Happy Hour: Duck And Cover, Oak Ridge

  • Nuclear waste from the Manhattan Project that’s being stored in Oak Ridge will soon be moving out of town, with 60-120 loads headed out to New Mexico over the next three years. [WTVF]
  • Speaking of nuclear things in Oak Ridge, their East Tennessee Technology Park had kind of a scare today when it had to be evacuated for an accidental chemical reaction. Small wonder that the Oak Ridge folks aren’t glowing in the dark by now. [Tennessean]
  • Even though MTA just cut a few bus routes, they’re adding express service from Sumner County into Nashville. [WSMV]
  • Tennessee’s tax collections are about $60M less than everyone thought. [WTVF]
  • The story that’s been all over the blogs this week is finally in the news: An undocumented pregnant woman who was taken into custody after driving without a license was made to wear restraints while she had a kid and for several hours after. [WSMV]
  • The Williamson County Schools data snafu could end up setting them back about $100K. [WSMV]

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