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Iowa Cubs shut down Nashville Sounds at First Tennessee Park, 4-0

 

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Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Iowa Cubs starter Matt Swarmer turned in a brilliant performance to help the Cubs to a 4-0 win over the Nashville Sounds in front of a sellout crowd of 10,913 at First Tennessee Park Saturday night.

Called up from Single-A South Bend Saturday afternoon, Swarmer tossed seven shutout innings and limited the Sounds to only four hits. The chances against the right-hander were few and far between.

Nashville had two hits through the first four innings – a single by Josh Phegley in the first, and a single by Matt McBride in the third.

Nashville Sounds Offense Goes Quiet after Big Games in Memphis. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Offense Goes Quiet after Big Games in Memphis. (Nashville Sounds)

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Tennessee’s State Unemployment Rate continues to fall

 

July Unemployment Rate Beats Record June Rate, Lowest in State History

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) Commissioner Burns Phillips announces the state has made history for the second consecutive month with a record-setting preliminary unemployment rate of 3.4 percent for July 2017.

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Abandoned Vehicle and MWR Equipment Open Bid Auction set for September 7th

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – On Saturday, September 9th, 2017, there will be an open bid auction for Abandoned Vehicles and MWR Equipment.

These vehicles are not considered road ready and there is no guarantee of an existing key or battery. They will be sold in “as is” condition with no warranty.

Winning bidders should be prepared to pay at least 50% of the purchase price before leaving the auction

The MWR equipment that will be auctioned has been deemed in excess, to be unusable, or no longer cost effective to maintain. This equipment will be sold in “as is” condition and there is no warranty or guarantee.

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Clarksville Police Investigate Shorehaven Drive Shooting

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On August 19th, 2017 around 1:53am, Clarksville Police Officers were called to the scene of a shooting that had already occurred.

Officers arrived on scene at a Shorehaven Drive address and found two young adults deceased from gunshot wounds.

At this point in the investigation, there does NOT appear to be any foul play involved.

Clarksville Police respond to a shooting on Shorehaven Drive early Sunday morning.

Clarksville Police respond to a shooting on Shorehaven Drive early Sunday morning.

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City of Clarksville closes offices Monday for Total Solar Eclipse

 

Updated estimates of crowds, activity prompts change

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, August 21st, 2017 for the Great American Eclipse, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has announced.

“The latest estimates indicate the eclipse is expected to bring up to 200,000 visitors to our area for a large number of planned events,” Mayor McMillan said. “We now think it would be prudent to close our business offices and keep employees and potential customers off the roads during this time of traffic congestion.”

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital alerts patients to Total Solar Eclipse Safety

 

Written by Daniel Ashley
Regional Health Command-Atlantic

U.S. Department of the ArmyFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell, Kentucky and the surrounding communities will be at the center of the first coast-to-coast, total, solar eclipse since 1918 next Monday, August 21st, 2017.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital has been doing its part in alerting its patients on how best to watch and keep their eyes safe. Remember, it is never safe to look directly at the sun’s rays – even if the sun is partly obscured.

When watching the total eclipse, all should wear eclipse glasses at all times when facing the sun, or use an alternate indirect method up until the time when the sun is completely and totally blocked.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan joins efforts to combat hate, extremism

 

250 Mayors sign ‘Compact’ to promote tolerance, inclusion

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has joined with more than 250 mayors from the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the Anti-Defamation League on Friday to launch an initiative to fight discrimination and injustice and promote tolerance and inclusion.

The Mayors Compact to Combat Hate, Extremism and Bigotry calls for mayors to “use the bully pulpit to speak out against racism, extremism, xenophobia, white supremacy and all forms of bigotry.”

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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NASA tells you What to Expect When Viewing the Total Solar Eclipse

 

Written by Andrew Good
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – What does a partial eclipse look like, anyway?

A new web-based tool from NASA lets anyone preview the event from any location, making it easy to see the difference between the total eclipse traversing a narrow band of the country on August 21st, 2017,  and the partial event most Americans will experience.

The Eyes on the Eclipse application allows users to simulate a view of the eclipse from any point on the planet, and can be used with any web browser:

https://eyes.jpl.nasa.gov/eyes-on-eclipse.html

This illustration depicts a rare alignment of the Sun and Moon casting a shadow on Earth. (NASA)

This illustration depicts a rare alignment of the Sun and Moon casting a shadow on Earth. (NASA)

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Nashville Sounds beat Memphis Redbirds 8-7

 

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Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds got home runs from Jaff Decker, Beau Taylor, and Renato Nunez on the way to an 8-7 win over the Memphis Redbirds Friday night at AutoZone Park.

With the win, the Sounds took three of four games and handed the Redbirds their first series loss since late April. Prior to the four-game set against Nashville, the Redbirds had either won or split each of their last 27 series.

It was a back-and-forth contest as both teams used the long ball to light up the scoreboard. Decker helped the Sounds get out to an early lead when he started the game with a single and cruised around the bases, eventually scoring on Joey Wendle’s single to make it 1-0.

Nashville Sounds Hands Memphis Redbirds First Series Loss Since April. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Hands Memphis Redbirds First Series Loss Since April. (Nashville Sounds)

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APSU Soccer falls at Chattanooga 3-2

 

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APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityChattanooga, TNKirstin Robertson and Renee Semaan each scored in the 2017 season opener, but Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team dropped a 3-2 decision to Chattanooga, Friday night at Finley Stadium.

For the second consecutive match, Austin Peay (0-1) fell into an early deficit as Chattanooga’s Jordan Mueller drove home a cross in the fourth minute for an early 1-0 lead.

Austin Peay Soccer losses season opener to Chattanooga Mocs Friday night, 3-2. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Soccer losses season opener to Chattanooga Mocs Friday night, 3-2. (APSU Sports Information)

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