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Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council Unveils Online Data Dashboard

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council (EDC) launched a new online resource at www.clarksvillepartnershipdata.com

The site is also available from the Demographics tabs within the www.clarksvillepartnership.com websites.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Data Dashboard

Clarksville-Montgomery County Data Dashboard

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Nashville Sounds loses 5-1 to Colorado Springs Sky Sox

 

Colorado Springs’ Josh Hader Tosses Six Solid Innings

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN –  The Nashville Sounds managed just four hits as the offensive funk continued in a 5-1 loss to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox in front of 6,324 fans at First Tennessee Park on Easter Sunday.

In six games on the current homestand, Nashville (3-8) has scored a total of eight runs as their home record fell to 1-5 with the setback. After topping Oklahoma City in the home opener, the Sounds have lost five straight games.

Sky Sox (7-3) starter Josh Hader was sharp from the start as he retired the first six batters he faced. The 23-year-old allowed one run over six-plus innings and earned his second win of the season.

Nashville Sounds losing streak hits five with 5-1 loss to Colorado Springs Sky Sox Sunday at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds losing streak hits five with 5-1 loss to Colorado Springs Sky Sox Sunday at First Tennessee Park. (Nashville Sounds)

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APSU Athlete of the Week Erik Hedberg

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team senior Erik Hedberg has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Hedberg was runner-up at the Tiger Invitational, sharing the honor out of the 96-man field with Missouri’s Hayden Buckley after shooting a four-under par 212 (71-72-69). The Barcelona native led the tournament in birdies (19) and averaged a tournament-best 3.67 strokes per hole on par-4 attempts; he rolled in eight birdies overall and shot three-under on par-4s during Tuesday’s final round.

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Shadow “Shada” Brooke Lowe bill passes the House, Tennessee Reconnect Act on House Floor

 

Written by Joe Pitts
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – On Monday April 10th, I was honored to recognize Mr. Gordon Wayne Miller on the occasion of his retirement. Mr. Miller is the current executive director of the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents (TOSS). Prior to coming to TOSS, he enjoyed a 27 year career at Lenoir City Schools.

HB 500 sponsored by Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts, has passed the Full Senate and Full House and is on its way to the Governor for his signature. This legislation was requested by members of the Board of Osteopathic Examination to increase members’ per diem reimbursement for their meetings.

These volunteers spend precious time away from their medical practice, seeing patients, to provide guidance and oversight of Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Veteran APSU Women’s Golf team ready for OVC Championship

 

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APSU Women's GolfClarksville, TN – A talented, tested group of Austin Peay State University women’s golfers will represent the university at the 2017 Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Golf Championships, Monday-Wednesday, Hampton Cove Golf Course in Owens Cross Roads, Alabama.

Austin Peay Women's Golf heads to Alabama Monday for 2017 Ohio Valley Conference Women's Golf Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Golf heads to Alabama Monday for 2017 Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Golf Championships. (APSU Sports Information)

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Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department ground breaking ceremony to be held Monday, April 17th

 

Cunningham Volunteer Fire DepartmentCunningham, TN – Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department invites the public to attend a ground breaking ceremony announcing the current construction of a substation on School Road located in Southside on Monday, April 17th at 3:30pm.

Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department

Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department

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Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act heads to Governor

 

Written by Curtis Johnson
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam praised the passage of the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act, the governor’s legislation to increase broadband access to Tennessee’s unserved citizens.

The House of Representatives passed HB 529/SB 1215 by a vote of 93-4, and it now heads to the governor’s desk for signature. The Senate passed the legislation 31-0 on April 3rd. Tennessee currently ranks 29th in the U.S. for broadband access, with 34 percent of rural Tennessee residents lacking access at recognized minimum standards.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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APSU appoints Dr. Prentice Chandler new dean of Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Effective July 1st, 2017, Dr. Prentice T. Chandler has been appointed as the new dean of Austin Peay State University’s Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education.

Dr. Chandler comes from the University of Cincinnati, where he served as associate director of teacher education and leadership, as well as an associate professor in its School of Education.

Dr. Prentice T. Chandler

Dr. Prentice T. Chandler

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American Heart Association says “Bad” air may impact “Good” Cholesterol increasing Heart Disease Risk

 

Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Traffic-related air pollution may increase cardiovascular disease risk by lowering levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL), commonly known as “good” cholesterol, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology.

Scientists have long known that air pollution increases the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases including atherosclerosis and heart failure, but are uncertain how the two are connected.

(At left), Air quality equipment monitors traffic-related air pollution on a New York City highway. (The MESA Air Study)

(At left), Air quality equipment monitors traffic-related air pollution on a New York City highway. (The MESA Air Study)

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NASA instruments approved for ESA JUpiter ICy Moons Explorer (JUICE) mission

 

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NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington,D.C. – NASA’s partnership in a future European Space Agency (ESA) mission to Jupiter and its moons has cleared a key milestone, moving from preliminary instrument design to implementation phase. 

Designed to investigate the emergence of habitable worlds around gas giants, the JUpiter ICy Moons Explorer (JUICE) is scheduled to launch in five years, arriving at Jupiter in October 2029. JUICE will spend almost four years studying Jupiter’s giant magnetosphere, turbulent atmosphere, and its icy Galilean moons—Callisto, Ganymede and Europa.  

ESA JUpiter ICy Moons Explorer (JUICE) mission set to launch in 2022. (NASA)

ESA JUpiter ICy Moons Explorer (JUICE) mission set to launch in 2022. (NASA)

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