- Of the 35 Metro schools tested for the cancer-causing radon gas over Spring Break, 28 were found to have radon levels higher than what is considered safe. [Tennessean]
- The campaign to get Nashville on the move by walking 100 miles with Mayor Dean kicks off tomorrow morning at Bicentennial State Park. [WKRN]
- Election officials have certified the results of Lakewood’s vote to dissolve their charter and become part of Metro Nashville. With a difference of just 11 votes, it was only slightly less controversial than the first time they voted on it with a difference of one vote. [WTVF]
- Meanwhile in Oak Ridge, a man won his battle in court to keep his toilet flower planter in the front yard. The city originally cited him for “rubbish” in his lawn, but he argued that the definition of “rubbish” is too vague and that his toilet full of flowers was certainly not trash. [WKRN]
- Shelby Bottoms may be purchasing a 132-acre space to expand to the northwest. [City Paper]
- Paper unemployment checks have begun their official phase-out in West Tennessee. East and Middle Tennessee will follow suit later on this month. [WZTV]
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