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Planning a bachelorette party abroad

Planning a bachelorette party overseas needs to come with a lot of flexibility. Whether the bride’s an outdoor adventurer, a wine connoisseur, or prefers those lazy cocktails on the beach, there’s an itinerary for it. Despite the varied options, however, there are foundational principles that apply to any girls trip overseas. From choosing the destination to implementing the organizational systems required for group travel, this practical guide provides the key tips to planning an overseas ba...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Travel Planning, Nashville, Bachelorette Party, Bachelorette Party Abroad, Bachelorette Party Planning, Overseas Bachelorette Party


The Oprah G. Winfrey Nashville International Airport? Councilwoman seeks name change

A Tennessee Metro councilwoman wants to rename the Nashville airport after Oprah Winfrey, who got her start in TV four decades ago in Music City.            [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
Tags: News, Nashville, Oprah Winfrey, Nashville Tennessean, Oprah G Winfrey Nashville International Airport, Tennessee Metro


Frist Cressey Ventures collects almost $50 mln for second fund

Frist Cressey Ventures has raised almost $50 million for its second fund, according to an SEC filing. The target is $80 million. Based in Nashville, the firm invests in healthcare.
Tags: Trends, Healthcare, Nashville, SEC, Funds, Frist Cressey Ventures


Travelers at Nashville's airport sing 'The Star Spangled Banner' for children of fallen soldiers

The bustling Nashville International Airport came to a brief standstill over the weekend as travelers sang the National Anthem for a group of children who had lost their parents in combat.
Tags: Cnn, Nashville, National Anthem, Nashville International Airport


Predators Prowl: Struggles in the Pacific Northwest

The Predators may have had a light week in terms of games played since last Tuesday, but their two games were anything but easy matchups. They embarked on a brief, two-game road trip through the Pacific Northwest with games against the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames and lost both. They lost their game against the Canucks 5-3 after they went down 2-0 in the first period and 4-1 after the second. Goals from Ryan Hartman, Colton Sissons, and Matt Irwin made the game close, but a Canucks power...
Tags: Usa, Sport, Czech Republic, Nashville, Vancouver, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Smith, Calgary Flames, Pacific Northwest, Calgary, Chicago Blackhawks, Ottawa, New Jersey Devils, Blackhawks


Protesters demanding clemency for woman, interrupt governor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Haslam told a group of protesters demanding clemency for a Tennessee woman serving life in prison that he’s reviewing her case. Cyntoia Brown was 16 when she killed a man who had picked her up for sex. She was tried as an adult and convicted of first-degree murder. Her […]
Tags: News, Tennessee, Nashville, Tenn AP, Bill Haslam, Nation & World, Cyntoia Brown


Michelle Obama's Book Tour Will Continue In 2019

There's no stopping Michelle Obama now. The former first lady, whose memoir Becoming quickly rose to be the most sold hardcover book of 2018, is extending her tour well into next year.“I’ve been so humbled by the response to the tour thus far and the overwhelming interest we’ve received from so many communities we weren’t able to visit this year,” Obama exclusively told People. “That’s why I’m thrilled that we’re able to expand our conversations to these new settings and wider audiences. I can’...
Tags: Europe, Fashion, Music, Obama, France, America, Barack Obama, Atlanta, Austin, Canada, United States, Michelle Obama, Denmark, Nashville, Donald Trump, John Kelly


Vanderbilt hires G League President Malcolm Turner as new AD

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt has hired NBA G League President Malcolm Turner as its new athletic director, opting for a business executive over candidates with experience in college athletic administration for the Southeastern Conference’s only private university. Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos said current and former athletic directors were among the diverse candidates Vanderbilt considered before […]
Tags: News, Sports, Nashville, Tenn AP, Vanderbilt, Nicholas Zeppos, Malcolm Turner, G League, NBA G League


5 things to know before you go to Music City Midnight

Heading to Nashville for Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight? We answer all your questions.            [Author: for Jack Daniel's Music City Midnight]
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It’s Been Almost 26 Years Since The Calgary Flames Sat At The Top Of The Western Conference

from Kristen Anderson of the Calgary Herald, The Calgary Flames wrapped up the weekend’s slate of games and sat in a place they hadn’t held as a team in 25 years. Even with Sunday’s 1-0 loss to the Edmonton Oilers, they still are sitting atop the National Hockey League’s Western Conference with a 19-10-2 record — a feat they haven’t achieved since Jan. 5, 1993, a statistic that was generated by Sportsnet Stats after Saturday’s 5-2 win over the Nashville Predators. It’s impressive,...
Tags: Sport, Nashville, Calgary Flames, Alberta, Calgary, National Hockey League, Edmonton Oilers, Bill Peters, Calgary Herald, Sportsnet Stats, Kristen Anderson


Nashville’s only abortion clinic suspends abortion services

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Women seeking abortions in Nashville will now have to travel hours outside the city after the only clinic offering abortions in the region has temporarily halted its services. Tereva Parham, a spokeswoman for Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi, confirmed Monday that the Nashville-based clinic stopped offering abortions last week […]
Tags: News, Tennessee, Nashville, Tenn AP, North Mississippi, Nation & World, Tereva Parham


Kid Rock Saved Christmas, Paying Off All 350 Layaway Accounts At A Tennessee Walmart

You may disagree with his Trumpian politics, but someone’s holding a parade somewhere for Kid Rock, after the "$20 Concert Tour" rocker paid off all 350 layaway accounts at a Tennessee Walmart. Rock, who said he was following the lead of Tyler Perry, Paid off accounts to the tune of $81,000, a story manager told The Tennessean. Perry tweeted Thursday that he had paid off the layaway accounts at two Georgia Walmarts. Perry’s gesture was apparently meant to be a little less splashy, saying...
Tags: Music, Walmart, Rock, Nashville, Meyer, Tyler Perry, Bruce Houghton, Perry, Oakland Calif, Kid Rock, Tom Meyer, Robert Ritchie, Tennessee Walmart, Tennessee Walmart Rock, The Tennessean Perry, Georgia Walmarts Perry


Maple Leafs’ Recent Dealings With the Sharks

While they reside in different conferences and rarely compete for two points, the Toronto Maple Leafs and San Jose Sharks have met at the trade table a number of times over the past number of seasons. Some of the moves were simple, involving picks and players, others included some household names that would stick with their respective teams for some time. With that in mind, here’s a look at the five most recent deals between the Maple Leafs and Sharks. Fehr-ly Good Trade? The most recent trade...
Tags: Germany, Toronto, Sport, Switzerland, Nashville, San Jose, AHL, Hockey, NHL, San Jose Sharks, Sharks, Ducks, Calgary, Anaheim Ducks, Bell, Minnesota Wild


Jaguars' Leonard Fournette allegedly reacts to racial slur, tells fan he'll whup him

Leonard Fournette told off some fans during a Thursday night drubbing in Nashville. In his first game back from a one-game suspension for fighting, Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette is seen yelling and threatening a fan with a fight in a video published by TMZ. The video, which was published Monday morning, was filmed from the stands of the Jags’ 30-9 loss to the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium in Nashville on “Thursday Night Football.” It was Fournette’s first game back aft...
Tags: News, Tennessee, Jacksonville Jaguars, Nashville, Buffalo Bills, Jags, Leonard Fournette, Fournette, Nissan Stadium


Lambchop – “The December-ish You”

In the years since Lambchop’s electrified 2016 release FLOTUS, Kurt Wagner’s legendary alt-country ensemble have covered Prince’s "When You Were Mine," debuted a mini-documentary, and shared a reworked version of FLOTUS' "The Hustle." Now the Nashville mainstay is back, with Bon Iver/Hiss Golden … More »
Tags: Music, Nashville, Prince, Kurt Wagner, Lambchop, Bon Iver Hiss Golden


Nashville's best albums of 2018

John Prine, Pistol Annies, Kacey Musgraves and Dierks Bentley all made our list, and you don’t want to miss the rest.            [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
Tags: Kacey Musgraves, News, Nashville, Dierks Bentley, John Prine, Nashville Tennessean


Following Perry’s lead, Kid Rock pays off $81K in layaways

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer Kid Rock says he followed the lead of actor Tyler Perry by paying off the layaway items of hundreds of Walmart customers in Tennessee. Store manager Tom Meyer tells The Tennessean Kid Rock spent $81,000 to pay the balances of 350 customer accounts at a Walmart in Nashville. Meyer calls […]
Tags: News, Walmart, Rock, Nashville, Meyer, Tyler Perry, Perry, Tenn AP, Nation & World, Tom Meyer, Tennessee Store


Kid Rock pays off layaways for 350 families in Nashville

Nashville Walmart shoppers received an early holiday gift thanks to Kid Rock.
Tags: News, Stories, Nashville, Nashville Walmart


Flames Top Predators & Top the West

CALGARY — Oliver Kylington had his first NHL goal and helped set-up the game-winner as the Calgary Flames grabbed first place in the Western Conference with a 5-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night. The decisive goal came from Garnet Hathaway, who broke a 2-2 tie at 6:03 of the third period, neatly deflecting in Matthew Tkachuk’s point shot. Kylington, a 21-year-old rookie defenceman, had the second assist. Sean Monahan, Alan Quine, with his first goal as a Flame, and Elias L...
Tags: New York, Sport, West, Nashville, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Smith, Calgary Flames, Calgary, Mike Smith, Matthew Tkachuk, Nashville Predators, Roman Josi, Elias Lindholm, Johnny Gaudreau


NHL Short Notes

SATURDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps Philadelphia 6, BUFFALO 2 LOS ANGELES 5, Vegas 1 BOSTON 6, Toronto 3 OTTAWA 2, Pittsburgh 1 (OT) NY Islanders 3, DETROIT 2 TAMPA BAY 7, Colorado 1 NY Rangers 5, FLORIDA 4 (SO) Washington 4, COLUMBUS 0 San Jose 5, ARIZONA 3 CALGARY 5, Nashville 2 Continue reading "NHL Short Notes"
Tags: Florida, Colorado, Boston, Toronto, Los Angeles, Sport, Arizona, Nashville, San Jose, Buffalo, NHL, Detroit, Columbus, Calgary, Vegas, Ottawa


Gutenberg is the future of legal publishing

Watching WordPress cofounder, Matt Mullenweg deliver his annual State of the Word at WordCamp US on Saturday afternoon from Nashville there was little question that Gutenberg is the future of legal publishing. Beginning with the WordPress text editor (unchanged for a decade till now) released this week with WordPress 5.0, Gutenberg will ultimately impact the entire publishing experience, including customization of our publications.  Gutenberg will empower lawyers, law firms, law students...
Tags: Publishing, Law, Wordpress, Cms, Nashville, Matt Mullenweg, Gutenberg, WordPress Gutenberg, WordCamp US, Thomson Reuters LexisNexis, Bloomberg Gutenberg, Gutenberg Sure WordPress


Eat this Bible

by Elizabeth Felicetti   Rachel Held Evans’ Inspired in Conversation with Eugene Peterson’s Eat This Book   I first heard Eugene Peterson’s best-selling contemporary translation of the Bible, The Message, in Old Testament class in 2004, when Dr. Cook read to us the opening of Genesis: “First this: God created the Heavens and Earth—all you see, all you don’t see. Earth was a soup of nothingness, a bottomless emptiness, an inky blackness. God’s Spirit brooded like a bird above the watery abyss.” ...
Tags: Cook, Religion, Earth, Nashville, Evans, Ezekiel, Richmond Virginia, Peterson, Jeremiah, Thomas Nelson, Rachel Held Evans, Rachel Evans, The Magazine, Eugene Peterson, Episcopalian, St David 's Episcopal Church


Predators Prospects in World Juniors: Where Are They?

The World Junior Championships are less than three weeks away and the participating nations announced their preliminary roster invites over the past week. As these announcements were made, I looked to find Nashville Predators prospects and was shocked at what I found. Two of the team’s prospects received invites, one to the main tournament held in Canada this year and one to the Division I, Group A tournament in Germany. To say I was surprised would be an understatement. Sure, I realize the Pred...
Tags: Twitter, Europe, Usa, Germany, Russia, Sport, Czech Republic, Canada, United States, Finland, Belarus, Nashville, Penguins, AHL, Hockey, NHL


Blues Blank Jets – Allen Posts Shutout

WINNIPEG — Jake Allen made 26 saves to record his first shutout in a year as the St. Louis Blues defeated the Winnipeg Jets 1-0 on Friday. Alex Steen scored for the Blues (10-13-4) during a second-period power play. The Jets only had six shots on goal in the third period. Allen’s last shutout was a 3-0 victory over Dallas on Dec. 7, 2017. He’s 8-7-4 in 21 games this season. Jake Allen, St. Louis Blues, January 6, 2018 (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) Connor Hellebuyck made 25 saves for Jets (1...
Tags: Sport, Blues, Dallas, Nashville, Philadelphia, Jets, Hockey, St Louis, Patrik Laine, Winnipeg, Allen, St Louis Blues, Winnipeg Jets, Myers, Kulikov, Dmitry Kulikov


Hurricanes Snap Ducks’ 5-Game Win Streak

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Brett Pesce scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Carolina Hurricanes ended their three-game skid and the Ducks’ five-game winning streak with a 4-1 victory over Anaheim on Friday night. Justin Williams also scored in the third period and Petr Mrazek made 18 saves in his first victory since Oct. 26 as the Canes won in Anaheim for just the second time in nine years. Justin Williams, Carolina Hurricanes (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) Clark Bishop scor...
Tags: California, Sport, Williams, Nashville, San Jose, AHL, Hockey, NHL, Ducks, Bishop, Anaheim Ducks, Finn, Carolina Hurricanes, Anaheim, Gibson, Carolina


Life in the most affordable US city

Millennials will never be able to afford houses. This is the doomsday premonition of a lot of headlines these days — written mostly by people in New York and San Francisco, talking mostly to people in New York and San Francisco. Granted unreachable home prices aren’t exclusively the domain of NYC and the Bay Area; half of 18- to 34-year-olds in the United States spend over 30 percent of their income on housing, and 12 million people across age ranges spend over half. But outrageous rents and ...
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Cyntoia Brown must serve 51 years before she's eligible for release, court says

A woman who was 16 when she killed a Nashville man who solicited her for sex must serve at least 51 years in prison before she's eligible for release, according to the Tennessee Supreme Court.
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Cyntoia Brown must serve 51 years before she's eligible for release, Tennessee Supreme Court says

A woman who was 16 when she killed a Nashville man who solicited her for sex must serve at least 51 years in prison before she's eligible for release, according to the Tennessee Supreme Court.
Tags: Cnn, Nashville, Tennessee Supreme Court


Brother of Eagles' Barnett dies in car accident

Eagles DE Derek Barnett is in Nashville with his family after his 33-year-old brother, David Barnett, died in a head-on collision earlier in the week, coach Doug Pederson said.
Tags: NFL, Nashville, Barnett, Doug Pederson, Derek Barnett, David Barnett


Avalanche Shine at the One-Third Mark

The Colorado Avalanche have 28 games under their belt and are one-third of the way through their season. How do they measure up? The Avalanche launched into the first third of the season with one of their hottest starts in a decade. The contributions came from team efforts and individuals. Avalanche Team Overview The Avalanche set themselves apart from the franchise’s recent history. Their first 28 games of the season have marked a difference in both the standings and the statistics. NHL Stan...
Tags: Usa, Colorado, Sport, Atlantic, Avalanche, Nashville, Hockey, NHL, San Jose Sharks, Tampa Bay Lightning, Anaheim Ducks, Maple Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Central Division, Vancouver Canucks, Canucks