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Nashville Sounds fall to late New Orleans Zephyrs rally, 4-3

 

Nashville SoundsNew Orleans, LA – The New Orleans Zephyrs scored a run in the seventh and three in the eighth to steal a 4-3 win over the Nashville Sounds Sunday night at Zephyr Field.

Nashville built a 3-0 lead on a strong pitching performance from Daniel Gossett and home runs from Franklin Barreto and Rangel Ravelo only to see the bullpen cough it up late.

Gossett allowed one run on three hits in 6 2/3 innings and was in line for the win in his second career Triple-A start before the ‘pen faltered.

Nashville Sounds Lose First Series Since Before the All-Star Break

Nashville Sounds Lose First Series Since Before the All-Star Break

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APSU Soccer loses 3-1 at Lipscomb Bisons

 

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APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team fell on the wrong end of a 3-1 decision at Lipscomb, Sunday.

The Governors (3-2-0) have now lost back-to-back contents after opening the year undefeated, while the Bisons (4-1-1) add another quality win under their belt after previously knocking off Vanderbilt and Mississippi, among others.

Austin Peay's Kirstin Robertson scores fourth goal of the season at Lipscomb. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay’s Kirstin Robertson scores fourth goal of the season at Lipscomb. (APSU Sports Information)

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Fort Campbell 2016 Wellness Walk

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – MWR invites you to join Fort Campbell for their 5th Annual Wellness Walk on September 17th, 2016.

There will be free children’s activities including inflatables and face painters. This walk is a stroller friendly event with both a 3k and 5k route through the woods.

The first 400 participants to finish the course will receive a participation award.

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Goodwill Career Solutions to hold Multi-Employer Job Fair at Clarksville-Montgomery Public Library September 7th

 

Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc.Clarksville, TN – On Wednesday, September 7th, there will be a multi-employer job fair held at the Clarksville-Montgomery Public Library from 10:00am until 2:00pm.

The Library is partnering with Goodwill Career Solutions for a multi-employer job fair. There will be over 20 employers with 700+ openings. Bring your resume, photo ID and Social Security Card or birth certificate. Please dress for success and be ready to interview.

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Robertson County, Henry County Residents Ordered to Repay TennCare

 

Tennessee Division of Health Care Finance & AdministrationNashville, TN – Residents of Robertson County and Henry County have been ordered to repay the state in plea agreements resulting from TennCare fraud charges brought by the Office of Inspector General (OIG).

In Robertson County, Michelle Owen, 48, of Springfield, was ordered to repay a total of $10,000. Of that, $7,500 will be paid to TennCare and the remaining $2,500 will be paid to United Healthcare, the healthcare insurance plan providing TennCare benefits.

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Clarksville Weekly Market Snapshot from Frazier Allen for the week of September 4th, 2016

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond James - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The August Employment Report was a little light of expectations. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 151,000 (median forecast: +180,000), with a net revision to June and July of only -1,000. Private-sector payrolls rose by 126,000 – a +150,000 average over the last six months (vs. +221,000 in 2015 and +240,000 in 2014).

The unemployment rate held steady at 4.9% (vs. 5.1% a year ago). Average weekly hours fell (and hours for July were revised lower). Average hourly earnings rose just 0.1%, up 2.4% y/y.

Frazier Allen

Frazier Allen

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Busy, Alone and Drained: One “Power Couple’s” Tale of Quitting Everything

 

Kris WolfeClarksville, TN – A few years ago, I was working at a table in the church lobby. A pastor’s wife (whose husband no longer worked in the Clarksville area) told me sheepishly that they weren’t doing much in the way of volunteerism anymore.

I said sincerely and empathetically, “Well sometimes your family has to be your ministry.” I meant it – for her of course. My ministry was the WORLD. Or at least it seemed.

In our busy lives, we need to make time for ourselve, our spouse and our family.

In our busy lives, we need to make time for ourselve, our spouse and our family.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for September 4th, 2016

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Sleep Under The Stars Campout, Canoe + Kayak Float, Riverfest Activities, and the Heritage Park Skate Park Art Contest.

Clarksville Riverfest will be held September 8th-10th, 2016.

Clarksville Riverfest will be held September 8th-10th, 2016.

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American Heart Association Urges Nation’s Pharmacies to Re-Think Selling Tobacco in Wake of New CDC Survey

 

American Heart AssociationWashington, D.C. – American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments on new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

The data came from Porter Novelli’s Summer Styles, a national survey that found 66 percent of adults 18 and over were strongly or somewhat in favor of banning the sale of all tobacco products in retail pharmacy stores:

Pharmacies urged to stop selling tobacco products.

Pharmacies urged to stop selling tobacco products.

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NASA’s Juno spacecraft photos reveal unusual North Pole on Jupiter

 

Written by DC Agle
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – NASA’s Juno spacecraft has sent back the first-ever images of Jupiter’s north pole, taken during the spacecraft’s first flyby of the planet with its instruments switched on. The images show storm systems and weather activity unlike anything previously seen on any of our solar system’s gas-giant planets.

Juno successfully executed the first of 36 orbital flybys on August 27th when the spacecraft came about 2,500 miles (4,200 kilometers) above Jupiter’s swirling clouds.

NASA's Juno spacecraft captured this view as it closed in on Jupiter's north pole, about two hours before closest approach on Aug. 27, 2016. Image (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS)

NASA’s Juno spacecraft captured this view as it closed in on Jupiter’s north pole, about two hours before closest approach on Aug. 27, 2016. Image (NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS)

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