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Greenway Extension to Barfield Park Nearing in 12 Months

Greenway Extension to Barfield Park Nearing in 12 Months

A three mile extension to the Greenway Trail that follows along the Stones River in Murfreesboro will likely be complete within the next 12 months.

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Controlled Substance Monitoring Database Making a Difference in Tennessee

Controlled Substance Monitoring Database Making a Difference in Tennessee

The number of "doctor shoppers" - those who go to multiple healthcare providers seeking a prescription for certain narcotics - has decreased more than 50 percent.

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Rutherford ACT scores reach seven-year high

Rutherford ACT scores reach seven-year high

The most recent graduating class of Rutherford County Schools scored a seven-year high 20.2 composite score on ACT tests taken earlier this year, according to results released today by the Tennessee Department of Education.

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Murfreesboro Man Accused of Sexually Exploiting a Child

Murfreesboro Man Accused of Sexually Exploiting a Child

The suspect is accused of sexually exploiting a child. Brinkley is also being charged with aggravated sexual battery.

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Heroin and Meth Located in Murfreesboro Police Stop

Heroin and Meth Located in Murfreesboro Police Stop

Heroin and crystal meth were located in an SUV stopped by Murfreesboro Police on Monday (8/22/16).

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Murfreesboro Woman Scammed Out of Over $2,000

Murfreesboro Woman Scammed Out of Over $2,000

A Murfreesboro woman was scammed out of over $2,000 after receiving a call from an alleged "I-T Specialist."

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Shoplifting to the tune of $1,500 and drugs in Murfreesboro

Shoplifting to the tune of $1,500 and drugs in Murfreesboro

Close to $1,000 in merchandise believed to be stolen from Target and over $600 worth of merchandise from the JC Penny Store was recovered by police and two loss prevention workers on Tuesday.

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Odd Note Left on Vehicle in Murfreesboro

Odd Note Left on Vehicle in Murfreesboro

According to a Murfreesboro Police Report, the piece of paper read: Talk about Targeted Individual, electric torture, V2K, Monarch Project.

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Major Increases in Obama Care Insurance Rates in Tennessee

Major Increases in Obama Care Insurance Rates in Tennessee

Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) made the following statement on the premium increases ranging from 44% to 62% made final Tuesday for all three plans on Tennessee's Obamacare exchange...

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Wild Arts Day was Fun for All in Murfreesboro

Wild Arts Day was Fun for All in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Parks & Rec. held Wild Arts Day at the Wilderness Station located at Barfield Park this past Saturday (8/20/16).

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More Students are Eligible for the TN HOPE Scholarship Now

More Students are Eligible for the TN HOPE Scholarship Now

Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen today announced that newly released data from ACT show that nearly 1,300 more Tennessee public school students became eligible for the HOPE scholarship in 2016 by achieving composite scores of 21 or higher.

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MTSU unveils plaque, logo recognizing Daniels-led vet center gifts

MTSU unveils plaque, logo recognizing Daniels-led vet center gifts

With the unveiling of a plaque and a new logo for MTSU's Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center named for them, MTSU formally recognized the couple and The Journey Home Project he co-founded to assist veterans during a Tuesday (Aug. 23)

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Aviation Drone Class to be held in Murfreesboro

Aviation Drone Class to be held in Murfreesboro

The FAA UAS Test Prep Classes being held by Murfreesboro Aviation are for those individuals who currently operate or are planning to operate drones for commercial purposes, such as land surveying, compensated real estate photography, movie filming and commercial photography, and utility surveying, etc.

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Obituaries (Listen online)

These are the latest obituaries in Rutherford County...

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Special Art Display at the MTSU Todd Art Gallery

Special Art Display at the MTSU Todd Art Gallery

Inspired by the 2016 presidential election this MTSU Todd Art Gallery exhibit includes work from Mid-western and Canadian printmakers Ruthann Godollei, Emmy Lingscheit, Ericka Walker, and sculptor Piotr Szyhalski.

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Four Arrested in Fraudulent Credit Card Case in Murfreesboro

Four Arrested in Fraudulent Credit Card Case in Murfreesboro

A total of 83 magnetic card strips used when companies make credit cards were seized by Murfreesboro Police in the parking lot of Walmart on Memorial Boulevard.

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Murfreesboro heroin overdose ends with one in the hospital and syringes hidden in Walmart bushes

Murfreesboro heroin overdose ends with one in the hospital and syringes hidden in Walmart bushes

After the overdose, the friend allegedly hid two syringes and two spoons under a bush outside the store.

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Increase of Workplace Fatalities in Tennessee

Increase of Workplace Fatalities in Tennessee

"In the month of July alone, 10 Tennessee workers lost their lives in workplace accidents, devastating families, friends, co-workers and businesses. Most all of these could have been prevented," said Hawkins.

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More Construction Related Thefts in Murfreesboro

More Construction Related Thefts in Murfreesboro

This time, the theft was reported on Promise Way in the new Brighton Park subdivision. The neighborhood is off of Rucker Lane.

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4th Annual Rutherford Romp Set for September 17

4th Annual Rutherford Romp Set for September 17

Lace up your sneakers September 17, 2016 for the 4th Annual Rutherford Romp, a 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run presented by F&M Bank. Join other runners and walkers and leave your "footprint" by helping charities whose missions are focused in Rutherford County.

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Murfreesboro City Schools Enrollment Hits Plateau

Murfreesboro City Schools Enrollment Hits Plateau

Dr. Linda Gilbert, Director of the Murfreesboro City Schools, told WGNS that student growth has hit a plateau this year...

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Lascassas Man Convicted of Child Rape Denied a New Trial by TN Supreme Courts

Lascassas Man Convicted of Child Rape Denied a New Trial by TN Supreme Courts

It is now official, the Tennessee Supreme Court has denied a petition for a new trial for Lascassas (Rutherford County) Sex Offender Mark Looney.

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Oakland's diverse student body, International Baccalaureate program, Mechatronics and other educational initiatives represent 'microcosm of society'

Oakland's diverse student body, International Baccalaureate program, Mechatronics and other educational initiatives represent 'microcosm of society'

Since taking over as principal at Oakland High School in September 2008, Spurlock has done anything but settle.

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Astronaut Rhea Seddon to address girls and young women in Murfreesboro

Astronaut Rhea Seddon to address girls and young women in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro native, physician and 19-year NASA veteran Rhea Seddon -- a two-time mission specialist (1985 and '91) and payload commander in charge of all science activities in her final space flight ('93) -- has agreed to provide the keynote at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22...

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Heroes in Heels fashion show in Murfreesboro

Heroes in Heels fashion show in Murfreesboro

The Heroes in Heels fashion show will take place from 6 to 8 on October 13, 2016 at New Vision Baptist Church in Murfreesboro.

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