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Tuesday Notes: Justin Jones, Aliyah Boston and more

Tuesday Notes: Justin Jones, Aliyah Boston and more

Nashville Council reinstates exiled Tennessee lawmaker Justin Jones back to State Legislature

Under state law, local legislative bodies hold the power to reinstate ousted lawmakers — a process that typically takes several weeks — but Nashville council members voted to expedite it.

Expelled Democratic Lawmaker Is Sworn Back in to Tennessee House
The move to reappoint Representative Justin Jones was a swift rebuke to the Republican supermajority over its decision to expel him and another lawmaker for leading a gun control protest.
Opinion | Why I Keep My Eyes — and My Mind — on the South
To understand where the country is headed, look to the South.

Sports: 2023 WNBA Draft: Indiana Fever select Aliyah Boston at No. 1

Indiana Fever draft Aliyah Boston with No. 1 pick
Aliyah Boston averaged 13 points, 9.8 rebounds and two blocks per game in her senior season at South Carolina.
Boston goes No. 1 to Fever; Lynx take Miller 2nd
The Fever selected former South Carolina star and 2022 national player of the year Aliyah Boston with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2023 WNBA draft on Monday night. Maryland’s Diamond Miller went second to the Lynx.

Sneakers x Business: The Man who saved Nike

In 1985, business reporter Mark Zusman profiled Strasser on the cover of WW. He found a man who reshaped the company to revolve around marketing athletes to sell shoes. ”Remember what we are,” one executive told Zusman. “A marketing company.”

The Man Who Saved Nike

Never Seen Footage From Upcoming Freaknik Documentary Has Some Worried

People who formerly attended Atlanta’s Freaknik festival are coming to social media with their concerns about the upcoming Hulu documentary, The Wildest Party Never Told.

Never Seen Footage From Upcoming Freaknik Documentary Has Some Worried
People who formerly attended Atlanta’s Freaknik festival are coming to social media with their concerns about the upcoming Hulu documentary ‘The Wildest Party Never Told.’

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Apr
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