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8:37am

Tue December 18, 2012
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Nissan Subcontractor at Murfreesboro Job Fair Wednesday

Credit calsonic.com

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  A Nissan subcontractor will be in Murfreesboro tomorrow to interview job candidates.

CalsonicKansei North America will have representatives at a job fair being hosted by Goodwill’s Career Solutions division. The company says it has immediate openings for production technicians at its Smyrna location.

The job fair will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday morning at Career Solutions on Memorial Boulevard in Murfreesboro. The Goodwill career placement agency says that it has placed more than 2600 clients in jobs.

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8:23am

Tue December 18, 2012
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Tullahoma Company Signs Agreement with NASA

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  A mid-state company has signed a contract with NASA that could be worth $1.3 billion over the next decade.

Jacobs Technologies of Tullahoma has agreed to take on major responsibilities at NASA's famed Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The company will provide ground system and launch operation services in support of the International Space Station and NASA’s next generation manned spacecraft, the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle.

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9:12am

Mon December 17, 2012
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Helping Children Process the Connecticut Tragedy

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  As the nation continues to wrestle with the shootings in Connecticut, a mid-state professor is offering suggestions on how to help children process the tragedy.

Dr. Kathy Burriss is a professor of Early Childhood Development in the  Middle Tennessee State College of Education. She suggests that the amount of news coverage about the tragedy children are exposed to should be limited, and that what they do watch should only be viewed as a family so that parents can answer any questions that may arise.

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8:24am

Mon December 17, 2012
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Burriss on Media: Newspaper

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS)  --  It seems almost an article of business faith that as revenues shrink you make the product smaller in an effort to save money. And for years it seems that newspapers have followed that model: as advertising revenue has gone down, newspapers have gotten smaller and smaller, with fewer stories, fewer reporters and, as a result, fewer reasons to buy the paper in the first place.
 

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7:56am

Mon December 17, 2012
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Tennessee Prepares to Count Its Homeless

The homeless and volunteers gather for prayer outside the offices of the Murfreesboro charity The Journey Home before sharing a meal.
Credit The Journey Home

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Agencies that work with the poor across Tennessee are gearing up to conduct the annual survey of the state’s homeless population.

Murfreesboro homeless advocate Steve Foster will be participating in the count. He says the survey will be taken in every county in the state on January 22.

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