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1:09pm

Mon September 24, 2012
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Tennessee POW/MIA Honored with State Declaration

Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder
State of Tenn.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and state Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder have declared this week as Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Recognition Week.

Commissioner Grinder is a military veteran herself, having served most recently in Afghanistan. She says she recently had opportunity to attend a luncheon meeting of Tennesseans who are former POWs.

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1:01pm

Mon September 24, 2012
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After a Sweltering Summer - a Warm, Dry Fall Predicted

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP/WMOT)  --  Autumn's arrival Saturday closes the door on one of the hottest, driest summers ever recorded in Tennessee.

Tennesseans got a break from the sweltering heat in the latter part of July and all of August, but June was both very hot and extremely dry.

Nashville set an all-time heat record on June 29 when the temperature reached 109 degrees.

Meteorologist Sam Herron of the Weather Service office in Nashville says he’s expecting fall temperatures slightly above normal, and as for rain…

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12:48pm

Mon September 24, 2012
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MTSU Student Reporters Begin Unique Journalism Project

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — Seven students from Middle Tennessee State University's College of Mass Communication will make up the inaugural staff of the Seigenthaler News Service.

The initiative is named after John Seigenthaler, founder of the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University and a former editor and publisher of The Tennessean. Seigenthaler convinced editors to allow the students to work out of the Tennesean's newsroom.

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10:00am

Mon September 24, 2012
Opinion

Burriss on Media: Vinyl & CDs

Dr. Larry Burriss
MTSU

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS)  --  All the way back in 1811 a movement began in England which lent its name to people who are accused of being opposed to technological developments: Luddites. So serious was the movement that it was a death penalty offense for anyone convicted of destroying lace-making machinery.

So, at the risk of sounding like a Luddite, I have to say, “I told you so.”

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2:00pm

Fri September 21, 2012
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Benefit for MTSU Student Who Died of Meningitis

MURFREESBORO, TN (AP/WMOT) – A benefit will be held Sunday night in Murfreesboro for the family of former Middle Tennessee State University student Jacob Nunley.

Nunley died at Vanderbilt Medical Center September 10th while being treated for bacterial meningitis.

Eighteen year-old Nunley was a Dyersburg native, a freshmen at MTSU, and a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

WSMV-TV reports that the fraternity will hold a benefit for Nunley’s family Sunday night at the Boulevard Bar and Grill in Murfreesboro from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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