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After nearly four years in the courts, the U.S. Supreme Court put an end Monday to a county public notice case concerning the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro, an ICM official reported.

"That means the lawsuit over adequate notice is now completely over and Rutherford County has prevailed," ICM board member Saleh Sbenaty said.

The Supreme Court rejected a request to hear an appeal of the case, originally filed in September 2010, that challenged whether adequate public notice was given before Rutherford County officials approved a request to build the Islamic Center on 15 acres on Veals Road.


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