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Firsthand accounts from World War II are getting harder to come by, but a former prisoner of war is finally sharing his story near the end of his life.  

Spring Hill resident Michael Fleischmann spent more than seven months in a German prison camp during the war. 

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Champion kickboxer and Nashville native Omari Boyd may be just what the sport needs to take off in the U.S. — at least that’s what some of his fans say.

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Nashville’s hotels might be growing a little too quickly.

A recent report on the city’s hospitality market suggests that hotels around town may have some trouble filling the thousands of new rooms they’ve built.

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Google is picking up the pace on its troubled Fiber rollout in Nashville.  

The company announced Wednesday that 10 new neighborhoods can now access the high-speed Internet service.

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$5.2 billion dollars — that’s how much the Mayor's new transit proposal will cost. It includes light rail, bus rapid transit and an underground tunnel beneath Nashville's already-congested downtown. Funding the most expensive project in Metro history is going take some fancy footwork. 

Only a handful of Nashville’s official historical markers recognize contemporary achievements, but the city is getting another.

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Staffing is the latest hurdle facing Nashville’s growing hospitality industry, which is set to add over 100 restaurants and more than 3,000 hotel rooms by the end of next year.

A sparsely attended career fair at Music City Center on Tuesday reflects a much bigger problem facing the city.

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A new project by the state is trying to reconnect families with loved ones who disappeared years ago.

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A panel of Tennessee lawmakers tasked with helping solve Civil Rights era crimes heard testimonies for the first time on Thursday.

The meeting illuminated the frequent challenges investigators face in reopening cases that went cold decades ago.

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Country quartet Little Big Town was inducted into Nashville’s Walk of Fame on Thursday alongside a pair of slightly more obscure inductees.

Thomas Ryman and Lula Naff were also awarded stars on the downtown walkway for their contributions to the legendary Ryman Auditorium.

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