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Story by Joshua McCreery // Contributor Salvation Army is once again going to provide meals for those who cannot have a nice turkey dinner this Thanksgiving. With local volunteers to give assistance in dispensing food and preparing the set up, anyone who needs a meal for the holidays is welcome to come. Director of development …

Story by Devin Ross // Contributing Writer Photo by Meagan White // Editor-in-Chief  Demonstrators gathered on Middle Tennessee State University’s campus Monday afternoon in support of changing the name of Forrest Hall. Forrest Hall, a campus building named after the Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, has been protested by MTSU students, faculty and alumni since this …

story and photo by Alandria Barker // Contributor For the Thanksgiving holiday, most people are gearing up to volunteer at a local food bank giving meals to the less fortunate or maybe hosting canned food drives to donate to their favorite charities. One of MTSU’s newest organization’s, Ladies for a Change, has developed a unique way …

Tennessee state representative and chairman of the House GOP Caucus Glen Casada made a statement Tuesday regarding Syrian refugess in the state. “We need to activate the Tennessee National Guard and stop them from coming in to the state by whatever means we can,” Casada told The Tennessean. His plan also entails gathering refugees currently in the state and …

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The Tennessean//Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A top Republican in the Tennessee Legislature wants the National Guard to round up Syrian refugees who have settled in the state and stop any others who might enter. House Republican Caucus Chairman Glen Casada of Franklin tells The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/1HXp3HJ ) that he wants the refugees taken to …

Middle Tennessee State University business senior Clinton Knox III was arrested Monday on one count of rape, one of aggravated rape, one of aggravated robbery and two counts of impersonating an officer. The Murfreesboro Police Department arrested Knox on multiple warrants, from an incident taking place in late April, after an anonymous call that disclosed …