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6:32am

Tue November 11, 2014
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Colder temperatures move into Tennessee, chance of snow showers

Weather Service map shows colder temperatures moving south from Canada.
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Record breaking storms in Alaska and Canada are pushing a cold air mass into Tennessee that has the “S” word in our forecast.

We’ll see rain here in the mid-state this afternoon, tonight and tomorrow morning. Once that weather front passes, much colder air moves in.

Thursday through Monday we’ll see daytime highs in the upper 30s and low 40s. Overnight lows will fall below freezing.

Nashville Office Weather Service Meteorologist Matt Reagan says we could even see some white stuff Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

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10:17am

Fri November 7, 2014
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Murf. charity provides hard to find therapy services

Credit specialkidstn.org

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  There are dozens if not hundreds of physical therapy providers here in the mid-state. But if you don’t have insurance, or if you have a child with special needs, finding someone willing to provide care can be a challenge. Reporter Emily Kinzer recently visited a Middle Tennessee ministry that provides those services even if money is an issue.

Use this link to learn more about the services Special Kids provides.

 

  

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6:25am

Fri November 7, 2014
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Tenn. case may trigger final Supreme Court showdown on same-sex marriage.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Credit SCOTUS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — An appeals court decision upholding Tennessee’s gay marriage ban is likely to trigger a final, nationwide showdown on same sex marriage in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Yesterday, a federal appeals court upheld Tennessee law prohibiting the recognition of same-sex marriages. The ruling marks a rare victory for gay marriage opponents after a flood of 20-plus court victories for supporters over the past year.

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10:50am

Thu November 6, 2014
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MTSU student beaten by several men, suffers a broken jaw

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  A student at Middle Tennessee State University is recovering from a broken jaw and broken nose after being assaulted by several men last night.

Murfreesboro Police say that 21 year-old Alexander T. Dave reported being attacked by several black males near the old hospital in Murfreesboro just after dark Wednesday evening.

Dave says he had just left a friend's apartment near the MTSU campus when he was attacked. He suffered a broken jaw, broken nose, cuts to the face and a loosened tooth as a result of the beating.

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9:46am

Wed November 5, 2014
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Early morning blaze displaces Murfreesboro family of six

Credit MFRD

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Murfreesboro fire officials say a family of six have lost their home to an early morning fire.

Murfreesboro Fire Department spokeswoman Ashley McDonald says two adults and four children were displaced after a fire broke out at 2836 Vickwood Drive around 7:15 Wednesday morning.
In a press statement the department says a neighbor called 911 to report a fire and possible explosion next door. The home’s six residents were all out of the house by the time firefighters arrived.

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