As a thorn in mayor's side, Josh Stites starts to see results, if not credit

At 31, Stites is one of council’s youngest members, and he's an ideological minority on blue-city council More

Council advances land swap and incentives bills, defers studio bill

Megan Barry asks to defer studio bill for one meeting, citing request for more time to discuss it   More

Pre-empted from action by state, city struggles with gun control

Lack of control conjures recent battles over autonomy of local government on charter schools, city policies   More

Three years out, some begin (very) early speculation on next mayoral race

Coming end of Mayor Karl Dean’s tenure, distant as it may be, brings to mind coming race to replace him More

Metro Council votes to keep lifetime health benefits for members

After winning state House elections, Darren Jernigan and Bo Mitchell say they'll keep their council seats, for now More

Council members seek to halt election poll-book expansion, call for audit

Megan Barry and allies want to 'make sure that all voters ... have confidence in the voting process'   More

Dean's letter to state board on Great Hearts surprises some, puts mayor in 'odd' position

Councilmen, school board member say they are surprised by the mayor's move More

At-large councilman's support of waste transfer station runs afoul of district

Despite 'overwhelming' opposition, Jerry Maynard says he'll vote in support of Cleveland Park project Tuesday More

Dean to speak at Nashville Obama fundraiser featuring first lady

Michelle Obama headlines luncheon at The Pinnacle at Symphony Place Tuesday morning More

Rachel Bell's hard work pulled off stunner, beating Mike Jameson

How a little-known attorney used old-fashioned effort and a quirk of turnout to upset the political class More
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