Good morning, Nashville. Several Metro Schools staff members made a colorful appearance at last night’s School Board meeting to let everyone know just how excited they are about their hours, jobs, and incomes being cut. Last week, the board proposed a new budget for next year that would cut 665 jobs and shave one hour off of bus drivers’ workdays. One of the workers even joked that he would need to get a second job working at the new Music City Center or the riverfront water park.
- Storms on the way. You may have noticed that it’s a little warmer outside than forecasters predicted, which is awesome, except it puts us at a much greater risk for some severe weather tomorrow.
- What is your emergency? We’re happy to hear that Williamson County won’t be charging people $300 for making 911 phone calls, which we didn’t even realize was a possibility until they brought it up. Hey, we’re in a recession!
- Bits & pieces. Tennessee lawmakers want to make sure our gas tax revenue stays in Tennessee … There’s this drug that you can legally buy at the store that mimics marijuana but you’d better stock up before it’s banned! … A mobile meth lab set up shop in a Montgomery County nonprofit, much to the nonprofit’s surprise … This article says that the Fairgrounds racing is coming back, but all the other articles said that it wasn’t so we have no idea.
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