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Austin Peay State University Nursing Program ranked among best in nation

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s School of Nursing is one of the top nursing programs in the eastern United States, according to a recent survey by the website www.NurseJournal.org

APSU was ranked No. 32 in the journal’s inaugural list, beating out prestigious nursing programs at places such as Yale University, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of North Carolina.

APSU School of Nursing ranked no. 32 nationally.

APSU School of Nursing ranked no. 32 nationally.

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Interpreting Wall Street’s wild swings benefits from perspective

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond James - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The stock market sell-off continued Monday, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average and other major domestic indices saw a significant drop in early morning trading, regained some ground as the day progressed, but still closed down 3% to 4% for the day.

Global markets were also down, notably in China, Hong Kong, Germany and the United Kingdom. The pullback appears to be driven by concern over slowing global growth, particularly as China’s economy (one of the world’s largest) falters, as well as the drop in commodity prices, namely oil.

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports McGregor Road Water Outage

 

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has turned off water service McGregor Road between Port Royal Road and Pondywood Road to repair a water main leak.

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Fort Defiance Interpretive Center to hold Civil War Recruitment Day this Saturday, August 29th

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – Experience history in action at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center’s Civil War Recruitment Day on Saturday, August 29th from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Come spend the day as re-enactors conduct a historical “recruiting” event. Throughout the day children can visit the Commanding Officers to enlist into either the Confederate or Union Armies, drill with the soldiers before receiving their “discharge” papers.

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Fort Campbell Strike Soldier recognized for SHARP effort

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Sierra Fown
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

2nd Brigade Combat Team - StrikeFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – A Soldier from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) was recognized by the division commanding general during a ceremony here August 20th for putting the Army’s Sexual Assault and Harassment Response and Prevention program to good use.

Spc. Nasser O. Al-Shasemi, a chemical specialist for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd BCT “Strike,” received a coin from Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commanding general, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) for his efforts.

Spc. Nasser O. Al-Shamesi, a chemical specialist for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) receives a coin from Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at the division headquarters here, Aug. 20, 2015. Al-Shamesi played an integral role in assisting a fellow Strike Soldier through the SHARP reporting process following an incident that occurred in November 2014. (Staff Sgt. Sierra A. Fown, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

Spc. Nasser O. Al-Shamesi, a chemical specialist for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) receives a coin from Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at the division headquarters here, Aug. 20, 2015. Al-Shamesi played an integral role in assisting a fellow Strike Soldier through the SHARP reporting process following an incident that occurred in November 2014. (Staff Sgt. Sierra A. Fown, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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Tennessee Highway Patrol competes for Best Looking Patrol Cruiser

 

Cast your vote on Facebook for THP Cruiser

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – Who has the best looking patrol cruiser in the country? The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) and we need your vote to win. The THP is competing to win the “Best Looking Cruiser Award.” The contest is sponsored by the American Association of State Troopers (AAST). State highway patrols and state police organizations from across the country are competing for the esteemed award.

“We are excited to be a part of this competition that spotlights our patrol vehicles,” Colonel Tracy Trott said. “It gives our state an opportunity to showcase our cruisers and bring attention to the importance of highway safety in Tennessee.”

Tennessee Highway Patrol Ford Interceptor SUV at Grand Ole Opry, Nashville Tennessee.

Tennessee Highway Patrol Ford Interceptor SUV at Grand Ole Opry, Nashville Tennessee.

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NASA’s Dawn spacecraft captures clearest photos yet of Dwarf Planet Ceres

 

Written by Elizabeth Landau
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – The closest-yet views of Ceres, delivered by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, show the small world’s features in unprecedented detail, including Ceres’ tall, conical mountain; crater formation features and narrow, braided fractures.

“Dawn is performing flawlessly in this new orbit as it conducts its ambitious exploration. The spacecraft’s view is now three times as sharp as in its previous mapping orbit, revealing exciting new details of this intriguing dwarf planet,” said Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer and mission director, based at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California.

NASA's Dawn spacecraft spotted this tall, conical mountain on Ceres from a distance of 915 miles (1,470 kilometers). The mountain, located in the southern hemisphere, stands 4 miles (6 kilometers) high. Its perimeter is sharply defined, with almost no accumulated debris at the base of the brightly streaked slope. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA)

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft spotted this tall, conical mountain on Ceres from a distance of 915 miles (1,470 kilometers). The mountain, located in the southern hemisphere, stands 4 miles (6 kilometers) high. Its perimeter is sharply defined, with almost no accumulated debris at the base of the brightly streaked slope. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA)

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Nashville Sounds out hit Reno Aces for 7-4 win

 

All Nine Sounds Hitters Record a Hit, Cody Martin Notches Quality Start

Nashville SoundsReno, NV – The Nashville Sounds hit parade continued on Tuesday night as they out-slugged Reno 7-4 at Aces Ballpark.

The first inning began how many opening frame have started this season for Nashville, the red-hot Joey Wendle smacked his 37th double of the season and came around to score on a Jason Pridie single. The outfielder became the first Sound to hit the 80 RBI plateau on the play.

Reno immediately answered, getting a run on a sacrifice fly by Jamie Romak. The Aces would load the bases, but Sounds’ starter Cody Martin struck Todd Glaesmann out swinging to leave them loaded. Nashville is now outscoring their opponents 80-50 in the opening frame this season.

]Nashville Sounds get 7-4 win at Reno Aces Tuesday night.

Nashville Sounds get 7-4 win at Reno Aces Tuesday night.

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Fort Campbell Soldiers and Family Members attend National Night Out 2015

 

Campbell CrossingNashville, TN – Recently, Campbell Crossing hosted their 2015 National Night Out event. The event was a success with more than 2,000 Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members that came out to participate in this nationwide celebration.

National Night Out is geared toward heightening crime prevention awareness and strengthening the neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships while sending a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are fighting back.

Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members came out to take a stand against crime at National Night Out 2015.

Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members came out to take a stand against crime at National Night Out 2015.

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Dunbar Cave State Park to host Night Hike on August 31st

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

This week’s upcoming event is a Night Hike.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

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