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FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville-area school district's "Be Nice" anti-bullying campaign could be about to spread all the way to state license plates.

The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/1RpIn3A ) reports that Tennessee license plates emblazoned with the Williamson County school district's "Be Nice" logo are being offered as part of an online presale for $36.05.

Twelve dollars of each purchase will go to a Williamson County public school of the buyer's choice, with the funds to be used to promote the anti-bullying campaign.

Tennessee's newest prison halts admissions after problems

May 25, 2016
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's newest prison has had to halt new admissions after just four months of full operation.

A memorandum from a state prison official about the privately run Trousdale Turner Correctional Facility says guards there do not have control of the housing units, aren't counting inmates correctly, and are sending them to solitary confinement for no documented reason.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  The Tennessee Board of Regents will consider a possible name change for a mid-state university building honoring a controversial Confederate General during a meeting scheduled for late June.

Forrest Hall at Middle Tennessee State University is named for General Nathan Bedford Forrest. Forrest was a slave holder and founding member of the KKK.

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  A new Census Bureau report lists Murfreesboro as one of the fastest growing small cities in America, but a local builder says rapid growth also means significant problems.

Chris Jensen is President of the Rutherford County Home Builder’s Association. He says the area’s builders are happy with the work strong growth brings, especially after struggling through years of economic downturn.

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Brentwood home owners will likely pay about the same amount of property tax next year, even though city leaders plan to significantly reduce the annual tax rate.

The Tennessean reports the Brentwood City Commission on Monday approved on first reading an eight cent reduction in property tax rates for the 2016-17 fiscal year.

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