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Consumer Reports says 3.1 Million Smart Phones Were Stolen In 2013, Nearly Double from Year Before

 

1.4 Million Had a Smart Phone that was Lost and Never Recovered

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – Smart phone theft is on the rise. About 3.1 million Americans were the victims of smart phone theft in 2013, according to Consumer Reports’ Annual State of the Net survey. That’s nearly double the 1.6 million thefts that the company projected in 2012.

At least 1.4 million smart phones were lost and not recovered last year, up slightly from the 1.2 million in 2012, Consumer Reports projects. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Lady Govs Track and Field has huge day at SIU Edwardsville’s Gateway Classic

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUEdwardsville, IL – Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team swept the relay events and saw an individual crush the school record in the 5000m run en route to a runner-up finish at Saturday’s Gateway Classic, Saturday, at Ralph Korte Stadium.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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NASA says NESSI instrument will help Astronomers analyse Atmospheres, Compositions of Exoplanets

 

Written by Whitney Clavin
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – The New Mexico Exoplanet Spectroscopic Survey Instrument (NESSI) will soon get its first “taste” of exoplanets, helping astronomers decipher their chemical composition. Exoplanets are planets that orbit stars beyond our sun.

NESSI got its first peek at the sky on April 3rd, 2014. It looked at Pollux, a star in the Gemini constellation, and Arcturus, in the Boötes constellation, confirming that all modes of the instrument are working.

The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology's 2.4-meter (7.9-foot) Magdalena Ridge Observatory in Socorro County, NM. (New Mexico Tech)

The New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology’s 2.4-meter (7.9-foot) Magdalena Ridge Observatory in Socorro County, NM. (New Mexico Tech)

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Nashville Sounds Mike Fiers dominates in 5-1 win at Omaha Storm Chasers

 

Right-hander Fans Career-High 10 In Third Straight Win

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NE – Mike Fiers fanned a career-high 12 batters during a dominant start to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 5-1 victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers on Saturday evening in the opener of a four-game series at Werner Park.

Nashville (8-8) is riding a season-best three-game winning streak and improved to 5-3 against Omaha this year. Six of the Sounds’ 10 hits in the contest went for extra bases.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Softball splits doubleheader with Eastern Kentucky Colonels

 

Kristin Whitmire, Chandler Groves power Lady Govs past EKU

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSURichmond, KY – Kristin Whitmire hit two home runs and Chandler Groves added a grand slam to power Austin Peay State University’s softball team past Eastern Kentucky University 8-4, April 19th at Gertrude Hood Field, in the nightcap of their Ohio Valley Conference doubleheader after falling to the Colonels 3-0 in the opener.

Austin Peay Softball. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Softball. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Baseball drops series finale to Belmont Bruins 4-2

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – A third straight win eluded Austin Peay State University’s baseball team as they lost a 4-2 Ohio Valley Conference decision to Belmont, Saturday afternoon, at Rose Park.

Austin Peay shortstop Logan Gray had two doubles as part of a 2-for-4, one RBI outing in the Govs loss at Belmont, Saturday. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay shortstop Logan Gray had two doubles as part of a 2-for-4, one RBI outing in the Govs loss at Belmont, Saturday. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Tiffany Bryant Joins Legal Aid Society as Victim Advocate in Clarksville

 

Tiffany BryantNashville, TN – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, announced today that Tiffany Bryant has joined the team as a victim advocate for the Clarksville office.

Bryant previously served as a family advocate for the Child Advocacy Center of the 23rd Judicial District and has experience working with The Salvation Army: Joy D. Baker Center and the YWCA: Phyllis Wheatley Center. She graduated from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in social work. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Association of Realtors to host 7th Annual Project F.U.E.L. Block Party and Fundraiser

 

Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – On May 3rd, 2014, the Clarksville Association of Realtors will be hosting the 7th Annual Project F.U.E.L. (Full of Emmaus Love) Block Party and Fundraiser, a community event that is coordinated each year by the Charity Relations Committee with the assistance of the realtor and affiliate members of the Clarksville Association of Realtors.

The proceeds from the event benefit the F.U.E.L Program which helps to ensure that food is provided for hungry school children on the weekends.

7th Annual Project F.U.E.L. Block Party and Fundraiser set for May 3rd.

7th Annual Project F.U.E.L. Block Party and Fundraiser set for May 3rd.

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Austin Peay State University professor Karen Crow to represent Mid-South in National Vocal Competition

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Karen Crow, Austin Peay State University adjunct professor of voice, has been chosen to represent the Mid-South Region in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Artist Award (NATSAA) competition at the association’s upcoming National Conference in Boston this July.

The competition is held biennially in conjunction with the association’s National Conference.

Austin Peay professor Karen Crow.

Austin Peay professor Karen Crow.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Tennessee To Complete Joint Metro Region Research With Nashville Chamber of Commerce

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tennessee Economic Development Council (EDC) is pleased to announce that they will be moving forward, in partnership with the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County, on completing Joint Metro Region Research with the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce.

“The ability to highlight the strengths and connections of both the Clarksville MSA and the Nashville MSA, and their connection to each other, is very exciting. There is a very unique and strong association that we must understand so we can adequately relay and share with potential investors in both markets. This research will help strengthen our recruitment of business and industry, as well as improve our marketing of the region,” said Cal Wray, Executive Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County EDC. «Read the rest of this article»

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