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Become a Tennessee State Trooper

Become a Tennessee State Trooper

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is announcing it will soon begin accepting applications for the next Trooper Cadet Academy.

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Woman visits Murfreesboro Hibachi Grill and Claims Sexual Harassment After Plastic Toy Squirts Her

Woman visits Murfreesboro Hibachi Grill and Claims Sexual Harassment After Plastic Toy Squirts Her

Murfreesboro Police responded to a local Japanese restaurant on Old Fort Parkway in regards to a sexual harassment complaint. However, it's not what you're thinking.

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National Night Out Against Crime Is August 2nd

The Murfreesboro Police Department is partnering with the Murfreesboro Housing Authority, Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation, Wellness Council of Rutherford County, and others to host National Night Out Against Crime Tuesday, August 2, 2016.

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Back to School Bash in Murfreesboro

Back to School Bash in Murfreesboro

The annual Back to School Bash will soon be at Cannonsburgh. Becky Johnson with the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec. Department told News Radio WGNS to mark your calendar...

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Pick Blueberries in Murfreesboro This Weekend

Pick Blueberries in Murfreesboro This Weekend

Pick your own blueberries this Friday (7/29/16) and Saturday (7/30/16) from 7AM to 7PM in Murfreesboro at The Blueberry Patch.

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MTSU's Beverly Keel Honored

MTSU's Beverly Keel Honored

MTSU recording industry chair Beverly Keel is named among the eight 2016 honorees for the YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee's Academy for Women of Achievement.

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Arts in the Parks Day in Murfreesboro a Real Hit!

Arts in the Parks Day in Murfreesboro a Real Hit!

Arts in the Park was recently held in Murfreesboro. The event is put together by the Murfreesboro Parks & Rec. department.

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Up to 1,000 Back to School Backpacks to be Given Away for FREE

Up to 1,000 Back to School Backpacks to be Given Away for FREE

An organization called the "Alert Community Development Corporation" will be giving away up to 1,000 free backpacks filled with school supplies to children on Saturday, August 6th.

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"The Next Door" Helps Addicted Women

The Next Door's CEO Sallie Hussey spoke to the Murfreesboro Rotary Club Tuesday, and gave shocking information about the rising number of addicted women.

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Tax Free Weekend is This Weekend in TN

Tax Free Weekend is This Weekend in TN

Senator Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) who serves Rutherford, Bedford, and Moore Counties and co-sponsored Tennessee's sales tax holiday, today encouraged local residents to take advantage of the annual tax savings offered on a variety of products this weekend.

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Rutherford County Public Safety Agencies Offer Safety Tips for Kayakers

Rutherford County Public Safety Agencies Offer Safety Tips for Kayakers

"Many kayakers do not think about having their cell phone with them," said Chief Foulks, "but as we discovered in an incident in earlier July, it can prove to be very useful."

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Does the State of TN Have Your Money? Maybe!

Does the State of TN Have Your Money? Maybe!

So far, 75,000 letters have gone out and about 150,000 more letters are going to go out to people.

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More news on the Bridge Over Broad Street in Murfreesboro

More news on the Bridge Over Broad Street in Murfreesboro

Construction at the intersection of Broad Street and State Route 96 (Memorial Boulevard/Old Fort Parkway) began in January of 2014 and will continue until the close of 2017.

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Shelbyville Man Captured After Allegedly Escaping Mental Hospital

Shelbyville Man Captured After Allegedly Escaping Mental Hospital

Chattanooga police said 33-year-old Brandon Robinson was on a law enforcement hold out of Bedford County with the Shelbyville Police Department.

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Pokemon Go Seekers Will be Prosecuted if found to be in Murfreesboro Electric Substations

Pokemon Go Seekers Will be Prosecuted if found to be in Murfreesboro Electric Substations

Amy Byers with Murfreesboro Electric told WGNS that no Pokemon adventurers have entered their substations yet, but if they do, the subjects will be prosecuted...

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Recent Articles

Employees Allegedly Stealing Lottery Tickets and More

Employees Allegedly Stealing Lottery Tickets and More

Convenient store employees are believed to be responsible for stolen lottery tickets and more from a local Tigermart Gas Station on Mercury Boulevard in Murfreesboro.

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Obituaries (Listen online)

These are the latest obituaries in Rutherford County...

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Take the Murfreesboro Citizens Fire Academy

Take the Murfreesboro Citizens Fire Academy

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department is now accepting applications for the 14th Session of the Citizens Fire Academy.

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Coffee County man will serve nearly 22 years in federal prison

Coffee County man will serve nearly 22 years in federal prison

In nearby Manchester, a Coffee County man will serve nearly 22 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to a number of drug offenses.

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Saturday Is TOMMY SANFORD DAY

Saturday Is TOMMY SANFORD DAY

This Saturday will be TOMMY SANFORD DAY. The public is encouraged to be at the Almaville Volunteer Fire Department, One Mile Lane, at 10:00AM for naming the road "Tommy Sanford Memorial Mile", honoring his 52-years of service to our community.

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A child rape suspect in Tennessee has been CAPTURED

A child rape suspect in Tennessee has been CAPTURED

Now, Harris, 37, of Bulls Gap, Tennessee was located and arrested in Perry, Oklahoma. He was transported to the Noble County Jail where he is being held as a Fugitive from Justice.

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Holloway High "Choice School" Open House 6PM Tuesday

Holloway High

If your high school student would benefit from smaller classes and more one on one teaching, Holloway High School might be the answer. This "non zoned" "for choice" Rutherford County School is hosting an open house Tuesday night at 6:00 o'clock.

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Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for June 4.1%

Tennessee's Unemployment Rate for June 4.1%

Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for June was 4.1 percent...

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Arts turn STEM into STEAM Week at MTSU

Arts turn STEM into STEAM Week at MTSU

More than 30 Murfreesboro and Rutherford Country youngsters in grades K-7 are experienced STEAM Week at MTSU this past week.

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Farmers Market OPEN Tuesday and Friday this week in Murfreesboro

Farmers Market OPEN Tuesday and Friday this week in Murfreesboro

The Rutherford County Farmers Market is open both Tuesday and Friday this week at the Lane Agri park. The market will open at 7AM and close at 12 noon both days.

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