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Photos and story by Megan Cole / Contributing Writer Protesters gathered at the Tennessee State Capitol before the first General Assembly meetings of the new year to bring attention to the state of health care in Tennessee Tuesday morning. The “Bring It Home: Dollars. Jobs. Health care!” campaign, created by the Tennessee Justice Center, a …

Photo by Alexis Marshall / MTSU Sidelines  The long-awaited “Bridge Over Broad” opened this weekend after years of construction and traffic conundrums. The bridge connects Memorial Boulevard to Old Fort Parkway over a section of Northwest Broad Street. TDOT originally scheduled construction, which began in January of 2014, to be completed by May 2016. The …

Photo by Shade Narramore / MTSU Sidelines Story by KeWana McCallum / Contributing Writer The MTSU Beta Psi Chapter of the Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity teamed up with End Slavery Tennessee, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing resources for trafficking victims, on Wednesday at the Cason-Kennedy Nursing Building to spread awareness of human …

Photo courtesy of ABC News Story by Anthony Merriweather / Contributing Writer A recent Middle Tennessee State University poll displayed a significant drop in U.S. Sen. Bob Corker’s approval rating, following the senator’s heated Twitter exchanges with President Donald Trump. The results of the poll were gathered from 600 registered Tennessee voters from Oct. 16 to …

Photos and story by Emma Benjamin / Contributing Writer Murfreesboro Loves, a group that was founded just over two weeks ago, organized marches and counter-protests across Murfreesboro in reaction to the white nationalist rallies being held in Shelbyville and Murfreesboro on Saturday. The group gathered at Barfield Crescent Park, and then marches were held in different …

Photo by Brinley Hineman / MTSU Sidelines Story by Steve Barnum / Reporter, Anthony Merriweather / Reporter and Brinley Hineman / Editor-in-Chief Hundreds gathered in Shelbyville, Tenn. on Saturday to counter-protest a white nationalist rally that hosted groups such as League of the South and Vanguard. The “White Lives Matter” demonstrators were scheduled to host …