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12:38pm

Mon July 29, 2013
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Search Continues for Tenn. Hiker Missing in Maine

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (AP) — About 30 searchers are heading back out to look for a Tennessee woman who disappeared from the Appalachian Trail in Maine.

Wardens say 66-year-old Geraldine Largay of Brentwood was supposed to meet her husband a week ago in Maine but never showed up.

Monday's search area encompasses about 80 square miles. Crews include Maine game wardens, local search and rescue teams, U.S. Border Patrol and the Maine Forest Service.

With a chance of thunderstorms, authorities say it’s unlikely aircraft will be used.

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11:00am

Fri July 26, 2013
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August to be Drier after an Unusually Wet July

Credit weather.gov

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — If you thought you were spending way too much time with your umbrella in July, you were right.

The National Weather Service says most of Tennessee's major cities received higher than normal rain amounts during the month.

Chattanooga is nearly four inches ahead in rainfall so far in July, recording 7.7 inches so far — more than twice as much as average.

Nashville has received 6 inches, which is also more than twice the usual amount.

In Knoxville they’ve received two and a half inches more than rain than usual.

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9:47am

Fri July 26, 2013
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Conference Staying on Top of Recording Industry Changes

Credit mtsunews.com/audio-conference-2013

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Sound professionals from all over the world are here in Middle Tennessee this week for a conference of the Audio Engineering Society.

The conference is the first by the society to focus exclusively on audio education. The Department of Recording Industry at Middle Tennessee State is hosting the gathering.

Event co-chair Bill Crabtree says the conference has attracted sound professionals from across the U.S. and beyond.

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10:09am

Thu July 25, 2013
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Humane Society: First Ever Walking Horse Show Sponsorship

Credit twhbea.com

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  An unlikely partner is sponsoring a Tennessee walking horse show that opens in Middle Tennessee Thursday.

The Humane Society of the United States has signed on as a corporate sponsor for the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association “World Versatility Championship” being held through Sunday at Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro.

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12:25pm

Wed July 24, 2013
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Protesters Say Concerns Rebuffed by Metro Nashville

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  -- Protesters tacked a list of problems faced by Nashville’s low-income families to the door of City Hall Tuesday evening.

The Tennessean says about 50 protesters gathered on the steps of the city building at the end of a four day, 22 mile march across Nashville.  Entitled “The Pilgrimage for Jobs, Equity and Fairness,” organizers say the march was intended to draw Metro’s attention to issues plaguing the city’s poorest neighborhoods.

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