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Fatal ATV Crash In Rockvale
Fatal ATV Crash In Rockvale

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal Wednesday afternoon ATV crash on Morgan Road in which 32-year old Amber Biggs was killed.

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TONIGHT is
TONIGHT is "National Night Out Against Crime"

Rutherford County is again participating in NATIONAL NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME, an opportunity for neighbors to meet with law enforcement officer and learn ways to reduce their chances of being victims of crime.

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Ram's List Of Places To Avoid Traffic Jams
Ram's List Of Places To Avoid Traffic Jams

Storms and hot temps add to the frustration as construction projects create traffic challenges. City Engineer Ram Balachandran warns where to avoid potential trouble area in the 'Boro today through August 6th.

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Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau receives 2015 Constant Contact All Star Award
Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau receives 2015 Constant Contact All Star Award

The Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau, has been named a 2015 All Star Award winner...

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Nearby: DeKalb County High School Student Charged with Sexual Battery
Nearby: DeKalb County High School Student Charged with Sexual Battery

In the nearby Smithville area, a DeKalb County High School student who allegedly placed a female classmate in a choke hold and grabbed her breasts at school Monday, February 22 has been charged with sexual battery and aggravated assault.

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New Law: Tennessee drivers only have to renew their drivers licenses every 8 years
New Law: Tennessee drivers only have to renew their drivers licenses every 8 years

Tennessee drivers who renew their licenses this year won't have to go through the process again for eight years.

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Future plans for the Jordan Farm Property to be discussed in open house
Future plans for the Jordan Farm Property to be discussed in open house

The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to an open house to discuss the proposed soccer practice facility under consideration for development on the Jordan Farm Property.

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Murfreesboro Murder Convict Sentenced in Court
Murfreesboro Murder Convict Sentenced in Court

One of Murfreesboro's most wanted who was captured in Milwaukee, Wisconsin was recently sentenced in a Rutherford County Courtroom.

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Annual Doughboy Challenge is This Weekend
Annual Doughboy Challenge is This Weekend

The annual 5K will be in downtown Murfreesboro on Saturday August 22, 2015.

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Prison inmate re-captured in Tennessee
Prison inmate re-captured in Tennessee

Minimum custody inmate Richard Roberts has been captured, just hours after walking away from his assigned mowing detail outside the Northwest Correctional Complex in Tiptonville, TN.

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College Savings Plans for Tennessee Parents
College Savings Plans for Tennessee Parents

TNStars® 529 College Savings Program is pleased to announce the success of the first qualifying period for Tennessee Investments Preparing Scholars Program (TIPS).

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Volunteer:  Senior citizens network needs volunteers
Volunteer: Senior citizens network needs volunteers

Retired farm worker Alton Batey watches the world pass by from the front porch of the Lee Road home near Smyrna where he's lived all 88 years of his life.

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Storms swiftly moved through Middle Tennessee Tuesday
Storms swiftly moved through Middle Tennessee Tuesday

Perhaps the hardest hit area by storms on Tuesday was in nearby DeKalb County.

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Registration for Middle Half is Monday
Registration for Middle Half is Monday

Registration for the ninth annual Murfreesboro Half Marathon ("The Middle Half") will open Monday, June 1st.

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24 Year old Murfreesboro man to Face 1st Degree Murder Charge from 2011 Case
24 Year old Murfreesboro man to Face 1st Degree Murder Charge from 2011 Case

NewsRadio WGNS has leearned that a murder case will hit the local courts this month. Facing charges is 22-year old Brandon D. Buchanan (pictured).

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Meet Queen Andrea, currently helping to paint Bonnaroo
Meet Queen Andrea, currently helping to paint Bonnaroo

While touring the Bonnaroo grounds on Thursday to see how the set-up process is turning out, News Radio WGNS met Queen Andrea. You are probably scratching your head thinking, "She is not really a queen is she?"

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Suspect in DUI Hit and Run case arrested
Suspect in DUI Hit and Run case arrested

A man who was allegedly involved in a hit and run accident in Murfreesboro was stopped by the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office. When Murfreesboro Police arrived on the scene, the suspect was already detained and sitting next to the Sheriff's Department Patrol vehicle.

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Middle Tennessee going high tech with Black Gate Games
Middle Tennessee going high tech with Black Gate Games

A company made up of high tech thinkers from Murfreesboro, Nashville and even St. Louis, are turning the heat up on Silicon Valley - and it's all happening right here in Middle Tennessee. Elonka *Dunin (pronounced Doon-in) at Black Gate Games told News Radio WGNS...

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Covering the uninsured and low income in Tennessee
Covering the uninsured and low income in Tennessee

Projections for enrollment in Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to cover low-income Tennesseans have been revised upward to 280,000 people in the first year.

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Vehicle Vs. AT&T Store in Murfreesboro
Vehicle Vs. AT&T Store in Murfreesboro

A vehicle ran into the front of the AT&T Wireless store on South Church Street.

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Fun Photos: The recent Winter Dance in Murfreesboro
Fun Photos: The recent Winter Dance in Murfreesboro

The winter dance at the St. Clair St. Senior Center was recently held in Murfreesboro.

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Congratulations to Russell Caughron, administrator of Christian Care Center of Rutherford County

The Tennessee Health Care Association (THCA) has named Russell Caughron, administrator of Christian Care Center of Rutherford County in Smyrna, to its Board of Directors for 2015.

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Lawmakers to get a small bump in pay
Lawmakers to get a small bump in pay

Tennessee lawmakers can look forward to a nearly $700 increase in their annual salaries and $10 bump in their daily allowance for expenses.

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Coldest Nights Emergency Shelter Program will be OPEN for the homeless Thursday
Coldest Nights Emergency Shelter Program will be OPEN for the homeless Thursday

The Coldest Nights Emergency Shelter will again be open Thursday evening as the temps dip down below 30.

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Coldest Nights Emergency Shelter continues to remain OPEN
Coldest Nights Emergency Shelter continues to remain OPEN

Local resident and volunteer Ed Grimes confirmed that the Coldest Nights Emergency Shelter will once again be open over the next several evenings in Murfreesboro.

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New warning about teens working in tobacco fields in Tennessee?
New warning about teens working in tobacco fields in Tennessee?

Children half the smoking age are reportedly laboring in tobacco fields in Tennessee and they're being exposed to a multitude of perils.

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U.S. Veterans to camp out in Murfreesboro to bring more awareness to homelessness
U.S. Veterans to camp out in Murfreesboro to bring more awareness to homelessness

Over Thanksgiving weekend, members of the United States Military Vets Motorcycle Club (a non-profit organization) will be living outside for 48 hours in a shopping center parking lot in Murfreesboro.

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Beechgrove man accused of statutory rape
Beechgrove man accused of statutory rape

A 25-year-old Beechgrove man was arrested on Sunday (Oct. 26) on charges of statutory rape following an incident at a Manchester motel.

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Cash Mobsters headed to Slick Pig BBQ, will you be one of them
Cash Mobsters headed to Slick Pig BBQ, will you be one of them

"Mobsters" will descend on Slick Pig BBQ, Thursday...

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As heroin grows in popularity, authorities have found heroin laced with fentanyl
As heroin grows in popularity, authorities have found heroin laced with fentanyl

TBI crime labs have received several samples of heroin laced with fentanyl and pure fentanyl packaged as heroin.

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Toot's teams up with the Sheriff's Office and Special Olympics Tuesday
Toot's teams up with the Sheriff's Office and Special Olympics Tuesday

Sheriff's School Resource Officers will raise funds for the Special Olympics bowling tournament while enjoying "good food and fun" during the "Wings and Rings" event Tuesday

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Helping others by staying active in Tennessee?

Many Tennesseans who struggle with mental illness, substance abuse disorders, and co-occurring disorders are dedicating themselves to getting more active.

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Visiting beautiful Cannon County, TN
Visiting beautiful Cannon County, TN

Cannon County boasts around 14,000 residents in its hill country, but with a slightly lower level in populace compared to most Tennessee counties, it breaks barriers in its authenticity.

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And the winners of the Miss La Vergne Pageant were...
And the winners of the Miss La Vergne Pageant were...

La Vergne High School Senior Jade Lawson, age 17, was crowned as 2014 Miss La Vergne during the Miss La Vergne Pageant on Saturday, September 6.

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For the second time, a South Church Street business has been vandalized
For the second time, a South Church Street business has been vandalized

For a second time in just a few days, the outside back wall of Olympus Fitness Center on South Church Street has been vandalized. Who did it?

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Woman claims to have been robbed by two women in Murfreesboro parking lot

A 70-year old woman in Murfreesboro was reportedly forced to withdraw money from the bank.

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Upside down cross, letter's
Upside down cross, letter's "SS" and the numbers "666" found on back of Murfreesboro business

New pictures added: In addition to the "SS" symbols found in both red and black, an upside down cross and the numbers "666" were also located on the back of the business wall.

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American Heart Association issued new policy recommendations on E-cigarettes
American Heart Association issued new policy recommendations on E-cigarettes

"Nicotine is a dangerous and highly addictive chemical no matter what form it takes - conventional cigarettes or some other tobacco product," said association President Elliott Antman, M.D.

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Smyrna man accused of sex with minor
Smyrna man accused of sex with minor

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has obtained indictments for a Smyrna, Tennessee man accused of having a sexual relationship with a minor in Jackson County, Tennessee.

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United Way has huge impact on Rutherford and Cannon Counties
United Way has huge impact on Rutherford and Cannon Counties

Andy Womack, United Way board member, emphasized United Way's impact saying, "In 2013, United Way's 2-1-1 information and referral line took 5,411 calls...

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United Way has huge impact on Rutherford and Cannon Counties
United Way has huge impact on Rutherford and Cannon Counties

Andy Womack, United Way board member, emphasized United Way's impact saying, "In 2013, United Way's 2-1-1 information and referral line took 5,411 calls...

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Two of three robbery suspects in Rutherford County headed to court
Two of three robbery suspects in Rutherford County headed to court

Earlier this year in January, the Smyrna Police Department asked for the public's help in apprehending three individuals...

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Homeless women in Rutherford County are on the move everyday with The Way of Hope
Homeless women in Rutherford County are on the move everyday with The Way of Hope

It's hard to imagine moving from church to church, building to building every night.

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August 7th: Election Day - Make sure you vote
August 7th: Election Day - Make sure you vote

The polls in Rutherford County will be open from 7AM to 7PM, Thursday August 7th. Do you know where your polling precinct is located?

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Tennessee says "Breastfeed"

The Tennessee Department of Health has been helping mothers give their babies the best start in life for more than 90 years, and education and support for breastfeeding are a big part of these important efforts...

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Sales Tax Holiday is This Weekend!
Sales Tax Holiday is This Weekend!

The first Sales Tax Holiday was August 4-6, 2006, saving Tennesseans about $15 million. Since then, Tennesseans have enjoyed $8 to $10 million in tax savings each holiday. 

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Same contractor accused a second time of fraud in Murfreesboro
Same contractor accused a second time of fraud in Murfreesboro

A Bowers Lane resident in Murfreesboro called the police when a contractor she hired failed to follow through on a recent project.

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Politics: Joe Carr, Candidate for U.S. Senate - Releases statement on Senator Lamar Alexander

TN State Rep. and U.S. Senate candidate Joe Carr released the following statement in reaction to Sen. Lamar Alexander going negative and attacking Carr:

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Highway Commissioners Richard Steagall and Keith Bratcher
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Have you had a Polio vaccination? You may need it.

The Tennessee Department of Health, in alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is issuing polio vaccination guidance for individuals planning travel to and from 10 countries...

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Tennessee Lottery has a record year
Tennessee Lottery has a record year

The Tennessee Education Lottery Corp. has had a record year with $1.4 billion in sales for fiscal year 2014. 

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UPDATE: Congressman DesJarlais beginning treatment this week for cancer

Congressman DesJarlais will be receiving care in Chattanooga, which will begin this week with the majority of it occurring during the August Congressional recess.

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Calling all restaurants: Participate in the Taste of Hope
Calling all restaurants: Participate in the Taste of Hope

All proceeds benefit the Primary Care and Hope Clinic, a non-profit community health center that provides quality, affordable family health services for medically uninsured...

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UPDATE: ARREST MADE in Cold case involving the rape of a young mother in front of her daughter
UPDATE: ARREST MADE in Cold case involving the rape of a young mother in front of her daughter

We have brand new information on a cold case from 2006 that has landed one in jail this July 4th weekend. The case unfolded in Smyrna, Tennessee.

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Death at nearby Center Hill Lake
Death at nearby Center Hill Lake

A man lost his life Saturday (7/5/14) afternoon on nearby Center Hill Lake.

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Smart phone microscopes and worm farming - Two interesting topics in Murfreesboro
Smart phone microscopes and worm farming - Two interesting topics in Murfreesboro

"Worm Farming at Home" is the topic on Tuesday, July 1. It will be presented by Mimi Kiesling, from Rutherford County Environmental Education. 

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Animal rights group protest
Animal rights group protest "Giggin for Grads" in nearby DeKalb County, TN

Animal rights activists were back again Friday holding signs in protest of the 2nd annual DeKalb County Young Farmers & Ranchers "Giggin for Grads."

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Recent quarter theft from Mapco Gas Station on S. Church may be SOLVED
Recent quarter theft from Mapco Gas Station on S. Church may be SOLVED

A patio table that belonged to Kroger on Northfield Boulevard, a roll of quarters from a theft at Mapco on South Church Street, someone else’s wallet, two tool sets from O’Reilly’s were all tell-tell signs...

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State Representative Joe Carr signs letter asking TN Education Commissioner to RESIGN
State Representative Joe Carr signs letter asking TN Education Commissioner to RESIGN

State Representative Joe Carr, along with thirteen of his colleagues in the Tennessee General Assembly, released a signed letter and issued a statement calling on Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman to resign...

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Drivers License Checkpoint planned for Eagleville on Friday
Drivers License Checkpoint planned for Eagleville on Friday

A drivers license checkpoint will take place in rural Eagleville this Friday…

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PETA suggests the man who allegedly ate a portion of his victim in Manchester should be given vegetarian diet in jail
PETA suggests the man who allegedly ate a portion of his victim in Manchester should be given vegetarian diet in jail

The animal-rights group PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has sent a letter to Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves regarding 37 year-old Gregory Scott Hale.

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Murfreesboro couple paid close to $18,000 to scam artist who claimed they owed money for back taxes
Murfreesboro couple paid close to $18,000 to scam artist who claimed they owed money for back taxes

While police were at the home on Titans Circle, the phone rang. The voice on the other end of the line was a man who claimed to be Deputy Robertson with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.

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Man in Coffee County Allegedly Ate a Portion of Possible Murder Victim
Man in Coffee County Allegedly Ate a Portion of Possible Murder Victim

UPDATE: The name of the victim has been released

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Constitutional Amendments in Tennessee to be on November Ballot

As a convenience to Tennessee voters, the Secretary of State's office has posted the four proposed constitutional amendments that will be on the November 4 ballot.

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Manager accused of stealing up to $8,000 in cash from his employer
Manager accused of stealing up to $8,000 in cash from his employer

A 29-year old man who worked as a manager at a local fabric store has been accused of stealing up to $8,000 from his employer. 

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Smyrna to celebrate a revitalization project and a NEW farmer's market
Smyrna to celebrate a revitalization project and a NEW farmer's market

The celebration will consist of an official ribbon cutting and opening of the revitalized Historic Train Depot and refurbished Assembly Hall as well as the kickoff celebration of Smyrna’s new Farmers Market

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Suspect in Smyrna Attempted Criminal Homicide Arrested, Released on Bond
Suspect in Smyrna Attempted Criminal Homicide Arrested, Released on Bond

On May 7th of this year, officers with the Smyrna Police Department responded to several 911 calls in regards to reports of shots being fired in the area of Old Nashville Highway and Davis Park Drive.

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Measles are BACK in Tennessee
Measles are BACK in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Health is now investigating five cases of measles in...

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Rutherford Cable to honor 14 Women on Thursday

The ATHENA International Leadership Award was founded in 1982 by Martha Mayhood Mertz. The ATHENA non-profit organization seeks to support, develop and honor women leaders, inspiring them to reach their full potential and create balance in leadership worldwide.

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Robbery suspect from 2010 to remain behind bars despite appeal

A man who pleaded guilty to two counts of robbery in Rutherford County in 2010 has filed an appeal with the TN Court of Criminal Appeals in an attempt to end his six year supervised probation sentence early after he violated his probation. 

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Ram's Road Warnings Through May 17th

Road construction and improvements increase, while City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns of potential traffic jams today through May 17th.

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Black Fox Principal Joe Thompson Receives Statewide Honors
Black Fox Principal Joe Thompson Receives Statewide Honors

On Thursday (5/8/2014), when the Education Consumers Foundation recognized Principal Joe Thompson for his role in making Black Fox Elementary one of the most effective schools in the state of Tennessee

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UPDATE: TBI Releases name of Deputy involved in shooting with a domestic violence suspect

The TBI has only released the name of the deputy involved in the Rutherford County shooting case involving a Deputy who had to use deadly force in a domestic violence call on Tuesday night.

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POLITICS:  Republican Liberty Caucus endorses Murfreesboro man for Congress
POLITICS: Republican Liberty Caucus endorses Murfreesboro man for Congress

The Republican Liberty Caucus (RLC) has announced that they endorse Murfreesboro resident Steve Lane for the United States House - Tennessee’s Fourth District. 

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$30,000 Jewelry Theft in Murfreesboro - Who did it?
$30,000 Jewelry Theft in Murfreesboro - Who did it?

$30,000 worth of jewelry was stolen from a home in the Riverview Subdivision. 

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How do homeless get help for mental illness in Tennessee?
How do homeless get help for mental illness in Tennessee?

Many of the homeless persons living in Tennessee have mental illness problems, so the question we have is… how do homeless get help for mental illness? 

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Local Resident Accepts membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Local Resident Accepts membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Congrats to a local resident.  Jackson Lee Jones of Murfreesboro, Tennessee has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).

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Group strongly against new law in TN that allows courts to prosecute mom who has baby born addicted to drugs
Group strongly against new law in TN that allows courts to prosecute mom who has baby born addicted to drugs

For those who are curious as to what the bill revolves around, it allows for the criminal courts to prosecute a mother for an assaultive offense or homicide...

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Many local non-profits like the Business Education Partnership are participating in "The Big Payback"

The Business Education Partnership Foundation (BEP) is participating in the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s “The Big Payback” on May 6th.

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Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Introduce New Program
Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Introduce New Program

Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Dept. has introduced a new program to their already long list of year round activities for the residents of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County.  

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Rutherford County Schools and Murfreesboro "City" Schools closing Two Hours Early Today

MONDAY INFORMATION 4/28/14:  WGNS has confirmed that the Rutherford County School system will close two hours early due to bad weather. Murfreesboro City Schools now confirm they too will close two hours early. 

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Massive fire in Christiana destroys sizable portion of family business
Massive fire in Christiana destroys sizable portion of family business

Black smoke could be seen for miles in Christiana on the Shelbyville Highway as a several residents watched their family business go up in flames…

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Smyrna Town Court to Celebrate
Smyrna Town Court to Celebrate "Law Day and Citizens Rights

The Smyrna Town Court will celebrate Law Day on May 1 to commemorate the importance of the law, citizens’ rights and the rule of law in American society. 

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Man accused of
Man accused of "Aggravated Robbery" in Johnson City, TN arrested in Murfreesboro

After police placed the subject in handcuffs, they searched the bathroom he was in prior to being arrested. In that bathroom, officers found a cell phone that was said to link him to an aggravated robbery...

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Need a job? Could you be a teacher in Rutherford County, TN?

Rutherford County Schools will host its annual Teacher Recruitment Fair this Saturday, April 26, at Smyrna High School from 9 a.m. until noon.

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Politics: Heather Dawbarn anounces run for re-election of Rutherford County Register of Deeds position
Politics: Heather Dawbarn anounces run for re-election of Rutherford County Register of Deeds position

Heather Dawbarn has officially declared her intention to run for re-election for Rutherford County Register of Deeds on May 6th, 2014.

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Murfreesboro Police work with Washington State to nab man who allegedly communicated with 14-year old
Murfreesboro Police work with Washington State to nab man who allegedly communicated with 14-year old

A 29-year old Murfreesboro man has been charged with “2-counts of Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a minor, Especially Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and Extortion.”

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Will a new sewer and water system equal explosive growth for Eagleville? Some say YES!
Will a new sewer and water system equal explosive growth for Eagleville? Some say YES!

Huge news for Eagleville may equal massive growth in the near future...

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Special tennis program in Rutherford County for children and adults with Down Syndrome
Special tennis program in Rutherford County for children and adults with Down Syndrome

A new tennis program in Murfreesboro will focus on teaching children and even adults (ages 5 to 45) with Down Syndrome, how to play…

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Special tennis program in Rutherford County for children and adults with Down Syndrome
Special tennis program in Rutherford County for children and adults with Down Syndrome

A new tennis program in Murfreesboro will focus on teaching children and even adults (ages 5 to 45) with Down Syndrome, how to play…

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New from MTSU: Musician George Dennehy shares infectious message of joy at MTSU

George Dennehy offers many messages in his music — love, gratitude, determination, acceptance, faithfulness — but the one that seems to permeate the young singer/songwriter's conversation is joy.

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Man Allegedly Threatens Kroger Employees Over Money Order

The report states that the unknown man said, “I’m going to get my money back, If I have to I will tie all you up and put you in the back till’ I get my money.” 

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LaVergne ranked as one of the TOP places in the nation for home ownership
LaVergne ranked as one of the TOP places in the nation for home ownership

La Vergne has been named one of the top places for home ownership in Tennessee by NerdWallet, a consumer-advocacy website.

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Correction: Congressman DesJarlais will be in Murfreesboro this Saturday, Gov. Haslam will not...
Correction: Congressman DesJarlais will be in Murfreesboro this Saturday, Gov. Haslam will not...

This is the 85th annual “General Conference of the National Guard Association of Tennessee.” The event will be at the Embassy Suites. 

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Another
Another "Drivers License Checkpoint" has been planned for Rutherford County

Another drivers license checkpoint is being planned by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Rutherford County for this Friday.

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Baker Road accident, subject hits brick mailbox and runs into the woods

At 8:42 in the evening, which was several hours after the wreck occurred, Sgt. Bill Miller with the Highway Patrol told WGNS, “We are continuing to check local hospitals and no one has walked in with any type injuries..."

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Special Fundraiser for the Fisher house in Murfreesboro
Special Fundraiser for the Fisher house in Murfreesboro

The Fisher House in Murfreesboro is holding a fundraiser this Saturday at the Stones River Country Club on Broad Street. Phil Barnett, who is with the Tennessee Fisher house Foundation, explains...

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State of Tennessee Says March, April and May have Highest Suicide Rates

If you think that most suicides occur in the cold, gray winter months, think again: It has actually been shown that the spring months of March, April, and May have consistently had the highest suicide rate...

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iPad Thieves Target Best Buy Mobile Store in Murfreesboro

Do you like iPad’s? Apparently thieves do. Three thieves headed to the Best Buy Mobile Store in the Stones River Mall and stole 8 to 10 iPads. They were valued at over $3,700.

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Got old shoes? Recycle them for those in need!

“Murfreesboro is supporting Soles4Souls because it is the definition of a social enterprise where solid business practices are used to create positive change in people’s lives...” 

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U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander comments on increasing minimum wage for federal employees and Joe Carr for Senate comments on Common Core Standards

“The president’s directive—combined with his support for a minimum wage hike, his executive order increasing minimum wage for federal employees..."

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Woman allegedly caught with children in car when charged with DUI 4 at 3PM on Friday
Woman allegedly caught with children in car when charged with DUI 4 at 3PM on Friday

A Murfreesboro woman was charged with her 4th DUI and her 3rd Driving on a Revoked License Charge. 

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Tis The Season of Traffic Jams!

Tis the season of traffic slow downs. City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran tells us where to avoid through March 22nd.

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Family that donated over 1,500 books to Rutherford County Students recognized on Capital Hill
Family that donated over 1,500 books to Rutherford County Students recognized on Capital Hill

“In the face of such a tremendous loss, the Henson family has shown remarkable grace, dignity, and compassion for others. I cannot imagine the depth of their loss, but I cannot overlook the impact The First Noelle has had on our community,” Rep. White said.

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 MTSU opens $16M Student Services and Admissions Center, MT One Stop
MTSU opens $16M Student Services and Admissions Center, MT One Stop

Located on Blue Raider Drive, the 58,000-square-foot facility with brick exterior opened for students and visitors. Added features include an approximately 270-foot bridge extending to the Student Union and an approximately 35-foot bridge connecting the east side of the new building to an adjacent parking deck for the MTSU Boulevard Garage.

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Man who stole from Jim's Coin Service in Murfreesboro must pay back $833.33 per month for 72-months when released from prison
Man who stole from Jim's Coin Service in Murfreesboro must pay back $833.33 per month for 72-months when released from prison

A man who plead guilty to theft of property in Rutherford County and was ordered to pay back $60,000 as restitution has asked the courts to lower the amount of money he was ordered to pay each month.

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Troops in Smyrna, TN Preparing for Year Long Deployment to Afghanistan
Troops in Smyrna, TN Preparing for Year Long Deployment to Afghanistan

Tennessee Army National Guard Soldiers from the 1176th Transportation Company, based in Smyrna, TN are scheduled to depart on Sunday morning (Mar. 16), for a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan...

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Joe Carr Asks Sen. Alexander To Stop "Common Core"

48th District State Representative Joe Car addressed a Core Rally in Nashville Wednesday, and called on Senator Lamar Alexander to join with Tennesseans to stop Common Core.

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Legislation on Common Core Data Collection of Student Information in Tennessee

One of the main criticisms of the standards is that they could lead to the sharing of personally identifiable student data with the federal government. Dunn’s proposal seeks to prevent that.

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FREE Early childhood screenings in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro City Schools are offering a “FREE” early childhood screenings for children ages 2 and a half years old to 4-years of age.

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Murfreesboro man allegedly had 20-individual baggies of marijuana in his possession
Murfreesboro man allegedly had 20-individual baggies of marijuana in his possession

A Murfreesboro man was arrested shortly after he told police he had only a small amount of marijuana in his possession.

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Tennessee unemployment rate is only barely lower when compared to previous study
Tennessee unemployment rate is only barely lower when compared to previous study

Tennessee Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips has announced Tennessee’s preliminary unemployment rate for January is 7.2 percent, which is five tenths of one percentage point lower than the December revised rate.

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Oops: Plumber accidently started fire at Motel 6 in Murfreesboro... It happens
Oops: Plumber accidently started fire at Motel 6 in Murfreesboro... It happens

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department officials say that a fire at the Motel 6 located at 148 Chaffin Place started with a plumber soldering pipe in a first floor bathroom.

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More shingles stolen in Murfreesboro

Close to $3,000 worth of shingles were stolen from a construction site on Janell Trail in Murfreesboro.

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So where does Tennessee rank on the fat state list?

Tennessee remains among the top ten most obese states in America, according to a Gallup poll. The group compiles the list every year. 

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Alleged Road Rage incident reported in Murfreesboro

According to a Murfreesboro Police report, a 6-month old baby was injured in a road rage incident. Evidently, another motorist who was named in the report, is accused of throwing a cologne bottle...

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165-Residents in Rutherford County stuck on the state's waiting list for community based services

More than 7,000 Tennesseans, including 165 here in Rutherford County, are stuck on the state’s Waiting List for community-based services, and as a bill makes its way through the state’s legislature that could cut down on the number of people waiting for services. 

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Construction Woes to Start Next Week in Bridge OVER Broad Street Project

TN Dept. of Transportation Community Relations Officer Deanna Lambert told WGNS that state related construction will slow traffic on Wednesday, March 12th and Thursday March 13th in Murfreesboro. 

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Fugitive from Justice BUSTED near Murfreesboro
Fugitive from Justice BUSTED near Murfreesboro

Driver Cornelius Baskin, 37, of Bowling Green, Ky., was wanted in Warren County Kentucky for distribution of cocaine, said ICE Lt. Chris Haynes.

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Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce encourages YOU to watch the High School TSSAA games at MTSU
Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce encourages YOU to watch the High School TSSAA games at MTSU

Don't miss out on all of the fun and excitement at the 2014 TSSAA BlueCross State Basketball Championships!  Come to MTSU's Murphy Center to watch hoop action at its finest.

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Proposed bill in Tennessee would limit over the counter sales of certain cold medications and / or allegedly medications

The goal is to curb the production of methamphetamine in Tennessee, but concerns are being raised about the unintended impact that restricting sales of certain medicines will have on law-abiding consumers.

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Sex offenders in Tennessee may soon see special driver's licenses marked by their offense

Should sex offenders have the status marked on their driver’s license in Tennessee? The idea received a good bit of debate last week on Capitol Hill.

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Reality: Two new Walmart stores coming along despite outrage by some while other praise new jobs
Reality: Two new Walmart stores coming along despite outrage by some while other praise new jobs

Many residents are arguing that four Walmart stores will make it hard on locally owned retailers in Murfreesboro while others say they are thankful for the jobs.

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Local guest included State Senator Bill Ketron, State Representatives Joe Carr, Rick Womick and Mike Sparks
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Suspect arrested AGAIN on drugs charges, Suspect AGAIN
Suspect arrested AGAIN on drugs charges, Suspect AGAIN "allegedly" had COCAINE

27-Year old Allen Carney, who goes by the nickname of SAP, reportedly told police he gave his drugs to his passenger who put the drugs in her bra.

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Stones River Manor in Murfreesboro Receives Award
Stones River Manor in Murfreesboro Receives Award

Stones River Manor was presented with SeniorAdvisor’s Award of  Excellence for receiving consistently high ratings from residents and their families in 2013.

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Will you volunteer on Saturday? It is a tree planting event!
Will you volunteer on Saturday? It is a tree planting event!

Community volunteers are needed Saturday, March 1, for a tree planting event along Garrison Creek in east Murfreesboro aimed at protecting the local water supply.

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Murfreesboro Mayor and City Council Debate in Murfreesboro Around the Corner

The Rutherford County Alumni Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. will host a candidate forum for the City Mayor and City Council candidates on March 18, 2014.

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Murfreesboro based ad agency hits the big time... Again.
Murfreesboro based ad agency hits the big time... Again.

Murfreesboro ad agency Barker & Christol was in the spotlight at the 2014 American Advertising Awards (The Addys). On Saturday, February 15, the agency walked into War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville as the Addy’s Creative...

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UPDATE: Rape Testing Kits Backlogged in Memphis by 12,000 - What about Rutherford County and Murfreesboro?

UPDATE: New York-based Rape Kit Action Project says that there are more than 12,000 untested rape kits going back to the 1980s in places like Memphis, Tenn. We talked to State Representative Mike Sparks who lives in Smyrna about this issue and he suggested that even though the rape kit “testing backlog” does not exist in Rutherford County...

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Man knocked off of bicycle tells police: He Stole My Tablet...

A man was knocked off of his bicycle as he was riding in the area of Northfield Boulevard and Chariot Drive. The victim told police that a man physically knocked him off of his bike and stole his Samsung Tablet...

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Interesting Campaign Idea: Joe Carr for Senate Campaign to Raffle Off Handgun
Interesting Campaign Idea: Joe Carr for Senate Campaign to Raffle Off Handgun

UPDATE on GUN RAFFLE: The Joe Carr for Senate campaign today announced that over 30,000 people have shown their support for the 2nd Amendment by signing up for a chance to win a Beretta 92A1. 

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Do you recognize the man in this Smyrna area security video? What about his truck?
Do you recognize the man in this Smyrna area security video? What about his truck?

Smyrna Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a male suspect who can be seen on video at WGNSradio.com, breaking into the Kwik Sack Tobacco and Beer store at 543 Almaville Rd. In the video, the suspect appears to be in a red Chevrolet pick-up truck with a custom hood.

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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Make an Interesting Rescue - See the Pictures
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Make an Interesting Rescue - See the Pictures

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Ladder 9 responded to a unique rescue call just before 3:30 Monday afternoon at a home located at 5206 St. Ives Drive in Berkshire subdivision.

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Music by Avent Lane, John Blaneknship AND Truman Jones?
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TN Veteran Education Task Force discusses its vision, support for student vets
TN Veteran Education Task Force discusses its vision, support for student vets

Clarifying its vision and brainstorming about ways to better support student veterans within higher education, the Tennessee Veteran Education Task Force met Friday (Feb. 21) at the James Union Building on the MTSU campus.

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Many residents in Murfreesboro and surrounding areas like Nashville still call Tennessee home after Hurricane Katrina
Many residents in Murfreesboro and surrounding areas like Nashville still call Tennessee home after Hurricane Katrina

Anxiety is a huge obstacle to overcome in life and is often triggered by major events like the death of a loved on. She also stated that her childhood...

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Former Rutherford County Sheriff's Dept. Detective Officially Announces Run for Office
Former Rutherford County Sheriff's Dept. Detective Officially Announces Run for Office

Former Rutherford County Sheriff's Department Detective Jim Tramel has officially announced his candidacy for Sheriff. You may recall in July of 2013, Tramel told WGNS News that he was called into Sheriff Arnold's office on June 6th and asked if he planned on running against him in 2014? 

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Man Accused of Aggravated Child Abuse to Remain Behind Bars Until Court Date Due to ICE Detainer
Man Accused of Aggravated Child Abuse to Remain Behind Bars Until Court Date Due to ICE Detainer

In the report that WGNS obtained, it states that the 35-year old was mad at the child because the child was not counting numbers correctly. The child had multiple bruises on his back, buttocks, face and neck when police got involved in the case.

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UPDATE: Man Allegedly Runs Car into Regal Inn
UPDATE: Man Allegedly Runs Car into Regal Inn

We have confirmed more details involving the man who allegedly crashed his car into the side of a room at the Regal Inn on S. Church St. in Murfreesboro. Two arrested...

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FROM THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT: Focus on Health Protection?

In a few weeks, thousands of students from across Tennessee will arrive at spring break destinations, primed for fun and adventure. How those students plan and prepare for these trips may affect their immediate safety and future health.

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Governors Highway Safety Office Warns: Wear Your Seat Belt

The Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) has launched a new highway safety campaign aimed at increasing seat belt usage across the state.  

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UPDATE: Local State Representative Chimes in on UAW Vote in Chattanooga and What That Could Represent for Nissan in Smyrna, TN
UPDATE: Local State Representative Chimes in on UAW Vote in Chattanooga and What That Could Represent for Nissan in Smyrna, TN

State Representative Mike Sparks, who lives in Smyrna and once worked at Nissan, told us that he believes if the workers at the Nissan plant in Rutherford County were to ever unionize, they would shut down...

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Appeal Courts and Supreme Court of TN Agree with Rutherford County Courts on Case Dealing with 70-Pounds of Marijuana
Appeal Courts and Supreme Court of TN Agree with Rutherford County Courts on Case Dealing with 70-Pounds of Marijuana

A man who entered a conditional guilty plea in Rutherford County to one count of conspiracy to sell over seventy pounds of marijuana and one count of possessing over seventy pounds of marijuana was denied an appeal on Tuesday.

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Jogger Suffers Non-Life Threatening, but Serious Injuries After Being Hit by Car in Murfreesboro

The victim received non-life threatening, but serious injuries. He was transported by ambulance to St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.

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UPDATE: Murfreesboro Man Claims He Was Victim to Alleged Fake Dentist
UPDATE: Murfreesboro Man Claims He Was Victim to Alleged Fake Dentist

An Old Hickory man was arrested last week on charges of impersonating a dentist in nearby Coffee County. We spoke to a Murfreesboro man who told us he was ripped off when he bought dentures from the so called dentist...

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Vanderbilt Receives Grant to Find Vaccine to Prevent Virus That Causes Aids

The National Institutes of Health has given the green light to fund additional AIDS research in Middle Tennessee. The grant money was given to Vanderbilt University and totals $1.4 million.

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9th Charge of "Driving on a Revoked License"

For the 9th time, a Murfreesboro man has been arrested on a charge of “Driving on a Revoked License.”

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Black History film series begins 4PM Monday at Bradley Academy!

Film series about Black History begins at 4:00 o'clock Monday afternoon in the Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center. It's free, but you need to reserve your seat by phoning 615-867-2633 or via email at bradleyahmc1@comcast.net.

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Methodist University Chorale Performing March 2nd at First Presbyterian

Downtown Murfreesboro will be filled with music as the Methodist University Chorale presents a free concert at 7:30 Sunday evening, March 2nd. It will be in historic First Presbyterian Church on the corner of College and Spring Streets, just off the square. 

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United Way and Blue Raider Athletic Assoc. Join Forces

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is joining forces with the Blue Raider Athletic Association (BRAA), Toot's and MT Athletics to present 3 Point Play on March 1 at Murphy Center in Murfreesboro.

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Trees in Downtown Murfreesboro Area to be Replaced
Trees in Downtown Murfreesboro Area to be Replaced

Phase III of the Street Tree Replacement Project to replace street trees in the downtown historic business district will begin late February or early March, weather permitting.

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Senator Ketron Plans for a Town Hall Meeting - He Wants to Hear from YOU!

State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) announced that he has scheduled a Telephone Townhall Meeting to talk to citizens regarding issues before the Tennessee General Assembly and to listen to their concerns. 

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Political Update: Rutherford County Commission District 8
Political Update: Rutherford County Commission District 8

Online News Exclusive: We have more local political related news to bring your way, this time from the Rutherford County Commission race.

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Man Allegedly Threatens to Kill Jail Staff with Gun Inside Leg Cast at Rutherford County Jail
Man Allegedly Threatens to Kill Jail Staff with Gun Inside Leg Cast at Rutherford County Jail

The officer who made the initial contact with Henderson wrote in his report, “After arriving in booking (at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office), Mr. Henderson became combative with jail staff.” The report, filed by M-P-D Officer Thomas, stated, “Mr. Henderson became irate and stated that he had a gun concealed in the cast on his right foot.” 

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Alleged Bank Robber in his 70's Arrested for
Alleged Bank Robber in his 70's Arrested for "Recent" Robbery in Coffee County, TN

According to investigators, the senior citizen entered the bank wearing a mask, gloves and a cap and was armed with a firearm. 

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Attempted Robbery Gone Wrong, Alleged Robber Drops Gun in Murfreesboro

A third subject appeared and told the other two they needed to leave out of fear of cameras. They grabbed the dropped gun and fled the scene on foot. The victim then called the police, but no arrests have been made at this point.

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Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau has One of the Best Mobile Websites

The Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau mobile website, m.ReadySetRutherford.com, has been named as one of “The South’s Best Destination Apps and Mobile Sites,” by the editors of ConventionSouth magazine.

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Someone Allegedly Stole About 25-Pounds of Quarters

What’s interesting about this crime is that the thief may not have gotten away with that much money. For example, if the culprit was able to steal $500 worth of quarters, that would equal 2,000 coins. 

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Long Time Supporter Recognized at MTCS on Tuesday Night
Long Time Supporter Recognized at MTCS on Tuesday Night

It was an awesome night at MTCS in Murfreesboro. Both the high school boys team and the girls team won, beating out Santa Fe, but the heartfelt excitement was felt in between the two games when MTCS President Phil Ellenburg recognized a longtime supporter. 

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UPDATE: Accident on Medical Center Parkway at the I-24 Exit Ramp Results in Death 4-Days Later

77-Year old Ned Livingston was the passenger in one of the three cars involved in the mishap on January 27th at 2:30 in the afternoon.

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TBI Special Agent Announces Candidacy for Rutherford County Sheriff
TBI Special Agent Announces Candidacy for Rutherford County Sheriff

Law enforcement officer Dale Armour announced his candidacy for Sheriff of Rutherford County. Armour, who is running as an Independent candidate, enters the crowded field of candidates seeking the office.

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Witness See's Sign on Business Being Stolen - Fails to Call Police Because He Thought They Were Told to Remove

A 7-foot wide by 2-foot high sign was stolen from the front of a business. A witness told police he thought the owner of the store had hired someone to take the sign...

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Prospective MTSU students gain insight into majors, careers
Prospective MTSU students gain insight into majors, careers

Jessica Dempsey of Nashville and Kalon Taylor of Mumford, Tenn., were among nearly 60 prospective MTSU students attending Friday’s True Blue Experience Day.

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State Rep Rick Womick Appointed to Rank of Lt. Colonel in the TN State Guard

State Representative Rick Womick (R–Rockvale) was appointed this week to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Tennessee State Guard during an official swearing-in ceremony that took place in Nashville.

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The Joe Carr for U.S. Senate Campaign Raising Lots of Cash!

The Carr for U.S. Senate Campaign filed its fourth-quarter FEC fundraising report showing $405,150 cash on hand, $251,173 raised in the fourth-quarter, and $609,154 in total receipts for the campaign to date.

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Farm Credit Helps Hobgood Elementary with Greenhouse
Farm Credit Helps Hobgood Elementary with Greenhouse

Farm Credit of Mid America presents Hobgood Elementary 6th Grade Teacher Chick Knitter and Principal Tammy Garrett with a check for $1,500.  The check will cover the replacement parts needed to maintain the greenhouse currently located at Hobgood.

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DUI Checkpoints in Rutherford County, Two Planned for Super Bowl Weekend
DUI Checkpoints in Rutherford County, Two Planned for Super Bowl Weekend

Sobriety Checkpoints are being planned for Super Bowl Weekend in Rutherford County. The Tennessee Highway Patrol will have one set up on Saturday, February 1st in Murfreesboro…

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Another New School is Needed in Rutherford County, Already - Student Population GROWING
Another New School is Needed in Rutherford County, Already - Student Population GROWING

Mayor Burgess confirmed a new school is needed as our student population has grown to about 40,000 students.

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Murfreesboro Man Accused of Stealing Over $12,000 of Jewelry in DeKalb County
Murfreesboro Man Accused of Stealing Over $12,000 of Jewelry in DeKalb County

A Murfreesboro man will face the DeKalb County courts after being accused of stealing $12,000 worth of jewelry. 41 year old Randy Glenn Haslam of Murfreesboro is charged with...

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Threat Goes Up in Cold Weather

To keep warm air in and cold air out in winter months, most of us strive to keep every door and window tightly closed. While that may help reduce heating bills, it may also increase the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

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More and More People Allegedly Stealing Entire Grocery Carts Full of Merchandise in Murfreesboro
More and More People Allegedly Stealing Entire Grocery Carts Full of Merchandise in Murfreesboro

After loading the cart up and finishing her shopping expedition up, instead of rolling the cart through a checkout line, she allegedly rolled the cart out the front doors.

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Oakland A's Pitcher Sonny Gray to Head to the Smyrna Boys and Girls Club on Saturday

A celebration welcoming home Oakland A's Sonny Gray will be held at the Boys & Girls Club (Smyrna Unit) 198 Culbertson Street, in Smyrna, TN this Saturday (January 25) from 6:30PM-8:30PM.

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UPDATE: Crime Down in Murfreesboro by 2% Explained
UPDATE: Crime Down in Murfreesboro by 2% Explained

There were four (4) homicides reported in 2012 and three (3) reported in 2013, a decrease of 25%....

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GOAL OF THE NEW YEAR: Help Someone Out, Make a Difference
GOAL OF THE NEW YEAR: Help Someone Out, Make a Difference

Was one of your new year’s resolutions to make a difference in someone’s life? 

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Tennessee is
Tennessee is "2013 State of the Year"

The coolest thing about this story is that Rutherford County played a major role in attaining this status.

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BAD NUMBERS: 1 Person Between the Ages of 10 and 24 Dies by Suicide in Tennessee Every Four Days

In any given year, over 900 people in Tennessee die by suicide.  This includes an estimated 100 young people between the ages of 10 to 24 (about one every four days) and about 135 people over the age of 65—about one every three days. 

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Duo in Shoplifting Allegedly Steal $1,400+ in Merchandise from Wally-World in Murfreesboro
Duo in Shoplifting Allegedly Steal $1,400+ in Merchandise from Wally-World in Murfreesboro

According to a Loss Prevention employee of Walmart, two women stole over $1,400 worth of merchandise and simply walked out of the store.

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A New Homeless Shelter Expected in Murfreesboro
A New Homeless Shelter Expected in Murfreesboro

The homeless population appears to be increasing in Rutherford County, but what are individuals doing to make a difference?

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HELPING OTHERS: Local Couple Campaigns for
HELPING OTHERS: Local Couple Campaigns for "Safe Sleep" After Couple Loses Son to "SIDS"

Charlie’s Kids Foundation was established in 2011 after Sam and Maura Hanke lost their first son, Charlie, to sudden infant death syndrome.

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The Joe Carr for Senate Campaign Announces Major Surge in Fundraising Totals Against Sen. Lamar Alexander
The Joe Carr for Senate Campaign Announces Major Surge in Fundraising Totals Against Sen. Lamar Alexander
On Tuesday afternoon, Republican Joe Carr announced 4th quarter fundraising totals for his primary challenge to Senator Lamar Alexander and highlighted a dramatic surge in contributions over the previous quarter. 
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Former State Rep. John Hood Named 2013 Business Legend of the Year - Hear Interview... (See Pictures)
Former State Rep. John Hood Named 2013 Business Legend of the Year - Hear Interview... (See Pictures)
The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce has named John Hood as the 2013 Business Legend of the Year, and will honor him at the Chamber’s annual Business at its Best celebration on Friday, Feb. 7...
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Armed Robbery in Murfreesboro at Apartment Complex - No Arrests Made
UPDATE: An armed robbery was reported late Monday night on North Tennessee Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
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The Detective Who Helped Solve the Smyrna Captain D's Triple Murder Case from Year 2000 Talks About the Details of that Past Case
The Detective Who Helped Solve the Smyrna Captain D's Triple Murder Case from Year 2000 Talks About the Details of that Past Case
Looking Back: A man and a woman were arrested, charged and convicted for the murders. Hear what the Detective says about that past case and how he interacted with the community and the families of the victims... 
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Amazon.Com is Now Collecting Taxes in Tennessee
Amazon.Com is Now Collecting Taxes in Tennessee
In a past deal struck with the administration of former Gov. Phil Bredesen, Amazon was absolved from collecting the state sales tax. Customers were responsible for paying them on their own to the state Department of Revenue. That is no longer the case.
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Tennessee Lottery Head has been Recognized by Leading Lottery Trade Organization
Tennessee Lottery Head has been Recognized by Leading Lottery Trade Organization
The president and CEO of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corp. is being recognized by a leading lottery trade organization with an award named after her.
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UPDATE: Former Jail Guard to Appear in Court for Hearing for Aggravated Statutory Rape Charges - Victim was 14
UPDATE: Former Jail Guard to Appear in Court for Hearing for Aggravated Statutory Rape Charges - Victim was 14
28-Year old Drew Gammon, who was indicted on six charges of aggravated statutory rape, will appear before the courts in less than 2-weeks.
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Computer, Netflix, XBox Live, iPhone Hacked in Murfreesboro
Computer, Netflix, XBox Live, iPhone Hacked in Murfreesboro
The suspect also left the victim a message stating, “What’s yours is mine, do something exciting in your life so I can share it with others via your computer.”
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Smyrna Officers Respond to Car Accident and Find Shooting Victim - Arrest Made
Smyrna Officers Respond to Car Accident and Find Shooting Victim - Arrest Made
On Friday, the Smyrna Police Department confirmed the arrest of 26-year old Jeremy L. Rivers of Smyrna.
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UPDATE: Death of Homeless Man Days Before Christmas - Mother Says She Needs Help with Memorial Service
Pijan told us her son will be cremated. She will then place the urn containing his ashes next to the urns containing her other two children who died at age 8 after being hit by a car and at age 37 while swimming in the Cumberland River. 
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Gas Drops Again...Some Discounters $2.93/gallon
So far, retail gas prices have remained stable in the region, but have fallen 6-cents locally. Here in Murfreesboro many discounters are offering $2.93 per gallon.
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Teachers who Live in Rutherford County, but Teach in Nashville May Have had Identity Stolen
Teachers who Live in Rutherford County, but Teach in Nashville May Have had Identity Stolen
Perhaps you live in Rutherford County, but work in Davidson County as a teacher. If that is the case, your private and personal information could have been stolen by a Nashville man. 
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Ex Titan's Cheerleader Re-Arrested in Murfreesboro on Thursday
Ex Titan's Cheerleader Re-Arrested in Murfreesboro on Thursday
Her charge was “Violation of Probation,” according to the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. She will have to appear before the courts in Rutherford County on January 16, 2014.
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MTSU propels long-distance learner’s pursuit of degree  -  Memphis man becomes first aerospace online master’s recipient
MTSU propels long-distance learner’s pursuit of degree - Memphis man becomes first aerospace online master’s recipient
Approaching his mid-60s and well into his second career after retiring as an airline pilot, Memphis’ Ed Owen decided to tackle another challenge in life — an advanced degree.
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Six Out of Ten Smokers Quit Smoking Multiple Times
Six Out of Ten Smokers Quit Smoking Multiple Times
Quitting smoking is a popular New Year's resolution each year, but how many people actually quit? Six out of 10 smokers require multiple quit attempts to stop smoking, according to the American Lung Association...
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Uh-Oh - Former Bedford County Sheriff's Dept. Captain Arrested for Allegedly Taking Money from Sex Offenders
Uh-Oh - Former Bedford County Sheriff's Dept. Captain Arrested for Allegedly Taking Money from Sex Offenders
Trouble in nearby Bedford County... The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested a former captain of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Department for taking money collected by the department from registered sex offenders. 
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Shop with a Cop in Murfreesboro Went Well!
Several Murfreesboro Police Department Officers spent Saturday morning shopping with some very special young people. 
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Early Morning Apartment Fire in Murfreesboro on Saturday
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 8 and Engines 1 and 3 responded to a fire at Redwood Park Apartments, 3020 South Rutherford Boulevard, just before 6:00 Saturday morning.
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Ever Asked the Question: How does the City of Murfreesboro Operate? Here's Your Answer Folks...
Ever Asked the Question: How does the City of Murfreesboro Operate? Here's Your Answer Folks...
Curious about how your city government works? Want a behind the scenes look at everything from the Police Department to land use planning to the wastewater treatment plant?  
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Sheriff's Department on the Search for a Man Who Allegedly Stole Checks - Have You Seen Him?
Sheriff's Department on the Search for a Man Who Allegedly Stole Checks - Have You Seen Him?
Suspect Matthew Smith, 59, of Charlotte, allegedly stole the checks from mailboxes in the county, said Detective Steve Brown. Smith is about 5-feet-5-inches tall and wears a goatee.
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Woman Charged with DUI after Allegedly Driving to Gas Station with Children
Woman Charged with DUI after Allegedly Driving to Gas Station with Children
According to the report, it would appear that police did not observe Weeks driving the vehicle prior to her arrest.
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Rental Resident says He is Being Taken Advantage of With His Leaking Trailer (audio and photos)
Rental Resident says He is Being Taken Advantage of With His Leaking Trailer (audio and photos)
The tarp covers the area of the trailer that houses the two bedrooms and bathroom. We observed that water was leaking in through not only the ceiling, but also through the light fixtures. 
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Positive News: Santa to Visit LaVergne Library on Saturday
Positive News: Santa to Visit LaVergne Library on Saturday
Good Times: Christmas is a magical time of year at the La Vergne Public Library where the annual “Magic of Santa!” program is being held this Saturday, December 14 at 2:00 p.m.
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FIRE at Murfreesboro Apartment on Wednesday Night
FIRE at Murfreesboro Apartment on Wednesday Night
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 1 and 8 responded to an apartment fire at 1110 Palmer Drive just after 8:00 Wednesday night.
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New Cheese Plant to Locate Off I-24 in Nearby Manchester, TN
New Cheese Plant to Locate Off I-24 in Nearby Manchester, TN
This of course could represent new jobs for not only Coffee County residents, but perhaps those living in Rutherford County as well. 
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Another Business Owner Falls Victim to Electric SCAM
The owner of a business in Murfreesboro called the police and the electric department after being scammed out of $1,450.
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Cost of Your Electric Bill May Go DOWN
Cost of Your Electric Bill May Go DOWN
our electric bill may soon be going DOWN. The drop is due to an unusually wet summer, according to the TVA.
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More News on the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro
More News on the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro
WGNS paid a visit to the Islamic mosque off of Bradyville Pike a week and a half ago to speak to the Imam and to do a follow up story on how the community has accepted their religion, but he did not want to go on the air.
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Lebanon Man Arrested in Murfreesboro on 17-Charges
Lebanon Man Arrested in Murfreesboro on 17-Charges
The arrest took place on Monday afternoon. 
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UPDATE: Follow Up on the Purchase of the Old Murfreesboro Medical Clinic Location for the MPD
UPDATE: Follow Up on the Purchase of the Old Murfreesboro Medical Clinic Location for the MPD
With the approval of the purchase of the old Murfreesboro Medical Clinic location for the Murfreesboro Police Department, what will happen to the old M-P-D Headquarters once the move is made to North Highland Avenue?
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Another Fire Reported in Murfreesboro... This Fire Occurred Saturday Morning - Residents Displaced as We Enter Christmas Season
Another Fire Reported in Murfreesboro... This Fire Occurred Saturday Morning - Residents Displaced as We Enter Christmas Season
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Engine 3, District 2, Ladder 8, and Rescue 7 responded to a fire at Brookwood Terrace Apartments located at 2743 South Rutherford Boulevard around 2:30 Saturday morning.
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Additional Traffic Stops in Murfreesboro During the Holidays and Beyond? Likely...
Additional Traffic Stops in Murfreesboro During the Holidays and Beyond? Likely...
You may have seen more police officers making traffic stops in recent days throughout Murfreesboro… There is a reason for that. 
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House Fire Reported on Rucker Lane Friday Morning in Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 9 and 5 were dispatched to a house fire just after 5:00 Friday morning at 1027 Rucker Lane.
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Food Giveaway in Murfreesboro on Friday, Dec. 13
Food Giveaway in Murfreesboro on Friday, Dec. 13
A mobile food pantry will be held next Friday on December 13th at Greenhouse Ministries on South Spring Street in Murfreesboro. 
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A BIG No-No: Suspect Allegedly Selling Drugs in a School Zone
A BIG No-No: Suspect Allegedly Selling Drugs in a School Zone
47-Year old Christopher Nelson has been indicted for allegedly selling drugs in a school zone. 
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Felony Cocaine Charges Filed AFTER Phone Call in Local Jail
Felony Cocaine Charges Filed AFTER Phone Call in Local Jail
The subject could allegedly be overheard at the jail telling the person on the other end of the line to go back to the parking lot and “Get the white paint next to the vehicle.”
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UPDATE: Woman Robbed at Gunpoint Thanksgiving Night - Suspect Names Released
UPDATE: Woman Robbed at Gunpoint Thanksgiving Night - Suspect Names Released
UPDATE: The victim told police that after the subject took her holiday cash, he fled on foot running towards North Tennessee Boulevard. 
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Hippie Hill Hosting a Fundraiser in Murfreesboro
Hippie Hill Hosting a Fundraiser in Murfreesboro
Hippie Hill, a location that many homeless call home in Rutherford County, is hosting a fundraiser on Friday night in Murfreesboro.
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Blood Drive in Murfreesboro on Dec. 12th
Georgia Career Institute will host a Red Cross blood drive at the school on Dec 12th from 10 AM – 2:30 PM.
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Those Driving on a Revoked License Apparently Keep Driving in Tennessee
Those Driving on a Revoked License Apparently Keep Driving in Tennessee
For the 4th time a Readyville man has been arrested and charged with Driving on a Revoked License.
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Explosions, Blasting, Gun Shots... What Was Heard in Area of South Church St. and Butler Drive?
Conflicting calls concerning an explosion started flooding the Police/Fire Dispatch office around 4:00 Monday afternoon.
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News Videos
These are news related videos. Everything from fire to special police training excercises are posted in this area.
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Murfreesboro Police Give Out Information That May Help You Avoid Being a VICTIM This Christmas Season!
Murfreesboro Police Give Out Information That May Help You Avoid Being a VICTIM This Christmas Season!
The holiday season is a time when people can become vulnerable to theft and other crimes. The Murfreesboro Police Department will have officers conducting bicycle patrol, foot patrol, undercover operations, and traffic enforcement throughout the city throughout the holiday season.
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WGNS Spoke to Two Homeless Persons who Told us they were THANKFUL this Thanksgiving... (Audio and Pictures)
WGNS Spoke to Two Homeless Persons who Told us they were THANKFUL this Thanksgiving... (Audio and Pictures)
Thanksgiving is here and many Rutherford County residents are counting their blessings. 58-Year old Debbie Nichols and her 32-year old son Lance told us what they are thankful for…
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Rutherford County Residents are Blessed with Employment - WGNS Toured Parthenon Metal Works in LaVergne - See Pictures
Rutherford County Residents are Blessed with Employment - WGNS Toured Parthenon Metal Works in LaVergne - See Pictures
Many people have driven past Parthenon Metal Works since the early 1970’s, but have never been inside. 
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$50,000 Mini Excavator Stolen from Murfreesboro Construction Site
$50,000 Mini Excavator Stolen from Murfreesboro Construction Site
According to an M-P-D incident report the thieves behind the theft may not be so lucky. 
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Get your Flu Shot - Help Yourself and Help the United Way
Get your Flu Shot - Help Yourself and Help the United Way
Have you had your annual flu shot yet? For the second year in a row, a portion of every flu shot given by Reeves-Sain Drug Store will benefit the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties and will be invested in the local community.
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Suspect Charged for 6th Time With
Suspect Charged for 6th Time With "Driving on Revoked," The Car That Was Not Registered Was Released to a Friend
We have reported on past arrests involving motorist who have received six DUI’s or more. We have also reported on residents who have had ten or more “Driving on a Revoked” License charges.
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UPDATE: Massive Explosion and Fire in Shelbyville, TN on Monday Morning
UPDATE: Massive Explosion and Fire in Shelbyville, TN on Monday Morning
The employee, whose identity has not been released, was loading fuel into a tanker when the explosion occurred, Fire Chief Ricky McConnell said.
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Two Murfreesboro Fire Trainees Graduate 10-Week Recruit Class
Two Murfreesboro Fire Trainees Graduate 10-Week Recruit Class
“We are proud of these two gentlemen and what they accomplished over the last 10 weeks,” said Assistant Chief Swader. “We look forward to seeing how they apply the knowledge and skills they obtained in class.”
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DUI Number 4 - Suspect Stopped for License Plate Light Violation
DUI Number 4 - Suspect Stopped for License Plate Light Violation
The 56-year old was stopped on Middle Tennessee Boulevard for a problem with the light over his license plate. 
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Troubling: Responding to Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse
The "Our Kids" clinical team comprised of nurse practitioners and social workers are on-call 24/7 to respond to emergencies. The Our Kids clinical team members attend nine Child Protective Investigative Team meetings in 8 eight different counties each month to ensure that every child who needs a referral for an evaluation gets the services they need. 
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UPDATE:
UPDATE: "Accidental" Fire in Murfreesboro at BP Gas Station
“It was odd,” said Shift Commander Tim Swann. “Light smoke was presenting from the rear of the building when we arrived, but after a search with our TIC (thermal imaging camera), we learned that the fire was actually in a void area in the attic space in the front of the building, just above the insulation in the ceiling.”
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"Former" Tennessee Titans to Play Football in Murfreesboro on Saturday? What For?
Former Tennessee Titans players like Chris Sanders will be in Murfreesboro on Saturday to play football and help raise money for the Shop with a Cop program.
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Breaking News: Reliable Sources Indicate Ernest Burgess Seeking Another Term As County Mayor
Breaking News: Reliable Sources Indicate Ernest Burgess Seeking Another Term As County Mayor
WGNS News has learned that Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess plans to seek a third term.
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Murfreesboro, Smyrna and LaVergne Named Some of the BEST Cities for Job Seekers in Tennessee
Murfreesboro, Smyrna and LaVergne Named Some of the BEST Cities for Job Seekers in Tennessee
A website called “NerdWallet.com” has named Smyrna, Murfreesboro and LaVergne as some of the best cities for job seekers. 
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New Tennessee Highway Patrolman Over 12-County Nashville District
New Tennessee Highway Patrolman Over 12-County Nashville District
Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott today named Brian Lawson the new captain of the 12-county Nashville District which includes Rutherford County...
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November 9th: Tennessee Aviation Hall of Fame will hold its 12th Annual Gala & Inductions Ceremony
During the past 11 years, more than 5,500 people have attended this formal evening honoring those who have contributed to Tennessee’s extraordinary aviation history and support for this charitable foundation has grown across the entire state.
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Rutherford County Clerk Office in Eagleville Now Officially OPEN (With Audio)
Rutherford County Clerk Office in Eagleville Now Officially OPEN (With Audio)
Rutherford County Clerk Lisa Crowell helped to open the new branch office in the Eagleville City Hall on Monday. WGNS was there and this is what County Clerk Crowell told us...
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Monday is the Opening of a New Rutherford County Clerk Branch Office in Eagleville
Monday is the Opening of a New Rutherford County Clerk Branch Office in Eagleville
Rutherford County Clerk Lisa Duke Crowell has announced the new branch office in the Eagleville City Hall will open Monday, September 9, 2013. 
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Touching Photographic Exhibit at MTSU: “Afghanistan: Through the Eyes of a Soldier
Touching Photographic Exhibit at MTSU: “Afghanistan: Through the Eyes of a Soldier"
Since his return to the States, Bunch has exhibited his photos, along with looped video footage from his “helmet cam,” at a Nashville gallery while he works toward a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and more appearances on the dean’s list.
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Car Videos (Funny and Fast) in Rutherford County, TN
Car Videos (Funny and Fast) in Rutherford County, TN
Kids steal their dad's Mustang and a Toyota Starlet goes nuts in the backyard of a Rockvale home.
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What is the Thought of TN Senator Jim Tracy With Regards to the Homosexual Marriage Issue that was Reported on Wednesday Afternoon?

Senator Jim Tracy, who is running for Congress, released a statement on the homosexual marriage situation that was recently reported on Wednesday in California... 

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Maintaining a Dwelling for the Purpose of Selling Narcotics was the Main Charge Filed Against One Murfreesboro Man
It was not the breakfast of champions that police found inside several cereal boxes at one Murfreesboro home on Stoney Meadow Drive…
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Tennessee Pharmacy Working With State Health Department on Injections That Made Some Ill
Patients ill from injections produced at a Tennessee Pharmacy...
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HEY GOOD LOOKIN': The Consumer Outlook in Tennessee
Consumers still worry about the possibility of higher taxes, which would reduce the amount of money for discretionary spending... besides that, it's all good!
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Alzheimer's Association is Helping the Community
Alzheimer’s is a disease that affects so many people as they age in our community. WGNS asked Mike Gann who is with the Stones River Manor, how often he sees Alzheimer’s affect a family…
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TBI “Crime on Campus 2012” Report released for Tennessee
There were 7,326 offenses reported in 2012 compared with 7,639 in 2011, a 4.1% decrease overall. However, violent crime was up again for the third year in a row.

 
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MUSLIM LUNCH? Recent rumors of a special school lunch menu in Rutherford County are unfounded
Questions have recently been raised in Rutherford County about the introduction of a Muslim approve meal in our county school system.
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UPDATE: Will school vouchers actually happen in TN?
Lawmakers in Rutherford County remain unsettled when it comes to school vouchers in our state. The question now is... will they pass? 
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Gas Prices EXPLODE Past Year Ago Level!
It wasn't that many weeks ago that regular gas in the 'Boro was below $3.00 per gallon and falling. Prices have suddenly exploded to the $3.45-$3.55 range locally. In fact, retail gas prices have now surpassed year-ago levels and motorists are now paying more for a gallon of gas than they did in 2012. Nationally, the average price for a gallon of regular retail gasoline is 13 cents more than this time last year.
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A single shot was reportedly fired at Riley's Small Engine in Murfreesboro
WGNS has more news on the incident that occurred at Riley’s Small Engines Wednesday morning. Apparently, there was an accidental discharge of a weapon in the business.
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Action Line Podcast "LIVE" from the new Murfreesboro Medical Clinic with local doctors
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Question: Can you take the UNPLUG challenge and avoid electronics for an hour?
Question: Can you take the UNPLUG challenge and avoid electronics for an hour?
Read To Succeed is asking all Rutherford County residents to take a moment and unplug. Unplug the TV, the phone, video games and iPods. And, instead, sit back and read.
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Tennessee Health Department reports that blacks 9 times more likely than whites to have HIV infections
Tennessee Health Department reports that blacks 9 times more likely than whites to have HIV infections
“Of all racial and ethnic groups, African Americans continue to face the most severe burden of HIV/AIDS in Tennessee and the nation.
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New scam targets Rutherford County residents with 2 round trip airline tickets
According to the Better Business Bureau, “ The BBB made attempts to reach the company to disclose the details of the claims made in the direct mailer, but did not receive a reply.”
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 Girls Raised in Tennessee Science (GRITS) event to be held this week at MTSU in Murfreesboro
Girls Raised in Tennessee Science (GRITS) event to be held this week at MTSU in Murfreesboro
“Building STEM Capacity for Girls: Expanding Your Horizons in the South” is the theme for the GRITS Collaborative Project conference, which will be held in Cantrell Hall inside the Tom H. Jackson Building, also home for MTSU News and Media Relations. GRITS stands for Girls Raised in Tennessee Science.
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Attorney's who take on indigent cases for the juvenile courts in Rutherford County charge state reduced fee
Attorney's who take on indigent cases for the juvenile courts in Rutherford County charge state reduced fee
The judge says that a lawyer who normally charges a client $200 to $300 per hour, will take on an indigent case for the state at a much lower rate.
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Thomsen Smith picked for leading Congressional Exploratory Committee for State Rep. Joe Carr
Thomsen Smith picked for leading Congressional Exploratory Committee for State Rep. Joe Carr
“We are pleased to secure a fundraiser of Thomsen Smith’s caliber to the Joe Carr for Congress Exploratory Committee. Tennesseans want more principled fighters in Washington, and with Thomsen’s experience we have one more piece in place for Joe Carr to answer the clarion call”, said Lee Beaman.
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Murfreesboro’s Tax and Finance Department won its 14th Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting
Murfreesboro’s Tax and Finance Department won its 14th Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting
"The fund balance was $52.7 million, an increase of $4.3 million. This good news was due to the City’s continued efforts to control costs and growth in our economy." 
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Monday afternoon fire on January Street
Monday afternoon fire on January Street
Upon arrival, crews discovered heavy smoke and flames coming from the home. “The blaze was rolling, but crews got in there and extinguished the fire quickly,” said Shift Commander Daryl Alexander. 
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Congressman DesJarlais Comments on January Jobs Report
Congressman DesJarlais Comments on January Jobs Report
U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais was at the City Cafe in Murfreesboro where he commented on the state's unemployment rate rising to 7.9 per cent.
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Construction to soon begin on extension of Joe B. Jackson Parkway between I-24 and S. Church St.
Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons told WGNS that new projects are underway to make the city more user friendly. One of those project is the extension of the Joe B. Jackson Parkway between South Church Street and I-24.
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Treat Intersections With "OUT" Traffic Signals As 4-WAY STOP!
The storm has created scattered power outages, and some traffic signals are not operating. If you come upon such a signal, TREAT IT AS A 4-WAY STOP.
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Burglars on 4-wheelers in Rutherford County
Citizens who own outbuildings should keep the units locked and move expensive equipment inside a home or garage, the detective recommended. People who have alarms should set the device since an alarm deters burglars.
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Volunteer to help local residents learn to read
Volunteer to help local residents learn to read
Read To Succeed will be hosting a volunteer tutor training on February 5 and 26th from 6-8 pm at the Lon Nuell Literacy Center in First Baptist Church. Dinner will be provided.
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Teen accused of fleeing from police and hitting up to 80 m.p.h. on Memorial Blvd.
Officer T. Ledford who filed the report stated, “I initiated blue lights and my siren and the vehicle (motorcycle) refused to stop.”
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MTSU Blue Raiders announce football dates
MTSU Blue Raiders announce football dates
An in-state battle with Memphis on September 14 will see the Blue Raiders back at Floyd Stadium. MT has won four of the last five against the Tigers, including five straight in Murfreesboro.
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Eagleville gets $1.6 Million in Grants and Loans to Build Sewer System
Eagleville gets $1.6 Million in Grants and Loans to Build Sewer System
After over 5 years of deliberations, federal grants will finally be applied to construct a sewer system for the City of Eagleville...
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Robber sucker punches food delivery man in Murfreesboro
Robber sucker punches food delivery man in Murfreesboro
The victim had just made a delivery of food when he was robbed as he was walking back to his vehicle.
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Did You See This
Did You See This "Phony Money Man" In Smyrna?
Smyrna Police need the public's help in apprehending a man who passed several counterfeit fifty dollar
bills. The crimes occurred on Sunday, January 20th, at the Game Stop.
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Lebanon Police ask for public's help in locating former Smyrna resident wanted on child abuse charges
Lebanon Police ask for public's help in locating former Smyrna resident wanted on child abuse charges
Crawford has family in Madison and in Tullahoma and has recently lived in Smyrna and Lebanon, according to police. He is approximately six feet, three inches tall and weighs 170 pounds.
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Governor Haslam directly mentions Smyrna Nissan plant in State of the State Monday
Governor Haslam directly mentions Smyrna Nissan plant in State of the State Monday
“I am very excited about the new workforce training center that the Governor has proposed today in partnership with Nissan in Smyrna."
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Thanks to tips to police department, two arrests were made
Thanks to tips to police department, two arrests were made
Detectives at the Smyrna Police Department received tips from the general public as to the identity of these individuals.
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Cost to mail a letter has increased
The cost of mailing a letter has gone up again, after less than a year at 45 cents it will now be 46 cents. As of Sunday, the U.S. Postal Service’s latest rate hike on first class postage stamps went into effect.
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Middle TN Electric (MTEMC) has new President
Middle TN Electric (MTEMC) has new President
Middle Tennessee Electric’s Board of Directors has named Chris Jones as the cooperative’s new president. Jones, MTEMC’s Vice President of Communications and Member Services, will succeed Frank Jennings, who has served as president for 11 years and has been with MTEMC for more than 42 years. Chris will be on the WGNS Action Line this Friday at 8:10 A.M.
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Local news was the topic of discussion today
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Ben and Steve Cates on WGNS
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Murfreesboro Crime Statistics released for the past year
Murfreesboro Crime Statistics released for the past year
Chief of Police Glenn Chrisman stated: “One of the top priorities of the Mayor, Council, City Management and the Police Department is to create safe and livable neighborhoods throughout our city. In 2012, officers and detectives focused on reducing residential burglaries through the use of traditional and innovative strategies."
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School safety in Rutherford County a priority in new and existing school plans
School safety in Rutherford County a priority in new and existing school plans
School safety is a priority in the construction of new schools and current schools in Rutherford County. The layout and floor plans for each school in the county system is now in an online database for emergency personnel. County School's Maintenance and Construction Superintendent Gary Clardy told WGNS…
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Have you seen these two men? They are wanted by the law.
Have you seen these two men? They are wanted by the law.
Metro Police in Nashville are asking for the public's assistance in locating two men who are wanted on assault charges. Both men listed their most recent address as being in Murfreesboro, TN. 
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Monday afternoon fire on Bartway Drive in Murfreesboro
Monday afternoon fire on Bartway Drive in Murfreesboro
Upon arrival, crews discovered heavy smoke coming from a roof vent and flames shooting from the right roof vent. Crews entered the house and quickly extinguished the fire. Damage was contained to the kitchen area and attic area above the kitchen.
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Man charged by Murfreesboro Police with D.U.I. number 10
Man charged by Murfreesboro Police with D.U.I. number 10
Murfreesboro Officer M. Payne wrote in a report, “I made contact with the driver, 55-year old Felix Blackwood, who had an odor of an alcoholic intoxicant, red bloodshot eyes and slurred speech.” The officer requested the subject attempt a field sobriety test which he agreed. Blackwood failed the test and was arrested.
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Some TN lawmakers concerned with the Tennessee Film, Entertainment and Music Commission spending
Some TN lawmakers concerned with the Tennessee Film, Entertainment and Music Commission spending
According to the report, “The audit revealed information suggesting the former  executive director’s husband worked for, or was in appearance, professionally involved with, a law firm involved with at least three film projects that received a  Film  Commission incentive.”
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Sheriffs Office met with Public Safety Committee - Sheriff Arnold states in letter,
Sheriffs Office met with Public Safety Committee - Sheriff Arnold states in letter, "right direction to help detour tragedies in our own schools"
Sheriff Robert Arnold stated, “Approving these positions will not in anyway shield us from ever being subjected to the tragedies that have occurred across our nation over the past few years. This will be a positive step in the right direction to help detour tragedies in our own schools. We cannot prevent someone from committing such unthinkable acts, however we can do what is within our power to do and that is provide a visible deterrent in the form of a SRO.”
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Dodge Viper SRT10 in Smyrna, TN
Dodge Viper SRT10 in Smyrna, TN
WGNS has heard from multiple WGNSradio.com visitors who have told us they would love to see some pictures of local rides that belong to Rutherford County residents. Send us your photos and a description of your vehicles and we will post them online for everyone to see. We will also link the pictures to your page if you have an internet site that features your cars, trucks or motorcycle's. Send pictures to WGNS.FM@gmail.com.
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MORE: Listener Submitted CARS - 1968 Chevy Chevelle Convertible in Smyrna, TN
MORE: Listener Submitted CARS - 1968 Chevy Chevelle Convertible in Smyrna, TN
WGNS has heard from multiple WGNSradio.com visitors who have told us they would love to see some pictures of local rides that belong to Rutherford County residents. Send us your photos and a description of your vehicles and we will post them online for everyone to see. We will also link the pictures to your page if you have an internet site that features your cars, trucks or motorcycle's. Send pictures to WGNS.FM@gmail.com.
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Listener Rides: This page features a 1955 Chevy BelAir in Smyrna, TN that is amazing
Listener Rides: This page features a 1955 Chevy BelAir in Smyrna, TN that is amazing
WGNS has heard from multiple WGNSradio.com visitors who have told us they would love to see some pictures of local rides that belong to Rutherford County residents. Send us your photos and a description of your vehicles and we will post them online for everyone to see. We will also link the pictures to your page if you have an internet site that features your cars, trucks or motorcycle's. Send pictures to WGNS.FM@gmail.com.
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1977 Dodge Tradesman Ambulance, Rockvale, TN
1977 Dodge Tradesman Ambulance, Rockvale, TN
WGNS has heard from multiple WGNSradio.com visitors who have told us they would love to see some pictures of local rides that belong to Rutherford County residents. Send us your photos and a description of your vehicles and we will post them online for everyone to see. We will also link the pictures to your page if you have an internet site that features your cars, trucks or motorcycle's. Send pictures to WGNS.FM@gmail.com.
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Pictured: 1964 Ford F-100 (Slammed and Bagged) and a 1974 Bronco
Pictured: 1964 Ford F-100 (Slammed and Bagged) and a 1974 Bronco
WGNS has heard from multiple WGNSradio.com visitors who have told us they would love to see some pictures of local rides that belong to Rutherford County residents. Send us your photos and a description of your vehicles and we will post them online for everyone to see. We will also link the pictures to your page if you have an internet site that features your cars, trucks or motorcycle's. Send pictures to WGNS.FM@gmail.com.
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Tennessee Lawmakers will be limited on the number of bills they can file
Tennessee Lawmakers will be limited on the number of bills they can file
About 4,600 bills are presented every two years in the Tennessee General Assembly. Local State Senator Bill Ketron told us that lawmakers will be limited on what they can file during this session…
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Man pays .57-cents for $400 nail gun - theft charges likely
Man pays .57-cents for $400 nail gun - theft charges likely
At the Murfreesboro store, the individual left the store with a $400 nail gun that he ended up paying $.57-cents for. It is suspected that the same man has pulled a similar scam at other Home Depot stores.
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Woman deposits nearly $2,000 for selling her dog, check turns out to be a FAKE
The dog was advertised by the victim on CraigsLists.org for $650. The culprit who was purchasing the animal told the victim to take $650 out of the check to cover the cost of the dog and mail the rest back. She did. The bank later told the woman that the check was no good and that she was responsible for the money deposited.
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Suspect forges MRI results to get prescribed narcotics
Suspect forges MRI results to get prescribed narcotics
The clinic in Nashville that was one of the two victims in this case will have to report the suspect to the Metro Police Department, which means charges, may be filed in both jurisdictions. A copy of the forged MRI, which likely belongs to another patient, has been seized by police in Murfreesboro as evidence.
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Rutherford County jobs available at career fair that will be held in Antioch
The temp agency is looking to fill about 30 production worker positions for companies in Middle Tennessee, including Rutherford County.
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Group with what looks to be official document misleading Tennesseans into paying fees
Group with what looks to be official document misleading Tennesseans into paying fees
It appears that these notices began arriving in mailboxes around January 22, 2013. Corporate Records Service is not registered, affiliated, or associated with the Tennessee Secretary of State.
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State Budget Proposal Will Not Include Federal Health Care Dollars
State Budget Proposal Will Not Include Federal Health Care Dollars
Governor Bill Haslam says he’ll propose a budget for next year without deciding whether to accept hundreds of millions of federal healthcare dollars.
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Topic: Education in Rutherford County - Multiple Guests
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Wednesday morning fire at Regal Inn on South Church St. being investigated
Upon arrival, the crews discovered heavy smoke coming from Room 410. The fire was extinguished quickly. Assistant Fire Marshal Carl Peas was called to the scene to conduct an investigation. So far, the cause of the fire has not been released.
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UPDATE: MTSU Schedule announced for Conference USA
Big news... the schedule for MTSU in the Conference USA has been announced.
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Representative Scott DesJarlais Votes Against Legislation Raising the Debt Limit
Representative Scott DesJarlais Votes Against Legislation Raising the Debt Limit
Congressman DesJarlais voted against legislation that raises the debt limit.
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UPDATE: Three bold shoplifting cases, five suspects and one caught
In one store, two males and a female stole over $500 in perfume. In a second case, a suspect stole groceries. To be precise, the man is accused of stealing $505.80 worth of groceries.
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UPDATE: Message left on mirror in hotel room where fire took place on Wednesday morning
A message on a mirror in the hotel room stated, “What comes around goes around. I have always been faithful unlike you.”
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Department of Children Services told to release more information about children deaths in the state
The department will have ten days to redact confidential information before the documents are released to the media or the public. 
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Tennessee Unemployment is Down
The number of unemployed Tennesseans is at its lowest point since the economic meltdown of 2008.
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Unemployment 5.3% In Rutherford County
Reports from the state show Rutherford County's unemployment rate dropped to only 5.3 per cent of the workforce without a job.
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Murfreesboro Man Charged with 5th Driving on a Revoked License Charge
MPD Officer Primas wrote in an arrest report, “Upon my approach of the vehicle, I detected the smell of burnt marijuana along with a smell of unburned marijuana.” A very small amount of marijuana was discovered on Irish and he was charged with possession of a schedule six drug..
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Anonymous Tip Leads to Three Arrest
After Murfreesboro Police received an anonymous tip of a suspicious vehicle this past weekend, they arrested two men and a woman on drug and unlawful possession of a weapon charges.
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UPDATE: Suspect in counterfeit money case identified
UPDATE: Suspect in counterfeit money case identified
On January 11th  at approximately 2:50 PM an Asian or light skinned black male entered the GNC store located at 801 Industrial Blvd in Smyrna and allegedly made an eight dollar purchase that he paid for with a counterfeit $50.00 bill. He left the store and returned within a couple of minutes and got change for another $50.00 bill which was also counterfeit.
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Man accused of using counterfeit money identified, questioned by police
Man accused of using counterfeit money identified, questioned by police
Smyrna Police Chief Kevin Arnold told WGNS the suspect went into the Game Stop and Dress Barn in the same shopping center and attempted to get change but, was unsuccessful at those locations.
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LaVergne Police seize 7-pounds of marijuana
LaVergne Police seize 7-pounds of marijuana
With a search warrant in hand, the Narcotics/Vice Unit and SWAT Team of the La Vergne Police Department confirmed a grow operation on January 18 at 334 Sarna Drive. Police entered the home and seized seven pounds of marijuana and 15 harvested plants.
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Junior League of Murfreesboro seeking women to explore being a part of their 2013 group
Founded locally in 1992, the Junior League of Murfreesboro explores the needs of the community and concentrated on focus areas such as women and children at risk, educational disadvantages, health, voluntarism and quality of life.
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Tennessee Department of Health warns of antibiotic resistance
Tennessee Department of Health warns of antibiotic resistance

The Tennessee Department of Health is working to educate Tennesseans that some antibiotics are no longer effective for some people due to antibiotic resistance, a condition that can be created when antibiotics are overprescribed or misused.

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MORE: Listener Submitted CARS and TRUCKS from Murfreesboro area (Dodge)
MORE: Listener Submitted CARS and TRUCKS from Murfreesboro area (Dodge)
WGNS has heard from multiple WGNSradio.com visitors who have told us they would love to see some pictures of local rides that belong to Rutherford County residents. Send us your photos and a description of your vehicles and we will post them online for everyone to see. We will also link the pictures to your page if you have an internet site that features your cars, trucks or motorcycle's. Send pictures to WGNS.FM@gmail.com.
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Meetings of Interest This Week
There will be several county committee meetings this week of local interest. The commission's Property Management Committee will tackle the loss of the Lascassas convenience center and a proposed judicial building at their Thursday meeting.
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9,900 Square foot home on Sanford Dr. destroyed in Saturday night fire
9,900 Square foot home on Sanford Dr. destroyed in Saturday night fire
Fire crews tackled a massive house fire on Sanford Drive Saturday night. The home where the fire occurred was nearly 10,000 square feet in size...
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Multiple Listener Submitted CARS and TRUCKS from Murfreesboro area
Multiple Listener Submitted CARS and TRUCKS from Murfreesboro area
WGNS has heard from multiple WGNSradio.com visitors who have told us they would love to see some pictures of local rides. Send us your photos and a description of your vehicles and we will post them online for everyone to see. 
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Send WGNS pictures of your car, truck or motorcycle so we can post it for the world to see
Send WGNS pictures of your car, truck or motorcycle so we can post it for the world to see
WGNS has heard from multiple WGNSradio.com visitors who have told us they would love to see some pictures of local rides. Send us your photos and a description of your vehicles and we will post them online for everyone to see. We will also link the pictures to your page if you have an internet site that features your cars, trucks or motorcycle's. Send pictures to WGNS.FM@gmail.com .
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Educators to Meet with State Lawmakers
Local educators will be meeting with state lawmakers this week. Both the Rutherford Education Association and the Murfreesboro Education Association will meet with with the policy makers this Thursday afternoon at Cason Lane Academy. 
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Big Sports Week Coming Up
Big Sports Week Coming Up
A big week of sports coverage on WGNS begins tonight (Monday). The Rick Insell and Kermit Davis Coaches Shows will be broadcast beginning at 6 this (Monday) evening. Tuesday night, it's the much anticipated matchup Blackman at Siegel. 
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Darius Thompson Commits
One of Rutherford County's best boys basketball players has decided to stay close to home to play college ball. 
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VITA Sites Up and Running
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties formed a partnership with Greenhouse Ministries to provide VITA sites. 
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"Blue Book" Goes Digital
You may remember the Tennessee Blue Book, which was a directory of the General Assembly, their contact information and more. That concept has now hit the digital world.
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Child Safety Seat Inspections
Child Safety Seat Inspections
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue and Safe Kids will conduct a child safety seat inspection Thursday. It will be held at Fire Station number 2, which is on Runnymeade Drive, from 4-6pm.
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Old Man Winter Returns
Old Man Winter Returns
Baby, it's COLD outside. An arctic front has arrived, putting the brakes on the mild weekend weather. In fact, the colder air may be around for awhile, with several fronts ushering in reinforcing cold air over the coming days and a chance of snow towards the end of the week.
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A look into the past:The Rutherford County Courthouse between 1880 and 1950
A look into the past:The Rutherford County Courthouse between 1880 and 1950
WGNS had an overwhelming response of positive feedback on past post we created that take a look back into Murfreesboro and Rutherford County history. Most of these pictures are from Shacklett's Photography. 
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Christiana man charged with 8th DUI on Friday, released from jail on Saturday
Christiana man charged with 8th DUI on Friday, released from jail on Saturday
This most recent arrest of Richard Bobbitt occurred on Friday, January 18th in Rutherford County. A booking document from the Sheriff’s Office shows that Bobbitt was released 9-hours later after posting bond on Saturday, January 19th. The outline of Bobbitt’s charges state, “Driving on revoked first offense and greater” and “DUI 4th or greater (Felony).”
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Wedding dresses from the 1800's continue to be displayed at Oaklands Mansion
Wedding dresses from the 1800's continue to be displayed at Oaklands Mansion
Mary Beth Nevills, Educational Director for Oaklandsexplains why these wedding dress are so special...
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West Main Mission providing lunch to the homeless daily
Jim Hargrove the director of the mission tells us there is a strong need to provide more assistance in Rutherford County to the homeless.
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Special program to help local residents prepare tax returns is FREE
The 2012 VITA sites resulted in 346 accepted tax returns with a total refund amount of $492,000 going back into the communities of Rutherford and Cannon Counties. This year the United Way and Greenhouse Ministries aim to help even more residents.
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22-Year old Murfreesboro murder suspect is still on the run
Detectives developed 22-year old Domynik Jaleel Green (pictured), also known as “City”, as the main suspect. Warrants for First Degree Murder and Attempted Murder were issued for Green. WGNS followed up on this investigation on Friday (1/18/13) and Rutherford County Sheriff Department records show that Green is still on the run and the warrant has not been served.
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Murfreesboro Police Recover Stolen Police Handgun on Wednesday
Murfreesboro Police Recover Stolen Police Handgun on Wednesday
Police did an inventory of the car after the area around it was secured. Inside the vehicle they found a.45 caliber  Glock handgun that had been stolen from a LaVergne Police Cruiser. Officers also recovered a .45-caliber magazine for the gun and ammunition.
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Senator Tracy files resolution asking Congress to balance its budget
Senator Tracy files resolution asking Congress to balance its budget
The federal government should act now in practicing fiscal responsibility according to State Senator Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) who filed a resolution in the Tennessee State Senate urging Congress to immediately adopt a balanced budget.  Forty nine states, including Tennessee, maintain balanced budgets through a constitutional requirement or by state statute.  
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A Pictorial Step Back to the 1900's in Rutherford County
A Pictorial Step Back to the 1900's in Rutherford County
Rutherford County is a community that is rich in history. From Oakland’s Mansion to the Princess Theater, there are so many memories for so many people. Below are photos gathered from around the community that date back to the 1900's. The following photographs below are stored at Shacklett’s Photography on South Church Street in Murfreesboro, TN.
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MT Softball Coach's Wife Loses Battle with Cancer
MT Softball Coach's Wife Loses Battle with Cancer
Middle Tennessee learned it had lost one of its own as Debbie "Moe" Breeden, the wife of head softball coach Jeff Breeden, passed away Thursday after a two-year battle with cancer. She was 54.
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UPDATE: President Obama Addresses Gun Control
UPDATE: President Obama Addresses Gun Control
President Obama addressed the nation this morning to talk about gun control in the United States.
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UPDATE: Confusion Over the Name of the Person Arrested and Charged with Child Rape in Murfreesboro
UPDATE: Confusion Over the Name of the Person Arrested and Charged with Child Rape in Murfreesboro
Apparently there has been some major confusion over the identity of the man accused of raping a 5-year old boy in Murfreesboro. William C. Henry was charged last week with three counts of the rape of a child.
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Prep Games Rescheduled
The icy weather conditions forced high school games to be postponed. The WGNS State Farm Prep Basketball broadcast of Blackman at Siegel has been moved to next Tuesday the 22nd.
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Smyrna Business Owner Arrested for Allegedly Selling Marijuana at Business
Smyrna Business Owner Arrested for Allegedly Selling Marijuana at Business
Marijuana and guns were recovered during a drug investigation at a business called Smyrna Video and Tanning. Receiving a tip from the public over a year ago that there was the possibility of illegal drugs being sold there, Narcotics Detectives from the Smyrna Police Department launched an investigation into the proprietors of Smyrna Video. The store is located at 1208 Hazelwood Drive.
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K-12 Art Entries Must Be Into BEP Before February 15th
The Business Education Partnership Foundation is accepting art entries now through February 15th from kindergarten through twelfth grade students.
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Cause of Fire That Destroyed Murfreesboro Home on New Year's Day Has Been Determined
We have more information on a New Year's Day fire that occured in a home at 2527 English Hill Drive off Dejarnette Lane in Murfreesboro. The Fire Marshal's Office says the blaze appeared to have originated in the fuse box and was unintentional. The house was destroyed. 
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More Murfreesboro Police in Murfreesboro City Schools
Murfreesboro Police are increasing their presence at Murfreesboro City Schools after the shooting incident in Connecticut.
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Vacuum Cleaners Being STOLEN from Local Hardware Store
Vacuum cleaner thefts are on the rise… Yes, you heard us correctly, vacuum cleaner thefts. Three white males entered the Lowes store on Old Fort Parkway on Monday and walked out with three Dyson vacuum cleaners.
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State Hopes to Curb Overuse of Prescription Drugs
Tennessee is working to renew efforts to curb drug abuse throughout the state in 2013. According to the latest statistics, Tennessee ranks second in the nation for over-utilization of prescription pain medications. Adults 18 to 25 have the highest rate of prescription drug abuse. For the last two years, unintentional drug overdose is the number one cause of death in Tennessee over motor vehicle accidents, homicides or suicides.
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Special Kids to Receive $35,000 Grant
Local nonprofit Special Kids recently received a grant from The Baptist Healing Trust, which awarded funds totaling almost $2.1 million to 56 local nonprofit organizations for a variety of healthy related projects, according to President and CEO Cathy Self.
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SUV Flips in Accident on I-24 in Murfreesboro
An accident involving an SUV has just occurred on I-24 at Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro. Reports indicate the vehicle flipped in the westbound lane of the interstate. Emergency crews are on the scene.
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Entrance Sign at Oaklands Mansion Badly Damaged
One of the main signs at Oaklands Mansion and Museum in Murfreesboro has been damaged. The City of Murfreesboro reported to police that the damage to the entrance sign occurred several months ago, but was just reported this month (1/3/2013).
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UPDATE: Beech Grove Woman Accused of Locking Mentally Challenged Sister in Storage Shed
A trial date of Feb 19 has been set in Coffee County Circuit Court for Beech Grove resident Tracy Carmon-Thacker. You may recall the story involving her last year… She is accused locking her mentally challenged sister in a shed adjacent to her residence. The sister had no running water in the shed. Thacker was charged with willful abuse, neglect or exploitation of adults and two counts of aggravated kidnapping.
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UPDATE: Police Stand-off Thursday Morning - Man Allegedly Tried to Remove Tattoo from His Arm
UPDATE: There was a brief police standoff on Thursday morning in Murfreesboro. The incident occurred on Gresham Lane. The incident was over a domestic violence situation that apparently got out of hand.
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Woman Charged with 4th DUI in Murfreesboro
A 46-year old College Grove woman has been arrested and charged for the 4th time with DUI. Tina Marie Dedmon was pulled over in Murfreesboro for following the car in front of her too closely. The traffic stop occurred on Old Fort Parkway at 4 in the morning on Saturday.
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Local Attorney Accidently Shot While Cleaning Pistol
An accidental shooting was reported at a home in Murfreesboro on Thursday evening. Guy Dotson, Jr. was in the process of cleaning his pistol when it accidently discharged.
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MTSU Researcher Perry’s Retro-fit Plug-in Hybrid Car Kit Makes Canada Publication's top-10 List
While visiting a sister in Greenville, S.C. Friday, MTSU engineering technology professor Dr. Charles Perry learned that his plug-in hybrid retrofit kit research project has received international recognition.
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Murfreesboro Man Accused of Beating Neighbor's Dog with Baseball Bat
A Murfreesboro man has been accused of beating a dog with a baseball bat and then calmly walking away. The incident was reported to police on December 21st. According to the report, a witness told officers that 63-year old Keith Benton Swafford walked across the street, beat a neighbor’s dog and then calmly walked back to his house. 
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Senator Tracy's Community Breakfast Filled With The Christmas Spirit
On Saturday (12/22/2012) State Senator Jim Tracy invited everyone to his Community Christmas Breakfast at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton. All three ballrooms were packed with folks enjoying a full meal and renewing friendships
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What's a "Cash Mob"?
Christmas is a time for bringing families and friends together. It is a time for helping others, but all of this should be held together by the "Reason for the Season".
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MTSU Beats Vanderbilt at Bridgestone Arena 56 - 52
MTSU - WINS! On Friday night the Blue Raiders BEAT Vanderbilt at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. MTSU was playing as the home team. The final score was 56 to 52. Chip Walters stated, "and another SEC school goes down!"
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Nissan Donates Leaf Vehicles to MTSU
Nissan North America Inc. announced Tuesday it has donated two Nissan LEAF cars and three charging stations to Middle Tennessee State University to promote the use of electric-vehicle technology.
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Current Obituary Information

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Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home
(615) 893-2422
820 South Church Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Woodfin Funeral Chapels
(615) 893-5151
1488 Lascassas Pike
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Also on, 203 N. Lowry Street
Smyrna, TN 37167

Murfreesboro Funeral Home
(615) 896-2229
145 Innsbrooke Blvd.
Murfreesboro, TN 37128

Nelson & Sons Memorial Chapel
(931) 685-4200
824 Lipscomb Street
Shelbyville, TN 37160

Rucker Memorial Chapel
(615) 895-2200
1505 Bradyville Pike
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Scales and Sons Funeral Home
(615) 893-1313
318 East State Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Hellum Funeral Home
(615) 893-4323
611 S HIGHLAND AVE
Murfreesboro, TN 37130-4268

Cemetery Maps

Cannon County
Smith Funeral Home
303 Murfreesboro Road
Woodbury, TN
Phone: (615) 563-3237

Woodbury Funeral Home
Address: 504 W. Main Street; Woodbury, TN
Phone: (615) 563-2311
Obituary line (615) 563-2344
Fax: (615) 563-2316

Bedford County

Feldhaus Memorial Chapel
2022 N Main St.; Shelbyville, TN
Phone: (931) 684-8356

Gowen-Smith Chapel
850 Union Street; Shelbyville, TN
Phone: ( 931) 684-1372

Hillcrest Funeral Home
1802 Madison St.; Shelbyville, TN
Phone: (931) 684-2256

Howell-Lawrence Funeral Home
739 N Main St.; Shelbyville, TN
Phone: (931) 684-5011

Welton & Son Funeral Chapel
1101 N Main St.; Shelbyville TN
Phone: (931) 684-1445

Coffee County

Coffee County Funeral Chapel Inc
Address: 786 McMinnville Hwy, Manchester, TN
Phone: (615) 723-3330
Fax: (615) 723-3329

Daves & Culbertson Funeral Home
Address: 401 North Jackson Street, Tullahoma, TN
Phone: (615) 455-3481

Gilmore Funeral Home
Address: 1600 Mc Arthur Drive, Manchester, TN
Phone: (615) 728-2936
Fax: (615) 728-2963

J Welton Funeral Home
Address: 715 S Jackson St, Tullahoma TN, 37388-3463
Phone: (615) 455-2723

Manchester Funeral Home
Address: 214 E Main St, Manchester, TN
Phone: (615) 728-3505

Tullahoma Funeral Home, Inc
Address: 401 Westside Dr, Tullahoma, TN
Phone: (615) 455-4567
Fax: (615) 393-2486

DeKalb County
Walker Funeral Home, Inc.
Address: 301 West Main St., Smithville, TN 37166
Phone: (615)597-4321
Fax: (615)597-8321

Love-Cantrell Funeral Home
Address: 100 East Church St., Smithville, TN 37166
Phone: (615) 597-5275
Fax: (615)597-5254

Avant Funeral Home
Address: 109 High St., Alexandria, TN 37012
Phone: (615) 529-2323

Anderson Funeral Home
Address: 302 West Main St., Alexandria, TN 37012
Phone: (615) 529-2173

Marshall County
Lawrence Funeral Home and Crematory
203 South Horton Parkway; Chapel Hill, TN
Phone: (931) 364-2233

Warren County
High Funeral Home, Inc.
Address: 101 N College St. McMinnville, TN 37110
Phone: (931) 473-2137
Fax: (931) 473-7343

Love-Cantrell & Cope Funeral Home
Address: 415 North Chancery, McMinnville, TN 37110
Phone: (931) 473-4444
Fax: (931) 473-8428

McMinnville Funeral Home
Address: US Bypass 70S, McMinnville,, TN 37012
Phone: (931) 473-6606
Fax: (931) 473-7663

Wilson County
Hunter Funeral Home
Address: 208 W Main St, Watertown TN
Phone: (615) 237-9318

Ligon-Bobo Funeral Home Inc
Address: 241 W Main St, Lebanon, TN
Phone: (615) 444-2142

Mount Juliet Funeral Home
Address: 705 Hillview Dr, Mount Juliet, TN
Phone: (615) 758-5459

Partlow Funeral Chapel INC.
Address: 602 S Cumberland St, Lebanon, TN
Phone: (615) 444-7007
Fax: (615) 444-0618

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