Morning Roundup: From Cold Water to Hot Chicken

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The City Paper begins its meaty cover package of flood-related follow-up with a commemoration of the nine Nashvillians thus far known to be lost in the disaster. ... Beverly Keel surveys the damage in North Nashville, where residents feel they were ignored in their own city the way Nashville was initially slighted by the national media. ... Sadly, it can happen here: Police bust looters in Bellevue. Joey Garrison reports. ... Meanwhile, Vic Lineweaver tells Garrison the soaked Juvenile Court records may be salvageable. How well did other civic entities cope with the flood? ... E. Thomas Wood and J.R. Lind describe the great 1927 flood that ravaged the city. There's even an account from an eyewitness: famed Nashville attorney James O. Bass Sr., just a few months shy of his 100th birthday, who recalls the event as if it were yesterday. ...

Water-conservation efforts appear to be working, but don't stop. ... U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke tour the area today to decide if their departments need to offer aid. We'll help them out: Yes. ... WSMV checks in on the flood-battered mobile-home residents of Madison's Old Hickory Estates. ... Where cell phones are useless, Gail Kerr writes, communication by poster board works just fine. ... Help arrives for flood-stricken Donelson residents. ... It ends happily, but this 10-year-old Forest Hills girl's story is a parent's worst nightmare. ... Former Vandy Coach George MacIntyre needs the city's help. David Climer tells why. ...

A Department of Child Services worker is among the four men arrested in the home-invasion murder last summer of 12-year-old Makia Woodland. ... Spring Hill's police chief and assistant chief resign under investigation. ... A LifeWay poll finds that 72 percent of "Millennials" (i.e., those aged 18-29) aren't big on organized religion. ... David Boclair talks to new Titans linebacker Will Witherspoon. ... Don't know if you're watching FX's super-cool series Justified, but last week's plot actually pivoted upon Nashville's very own Prince's Hot Chicken. Hat tip: Randy Horick.

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