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Monday, March 12, 2001 at 12:00am

NES wants hazards abated

Nashville Electric Service will begin notifying customers March 15 that they have a 30-day grace period in which to correct any hazardous meter conditions and bring then into compliance with Metro Codes.

NES crews will begin cutting off power on April 15 where they find hazardous meter conditions and service will not be restored until the condition is corrected and inspected by Metro Codes officials.

School violence hotline available

The Tennessee Department of Education and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) have developed a hotline for reporting signs or threats of potential violence in state schools.

The toll-free number is (800) 824-3463. The hotline was developed in 1999, and state officials want to remind citizens that the service is available.

TBI Director Larry Wallace said employees are on hand 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and calls will be kept confidential.

Both new Internet users and those with years of technical experience were among the nearly 500 people who attended InterMedia@Home

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