The Tennessean Newspaper

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    Earl Scruggs, bluegrass fingerpicker, passes at 88

    ​Sad, sad news today, folks. Elder statesman of country and bluegrass, banjo-player extraordinaire Earl Scruggs passed away early Wednesday morning.It's just been reported that the Country Music Hall of Famer died yesterday morning at a Nashville hospital at the age of 88. Scruggs, who along with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    Somali gangs in Minneapolis accused of running sex-traffic ring

    ​The Somali community, already dealing with some of its members' alleged links to the al-Shabaab terrorist group, now has some more bad news. More than twenty Somalis said to be members of one of a trio of gangs have been arrested in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the surrounding suburbs on inters ... More >>

  • News

    April 2, 2003

    Schlock and Awe

    The media march off to war with Iraq: A TV glossary

  • News

    January 2, 2002

    The Hunted Man Awards

    A Jesse-free review of the headlines that made us wince in 2001