- Tragic as the Gulf oil spill is (especially now that the Boston Globe gave us a look inside) we are happy to hear that it won’t be hitting northwest Tennessee anytime soon, since apparently some folks were concerned, for some reason. [Post Politics]
- Everyone on Capitol Hill is breathing a big sigh of relief now that the Tennessee House finally passed the budget, sans fish hatchery, and sent it to Governor Phil. [WKRN]
- A man caught growing marijuana in Trousdale County says he was just fightin’ the terrorists: “They have not released the suspect’s name, but the sheriff said the man told him he had seen former President George W. Bush once say that people who buy drugs off the street were supporting terrorism, so he decided to grow his own.” This makes so much sense! [WSMV]
- We don’t quite get how a stack of Hank Williams’ rare unheard recordings ended up in a trash can, but thankfully someone rescued them before they were dumped. They’ll be released as a collection at the end of September. [WSMV]
- Some jerks vandalized a neighborhood of Habitat for Humanity homes, which might be one of the meanest things we’ve ever heard. [WSMV]
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