Happy Hour: Counting Some Heads

  • A big shout-out to the 69% of Tennesseeans who have turned in their US Census forms! So far, we’ve matched the rate at which we turned them in back in the 2000 Census. The core counties, however, still have a long way to go. [Tennessean]
  • Lots of flights have been disrupted by that whole volcanic cloud mess over in the UK, but so far no flights in or out of BNA have been disrupted. [Tennessean]
  • A Juvenile Court judge who was displaying a political sign in her yard for today’s special election is blaming the sign on her husband, since she’s not endorsing any candidate. [City Paper]
  • LenDale White has decided to stay for a little while. [Tennessean]
  • The Associated Press estimates that 200 folks participated in the Tea Party march to the Capitol today, which is a statistic with which we feel sure someone will argue. [WZTV]
  • Mayor Dean plans to unveil a new website, Connecting New Nashvillians (not live yet), which will be a tool to connect Nashville’s immigrant community to the goods and services they need. [Tennessean]
  • Tennessee’s unemployment rate went from 10.7% to 10.6% during the month of March, and hey, it’s progress! [Tennessean]