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Friday, May 30, 2014

 

TRAFFIC CLOSURES CMA MUSIC FEST
If you work downtown, you are probably already aware of road closures that started this morning on 1st ave between Demonbreun and Church for the CMA Music Fest.  More road closures will be added through the weekend, and will affect downtown all of next week.  For a full list, check here.
 
GOOGLE FIBER HIRING
Google Fiber is hiring a city manager and other key positions in advance of their super-high spe

Thursday, May 29, 2014

V.A. PROBLEMS
The Inspector's General's office issued a scathing report about problems at the V.A.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

HACKERS ARE MEAN
The hackers are winning. A survey of cyber crime finds that online attackers breaking into computers to steal information and interfere with business are more technologically advanced than those trying to stop them. Three out of four respondents in the survey of U.S.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

MOST STOLEN CARS

You are the only one who loves your Honda. According to LoJack's annual list of the most stole cars, the Accord and Civic are the two most popular among thieves. Rounding out the top five: Toyota Camry and Corolla and the Chevy Silverado rounding out the top five. Also black cars were stolen more than any other color.

NON-ANTHRAX HEARING
A Tennessee prisoner accused of sending threatening letters to Gov.

Friday, May 23, 2014

FRIDAY IS DON'T FRY DAY TO PREVENT SKIN CANCER
The American Cancer society has declared today DON'T FRY day, and reminds you to add sunscreen to your weekend shopping list, and to wear a hat, and sunglasses when you're outside. Skin cancer kills at least 9 thousand people a year.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

ACCIDENT THAT KILLED METRO POLICE OFFICER RECREATED.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

NEW TERRORIST THREATS?
Our U.S. intelligence community is said to be getting quite concerned about a new stream of threats from al-Qaeda. CNN is reporting that there are threats of attacks inside the United States, and American and Western targets in Europe. A senior U.S. official says, so far, none of the threats has been corroborated.

MOST WANTED ALLEGED CHILD RAPIST CAPTURED AFTER THREE YEARS
One of Tennessee's Top 10 most-wanted fugitives has been captured.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

CHINA WARNS OF RETALIATION
China is warning the United States that they'll retaliate if the U.S. moves forward with charges against five Chinese military officers accused of cyberspying.
Attorney General Eric Holder announced on Monday that several American companies were targeted by Chinese military officers and China has been quick to the defense.

Monday, May 19, 2014

GAS PRICES GOING DOWN. YAY!
At least gas prices have stopped going up. For now. Gas prices dropped a few cents for the first time in about three months of going up, up, up. The national average is just under three-69 a gallon.

LOCAL: METRO ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL ISSUES URGENT PLEA FOR ADOPTION
Metro Animal Care and Control is issuing a plea to the public to come out and adopt a pet
Metro Animal Care and Control (MACC) is issuing a plea to the public to come out and adopt a so-called Extended Stay dog, one who's been there long enough they're out of time.

Friday, May 16, 2014

CALIFORNIA FIRES
The weather is finally getting on the side of firefighters in Southern California's San Diego County.  Temperatures are falling and the winds are dying down, but fire crews are facing a new enemy in the so-called "Firenadoes".  Those are giant funnels of flames that look like tornadoes.  The fires have destroyed at least 25 homes so far and claimed one life.
 Cops say two people are in custody for allegedly starting one of the brush fires burning in northern San Diego County. 

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