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Murfreesboro Veterans Day (full audio)
Murfreesboro Veterans Day (full audio)

The annual 2019 Murfreesboro Veterans Day program was held the 11th hour, 11th day and 11th month in the historic second floor courtroom of the Rutherford County Courthouse. New Murfreesboro resident Major General William Hickman, who retired from the U.S. Army ten days ago, was the guest speaker.

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ENTER THE CHRISTMAS PARADE NOW (2019)
ENTER THE CHRISTMAS PARADE NOW (2019)

REMINDER: ENTER Your Business or Civic Group in the Christmas Parade (2019)...

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19 Days of Activisim:  Nov. 1-19, 2019
19 Days of Activisim: Nov. 1-19, 2019

Local agencies that assist child abuse victims are partnering for the 19 Days of Activism for the Prevention of Violence Against Children and Youth. The Women's World Summit Foundation is sponsoring the event.

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Judge Don Ash Named Christmas Parade Grand Marshal
Judge Don Ash Named Christmas Parade Grand Marshal

Judge Don Ash has been named Grand Marshal of the 2019 Rutherford County Christmas Parade. The gala event begins at 2:00 o'clock Sunday afternoon, December 8, 2019, at the intersection of East Main and Middle Tennessee Boulevard.

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MTSU Convocation 5PM Next Saturday
MTSU Convocation 5PM Next Saturday

Thousands of new Middle Tennessee State University freshmen (Class of 2023) and transfer (Class of '21) students and their families will help ring in the 2019-20 academic year during University Convocation at 5 p.m. Saturday, August 24, 2019, in Murphy Center. The public is invited.

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MFRD Fire academy Sign-Up Deadline Is Sept. 1, 2019
MFRD Fire academy Sign-Up Deadline Is Sept. 1, 2019

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) is now accepting applications for the Fall 2019 Citizens Fire Academy. Contact Shan Womack at 615-801-4495.

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Ram's 'Boro Traffic Through August 10, 2019
Ram's 'Boro Traffic Through August 10, 2019

Greener grass and more rain for the season, Traffic Director Ram Balachandran tells how this impacts motors traveling in the 'Boro now through August 10, 2019.

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UPDATE: FATAL Motorcycle vs Pickup Crash Saturday Night
UPDATE: FATAL Motorcycle vs Pickup Crash Saturday Night

NAMES RELEASED: The victim in the fatal motorcycle vs pickup crash has been identified as William Quinn, 26, of Murfreesboro, formerly of Camden, Tennesse

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MUSIC: Uncle Dave Macon Days THIS WEEKEND in Murfreesboro
MUSIC: Uncle Dave Macon Days THIS WEEKEND in Murfreesboro

The lively festival competitions and the National Championships in music and dance that have made Uncle Dave Macon Days a success for the past 41 years is BACK this WEEKEND!

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"Declaration of Indepence" Read At Courthouse

At 9:00 o'clock on the 4th of July morning the Colonel Hardy Murfree chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) started a new tradition. The public gathered around the historic Rutherford County Courthouse and listened to a reading of the Declaration of Independence.

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Central Magnet 1st Place in Class at The Great Race!
Central Magnet 1st Place in Class at The Great Race!

Congratulations to the Central Magnet School team who participated in The Great Race. On Sunday afternoon Bonnie, the green 1953 Pontiac Chieftain, pulled across the finish line.

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BAD GUYS BEWARE--New
BAD GUYS BEWARE--New "Anti-Crime" Laws Begin 7/1/2019

Bad guys beware--several new ANTI-CRIME laws take effect July 1, 2019 here in Tennessee as the state's new fiscal year begins.

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Central Magnet Team Now #47 of 103 Cars
Central Magnet Team Now #47 of 103 Cars

Central Magnet School's entry in THE GREAT RACE 2019 has moved up to position number 47 of 103 cars. This is the third year the local school has participated and is again using the 1953 Pontiac Chieftain.

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Identity of Man who Died at Bonnaroo Released
Identity of Man who Died at Bonnaroo Released

We now know the identity of the 27 year-old man that died Saturday morning inside the campground area of Bonnaroo in Manchester.

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MISSING STUDENT:
MISSING STUDENT:

Help find missing Stewarts Creek High student Lamar Hinton, Jr., missing since April 30, 2019. Phone 615-898-7770 if you have seen Lamar.

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Baby Fair Set THIS Saturday 10AM-2PM at Hospital
Baby Fair Set THIS Saturday 10AM-2PM at Hospital

There is a free BABY FAIR this coming Saturday from 10:00AM to 2:00PM at Ascension St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital, 1700 Medical Center Parkway.

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HOLD THE DATE: July 12-13, Uncle Dave Macon Days
HOLD THE DATE: July 12-13, Uncle Dave Macon Days

The 41st Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days is just around the corner. Cannonsburgh Village comes alive on Friday and Saturday, July 12 and 13, 2019.

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LEADERSHIP RUTHERFORD Applications Due May 10
LEADERSHIP RUTHERFORD Applications Due May 10

Applications to be considered for Leadership Rutherford's class of 2020 must be at the Chamber of Commerce by 4:30PM Friday afternoon May 10, 2019.

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City Schools' Director Linda Gilbert is ATHENA Recipient
City Schools' Director Linda Gilbert is ATHENA Recipient

Dr. Linda Gilbert, Director of Murfreesboro City Schools, is the recipient of Rutherford County's 2019 ATHENA International Leadership Award. Erin Rains is the recipient of the 2019 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award.

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MADD License Plates By 6/30/19 Or Busted
MADD License Plates By 6/30/19 Or Busted

Efforts are underway to get MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING license plates back on Tennessee vehicles, but motorists have only until June 30, 2019 to make this happen.

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Cash Prizes In Rotary's
Cash Prizes In Rotary's "4-Way Test" Speech Contest

The Murfreesboro Rotary Club is again sponsoring the Annual 4-Way Test speech contest. It will be at 10:30AM on Saturday morning, April 6, 2019, at the Boys abnd Girls Club, 820 Jones Boulevard.

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MMC Creates Another Great SPECIAL KIDS' Race
MMC Creates Another Great SPECIAL KIDS' Race

Temps were in the mid 50s when re-enactors from the Stones River National Battlefield gathered in front of the Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and fired the cannon at 7:00 o'clock Saturday morning to start the 8th Annual Special Kids Races.

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Welcome 2019 TSSAA Basketball Championships
Welcome 2019 TSSAA Basketball Championships

March 4, 2019-- The 2019 Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) State Basketball Championships will take place next week at Murphy Center...

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Rapper David Banner Speaks Thursday at MTSU
Rapper David Banner Speaks Thursday at MTSU

MTSU will wrap up its stellar Black History Month events with a Grammy Award-nominated keynote speaker. David Banner will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Student Union Ballroom.

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Expanded Hours At Senior Center In 2019!
Expanded Hours At Senior Center In 2019!

Now that the St. Clair Street Senior Center is a part of Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department, expanded hours will come into effect with the New Year!

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FREE
FREE "Hemp" and "Hops" Class Jan. 29th

The UT Extension Service is offering a free "HOPS AND HEMP INFORMATIONAL MEETING" on Tuesday, January 29th, at the Lane Agri-Park, 315 John R. Rice Boulevard. Space is limited, reserve your seat now.

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Wedding Dresses At Oaklands Jan. 19 - March 3, 2019
Wedding Dresses At Oaklands Jan. 19 - March 3, 2019

Step back into time and experience the common threads that weave our lives together and explore "Wedding Dresses Through the Decades" at Oaklands Mansion from January 19 through March 3, 2019.

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Dave Ramsey's FINANCIAL PEACE Free In January
Dave Ramsey's FINANCIAL PEACE Free In January

If you're a regular WGNS' listener, you've probably caught Dave Ramsey as he shares how to get "debt free" and stay that way. Take his course for FREE at the Linebaugh Library starting January 10, 2019.

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TN High School Students Invited to Enter 2019 Poetry Out Loud Competition
TN High School Students Invited to Enter 2019 Poetry Out Loud Competition

The Tennessee Arts Commission invites all Tennessee public, private, and homeschool high school students to join the 2019 Tennessee Poetry Out Loud (POL) program.

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2019 ATHENA Nominations Must Be In Before Dec. 1st
2019 ATHENA Nominations Must Be In Before Dec. 1st

RUTHERFORD Cable is seeking nominations for the 2019 Rutherford ATHENA International Leadership Award and ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award. Nominations must be made before December 1, 2018 and can be made on-line at www.rutherfordcable.org/athena. There is a $130 nominating fee.

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Full-House Applauds Changes At Center for the Arts
Full-House Applauds Changes At Center for the Arts

The Center for the Arts in uptown Murfreesboro held its "2019 Season Reveal" at 7:00 o'clock Saturday night (8/4/2018). Champagne was enjoyed by many as you walked into the theatre.

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