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Police Bust of Local Massage Businesses for Prostitution

Police Bust of Local Massage Businesses for Prostitution

Working in conjunction with the Shelbyville Police Department, the Murfreesboro Police Special Investigations Division recently investigated complaints of possible prostitution at local massage businesses.

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Tennessee Roads to be busy this Thanksgiving

Tennessee Roads to be busy this Thanksgiving

TDOT Commissioner John Schroer said over a million travelers in Tennessee are expected to drive to their holiday destinations this year.

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City-County Incurred $663K Expenses For Protest

City-County Incurred $663K Expenses For Protest

Murfreesboro and Rutherford County incurred over $663-thousand in debts for the October 28th protest on the historic square.

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33rd annual performance of Handel's "Messiah"

33rd annual performance of Handel's

The MTSU Schola Cantorum and the Middle Tennessee Choral Society present their 33rd annual performance of Handel's "Messiah." at 7:30 Monday night at First United Methodist Church, 265 West Thompson Lane.

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Surviving Thanksgiving dinner without derailing a healthy diet

Surviving Thanksgiving dinner without derailing a healthy diet

Experts at Saint Thomas Health offer the following pieces of advice to help you practice the fine art of eating well during food-heavy holidays:

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Truck lands on its side - Driver charged with DUI #5

Truck lands on its side - Driver charged with DUI #5

A 51 year old Columbia, Tennessee man has been arrested and charged with DUI number 5 in Murfreesboro.

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Class for Teens on Traffic Stop Do's and Don'ts

Class for Teens on Traffic Stop Do's and Don'ts

What should you do if you get pulled over by the police? Have you ever thought about it from the officer's perspective? That's the purpose of a class being put on by the Rutherford County Sheriff's Department.

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MTSU unwraps 'Joys of the Season' arts gifts to community Dec. 3 in Tucker Theatre

MTSU unwraps 'Joys of the Season' arts gifts to community Dec. 3 in Tucker Theatre

"Our special guest, (men's basketball coach) Kermit Davis, will be reading 'The Night Before Christmas,' as he did last year..."

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Fundraiser to be held Dec. 2nd for U.S. Veteran Tiny Homes in Rutherford County, TN

Fundraiser to be held Dec. 2nd for U.S. Veteran Tiny Homes in Rutherford County, TN

A fundraiser has been planned for December 2nd on the MTSU campus that will help pay for new tiny homes for Veterans. Because Franklin has a background in music as a songwriter and musician, he has helped to organize an event called Tennessee Idol.

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Concert in Smyrna, TN to benefit food bank in time for Christmas

Concert in Smyrna, TN to benefit food bank in time for Christmas

The entrance fee is simply a nonperishable food item to help stock the "Nourish Food Bank" before Christmas. A list of needed items is below.

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Op-ed by Sen. Alexander: End the Wind Production Tax Credit

Op-ed by Sen. Alexander: End the Wind Production Tax Credit

by Lamar Alexander

It's an expensive, wasteful subsidy to an inefficient industry...

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Obituaries (Listen online)

These are the latest obituaries in Rutherford County...

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Seniors of low income in our community being helped by local fundraiser

Seniors of low income in our community being helped by local fundraiser

A silent auction will take place at The Villages of Murfreesboro December 1st through the 18th. Money raised will go towards a program that helps seniors of low income in Rutherford County...

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Man arrested on 2 counts of "Rape of a Child" in Murfreesboro

Man arrested on 2 counts of

The suspect faces two counts of "Rape of a Child," five counts of "Aggravated Sexual Battery," "Sexual Battery by an Authority Figure," and "Invasion of Privacy with Reasonable Expectation of Privacy." It has also been confirmed that the victim in the case is under the age of 13.

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2 Unknown victims die in fiery I-24 crash Tuesday

2 Unknown victims die in fiery I-24 crash Tuesday

According to the trooper's report, the vehicle that was struck was damaged so badly that the markings on the vehicle were impossible to make out to identify what type of car it was. Also, it was not possible to identify the two people killed in the crash.

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UPDATE: Schools reviewing charges against a Blackman High School Student facing firearm, DUI and drug charges

UPDATE: Schools reviewing charges against a Blackman High School Student facing firearm, DUI and drug charges

UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools are looking into the charges that an 18 year old Blackman High School student is facing. Schools spokesperson James Evans told WGNS, "I am able to confirm that Michael R. Chuba is a student at Blackman High School. The school and the district are reviewing the charges -- which did not stem from any on-campus behaviors -- and speaking with the family. However, we cannot discuss specifics about the student because of education privacy laws."

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Donate Sleeping Bags Now - 5 Drop Off Points

Donate Sleeping Bags Now - 5 Drop Off Points

Cold nights are here, and WGNS Radio partners are again handing out new sleeping bags and tents to help homeless persons stay alive.

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Governor Appoints Tidwell Circuit Court Judge

Governor Appoints Tidwell Circuit Court Judge

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has appointed Barry Ross Tidwell of Murfreesboro as Circuit Court Judge in the 16th Judicial District, which includes Rutherford and Cannon counties.

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MTSU student first female to receive Sale-Tinney photography scholarship

MTSU student first female to receive Sale-Tinney photography scholarship

Thanks to the Outdoor Journalist Education Foundation of America, MTSU sophomore Angele Latham traveled to a regional conference earlier this year, gaining insight from veteran photographers while also becoming the first female photographer to be awarded the stipend that made the trip possible.

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Supreme Court Does Not Extend Home Inspector Liability to Third Parties

Supreme Court Does Not Extend Home Inspector Liability to Third Parties

Home inspections are a standard part of the buying process throughout the state, and, in a recent case, the Tennessee Supreme Court determined whether a home inspector's liability extends to a social guest of the homeowner who was injured when a railing collapsed shortly after purchase.

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MTSU selected to get use of new Cessna for promoting aerospace program, careers

MTSU selected to get use of new Cessna for promoting aerospace program, careers

Middle Tennessee State University's aerospace department has been selected by Textron Aviation to receive a new Cessna aircraft as part of their Top Hawk program for 2018.

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#1 Teacher Concern is Workload - 2017 State of Education Report

#1 Teacher Concern is Workload - 2017 State of Education Report

In the 2017 State of Tennessee Education Survey, teachers responded to questions on 20 topics regarding education. Teacher Workload was rated as the most critical...

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Drones and Farming in Tennessee

Drones and Farming in Tennessee

Unmanned aerial systems (UAS), commonly referred to as drones, could help farmers determine if their crop is growing satisfactorily, according to a recent study conducted by University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture researchers.

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MTSU cracks top 50 in Military Times' Best Colleges survey

MTSU cracks top 50 in Military Times' Best Colleges survey

Middle Tennessee State University's veterans' program is basking in the limelight of another appearance in the Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 ranking announced Monday (Nov. 20) by Vienna, Virginia-based Military Times.

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STUDY: Phone or TV Screen Time is not good for kids about to head to bed

STUDY: Phone or TV Screen Time is not good for kids about to head to bed

If children are falling asleep watching TV or with a cell phone tucked under the covers, they're probably going to bed later and getting much less sleep than children without access to electronic devices.

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