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Updated at 8:45 a.m. on May 3, 2019, for correction: The article originally stated that WMOT switched to Americana in December 2016. The switch was made in September 2016. With 100,000 watts of pure signal power and carrying the deep and expansive soul of Americana, WMOT Roots Radio, MTSU’s flagship public radio station, has been …

Photo courtesy of Tony Webster / Flickr  In February, a bill was introduced in the Tennessee House by State Rep. Tim Rudd, R-Rutherford County, that would allow private adoption and foster care agencies to deny service to anyone who would “violate the agency’s written religious or moral convictions.” The bill doesn’t explicitly say so, but …

The ever-growing singer-songwriter scene in Murfreesboro is rife with songwriters and musicians, college students performing at venues around town, campus events aiming to showcase the local talent and artists simply looking to catch a break in Nashville. While many of these songwriters are often found crooning love ballads and gently strumming their acoustic guitars, Belle …

Photo courtesy of Dana Smith Across the state of Tennessee, educators and activists are rallying behind increased compensation for some of higher education’s most unsung heroes: adjunct professors. Adjunct professors are not eligible for tenure, teach on limited-term contracts, generally receive no retirement or health benefits and, many say, far too little in terms of …

Photo and story by Gracie Martin / Studio M Murfreesboro is a town of traditions, loyalty and family, and nothing exemplifies that more than the home-cooking hotspot, City Café, located just off of the square on Main Street.  The diner, open for breakfast and lunch six days a week, is the oldest restaurant in Murfreesboro …

Story by Madeline Quinby / Studio M  History shows Murfreesboro and Rutherford County, Tennessee, are not strangers to hate crime. From when the Ku Klux Klan first came to Murfreesboro in 1868 to a planned White Lives Matter rally on the public square in 2017, themes of hate and prejudice plague the past. These biased …