Monday, September 29, 2008

In case you missed it ...

Sunday's debate stories:

Nashville wants to put on best face for debate

Modern. Cosmopolitan. Green.


That's the image city leaders want 3,000 reporters and political leaders to take with them after the Oct. 7 presidential debate at Belmont University. It's a balancing act that Nashville has been practicing for more than a decade: continuing to honor the city's music-industry roots while trying to highlight an increasingly diverse economy and population.

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Ticket search for Belmont debate is exercise in futility

For months, Belmont University has been telling people that there are no tickets available to the Oct. 7 presidential debate.

But that's not going to stop people from trying to find them.

"I'm really hoping to be able to find some," said Heather Norman of Hermitage, who posted a want ad on Craigslist to buy tickets from students who receive them through a school-run lottery.

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(Photo credit: Sanford Myers/The Tennessean)

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