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American Heart Association says Obesity in Young Women may set the stage for Heart Complications during and after Pregnancy

 

American Heart Association Meeting Report

American Heart AssociationSan Antonio, TX – Even in young women, obesity may potentially lead to heart complications during and after pregnancy, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Basic Cardiovascular Sciences Scientific Sessions, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in basic cardiovascular science.  

Obesity is a risk factor for preeclampsia, a type of dangerous high blood pressure that can occur during the second half of pregnancy and leaves women more prone to high blood pressure and heart disease later in life.  

Obesity may potentially lead to preeclampsia, a form of dangerous high blood pressure that can occur during the second half of pregnancy. (American Heart Association)

Obesity may potentially lead to preeclampsia, a form of dangerous high blood pressure that can occur during the second half of pregnancy. (American Heart Association)

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office investigates string of Stolen Vehicles

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO)

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Investigators with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) are asking for the public’s assistance in locating suspects responsible for a string of car thefts that occurred in the Sango and Adams area of Montgomery County.

The thefts occurred between August 3rd, 2018 and August 7th, 2018 on Bryan Road, Boulder Court, Prince Drive, and Ivy Bend Circle.

A total of six vehicles were stolen. A 2017 GMC Sierra, 2016 GMC Sierra, 2016 Nissan Maxima, 2014 Ford Expedition, 2014 Volkswagen Passat, and a 2010 Mazda CX. All the vehicles have been recovered except for the Passat.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office are looking for the suspect in this photo for a string of Vehicle Thefts that have occured in the Sango and Adams area of Montgomery County.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office are looking for the suspect in this photo for a string of Vehicle Thefts that have occured in the Sango and Adams area of Montgomery County.

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Tennessee Unemployment Rate remains Steady for Third Consecutive Month

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

State Unemployment Rate Continued at 3.5 percent during July as Businesses Continued to Add Jobs

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips today released the statewide unemployment rate for July 2018, and for the third consecutive month the statistic has held steady at 3.5 percent.

Tennessee’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has not only remained unchanged since May, it mirrors the 3.5 percent recorded during the same time period in 2017.

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Lane Closure on Section of Ashland City Road/Highway 41A Bypass

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department will close a section of the southbound lane on Ashland City Road/Highway 41A Bypass near the Queens Bluff Way intersection at 10:00am to offload heavy equipment for future water main work.

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Bi-County Solid Waste Management opens New Expansion Cell

 

Bi-County Solid Waste Management

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Bi-County Solid Waste Management opened a new expansion cell at the landfill on August 8th, 2018. The first products were put into the cell on the day it opened.

“When I came on board in January 2017, we had about 14 to 16 months of Class I Airspace remaining. We managed to stretch that airspace to 19 months and beyond while we worked on permitting additional airspace and constructing the new cell,” said Bi-County Solid Waste Management Director David Graham.

The New Cell Provides More Than a Decade of Additional Air Space.

The New Cell Provides More Than a Decade of Additional Air Space.

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Clarksville Police still searching for U.S. Bank Robbery Suspect

 

Clarksville Police Department

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department wants to make the public aware that the man who robbed our U.S. Bank on Fort Campbell Boulevard, July 9th 2018 is still at large and may have been involved in a bank robbery on Bell Road in Nashville yesterday, Wednesday, August 15th.

Clarksville Police have released photos from the Nashville Metro Police Department which have photos of the Nashville suspect and the car he was in and ones from the Clarksville bank robbery on July 9th.

Nashville Bank Robbery Suspect

Nashville Bank Robbery Suspect

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American Heart Association says Being Overweight may change Young Adults’ Heart Structure, Function

 

American Heart Association Circulation Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Even as a young adult, being overweight may cause higher blood pressure and thicken heart muscle, setting the stage for heart disease later in life, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. 

The study is the first to explore if higher body mass index (BMI) – a weight-for-height index – results in adverse effects on the cardiovascular system in young adults.

Being overweight may cause higher blood pressure and changes to the heart’s structure, even in young adults. (American Heart Association)

Being overweight may cause higher blood pressure and changes to the heart’s structure, even in young adults. (American Heart Association)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County area TDOT Work starting August 16th, 2018

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOT

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) reports that in Montgomery County on SR 149 and SR 13 there will be Grading, Drainage, and Construction of Bridge work, as well as Retaining Wall work and Paving from River Road to Zinc Plant Road daily.

There will be periodic flagging operations along SR 13 and SR 149 for clearing and grade work operations.

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Clarksville Police release update on recent Motor Vehicle Thefts

 

Clarksville Police Department

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – After the Clarksville Police Department initial release yesterday, CPD determined more motor vehicle thefts had occurred between the August 12th and 13th, 2018 as well as vehicle burglaries.

There were four more motor vehicle thefts on top of the eight previously reported. The other four motor vehicle thefts took place at Carousel Court, Fairfax Drive, and Jon Drive which are in a different part of the city than the other eight stolen vehicles but, occurred during the same time frame.

One of the suspects in recent Motor Vehicle Thefts and Burglaries in Clarksville.

One of the suspects in recent Motor Vehicle Thefts and Burglaries in Clarksville.

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Clarksville Police Department Scams of the Day for August 15th, 2018

 

Clarksville Police Department

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is going to make the public aware of some of the scams that they receive daily. CPD knows there are an unlimited amounts of scams, but they are going to try and put out the ones where people have actually suffered a loss.

An 18 year old man received a call telling him he received a federal government grant for school but would be required to pay $1400 to receive the grant. After the victim sent $1400 in Apple Itune cards they realized it was a scam.

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