Articles by: Mack Linebaugh

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What’s the Best Severe Weather Halloween Costume?

by / on October 31, 2013

Trick or treaters could face some scary weather conditions. Share your ideas of good Halloween costumes for wind and rain.

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Congressman Cooper appears in a No Labels video with Senator Dean Heller (R-NV), promoting the groups “No Budget, No Pay” bill that was passed early this year. Image: Youtube / nolabels.org

Congressman Cooper Calls Out ‘Extremes In Both Parties’ On NPR Show

by / on October 24, 2013

Nashville Democratic Congressman Jim Cooper cut to the chase in an interview for NPR’s Tell Me More this week, telling host Michel Martin “Most people are actually pretty decent as individuals. The problem with Congress is when we get together we behave terribly.”

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Titans Owner Bud Adams Has Died

Titans Owner Bud Adams Has Died

by / on October 21, 2013

The Houston Chronicle reported late Monday morning that Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams has died of natural causes at age 90.

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Healthcare exchange screen shot. Image: Mack Linebaugh/WPLN

Will Obamacare Help You? This Calculator Will Help You Find Out

by / on October 1, 2013

This localized calculator allows you to plug in some of your financial and demographic info and find out if you qualify for an insurance exchange subsidy and how much you might have to pay.

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Old Crow Medicine Show To Become Opry Members – Is That Weird?

Old Crow Medicine Show To Become Opry Members – Is That Weird?

by / on August 19, 2013

During their concert in Cleveland Friday night, members of the band Old Crow Medicine Show were surprised onstage by Marty Stuart who invited them to become members of The Grand Ole Opry.

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Adventures in Ill-Timed House Hunting, Part 2: Our First Bidding War

Adventures in Ill-Timed House Hunting, Part 2: Our First Bidding War

by / on August 1, 2013

The stage could not have been more perfectly set for a bidding war, warned our real estate agent. He was right. All we got out of the experience was… the experience.

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Adventures In Ill-Timed House Hunting, Part 1: Keep A Sharp Watch

Adventures In Ill-Timed House Hunting, Part 1: Keep A Sharp Watch

by / on July 30, 2013

Currently in Nashville, you cannot house hunt casually or on your own schedule. You must be watchful, ready to act, like a frog in the grass waiting for a tasty-looking bug to fly past.

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WPLN Broadcast Schedule Changes Take Effect This Week

WPLN Broadcast Schedule Changes Take Effect This Week

by / on July 1, 2013

As production of Talk of the Nation has ended, here’s a summary of schedule changes that begin this week.

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VIDEO: Mayor Dean’s ‘State Of Metro’ Address

VIDEO: Mayor Dean’s ‘State Of Metro’ Address

by / on May 21, 2013

Mayor Karl Dean gave his annual “State of Metro” address Monday, just after cutting the ribbon at Nashville’s largest ever public building project. Here’s the video of that speech.

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Photos: Public Art in Shelby Park

Photos: Public Art in Shelby Park

by / on October 8, 2012

Here are some photos of the piece “Reflection” by Lawrence Argent, recently installed as part of Shelby Park’s 100th anniversary makeover. The piece consists of a large, reflective mocking bird facing a black wall with a round window.

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