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Top Nashville news: Teens charged in homicide to be tried as adults; Spirit bringing 345 jobs; more

Top Nashville news: Teens charged in homicide to be tried as adults; Spirit bringing 345 jobs; more
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By Hoodline - Published on February 14, 2020.

Missed the most recent top news in Nashville? Read on for everything you need to know.

Bloomberg focuses on Trump in his return to Nashville

With less than three weeks until Tennessee's presidential primary, former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg returned to Nashville on Wednesday, seeking to energize locals to reaffirm his big gamble for Super Tuesday states. 

Read the full story on USA TODAY.

Spirit Airlines moving operations center to Nashville area

The project to move the operations center from Miramar, Florida, to Williamson County, Tennessee, represents an investment of $11.3 million and will bring 345 jobs to Tennessee over the next five years, officials said Thursday. 

Read the full story on Houston Chronicle.

2 teens charged in singer's death to be tried as adults

Two teenagers accused of fatally shooting a Tennessee musician during an attempted robbery will be charged as adults, attorneys in the case confirmed Thursday. The two teens, along with three girls, who at the time were ages 12, 14 and 15, were charged with criminal homicide in the February 2019 death of Kyle Yorlets, 24. 

Read the full story on Houston Chronicle.

60-year anniversary marks protests of segregation at Nashville lunch counters

On Feb. 13, 1960, more than 100 young African Americans staged the first demonstrations to desegregate Nashville lunch counters.

Read the full story on WRAL David Crabtree.


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