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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 …

Story by Zoe Naylor / Contributing Writer Governor Bill Lee presented his proposed 2022-23 budget to the Tennessee General Assembly on Jan. 31. If approved by the General Assembly, the budget would prioritize “good jobs, great schools, and safe neighborhoods,” according to Lee’s website. Proposed in the budget are $1.1 billion in capital improvements funding for …

Story by Aubrey Salm / Contributing Writer The McMinn County Board of Education voted to remove the graphic novel “Maus” from its eighth-grade language arts curriculum after concerns over profanity, nudity and its depiction of violence. On Jan. 10, the McMinn County Board of Education voted unanimously to withhold a book from classes on the …