Station News & Events

3:47pm

Mon November 10, 2014
Station News & Events

More on President Obama's China Trip on The World

  

How two best friends first met when the Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago. More on that story in a minute.

First, though, we follow President Obama to China, where he is meeting with leaders from many Asian nations. But even as the President continues to try to "pivot to Asia," American corporations may not be following his lead. There's evidence that some are giving up on China as a place to do business.

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10:37am

Thu November 6, 2014
Station News & Events

Help the RCSO solve a cold case murder

Credit RCSO/TBI

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in identifying the victim of a mid-state murder that dates from 1978.

In August of that year a body was found near the boat ramp at the Poole Knob boat ramp in LaVergne. The body was that of a white male who had been shot several times. The remains had been wrapped in a blanket and set on fire.

The Sheriff’s Office recently partnered with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to produce a composite sketch and are hoping someone will recognize the victim’s face.

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8:46am

Mon November 3, 2014
Station News & Events

Visiting Lecturer Analyzes ‘War to End All Wars’ on MTSU On the Record

Dr. Michael S. Neiberg

The 100th anniversary of the start of World War I and the conflict’s continuing impact on 21st century geopolitics will be explored on the next edition of the “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Michael S. Neiberg will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and www.wmot.org).

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1:21pm

Wed October 29, 2014
Station News & Events

Whitney Dow Speaks to Q about "The Whiteness Project" on 10-29

Today's guest host is Piya Chattopadhyay. 

-- Filmmaker WHITNEY DOW speaks to Q about "The Whiteness Project," a controversial, multi-platform endeavour that asks white people to reflect on their own racial identity.

-- Journalist ALEXANDER HULS argues that the poignancy of death at the movies has died, and it’s partly due to the rising influence of comic books on Hollywood blockbusters such as “The Avengers: Age of Ultron.”

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12:59pm

Wed October 29, 2014
Station News & Events

Why Does a Country Need Its own Typeface--Find out on The World for 10-29

What does a typeface say about a country? They're about to find out in Sweden. More on that in a minute.

Today's edition of The World focuses heavily on immigration, both here in the United States and in Europe. We'll head first to Italy, which is on the front lines of the battle to stop illegal immigration from Africa into Europe. The European Union recently decided to send a message to would-be immigrants: we're not going to save you if your boat is sinking. It's a policy shift that's causing major debate in Europe.

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