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Photos and story by Taylor Blanch / Contributing Writer Tennessee Congressional Candidate Mariah Phillips hosted a poster-making party, in which Murfreesboro residents gathered to create posters and signs for the March For Our Lives Nashville protest, Thursday at Walnut Grove Baptist Church in Murfreesboro. On February 14, Nikolas Cruz opened fire in Marjory Stoneman Douglas …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor Update: This article was updated Aug. 15 at 7:54 p.m. to correct Pastor Michael Jannett’s name.  In the wake of violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Va. that left three dead and dozens wounded, a group of activists stood outside the Rutherford County Courthouse holding candles on …

Photo Courtesy of Facebook / Mariah Phillips  Mariah Phillips, a Rutherford County Schools teacher and an MTSU alumna, announced her 2018 congressional run, which will challenge Congressman Scott DesJarlais, who currently serves as a representative for Tennessee’s fourth congressional district. Phillips earned her master’s degree from David Lipscomb University after earning her bachelor’s degree from MTSU. …