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MTSU's Schrader lands top state honor for alcohol, drug, violence prevention
MTSU's Schrader lands top state honor for alcohol, drug, violence prevention

MTSU's Lisa Schrader, director of Health Promotion, has been presented a statewide award by the Coalition for Healthy and Safe Campus Communities.

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More Sobriety Checkpoints Coming Up
More Sobriety Checkpoints Coming Up

More sobriety checkpoints are being planned for Rutherford County...

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Don't Drink and Drive, Call a FREE Tow Truck Service this July 4th
Don't Drink and Drive, Call a FREE Tow Truck Service this July 4th

Tow to Go is available from Tuesday, July 3, until 6 a.m. on Thursday, July 5. Tow to Go is available by calling (855) 2-TOW-2-GO or (855) 286-9246.

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Man charged with 4th DUI in Murfreesboro
Man charged with 4th DUI in Murfreesboro

A 39-year-old Antioch man has been arrested and charged with his 4th DUI while visiting Murfreesboro. The arrest occurred at 3 in the morning on Middle Tennessee Boulevard when authorities spotted Garland Bess' vehicle that had an expired tag.

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Bill that would have allowed MTSU to sell alcohol on campus FAILS
Bill that would have allowed MTSU to sell alcohol on campus FAILS

A bill in the state legislature that would have allowed for MTSU to sell alcohol on their campus during sporting events or other social gatherings has failed. State Representative Mike Sparks stated...

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Sobriety Checkpoints in LaVergne, TN
Sobriety Checkpoints in LaVergne, TN

Don't drive drunk over the Valentines weekend!

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Are you an alcoholic? Answer these questions to see...
Are you an alcoholic? Answer these questions to see...

Many Rutherford County residents enjoy an adult beverage from time to time as a way to unwind and relax. But when that occasional drink or substance use becomes more and more frequent, it can be cause for concern.

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College Students at MTSU and OTher Universities May Soon Learn How to Make Whiskey and More
College Students at MTSU and OTher Universities May Soon Learn How to Make Whiskey and More

While a class in fermentation may allow students to make wine and other alcoholic beverages, they would not be able to actually drink what they make.

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NO: Powdered Alcohol Banned in Tennessee, for now
NO: Powdered Alcohol Banned in Tennessee, for now

The Palcohol bill bans the sale of powdered or crystalline alcohol, a product recently approved by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, which when mixed with water becomes a cocktail.

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Tennessee may ban the new powder alcohol
Tennessee may ban the new powder alcohol

Powdered alcohol, marketed under the name Palchhol, was recently approved by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau for sale in the United States. It is a powder that is packaged in a 4-by-6-inch pouch, to which water can be added to produce an instant alcoholic beverage.

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Tennessee warns of current health threat: Don't Drink or Drug in the Cold
Tennessee warns of current health threat: Don't Drink or Drug in the Cold

The Tennessee Department of Health and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency are warning residents that alcohol and certain drugs increase the risk for hypothermia.

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Murfreesboro man charged with DUI #4
Murfreesboro man charged with DUI #4

The subject later failed a field sobriety test. When officers searched his truck, police located a cup in the cup holder that was said to contain a mixed drink consisting of whiskey and beer.

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Fewer teens are drinking and alcohol related crime is down for teens
Fewer teens are drinking and alcohol related crime is down for teens

Fewer teens and pre-teens in Tennessee are abusing alcohol, according to the findings of a five-year prevention effort.

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Man allegedly uses his brothers identification when arrested
Man allegedly uses his brothers identification when arrested

A Lawrenceburg man who works for the Mt. Pleasant Housing Authority was charged with Forgery, Criminal Impersonation, Public Intoxication and Resisting Arrest after allegedly telling police he was actually his brother

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Fewer teens giving birth and less teens using alcohol in Tennessee
Fewer teens giving birth and less teens using alcohol in Tennessee

The number of teens who abuse alcohol dropped by a full 2%. That number now stands at 6%.

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Possible drug use, alcohol use leads to man being admitted to hospital in Murfreesboro
Possible drug use, alcohol use leads to man being admitted to hospital in Murfreesboro

Whomever called the concern in, told police the man was starting to take the rest of his clothes off.

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Indian Hills Says No to Restaurant, City Says Yes to Wine on the Square

Residents of the Indian Hills community showed up in force at Thursday's city council meeting to oppose amending 2.0 acres within their area for a new restaurant along South Church Street...

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DUI Charge Number Four, Driving on a Revoked License Charge Number 2

A Christiana man has been arrested on a charge of DUI Number 4. Ronald Patterson was pulled over by a police...

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A "Free" Ride Home if You Had Too Much To Drink in Rutherford County - No Strings Attached
Here is an interesting little tid-bit that could actually involve you this Christmas or New Year's. One in three (36%) consumers always use a designated driver after drinking, yet one in five (20%) reported that they rarely or never use one...
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Binge Drinking of Alcohol a Serious Problem
Binge Drinking of Alcohol a Serious Problem
The holidays are a time of celebrating, and often that includes the consumption of alcohol, but those who do not enjoy in moderation are not only affecting themselves but also putting a big burden on society.
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Positive Thanksgiving Story: Homeless Man Overcomes Alcohol - Sober 3-years and Calls Murfreesboro Home
Positive Thanksgiving Story: Homeless Man Overcomes Alcohol - Sober 3-years and Calls Murfreesboro Home
During this holiday season, many residents are facing a struggle with alcohol addiction. We spoke to one local resident who was living in Georgia about three years ago when he hit what he called “Bottom.” Perhaps his story can help you? 
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Salvation Army... Overcoming Alcohol is Possible - and More is Discussed
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PROBLEM: Colleges In Tennessee Have Risen Concern Over Alcohol Usage
PROBLEM: Colleges In Tennessee Have Risen Concern Over Alcohol Usage
The problem of high-risk drinking among college students and young adults is widespread and results in numerous short- and long-term consequences for students, educational institutions, and their surrounding communities.
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Walking Horse Celebration to Sell Alcohol
Something new for Walking Horse Celebration fans this year and officials hope it will help bring in much needed income. Mike Inman, the CEO The Celebration says for the first time, they'll be selling adult beverages. 
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La Vergne Police Conduct Underage Alcohol Sale Sting

The La Vergne Police Department conducted a city wide underage alcohol sales sting recently that targeted every retail establishment that sells alcohol. Officers from every division in the department participated in the operation last week. 

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State of TN has had a Change of Heart in Regards to your Favorite Sangria at Your Favorite Restaurant?
At first, we told you about how the state was looking to eliminate your favorite Sangria – well, perhaps we should say infused drinks which cover a lot more than Sangria’s. Now, it looks as if the state has had a change of heart.
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