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TRIAL: Man charged with the rape of an 85 year old Murfreesboro woman
TRIAL: Man charged with the rape of an 85 year old Murfreesboro woman

The man accused of attacking and raping an 85 year old woman in her garage was in a Rutherford County Courtroom on Monday and will be back for trial on Tuesday (Dec. 11, 2018).

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Law Offices of John Day Recognized
Law Offices of John Day Recognized

The Law Offices of John Day is proud to announce that Best Lawyers In America has recognized the exceptional performances by Laura Baker and Brandon Bass in the area of Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs.

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Tennessee 13th Deadliest State for Drug Overdoses
Tennessee 13th Deadliest State for Drug Overdoses

According to the TN Dept. of Health, Rutherford County reported 65 drug overdose deaths in 2017. In 2016, 56 deaths were reported in Rutherford County.

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Grants Support 218 Programs and almost 9,000 Students Across Tennessee
Grants Support 218 Programs and almost 9,000 Students Across Tennessee

In Rutherford County, Christiana Elementary, John Coleman Elementary, Rockvale Elementary and Stewartsboro Elementary Schools all received funding.

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UPDATE: St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital's Vertical Expansion
UPDATE: St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital's Vertical Expansion

Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is now making a vertical expansion at their Medical Center Parkway campus. Three additional floors and 72 beds are being added to the west patient tower of the hospital. That totals an additional 60,000 square feet.

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Tennessee Season to Remember Honors Victims of Homicide
Tennessee Season to Remember Honors Victims of Homicide

For the 16th consecutive year, the State of Tennessee is honoring victims of homicide with a special memorial service.

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The Woman's Club of Murfreesboro to Begin
The Woman's Club of Murfreesboro to Begin "Reading Buddies Project" with MFRD

The Woman's Club of Murfreesboro is partnering with Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) to start the Reading Buddies Project.

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School Bus Safety in Tennessee and Rutherford County
School Bus Safety in Tennessee and Rutherford County

Five students waiting for school buses lost their lives when struck by drivers in one week this fall in the U.S.

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Free Coats on Tuesday at Barnabas Vision in Murfreesboro
Free Coats on Tuesday at Barnabas Vision in Murfreesboro

Free men's, children's and women's coats will be given to those in need on a first come / first serve basis at Barnabas Vision.

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TN Dept. of Health talks E-Cigs
TN Dept. of Health talks E-Cigs

The Tennessee Department of Health is issuing an updated public health advisory on electronic nicotine delivery systems, or ENDS based on recent federal regulatory action and new evidence of risks associated with use of e-cigarettes and similar devices.

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Trustpoint Hospital: Growing to Serve Rutherford County
Trustpoint Hospital: Growing to Serve Rutherford County

Christy Muscarella is the Human Resources Coordinator at Trustpoint Hospital. She shared her experience with WGNS' Penny Ray about working at Trustpoint and excitement about the expansion.

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Chase Fann Joins Waldron Fann & Parsley Law Firm
Chase Fann Joins Waldron Fann & Parsley Law Firm

Chase Fann recently joined the law firm of Waldron Fann & Parsley as an associate attorney. Fann was sworn in by the Tennessee Supreme Court on November 6.

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Gas Prices Fall More. Week Opens At $1.92 In 'Boro!
Gas Prices Fall More. Week Opens At $1.92 In 'Boro!

Gas prices in Tennessee continue to fall. Here in Murfreesboro, some discounters started the week with regular gas at $1.92 per gallon.

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"Cold Weather" Didn't Dampen The Christmas Spirit!

Those attending the 2018 Murfreesboro/Rutherford County Christmas Parade enjoyed some very creative entries.

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Do You Feel OK? Flu Hits Tennessee Hard!
Do You Feel OK? Flu Hits Tennessee Hard!

How do you feel? Many Tennessee residents are suffering from flu symptoms!

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Duplex Fire Displaces Five Adults and Three Children
Duplex Fire Displaces Five Adults and Three Children

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department's Engine 4 and Ladder 6 and District 7 responded to a duplex fire at 812 Corner Court around 3:15 Saturday morning.

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Attorney Chase Fann Joins Waldron Fann & Parsley
Attorney Chase Fann Joins Waldron Fann & Parsley

Chase Fann has joined the law firm of Waldron Fann & Parsley as an associate attorney. as an associate attorney.

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16th Annual Rotary Pancake Breakfast A Huge Success!
16th Annual Rotary Pancake Breakfast A Huge Success!

With temps around 40-degrees and a wintry mix of rain and snow, the 16th annual Murfreesboro Rotary Club's "Hotcakes and Holly" pancake breakfast united hundreds in what has become a Christmas tradition in Murfreesboro. It is held in the old gym at Middle Tennessee Christian School on Memorial Boulevard at East MTCS Drive.

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Jolly Ram's Ho Ho Traffic Forecast
Jolly Ram's Ho Ho Traffic Forecast

A wintry blast, mixed with sleigh bells--often creates traffic challenges. Murfreesboro Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns where you might like to avoid between today and December 15, 2018.

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Longtime WGNS' Talent Died Friday Morning
Longtime WGNS' Talent Died Friday Morning

A longtime talent on WGNS passed away Friday morning at NHC Rehab Center here in Murfreesboro. Sophie Tipton Haislip performed regularly on WGNS with her first husband, the late Carl Tipton and the Mid State Playboys.

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Christmas Arrived With Friday Night's TREE LIGHTING
Christmas Arrived With Friday Night's TREE LIGHTING

With temps in the 40s, crowds packed around the east side of the historic Rutherford County Courthouse at 6:00 o'clock Friday evening to welcome Santa and Mrs. Claus.

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Christmas Parade Is 2PM This Sunday
Christmas Parade Is 2PM This Sunday

The theme of the annual Rutherford County Christmas Parade will be "A Christmas Story." The parade will be at 2:00 o'clock this Sunday afternoon, December 9, 2018. The parade starts at MTSU, goes down East Main, around the square and onto West Main. The parade will go on, rain or shine. The only thing that will create a problem is "ICE" on the roads. TUNE TO WGNS for details on Sunday.

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US Sen. Alexander On
US Sen. Alexander On "Controlled Fentanyl"

Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said, "Out of all the news about the discussions that the President of the United States and the President of China is that the agreement to schedule deadly fentanyl as a controlled substance will save thousands of American lives."

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FREE Smoke Alarms Installed This Saturday!
FREE Smoke Alarms Installed This Saturday!

This Saturday the Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR), the American Red Cross, and volunteers from Kittrell VFD, Lascassas VFD will canvass local neighborhoods to install free smoke alarms for residents.

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Overall Creek Elementary Hosting STEM Event
Overall Creek Elementary Hosting STEM Event

Overall Creek Elementary is serving as the Tennessee Rural STEM Collaborative host school. Friday's event will introduce cohort members to resource-based thinking and help facilitate solutions development for regional STEM education challenges in West, Middle, and East Tennessee.

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