Murfreesboro, TN – Dr. Steven Livingston, a researcher with the MTSU Business and Economic Research Center, says Tennessee's small immigrant population indicates that the state is not "very globalized."
Clarksville, Tenn. – Ft. Campbell begins three days of crisis drills, including scenarios involving "single-shooter" attacks like the 2009 incident at Ft. Hood in Texas that killed 13 and left more than 30 wounded.
Nashville, TN – Capital Records recording artist Eric Paslay will join Alan Jackson onstage during the Capital Street Party in downtown Nashville. Paslay is an MTSU alum and students from the university will be producing the show.
Nashville, TN – One of Middle Tennessee's largest companies is accused of operating a prison so violent it was dubbed "Gladiator School." In the federal lawsuit settlement, Corrections Corporation of America agrees to make changes without admitting errors.
Shelbyville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition is accusing Bedford County law enforcement of racial profiling. Shelbyville Times-Gazette reporter Brian Mosely fills WMOT in on the details.
Murfreesboro, TN – Constitution week at MTSU wraps up tomorrow with a discussion between father and son journalists; John Seigenthaler, founder of the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt, and John Seigenthaler, Jr., a former television newsman well-known to both local and national viewers.
Chattanooga, Tenn. – Amazon is pushing to get new facilities in Bradley and Hamilton counties up and running in time for the holiday rush. Bradley County officials say the new jobs could lower the area's unemployment rate by 10 percent.