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Here are PDF copies of some of the stories I wrote for The Tennessean during the summer of 2012:

Artisan_June15_Cover_Jake_Old – The cover story on June 15 about the Artisan Festival in Nashville.
Artisan_June15_Continued_Jake_Old – The continuation of the above story.
Author_Q_and_A_July8_Jake_Old – Author Q&A with Bob Joyce.
Author_Q_and_A_July15_Jake_Old – Author Q&A with Gary Slaughter.
Author_Q_and_A_July22_Jake_Old – Author Q&A with Andrew Derr.
Author_Q_and_A_July_29_Jake_Old – Author Q&A with Alice Randall.
Author_Q_and_A_June3_Jake_Old – Author Q&A with Mike Pentecost.
Author_Q_and_A_June17_Jake_Old – Author Q&A with Donna VanLiere.
Author_Q_and_A_June_24_Jake_Old -Author Q&A with “Two Foot” Fred Gill.
Author_Q_and_A_September2_Jake_Old – Author Q&A with Nicolas Soames.
Best_Bets_June3_Jake_Old – Best Bets feature on Murfreesboro FolkFest.
Chronic_Migraine_July19_Jake_Old – Health feature about chronic migraine.
Cirque_Michael_Jackson_June8_Cover_Jake_Old – The cover story on June 8 about Michael Jackson’s longtime drummer Jonathan Moffitt performing in Cirque du Soleil.
Cirque_Michael_Jackson_June8_Continued_Jake_Old – The continuation of the above story.
Kabler_Take_Steps_June21_Jake_Old – June 21 story about Jason Kabler, a musician who suffers from Colitis.
Kids_Triathlon_May31_Jake_Old – Feature on the Nashville Kids Triathlon, with a focus on Girls on the Run.
Literary_Conference_June3_Jake_Old – Story about a Nashville literary conference.
Namm_trade_show_front_Jake_Old – Front page of a story on the NAMM trade show.
Namm_trade_show_continued_Jake_Old – The rest of the NAMM story.
Nossi_artist_Jake_Old – Story about Arden von Haeger, an artist and instructor at Nossi College of Arts who had a work recognized by the NCAA.

Here are links to a few stories I did for the Tennessean’s music blog:

http://blogs.tennessean.com/tunein/2012/06/09/swamp-people-star-stops-at-cma-says-he-loves-tennessee/

http://blogs.tennessean.com/tunein/2012/06/08/cma-music-fest-offers-more-than-just-music/

http://blogs.tennessean.com/tunein/2012/06/09/fans-line-up-to-meet-edens-edge/

http://blogs.tennessean.com/tunein/2012/06/09/cmt-reality-star-gets-the-crowd-dancing-downtown/

Finally, here are some links to some of my work with FangFaction.com:

http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/may/coyotes-eliminate-predators-in-game-five.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/april/phoenix-steals-game-one-4-3-in-ot.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/april/predators-eliminate-red-wings-in-game-five.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/april/hockeytown-belongs-to-nashville.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/april/nashville-thriving-in-strange-playoffs.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/april/shea-weber-fined-2500-for-zeterberg-hit.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/april/nasvhille-opens-series-with-a-3-2-win-over-detroit.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/april/radulov-lifts-predators-to-2-1-shootout-win.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/march/predators-at-blues-preview.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/march/predators-cannot-overcome-poor-play-and-officiating-in-6-3-loss.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/march/predators-fall-to-kings-4-2.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/march/kostitsyn-brothers-prove-too-much-for-detroit-in-3-2-win.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/march/predators-defeat-panthers-3-1.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/march/nashville-predators-florida-panthers-preview.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/february/predators-defeat-kings-2-1.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/february/predators-trade-for-paul-gaustad.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/february/predators-fall-to-blue-in-a-shootout.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/february/predators-defeat-canucks-3-1.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/february/red-wings-win-on-late-goal.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/february/predators-snap-losing-streak-with-win-over-blackhawks.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/february/canucks-defeat-predators-in-shootout.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/february/nashville-vs-vancouver-preview.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/february/st-louis-vs-nashville-preview.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/january/preds-pull-away-from-blue-jackets-with-late-goals.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/january/predators-extend-streak-with-3-1-win-over-shorthanded-blackhawks.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/january/suters-comments-and-his-future-with-the-preds.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/january/preds-keep-winning-with-dramatic-comeback.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/january/predators-vs-flyers-preview.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/february/did-the-kings-steal-a-point-in-the-standings.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/february/philadelphia-snaps-nashvilles-win-streak.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/february/predators-snap-losing-streak-with-win-over-blackhawks.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/december/erat-lifts-weber-less-preds-over-blues.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/october/predators-open-season-with-a-win.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/august/wade-belak-found-dead.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/august/a-strange-tragic-off-season.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/august/time-travel-with-nhl-94.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/august/five-reasons-to-be-excited-for-next-season.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/july/smashville-adds-niclas-bergfors.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/july/salary-dumping-continues.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/june/preds-new-logo-among-other-things.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/june/nashville-comes-up-empty-on-awards.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/june/nashville-comes-up-empty-on-awards.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/may/preds-fall-to-canucks-3-2-in-game-three.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/april/predators-play-awful-fall-1-0-to-vancouver-in-game-one.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/april/being-a-fan-of-tennessee-professional-sports.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/april/predators-finally-advance-to-round-two.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/april/predators-take-control-of-series-in-dramatic-fashion.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/april/welcome-to-smashville.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/april/it-is-officially-qonq.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/april/nashville-doesnt-cough-it-up-defeat-atlanta-6-3.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/april/nashville-falls-in-ot-to-detroit-4-3.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/march/hating-detroit.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/march/one-fish-two-fish.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/march/looking-ahead-dallas-and-beyond.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2011-articles/march/hockeys-big-comeback.html
http://www.fangfaction.com/2012-articles/june/farewell-fang-faction.html

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