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Man accused of playing a role in the murder of his son in Rutherford County to appear before parole board
Man accused of playing a role in the murder of his son in Rutherford County to appear before parole board

Stepfather convicted for his role in murdering his 7-year-old son in Christiana, TN in 2004 will be before a parole board in October of this year. The man will be asking for release.

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Helping local residents break free from Co-Dependency
Helping local residents break free from Co-Dependency

Co-dependency is a learned behavior that can be passed down from one generation to another.

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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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Political: Local woman seeks election to 14th District Republican Party State Executive seat
Political: Local woman seeks election to 14th District Republican Party State Executive seat

Local woman seeking election to the 14th District Republican Party State Executive Committeewoman seat for the Tennessee Republican Party.

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Murfreesboro apartment resident says neighbor pulled gun on her

A 35-year old woman at a local apartment complex called the police after she says her neighbor pulled a gun on her. The incident was reported on Tuesday at Saddlebrook Apartments.

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Free Groceries for Those in Need This Friday in Murfreesboro
Free Groceries for Those in Need This Friday in Murfreesboro

Free food (groceries) will be distributed this Friday to those in need in Rutherford County. The food will be handed out at Greenhouse Ministries...

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WGNS AM and FM Radio Turns 67 Today (Great Audio Clip and Photos)
WGNS AM and FM Radio Turns 67 Today (Great Audio Clip and Photos)

A lot has changed over the years, but one thing in our community has remained constant. While Jan. 1st rang in a new year, it also rang in the 67th anniversary for WGNS. 

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See Pictures of Inside the WGNS Studio and More
See Pictures of Inside the WGNS Studio and More
WGNS has years and years of history within our walls. Much of our old equipment is either in storage or on display within the station today.
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Murfreesboro Man in Salem Cove Area Facing 30-Criminal Charges Stemming from Alleged Rape Case
Murfreesboro Man in Salem Cove Area Facing 30-Criminal Charges Stemming from Alleged Rape Case
UPDATE on the case involving a Salem Cove resident in Murfreesboro is facing a number of charges dealing with a reported rape that allegedly started when the victim was only 12-years of age.
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Woman Allegedly Walks Herself to Police Car When Warrant Served
Woman Allegedly Walks Herself to Police Car When Warrant Served

The Murfreesboro Police Vice Unit and the Gang Unit showed up at a home on North Highland Avenue this past week to serve a search warrant. Once at the home 37-year old...

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Victim in Murfreesboro Reportedly Falls for Lottery Scame
Victim in Murfreesboro Reportedly Falls for Lottery Scame

Another fraud report has been filed in Murfreesboro after a local resident stated she received a call from someone who told her she had won $250,000. 

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Man Asked 911 for a Ride to Ethiopia, Instead Receives a Ride to Jail
Man Asked 911 for a Ride to Ethiopia, Instead Receives a Ride to Jail

A man who reportedly called 9-1-1 from inside of Walmart on Old Fort Parkway asking for a ride to Ethiopia has been arrested. The incident was reported early Wednesday morning.

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DUI Case Stands After Defendant Questioned Original Trial Decision
DUI Case Stands After Defendant Questioned Original Trial Decision
Upon the officer walking to the car after making the stop, Pitts allegedly smelled like alcohol, according to Officer Higgins who initiated the traffic stop.
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Brother of the Woman Who Killed Her Son in Christiana 9-Years Ago Says Parole Hearing Nearing for Step Father of Victim
Brother of the Woman Who Killed Her Son in Christiana 9-Years Ago Says Parole Hearing Nearing for Step Father of Victim
About nine years ago today, 7-year old James Lee Harper III was killed by his mother Rachel Cline Summers in Christiana, Tennessee. Listen to the interview...
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NEED WORK? Job Fair for Rutherford County Residents!
NEED WORK? Job Fair for Rutherford County Residents!
The fair, which will include approximately 50 local employers looking to hire, is scheduled for September 18th at the Parkway Baptist Church in Smyrna from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
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DUI Number Three is What One Man Faces
DUI Number Three is What One Man Faces
The cup that the man threw to the floorboard reportedly contained beer. When asked to recite the alphabet starting with the letter “C,” the arrest report shows the man stated, “C-X-Y” instead of “C-D-E…”
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A local Man Allegedly Stole $1.53 Worth of Fishing Weights from a Murfreesboro Store, Could He Spend Close to a Year In Jail for the Alleged Theft?
A local Man Allegedly Stole $1.53 Worth of Fishing Weights from a Murfreesboro Store, Could He Spend Close to a Year In Jail for the Alleged Theft?
On Tuesday a man walked into Walmart on Old Fort Parkway and allegedly stole fishing weights. The weights were valued at under $2. The question, could the suspect go to jail for the theft? 
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Congressman Scott DesJarlais Comments on President Obama's Statement on Syria
Congressman Scott DesJarlais Comments on President Obama's Statement on Syria
Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (R-TN-04) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s address on Syria:
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United Way Gets Healthy on FRIDAY!
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is partnering with Middle Tennessee State University and other local businesses to promote healthy habits in youth in Rutherford and Cannon Counties on September 13, 2013.
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More Alleged Drug Selling Interactions Caught on Text Messages in Murfreesboro
More Alleged Drug Selling Interactions Caught on Text Messages in Murfreesboro
More and more alleged drug dealers are being arrested because of text messages indicating drug sales on their cell phones.
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UPDATE: New Pictures of the BIGGEST BRIDGE Project in Murfreesboro Along Joe B. Jackson Pkwy: In the Middle of Nowhere Right Now?
UPDATE: New Pictures of the BIGGEST BRIDGE Project in Murfreesboro Along Joe B. Jackson Pkwy: In the Middle of Nowhere Right Now?
The City of Murfreesboro is undertaking the construction of one of the largest bridges in Rutherford County that is not part of an interstate interchange right now.
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Four NEW Radio Towers to be Built in Murfreesboro
Four NEW Radio Towers to be Built in Murfreesboro
The four new radio towers will be built towards the end of the year and operational during the first half of 2014. 
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Homeless Man Allegedly Pulls Out Gun After Reported Shoplifting Incident
Homeless Man Allegedly Pulls Out Gun After Reported Shoplifting Incident
For now, the 25-year old has a bed to lay his head at night in the county jail. He will remain in the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center until his first scheduled court appearance on September 12th.
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Almost Like a Rock Concert: MTSU GOES ON TOUR, Academically Speaking of Course
Almost Like a Rock Concert: MTSU GOES ON TOUR, Academically Speaking of Course
The statewide tour, organized by the university’s Admissions Office, will include student receptions in Chattanooga on Sept. 17; Johnson City on Sept. 23; Knoxville on Sept. 24; Nashville on Oct. 8; Memphis on Oct. 21; and Jackson on Oct. 22.
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Cowboys and Guns on Horseback in Murfreesboro Wednesday - Saturday at Miller Coliseum
Cowboys and Guns on Horseback in Murfreesboro Wednesday - Saturday at Miller Coliseum
Jim Rogers from the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association told WGNS what they will be doing…
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Two Women Arrested Together on Violation of Probation Charges During Traffic Stop
Two Women Arrested Together on Violation of Probation Charges During Traffic Stop
Police wrote in the report, “Ms. Faulkner stated she had purchased the cocaine for fifty dollars and was going to sell it for sixty dollars.”
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What is the Marilyn Wood Award for Outstanding Department Contributions at MTSU? Hmmm....
What is the Marilyn Wood Award for Outstanding Department Contributions at MTSU? Hmmm....
MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry is handing out a sweet new award — and rewards — this academic year to faculty and staff who help inspire students and colleagues.
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Possible Suicide Problem: 1 In 4 High School Students Said they have Felt Hopelessness for Two Weeks or More in a 12-Month Period
In May of this year, the TN Suicide Prevention Network reported that the rate of suicide in Tennessee is 14.4 per 100,000 individuals, higher than the national average of 10.8 per 100,000 individuals, which places Tennessee’s suicide rate 13th in the nation.
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Say Goodbye: Henry's Florist Closes After Being on Square for 31-Years
Say Goodbye: Henry's Florist Closes After Being on Square for 31-Years
A local florist with a long history for serving Rutherford County has closed. Henry’s Florist closed on Friday after being on the corner of East Main St. and North Church for the past 31-years. 
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Just a Bit Peculiar… Woman Found Lying in Expectant Mother Parking Space at Walmart in Murfreesboro
Just a Bit Peculiar… Woman Found Lying in Expectant Mother Parking Space at Walmart in Murfreesboro
When police arrived at the store they found the 52-year old female lying down exactly where the caller told dispatch… in expectant mother parking.
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Possible Steroids Uncovered After Burglary Call in Rutherford County
Possible Steroids Uncovered After Burglary Call in Rutherford County
Rumors of steroid use increasing in Murfreesboro may not be that far from the truth.
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LOCAL ARTIST: Participate in the Greenway Arts Festival
Are you an artist? You should really consider having your works displayed on the Greenway at the annual arts festival...
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Honda Accord was Stolen In Front of a Local S. Church St. Business - 9:30 Wednesday Morning!
Honda Accord was Stolen In Front of a Local S. Church St. Business - 9:30 Wednesday Morning!
On Wednesday, a Honda Accord parked outside of a local business was stolen. The subject was previously arrested in March...
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Who Has the Best Looking Yard in Murfreesboro?
Who Has the Best Looking Yard in Murfreesboro?
Winning properties of the Community Landscape Awards are selected during the summer months and now WGNS has a list of those winners...
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Parking Situation Could Be Hectic Thursday Night for MTSU Home Opener
Parking Situation Could Be Hectic Thursday Night for MTSU Home Opener
MTSU’s Blue Raiders will be playing the Western Carolina Catamounts beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The game will be "LIVE" on WGNS Thursday night. 
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Do You Recognize These Suspects in The Local Counterfeit Schemes?
Do You Recognize These Suspects in The Local Counterfeit Schemes?
Murfreesboro Police have released pictures of suspects in one of the most recent cases reported on August 19th.
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Rutherford County Woman to Face Courts on Prostitution Charges
A local woman charged with one count of “Promoting Prostitution” and two counts of “Prostitution within 1.5-miles of a School Zone...”
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