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AAA reports Unplanned Refinery Maintenance Boosts Pump Prices While Gas Stocks Continue to Shrink

 

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AAATampa, FL – Refinery maintenance season has hit some unexpected bumps in the road, leading to higher pump prices as the nation settles into spring.

According to new data released from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), total domestic refinery utilization – a measure of how much crude and other feedstocks refineries use to make various products, including gasoline – fell to 86.4 percent last week.

Gas prices have risen slightly reports AAA. (AAA)

Gas prices have risen slightly reports AAA. (AAA)

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101st Airborne Division Rakkasans, Army Futures Command sign partnership with Vanderbilt University

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Cody Harding 
3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs 

RakkasanFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Nashville, TN – Leaders from the U.S. Army Futures Command, the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and Vanderbilt University signed an Education Partnership Agreement during an event celebrating their continuing partnership April 9th.

Army Futures Command, which activated in 2018 to help modernize the fighting force, has already fostered partnerships across the Army with private and public organizations, ranging from NASA to Virginia Commonwealth University to help accomplish its mission.

Dr. Padma Raghavan, the Vice Provost for research for Vanderbilt University, signs the Educational Partnership Agreement between Army Futures Command and Vanderbilt April 9th in Nashville. The agreement, the first of its kind since AFC was established in 2018, was overseen by Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Crosby, the senior enlisted advisor for AFC, and Col. John Cogbill, commander of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). (Staff Sgt. Cody Harding, 3rd BCT Public Affairs)

Dr. Padma Raghavan, the Vice Provost for research for Vanderbilt University, signs the Educational Partnership Agreement between Army Futures Command and Vanderbilt April 9th in Nashville. The agreement, the first of its kind since AFC was established in 2018, was overseen by Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Crosby, the senior enlisted advisor for AFC, and Col. John Cogbill, commander of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). (Staff Sgt. Cody Harding, 3rd BCT Public Affairs)

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office requests help finding Vehicle Burglary Suspects

 

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 multiple vehicle burglaries on Merritt Lewis Lane early Tuesday morning, April 9th, 2019 between 1:00am. and 4:30am.

Three vehicles were burglarized and an additional four vehicles were unlawfully entered and rummaged through.

The suspects stole a rifle, three firearms magazines, binoculars, tools, camera, hand and power tools, and financial paperwork.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three vehicle burglaries that occurred early Tuesday morning.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three vehicle burglaries that occurred early Tuesday morning.

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American Heart Association says Yo-Yo Dieting may increase Women’s Heart Disease Risk

 

American Heart Association Meeting Report

American Heart AssociationHouston, TX – Yo-yo dieting may make it harder for women to control a variety of heart disease risk factors, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention | Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions 2019, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in population-based cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians.

Women who have lost at least 10 pounds, only to regain the weight within a year, are more likely to have a poor score on the American Heart Association’s - Life’s Simple 7, a measure of how well people control important heart disease risk factors. (American Heart Association)

Women who have lost at least 10 pounds, only to regain the weight within a year, are more likely to have a poor score on the American Heart Association’s – Life’s Simple 7, a measure of how well people control important heart disease risk factors. (American Heart Association)

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts outlines 2020 budget process

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts has announced the process he and the City Council will use to prepare and approve the City’s 2020 budget.

Mayor Pitts has begun building the budget he will present in May by meeting regularly with Laurie Matta, Chief Financial Officer, and department leadership teams to understand the City’s financial position and projected departmental needs.

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

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Clarksville Police report Ambulance Call Morphs into a Shooting Already Occurred

 

Clarksville Police Department (CPD) 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The original 911 call came in for an ambulance to a Nichols Drive address around 8:40pm, Tuesday, April 10th, 2019 according to Clarksville Police. There was an 18 year old female that had been running and fell down and was conscious and breathing.

But, when emergency responders arrived on scene, they found an 18 year old female outside of a residence that had sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the facial area, at which time, police were notified.

Clarksville Police were called to Nichols Drive where a female had been shot in the face Tuesday night.

Clarksville Police were called to Nichols Drive where a female had been shot in the face Tuesday night.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office Offers Fire Safety Tips for Manufactured Homebuyers

 

Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO)

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – Tennessee’s reputation as a destination for families is driving the demand for new homes across the Volunteer State and manufactured homes are an affordable option for many. As part of ensuring fire safety in new and used manufactured homes, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) works with manufacturers, retailers, installers, and consumers to ensure manufactured homes in the Volunteer State are a fire-safe housing option.

Just as site-built homes are constructed according to a specific building code, manufactured homes are constructed to HUD standards.

Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office Offers Information, Tips on Staying Fire-Safe in a Manufactured Home.

Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office Offers Information, Tips on Staying Fire-Safe in a Manufactured Home.

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AAA reports National Gasoline Average Jumps a Nickel on the Week

 

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AAATampa, FL – At $2.74, the national gas price average increased a nickel on the week and is eight cents more than last year at this time. And compared to one month ago, gas prices are 28 cents more expensive.

As demand holds steady and inventories continue to tighten, motorists continue to see gas prices increase in every region.

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Clarksville Police are searching for Justin White for Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Kidnapping

 

Clarksville Police Department (CPD) 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are trying to locate Justin Marcus White, age 37, height 5’8, weight 200lbs, with black hair and brown eyes. White has Aggravated Robbery and Aggravated Kidnapping warrants of file.

On March 30th, 2019 around 7:00pm, a 22 year old man was sitting in his vehicle on the parking lot of 360 Kraft Street, the passenger side door was opened and a man later identified as Justin White entered brandishing a handgun.

Clarksville Police request public assistance locating Justin White.

Clarksville Police request public assistance locating Justin White.

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City of Clarksville creates Updated, new Website

 

City of Clarksville 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville launched a fresh, easy-to-navigate and more powerful website Monday morning, April 8th, 2019 that will enhance the City’s ability to engage and serve its citizens.

“The new website is visually clean and crisp, and makes striking use of colorful, attractive views of the City,” Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts said. “More importantly, it gives us a giant leap forward in technology that will allow citizens to interact with City Government in new and more efficient ways.”

City of Clarksville new website will enable a more interactive experience.

City of Clarksville new website will enable a more interactive experience.

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