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Vaccination rates tick upward in states with surging Covid cases - NBC News

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Appeals court blocks CDC restrictions on cruises in win for Florida - CNBC

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Family says conservative radio host has changed his tune on vaccines after he was hospitalized with Covid-19 - CNN

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Biden to campaign for McAuliffe, who received $650K from teachers' unions promoting critical race theory - Fox News

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US carries out several airstrikes on Taliban in Afghanistan - The Washington Post

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Search for bodies at site of Florida condo collapse officially concludes with one still missing - USA TODAY

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Kay Ivey challenger Stacy George says governor should not ‘belittle’ unvaccinated people - AL.com

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Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro is a city in and the county seat of Rutherford County, Tennessee.[7] The population was 108,755 according to the 2010 census, up from 68,816 residents certified in 2000. In 2015, census estimates showed a population of 126,118.[5]The city is the center of population of Tennessee[8] and is part of the Nashville metropolitan area, which includes thirteen counties and a population of 1,757,912 (2013). It is Tennessee’s fastest growing major city and one of the fastest growing cities in the country.[9] Murfreesboro is also home to Middle Tennessee State University, the largest undergraduate university in the state of Tennessee, with 22,729 total students as of fall 2014.[10]

In 2006, Murfreesboro was ranked by Money as the 84th best place to live in the United States, out of 745 cities with a population over 50,000.[11][12]

In 1811, the Tennessee State Legislature established a county seat for Rutherford County. The town was first named “Cannonsburgh” in honor of Newton Cannon, then Rutherford County’s member of the state legislature, but it was soon renamed “Murfreesboro” for Revolutionary War hero Colonel Hardy Murfree.[13] Author Mary Noailles Murfree was his great-granddaughter.

As Tennessee settlement expanded to the west, the location of the state capital in Knoxville became inconvenient for most newcomers. In 1818, Murfreesboro was designated as the capital of Tennessee. Eight years later, however, it was itself replaced by Nashville.[14]