Morning Links: 16 October 2008

A big recall for Nissan, more racing at the Fairgrounds, ex-Investment Scorecard execs prepping another venture, and more...

Nissan is recalling more than 200,000 cars over concerns that their airbags may malfunction.

Metro Schools board members are preparing to trim their organization's budget in the face of the slowing economy.

The State Fair Board has approved a one-year extension to the Music City Motorplex's lease at the Fairgrounds.

AT&T has installed more than 30 boxes for its U-verse cable service without obtaining the proper permits.

Joe Maxwell and Charles Blankenship, the executives who last year sold Investment Scorecard for about $50 million, are raising money for a new venture, Equity Service Solutions.

Spring Hill officials have voted to rezone 500 acres in their city for a proposed mixed-use development that backers say will generate 11,000 jobs.

Medicare insurer HealthSpring (Ticker: HS) has tapped Williamson County neighbor PharmMD to provide medication management services to 265,000 of its members.

Former state film commissioner Jan Austin is part of a new group that seeks to provide a statewide voice to help recruit more movie productions to the state.