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Firefighters Have Thanksgiving Lunch with Local Elementary Students
Firefighters Have Thanksgiving Lunch with Local Elementary Students

What started out as an idea from a Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Captain, became an amazing partnership between MFRD and the school systems to deliver some holiday joy to some local elementary students.

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Greenhouse Ministries TURKEY DRIVE Successful
Greenhouse Ministries TURKEY DRIVE Successful

The sunshine enjoyed by everyone on Friday helped encourage residents to bring frozen turkeys by Greenhouse Ministries all day to enable others to have a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.

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Greenhouse is giving away free turkeys
Greenhouse is giving away free turkeys

Greenhouse is scheduling times for people to come in on November 17th to pick up a free turkey if they cannot afford one. They need help from the community to bring by donated frozen turkeys on Friday, November 16th.

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Motlow College Thanksgiving Schedule Announced
Motlow College Thanksgiving Schedule Announced

Motlow State Community College will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday from Thursday, Nov. 22, through Sunday, Nov. 25, according to college officials.

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Surviving the Holidays After the Death of a Loved One - Murfreesboro Help
Surviving the Holidays After the Death of a Loved One - Murfreesboro Help

The Kingwood Surviving the Holidays seminar is for people who are grieving a loved one's death. The local church will...

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Surviving Thanksgiving dinner without derailing a healthy diet
Surviving Thanksgiving dinner without derailing a healthy diet

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

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Tennessee Roads to be busy this Thanksgiving
Tennessee Roads to be busy this Thanksgiving

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

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La Vergne Middle Celebrates a Decade of Project Feed
La Vergne Middle Celebrates a Decade of Project Feed

LaVergne Middle School Principal Cary Holman started Project Feed in 2007 as tactic to help students, parents, community members, school administration, faculty and staff celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday with a heartfelt home-cooked meal.

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Expensive Gas This Thanksgiving
Expensive Gas This Thanksgiving

The 45.5 million Americans who hit the road this Thanksgiving will find the most expensive gas prices for the holiday in three years.

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More Travelers Predicted for Thanksgiving
More Travelers Predicted for Thanksgiving

More Americans will travel this Thanksgiving than the past twelve.

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Greenhouse Ministries Asks for 500 Turkeys to Giveaway
Greenhouse Ministries Asks for 500 Turkeys to Giveaway

Greenhouse Ministries is hosting a turkey drive on November 16 from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the hopes of receiving 500 turkeys from the community.

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Stones River Mall Closed Thanksgiving Day, but Open Black Friday
Stones River Mall Closed Thanksgiving Day, but Open Black Friday

Stones River Mall will remain closed on Thanksgiving Day and reopen on Black Friday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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City & County Offices Closed Thursday & Friday
City & County Offices Closed Thursday & Friday

With the Thanksgiving holiday coming up this week, a reminder that city and county offices will be closed this week.

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MTSU students, faculty, staff take Thanksgiving break
MTSU students, faculty, staff take Thanksgiving break

MTSU will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26-27, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Donate a Thanksgiving Turkey TODAY at Greenhouse
Donate a Thanksgiving Turkey TODAY at Greenhouse

Greenhouse Ministries is taking donations of turkeys or money to purchase turkeys for those who can't afford one for Thanksgiving.

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City offices closing in observance of Thanksgiving Day holiday
City offices closing in observance of Thanksgiving Day holiday

City Hall and other city offices will be closed Thursday, Nov 27, 2014, and Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

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Thanksgiving safety tips and free smoke detectors
Thanksgiving safety tips and free smoke detectors

If you do not have working smoke detectors in your home, contact MFRD at 615-893-1422 Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm to inquire about MFRD's free smoke alarm program!

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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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THANKSGIVING with a "Happy Ending"...that's Room In The Inn!
Here is a THANKSGIVING story with a "happy ending". Well, it really doesn't end--Room In The Inn continues to make a difference to homeless in Murfreesboro. 
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BLACK FRIDAY: Local Stores Excited, Stones River Mall is READY For the Crowd!
Local shoppers are already talking about their future shopping trips on Friday in Rutherford County… The Stones River Mall will be open all night long – from 8 p.m. on Thursday until 9 p.m. on Friday.  
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Thanksgiving Gas Spike: Florida hit hardest, Up 10-cents in 'Boro
Motorists face an unwelcome spike in gas prices right before one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. Florida up the most--almost 20 cents in a week. Here in the 'Boro many discounters were up about a dime to the $3.05-$3.07 range.
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Schwan Cosmetics USA Headquarter Move Gets Fast-Tracked at City Council
The Murfreesboro City Council wasted no time leaping forward to assist Schwan Cosmetics USA at their November 21st meeting, by adopting a resolution in support of a fast-track economic development program for the company, including applications for state grants to support their move to Murfreesboro...
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Donate a Turkey - Or Two, Three, Ten or Twenty Today! Please Help Those in Need...
Greenhouse Ministries is in need of Turkeys! you can drop off frozen turkeys at their South Spring Street location this week and next. Read this story for additional information.
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State of Tennessee Sends Out WARNING About Thanksgiving Meal -
State of Tennessee Sends Out WARNING About Thanksgiving Meal - "If in doubt, throw it out"
If there’s any question about the safety of a food item before, during or after cooking, remember this rule: “If in doubt, throw it out.”
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Don't Drink and Drive - THP Out in Full Force with Sobriety Checkpoint in Near Future
Don't Drink and Drive - THP Out in Full Force with Sobriety Checkpoint in Near Future
The day after Thanksgiving will be a big day for State Troopers in Rutherford County (hear the story here)...
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State Farm Releases Report on Driving for the Thanksgiving and Christmas Periods
State Farm Releases Report on Driving for the Thanksgiving and Christmas Periods
The holiday travel season is upon us, and the local State Farm headquarter office in Murfreesboro released its annual research report on distracted driving, with troubling findings. 
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Volunteer to Hand Out Free Turkey's to Those in Need!
Volunteer to Hand Out Free Turkey's to Those in Need!
Looking for a chance to volunteer for something? Greenhouse Ministries on South Spring Street will be handing out turkeys and all the Thanksgiving fixins' to those in need on November 23rd.
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