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Blues Dance Nashville: "This dance almost died"

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (GILBERT)  --  It’s midnight in Nashville. The traffic lights on Charlotte Avenue flash a lazy yellow. In the quiet, the back door of the Global Education Center opens and the unmistakable thump of blues music comes rolling out like smoke.

MTSU student robbed, pistol-whipped

Oct 19, 2016

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) --  A student a Middle Tennessee State was pistol whipped during a robbery late Monday night.

Joshua J. Pope, 18, says he and his roommates were approached by three men at around 10 p.m. The men said their truck had broken down and asked if they could charge their cell phones to call for help.

But once in Pope’s apartment one of the men pulled out a pistol and demanded their money and belongings. The gunmen struck Pope in the head at one point and he ended up in the ER.

The robbers made off with $4500 in cash and an IPhone.

Early voting is underway in Tennessee

Oct 19, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Early voting gets underway Wednesday in Tennessee and continues through November 3.

Check with your county election commission for local voting times and locations.

Absentee voting and voting by mail are options in some cases. Visit the Tennessee Secretary of State’s Office online for the details.

You can also find sample ballots online so you’ll know what to expect when you step into the voting booth.

Remember that you will need to present a federal or state photo ID to vote.

Sheriff Robert Arnold pleads the 5th in ouster suit

Oct 19, 2016

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Jailed Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold is refusing to participate in his own defense against a lawsuit seeking to oust him from office.

WSMV-TV reports that Arnold’s attorney, Thomas Dundon has filed a response to an ouster suit brought against the Sheriff by a group of county residents.

In court filings, Dundon says Arnold is invoking his Fifth Amendment right not to incriminate himself.

Dundon is asking the presiding judge to dismiss or delay the suit until a federal case against the Sheriff is resolved.