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10:49am

Thu March 20, 2014
Business

IRS to 16,000 Tennesseans: Claim Your Refund....Please!

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service says more than 16,000 Tennesseans who didn't file their tax returns in 2010 are due refunds totaling more than $12.8 million.

The IRS says those who are owed refunds have a deadline of April 15 to file their 2010 tax return in order to collect the money.

There is no penalty for filing late for a refund. However, in order to get the money, taxpayers have three years to file a return to claim a refund.

Nationwide, more than 900,000 people who did not file a tax return in 2010 are due almost $760 million in refunds.

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9:32am

Wed March 19, 2014
Business

New MTSU-developed Smartphone App Gives Officers a Crime-Scene Checklist

Case app screens

The first moments at a crime scene can be critical to saving lives and ensuring justice, and now, thanks to an MTSU-led effort, a key to preserving the initial scene can be held in an officer's hand. 

MTSU's Forensic Institute for Research and Education, known as FIRE, worked with seasoned investigators across the country to find a system to guide first-responding law enforcement officers through an often chaotic and confusing situation.

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8:28am

Mon March 17, 2014
Business

Nearly 200 MTSU Students Seek Careers, Internships at Fair

2014 Agriculture Career Fair

MTSU School of Agribusiness and Agriscience students, especially upperclassmen, gained a greater insight into the job market with the recent sixth annual Ag Career Fair.

The event, held in the Tennessee Livestock Center, drew nearly 200 MTSU students and 11 companies and organizations.

To view video from the event, visit 

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8:23am

Mon March 17, 2014
Business

Taco Bell Foundation Supports College Tour for 42 Middle Tennessee Boys & Girls Clubs Teens

Forty-two Middle Tennessee Boys & Girls Clubs teenagers will have the chance to tour universities in Greater Washington DC and surrounding areas.  This tour will give them a glimpse into college live and assist them in preparing for their post-secondary education plans.  Teens will tour the University of Virginia (UVA), Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Virginia State University (VSU), John Hopkins Medical School, Howard University and Georgetown University (GU).  Students will also sightsee and tour monuments in our nation’s capital.  Taco Bell not only funds the entire tour

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7:52am

Mon March 17, 2014
Business

MTSU’s BRAVO Student Organization Earns National Chapter of Month Honor

BRAVO Veterans' Job Fair

— Increasing from five to 300 members in 2013 alone, the MTSU student organization known as BRAVO has experienced tremendous growth.

The progression was acknowledged recently when the Student Veterans of America national organization selected BRAVO — Blue Raider American Veteran Organization — as Chapter of the Month for March.

Student Veterans of America, or SVA, a coalition of student veterans groups on more than 950 college campuses worldwide, announced the honor March 7.

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