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Environment
11:47 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Gear Up for the Sucker Punch Century Ride

Maybe you've been sitting on the couch a little too much this winter? Time to get the spring season rolling with Gear Up Cycles' Sucker Punch Century Ride this Saturday (April 5). Join participants for a 30, 60, 0r 100 mile fun ride through scenic routes in Calloway County. Gear Up Cycles' Matt Falwell describes the ride with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good.

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Culture
7:11 am
Fri October 25, 2013

TN Providing Alternative Transportation Support

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The Tennessee Department of Transportation has created a fund to support the transportation needs of public transit users, pedestrians and bicyclists.

According to the department, projects eligible under the new Multimodal Access Fund cannot exceed $1 million in total cost and require a 5% local match.

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Society
7:41 am
Thu December 20, 2012

Vanderbilt Urges Parents to Buy Helmets with Bikes

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A program affiliated with Vanderbilt Hospital says Christmas gifts of bicycles and skateboards need to be accompanied by helmets. The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt notes that about 135 children die in the U.S. each year in bicycle accidents and 267 thousand are injured.

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