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Clarksville Clinic Aims To Fill Mental Health Gaps For Military Families And Veterans

A military-focused mental health clinic in Clarksville has been so in demand during its first three months that it's on track to becoming the busiest for a new nonprofit. Cohen Veterans Network has been starting sites around the country focused on post-9/11 veterans.

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Parents snapped cell phone photos and looked on with pride as the beaming new class of Nashville Symphony's Accelerando program was introduced at the Schermerhorn last week. This class marks the program's third year of preparing gifted young students for careers in classical music through mentoring, performance opportunities and private lessons with Nashville Symphony musicians. 

Neighbors: The Dog Trap, Part 1

Aug 7, 2018
Eric England

What happens to someone when the thing they love most in the world — skateboarding — is also the source of their greatest wound?

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Tennessee doctors are beginning to see the annual back-to-school wave of kids needing booster shots — and it's usually seventh graders who need some extra prodding to get the required shots in Nashville schools.

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Both the Tennessee Supreme Court and Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday they will not intervene in the state's first execution in nearly a decade.

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Dozens of demonstrators blockaded the Nashville headquarters of CoreCivic for more than eight hours Monday, starting just after dawn.

They set up tents, barricades and a massive tripod structure that rose two stories in the air outside the building in the Burton Hills office park south of Green Hills.

Sexual Assault Center

A nonprofit dedicated to sexual assault survivors in Middle Tennessee has been working with a federal grant to offer bicultural therapy for Latinos.

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Tennessee's pain doctors are being inundated with calls from patients needing a specialist to prescribe opioids. The combined impact of a new state law and closure of a dozen pain clinics has created a pinch for pain patients.

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Tennessee wants to encourage video game publishers to bring their musical score work here, but union officials say that the plan is opening a door for cheaper, non-union musicians willing to work for lower wages.

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The big story coming out of the primaries was the surprising victory of Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee. The Williamson County businessman seemed to surge late but the seeds of his win may have been sewn in some of the race’s earliest days.

Throughout the campaign, Lee portrayed himself as the upbeat outsider and let his opponents duke it out with attack ads.

Nashville Public Radio's Jason Moon Wilkins and Chas Sisk talk about that strategy — and why it seemed to work.


Guitarist Richard Todd brings us music from Brazil, Spain, Cuba and Brooklyn. Todd teaches guitar at Tennessee State University and the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University. He also curates the Middle Tennessee Guitar Alliance's Virtuoso Series, with concerts at Blair. 

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Quasi-baroque ensemble Cheap Trills is a first for Studio C: an ensemble named by our listeners. Countertenor Patrick Dailey, lutenist Francis Perry, violinist Zeneba Bowers, and cellist Matt Walker brought us music from the baroque period and beyond.

Sally Bebawy / Nashville Symphony

Parents snapped cell phone photos and looked on with pride as the beaming new class of Nashville Symphony's Accelerando program was introduced at the Schermerhorn last week. This class marks the program's third year of preparing gifted young students for careers in classical music through mentoring, performance opportunities and private lessons with Nashville Symphony musicians. 


Guitarist Richard Todd brings us music from Brazil, Spain, Cuba and Brooklyn. Todd teaches guitar at Tennessee State University and the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University. He also curates the Middle Tennessee Guitar Alliance's Virtuoso Series, with concerts at Blair. 

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