Cooper Takes Different Approach in Mayoral Run

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By Tribune Staff NASHVILLE, TN — The predominant themes in this year’s mayoral campaign thus far have been encouraging corporate relocation and investment, wooing big league sports, and reducing the size of city government improving its efficiency. But when Metro Councilman John Cooper changed his mind about running for the office, he also adopted a different strategy. Cooper’s emphasis will be on neighborhood improvement, as well as sound fiscal policy, and rebuilding public trust in city government. When Cooper made his announcement he didn’t hop on the “It City” bandwagon, or talk about get...