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8:36am

Fri December 7, 2012
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Price War Driving Low Fuel Prices in Murfreesboro

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Murfreesboro is the place to be if your gas gauge is pushing into the red.

According to Gasbuddy.com regular unleaded was selling at a number of stations around town Friday morning at $2.96.

A few stations in Nashville and Lebanon are selling regular for $2.99. A gallon of gas is selling today for $3.15 in Franklin, $3.13 in Manchester, $3.09 in Dickson and $3.08 in Clarksville.

The Murfreesboro prices are now 19 cents below the state average and 41 cents below the national average.

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12:14pm

Thu December 6, 2012
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New Meningitis Warnings from State Department of Health

Credit cdc.gov

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee health officials are once again alerting patients who received tainted steroid injections after finding that some have abscesses at the injection site that could lead to fungal meningitis.

Tennessee Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner announced Tuesday that since Thanksgiving officials have identified 22 new cases of these localized infections and one case of meningitis without an abscess. Two patients with the injection site infections also showed early signs of meningitis.

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11:44am

Thu December 6, 2012
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Tennessee's Violent Crime Victims Remembered

Gov. Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam
Credit State of Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WNOT) —Gov. Bill Haslam and first lady Crissy Haslam are hosting the 10th annual "Tennessee Season to Remember" this evening, commemorating victims who lost their lives to violent crime. The ceremony begins tonight at 5:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in downtown Nashville. <?xml:namespace prefix = o />

Friends and families of victims are invited to attend and hang ornaments in memory of their loved ones on memorial wreaths. After the ceremony, the wreaths will be displayed at the Tennessee Tower.

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1:16pm

Wed December 5, 2012
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Gallatin Event "One-Stop" Shopping for Tennessee Veterans

Sen. Corker delivers remarks at the Hardeman County Veterans Day Ceremony in Middleton on November 11, 2011.
Credit Senator Corker

GALLATIN, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — Tennessee Senator Bob Corker is sponsoring an event Friday in Gallatin designed to connect military veterans and their family with needed services.

"Rally Point" will be one-stop shopping for Tennessee vets hoping to access services like VA claims assistance, vocational rehabilitation, education, employment help, mental health services, and home and business loans.

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12:55pm

Wed December 5, 2012
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Tennessee Exports Have Mid-State Economist Worried

Tennessee based Nissan North America is set to begin production of its all-electric Nissan LEAF at its Smyrna plant in 2013.
Credit nissanusa.com

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Tennessee’s export sector has a mid-state economist worried, in spite of solid growth in recent quarters.

Middle Tennessee State University’s Dr. Steven Livingston specializes in the study of international trade. He says Tennessee exports are growing by a healthy seven or eight percent per quarter, but he also says that growth is increasingly dependent on a shrinking number of products headed to a shrinking number of countries.

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