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11:23am

Wed November 2, 2011
Show Originated at Famed Bluebird Cafe in 1999

"Freedom Sings" Returns to Tennessee

          The multimedia experience Freedom Sings opens this afternoon at 2:20 in the Tucker Theater here on the Middle Tennessee State campus.

          Freedom Sings is a celebration of America’s protest music, banned and censored songs. The show debuted at the Bluebird Café in 1999 and now tours nationwide.

          Before the show, you can take a look at some of the original mediafeatured in the program courtesy of MTSU's Center for Popular Music. 

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10:45am

Mon October 31, 2011
MTSU Loses 45-20 to Louisiana

Blue Raiders Lose to Louisiana

Blue Raiders football had another disappointing weekend, losing to Louisiana 45-20 before a hometown crowd of 13,500.  Chip Walters provides this game recap:

Middle Tennessee never got on track either side of the ball.

The Blue Raiders inducted five new members into their athletic hall of fame earlier in the day but could not close the monumental occasion with a win at night. 

Logan Kilgore threw for 239 yards on 22-of-40 passes, including a high of seven to Malcolm Beyah for 86 yards and the lone touchdown toss.

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12:09pm

Fri October 28, 2011
Accussed of MTSU Student's Murder

Madden Murder Trial Set for January 31

(AP) Shanterrica Madden was not able to reach a plea agreement with prosecuters this morning.

Madden is charged with first degree murder in the death of her college roommate, MTSU Basketball standout Tina Stewart.

According to police, Stewart was stabbed to death during a fight the two had in their Murfreesboro apartment March 2nd.  Madden says she acted in self-defense.

Her attorney, Joe Brandon Jr., tells WMOT News he doesn’t think the prosecution can make a case for first degree murder, because they would have to prove pre-meditation.

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12:25pm

Mon October 24, 2011
Beats Florida Atlantic in Boca Raton

MTSU Wins on the Road

 Quarterback Logan Kilgore completed his first 19 passes Saturday to set a school  record and steer the Blue Raiders to a 38-14 road triumph at Florida Atlantic.  A strong first quarter lifts Blue Raiders to a road win and MT crosses 450 offensive yards for fourth-straight game.
 

12:49pm

Fri October 21, 2011
Prof. Says Assad Likely Next to Fall

Is the Arab Spring in America's Best Interest?

MTSU International Relations expert says Americans are likely to be disappointed by the eventual outcome of the Arab Spring.

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