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Brexit, Immigration, & Transgender Athletes: Is It Fair?

Friday on Howell & Yarbrough, Catherine talked about Brexit, Immigration, & Transgender Athletes. -Dr. Richard Pacelle Jr., director of the Political Science department at the University of Tennessee explains what Brexit means to Americans and discusses what the future could hold for Great Britain, the European Union, and the global economy. -The Supreme Court ruled…MORE

Is Donald Trump’s Campaign in Trouble?

Is Donald Trump’s Campaign in Trouble?

Wednesday on Howell & Yarbrough, we tackled political topics: After firing his campaign manager, and with so little cash on hand, is The Donald in trouble? Listen to the podcast from the show Article on how Donald Trump could lose the nomination at the Republican Convention One article on odds that Trump will be nominee …MORE

Super Powers on Howell & Yarbrough

Friday on Howell & Yarbrough, we talked about super powers; If you could have any super power, what would it be and why? LISTEN TO THE PODCAST FROM THE SUPER POWER SHOW  Catherine chose healing power. Bob chose the ability to never require sleep, and Eric chose teleportation. We had some other great ideas from…MORE

Best Local Restaurants with Character

Best Local Restaurants with Character

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST FROM THIS SHOW  Thursday on Howell & Yarbrough we talked about the best local businesses. The conversation focused on food and the best local, sometimes little-known, gems. Here is the list we compiled from listener calls and social media posts: Artistic Bean – 1328 N Broadway- all organic coffee house & espresso…MORE

Hate Crimes, Swedish Heroes, and Mom Takes on Kidnapper

Hate Crimes, Swedish Heroes, and Mom Takes on Kidnapper

Wednesday on Howell & Yarbrough, we tackled the topic of hate crimes in Tennessee. A TBI report shows reported hate crimes increased 48% in TN from 2014 to 2015. Some of the numbers are surprising. There were 80 crimes reportedly motivated by anti-African American bias, 43 anti-white bias, 17 anti-Hispanic bias, 10 anti-Jewish bias, 35…MORE

Benghazi Movie & Stanford Rape Case

Benghazi Movie & Stanford Rape Case

Tuesday on Howell & Yarbrough we talked with the author of the book, 13 Hours, on the attack in Benghazi. We also discussed the Stanford rape case and sexual assault in general. Benghazi  Mitchell Zuckoff says he didn’t want anything to do with the Benghazi story, which he felt had been politicized. But then he…MORE

Does Trump’s Hair Resemble a South American Flannel Caterpillar?

Does Trump’s Hair Resemble a South American Flannel Caterpillar?

Friday on Howell & Yarbrough…. We talked about panhandling, Prince and VIP syndrome, and Donald Trump’s hair. Panhandling Bob had a panhandler flag him down and say she needed money for gas to get home after leaving an apparently abusive man. Bob offered to fill up her tank, but she declined. Catherine says that means…MORE

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