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2014-04-15 23:12:59

Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center servicing south Florida, released a statement today commenting on a recent op-ed in The Tennessean dealing with the Safe Harbor Act. The Safe Harbor Act was passed to give pregnant women incentives to enter treatment programs, including a guarantee that they won’t lose custody of their newborn solely because of drug use. Stuart Florida (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on a...

2011-12-13 08:00:00

Sharyn Bovat the relocation consultant to Nissan board member and Renault COO Carlos Tavares has spent 17+ months fighting a 1st time misdemeanor charge in Tennessee (case # gsc -3714) sheâs been jailed 3 times & now has a jury trial set for February 1st according to her lawyer Kline Preston. Bovat says âœitâs retaliation for whistle blowing about a âœgood ole boy' network in Middle Tennesseeâ....

2010-09-14 06:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group Nashville, a division of Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company, has appointed Beverly Keel to Senior Vice President of Media & Artist Relations. The announcement was made today by Luke Lewis, Chairman and CEO of Universal Music Group Nashville, to whom Ms. Keel reports. Based in Nashville, Ms. Keel will be responsible for developing and implementing extensive media campaigns for the company's...

2009-07-19 15:13:43

Musicians and sociologists alike say Nashville's music scene does not venture far from its traditional country and Christian music roots. Sociologist Daniel Silver of the University of Toronto says when compared with the music scenes of Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York and Portland, Ore., Nashville's music scene offers a far less diverse scope of offerings, The (Nashville) Tennessean reported Sunday. R&B songwriter Shannon Sander said country music in particular remains a dominant force in...

2009-07-05 19:50:00

The shooting death of former NFL quarterback Steve McNair has been ruled a homicide, authorities in Nashville said after an autopsy Sunday. But police could not say immediately whether the death of a young woman whose body was found near that of McNair Saturday was a suicide or homicide, The (Nashville) Tennessean reported. The autopsy determined McNair, 36, died early Saturday of four gunshot wounds, two to the head and two to the chest. The other victim, Sahel Kazemi, 20, died of a gunshot...

2009-05-31 18:50:00

U.S. librarians are facing a growing number of complaints about the books on their shelves these days, records indicate. Written complaints to public and school libraries seeking the removal or restriction of materials rose from 420 in 2007 to 513 in 2008, The (Nashville) Tennessean reported Sunday. The challenges led to 74 books being taken off shelves. The newspaper said the Library Association of America recently issued its list of the 10 most-challenged books of last year. Among them was...

2009-04-19 14:32:05

Filmmaker David Di Sabatino says he canceled a Nashville screening of his movie about the late Christian rock star Lanny Norman amid complaints. The (Nashville) Tennessean reported Sunday that Di Sabatino reacted to legal opposition from Norman's surviving family members by canceling the screening of his documentary Fallen Angel: The Outlaw Larry Norman scheduled for this week. Specific details regarding the family's legal challenge to the movie were not reported, but Di Sabatino is...

2009-04-12 14:26:03

A total of 258 movies from 48 countries will be shown at the Nashville Film Festival to broaden attendees' horizons, a festival official says. Festival Director Sallie Mayne said the 40th annual festival was created with the intent to both educate and entertain guests while also creating partnerships among groups and individuals in attendance, The (Nashville) Tennessean reported Sunday. The heart of what we do is we use film as a vehicle to educate, entertain and enlighten, but we also look...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'