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Pancho & Lefty's Cantina is coming to Melrose.
- The local taco restaurant, owned by the team behind Edley's Bar-B-Que, will open later this summer in the Eighth Avenue space previously occupied by The Sutler.
Abortions in Tennessee are now outlawed starting at about six weeks into a pregnancy.
- A federal appeals court allowed the six-week ban to go into effect following the ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court last week that overturned Roe v. Wade.
Registered voters in Davidson County may be entitled to a portion of a federal lawsuit settlement over unsolicited robocalls that went out in 2020.
- Voters were encouraged in the robocalls to support the effort to recall Mayor John Cooper and some members of the Metro Council.
Abortion providers acknowledged a court order blocking a six-week abortion ban in Tennessee "is no longer warranted" after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week that overturned Roe v. Wade.
- The six-week ban could go into effect as soon as Tuesday, ahead of a near-total ban next month.
Escape the summer heat with these swimming spots, all listed on pool-sharing company Swimply.
How it works: Pool owners can list their pools for chunks of time, just like homeowners list their properties on Airbnb.
The overturning of Roe v. Wade underscored the divide between liberal Nashville and the state's deeply conservative political leaders.
- Following the ruling, Nashville politicians renewed their opposition to the city hosting the Republican National Convention in 2024.
For the first time in 50 years, pro-abortion rights politicians are navigating policy positions in states like Tennessee where abortion will soon be banned.
- In Nashville, progressive leaders' ideas range from ignoring the state's ban on abortions to financing trips for legal abortions in other states.
New restrictions on abortions in Tennessee could go into effect as early as this week.
- The state already has a "trigger law" that will ban nearly all abortions 30 days after the Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade.
- But Tennessee attorney general Herbert Slatery III is fighting to limit abortion access in the meantime.