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Friday, September 26, 2014

COALITION BOMBING CONTINUES
Coalition jets are dropping more bombs on ISIS-held oilfields in eastern Syria. We're apparently trying to take out the crude oil that ISIS sells to fund its terrorist operations.

ROB BIRONAS’ FATHER SAYS SON’S LIFE NOT THE LAST 30 MINUTES
The memorial service was yesterday for Rob Bironas... the former Titans kicker who died in a one-vehicle crash Saturday night.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

NO STRUCTURAL PROBLEMS FOUND AT POLK BUILDING AFTER EVACUATION
Workers at the James K. Polk State Office Building had a break yesterday, but for a weird reason. Several workers say they felt the 18-story building shaking or swaying. Engineers were called in and say they haven't found any structural problems, but they're putting in some monitoring devices, and the workers go back in today. The James K.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

AIR RAIDS
There were more U.S.-led airstrikes overnight, on ISIS militants in Syria. President Obama will call for more international support to combat ISIS when he speaks to the UN General Assembly today.
More than 40 nations are in a U.S.-led coalition to go after the Sunni [[ SUE-nee ]] extremist group... that's taken over large areas of Iraq and Syria.

ANOTHER RAPE REPORTED AT VANDY
Vanderbilt University is investigating the SECOND alleged rape on campus since classes started last month.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

OBAMA ADDRESSES NATION TODAY
President Obama will address the nation about the air campaign against ISIS in Syria this morning.  American forces and Arab allies started hitting dozens of targets overnight.  The strikes primarily centered on the city of Raqqa [[ RAWK-KAH ]], which ISIS considers the capital of its self-declared Islamic State.  

ISIS STRIKES
At least 20 ISIS targets in Syria have been hit by airstrikes conducted by the U.S.

Monday, September 22, 2014

FORMER TITANS KICKER ROB BIRONAS DIES IN CAR CRASH
         It's a sad day for Friends and fans of former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas. The 36-year-old crashed his car late Saturday night on Battery Lane in south Nashville, and was pronounced dead at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He was reportedly just a mile away from home.

Friday, September 19, 2014

PARKING DAY
Today is PARK(ing) day, where cities around the world, including Nashville, transform parking spaces into mini parks. It's a one-day annual event to remind us to plan for more green spaces in urban areas. There are more than 30 spaces downtown that'll be transformed.

STUDY: ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS MAY RAISE YOUR BLOOD SUGAR
If you're drinking diet soda or eating products with artificial sweeteners, there's yet another study that says, "not good."

Thursday, September 18, 2014

500 MILLION PROPOSED TO TRAIN AND ARM SYRIAN FIGHTERS
A 500 million dollar measure to train and arm up to five-thousand Syrian rebels has passed the House and is now headed to the Senate. The measure is supposed to arm the rebels so they can fight the growing ISIS threat.

LOCAL PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATED FOR SEXUAL HARASSMENT 
Justin Grimes, the principal of Springfield High School has been suspended without pay, and Robertson County school officials say he's being investigated for sexual harassment, but...

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

LEWIS COUNTY TEACHER IN TROUBLE
No matter how unruly the kids are in kindergarten class, you may NOT tie them to chairs. A Lewis County teacher has been disciplined for tying a 5 year old to a chair with a piece of twine earlier this month. The school says that is NOT how they do it.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

FREE DENTAL DAY WAS FRIDAY SEPT 12TH IN SMYRNA
The team at Village Crest Family Dental in Smyrna held a Free Dentistry Day this past Friday, September 12th. People in the community had the opportunity to receive a free cleaning or extraction at the Village Crest Family Dental office, at 315 Sam Ridley Parkway West, Smyrna, TN.  Check out the website, above, to keep up with when the next free dental day will be! 

Monday, September 15, 2014

WORLD LEADERS MEET TO DISCUSS ISIS
Leaders and diplomats representing more than two-dozen countries are meeting in Paris today, to discuss President Obama's pledge to defeat and destroy the militant Islamist group known as ISIS.  Everybody's deciding what roles their nations will play in carrying out the strategy against the militants who control broad stretches of Iraq and Syria, and who have now executed a third civilian.  

BRIDGE REPAIR TO CLOSE I-65 THIS WEEK
There's more construction planned for that Peytonsville Road bridge that was destroyed recently&nbsp

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