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Mayor Cooper reflects on tough first year in office
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Mayor John Cooper reflects on first year in office
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Gov. says Nashville should reopen, denies request for funding from Metro
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Nashville moving to Phase 3 on Oct. 1; bars can increase capacity starting Friday
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Nashville to allow fewer than 7,000 fans at Nissan Stadium for Steelers game on Oct. 4
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Gov. Lee rejects Metro Mayor Cooper's request for $82.6M additional coronavirus relief funding
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Metro fire, police officials estimate hundreds of jobs lost if property tax referendum passes
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'The cuts will be deep and painful;' Comptroller warns Metro of cuts if property tax is repealed
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Report: Lee to issue order closing nonessential businessesThe Volunteer State will soon be under a “safer at home” order. The Tennessean reports that Gov. Bill Lee will issue the order later today. As with Nashville Mayor John Cooper’s order, which he..
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Street by Vanderbilt basketball gym named for Perry WallaceNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The first black basketball player on scholarship in the Southeastern Conference now has a street named after him outside of Vanderbilt University’s Memorial Gymnasium...
Tenn. Gov. Lee, Nashville Mayor Cooper meet with Oracle officialsIf the recruitment is successful, a local Oracle office could rival Amazon's 5,000-person operations center as one of the largest economic development deals in state history.
Keith Urban to Be Joined by Stevie Nicks at Nashville's New Year's Eve ShowAbout the collaboration, Nashville Mayor John Cooper says, 'To have someone of the caliber and stature of Stevie Nicks join *Keith Urban* on stage is an incredible way to cap off the year.'
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Nashville mayor’s race on ballot for Thursday’s electionNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It’s Election Day in Nashville, Mayor David Briley faces multiple challengers. Briley is running for re-election for the first time in the city where Democratic voters..
The Tennessean makes endorsement in race for Nashville mayorAfter declining to do so for last year’s special election, The Tennessean has made an endorsement in the Aug. 1 race to become Nashville’s next mayor. The Tennessean’s Editorial Board has..
Metro to buy almost 800 acres of Bells Bend green spaceNashville is set to add nearly 800 acres of greenspace to its parks and greenways system. Nashville Mayor David Briley announced Monday evening a deal to pay a total of $9.3 million for the land in..