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12:22pm

Thu July 24, 2014
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Police: Caller Imitating Officers, Seeks Money

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Clarksville say someone is impersonating offices and attempting to collect hundreds of dollars for fake traffic camera tickets.

Sgt. Charles Gill told The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/WISOeq ) the man tells victims that they have received a Redflex ticket and a judge with Montgomery County General Sessions Court has suspended their driver's license and issued a bench warrant for their arrest.

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6:04am

Thu July 24, 2014
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140 Chinese Students will Study at MTSU

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — A partnership agreement signed last year between Middle Tennessee State University and Guangxi (gwahng-SHEE') University in southern China is bearing fruit.

According to MTSU, school President Sidney McPhee was in China on Wednesday to meet with Guangxi administrators when he learned that 140 Chinese students will be coming to the Murfreesboro campus.

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12:31pm

Wed July 23, 2014
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Murf. Parking Lot Confrontation Results in Aggravated Assault Arrest

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Murfreesboro Police are reporting an arrest in a parking lot confrontation that could have turned deadly.

Police say they were called to the Rutherford Blvd. Walmart Tuesday evening. Murfreesboro resident Jason Hill told officers a woman he exchanged words with threatened him with a gun.

The police incident report states that Hill yelled at a driver to slow down. Hill said the woman was speeding in the parking lot and had narrowly missed striking his son.

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12:27pm

Wed July 23, 2014
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Walking Horse Group Forms Advisory Panel

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration has formed a veterinary advisory committee.

The three-member panel will be composed of veterinary doctors Jerry H. Johnson, Dallas O. Goble and Phillip D. Hammock.

Johnson will chair the committee and said its primary mission is to protect the horses and set a gold standard that he hopes will be utilized by the industry.

The panel will be in charge of rules and regulations pertaining to the safety and well-being of the horses that are too often abused by their owners or trainers.

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12:26pm

Wed July 23, 2014
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Police: Cross Burned at Church in Tennessee

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Clarksville are investigating who burned a cross in front of a church and why.

Sgt. Charles Gill told The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/1mDrMu3 ) the case is classified as a hate crime because it met all the criteria for reporting hate crimes to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations and the FBI. Gill says investigators have no leads initially.

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