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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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12:22pm

Thu July 24, 2014
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Police: Caller Imitating Officers, Seeks Money

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Clarksville say someone is impersonating offices and attempting to collect hundreds of dollars for fake traffic camera tickets.

Sgt. Charles Gill told The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/WISOeq ) the man tells victims that they have received a Redflex ticket and a judge with Montgomery County General Sessions Court has suspended their driver's license and issued a bench warrant for their arrest.

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6:04am

Thu July 24, 2014
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140 Chinese Students will Study at MTSU

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — A partnership agreement signed last year between Middle Tennessee State University and Guangxi (gwahng-SHEE') University in southern China is bearing fruit.

According to MTSU, school President Sidney McPhee was in China on Wednesday to meet with Guangxi administrators when he learned that 140 Chinese students will be coming to the Murfreesboro campus.

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12:31pm

Wed July 23, 2014
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Murf. Parking Lot Confrontation Results in Aggravated Assault Arrest

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Murfreesboro Police are reporting an arrest in a parking lot confrontation that could have turned deadly.

Police say they were called to the Rutherford Blvd. Walmart Tuesday evening. Murfreesboro resident Jason Hill told officers a woman he exchanged words with threatened him with a gun.

The police incident report states that Hill yelled at a driver to slow down. Hill said the woman was speeding in the parking lot and had narrowly missed striking his son.

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