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Smart City, IT City News

WXNA powers up, launching Nashville’s newest independent radio station in five years

Written by Sarah Strasinger, Reporter and Photo Journalist

101.5 WXNA fm has accomplished the first step of its mission - to go LIVE on the air waves with music to the Nashville community! Next step is to consistently provide listeners each week with 82 original shows and over 120 hours of locally crafted, independent programming." Read how they are already more than 100 hours into reaching goal # 2

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June 6, 2016

Want to honor the fallen? Visit a Nashville Military landmarks

Written by staff

  The Bobcat Beat has put together a list of places to visit Monday, Memorial Day, and if not on this typical day of remembrance, we challenge you to visit our list of important Tennessee state...  Read More »

May 29, 2016

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Nashville’s Fiery Fowl, Smart City, IT City Destination for Hot Chicken Fans

May 29, 2016

The Bobcat Beat has written 5 articles to date that suggest smart destinations to Young Nashvillian to spend th...  Read More »

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Summer Study time to grow your resume, college application & scholarship crews

May 26, 2016

May is here which means summer break for the students and no waking up at 5 or 6 a.m. in the morning...  Read More »

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UPDATE: In response to Nashville residential growth of 28%, Mayor Barry releases Affordable Housing Plan

April 26, 2016

 Nashville, Tenn.  — Newly elected Mayor Megan Barry wastes no time addressing the need for affordab...  Read More »

International Day

Successful International Day celebrates the diversity that is O’Town

April 17, 2016

INTERNATIONAL DAY another example of why Nashville is The SMART, IT City  of the South International Day is a day m...  Read More »

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Rockin' Reviews

WXNA powers up, launching Nashville’s newest independent radio station in five years

WXNA powers up, launching Nashville’s newest independent radio station in five years

Written by Sarah Strasinger, Reporter and Photo Journalist

101.5 WXNA fm has accomplished the first step of its mission - to go LIVE on the air waves with music to the Nashville community! Next step is to consistently provide listeners each week with 82 original shows and over 120 hours of locally crafted, independent programming." Read how they are already more than 100 hours into reaching goal # 2

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June 6, 2016

Nashville’s Fiery Fowl, Smart City, IT City Destination for Hot Chicken Fans

Nashville’s Fiery Fowl, Smart City, IT City Destination for Hot Chicken Fans

Written by Maria Griffin, Julius King, Jalen Hunt, and Elijah Pankey

The Bobcat Beat has written 5 articles to date that suggest smart destinations to Young Nashvillian to spend the day with friends and family. Destinat...  Read More »

May 29, 2016

Anti, Rihanna’s newest CD is mature & thoughtful and deserves ‘Consideration’

Anti, Rihanna’s newest CD is mature & thoughtful and deserves ‘Consideration’

Written by Yessica Leon, Senior Reporter

Waiting on Rihanna to produce a new album can be a bit like waiting for the day prom to get here, or waiting on Christmas. The 'anti'cipation is savory....  Read More »

May 17, 2016

Piano teacher builds relationships and performance confidence through humor.

Piano teacher builds relationships and performance confidence through humor.

Written by Lasheka Allen, Entertainment Reviewer

“I love performing in front of an audience even though I get really nervous, ” was the sentiment heard by more than one student on Thursday April 27...  Read More »

May 5, 2016

Recent Rockin' Reviews Stories

Weiner, Spencer –– – INDIO,CA – APRIL 27,2008: Prince performs at Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival.

Prince’s Cochella performance released in full including Radiohead and Beatle covers

In 2008, the extremely popular music festival Coachella announced a surprise "huge" artist which turned out to be Prince. The beloved artist formerly and currently...  Read More »

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Multi-talented musician and performer, Prince, remembered as dynamic, mystical and soulful

NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) — The shock of superstar of the passing of rock/pop/funk superstar performer and musician, Prince, is just beginning to set in and...  Read More »

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Part I: Concussions -the next set of lawsuits address the NCAA

Part I: Concussions -the next set of lawsuits address the NCAA

Written by Staff Reports

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The brother of two-time Ohio State Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin is one of the pl...  Read More »

Tennessee honored with name of new element on Periodic Table of the Elements

Tennessee honored with name of new element on Periodic Table of the Elements

Written by Staff Reports

Tennessee will soon be the second state honored on the periodic table of elements. You'll soon see four new names on the periodic table of the elements, including three that honor Moscow, Japan and Tennessee. Tennessine, the new element pronounced, The-neh-seen, is in recognition of the contribution of the Tennessee region, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

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Two Metro Nashville athletes class of five for 14th Annual Nick Coutras Awards

Two Metro Nashville athletes class of five for 14th Annual Nick Coutras Awards

Written by Hannah Jones, Photo journalist and reporter

The Nick Coutras Award recognizes the senior class high school football player from the Middle Tennessee area who best exemplifies the qualities of exceptional individual effort in athletics, superior attitude on and off the field, dedication to team, academic excellence and commitment to community service.

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June 4, 2016

Memorial Day: Remember & honor the fallen men & women of the U.S Armed Forces

Memorial Day: Remember & honor the fallen men & women of the U.S Armed Forces

Written by Aidan DeCoopman, reporter

Remember the ones who fought for our freedom. "We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields."

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May 29, 2016

Nashville’s Fiery Fowl, Smart City, IT City Destination for Hot Chicken Fans

Nashville’s Fiery Fowl, Smart City, IT City Destination for Hot Chicken Fans

Written by Maria Griffin, Julius King, Jalen Hunt, and Elijah Pankey

The Bobcat Beat has written 5 articles to date that suggest smart destinations to Young Nashvillian to spend the day with friends and family. Destinations that, perhaps, aren't on the typical touristy brochure slotted in every hotel-motel lobby stand directing the masses to spend their tourism d...  Read More »

May 29, 2016

Teens desire to be part of the political process, but should it be at the risk of violence?

Teens desire to be part of the political process, but should it be at the risk of violence?

Written by Bobcat Beat International Editorial Staff

The 2016 elections can be described as ongoing  cycle of absurd drama not unlike the life of a teenager. The escalating rhetoric of "keep them away from me" by "building a wall" to keep those we don't understand out of our friend group makes the Bobcat Beat think of how everyone acte...  Read More »

May 25, 2016

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