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John Cooper inauguration
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There's no mystery about the top priority for the new Nashville Metro Council: Finding the money to pay for essential services in a growing city.

Nashville Mayor John Cooper
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Backed by marching bands and mariachi music, new Nashville Mayor John Cooper was sworn into office Saturday with a vow to follow through on the wishes he heard from voters.