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9 hrs ago | WKRN

2,000 backpacks with school supplies donated to kids in need

Area businesses are pitching in to help students with school supplies, which goes a long way for families whose money might be a bit tight.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Alabama Live

This day in Huntsville history: Huntsville High's Class of 1939 gathers for 70th reunion

Of the 71 members of the class, there were 24 still alive at the time. Jimmie Taylor of Huntsville, the reunion committee chairman , believes this was the oldest Huntsville High class that has held a reunion.


Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jul 17, 2014


Economists behind the FCC'S Spectrum Auctions to receive Golden Goose Award

They will receive their awards on September 18 at the third annual Golden Goose Awards ceremony in Washington, DC, along with other 2014 awardees.


Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jul 14, 2014

USA Today

Hundreds pay tribute to journalist, civil-rights champion

Hundreds are gathering here to mourn the loss of Tennessee journalist John Seigenthaler, a confidant to two near-presidents and fierce advocate for racial equality who died Friday.


Related Topix: Journalism, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lamar Alexander, Nashville, TN, Vanderbilt University

The Macon Telegraph

Nashville mayor, congressman to fundraise for Nunn

Mayor Karl Dean and his wife, Anne Davis, have scheduled a fundraiser at their Green Hills home on Monday.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dollar General, Retail

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Reaction To Death Of John Seigenthaler

Prominent leaders from Nashville and around Tennessee react to the news of John Seigenthaler's death Friday at age 86: Nashville Mayor Karl Dean "Today we lost an iconic figure in Nashville's history - a man who stood for inclusiveness long before it was synonymous with our city's culture.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Nashville, TN, Al Gore

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Pacific Business Times

Editorial: Wine-tasting law would provide early taste of entrepreneurship for students

Working its way through the state legislature is a bill that would open the taps just a bit to allow under-aged viticulture students at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and other California campuses to sample a small amount of wine or craft beer that they're producing for a class.


Related Topix: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Arcata, CA, Opinion

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Washington Post

a Understanding Hillarya : Organized and inflexible

As Hillary Clinton continues her inexorable march to the 2016 presidential race, thousands -- not kidding -- of pieces have been, are being and will be written, all of which aim to explain who she really is and what kind of president she might be.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, John Edwards

Mon Jun 23, 2014

USA Today

Congressman seeks gender equity in animal research

Medical researchers using federal money should be required to use both female and male tissue in their work, Rep. Jim Cooper said last week.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law