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Monday, July 23, 2001 at 1:00am

Democrats have Summer block party

The Tennessee Democratic Party is taking over the block with a summer block party from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at 14th Street South and Woodland Street in East Nashville.

The grassroots event is reminiscent of years past when neighbors, public servants and politicians would gather on designated streets to discuss issues of concern, as well as enjoy entertainment and food.

The Tennessee Democratic Party sponsors who will be on hand include: Dixie Taylor-Huff, Tommy Huff, Karen Huff, Metro Councilman at Large Leo Waters, Metro Trustee Charlie Caldwell, Clayton McWhorter and Metro Property Assessor JoAnn North.

The block party will feature food and live performances by John England, Wendy and Franko Hahiguchi and others. The admittance fee is $25 for adults and $5 for children ages 4-12.

For further information, call the Tennessee Democratic Party at 327-9779.

Teens from France bid Nashville adieu

Twelve students from Caen, France, returned home yesterday after spending two weeks in Nashville. The students are part of a cultural exchange organized by Sister Cities in Nashville. Caen has been named Nashville

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