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News Analysis: Preds deal gets closer, maybe

Mayor Karl Dean and the local investors trying to buy the Nashville Predators may have moved a millimeter closer to a deal on a new lease on the Sommet Center. More

Mayor’s office rebukes story of Preds deal

Mayor Karl Dean’s office on Wednesday quickly rebuked a story posted earlier in the day on the Web site about the completion of a deal between the city and a group of local investors, led by David Freeman, which want to purchase the Nashville Predators from Craig Leipold. More

Group created to save the Belcourt buys it

Eight years after the formation of the nonprofit Belcourt, Yes!, Inc. by a group of concerned citizens committed to saving the Historic Belcourt Theatre, the organization has purchased the theater and changed its name to Belcourt Theatre, Inc., it was announced Tuesday. More

Dave Says

My husband and I are in our twenties, we have $22,000 in debt and I’m five months pregnant and scared. We both have children from previous marriages who live with us part-time, and together we bring home about $2,000 a month. More

David Briley joins Bone McAllester law firm

Former Metro Council member and mayoral candidate David Briley has joined the Nashville law firm of Bone McAllester Norton, the firm announced this morning. More

VUMC expansion could render 21st Ave. properties more valuable

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is preparing to expand it children’s hospital. More

VUMC expansion could render 21st Ave. properties more valuable

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is preparing to expand it children’s hospital. More

Jurkovich to leave office next week

Tom Jurkovich, director of the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development under Mayor Bill Purcell, has confirmed that he will be concluding his transitional work for Mayor Karl Dean’s administration and leaving the office next week. More

Piedmont Gas plans move out of MetroCenter

Another large MetroCenter-area property has hit the market. Nashville’s Piedmont Natural Gas Mainstream Drive facility is officially for sale with an asking price $14 million — and the company is looking for a replacement site in or out of Davidson County. More

No word on extending today’s deadline for Preds’ group

Players on all sides of the current Predators negotiations spent Tuesday saying very little about what progress is being made in brokering a deal between the team’s prospective buyers and the city. More

100 Oaks transformation coming soon

Hundreds of community leaders, area business representatives and Vanderbilt University Medical Center employees turned out Monday night to get a detailed look at renovation plans for 100 Oaks Mall. More

National Fulfillment files for bankruptcy; state moves to continue action

National Fulfillment Inc., a beleaguered Lebanon company founded by recently deceased Roland “Rollie” Froehlig, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and likely will soon close its doors permanently. More

Bellevue Center cleared for purchase, renovation

Now all they have to do is buy it, and build it. More

Construction to start soon on Velocity

Construction will begin next week on The Velocity, a condominium unit targeting mid-income homebuyers, developers said at a ground-breaking ceremony Wednesday. More

JetBlue to depart Nashville

Citing underperformance in both demand and revenue growth, New York-based JetBlue Airways announced Tuesday that it is discontinuing service to Nashville, as well as to Columbus, Ohio. More

JetBlue to discontinue Nashville service

Homebuilder shares soar in huge one-day gain

The U.S. overall housing stock index saw its greatest one-day gain in five years on Monday, as shares of homebuilders soared. More

TDFI seeks to shore up mortgage law crisis

As the state housing market adjusts to years of predatory lending, Tennessee’s Department of Financial Institutions is in the process of stepping up its mortgage law enforcement capabilities. More

Music Row's Soundshop Studios up for sale

Paul McCartney has recorded there. So have Dolly Parton and Brooks and Dunn. More

Dave Says

Dear Dave, We’ve leased our last couple of vehicles, and to me it seems like we’re just throwing our money away. At the end of the term we have nothing. What is your take on buying new cars or leasing? What is the best way financially to go about getting a vehicle? — Anna More