Bright & Early: Won’t You Be His Neighbor Edition

Good morning, Nashville, and happy Friday! Your morning headlines:

  • John Rich would like you to consider being his neighbor! Yes, really. [WTVF]
  • Despite all the drama with his contract negotiations, the Titans say they’re not even considering a Chris Johnson trade at this point. [Tennessean]
  • According to the census data from 2010, Tennessee had a higher-than-average divorce rate in 2009 with more than 11 out of every 1,000 men and women calling it quits. [WKRN]
  • Speaking of census data, it shows that Tennessee has 6.5 same-sex households per 10,000. [Out & About]
  • Hey Maury County Fair, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency called and they would like their salmonella-laced turtles back. [WTVF]
  • The Preds are getting a new flagship radio station! Next season you’ll be able to catch ‘em on 102.5 The Game. [City Paper]
  • Dozens of folks headed out to Senator Bob Corker’s office yesterday to let him know they were kind of angry that Congress isn’t creating more jobs. [WTVF]
  • Our children are not as unhealthy as they used to be, relatively speaking. So hooray for that! [WZTV]
  • “Americana” has made its way into the dictionary this year, along with “tweet” and “bromance.” [Tennessean]

Photo by Tom C. Frundle.

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