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Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance says Collision Frequency Increases During Deer Mating Season

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – Here in Tennessee, you don’t have to be a hunter to have an animal adventure during the fall months. Depending on where you live, you and your vehicle may be in the same path as deer, raccoons, birds, cows and even bears.

With animal collision rates increasing due to mating season, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) shares tips to help protect Tennessee drivers from unforeseen and potentially dangerous encounters with wildlife.

A deer crossing a road

A deer crossing a road

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APSU Volleyball hosts Murray State looking to claim OVC Crown

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – With a share of the 2017 OVC Volleyball regular-season title in hand, the Austin Peay State University volleyball team will look to claim the crown outright with its final two regular-season contests.

Austin Peay closes out its home schedule with a 7:00pm, Wednesday contest against Murray State.

Austin Peay Volleyball plays Murray State at the Dunn Center in the Heritage Bank Battle of the Border, Wednesday.

Austin Peay Volleyball plays Murray State at the Dunn Center in the Heritage Bank Battle of the Border, Wednesday.

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City of Clarksville cites Ice Rink Safety Concerns

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Citing significant public safety deficiencies, the City of Clarksville has turned down an initial request for a temporary Certificate of Occupancy for the Downtown Commons project.

Montgomery County government, which is building the commons, announced November 1st, 2017, it planned to open a public skating rink on the property on November 24th, 2017, even though the site is still under construction.

Clarksville Building and Codes rejects request for Ice Rink Occupancy Certificate.

Clarksville Building and Codes rejects request for Ice Rink Occupancy Certificate.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day

 

Written by Mark Rankin
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersNashville, TN – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve-component Service members, and their families at the more than 2,200 Corps of Engineers-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11th, 2017.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers honors the significant contributions made by American service members, their families, and their loved ones.

The Nashville District has 10 lakes with 4, 607 miles of shoreline and 424,629 acres of land and water.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve-component Service members, and their families at the more than 2,200 Corps of Engineers-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11th, 2017.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve-component Service members, and their families at the more than 2,200 Corps of Engineers-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11th, 2017.

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APSU Student Newspaper The All State receives eight National Awards at Dallas Conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The All State, Austin Peay State University’s student newspaper, earned eight national awards at the 2017 Fall National College Media Convention in Dallas, Texas, on Saturday, October 28th, 2017.

The conference was presented by the Associated Collegiate Press and the College Media Association.

Austin Peay State University’s student newspaper The All State comes away with eight National Awards from 2017 Fall National College Media Convention held in Dallas, Texas.

Austin Peay State University’s student newspaper The All State comes away with eight National Awards from 2017 Fall National College Media Convention held in Dallas, Texas.

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Dunbar Cave State Park to hold Veterans Day Hike, November 11th

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – On Saturday, November 11th, 2017, Dunbar Cave State Park will hold a Veterans Day Hike.

Get outside and join us on Veterans’ Day for a 2 mile hike on our Recovery Trail. Wear good walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing.

This is a free program but please register in advance.

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

Dunbar Cave State Park Visitor Center.

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Tennessee Titans play Cincinnati Bengals at Nissan Stadium, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (5-3) vs. Cincinnati Bengals (3-5)

Sunday, November 12th, 2017 | Noon CST
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: FOX

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (5-3) play their second consecutive home game this week as they host the Cincinnati Bengals (3-5). Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for Noon CST on Sunday, November 12th, 2017.

Although it features two AFC teams, the Titans-Bengals game will be televised regionally on FOX, including Nashville affiliate WZTV FOX 17. Play-by-play announcer Dick Stockton and analyst Mark Schlereth will call the action, and Shannon Spake will report from the sidelines.

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) runs for a short gain during the first half against the Baltimore Ravens at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) runs for a short gain during the first half against the Baltimore Ravens at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Austin Peay State University to hold Grand opening for APSU Larry W. Carroll Trading Center on November 14th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University College of Business will take a major step forward this month when it officially opens the new Larry W. Carroll Financial Trading Center.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new space will take place at 10:00am on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 on the first floor of the APSU Kimbrough Building. The event is free and open to the public.

APSU Larry W. Carroll Financial Trading Center set to open November 14th.

APSU Larry W. Carroll Financial Trading Center set to open November 14th.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library’s Science Fiction & Fantasy Expo draws large crowd

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library is busy every day, but Saturday’s Science Fiction & Fantasy Expo event brought hundreds of fans out for an afternoon of costumes, science experiments, and more.

Derek Schaaf is CMCPL’s audio/visual supervisor, he and his team work hard each year to make this Sci-Fi event a reality.

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library hosted its 6th annual Science Fiction & Fantasy Expo Saturday with an estimated 1,000 people in attendance.

The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library hosted its 6th annual Science Fiction & Fantasy Expo Saturday with an estimated 1,000 people in attendance.

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American Heart Association says Teen Childbirth linked to increased risk for Heart Disease

 

Journal of the American Heart Association Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TXWomen who became first-time mothers as teens were significantly more likely than older mothers to have greater risks for heart and blood vessel disease later in life, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Researchers found that women reporting a first birth before the age of 20 scored significantly higher on Framingham Risk Score — a measure commonly used to estimate the 10-year cardiovascular risk.

Women who become teen-age mothers may be significantly more likely to have greater risks for cardiovascular disease later in life than older mothers. (American Heart Association)

Women who become teen-age mothers may be significantly more likely to have greater risks for cardiovascular disease later in life than older mothers. (American Heart Association)

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