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Instant Peay Play: Experienced APSU Lady Govs Softball team opens regular season this week

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With a roster that boasts five seniors and six juniors, Austin Peay State University’s softball team opens its 31st regular season on February 12th at the Gardner-Webb Tournament looking to start a run that will end a string of eight straight campaigns without making the postseason.

The Lady Govs finished 2015 with an overall record of 9-37 — 5-22 in Ohio Valley Conference play — but its senior and junior laden roster returns seven of nine position starters and all five pitchers from 2015.

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Softball Team. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Softball Team. (APSU Sports Information)

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Microsoft Recalls AC Power Cords for Surface Pro Devices Due to Fire, Shock Hazards

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports Microsoft is recalling AC power cords for it’s Surface Pro Devices. This recall involves AC power cords sold with Microsoft Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3 computers before March 15th, 2015.

Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2 devices have a black case with the product name on the back of the device toward the bottom. Surface Pro 3 computers have a silver case with “Windows 8 Pro” on the back of the device under the kickstand.

Recalled Microsoft ac power cord – no sleeve.

Recalled Microsoft ac power cord – no sleeve.

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Light Snow accumulations possible Monday and Tuesday for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports a strong and deep upper level trough will begin developing over the eastern United States through Monday. Meanwhile, a strong cold front will move through the region tonight and bring noticeably colder temperatures to the area.

As numerous impulses interact with the increasingly colder air mass, rain tonight will change over to snow for Clarksville-Montgomery Count and part of Middle Tennessee by midday Monday.

A light snowfall is possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County Monday afternoon through Tuesday.

A light snowfall is possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County Monday afternoon through Tuesday.

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NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement Satellite studies Thunderstorms in Southeastern United States

 

Written by Hal Pierce / Rob Gutro
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationGreenbelt, MD – Severe weather moved through the southern U.S. on February 2nd and 3rd, and NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement or GPM core satellite examined the violent thunderstorms.

On February 3rd, 2016 at 1851 UTC (1:51pm ET/12:51pm CT) the GPM core observatory satellite flew over a line of storms extending from the Gulf coast of Florida through New York state. Tornadoes were spotted in Georgia and South Carolina within this area of violent weather.

On Feb. 3 at 1:51 p.m. EDT GPM found that one powerful thunderstorm in North Carolina was dropping rain at the extreme rate of 112.96 mm (4.4 inches) per hour. (NASA/JAXA/SSAI, Hal Pierce)

On Feb. 3 at 1:51 p.m. EDT GPM found that one powerful thunderstorm in North Carolina was dropping rain at the extreme rate of 112.96 mm (4.4 inches) per hour. (NASA/JAXA/SSAI, Hal Pierce)

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Advocates Flood Nashville to Call Attention to the Importance of Suicide Prevention for Schools and Health Professionals

 

American Foundation for SuicideNashville, TN – On average, one person dies by suicide every 9.2 hours in Tennessee.

On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016, volunteers from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the largest suicide prevention organization in the United States, will arrive at the state capitol to meet with lawmakers to encourage them to make suicide prevention a priority — specifically by supporting expansion of the Jason Flatt Act and passage of the Kenneth and Madge Tullis, M.D., Suicide Prevention Training Act of 2016.

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#23/25 UT Lady Vols fall in Overtime to #12/11 Texas A&M Aggies, 76-71

 

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UT Lady VolsCollege Station, TX  Jordan Reynolds scored a career-high 16 points but the No. 23/25 Lady Vols came up short in the fourth quarter and overtime in a 76-71 loss to No. 12/11 Texas A&M on Sunday at Reed Arena.

Tennessee (14-9, 5-5 SEC) dominated the third quarter and held a 13-point lead early in the fourth. Texas A&M (16-7, 6-4 SEC) outscored the Lady Vols 36-20 in the fourth-quarter and overtime.

Reynolds scored 16 points on 7-of-13 shooting and also collected seven rebounds and three assists. Mercedes Russell nearly had a double-double with 11 points and nine rebounds. Andraya Carter added 11 points, five boards and four assists in the loss.

Tennessee Lady Vols junior guard Jordan Reynolds scores a career-high 16 points in the loss to Texas A&M. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Lady Vols junior guard Jordan Reynolds scores a career-high 16 points in the loss to Texas A&M. (Donald Page/Tennessee Athletics)

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AAA lists Top-Rated Restaurants in Tennessee

 

Leading-edge restaurants impress knowledgeable guests with innovative menus and enticing surroundings

AAAKnoxville, TN – Throughout the U.S., Canada and Caribbean, only two percent of restaurants are awarded the AAA/CAA Four Diamond Rating for 2016. However, four of them can be found in Tennessee.  

“These restaurants take great pride in attaining the Four Diamond Rating,” said Don Lindsey, Tennessee Public Affairs Director, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Tennesseans and tourists who dine at Four Diamond restaurants can expect personalized service, enhanced guest comfort and memorable experiences.”

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APSU Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center announces Kenneth Maddox as interim director

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Kenneth Maddox has come “back home” to APSU for the spring 2016 semester to serve as the interim director of the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center.

Maddox, a two time alumni of the University, agreed to serve in this capacity after the former director, Henderson Hill III, accepted a new position at the University of Toledo.

Kenneth Maddox named interim director of Austin Peay Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center

Kenneth Maddox named interim director of Austin Peay Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center

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Tennessee State Museum presents “I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage” through June 24th, 2016

 

Tennessee State MuseumNashville, TN – The Tennessee State Museum and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) have collaborated to present museum visitors and theater audiences with an exhibition that gives a snapshot of Tennessee’s rich African American musical heritage.

The exhibition, I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage, is free to the public and on view in the G Level Gallery in the lobby that connects the Tennessee State Museum and TPAC in the Polk Cultural Center.

I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage

I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage

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Clarksville Weekly Market Snapshot from Frazier Allen for the week of February 7th, 2016

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond James - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The economic data were mixed. The ISM Manufacturing Index remained below the break even level in January, with a pickup in new orders and a softening in employment.

The ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Index slowed more than anticipated. The January Employment Report seemed to have something for everybody. Nonfarm payrolls rose less than forecast.

However, the unemployment rate edged lower, hours moved higher and average hourly earnings advanced – all likely to catch the attention of Fed policymakers.

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