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CODE YELLOW: We are under a Flash Flood Watch until 7pm Saturday night for many parts of the mid-state. The National Weather Service will survey damage today after reports of a tornado in Wilson County. 

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The Art of Saying Almost Nothing - 04/24/14

I just got back from St. Thomas Sports Park, where Titans Coach Ken Whisenhunt spent 25-minutes answering questions from the assembled media on a variety of topics, including the team's schedule, the upcoming draft and next week's Mini-Camp.  He was polite, friendly and answered every question.  And revealed almost nothing.

Whisenhunt certainly isn't the only coach or player to take this tact.  And I can hardly blame him, considering all the unknowns and company secrets he's guarding right now.  I can also appreciate the fact that he's new to town and hasn't established relationships or trust with many of the Nashville media.  That being said, it would be nice for a little nugget or bit of insight here and there.  It makes him seem more human and as a result, more likable.  Which is particularly beneficial for someone who is new to town and looking to make a positive first impression. 

Don't get me wrong, the dealings I've had with Whisenhunt have all been positive.  He seems like an intelligent, likable guy who doesn't take himself too seriously.  I'd love to see and hear him inject more of that personality into his answers. 

Unfortunately, we're likely to hear more rhetoric rather than less in upcoming days.  Particularly from the Titans.  Part of it is that they simply don't know who they'll take in the NFL Draft, for example.  And part of it is they've perfected the art of saying almost nothing.


 

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SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- Some Detroit-area cops are dealing with some real animals. Officers in Shelby Township had to take control of a black goat when it was found wandering a city park this week. Last month, the department rounded up an aggressive stray pig that charged a woman doing yard work. The pig was briefly detained and a photo of its ride in the back of a police cruiser went viral. The department is now trying to get the goat off its hands. Officers have posted a picture on Facebook, asking, "Does anyone know who owns this goat?!"

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HONOLULU (AP) -- Most people see a toaster oven and think breakfast. Some criminals, think crystal meth. Two men are pleading not guilty to helping mail six pounds of methamphetamine from California to Hawaii in a four slice toaster. And it's not the first time drug smugglers have gotten savvy with shipments to the island state. Meth has previously been shipped to Hawaii in mannequin heads and stuffed animals.

 
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