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Clarksville City Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin to hold Town Hall Meeting Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 2Clarksville, TN – Ward 2 City Councilman Deanna McLaughlin will hold her monthly town hall meeting on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at the Clarksville Police Department’s District One Precinct which is located at 211 Cunningham Lane.

Clarksville Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin

Clarksville Councilwoman for Ward 2 Deanna McLaughlin

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library to hold Basic Computer Skills and Facebook Class every Friday

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library will be holding a Basic Computer Skills and Facebook Class every Friday from 3:30pm until 5:30pm.

Want to begin using a computer? If you need an in-person guide who can show you the basics of using a computer than this is the class for you.

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Nashville Sounds has Three Players Join Pitching Coach Rick Rodriguez on PCL Squad

 

Nashville Sounds

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Nashville Sounds infielder Renato Nuñez and right-handed pitchers Paul Blackburn and Chris Smith have been named to the Pacific Coast League All-Star Team as announced by the league today.

The 2017 Triple-A All-Star Game is scheduled for Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 at 8:00pm CST. The Pacific Coast League All-Stars take on the International League All-Stars at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Washington. The game will be carried live on ALT 97.5 FM and televised on MLB Network.

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City of Clarksville announces Madison Street paving to begin August 1st

 

Lane configuration between Tenth Street and Pageant Lane won’t change

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The long-awaited Tennessee Department of Transportation project to repave a stretch of Madison Street/U.S. 41A in Clarksville is scheduled to begin August 1st, 2017 and be completed by October 31st, 2017, TDOT announced Wednesday.

The project will resurface 4.4 miles of the key Clarksville thoroughfare from Richview Road to University Avenue.

Madison Street Lane configuration between Tenth Street and Pageant Lane won’t change.

Madison Street Lane configuration between Tenth Street and Pageant Lane won’t change.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park to show “Lego Batman Movie” July 8th

 

Movies in the Park - Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park, the City’s free, outdoor movie series — continues on Saturday, July 8th, 2017 with the showing of “The Lego Batman Movie” at McGregor Park’s North Extension, 640 North Riverside Drive (behind O’Charleys).

Pre-show activities, coordinated by the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department, will begin at 6:00pm.

"Lego Batman Movie" to be shown at the next Movies in the Park.

“Lego Batman Movie” to be shown at the next Movies in the Park.

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Montgomery County Government Offices to close August 21st

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government Offices will be closed and court proceedings have been cancelled on August 21st, 2017.

The closure is due to the total solar eclipse and the anticipated influx of people in and around Montgomery County and surrounding areas. Montgomery County is expected to welcome 50,000 to 100,000 visitors or more because of the solar eclipse.

Montgomery County Historic Courthouse

Montgomery County Historic Courthouse

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Welcomes AAU Boys’ National Basketball Championships July 7th-12th

 

Visitor Spending Expected to Total $2.5 Million

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County is poised to welcome nearly 3,000 guests next week for two divisions of the Amateur Athletic Union’s Boy’s 10-and-Under National Basketball Championships.

Since 1999, the city has hosted dozens of regional and national AAU basketball events. This year, 53 teams from 16 states including Utah, New York, Texas, New Jersey, Michigan, Maryland, Louisiana, Indiana and most states bordering Tennessee, will make their way to Clarksville for championship play.

Hundreds of basketball players pack APSU’s Fortera Stadium in Clarksville during the 2015 AAU Boys National Basketball Championship Opening Ceremonies.

Hundreds of basketball players pack APSU’s Fortera Stadium in Clarksville during the 2015 AAU Boys National Basketball Championship Opening Ceremonies.

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American Heart Association says Hospitalizations for Heart Failure on the decline; disparities remain for Blacks and Men

 

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – The number of people hospitalized for heart failure in the United States declined about 30 percent between 2002 and 2013, but large disparities between blacks vs. whites and men vs. women remain, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal.

Heart failure hospitalizations in the United States have declined overall but remain significantly higher among blacks. While still hospitalized more than whites, the disparity narrowed between Hispanics and whites. (American Heart Association)

Heart failure hospitalizations in the United States have declined overall but remain significantly higher among blacks. While still hospitalized more than whites, the disparity narrowed between Hispanics and whites. (American Heart Association)

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NASA monitors for Bacteria and Microorganisms on International Space Station

 

Written by Andrew Good
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – Wherever you find people, you also find bacteria and other microorganisms. The International Space Station is no exception.

That generally is not a problem. For one thing, the space station is kept cleaner than many environments on Earth. Routine cleaning activities are included on astronaut task schedules.

Cargo sent to the station, and the vehicles that carry it, undergo a rigorous cleaning process and monitoring for microorganisms before launch. Crew members assigned to the space station spend 10 days in pre-flight quarantine.

The International Space Station, as seen from space shuttle Atlantis in 2011. (NASA)

The International Space Station, as seen from space shuttle Atlantis in 2011. (NASA)

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