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After Postponed Vote, Nashville Is Still Flirting With New Dockless Scooter Rules

Nashville came to the brink of passing revised dockless electric scooter regulations on Tuesday night, but last-minute concerns mean changes could take another three rounds of votes by the Metro Council.

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State lawmakers took an early step Wednesday toward reducing the strength of local police oversight boards. The proposal would strip the subpoena power from the new Community Oversight Board in Nashville, as well as the longstanding board in Knoxville.

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Two hundred sixty-nine pages.

That’s the length of a new report put out Wednesday by the Tennessee Comptroller's Office on “Sex Week," the annual sex education program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

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Heavy downpours swelled creeks and inundated low-lying areas around Middle Tennessee on Wednesday, leading dozens of roads to become impassable.

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A near-death experience altered Mark Lemley's life when he was 17. It was a car accident that put his best friend into a coma and haunted him for more than two decades.

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Nashville came to the brink of passing revised dockless electric scooter regulations on Tuesday night, but last-minute concerns mean changes could take another three rounds of votes by the Metro Council.

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Nashville's soggy February is expected to set a record within the next few days. But even with half a foot of rain in the forecast, widespread flooding is unlikely.

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Indicted Nashville police Officer Andrew Delke returned to court Tuesday — and briefly answered a few questions — as attorneys argued over pre-trial matters.

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Some Nashville leaders are pushing for a significant change to local elections after a year in which multiple contests ended up in run-off contests, which take extra time and money to conduct.

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Decatur County General Hospital narrowly avoided closure last year and remains a threat to the overall finances of the local government. That's a negative finding from an audit conducted by the Tennessee Comptroller.

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A new bill filed in the Tennessee General Assembly would trigger a ban on abortions — but only if the country’s highest court overturns Roe v. Wade.

The proposal by Sen. Dolores Gresham, R-Somerville, and Rep. Susan Lynn, R-Mt. Juliet, is one of many such measures making their way through state legislatures.

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Each day on 91Classical, amidst the variety of the day's playlist, we offer a handful of featured selections at set times. Breakfast Baroque gets your day off to a light start, the Lunchtime Local features composers and performers from right here in the Midstate, the 5:00 Waltz celebrates the end of the workday, and our evening features take a different tack each night, from music that carries you to a specific spot on the globe to orchestral music first heard in the movie theater. Here's what's coming up this week: 

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A selection of events from the Arts Calendar that caught our eye this week.

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ALIAS Chamber Ensemble's winter concert features local composers in premieres of large chamber works. Four of the eight in the program brought a reduced preview to Studio C.

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