Monthly Archives: December 2015

7 Year Old Dies in New Year’s Eve Crash

A 7-year-old twin boy died Thursday and his family was seriously injured in a three-car crash in Winchester, Tennessee. Police said it happened at 11:30 a.m. on Highway 41. A minivan with a mom, dad, and two 7-year-old twins inside … Continue reading

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North Pole Reaches 50 Degrees Above Average

A storm system that’s recently brought extreme weather across the country also caused temperatures to rise about 50 degrees Fahrenheit above normal in the North Pole today. The North Pole “unfroze” today, experiencing a temperature high of upwards 40 degrees … Continue reading

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Former Magistrate Judge Files $500,000 Lawsuit

A former magistrate judge has filed a $500,000 lawsuit against Hamilton County and key members of Juvenile Court, claiming two high-ranking coworkers discriminated against her because she is gay. The lawsuit alleges that, on a number of occasions, Judge Rob … Continue reading

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Program to Stop Providing Meals to Tennessee Prisons

A recently criticized inmate rehabilitation organization is planning to stop providing meals to Tennessee prisons. The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/1I40C0U ) reports that Tennessee Rehabilitative Initiative in Correction CEO Patricia Weiland has announced that the organization will be eliminating the multimillion-dollar program … Continue reading

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City May Preserve Historic Downtown Church

Franklin Synergy Bank is entertaining “several offers” for its downtown Murfreesboro property, including one from the city of Murfreesboro, an official with the bank said. “We have several offers, and we think one of those will become a buyer, but … Continue reading

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Audit Shows Backlog in Open Records Office

An audit released Wednesday has found a state office that’s supposed to help people who are trying to access public records is lagging behind in responding to requests. The Office of the Comptroller, which houses the Office of Open Records … Continue reading

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New Gun Regulations Coming to Tennessee

(THE TENNESSEAN) Tennessee lawmakers are not known for creating gun restrictions: Earlier this year they discussed a slew of measures that ranged from making a sniper rifle the official gun of Tennessee to legalizing targets that explode when shot. But a new bill would make … Continue reading

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