Revised Traffic Study Fails To Impress Amp Advisory Committee

Revised Traffic Study Fails To Impress Amp Advisory Committee
The Citizen Advisory Committee was assembled by Mayor Karl Dean to review the Amp project. The panel is a team of rivals, including several vocal opponents of the Amp. Credit: Blake Farmer / WPLN

A panel of citizens charged with revising the troubled bus rapid transit line known as the Amp spent Tuesday afternoon picking apart new traffic projections. The figures for the scaled-back bus line didn't wow the advisory committee.

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13 Teens Who Escaped Woodland Hills Caught, But What Triggered Second Breakout Remains Unclear

13 Teens Who Escaped Woodland Hills Caught, But What Triggered Second Breakout Remains Unclear
Tennessee operates three youth detention centers across the state like Woodland Hills. The teens have all committed three or more felonies. Credit: DCS

On Friday night, a group of 13 juvenile delinquents injured a guard and let themselves out of the same Department of Children's Services facility where 32 teens escaped under a perimeter fence early this month.

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Inglewood Parents Make Plea To Keep Their School Open Amid East Nashville Shakeup

Inglewood Parents Make Plea To Keep Their School Open Amid East Nashville Shakeup
Parents gathered Wednesday night to hear from Metro Schools superintendent Jesse Register. The purple shirts are people who identify with East Nashville United, which has opposed a plan to make the schools that feed Stratford and Maplewood a special "choice" zone. Credit: Emily West / WPLN

Parents crammed into the library of Inglewood Elementary Wednesday night to make their case for keeping the underperforming school open.

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Why Did MTSU Enrollment Drop So Suddenly? President Says Students Can’t Pay

Why Did MTSU Enrollment Drop So Suddenly? President Says Students Can’t Pay
MTSU President Sydney McPhee on the right says Governor Bill Haslam promised as a candidate to build the science building

Middle Tennessee State University is blaming a big enrollment drop-off on students’ ability to pay. While admission figures are only just now made final, president Sidney McPhee says the nearly five percent drop occurred just before the start of the semester.

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Vanderbilt Overhauling Med School Curriculum

Vanderbilt Overhauling Med School Curriculum
Vanderbilt med students receive their white coats in a ceremony. Med school involves many traditions but a new project dubbed "Curriculum 2.0" is meant to modernize the experience. Credit: VUSM via Flickr

Vanderbilt University is trying to rethink nearly every aspect of its medical school curriculum, and the American Medical Association likes where the school is headed.

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