Pot usage among pregnant women in the US increases, study finds

More moms-to-be in the United States are using marijuana, especially in their first trimester, according to a study published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA .....


Voter registration deadline is July 2

The Nashville Mayoral race is heating up with the election a little more than a month away, but you want to vote, you'll have to make sure you're registered. The registration deadline to vote in the August election is July 2.....


The National Domestic Violence Hotline sees record-number calls

The National Domestic Violence Hotline sees record-number calls The National Domestic Violence Hotline is being flooded with a record number of people asking for help. The hotline, which operates 24 hours a day, took in more than 570,000 calls, texts and online chats last year, a jump of more than 30 percent from the year prior. The increase has put a strain on the organization.....


Metro Police to receive $3 million for body camera program

Mayor David Briley's budget is set to take effect July 1st. As we take a hard look at the budget, we're learning Metro Police will not get the money they wanted for the body worn camera program....


High Garden Tea in East Nashville provides plant potions, tea, kombucha and herbs

Now, the shop is a place to buy herbs teas, kombucha, even potions -- non-alcoholic concoctions, blended with wellness in mind. The shop also offers classes on everything from "mountain medicine" to "foraging and feasting."....




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    Be a Little More Optimistic: 6 Things Optimists Do Differently

    Truly, the most powerful weapon against daily stress is our ability to choose one thought, or response, over another.Optimism is your choice today. It’s not an inborn trait bestowed on a lucky few—it’s a skill that can be learned and honed. ...

Tech Bites

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    The Route of a Text Message, a Love Story

    With each tap, a small electrical current passes from the screen to her hand. Because electricity flows easily through human bodies, sensors on the phone register a change in voltage wherever her thumb presses against the screen. But the world is messy, and the phone senses random fluctuations in voltage across the rest of the screen, too, so an algorithm determines the biggest, thumbiest-looking voltage fluctuations and assumes that’s where she intended to press...