Fri February 8, 2013
Top Stories

Scrap Stolen from Rutherford County Landfill

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  You’ve no doubt heard that old saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s”…stolen property.

The Tennessee Bureau of investigation says it’s arrested three men in connection with a scheme to steal scrap metal from the Rutherford County Landfill.

The TBI says 43-year-old Joey Black, of Lascassas, 39-year-old Clint Michael Polesec, of Murfreesboro and 45-year-old Michael Wayne Harris, of Christiana have been arrested for theft over $1000 and conspiracy to commit theft.

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Fri February 8, 2013
Shots - Health News

Stressed Out Americans Want Help, But Many Don't Get It

Life as a millennial may not be as mellow as it looks.

Nobody doubts that stress can contribute to health problems, from depression to anxiety to heart attacks.

But you could be forgiven for thinking that folks who take care of other people for a living don't seem to have fully absorbed the message.

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Fri February 8, 2013
The Two-Way

Is Nemo A No-Go Name For You?

Watch out: Nemo's coming.
Eric Charbonneau PR Newswire

The blizzard that's barreling toward the Northeast and New England has been dubbed Nemo by the folks at The Weather Channel, who as we've reported before are taking it upon themselves to name winter storms.

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Fri February 8, 2013
Around the Nation

In St. Louis, Trivia Is No Trivial Pursuit

Originally published on Fri February 8, 2013 1:10 pm

Not everyone dresses up for trivia night, but since her table at St. Rita was named for the Minnesota Vikings, Laura Mueller couldn't resist.
Alan Greenblatt NPR

There was barely room to walk from one end of the social hall to the other last Saturday night at St. Rita Catholic Church in Vinita Park, Mo.

The occasion wasn't a wedding, a christening or even a bingo game. It was trivia.

You can participate in trivia contests on slow nights in bars in practically any city across the country. But in the St. Louis area, trivia has evolved into a major source of revenue for nonprofit organizations.

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Fri February 8, 2013
The Two-Way

Bush Family's Emails Hacked; Probe Under Way

Former presidents George H.W. Bush (left) and George W. Bush at a 2010 World Series game in Arlington, Texas.
Matt Slocum/Pool Getty Images

A Smoking Gun report about the hacking of several email accounts belonging to members of presidents George W. and George H.W. Bush's family and some family friends has prompted a criminal investigation.

The Houston Chronicle says that Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath confirmed an investigation is under way, but declined further comment.

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Fri February 8, 2013
Station News & Events

MTSU On the Record Fosters Filmmaking in Florence, Italy

Students interested in becoming the next Sergio Leone or Federico Fellini will have a special interest in the next “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

Host Gina Logue’s interview with Professor Tom Neff of the Department of Electronic Media Communication will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and wmot.org).

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Fri February 8, 2013
The Two-Way

50 Million People In Path Of Potentially Historic Blizzard

Originally published on Fri February 8, 2013 5:40 pm

Trying to stay warm, a woman in New York City hung on to her hood Friday.
Justin Lane EPA /LANDOV

(We'll be updating this post; most recently at 6:30 p.m. ET.)

Add up the populations in areas that the National Weather Service is warning will get at least 1 to 2 feet of snow starting Friday afternoon and you quickly see just how serious the situation will be.

About 50 million people are in the potentially historic storm's path.

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Fri February 8, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Should Ayn Rand Be Required Reading?

Originally published on Fri February 8, 2013 2:37 pm

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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Fri February 8, 2013
The Two-Way

Massive Manhunt Continues In Southern California

Originally published on Fri February 8, 2013 5:32 pm

In Big Bear Lake, Calif., officers searched Thursday for suspect Christopher Jordan Dorner.
Bret Hartman EPA /LANDOV

(We'll be updating this post throughout the day; most recently at 12:30 p.m. ET.)

Police in Southern California were still searching Friday for former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Jordan Dorner, who they say is the lone suspect in a series of shootings over the past week that have left three people — including a cop — dead. It's feared he is intent on killing more police officers in revenge for his firing from the L.A. police force four years ago.

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