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Mobile Meth Lab Found On School Playground

Posted 12.25.2012 | Education

A group of first-graders at Mitchell-Neilson Primary School in Murfreesboro, Tenn. had their recess cut short this week when their teacher found remna...

FINALLY: Opening Day For Tennessee Mosque

AP | TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 08.11.2012 | Religion

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Muslims in the Tennessee city of Murfreesboro said Friday they hope the opening of their new mosque after more than two years o...

Drunk Duo Goes On McRampage At McDonald's Because Of Burger Toppings: Cops

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.18.2012 | Weird News

Two allegedly drunk diners were arrested after they threw bricks into McDonald's windows because their cheeseburgers lacked a sufficient amount of oni...

A Tale Of One Mosque And Two News Stories

Nancy Fuchs Kreimer | Posted 12.10.2011 | Religion
Nancy Fuchs Kreimer

This is the tale of one city, one Islamic Center and two news stories. One story put the town on the map. The second story garnered almost no national attention.

Janell Ross

Murfreesboro Mosque Controversy Sparks Islamophobia, Threats And Vandalism | Janell Ross | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion

By some accounts, Anthony Mijares is a bit player in the story of Murfreesboro, Tenn., a small city 40 minutes south of Nashville. In Murfreesboro, a ...

Herman Cain: Americans Have The Right To Ban Mosques In Their Communities

Posted 09.16.2011 | Politics

Herman Cain said Sunday that Americans should be able to ban Muslims from building mosques in their communities. "Our Constitution guarantees the s...

CNN Special: "Unwelcome: The Muslims Next Door"

George Alexander | Posted 05.28.2011 | Media
George Alexander

Provocative, engaging, and at times disturbing, the special is the kind of necessary television that continues to challenge us to examine who and what we are as a country.

Shooting Reported On Tennessee Campus

AP | SHEILA BURKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A 20-year-old student pulled out a revolver and shot another man in the thumb during an argument on the campus of Middle T...

Tenn. Judge Refuses To Block Mosque Construction

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) A Tennessee judge on Wednesday (Nov. 17) declined to halt the construction of a mosque in Murfreesboro in...

Feds Tell Tenn. Officials To Protect Muslims' Building Rights

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Whitney Jones Religions News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Islam is a valid religion that is entitled to constitutional protection, said a U.S. attor...

Feds Offer Reward For Information On Tennessee Mosque Site Arson

AP | TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Federal investigators said Friday that a suspicious fire that damaged construction equipment at the site of a future mosqu...

Cops: Tennessee Mosque Site Fire Was Arson

AP | LUCAS L. JOHNSON II and TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A suspicious fire that damaged construction equipment at the site of a future mosque in Tennessee has some local Muslims w...

Tennessee GOP Governor Candidate: Islam May Not Be A Religion

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a campaign event in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Lieutenant Governor and gubernatorial candidate Ron Ramsey (R) said that freedom of speech, guaranteed ...

Ground Zero Mosque: A Muslim's Perspective

Harris Zafar | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Harris Zafar

Muslim groups sponsoring each mosque construction project to reach out to its neighbors and understand their concerns so that any erroneous fears can be addressed with peace and respect.

Our Constitution, Undivided

Ben Leming | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Leming

I ask all those who march against an Islamic Center in Tennessee to reconsider their views. Not only is intolerance antithetical to American values, it can actually harm our cause.

HIV-POSITIVE: Virginia Clinics May Have Infected Patients

AP | BILL POOVEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Three patients exposed to contaminated medical equipment at Veterans Affairs hospitals have tested positive for HIV, the ag...

Tornado kills 2, injures 41 in central Tenn.

AP | JUANITA COUSINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A tornado killed a woman and her 9-week-old infant and also injured dozens Friday in central Tennessee as a line of storms...