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American Heart Association says Final FDA Rules Guide Consumers Down the Path to Good Nutrition

 

American Heart AssociationWashington, D.C. – American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) final rules to update the Nutrition Facts label and the serving sizes of foods:

“Clear, easy-to-understand food labels will help put Americans on the path to healthy eating. The FDA’s final nutrition rules will ensure that consumers are empowered with the guidance they need to make healthier, more informed food choices that can reduce their risk for heart disease and stroke.

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Patchy Dense Fog possible for Clarksville Montgomery County this morning

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that patchy dense fog is possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County and across Middle Tennessee through the mid morning hours today, Saturday, May 21st.

As significant breaks in cloud coverage has occurred, patchy dense fog, fog that limits visibilities to less than or equal to one quarter of a mile has formed across locations approaching the Tennessee River valley early this morning.

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NASA Study reveals reasons for Sea Ice Changes at the Arctic, Antarctica

 

Written by Alan Buis
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – Why has the sea ice cover surrounding Antarctica been increasing slightly, in sharp contrast to the drastic loss of sea ice occurring in the Arctic Ocean? A new NASA-led study finds the geology of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are responsible.

A NASA/NOAA/university team led by Son Nghiem of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, used satellite radar, sea surface temperature, land form and bathymetry (ocean depth) data to study the physical processes and properties affecting Antarctic sea ice.

Older, rougher and thicker Antarctic sea ice in the Bellingshausen Sea in Oct. 2007, within the sea ice shield surrounding Antarctica. The ice in this region is approximately 33 feet (10 meters) thick. (M.J. Lewis)

Older, rougher and thicker Antarctic sea ice in the Bellingshausen Sea in Oct. 2007, within the sea ice shield surrounding Antarctica. The ice in this region is approximately 33 feet (10 meters) thick. (M.J. Lewis)

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Nashville Sounds beat Sacramento River Cats 2-1 for 6th Straight Win

 

Right-hander Matches Career-Best Seven Innings

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – Daniel Mengden continued his torrid stretch and delivered seven stellar innings to lead the Nashville Sounds to a 2-1 win over the Sacramento River Cats in front of 5,492 fans Friday night at First Tennessee Park.

It’s the sixth consecutive win for the Sounds who are now three games above .500 at 22-19 and sit in first place in the American South Division. They’ve won eight of their last nine games at home.

Mengden’s last three outings have been seven inning starts. Since being promoted from Double-A Midland on May 2nd, he has allowed two earned runs in 27 innings. Between Midland and Nashville, he has allowed a total of four earned runs in 50 innings.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

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Hands Across the Border kickoff

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Today, Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 1:00pm, the Clarksville Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Kentucky State Police, Christian County Sheriff’s Office, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Hopkinsville Police Department and Oak Grove Police Department put on a press event that was coordinated by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO).

Law Enforcement Liaison (LEL) Tony Burnett from the THSO led the event by welcoming the media and others in attendance. He thanked all the law enforcement personnel representing each of the agencies and explained the Hands Across the Border (HATB) campaign.

Hands Across the Border press event

Hands Across the Border press event

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Clarksville-Montgomery County 2016 Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Today, May 20th, 2016, members of the Clarksville Community, along with communities across the United States throughout this National Police Week, gathered to remember law enforcement officers who lost their lives in the line of duty and to honor their memory.

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15th falls as “National Police Week.” Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

Clarksville-Montgomery County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

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Tennessee Department of Transportation announces High-Impact Interstate Lane Closures this Weekend

 

Drivers should plan ahead for construction on I-40 and I-24

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – It’s paving season in Tennessee, and this weekend there are two major interstate projects in the mid-state area that will have a significant impact on weekend travel.

Drivers should take note of the following scheduled construction activity on Interstate 24 in the Clarksville area and Interstate 40 in the Lebanon area.

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Joint Investigation yields Homicide charge in Dickson Woman’s Death

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – In a joint investigation, Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and investigators from the Dickson Police Department have charged a White Bluff man in connection to the death of his former neighbor.

At the request of the Dickson Police Department and 23rd District Attorney General Ray Crouch, TBI Agents joined the investigation into the death of Cynthia Darlene Green on March 8th, shortly after authorities discovered the woman’s body in her East Railroad Street apartment.

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Localized Heavy Rainfall possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County today

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Nashville reports a low pressure area will move across Clarksville-Montgomery County and the mid-state today providing the potential for locally heavy rainfall.

Many spots will likely see accumulations of up to an inch of rain and some isolated spots could get between 2 and 3 inches. Localized ponding of water will be likely with the heavier showers and thunderstorms today.

1 to 2 inches of heavy rainfall possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County, this afternoon.

1 to 2 inches of heavy rainfall possible for Clarksville-Montgomery County, this afternoon.

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Fort Campbell Task Force Strike personnel orchestrate movement into Operation Inherent Resolve

 

Written by 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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

Asia – As the Soldiers of Task Force Strike arrive in theater as part of Operation Inherent Resolve on their way to many different locations throughout Iraq, personnel here ensure they get to where they need to go at the time they are supposed to.

Many of the liaisons here deployed early, arriving in the country weeks before other Soldiers to ensure that the conditions would be set for the task force’s arrival.

“I deployed about three weeks ago” said CW1 Issac German, Task Force Strike mobility warrant officer. “My duty is to get all the Strike personnel and equipment from Fort Campbell to their end location, wherever that may be.”

Two personnel from Task Force Strike practice proper Joint Service Lightweight Integrated Suit Technology (JSLIST) removal procedures at a training and logistical camp in southwest Asia, May 11, 2016. (1st Lt. Daniel I. Johnson)

Two personnel from Task Force Strike practice proper Joint Service Lightweight Integrated Suit Technology (JSLIST) removal procedures at a training and logistical camp in southwest Asia, May 11, 2016. (1st Lt. Daniel I. Johnson)

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