Thu July 12, 2012
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MTSU's CIM Gets Innovation Award

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  The Center for Innovation in Media (CIM) at Middle Tennessee State University is traveling in some illustrious company. 

CIM recently scored an honorable mention in the 2012 Associated Press Excellence in Journalism Awards.

This Year’s College Innovator of the year award went to the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for its collaboration with The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.

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Tue July 10, 2012
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4-H Livestock Competition Held on the MTSU Campus

Franklin resident Blake Bowman leads his 1,300-pound Black Angus steer, “Black Smoke,” into the show ring at MTSU’s Tennessee Livestock Center.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Hundreds of young people from more than 50 Tennessee counties are in the Mid-State this week to show their animals at the 4-H Junior Livestock Exposition.

The competition is being held at the Tennessee Livestock Center on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University through Thursday.

Houston Herbert is showing two steers and a heifer in the event.  Herbert attends Page High in Williamson County.  He says show day is the easiest part of the experience.

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Mon July 9, 2012
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Burriss on Media: Mobile Etiquette


MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS)  --  I remember some 20 years ago everyone was concerned about what was called “netiquette,” proper behavior on the Internet. There were dozens or hundreds of web sites with all sorts of lists of what was, and was not, acceptable Internet usage. Unfortunately, all sorts of new technologies have led to all sorts of new etiquette issues.

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Fri July 6, 2012
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MTSU Baseball Coach Peterson Retires

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Steve Peterson has retired after 25 seasons as head baseball coach at Middle Tennessee State University.

Peterson, who announced his retirement Thursday, compiled a 791-637-3 record with the Blue Raiders. His teams played in nine NCAA regional tourneys.

Jim McGuire, associate head coach, was named interim head coach.

Peterson also was head coach at Roane State Community College from 1979 to 1984.


Thu July 5, 2012
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MTSU's Dendy Takes His Shot

JACKSON, Tenn. (BEASLEY)  --  MTSU basketball stand out LaRon Dendy is headed to Las Vegas to take his shot at the big leagues. 

The 6'-9" star forward led the Blue Raiders in scoring, rebounding, and blocks during the 2011-12 season and was named the Sun Belt Basketball Player of the Year.

Dendy will get another chance to showcase his talents between July 13th through the 22nd after signing an NBAA summer-league contract with the Washington Wizards.

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