Trump-appointed federal judge rejects Tennessee’s anti-drag law as too broad, too vague

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A federal judge says Tennessee’s first-in-the-nation law designed to place strict limits on drag shows is unconstitutional. In a 70-page ruling handed down late Friday night, U.S. District Judge Thomas Parker wrote that the law was both “unconstitutionally vague and substantially overbroad.” He also added that the statute encouraged “discriminatory enforcement.” “There … Read more

Insider: Enter for a chance to win 4 tickets to San Antonio’s Dino Safari exhibit

Dino Safari: A Walk Thru Adventure offers an up-close-and-personal experience with fascinating prehistoric creatures. Now you have the chance to take your family on the expedition! See the sweepstake entry form below. Dino Safari is now open at the Shops at Rivercenter. Visitors can dig up fossils, learn about cutting-edge research, see a variety of … Read more

Cynthia Weil, Grammy winning lyricist who had hits with husband Barry Mann, dead at 82

NEW YORK – Cynthia Weil, a Grammy-winning lyricist of notable range and endurance who enjoyed a decades-long partnership with husband Barry Mann and helped write “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling,” “On Broadway,” “Walking in the Rain” and dozens of other hits, has died at age 82. Weil’s daughter, Dr. Jenn Mann, said that the songwriter … Read more