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Help for the Needy in Rutherford County Comes with a New Face and new Executive Director
Help for the Needy in Rutherford County Comes with a New Face and new Executive Director

H3 ARC, which is an acronym, has a new leader. Bill Kraus said he is ready to help those in need...

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TrustPoint Expanding To Offer More Services
TrustPoint Expanding To Offer More Services

There is new construction everywhere around Murfreesboro and one of the most prominent construction zones is on North Thompson at Wilkinson Pike, home of the amazing expansion of Trustpoint Hospital.

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Heart Transplant at age 36... Listen to his story
Heart Transplant at age 36... Listen to his story

Travis Ghee, who lives in Rutherford County, was only 36 years old when he had to have a heart transplant...

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Heart Transplant at age 36... Listen to his story
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Three Finalist in the Murfreesboro City Attorney Position
Three Finalist in the Murfreesboro City Attorney Position

The Murfreesboro City Council will meet on August 15th to interview three finalist for the vacant city attorney position.

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Murfreesboro Medical Clinic Expanding to Shelbyville Pike - Groundbreaking was on Wednesday Morning
Murfreesboro Medical Clinic Expanding to Shelbyville Pike - Groundbreaking was on Wednesday Morning

CEO Joey Peay said it made more sense to build a satellite location than to add on to their current structure, due to the growing population and traffic patterns.

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Jimmy Jones was wheelchair bound for years, but Tuesday - He walked out of the Murfreesboro VA Hospital on his own
Jimmy Jones was wheelchair bound for years, but Tuesday - He walked out of the Murfreesboro VA Hospital on his own

Do to the MRSA (Mer-sa), doctors had to amputate his leg. After the surgery, he was wheelchair bound and fell into depression that lasted for years....

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Groundbreaking for NEW Murfreesboro Medical Clinic Offices
Groundbreaking for NEW Murfreesboro Medical Clinic Offices

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic will hold a ground breaking for their soon to be built offices on Shelbyville Pike at Volunteer Road.

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The Villages of Murfreesboro - A positive environment
The Villages of Murfreesboro - A positive environment

The memory care unit at The Villages of Murfreesboro is a positive atmosphere...

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Interviews at The Villages of Murfreesboro
Interviews at The Villages of Murfreesboro

Listen to multiple interviews from The Villages of Murfreesboro...

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Driving a Solid Waste Department Truck in Rutherford County
Driving a Solid Waste Department Truck in Rutherford County

WGNS' Scott Walker Spoke to Rutherford County Solid Waste truck driver Stan Gibbs on Thursday about his love for the community and what he likes about working for the county...

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SMYRNA: Raising children who are severely disabled is not an easy task for most
SMYRNA: Raising children who are severely disabled is not an easy task for most

She has two biological children, a special needs adopted child, a special needs foster child and two special needs adults that are 20 and 25 that have been with her since they were 18.

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WW II Veteran in Tennessee once worked at Area 51 - Now Gives Teddy Bears to Kids
WW II Veteran in Tennessee once worked at Area 51 - Now Gives Teddy Bears to Kids

World War II Marine Glenn H King is not your average 89 year old. He has seen and been involved in the history of America. He has also been a part of our nations military defense system.

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INSPIRE: Murfreesboro man diagnosed at 32 with Parkinson's Disease
INSPIRE: Murfreesboro man diagnosed at 32 with Parkinson's Disease

Jason Neely grew up in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He was into sports, adventure and fun just like any teen. But, things slowed drastically by age 32. He even contemplated suicide.

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Remembering our Veterans - The story of Ralph J. Gervasio, Jr. , US Navy
Remembering our Veterans - The story of Ralph J. Gervasio, Jr. , US Navy

The carnage witnessed by Gervasio was grim as he tried to resuscitate a shipmate whom had already died. He talked about how some personnel on the ship were missing limbs, fingers and more.

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Alzheimer's Walk in Murfreesboro to Salute U.S. Veterans THIS SATURDAY
Alzheimer's Walk in Murfreesboro to Salute U.S. Veterans THIS SATURDAY

The annual Alzheimer's Walk will be on the MTSU campus THIS SATURDAY, Veterans Day, November the 11th. Michelle Thomas with the Alzheimer's Association stated...

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LAST CALL: Corn Maze and Fall Fest OPEN in Murfreesboro through Sunday
LAST CALL: Corn Maze and Fall Fest OPEN in Murfreesboro through Sunday

The Grove at Williamson Place in Murfreesboro has their corn maze open now through the end of the weekend, October 29th.

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Christiana mom and son both facing battles of their life - She aims to fill his hospital room with birthday cards
Christiana mom and son both facing battles of their life - She aims to fill his hospital room with birthday cards

While Isaiah has Leukemia, Jessica has Cystic Fibrosis. She was diagnosed with the disease at age twelve and she too went through extensive treatments at Vanderbilt.

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Learn how to be an activist or a politician with new local classes
Learn how to be an activist or a politician with new local classes

A new class that will soon be offered in Murfreesboro starting next month, will help someone become a community activist or perhaps a politician...

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Local dentist goes above and beyond in helping homeless in Murfreesboro
Local dentist goes above and beyond in helping homeless in Murfreesboro

A couple of years ago, Dr. Jess Sinquefield, a dentist in Murfreesboro, helped a woman who had been homeless for over a year at no charge. It was not a matter of a simple teeth cleaning, it was much more...

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Rutherford County Participants to Raise Critically Needed Funds for Alzheimer's Care, Support and Research
Rutherford County Participants to Raise Critically Needed Funds for Alzheimer's Care, Support and Research

The Alzheimer's Association® is inviting Rutherford County residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer's by participating in the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's.

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Rural America is in our own back yard in both Rutherford and Bedford Counties
Rural America is in our own back yard in both Rutherford and Bedford Counties

Rural America is just a short drive from the city limits of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. In the more rural area are many needs that sometimes go unmet.

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Annual Rutherford Heart Walk THIS SATURDAY -  Sept. 9th
Annual Rutherford Heart Walk THIS SATURDAY - Sept. 9th

THIS SATURDAY is the annual Heart Walk: Saint Thomas Registered Nurse Kim Saar said that her heart patients are getting younger...

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Food, Alcohol and Drug Addiction leads to dreams and goals for one woman
Food, Alcohol and Drug Addiction leads to dreams and goals for one woman

Ericia Baggett was bullied throughout her school years due to her weight. "People would mistreat me," she said. Nevertheless, she found an escape in artwork. During middle school and high school she won numerous awards...

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The Villages of Murfreesboro OPEN HOUSE and Ribbon Cutting this Thursday
The Villages of Murfreesboro OPEN HOUSE and Ribbon Cutting this Thursday

The Villages of Murfreesboro will host an open house and ribbon cutting this Thursday, August 31st at 4 in the afternoon.

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Domestic Violenc, Sexual Abuse and in our third segment today - From a Third World Country to Murfreesboro, TN
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Most child sex abuse is never reported in Murfreesboro and far beyond
Most child sex abuse is never reported in Murfreesboro and far beyond

According to the United States Department of Justice, only 30% of sexual assault cases are reported. Brenda was one of the cases that never went to police...

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Domestic Violence: Fighting with the barrel of a shotgun in TN
Domestic Violence: Fighting with the barrel of a shotgun in TN

WGNS' Scott Walker and Karen Lampler with the Domestic Violence Program in Murfreesboro visited with a domestic violence survivor who was almost killed when her husband beat her.

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Pancreatitis, heart attack and coma = New outlook on life
Pancreatitis, heart attack and coma = New outlook on life

After being rushed to the hospital he had a heart attack. A coma followed the next 28 days and some family members thought that he wouldn't survive.

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A local dentist focused on helping others
A local dentist focused on helping others

Recently, Dr. Jackson talked about how some people come to her after only having one or two dental visits over their entire lifetime out of fear. Jackson suggested that sometimes patients fear dental visits because of one negative experience...

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The past is now in the past
The past is now in the past

Lee, who is homeless, once had a large tattoo on his forearm that read, "Member - KKK." However, that is now covered by a cross...

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Rap duo call Murfreesboro home
Rap duo call Murfreesboro home

A rap duo called Change Musik are a little different than most rap artist. David Manning and Humble me, who live right here in Rutherford County, focus on a higher power in their everyday life and in their music.

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After a stroke, he feared the unknown, but a recovery has allowed him to help others
After a stroke, he feared the unknown, but a recovery has allowed him to help others

Imagine suffering a stroke and later having the thought of not recovering to the point of where you could clearly talk again, walk again or even use your hands...

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More Baby Boomers in Rutherford County and More Diagnosis of Alzheimer's
More Baby Boomers in Rutherford County and More Diagnosis of Alzheimer's

The Baby Boomers population is greatly increasing in Murfreesboro and across the country. Tom Starling, CEO of Mental Health of America, told WGNS NEWS that with the increasing numbers come increasing accounts of Alzheimer's...

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Man revisits area of where he lost his leg while jumping onto a train 42 years later
Man revisits area of where he lost his leg while jumping onto a train 42 years later

Imagine losing your right leg at age 15 by way of a train car cutting it off. Marshall, who is 57 years old today, recalls the night that he lost his leg.

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'Sewart Airforce Base Memorial Highway' Event Announced For Rutherford County
'Sewart Airforce Base Memorial Highway' Event Announced For Rutherford County

State Representative Mike Sparks (R-Smyrna) joined with local Veterans Advocate Michelle Mastin Wesnofske, daughter of Late Tech Sergeant Harvey Mastin, to announce details of the upcoming Rutherford County 'Memorial Highway' event to be held Monday, May 30 at 2pm CST at the intersection of Fitzhugh BLVD and Sam Ridley Parkway.

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Remembering the Sewart Air Force Base in Smyrna, TN
Remembering the Sewart Air Force Base in Smyrna, TN

A renaming of a roadway in Smyrna will commemorate the old Sewart Air Force Base, which was once a vital part of the Rutherford County landscape.

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Mayor's Prayer Breakfast is on May 5, 2016
Mayor's Prayer Breakfast is on May 5, 2016

The Mayor's Prayer Breakfast is Thursday, May 5, 2016 in Murfreesboro. The breakfast is at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference.

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Hometown Huddle is Sept. 25, 2015
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Linda and Mike Stuart Stop In 'Boro After 5,064 Miles On Bicycle
Linda and Mike Stuart Stop In 'Boro After 5,064 Miles On Bicycle

Why not make your retirement years unique and fun? When Linda and Mike Stuart retired last July (2014), they sold everything and bought two bicycles. Since that time, those wheels have rolled 5,064 miles.

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Premiere 6 to Show
Premiere 6 to Show "The Interview"

Murfreesboro's independent movie theater, Premiere 6, will be showing the film "The Interview." It's a comedy about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader.

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Local teen talks about her love for horses in Murfreesboro
Local teen talks about her love for horses in Murfreesboro

WGNS' Scott Walker spoke to local teen Hanah Coleman about her love for horseback riding...

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Man gets life in prison for killing victim in Rutherford County
Man gets life in prison for killing victim in Rutherford County

One defendant was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to killing a Rutherford County resident in July 2011.

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Looking Back: A WGNS interview with Hal Needham before he died
Looking Back: A WGNS interview with Hal Needham before he died

He performed stunts in movies like the Cannonball Run, How the West was Won, Little Big Man, Smokey and the Bandit and Stroker Ace. He also directed the 1980's hit BMX movie Rad.

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Prayers answered for a Rutherford County family this Easter
Prayers answered for a Rutherford County family this Easter

Good news for the family of a Rutherford County Sheriff Deputy who thought their daughter had a brain tumor…

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History: The Maney Avenue Service Station in Murfreesboro
History: The Maney Avenue Service Station in Murfreesboro

You may recall, the Maney Avenue Service Station had someone pump the gas for you. They would also check the air in your tires, check your wiper blades and even top off the oil.

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Me and My Family Night organized by Read To Succeed a BIG HIT!
Me and My Family Night organized by Read To Succeed a BIG HIT!

On Thursday, Read To Succeed held their Me and My Family Night at Cason Lane Academy in Murfreesboro. Jasmine Allen, the mother of Aryana, told WGNS that her daughter had a blast…

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At age 90, no one would dare tell you to quit smoking or drinking, but how do you feel about the moon or
At age 90, no one would dare tell you to quit smoking or drinking, but how do you feel about the moon or "Colored Only" restrooms?

You will love this story and the soundbytes that go with it. The woman in these clips is so full of life, despite her age. Imagine all that you would see in 90-years. Imagine the stories you would have to tell.

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New Bills in Tennessee Dealing with Annexation into City Limits - This is a Cry that has been heard in the Blackman Community in the Past
New Bills in Tennessee Dealing with Annexation into City Limits - This is a Cry that has been heard in the Blackman Community in the Past

Certain areas of the Blackman community have been the topic of recent conversations regarding annexation into Murfreesboro City Limits. 

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Some State Representatives are FOR and Some are AGAINST Medical Marijuana in Tennessee - What Does Your State Rep. Say?
Some State Representatives are FOR and Some are AGAINST Medical Marijuana in Tennessee - What Does Your State Rep. Say?

State Representative Mike Sparks tells WGNS that the legalization of marijuana will likely be an issue this year in the state legislature. Hear the interview...

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Can Homeless in Murfreesboro Find Proper Mental Health?
Can Homeless in Murfreesboro Find Proper Mental Health?
WGNS has aired multiple stories in recent weeks about homeless persons living in our community and one question that has come to light revolves around mental illness. Includes our past video interviews with the homeless. 
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The Lethal Injection and How it is Administered Recently Saw Changes in Tennessee, According to Chief Justice Gary Wade
The Lethal Injection and How it is Administered Recently Saw Changes in Tennessee, According to Chief Justice Gary Wade
Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court, Gary Wade visited Murfreesboro on Thursday. He told WGNS one of the recent issues within our state justice system dealt with lethal injection...
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Can't Find the Perfect Christmas Gift? Why Not an Item Made by a Local Non-Profit?
Can't Find the Perfect Christmas Gift? Why Not an Item Made by a Local Non-Profit?
Some of the crafts are made by intellectually disabled adults. Others, like Christmas cards, are made by less fortunate children. 
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Peace and Justice Art Competition and Display in the Murfreesboro City Hall for Rutherford County School Students
Peace and Justice Art Competition and Display in the Murfreesboro City Hall for Rutherford County School Students
The juried competition will focus on the theme of "Branches of One Tree Rooted in Love." The theme was created by the Murfreesboro Peace and Justice Art Committee.  Pidge Cash with the committee told us...
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