- The killer tomatoes are here with three tomato-linked salmonella cases having been confirmed today in Williamson and Rutherford counties. The TN Department of Health still hasn’t figured out where they came from, so steer clear, folks. [WKRN]
- Like a biblical plague, a herd of cicadas has made its first appearance in a Nashville park after hiding out underground for the last 17 years. The thumb-sized bugs will be mating and depositing their larvae underground, which will emerge in another 17 years for our viewing pleasure. Kind of cool, but also kind of gross. [Tennessean]
- A shipping truck that was supposed to be delivering $21,500 worth of beer to Putnam County finally showed up–but without the beer. We call that cruel and unusual. [Tennessean]
- The Music City Motorplex at the State Fairgrounds apparently owes $487,000 in taxes they never paid. Unsurprisingly, they’re trying to get out of it. [WSMV]
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