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Tennessee Tops for COVID-19 Testing
Tennessee Tops for COVID-19 Testing

Reports indicate that Tennessee is one of the states that is leading the nation with coronavirus testing. WGNS' Ron Jordan has the story...

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UPDATE: Governor will not extend stay-at-home order past April 30
UPDATE: Governor will not extend stay-at-home order past April 30

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced Monday that his stay at home order will not extend past April 30, and he also announced most businesses in the state will begin reopening next week.

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Gas Prices Continue to GO DOWN in Murfreesboro and Throughout TENNESSEE
Gas Prices Continue to GO DOWN in Murfreesboro and Throughout TENNESSEE

It looks as if we started the week off right on Monday (4/13/2020), as the Tennessee gas price average continues to decline and has dropped six cents since this time last week.

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STAY AT HOME Extended for Tennesseans - APRIL 30, 2020
STAY AT HOME Extended for Tennesseans - APRIL 30, 2020

As heard on Monday, the Stay at Home Order in Tennessee has been continued until April 30, 2020. Governor Bill Lee stated...

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TN Governor Confirmed Tennessee is preparing for the federal
TN Governor Confirmed Tennessee is preparing for the federal "Pandemic Unemployment Assistance" program

Once Tennessee finalizes their side of the new program, the federal benefits of an additional $600 weekly can last up to four months and will be combined with the states' unemployment package.

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Essential businesses remain open to make our lives easier, but operate with caution
Essential businesses remain open to make our lives easier, but operate with caution

As the stay at home measures continue in Rutherford County and throughout the state, grocery and hardware stores remain open as they are considered essential to our day to day lives. They provide not only food, but the tools and equipment to keep our homes and cars in working order.

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Gas Prices Continue Downward Trend
Gas Prices Continue Downward Trend

The Tennessee gas price average continues to decline and has dropped nearly 8 cents since this time last week. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $1.69 which is 49 cents less than one month ago and nearly 83 cents less than one year ago.

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COVID-19 Surge Planning Continues in Tennessee
COVID-19 Surge Planning Continues in Tennessee

PPD's or Personal Protection Devices such as face-mask, gloves and even shoe covers for surgical settings are hard to come by if not impossible for the general public, but Governor Bill Lee said that the medical community is ahead of the game...

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MTSU Applied Leadership course 'Zooms' into remote learning setup for students
MTSU Applied Leadership course 'Zooms' into remote learning setup for students

When Middle Tennessee State University leadership decided to finish the Spring semester with remote learning, many faculty members worked long hours to ensure their students could stay on course despite unique circumstances.

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Silent Carriers of COVID-19
Silent Carriers of COVID-19

Dr. Julian Yang, Chief Medical Officer of St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital described the basic symptoms of COVID-19...

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Possible Increase in Child Abuse during COVID-19 Pandemic
Possible Increase in Child Abuse during COVID-19 Pandemic

Experts fear that due to the "Stay at Home" order mixed with a lack of work, we could see more domestic violence and child abuse cases throughout Rutherford County. Child Advocacy Center's Brittnie Noble told WGNS NEWS...

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Surge Planning in TN: Multiple Facilites to be Converted into Alternative Hospital Sites for COVID-19 Positive Patients
Surge Planning in TN: Multiple Facilites to be Converted into Alternative Hospital Sites for COVID-19 Positive Patients

The Music City Center in downtown Nashville will be transformed into a COVID Positive Non-Acute Alternate Healthcare Facility. It will serve COVID patients who need hospital care, but do not require critical care. The current plan for the Music City Center is to provide more than 1600 Patient Care Spaces.

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Cooper Requests Guidance on Small Business Administration Loans
Cooper Requests Guidance on Small Business Administration Loans

U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) sent a letter to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and U.S. Small Business Administration asking for more guidance from the Administration.

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Tennesseans now REQUIRED to stay home, according to the Governor
Tennesseans now REQUIRED to stay home, according to the Governor

The Governor of Tennessee is pushing harder to ensure the spread of COVID-19 slows. Thursday, he said that citizens are required to stay at home...

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How Local / Small Business Owners are Moving Forward
How Local / Small Business Owners are Moving Forward

WGNS' Scott Walker spoke to Krista Dugosh, the owner of Fleet Feet Sports in Murfreesboro and Mt. Juliet about how she continues to work with clients one on one, but not in traditional ways. She said she works by phone, text, email, face-time and texting.

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TN Governor Updates and Reminds Residents to Stay Home (w/ Audio)
TN Governor Updates and Reminds Residents to Stay Home (w/ Audio)

Governor Bill Lee told the state that nearly 30,000 COVID-19 tests have been conducted...

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Executive Order 22: Stay Home
Executive Order 22: Stay Home

With the start of a new week yesterday (Monday), new suggestions came from the governor's office.

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Emergency Cash Assistance Available to Families Hurt by COVID-19 Job Loss
Emergency Cash Assistance Available to Families Hurt by COVID-19 Job Loss

Rep. Sparks said that unemployment is up by about 1300%, but our state is ready to tackle the big issues and has "Emergency Cash Assistance" available for families impacted with job loss due to COVID-19...

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Talking to Children about the COVID -19 Coronavirus
Talking to Children about the COVID -19 Coronavirus

MURFREESBORO: "Children are watching how we respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and it is important that we remain calm and reassure children they are safe."

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Suspension of Statutes to Allow for More Medical Workers in TN during COVID-19 Crisis
Suspension of Statutes to Allow for More Medical Workers in TN during COVID-19 Crisis

Changes approved by the Governor will equal more help in the Volunteer State to fight the COVID-19 pandemic...

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UPDATE: No Vehicle Emmisson Testing - On Hold During Pandemic
UPDATE: No Vehicle Emmisson Testing - On Hold During Pandemic

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has announced that Executive Order No. 19, issued March 24 by Governor Bill Lee, suspended requirements for vehicle emissions testing in Tennessee from March 12 to May 18.

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EXTENSION: REAL ID in Tennessee - It will now start on 10/1/2021
EXTENSION: REAL ID in Tennessee - It will now start on 10/1/2021

It was determined that states require a twelve-month delay and that the new deadline for REAL ID enforcement is October 1, 2021. The Department of Homeland Security will publish a notice of the new deadline in the Federal Register in the coming days.

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Governor Signs Executive Order 17: Alternative Business Models
Governor Signs Executive Order 17: Alternative Business Models

On Sunday (3/22/2020) Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed Executive Order 17 calling for businesses across the state to utilize...

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Congressman Aims to Help Businesses and Families - Paychecks
Congressman Aims to Help Businesses and Families - Paychecks

"This is about your paycheck," Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said today in describing a collection of Republican and Democrat senators' ideas that he said will generate trillions in economic support to help keep employees...

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TN Congressman: Politics and COVID-19 Financial Aid Package
TN Congressman: Politics and COVID-19 Financial Aid Package

"This is no time to be running a political campaign," U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said today on the Senate floor as Democrats block legislation that will generate trillions in economic support to help keep employees on payrolls and to relieve Tennesseans..."

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Governor highlights schools closing / reopening and that the Cornavirus can go undetected for days
Governor highlights schools closing / reopening and that the Cornavirus can go undetected for days

The date as to when schools across the state of Tennessee will reopen is a floating date that could change. Governor Bill Lee said that the situation will be examined on March 31, 2020...

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Comorbidity and COVID-19 in Rutherford County and Far Beyond
Comorbidity and COVID-19 in Rutherford County and Far Beyond

As the COVID-19 virus spreads, it is key to remember that certain groups of people are more susceptible to the lethal side of the virus. Specifically, those with co-morbid conditions.

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How Many Presidential Candidates are Running NOW? Dr. Larry Burriss with MTSU says that you will be SURPRISED!
How Many Presidential Candidates are Running NOW? Dr. Larry Burriss with MTSU says that you will be SURPRISED!

The presidential race... Republicans and Democrats - With more, here is MTSU Professor Dr. Larry Burriss...

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Bell Buckle to see improvements to Water System
Bell Buckle to see improvements to Water System

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Commissioner David Salyers today announced a loan for $886,000 for the Town of Bell Buckle to improve water infrastructure.

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Marilyn Morrison received the Friend of the Year Award
Marilyn Morrison received the Friend of the Year Award

Friends of Linebaugh Library member Marilyn Morrison received the Friend of the Year Award at the recent Tennessee Library Association Conference in Chattanooga. It is presented each year by the Friends of Tennessee Libraries.

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TDOT Removing Dangerous Guardrails
TDOT Removing Dangerous Guardrails

The Tennessee Department of Transportation is currently working on removing the last of the X-Lite guardrails in Tennessee.

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TBI: Male teen arrested in death of female teen
TBI: Male teen arrested in death of female teen

A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Etowah Police Department and the 10th District Attorney General's Office has resulted in the arrest of an Etowah teen, who has been charged with the murder of a female teenager that occurred last year.

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Stolen handgun and more seized by Murfreesboro Police in traffic stop of Chattanooga man
Stolen handgun and more seized by Murfreesboro Police in traffic stop of Chattanooga man

A handgun that was stolen from Signal Mountain, Tennessee was recovered during a traffic stop in Murfreesboro on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

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Tennessee stands to receive 10,000 Syrian refugees
Tennessee stands to receive 10,000 Syrian refugees

Tennessee will likely receive some of the 10,000 Syrian refugees that President Barack Obama says the U.S. will admit for resettlement over the next 12 months.

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Slain Naval Petty Officer Smith Honored As His Hearse Traveled Through Murfreesboro
Slain Naval Petty Officer Smith Honored As His Hearse Traveled Through Murfreesboro

The Chattanooga sailor, Randall Smith, who was killed in the shooting last week, was transported from the Nashville airport through Rutherford County en route to Chattanooga on Friday night (7/24/2015).

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Armed Citizens Guarding Murfreesboro Military Recruiting Center
Armed Citizens Guarding Murfreesboro Military Recruiting Center

Armed Rutherford Countians are standing guard outside the U.S. Military Recruiting Center on Old Fort Parkway and they say they'll stay there until there are laws allowing the recruiting personnel inside to arm themselves.

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Tennessee Congressmen Introduce Bill to Help Servicemembers Protect Themselves
Tennessee Congressmen Introduce Bill to Help Servicemembers Protect Themselves

Legislation, unanimously supported by Tennessee's House Delegation, would repeal ban on military personnel carrying firearms on bases and recruitment facilities.

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Motorcycle Riders Drive from 'Boro to 'Nooga to Show Support
Motorcycle Riders Drive from 'Boro to 'Nooga to Show Support

A group of motorcycle riders organized ride through social media from Murfreesboro to Chattanooga to show support for the city, dealing with the shooting at a military recruitment center.

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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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Corker Thrilled With VW Worker's Vote

U.S. Senator Bob Corker comments on the overwhelming defeat of unions representing workers at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga. 

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Podcast: MTSU Blue Raiders vs. Maine (Men)
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Train Adventure Less Than 2-Hours Away!
Train Adventure Less Than 2-Hours Away!
About an hour and a half southeast of us is Chattanooga and the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM).
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