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Judge's Ruling Halts Construction Of Controversial Nashville Mosque
by Travis Loller
A judge's ruling has stopped construction of a Nashville suburban mosque that has been at the center of a rowdy debate for more than two years.
Chancellor Robert Corlew ruled Tuesday that proper public notice was not given for the May 2010 meeting that approved the site plan for the mosque being built near Murfreesboro, a booming city of about 100,000 people southeast of Nashville.
Corlew notes that his opinion doesn't prevent the Rutherford County Planning Commission from reconsidering the issue and approving the mosque site plan again. Construction of the mosque is well under way.
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