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  • TSU Student Shooting Suspect Arrested

    10/31/14 06:39:08 PM

    Police say they have caught the Woodland Hills escapee accused of shooting a TSU student on Wednesday. click here for more

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Winter-Like Conditions Expected this Weekend

Winter-like conditions will be possible for middle Tennessee this weekend.  A freeze warning is in effect for Friday and Saturday night.  Temperatures will drop to around the freezing mark in Nashville and upper 20s outside the metro area.  Saturday night will be even colder with temperatures dropping as low as the mid-20s outside the metro.  Breezy NW winds will add to the chill.  Bring plants and pets indoors for the weekend and make sure outdoor vegetation is protected as well.In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight. 

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Report: Nashville Among Lowest Income Inequality Gaps for Blacks & Whites

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According to the National Urban League's "State of Black America" report on income inequality, Nashville is among the cities where black-white Income Index gap is the narrowest. According to a Bloomberg report, Nashville joins Phoenix and Columbia (SC) where incomes are less skewed. 


The gap was biggest in Minneapolis and St. Paul in Minnesota, showing an average income of $28,744 for African-Americans compared to $71,376 for white residents. The report also says minorities are lagging behind whites in underemployment. African-Americans had an underemployment rate of 20.5% while Latinos were slightly better at 18.4 percent. 11.8% of whites were reportedly underemployed.  

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