and a man who fled from a traffic stop were wounded in an exchange of gunfire, officials said. Both were hospitalized after the shooting late Thursday along Interstate 24 in Coffee County, which is about midway between...

Raiders face challenge in stopping Titans RB Derrick Henry

Sep. 23, 2022 04:47 AM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders linebacker Jayon Brown is looking forward to his return to Nashville, where he spent the first five years of his career with the Tennessee Titans. Playing against former teammate Derrick Henry — that’s another story. ...

Former goalie Pekka Rinne rejoins Preds as special adviser

Sep. 22, 2022 14:54 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have brought back former goaltender Pekka Rinne in a new role as a special alumni adviser. General manager David Poile announced the move Thursday. Rinne is the only player in franchise history whose number has been retired. ...

Social media posts spark calls to investigate Tenn.'s VUMC

Sep. 21, 2022 16:05 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has called for an investigation into a pediatric transgender health clinic after videos surfaced on social media of a doctor touting that gender-affirming procedures are “huge money makers” for hospitals and a staffer saying anyone with a...

Vanderbilt to host Clinton Global Initiative University

Sep. 20, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt University in Nashville will be the host campus for the Clinton Global Initiative University annual meeting in 2023, the Clinton Foundation said Tuesday. Chelsea Clinton, the foundation's vice chair, made the announcement at the Clinton Global...

Voucher supporters urge judicial panel to dismiss lawsuit

Sep. 19, 2022 15:55 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Supporters of expanding school vouchers in Tennessee argued Monday that the program does not take away from families who want their children to remain in public schools as they once again asked a state court to dismiss the ongoing lawsuit challenging the statute's...

DA won't charge officers who fatally shot man by interstate

Sep. 16, 2022 17:26 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The police officers who fatally shot a Tennessee man who was walking on an interstate will not face criminal charges, a district attorney announced Friday. The decision comes as a lawsuit was filed this week alleging that law enforcement used excessive force...

Booker T. Jones performs at Stax, ahead of milestone

Sep. 15, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Wearing a blue suit, black hat and multi-colored socks, master keyboardist Booker T. Jones leaned away from the Hammond B3 organ, tilted his head back and worked the keys and foot pedals as he played the funky and familiar hit “Green Onions” for a head-bobbing,...

Judge continues to bar anti-abortion activists from clinic

Sep. 15, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A group of anti-abortion activists will continue to be banned from interfering with patients and providers at a reproductive health clinic outside Nashville, a federal judge has ruled. In July, protesters attempted to enter the clinic operated by the...