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Thursday, June 12, 2014

BONNAROO KICKS OFF TONIGHT
www.bonnaroo.com
The Bonnaroonies are here, and more are on the way. The gates opened last night in Manchester for the 13th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The first shows are tonight, and headliners include Elton John, Jack White, Lionel Richie and Kanye West. They're expecting 80 thousand people to attend.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

POLICE LOOKING FOR HERMITAGE BANK ROBBER
Bad guy on the loose! Local Police are hoping you'll check out the surveillance photos and see if you know the crook who robbed the Fifth Third Bank yesterday afternoon in Hermitage. The guy told clerks he had a bomb and demanded cash.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

FRIENDLY FIRE KILLS FIVE U.S. SERVICEMEMBERS
Five U.S. servicemembers have been killed in Afghanistan... when a coalition jet called in to help ward off a Taliban attack mistakenly bombed them. American and Afghan forces are working on a security operation ahead of Saturday's presidential election. 

V.A. INSPECTOR GENERAL SAYS THERE MAY BE CHARGES
There could be charges filed in the VA appointment coverup.

Monday, June 9, 2014

SEVERE WEATHER POSSIBLE TODAY, TOMORROW (Monday, Tuesday) 
We're trading the heat today, for more rain. And, according to Justin Bruce from our News2 Weather Center, the chance of some severe storms, including damaging winds and maybe even some hail, tonight and tomorrow.

CMA MUSIC FEST COMES TO AN END...

Friday, June 6, 2014

OBAMA SPEAKS ABOUT NORMANDY INVASION HEROES
President Obama is praising the heroes who stormed French beaches 70 years ago today for changing the course of history and stopping Hitler's reign of terror.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

SEVERE STORMS OVERNIGHT
We had some severe storms overnight in some parts of Middle Tennessee. That means that today, all that rain continues to flow back into the streams and creeks, and we have several counties under a flash flood warning until 9, including Dickson, Hickman, Maury and Williamson County. That's a flash flood WARNING for those counties, till nine this morning.

LIGHTNING STRIKE BURNS CHURCH NEAR AIRPORT
It looks like a lightning strike is responsible for a fire that burned Trinity Church of the Nazarene on Vultee Boulevard near the Nashville airport ..

Wednesday, June 5,2014

SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT HERE
www.wkrn.com/weather

When you get home this afternoon, make sure you put down the patio umbrella, take in the pillows, and get things ready for storms.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

CMA WEEK INFO YOU'LL NEED
CMA Week is underway.  You'll wanna watch out for people with out-of-state tags, because our one-way-only streets, detours, and roads that have four different names, depending on where you are,  will have them confused, and possibly driving erratically. 
          Last night, country music fans gathered at First and Broadway for the CMA World Global Live concert.  Tonight on Lower Broadway, the "Music City Gives Back" concert with Rodney Atkins headlining.

Monday, June 2, 2014

STONES RIVER TOURS
The National Parks Service is offering free tours of the Stones River National Cemetery in Murfreesboro this summer. The tours are conducted by a park ranger by lantern light, featuring stories from diaries of men who died in the Civil War.
http://www.nps.gov/stri/planyourvisit/events.htm

DON MEYER
Hundreds of people gathered at Lipscomb University yesterday to remember coaching legend, Don Meyer.

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

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