House eliminates emissions testing

Sam Stockard, The Murfreesboro Post, April 24, 2018 Tennessee lawmakers took a step toward eliminating emissions tests for motor vehicles with the state House voting 96-0 to let counties such as Rutherford end the decades-old requirement put in place to cut air pollution. But the legislation also contains an amendment…

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State Lawmakers Name Bridge after Captain Kuss

WGNS Radio, November 8, 2017 Members of the Rutherford County Legislative Delegation — including State Representative Mike Sparks (R-Smyrna), State Representative Dawn White (R-Murfreesboro), and State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) — announced that they will memorialize fallen Blue Angels Captain Jeff Kuss with a proclamation and bridge dedication on Saturday,…

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CHILD ABUSE – Impressionable Young Minds!

April 17, 2018, WGNS Radio, Murfreesboro, TN The public is encouraged to see a video about the impact of child abuse on impressionable young minds. It will be shown at 6:30 this Thusday night at MTSU’s Ned McWherter Learning Resource Center. When it comes to the impact of child abuse…

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Bill that would have allowed MTSU to sell alcohol on campus FAILS

WGNS Radio, March 29, 2018 A bill in the state legislature that would have allowed for MTSU to sell alcohol on their campus during sporting events or other social gatherings has failed. State Representative Mike Sparks stated… http://bw-2e2c4bf7ceaa4712a72dd5ee136dc9a8-bwcore.s3.amazonaws.com/photos/billfails1.mp3 The bill was put forth by State Representative Pat Marsh. Meanwhile, Representative…

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Rutherford County Delegation, Department of Education Announce Critical Growth Funds

WGNS Radio, March 5, 2018 State Representative Tim Rudd (R-Murfreesboro), State Representative Mike Sparks (R-Smyrna), State Representative Bryan Terry (R-Murfreesboro), State Representative Dawn White (R-Murfreesboro), and the Tennessee Department of Education today announced that Rutherford County Schools and Murfreesboro City Schools have both received district growth funding to support education…

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