Friday, March 20, 2009

Morning Roundup: Students Shout at MTSU President and Bredesen Ponders Whether to Save the Cows

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MTSU President Sidney McPhee outlines potential budget cuts, including eliminating 23 concentrations and majors, and students march in protest. "Students should calm down and be informed of my response I released an hour ago. Shouting does not solve a lot of problems," McPhee told students outside his home. ... Gov. Phil Bredesen frets over whether to move the state Jersey milk cow herd from Lewisburg to Spring Hill. Lewisburg's "Save the Cows" delegation meets with Bredesen to make its case. ... Hemlock breaks ground for its semiconductor plant near Clarksville. ... State's new $135 million computer goes haywire. Paychecks go missing; workers disappear off the payroll. ... Layoffs at the Commercial Appeal. ... Attorney Rob Briley needs more time to prepare the Snooper Trooper's case. ... FedEx slashing $1 billion in expenses and 1,000 jobs.


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