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Public art display in Nashville promotes social justice

Apr. 21, 2021 04:38 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A large-scale public artwork composed of giant sheets of jute sacks will be on display at Fisk University through May 31 as part of an initiative to promote social justice. Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama’s display includes the sacks used in...

Predators sign Del Gaizo to 3-year, entry-level deal

Apr. 20, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have signed defenseman Marc Del Gaizo to a three-year, entry-level deal fresh off helping UMass Amherst win the national championship. General manager David Poile announced the deal, that starts with the 2021-22 season,...

Biden nominates 4 for Tennessee Valley Authority board

Apr. 20, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Joe Biden has nominated four people for the board of a federal utility. The White House announced Tuesday that Biden has picked Beth Geer, Robert Klein, Kimberly Lewis and Michelle Moore for five-year terms on the Tennessee Valley...

Tests show driver was intoxicated during crash that killed 3

Apr. 20, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Toxicology results show that a man who crashed a landscaping truck, killing three of his coworkers onboard, had several drugs in his system at the time of the collision, according to Tennessee police. Guillermo Montalvo-Lopez was charged with...

Ex-Jack Daniel's distiller to make new whiskey in Tennessee

Apr. 20, 2021 13:31 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The former top distiller at Jack Daniel's announced on Tuesday that he and several partners are opening a new whiskey distillery near the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. Company Distilling will first open a 4,000-square-foot...

Nashville civil rights veterans see hope for future

Apr. 20, 2021 08:59 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On April 20, 1960, the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., stood at a podium at Fisk University and said he had come to Nashville “not to bring inspiration, but to gain inspiration from the great movement that has taken place in this community.” ...

Kunin, Jarnkrok lead Predators to 5-2 win over Blackhawks

Apr. 20, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two good minutes for the Nashville Predators were two very bad ones for the Chicago Blackhawks. Luke Kunin and Calle Jarnkrok each scored a goal and added an assist to lead Nashville over Chicago 5-2 on Monday night. Matt...

Fisk University gets $500K grant for art gallery

Apr. 19, 2021 04:34 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fisk University has received a $500,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to help make the school's art more accessible to students and the community. The two-year grant includes funding for a registrar and collection manager, as well...

List of winners at the 2021 Academy of Country Music Awards

Apr. 18, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

A list of winners in the top categories at Sunday's Academy of Country Music Awards, held at various locations in Nashville, Tennessee: Entertainer of the Year — Luke Bryan. Female artist of the year — Maren Morris. Male...

Half of US adults have received at least one COVID-19 shot

Apr. 18, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation’s largest-ever vaccination campaign but leaving more work to do to convince skeptical Americans to roll up their sleeves. ...