Challenger Jamie Hollin appears to have beaten Pam Murray
in the District 5 recall election by a vote of 542 to 539, but with three or four provisional ballots outstanding, it's too soon to know for sure. One thing we do know: It's been one of the ugliest political chapters
in recent Nashville history.... GM offers jobs to 840 of the 2,000 Spring Hill plant workers
scheduled to be laid off Nov. 25--but the jobs are in Lansing, Mich.... In the rezoning lawsuit, Metro school board member Mark North testifies that he was threatened politically
by an NAACP official....
Despite last weekend's historic House vote, Rep. Jim Cooper says health care reform is "still on life support
."... Rep. Marsha Blackburn is just fine with tea party extremists calling Obama "socialist" and "evil."
... Though he was a staunch critic of "Bredesen's Bunker," gubernatorial candidate Ron Ramsey says he'd use it if elected governor
: "What am I going to do, just board up the windows?"... Swine flu vaccination has begun at Nashville schools
Following their Wednesday night performance at Exit/In, Canadian rock duo The King Khan & BBQ Show are arrested on their way to a St. Louis show
. The charge is rumored to be drug possession. Nashville's Those Darlins do their best to salvage the night.... And if you suffer from paraskavedekatriaphobia
, today is not your day....