Happy Hour: Feel Good Friday

  • Mayor Dean signed the controversial non-discrimination ordinance today expressly banning Metro from discriminating against its employees based on sexual orientation or gender identity. [Out & About]
  • The Metro Planning Commission will decide in two weeks whether or not the “second downtown” Bells Bend development project will get one final shot at succeeding before the commission. [WSMV]
  • A judge ruled today that Mechelle McNair will receive the full $670,000 that she requested from Steve McNair’s estate. His two oldest sons are headed to court soon to request their own shares. [WTVFWZTV]
  • The Tennessee Board of Regents is reporting increases of 5% in 4-year university enrollment and almost 15% in community college enrollment since last fall. [WTVF]
  • Metro will soon be buying up an old car lot on Charlotte Avenue to build that shiny new DNA crime lab that was promised to the West Precinct. [City Paper]

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