syrian uprising http://wmot.org en Tennessean with Ties to Syria is Frustrated http://wmot.org/post/tennessean-ties-syria-frustrated <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn.&nbsp;(AP/WMOT) &mdash; &nbsp;The death toll in Syria continues to climb. Three more deaths&nbsp;were&nbsp;reported&nbsp;Monday as the year-old uprising there continues.</p><p>There&rsquo;s a sizeable Syrian refugee population here in Middle Tennessee. They&rsquo;ve been active in recent months, staging local rallies in support of the&nbsp;Syrian people.</p><p>Murfreesboro resident Lema Sbenaty is of Syrian ancestry and has family still living there. Her aunt&rsquo;s home was badly damaged recently by government shelling.</p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 16:39:48 +0000 Mike Osborne 9294 at http://wmot.org