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Season 2 of ‘Nashville’ Could Pocket More Than $13M From City, State

Season 2 of ‘Nashville’ Could Pocket More Than $13M From City, State

by / on June 24, 2013

The total government incentive package for shooting season 2 of the TV show “Nashville” could top $13 million. On Monday the city announced it would chip in $750,000.

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Signs Point To ABC’s ‘Nashville’ Staying Put In Nashville

Signs Point To ABC’s ‘Nashville’ Staying Put In Nashville

by / on June 21, 2013

The casting agency that finds extras for the TV show “Nashville” is reopening its Music City office next month, according to a Facebook announcement. The company has been told shooting resumes July 17th, even though the show has not confirmed publicly it plans to keep filming in Nashville.

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Metro Prepares To Pony Up For Second Season Of ‘Nashville’

Metro Prepares To Pony Up For Second Season Of ‘Nashville’

by / on May 23, 2013

Producers of the TV drama ‘Nashville’ say shooting here isn’t a sure thing for season 2.  They’ve yet to tap Metro coffers for help, but it’s increasingly looking like they will.

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Primetime Soap as a Tourism Ad Campaign

Primetime Soap as a Tourism Ad Campaign

by / on October 10, 2012

Listen Now:   Nashville’s tourism industry is making the most of the city’s new primetime spotlight. The ABC show bearing Music City’s name premiers Wednesday night. Tourism officials say they couldn’t have written a better script themselves.

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The Hip-hop Echo of the Nashville Sound

The Hip-hop Echo of the Nashville Sound

by / on May 18, 2012

Music City has a growing talent pool of rappers who value things like guitar playing and songcraft, staples of Nashville’s more recognizable genres.

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MNPD Opens First of Three New Precinct Buildings

by / on December 14, 2011

The Metro Nashville Police Department has opened a new headquarters for the West Precinct, which includes an area stretching from Vanderbilt to Bellevue.

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Mayor, Omni Unveil Proposed Deal for Convention-Center Hotel

by / on August 24, 2010

Metro Government will effectively pay half the cost of a hotel to go with its new downtown convention center. That’s part of a proposed deal with Omni Hotels, which will pay cash for the cost of construction and end up the sole owner.

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Yarbro to Ask for Recount in Bid to Unseat State Sen. Henry

by / on August 12, 2010

A young Democratic challenger says he’ll ask for a recount in his close primary contest against a longstanding state senator.

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Massive North Nashville Fire Creates Plume Visible From Downtown

Massive North Nashville Fire Creates Plume Visible From Downtown

by / on July 20, 2010

About a hundred firefighters and other workers responded to a massive blaze this afternoon in a residential area in north Nashville.

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Middle Tennessee’s Housing Market Continues to Improve

by / on July 9, 2010

Home sales in the Nashville area rose again in June for the ninth consecutive month.

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Antioch Residents Vent Frustration at Tent City Meeting

by / on June 4, 2010

Some Antioch residents are upset they were never included in the decision to relocate a homeless camp to their neighborhood. Dozens showed up to vent their frustration at a three-hour town hall meeting Thursday night.

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Council to Vote on Refinancing Bond Debt

by / on May 17, 2010

The measure is part of Mayor Karl Dean’s plan to raise cash and sidestep drastic budget cuts or a tax hike. But some on the council are still skeptical.

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Water Treatment Plant Won’t Be Fixed Until End of May: Dean

Water Treatment Plant Won’t Be Fixed Until End of May: Dean

by / on May 13, 2010

One of Nashville’s two water treatment plants will remain out of commission through the end of the month. In the meantime, Nashville’s mayor says the city’s water conservation efforts are paying off.

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GALLERY: More Photos After Nashville’s Flood

GALLERY: More Photos After Nashville’s Flood

by / on May 6, 2010

Another collection of photos from the flood’s aftermath.

Rob Gordon contributes.

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Gallery: After the Flood

Gallery: After the Flood

by / on May 5, 2010

More of Nashville Public Radio’s photos of the
flood’s aftermath across Middle Tennessee.

Nina Cardona contributed to this collection.

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Cumberland River’s Crest Revised

by / on May 3, 2010

National weather officials now say the Cumberland River will crest at 52.5 feet at 8 p.m. on Monday night. The river was originally projected to crest at 51.5 feet at noon on Monday.

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Dean Creates New Position Over Green Initiatives

by / on April 1, 2010

That announcement came in the midst of budget hearings, as the city braces for layoffs. The new office will be paid for by a federal grant, and Dean says it could help the city obtain more money later on.

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Council Holds Off On Reworking Public Art Funding

by / on March 17, 2010

Last night Nashville’s City Council voted to hold off on a measure that would rework how Metro funds public art. The bill’s sponsor says it looks like there won’t be a need for such a change.

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Nashville and Other Music Cities Crash Austin’s SXSW Party

by / on March 17, 2010

This year Nashville has joined the growing list of cities, states and even countries that send government representatives to the South-by-Southwest music festival and trade show in Austin, Texas. Nashville leaders feel like they’re defending the Music City brand.

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Dean Says City Will Consider Lawsuit, But Not His Preferred Option

by / on March 15, 2010

Lawyers for the city of Nashville are considering suing the state for more education money. That’s after city council members complained the state spends more money per student in smaller areas.

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