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Story by Eric Tucker, Michael Balsamo, Chad Day and Julie Pace / Associated Press The Justice Department said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election. Mueller also investigated whether Trump obstructed justice but did not …

Photos and story by Tina Higgins / Contributing Writer The sixth annual MTSU Relay for Life event commenced on Friday at the MTSU Campus Recreation Center. Relay for Life is a cancer walk used to show support and raise money for those who have been affected by cancer. All of the funds raised by the …

Photo courtesy of Youtube MTSU Signature Events has announced that the American rock band Young the Giant with Phoebe Ryan will be the headline act for the highly anticipated 2019 Spring Concert. The announcement came Thursday afternoon as students gathered to enjoy free snacks, waited for the reveal and theorized on who would be announced. …

Photo and Story by Emily Blalock / Contributing Writer  As part of National Women’s History Month, students and community members attended a screening of “RBG,” a documentary about the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, on Monday night in the Student Union Ballroom. There was a screening at 2 p.m., as well as …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines A bill that would establish polling places on institutions of higher education in Tennessee has been introduced in the General Assembly, with multiple MTSU representatives playing key roles in the formation of the proposal. London Lamar, the youngest female representative in Tennessee, has introduced HB0554, which would require …

Photos and Story by Amber Cetinel / Contributing Writer  Visitors and vendors gathered at MTSU’s Livestock Center for the Heart of Tennessee Aviculture Society Exotic Bird and Pet Expo Saturday and Sunday. The semi-annual event, hosted by the Heart of Tennessee Aviculture Society, featured exotic birds and other animals for sale from both in-state and …