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'In God We Trust' display could emerge at Tennessee Capitol
The "In God We Trust" national motto will be displayed at the Tennessee Capitol if lawmakers agree with state Rep. Mike Sparks' bill Wednesday.
Interns from MTSU Dive Into Politics and Lend a Helping Hand on Murfreesboro News and Radio
MTSU international relations major Sara Mejia-Gomez of Brentwood, Tenn., introduces herself during the Legislative Intern Luncheon held Wednesday, March 26, at the Tennessee Tower in Nashville.
Woman falls asleep, crashes car on I-24
A Tennessee woman was injured in a crash in Lyon County on Saturday morning. It happened on Interstate 24 EB at the 42-mile marker around 8:30 a.m. According to Kentucky State Police, Janet M. Powell, 66, of Shelbyville, Tenn., fell asleep at the wheel.
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MTSU legislative interns get close view of politics
A friend told MTSU senior Timecia Terry that she would be well served by participating in the university's legislative internship program, which gives students an inside look at the ins and outs of lawmaking in the state's capital.
TN Senate passes bill limiting Amp design
The Tennessee Senate passed a bill Thursday that would limit metropolitan governments from building bus rapid-transit systems with a dedicated center lane of traffic, as is called for by the Amp.
Roy Exum: Teachers Are Suffocating
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam insists the Common Core efforts in education are "simply guidelines that say a fourth grader should be learning the same things" and other proponents claim the standards that were originally developed by the bipartisan National Governors Association will present a clear view of what students across America should ... (more)
Cross Roads News
The documentary on a community coping with change will be screened March 29.
"Welcome to Shelbyville," a documentary that looks at one small town in the heart of America's Bible Belt as it grapples with rapidly changing demographics, will be screened on March 29 at the Clarkston Library.
Rutherford County man arrested for fatal hit and run motorcycle accident
A man has been arrested in connection to a fatal hit-and-run in Shelbyville that happened in August of 2013.
Arrest Made In Fatal Shelbyville Hit-And-Run Crash
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. After a seven month investigation, detectives with the Shelbyville Police Department have made an arrest in a fatal hit and run case.
Bedford County Residents Targeted In Convincing Phone Scam
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. At least eight people in Bedford County were targeted by a particularly convincing phone scam over the weekend, according to investigators.