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City Council Approves Next Step Of Improved Sidewalks On Mercury Blvd.
City Council Approves Next Step Of Improved Sidewalks On Mercury Blvd.

On Thursday evening the Murfreesboro City Council approved a $235,870 contract with Neel Schaffer, Inc. That study is reportedly needed before Phase 2 of the federally funded grant can begin that would enhance the sidewalk and pedestrian safety along Mercury Boulevard.

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Tenn. Democratic Party Chairwoman Calls Tennessee Racist during Speech in Coffee Co.- Now Apologizes
Tenn. Democratic Party Chairwoman Calls Tennessee Racist during Speech in Coffee Co.- Now Apologizes

Tennessee Democratic Party Chairwoman Mary Mancini has apologized for calling the state racist recently while promoting less conventional candidates.

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New MTSU tourism, hospitality degree to prepare graduates for dynamic careers in booming industry
New MTSU tourism, hospitality degree to prepare graduates for dynamic careers in booming industry

MTSU is poised to become one of the premier institutions for furnishing personnel to a burgeoning industry that is critical to the Midstate economy and in need of skilled professionals.

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More Car Burglaries can be Cured by YOU
More Car Burglaries can be Cured by YOU

As the weather gets nicer, the auto burglaries increase. Murfreesboro Police Lt. Clayton Williams mentions a few Park Smart ideas...

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Affordable Housing in Murfreesboro is $300,000
Affordable Housing in Murfreesboro is $300,000

Changes in federal funding for public housing are driving redevelopment of public housing in Murfreesboro. Mayor Shane McFarland said that the costs are all federally covered and that the idea of renovating existing government housing is too costly...

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Tennessee Has Historically Low Unemployment Rate
Tennessee Has Historically Low Unemployment Rate

The statewide unemployment rate in Tennessee dropped to a new historic low in February according to data released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

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Farmers Adapting to Consumer Meat Demand
Farmers Adapting to Consumer Meat Demand

With the growing popularity of protein-packed diets, farmers across Tennessee say the demand for meat is on the rise, and that trend is expected to continue.

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National Nutrition Month: AARP Offers Food for Thought
National Nutrition Month: AARP Offers Food for Thought

Rob Naylor, communications director for AARP Tennessee, points to a 2017 survey in which nearly nine in 10 adults said they would eat a healthy diet if they knew it could reduce their risk of cognitive decline, heart disease or diabetes.

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Where will the Tennessee State Fair Locate?
Where will the Tennessee State Fair Locate?

The Tennessee State Fair Commission voted late last week that a search should begin for a new site that can accommodate the future growth and goals of the State Fair.

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Law Changes You Were Never Told About in Tennessee
Law Changes You Were Never Told About in Tennessee

Law Changes from over one year ago you were never told about: "Homeowners can cancel alarm system contracts that are at least 2-years long if they give 30 days notice."

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THP Announces Youth and Junior Academy
THP Announces Youth and Junior Academy

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is excited to offer youths who have an interest in pursuing a career in law enforcement the opportunity to attend THP's Youth and Junior Academy this summer!

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Man allegedly overdoses on ICE in a Murfreesboro Walmart Parking Lot on Joe B. Jackson Pkwy
Man allegedly overdoses on ICE in a Murfreesboro Walmart Parking Lot on Joe B. Jackson Pkwy

Once on the scene police were met by a team of paramedics who were removing a man from his vehicle and placing him onto a stretcher.

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Shoplifting in Murfreesboro
Shoplifting in Murfreesboro

From the WGNS Shoplifting Files this week, we head to Walmart on South Rutherford Boulevard.

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15 At Kroger's Complained Of Nausea, Headaches and more!
15 At Kroger's Complained Of Nausea, Headaches and more!

On Wednesday evening Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department rushed to the Kroger at 2050 Lascassas Pike around for a possible hazardous materials release.

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MTSU taps partnerships, advisory board to boost new Professional Sales concentration
MTSU taps partnerships, advisory board to boost new Professional Sales concentration

A new program within MTSU's Jennings A. Jones College of Business is filling an increasing need for sales professionals in the Midstate economy with the support of partnerships and a team of industry advisors.

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Murfreesboro City Schools to Host Fifth Annual Boro Book Battle
Murfreesboro City Schools to Host Fifth Annual Boro Book Battle

Students from across Murfreesboro City Schools will compete against one another in a quiz-bowl-style tournament to test their knowledge of books.

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UPDATE on FATAL ACCIDENT: Pedestrian Struck and Killed
UPDATE on FATAL ACCIDENT: Pedestrian Struck and Killed

The pedestrian hit and killed by a vehicle Tuesday night, March 19, in the 2400 Block of S. Church Street (Hwy 231) has been identified as Julio A. Martinez, 58, of Orlando, FL.

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Campus School Celebrating 90 Years with Open House in Murfreesboro
Campus School Celebrating 90 Years with Open House in Murfreesboro

The Homer Pittard Campus School in Murfreesboro will be hosting an open house, which will celebrate 90 years. One of the patrons told WGNS...

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The Arts Center of Cannon County presents  The Nerd
The Arts Center of Cannon County presents The Nerd

Willum Cubbert has often told his friends about the debt he owes to Rick Steadman, a fellow ex-GI whom he has never met but who saved his life after he was seriously wounded in Vietnam.

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MTSU proud of its long service to low-income students, McPhee says
MTSU proud of its long service to low-income students, McPhee says

About 50 percent of MTSU's student population receives Pell aid; about 30 percent of UT-Knoxville's population receives Pell aid.

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Grant Program Announced for Specialty Crops in Tennessee
Grant Program Announced for Specialty Crops in Tennessee

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP).

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TBI Asks for Help in Identifying Body Found in East Tennessee
TBI Asks for Help in Identifying Body Found in East Tennessee

An unidentified body of a man has been located in East Tennessee. The TBI wants to know if you can identify the subjects belt, belt buckle or shirt pictured.

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Normady Woman Arrested after trying to use Deceased Woman's Prescription
Normady Woman Arrested after trying to use Deceased Woman's Prescription

A Normandy woman allegedly attempted to obtain drugs prescribed to a now-deceased woman on Thursday of last week at a Shelbyville pharmacy.

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Eight TTA cooperative and commercial telcos receive more than $8 million in state broadband grants
Eight TTA cooperative and commercial telcos receive more than $8 million in state broadband grants

Tennessee Telecommunications Association member companies are encouraged to see that Gov. Bill Lee's proposed state budget increases the Broadband Accessibility Grant Program by $5 million to a total of $20 million for the next round.

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Siegel Students Win at National Model UN Conference in NYC
Siegel Students Win at National Model UN Conference in NYC

For the first time in school history, two students from Siegel High School's Model UN team competed at the National High School Model United Nations Conference (NHSMUN) in New York City earlier this month.

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