Good morning, Nashville, and happy Groundhog Day! Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow this morning which is supposed to indicate spring is on the way, though you probably wouldn’t know it based on the freezing temperatures and occasional burst of flurries outside. But hey, at least we’re not blanketed in three feet of snow like the rest of the country.
- It seems that the Starwood Amphitheater will soon be back in business. The Metro Council measure to revive it (at least temporarily) passed its final vote at last night’s meeting.
- Tennessee’s unemployment fund is predicted to hit a new low by the end of this quarter and will probably have to borrow from the federal government. This isn’t the first time they’ve done it, and officials say the loan would be small enough that the state could pay it back in a year.
- Bits & pieces. Flu season is traditionally at its worst in February, though it’s already pretty bad in Tennessee … Vanderbilt University Medical Center is taking part in an international study examining the genetic component of Alzheimer’s … The Department of Correction is proposing an end to convict work crews and the early release of nearly 800 prisoners, which would save the state about $2 million … American Idol finalist Danny Gokey is opening up a new transitional home for families in East Nashville.
Photo by Kerry Woo. We will just keep posting the cupcake pictures from our pool until they run out. Go ahead, try us.
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