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5 Runaway Teens May Be Heading To Florida

5 Runaway Teens May Be Heading To Florida

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is trying to find five missing teens from neighboring Nashville. They may be heading to Panama City Beach in a stolen 2005 red Ford Explorer with TN tags L7858P.

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Thursday Morning Fire Destroys Georgetown Home

Thursday Morning Fire Destroys Georgetown Home

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department crews were back on the scene Thursday (5/5/2016) morning at 1619 Georgetown Lane after an early morning fire rekindled. Officials say that the home appears to be a total loss.

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Black Vultures Continue to Attack Local Livestock

Black Vultures Continue to Attack Local Livestock

Congressman Scott DesJarlais who represents Rutherford County told WGNS News that vultures continue to be a problem for farm owners in our community.

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The 3rd Annual Empowering Women Event Recently Held in Murfreesboro

The 3rd Annual Empowering Women Event Recently Held in Murfreesboro

The event featured keynote speaker Republican Majority Floor Leader Sheila Butt. Other speakers included Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Vice President of Operations Stephanie Brackman, and MTSU College Republican President Jami Averwater.

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MTSU Graduation This Friday and Saturday

MTSU Graduation This Friday and Saturday

MTSU will award an estimated 2,383 degrees during its three spring 2016 commencement ceremonies this Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7, inside Murphy Center.

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2016 VITA Program Results in $1.2M Impact on Rutherford and Cannon Counties

2016 VITA Program Results in $1.2M Impact on Rutherford and Cannon Counties

During United Way's 2016 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, more than 40 volunteer preparers completed 885 tax returns resulting in a $1,219,228 investment through tax refunds in Rutherford and Cannon counties.

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Home on Georgetown Lane likely a total loss due to Thursday fire

Home on Georgetown Lane likely a total loss due to Thursday fire

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department crews were back on the scene this morning at 1619 Georgetown Lane after an early morning fire rekindled.

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International Christian Embassy of Jerusalem to hold Conference in Murfreesboro

International Christian Embassy of Jerusalem to hold Conference in Murfreesboro

Bram Maas with the Murfreesboro office of the International Christian Embassy of Jerusalem told WGNS News that they will hold a free conference in June.

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Historic Walking Horse Hotel Catches Fire in Wartrace

Historic Walking Horse Hotel Catches Fire in Wartrace

The historic Walking Horse Hotel in Wartrace caught fire on Monday. Fire crews had to tape it and nearby buildings off on the following Tuesday morning.

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Obituaries (Listen online)

These are the latest obituaries in Rutherford County...

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High Winds Leave Damage & Attributed to Death in Ruth. Co.

High Winds Leave Damage & Attributed to Death in Ruth. Co.

High winds that accompanied storms here in Rutherford County left some structural damage and is even the suspected cause of death of a Milton man.

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Armed Robbery at the Dollar General on Medical Center Pkwy

Armed Robbery at the Dollar General on Medical Center Pkwy

SEE PHOTOS: According to the clerk, a white male wearing a brown hooded sweatshirt walked in with one hand in his right pocket as if he had a gun. He then demanded the clerk hand him "all the money."

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On Thursday (Cinco de Mayo), call for a free tow truck to take you and your car home

On Thursday (Cinco de Mayo), call for a free tow truck to take you and your car home

For those without a plan, Tow to Go will be there to provide a safe way home. Whether you are a AAA member or not, you can call for a Tow to Go ride anytime this Thursday, May 5th through...

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Murfreesboro Motorcycle Ride to Help Find Cures for Pediatric Brain Tumor's

Murfreesboro Motorcycle Ride to Help Find Cures for Pediatric Brain Tumor's

A motorcycle ride benefiting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation will take place in Murfreesboro on May 15, 2016.

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WSI Fusion added to the MTSU Aerospace Program

WSI Fusion added to the MTSU Aerospace Program

This fall, Middle Tennessee State University's aerospace students will have the distinct opportunity to utilize an industry leading aviation operations management solution, WSI Fusion, in their simulation lab.

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Murfreesboro man leaves Glock handgun in unlocked car - Stolen

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Leaving a car unlocked is not a smart idea, but leaving a gun in the car while it is unlocked could be considered negligent or even reckless in some cases.

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Burglary of a Large Screen TV and Retro Nike Air Jordan Shoes

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Someone had to have witnessed something when burglars walked out of a Northfield condominium carrying a 55 inch flat screen TV.

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Murfreesboro man arrested after accident while children in car

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