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Spring Fling - Thursday Roundup

Spring Fling - Thursday Roundup

Siegel baseball and softball teams are still alive in the last day of prep sports for the 2015-2016 season, while the season ends for Stewarts Creek baseball and softball and Central Magnet baseball.

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Wrestling was in Murfreesboro this week

Wrestling was in Murfreesboro this week

While the TSSAA Spring Fling was underway on Thursday in Rutherford County, so was a wrestling match. The event was held at the National Guard Armory in Murfreesboro on Thursday evening.

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TN Democrats Question Priorities of TN GOP and Republicans

TN Democrats Question Priorities of TN GOP and Republicans

"We have real issues in this state. People don't want to talk about bathrooms. They want to know why they can't afford health insurance, why traffic is so terrible and why housing costs are out of control. We need better leadership in Nashville."

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Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) Spoke to Murfreesboro Residents this past Sunday

Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) Spoke to Murfreesboro Residents this past Sunday

Speaking to some 200 guests at the annual Rutherford County Republican Party Reagan Day Dinner at Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro Sunday night, the Senator drew a stark contrast between the presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump, and likely Democrat nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton. Last year's Reagan Day dinner's keynote speaker was LA Governor Bobby Jindal.

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Ford of Murfreesboro Officer of the Month

Ford of Murfreesboro Officer of the Month

Recovering a loaded handgun from a high school student resulted in a Sheriff's School Resource Officer earning the Officer of the Month award from Ford of Murfreesboro for March, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.

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Unemployment rate for Rutherford County is at 3%

Unemployment rate for Rutherford County is at 3%

Rutherford and Davidson Counties were tied at a 3% unemployment rate this past April. Knox County was 3.2 percent in April, down from 3.4 the previous month.

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Accidental shooting involving father and son

Accidental shooting involving father and son

A father suffered injuries when a rifle his son was working on discharged, striking him in the lower leg Thursday on Lowe Road, a Rutherford County Sheriff's supervisor said.

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Stolen Motorized Chair from Elderly Man Recoverd by Police

Stolen Motorized Chair from Elderly Man Recoverd by Police

A 68 year old Murfreesboro man who lives in an apartment complex on Old Lascassas Pike had his motorized chair stolen on Wednesday. Reports indicate a neighbor called the police for him.

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"First Lady" Marilyn Hood Passed Away Wednesday

One of Murfreesboro's First Ladies, Marilyn Hood, wife of former State Representative John Hood, passed away Wednesday afternoon.

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Summer Jobs for Youth in TN: Child Labor Laws

Summer Jobs for Youth in TN: Child Labor Laws

Those 14 and 15-year-olds are not permitted to work without supervision, to cook, including prep work, and they cannot operate machinery, other than office equipment.

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Rutherford County Schools Jenna Stitzel named School Health Coordinator of the Year

Rutherford County Schools Jenna Stitzel named School Health Coordinator of the Year

In the past five years, Rutherford County Schools' Jenna Stitzel has worked to provide funds for outdoor walking tracks at 19 elementary schools, fitness centers at three middle schools and implemented a stability ball chair program in more than 50 classrooms.

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Smyrna area Air Show Tickets ONLY Available Online

Smyrna area Air Show Tickets ONLY Available Online

The Great Tennessee Air Show, happening June 4 & 5 at Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport, announced today that due to the high volume of advance ticket sales there will be no tickets of any type available at the gate.

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New Team Member at Clark Maples Realty & Auction

New Team Member at Clark Maples Realty & Auction

Clark Maples Realty & Auction Co. told WGNS News that they are excited to welcome their newest team member, Jeff Davis, who will be joining the commercial division of its company, Clark Maples Commercial Real Estate.

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United Way to collect items for Back to School kits

United Way to collect items for Back to School kits

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is set to collect items for Back to School kits for kids Pre-K through fifth grade beginning June 3, 2016, through July 18, 2016.

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'Sewart Airforce Base Memorial Highway' Event Announced For Rutherford County

'Sewart Airforce Base Memorial Highway' Event Announced For Rutherford County

State Representative Mike Sparks (R-Smyrna) joined with local Veterans Advocate Michelle Mastin Wesnofske, daughter of Late Tech Sergeant Harvey Mastin, to announce details of the upcoming Rutherford County 'Memorial Highway' event to be held Monday, May 30 at 2pm CST at the intersection of Fitzhugh BLVD and Sam Ridley Parkway.

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TN joining nine other states in filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Justice

TN joining nine other states in filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Justice

State Senator Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) made the following statement regarding Tennessee joining nine other states in filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Justice:

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Man arrested after allegedly dropping dollar bill laced with heroin during police run-in

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A folded up dollar bill that was said to be dropped under an SUV as police spoke to a man who was sitting in his vehicle was collected as evidence.

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Job Fair in Murfreesboro on Tuesday (May 31)

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Another job fair is nearing for Murfreesboro area residents. The event will be at the Goodwill Career Solutions center on South Church Street near Veterans Parkway.

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Random Acts of Kindness Club at Rock Springs Elementary School

Random Acts of Kindness Club at Rock Springs Elementary School

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Black Tie Affair June 11th at MTSU

Black Tie Affair June 11th at MTSU

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International Folkfest June 12-19, 2016

International Folkfest June 12-19, 2016

We're about two-weeks from the beginning of the International Folkfest. From Sunday, June 12th, through June 19th, musicians and dancers from Czech Republic, Germany and Puerto Rico will join Murfreesboro's Cripple Creek Cloggers for public performances.

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The Southeast Tourism Society has named the 39th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast for July, 2016.

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Obituaries (Listen online)

These are the latest obituaries in Rutherford County...

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Spring Fling - Wednesday Recap

Spring Fling - Wednesday Recap

Siegel, Stewarts Creek and Central Magnet baseball are still alive in Spring Fling play along with Stewarts Creek and Siegel softball. How did the teams fair on Wednesday?

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