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10:04am

Tue July 29, 2014
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Two Murf. Shots Fired Incidents Overnight, One Man Wounded

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Shots fired incidents overnight in two different Murfreesboro locations appear to be related.

Murfreesboro Police say they were called to St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital last night just after midnight  when a gunshot victim turned up at the E.R. The wounded minor teen told police that he’d been walking near the corner of State Street and University when someone began shooting at him. There’s no word yet today on the extent of the teen’s injuries.

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9:19am

Tue July 29, 2014
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Mobile Meth Lab Bust On S. Church in Murfeesboro

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Murfreesboro Police say they were able to take a mobile meth lab off the streets early Monday morning.

A Murfreesboro officer pulled a black Mustang over near the Wendy’s on South Church Street a little after 3 a.m. When the officer stepped up to the car he noticed that the driver had a ventilation mask hanging around his neck.

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8:51am

Mon July 28, 2014
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Overnight Storms Destory 10 Homes in East Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Communities across East Tennessee are cleaning up today after storms destroyed several homes and at least one business.

Media are citing the weather service in reporting that an EF-3 tornado with wind speeds of 140 mph touched down last night in the small town of Speedwell.

Authorities say there are no reports of any deaths or injuries, but Claiborne County emergency management spokeswoman Gina Breeding says local residents have quite a mess to clean up.

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11:47am

Fri July 25, 2014
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Tennessee has 760 of the Children Crossing into US

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has received well over 700 of the unaccompanied children flooding across the southern border.

New federal data published Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families shows Tennessee has received about 2.5 percent of the 30,000 children released to sponsors this year through July 7.

Texas, New York, Florida and California received the most, accounting for 46 percent of the children received during that time.

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9:05am

Fri July 25, 2014
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Murf. Family of Four Loses Home to Overnight Fire

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  An overnight fire completely destroyed a Murfreesboro residence and left a family of three homeless.

The Murfreesboro Fire Department says it was dispatched to Belle Rive Drive just off Highway 99 on the southwest edge of town just before midnight Thursday night.

The department says it arrived to find the 2900 square foot home completely engulfed in flames. Most of the roof had already caved in by the time firefighters arrived.

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