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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...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

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...

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.