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Nashville Preservation Fight Over 20-Acre Campus Goes To Final Vote

A tense fight over development and preservation goes to a final vote of Nashville’s Metro Council on Tuesday. At stake is the future of a 20-acre property in Green Hills that was long the home of the Monroe Harding foster care institution.

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The Promise, Bonus Episode: The Big Man Interview

If you've listened to WPLN's special series about life in the James Cayce Homes, you know Big Man, aka Dexter Turner. Meribah Knight interviews him live on stage.

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Monroe Harding children's home
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A tense fight over development and preservation goes to a final vote of Nashville’s Metro Council on Tuesday. At stake is the future of a 20-acre property in Green Hills that was long the home of the Monroe Harding foster care institution.

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A private detective in Tennessee is trying to solve what she believes is a murder mystery, and her method is one that's becoming more common: She launched a podcast.

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An outside analysis of over 2.5 million traffic stops in Nashville shows they don’t effectively stop crime, leading researchers to suggest that Metro police officers drop the tactic in favor of a new approach that emphasizes engaging community members one-on-one.

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The president of the University of Tennessee system is retiring this week, leaving behind campuses with growing enrollment and strong budgets. For the past eight years, Joe DiPietro has overseen three campuses, a health sciences center and extension offices in every county of the state.

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The Metro government has expanded its required training on sexual harassment prevention to apply to many of the private companies that win city contracts.

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A long-awaited study of Nashville police traffic stops arrives this afternoon, as the New York-based Policing Project will weigh in on what effect the stops have on public safety.

A special meeting has been called for 3 p.m. at the Metro Council chambers.

As the holiday season approaches, we’d like to take a moment to express our appreciation for your support of Nashville Public Radio over the past year. You make it possible for both WPLN and 91Classical to provide programming that inspires conversation and curiosity, educates, and entertains. We hope the following special programming adds to your holiday celebrations.

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If you're anything like us, your Thanksgiving plans either entail a lot of traveling or a lot of cooking. Or both. Our favorite companion for these activities? Listening to a podcast. 

Duo Sudeste warmed up Studio C on a cold, rainy November day.

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A universal vaccine for the flu remains many years off. But if there's a breakthrough, it may come from a lab at Vanderbilt.

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The Moth StorySLAM in Nashville: Tuesday, Nov. 20

Join us at The Basement East. The night's theme will be "beginnings." Come to tell a story about a turning a new leaf, a puppy, a job, parole, new car smell or just come to enjoy the show.

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Duo Sudeste warmed up Studio C on a cold, rainy November day.

The Violins of Hope took residence in Nashville in early 2018. For months, they were displayed, discussed, and even played.

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Eighty years ago today, thousands of Jewish synagogues, businesses and homes all over Germany were vandalized and set on fire as firefighters, under orders from Gestapo leaders, stood by. The violent anti-Semitic demonstrations that would leave 91 Jews dead and approximately 30,000 arrested and sent to concentration camps is known as Kristallnacht (“Crystal Night” or “The Night of Broken Glass”), after the shards of broken glass that littered the streets afterwards.

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