Happy Hour: Let’s All Hug The Weekend

  • Williamson County Schools officials have  gotten so many complaints from parents about excessive homework assignments that they’re considering putting some parameters on how much teachers are allowed to assign. [WSMV]
  • A man who disappeared after kayaking on the Harpeth River was found safe and sound, though it sounds like he gave his wife quite a scare. [WKRN]
  • Plans for a new mosque in Brentwood were shelved after some angry residents pointed out that it would cause traffic problems and somehow also flooding. [WKRN]
  • May 2010 has been a record-breaker in more ways than one. [Nashville WX]
  • Metro Police have some t-shirts on sale to benefit the 20 or so police officers who kept on working around the clock during the flood despite losing their own homes. [WSMV]
  • One of the state budget proposals suggests cutting the money for programs that fight infant mortality even though Tennessee has one of the highest rates in the nation. [WSMV]

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