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Featured photo courtesy of Jarod Carruthers / Flickr Photos and story by Staff A new report on the advancement of global warning was issued Monday by the United Nations. The report offers a more critical look at the consequences of climate change and how quickly it will affect the daily lives of the world’s citizens …

Photo courtesy of the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Last updated on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at 2:41 p.m. to include information regarding the capture of the fugitives Latest update: The two fugitives, Dewayne Halfacre and Jonathan Baxter, were captured near Smyrna by teams of multi-agency law enforcement officers on Thursday at approximately 11:20 a.m. Both …

Photo courtesy of Johnson City Press Livestream Gubernatorial candidates Karl Dean and Bill Lee discussed their platforms Tuesday night at the Eastman Employee Center in Kingsport, Tennessee. This debate marked the second of three total planned debates for the candidates running for governor of Tennessee. The debate lasted an hour. Republican Candidate Bill Lee is …

Photo by Megan Cole / Assistant News Editor Today is the last day to register to vote for the upcoming elections this November. Many Tennesseans across the state have already registered and will head to the polls to select their favorite candidates. As citizens gear up, students at MTSU have a last-minute opportunity on campus …

Photo by Samantha Hearn / MTSU Sidelines archive The MTSU Police Department recently released its 2018 Annual Security Report in accordance with the Clery Act that includes information regarding reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain non-campus buildings or properties owned or controlled by MTSU; and on public property within or immediately adjacent to …

Photo courtesy of Win McNamee / Getty Images By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro / Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The bitterly polarized U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday to join the Supreme Court, delivering an election-season triumph to President Donald Trump that could swing the court rightward for a generation after a …