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Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer The last couple of years has not been a special time of heightened racial division, contrary to what most media outlets will say. Men and women are killed in the streets. American citizens, divided only by the color of their skin, demonize one another. Authorities rewrite history for …

Story by Destiny Mizell / Contributing Writer Earlier this month, Murfreesboro Police Department welcomed their first-ever mental health co-responder due to a partnership between Volunteer Behavioral Health Murfreesboro and the department. Feb. 9 was Heather Noulis’ first day. Noulis is an employee at Volunteer Behavior Health Murfreesboro but works with Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) at …

Story by Destiny Mizell / Contributing Writer With a budget of $62 million dollars and three years to do it, Middle Tennessee State University plans to shift all student flight operations from the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport to the Shelbyville Municipal Airport.  It is no secret that in most cases, anyone could walk into an MTSU …

Story by Matthew Giffin / Contributing Writer Russian missiles and airstrikes bombarded Ukraine and its capital city this morning, leaving dozens dead and at least some Ukrainian military buildings in ruin. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s forces claim to have entirely destroyed Ukraine’s air defenses hours after Putin announced a “special military operation” in Ukraine. Many …

Story by Britton Barnette / Contributing Writer Healthcare disparity continues to be a problem in the African American community. As a result, these issues were discussed by a panel of medical experts on Monday night as part of Middle Tennessee State University’s Black History Month celebration.   “If you look at life expectancy for race,” said …

Story by Maddy Williams / Contributing Writer Flooding in Tennessee continues to worsen because of climate change’s ever-present hold on the environment. As tornado season approaches, flooding will likely increase, so Tennessee residents must be mindful of potential flood damage and ways to stay safe. Humphrey County saw extensive flood damage last fall. The 17 …