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8:09am

Mon November 26, 2012
Sports

MTSU Linebacker Undergoes Surgery, Full Recovery Expected

MTSU's Craig Allen
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  -- A Middle Tennessee State Blue Raider’s linebacker is recovering at Vanderbilt Medical Center after suffering serious injury during Saturday's game against Troy.

MTSU says football standout Craig Allen underwent successful surgery on Sunday to remove a herniated disk from his neck and is expected to make a full recovery.

"We are just grateful that the injury was not any worse,” said Head Coach Rick Stockstill. “Our thoughts and prayers will be with him as he goes through the recovery process."

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7:54am

Mon November 26, 2012
Opinion

Burriss On Media: Privacy

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Supporters of government intrusion into private lives often like to say, “If you aren’t doing anything wrong, what does it matter?” Usually this question comes up in regard to the government finding out about criminal activities. But what about our private lives? Recent events are forcing us to ask, what happens when the government publicizes the private facts it has discovered about us?

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6:47am

Fri November 23, 2012
Sports

Raider Football Hosts Troy at Home Saturday

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Blue Raiders football returns home to play the Troy Trojans in hopes of staying alive in the Sun Belt championship race.

The MT men invite Troy to Floyd Stadium Saturday in pursuit of ending their six game losing streak to the Trojans.

Saturday will be Senior Day, as Middle Tennessee will honor 16 seniors before the kickoff.

The Blue Raiders currently have a three game winning streak and are still receiving votes in the USA Today Coaches Poll.

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7:35am

Thu November 22, 2012
Top Stories

900 More Tennesseans At Risk from Tainted Injections

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee health officials will start contacting hundreds of people who received steroid injections for back pain linked to a fungal meningitis outbreak to warn them about another infection.

Dr. David Reagan, chief medical officer for the Tennessee Department of Health, says the new round of calls will start next week to about 900 patients who have not developed fungal meningitis but who may be at risk for a localized infection or abscess near the injection site.

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7:23am

Thu November 22, 2012
Top Stories

Tennesseans Spend Thanksgiving Aiding Hurricane Survivors

Nashvillians David and Beckie Durham are spending their Thanksgiving providing aid to Hurricane Sandy Survivors along the New Jersey shore.
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Eight Middle Tennesseans are spending their Thanksgiving on the New Jersey coast providing aid to Super-Storm Sandy survivors.

David Durham has been in Atlantic City all week helping homeowners dispose of damaged furniture and tear out water-soaked drywall.

“You can still see the water line on the houses and the buildings. It came up to, in some places, well over three feet – sometimes four feet. So you can pretty much assume that there’s interior damage in all of the houses that you drive by.”

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