Thursday, May 20, 2010

Morning Roundup: Cash for Flood-Ravaged Houses?

Posted By on Thu, May 20, 2010 at 7:43 AM

More details surface of Metro's proposed program to buy and raze flood-damaged homes in Nashville's floodway, with FEMA footing 75 percent of the bill and the city splitting the rest. ... Meanwhile, the estimate of private-property damage rises to $1.9 billion. ... Among the flood-repair expenses: $15 million for Schermerhorn Symphony Center, $2.5 million for LP Field. ... State legislators want answers about the release of floodwaters from area dams. ... Find out if you qualify for a free cell phone giveaway. ... Some 31,000 tons of flood debris is being sorted out according to FEMA regulation. ... Los Angeles gets an eyewitness flood account from an unexpected correspondent: Harmony Korine. One word: Elephants? ... The flood won't dampen plans for Nashville Pride to proceed next month at Riverfront Park. ... Come back downtown, Second Avenue businesses say, facing big drops in attendance and revenue. ...

Police say an 18-year-old former Pearl-Cohn student admitted emailing death threats to school administrators in a fit of pique because he was expelled. ... Video catches a teen on a class trip jumping into the Tennessee River from a ferry boat's top deck. ... Hillsboro High is getting a new principal as the school's controversial former chief moves to another assignment. ... A mother demands to know how her 1-year-old received third-degree burns at her Clarksville day-care center. ... A ninth-floor fire is quickly contained at Belle Meade Tower condominiums, but not before an 82-year-old woman dies of smoke inhalation. ... Free wi-fi will soon cover much of downtown, Erin Lawley reports. ...

Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley and Miley Cyrus are among the nominees for the 22nd Annual MusicRow Awards. ... Chris Johnson continues his holdout, but so far the Titans show no signs of budging from his current contract. ...

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