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UT nonexistent in NFL Hall, despite several College HOF's

The University of Tennessee is well represented in the College Football Hall of Fame. From Gene McEver (elected in 1954) to Steve Kiner (elected in 1999), the Vols have 16 players and two coaches in the Hall at South Bend, Ind. But when it comes to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Tennessee is almost ignored. More

Skills people gives Goodpasture edge in 2A race

Lately though, Goodpasture football has enjoyed nothing but peaks, winning the Class 2A title in 1999 and advancing to the state semifinals last season. While 12 seniors depart, the Cougars are sufficiently comfortable in the skills positions that this fall promises to elevate Goodpasture to similar postseason heights. More

Good fence builders make good neighbors

Lockeland Springs has instituted a good-neighbor policy. In the area where a 28 percent increase in property values last year outpaced every other part of the city, homeowners are helping their neighbors keep up. More

New Urbanism vision may need revision

Although we

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Tailgate philosophy, Honk if you

Though I get a kick out of reading tailgate trivia, I More

A possible journey from Tennessee to Camelot

In the days before statehood in 1796, according to

Proposed pipeline doubling petroleum supply to city

To help reduce capacity problems the midstate has seen in recent years, Atlanta-based Colonial Pipeline has proposed an additional petroleum pipeline to service Nashville, which would more than double supply to the city. More

Homework Hotline back for first day of school

BACK TO CLASS - The homework hotline will start up again this year, right along with the first day of Metro Schools Thursday. The hotline will run its 12th year of rescuing around 140,000 students and even parents, who need help with a difficult take-home assignment. Last year alone, the hotline received 17,153 calls.

News Briefs

Here are just a few of the headlines in today's News Briefs: Foster families needed for teens, Hummingbirds at Warner Parks and TSU policeman academy graduate. More

City Confidential

Dana Kaye, Media mover and shaker. Dana Kaye wanted to be a spy with the CIA but instead ended up a news reporter. Her father, who was a military intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force, probably inspired her fascination with snooping and sleuthing. More

City Picks

Here are just a few of the headlines in today's City Picks: Mary week hits A&E, Getting all WET at Warner Park and Kieran Kane and Kevin Welch headline at Bluebird. More

ACLU: protector of our First Amendment right to porn

The ACLU is getting a lot of credit these days for defending our precious First Amendment right to scribble sadistic child pornography. Convicted child pornographer Brian Dalton recently pleaded guilty in an Ohio court to a second pandering offense. People seem to take enormous psychic satisfaction in defending Brian Dalton's creepy journal. More

Opportunities for your child to grow

BACK TO CLASS - How do we as parents advise and support our children, especially those overly sensitive children who personalize things, who understand values and know what fairness is all about?

Marvin Gaye continues to sooth and electrify

MUSIC CITY MUSE - Reviews on Marvin Gaye, Afro-Celt Sound System and Perry Farrell.

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If you

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Pirates' personnel moves wreaking havoc

Strange as it seems, less than 10 current Nashville Sounds were on the Opening Day roster when the Sounds started the 2001 baseball season. It would take a true Sounds fan or a memorization expert to keep up with all the changes made by the Sounds and the Pittsburgh Pirates, their Major League Baseball affiliate. More

News Briefs

Here are the headlines in today's News Briefs: First Church Unity hosts 'Humor Sunday', Foreign language classes start Sept. 10, NES gets high marks on customer surveys and Faith education workshop Saturday.

Kats visit Rampage for ArenaBowl XV

While athletes are fond of saying that last year is in the past, the 41-38 loss to the Orlando Predators on a last-second field goal in ArenaBowl XIV was on the minds of most players shortly after the Kats put the finishing touches on a 71-47 Arena Football League semifinal victory over the San Jose SaberCats in front of 11,208 fans. More