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It's time to think about campus fire safety
It's time to think about campus fire safety

As part of Campus Fire Safety Month, the Tennessee Fire Chiefs Association, in cooperation with the Rutherford County Fire-Rescue, would like to remind parents and college students to make sure that both on and off-campus housing is fire-safe.

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ATF promotes fireworks safety
ATF promotes fireworks safety

Be safe, understand the dangers.

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Don't count on luck for a safe ride home
Don't count on luck for a safe ride home

Tow to Go will pick you up St. Patrick's Day weekend

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UPDATED: Snowy skies mean icy streets in Rutherford County
UPDATED: Snowy skies mean icy streets in Rutherford County

Rutherford County received its first snow of the year last week, closing schools Friday and Monday, MTSU Friday afternoon and creating hazardous, icy roadway conditions.

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City of Murfreesboro prepared to handle winter ice and snow
City of Murfreesboro prepared to handle winter ice and snow

Murfreesboro is stocked and ready to clear streets of ice and snow again this winter season.

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Vouchers, seatbelts on buses, and more
Vouchers, seatbelts on buses, and more

School boards and legislators cover it all at annual joint pow-wow.

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MTSU enhances security with active shooter guides, more cameras, call stations
MTSU enhances security with active shooter guides, more cameras, call stations

University unveils ongoing plans to upgrade technology.

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Attorney General Slatery issues opinion on traffic cams
Attorney General Slatery issues opinion on traffic cams

Opponents of Murfreesboro's red­light cameras say a state attorney general's opinion that a

private company can't review potential violations before they're submitted to police gives them

legal ammunition in their battle against unmanned monitoring systems.

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City Construction Projects for June 10 through July 16
City Construction Projects for June 10 through July 16

Bridge over Broad Street TDOT Project

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Dangerous pseudo-smokes or safe stress relief?
Dangerous pseudo-smokes or safe stress relief?

State raised concerns about e-cigs in jails last year.

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Preventing heat illness requires planning
Preventing heat illness requires planning

In case you haven't noticed, it's hot out there.

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MTSU girls' STEM event canceled
MTSU girls' STEM event canceled

An MTSU event bringing high school girls to campus to encourage studies in science, technology, engineering and math will have to wait a year until the university irons out supervision policies for minors, including required background checks.

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Child safety and fingerprinting event set this week
Child safety and fingerprinting event set this week

An event aimed at fingerprinting and documenting children for safety is taking place this week in Murfreesboro.

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MFRD to offer free car seat checks
MFRD to offer free car seat checks
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Class offered for inexperienced teen drivers

Teens who need experience driving may take the Rutherford County School Resource Officers’ 11-hour DRIVE class to build their skills, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.

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Be grill savvy and fire safe this summer
Be grill savvy and fire safe this summer

It is summer in Tennessee and that means it's grilling time for many residents. Although, outdoor cooking is a long-cherished tradition for most families, it also increases the possibility of fire-related incidents and injuries. Gas grills constitute a higher risk, having been involved in an annual average of 7,200 home fires in 2007-2011, while charcoal or other solid-fueled grills were involved in an annual average of 1,400 home fires.

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MPD partners with GHSO to increase seat belt usage in “SAFE Campaign”

The Murfreesboro Police Department is joining over 150 Tennessee police departments and the Governor’s Highway Safety Office in an effort to make Murfreesboro roads safer through a campaign designed to increase seat belt usage. The Seat belts Are For Everyone (SAFE) Campaign is designed to increase seat belt and child safety seat usage.

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Posted on: February 28, 2014 MFRD to Hold Child Safety Seat Inspection Station Wednesday, March 5

 

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department, in conjunction with Safe Kids, and with the assistance of Murfreesboro Police Department, Rutherford County EMS, and Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, will host a Child Safety Seat Inspection Station at Rutherford County S.O.R.T. office (585 Fortress Boulevard) on Wednesday, March 5 from 3:00-5:00 pm.

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Be safe swimming Memorial Day
Memorial Day is the traditional opening day of many public pools in Tennessee and the unofficial start of swimming season.
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LIVING WELL: Sandy highlights need for preparedness
The people who are experiencing losses and relocation related to the super storm Sandy had advance warning.
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Tips for keeping kids safe on Halloween
As children get ready to collect their Halloween treats, the American Red Cross has tips to make this a fun and safe Halloween.
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Sheriff’s Office to ramp up deputy training
Sheriff’s Office to ramp up deputy training
Officials partner with Nissan to promote child seat safety
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