Jeff Ashton, author of “Imperfect Justice: Prosecuting Casey Anthony,” will be the guest on the next “MTSU On the Record” with host Gina Logue.
The program is scheduled to air at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, and 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and wmot.org).
Ashton, who is Florida’s state attorney-elect, will deliver the William M. Bass Legends in Forensic Science Leadership at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in the new Student Union Ballroom. His appearance is sponsored by MTSU’s Forensic Institute for Research and Education.
WASHINGTON (AP/WMOT) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages have fallen to fresh record lows for the second straight week. The declines suggest the Federal Reserve's stimulus efforts are having an impact.
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the rate on the 30-year loan dropped to 3.36 percent, the lowest rate since long-term mortgages came into use in the 1950s.
The Fed is spending $40 billion a month to buy mortgage-backed securities. The goal is to lower mortgage rates and help the housing recovery.