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Unknown person or persons stole over $100,000 worth of cigarettes and cigars from a Murfreesboro store

Unknown person or persons stole over $100,000 worth of cigarettes and cigars from a Murfreesboro store

Apparently, the culprit broke into the back door of the business. The unknown thief stole two TV's, an IPad and about $105,000 worth of cigarettes and cigars.

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Track and Field qualifiers for children in Rutherford and two other counties to be at Riverdale Saturday

Track and Field qualifiers for children in Rutherford and two other counties to be at Riverdale Saturday

A second meet will be hosted on Saturday which will have kids from Rutherford, Hamilton and Davidson counties. The qualifiers from that will go on to the Nationals in Texas.

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Buckle Up: Safety Belt Checkpoint this Friday

Buckle Up: Safety Belt Checkpoint this Friday

On Friday, just as night falls, the Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a safety belt checkpoint in Murfreesboro.

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Are you ready for the annual Middle Half? Register NOW...

Are you ready for the annual Middle Half? Register NOW...

Last year, the event sold out very quickly. The cap for participants remains the same as last year, 3,250.

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Consolidation talks continue between Murfreesboro Electric and Middle Tennessee Electric

Consolidation talks continue between Murfreesboro Electric and Middle Tennessee Electric

As heard previously on WGNS, talks of Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation buying Murfreesboro Electric continue. Amy Byers with Murfreesboro Electric told WGNS...

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Obituaries (Listen online)

These are the latest obituaries in Rutherford County...

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Court Denies Deportation Relief for Undocumented in Tennessee

Court Denies Deportation Relief for Undocumented in Tennessee

Fifty-thousand people in Tennessee who would qualify for new deportation-relief programs announced last year still cannot take advantage of them.

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Special golf scramble / fundraiser nearing

Special golf scramble / fundraiser nearing

In 1976, Realtor® Bill Carey coordinated a new fundraiser to benefit the American Diabetes Association, among other local needs and requests. His new idea was to sponsor a one-day golf scramble, with 144 players on a warm June afternoon with fun and prizes for everyone.

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Senator Alexander of Tennessee comments on double digit rate hikes in the health insurance world

Senator Alexander of Tennessee comments on double digit rate hikes in the health insurance world

Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) made the following statement on the announcement of the requests for double-digit rate hikes by four Tennessee health insurance companies...

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Murfreesboro Police Ask If You Saw Saturday Afternoon's Road Rage Incident?

Murfreesboro Police continue their investigation into a report of road rage and shots being fired. Trevor Evey reportedly was traveling along Medical Center Parkway near the hospital around 4:00 o'clock Saturday afternoon when a white 4-door Buick sedan changed lanes and almost hit him.

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Lawsuit over the Hippie Hill driveway to get onto the property is causing a stink

Lawsuit over the Hippie Hill driveway to get onto the property is causing a stink

Evidently, a neighbor is claiming the driveway to get onto the property is on his property and not the property overseen by Hippie Tom.

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Man Who Found Crashed Plane, Drowns At Same Location 3 Weeks Later

Law enforcement says that the man apparently fell into a creek on the property and drowned. In an odd twist to this story, Lane was the person who discovered the crashed airplane on May 4 on the same property.

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Hostage Situation Ends With 1 Dead, 2 Injured

Hostage Situation Ends With 1 Dead, 2 Injured

A hostage situation just barely out of Rutherford County ended after approximately six hours near mile marker 101 on I-24 west Monday (6/1/2015). Officials with the Coffee County Sheriffs Office say that one person is dead and two were taken to the hospital.

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Journeys in Community Living - 2015 Annual Celebration and Silent Auction set for June 11

Journeys in Community Living - 2015 Annual Celebration and Silent Auction set for June 11

Among those awarded this year will be one very special honoree who is served by Journeys. This person has made serious strides over the past year towards regaining independence.

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Adopt a local cat for only a penny this month

Adopt a local cat for only a penny this month

The Rutherford County PAWS shelter in Murfreesboro will be adopting cats all June for "Name your own price." In other words, you can adopt a cat for as little as a penny or as much as $200,000 - whatever you choose to pay.

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Ready For SWIFT WATER RESCUE

Ready For SWIFT WATER RESCUE

May 29th through May 31st, three members from Rutherford County Fire-Rescue as well as 2 members from Rutherford County EMS went down to Ocoee Tennessee to be on the Ocoee river for a class on swift-water rescue.

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Education In 'Boro 23rd Best In Nation!

Education In 'Boro 23rd Best In Nation!

Schools within the city limits of Murfreesboro are the 23rd best in the country, according to a new ranking published by the research website Niche.com.

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Rutherford County Has 3 of Tennessee's Top 10 Cities

Rutherford County Has 3 of Tennessee's Top 10 Cities

According to a NerdWallet survey, Rutherford County has three of the top 10 cities in Tennessee where millennials live and work.

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Pilot project goal is to improve treatment and recovery for Tennesseans with mental illness

Pilot project goal is to improve treatment and recovery for Tennesseans with mental illness

Tennessee's Mental Health Institutes serve more than 7,000 people annually, individuals who are experiencing some of the most unstable periods in their lives in terms of mental illness.

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MTSU wins 28 awards for its marketing, communications efforts

MTSU wins 28 awards for its marketing, communications efforts

MTSU received 28 awards in the Tennessee College Public Relations Association's annual competition recognizing excellence in marketing and communications among the state's public and private higher education entities.

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Register NOW for Soccer in Rutherford County

Register NOW for Soccer in Rutherford County

Registration is open and underway for Murfreesboro Soccer Club's (MSC) Recreational and Select Summer Camps and the 2015/2016 Select Strikers and Recreational soccer program.

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It was a festive atmosphere at the St. Clair St. Senior Center

It was a festive atmosphere at the St. Clair St. Senior Center

Since 1980, the St. Clair Street Senior Center has been helping seniors live an active and independent lifestyle for as long as possible and without regard to socioeconomic status.

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The Farmers Market in Murfreesboro this week

The Farmers Market in Murfreesboro this week

"Gardening Apps for Your Smartphone" is the topic on Tuesday, June 2nd. The class is presented by Master Gardener Ken Roberge. Ken will review the useful apps that may aid in the identification and treatment of common residential plant problems.

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Murfreesboro Council to review the proposed city budget on Thursday

Murfreesboro Council to review the proposed city budget on Thursday

For the 17th consecutive year, Murfreesboro's $134 million Fiscal Year 2015-16 proposed budget does not call for a property tax hike and maintains expected municipal service levels to the over 116,000 residents of the community.

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Eagleville is GROWING

Eagleville is GROWING

"We have a population push coming from the Murfreesboro area," he said. "We have a draw from our school. We are right on the border of Williamson County, which has a big influence from housing cost standpoint..."

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