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12:47pm

Wed March 4, 2015
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Drop in temperatures, snow, sleet forecast in Tennessee

Credit weather.gov

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — National Weather Service forecasters are issuing storm warnings ahead of an expected drop in temperatures accompanied by snow and ice in Tennessee.

Here in Middle Tennessee, a winter storm warning goes in effect at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening in areas around and north of Interstate 40, including Nashville and Crossville. Meteorologist Brittney Whitehead in the Nashville Office tells us what to expect.

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10:19am

Tue March 3, 2015
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Name of Murf. man who died after being struck by a dump truck released

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  (WMOT)  Police have now released the name of the man who died yesterday following multi-car pileup on Memorial Blvd that tied traffic up traffic in North Murfreesboro for hours yesterday.

Police say 71-year-old Shelly St. resident William Hall was taken from the crash scene to St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital by EMS and pronounced dead soon after arriving in the ER.

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6:38pm

Sun March 1, 2015
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UT releases 4 years' worth of sex assault data

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee has released statistics showing the number of student sex assaults more than doubled in four years.

The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1DWZW8t ) reports the university released its data last week to all students, faculty and staff. UT spokeswoman Karen Simsen said school officials hope the move will increase awareness of reporting options, policies and resources that are offered.

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6:33pm

Sun March 1, 2015
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Murfreesboro man charged with killing 86-year-old neighbor

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities have charged a Murfreesboro man with murdering his 86-year-old neighbor.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that 60-year-old William Russell Brace was arrested Sunday morning and charged with first-degree murder for the death of Lois Jean Espy, whose body was discovered last week on a local road in Bedford County.

During the course of the investigation, the TBI got information that led to Brace as the person responsible for Espy's death in her Murfreesboro apartment, and the individual who moved her body.

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8:09am

Fri February 27, 2015
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UT Board of Trustees endorses plan for big changes at school

Credit Tennessee.edu

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Faced with a projected $377 million funding gap over 10 years, the University of Tennessee has put together a plan that could mean some tough choices ahead for the school and its students.

On Thursday, the UT Board of Trustees endorsed a plan presented by President Joe DiPietro that would increase revenue but could mean big changes ahead.

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