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AAA reports Malysian Airline Crash pushes Oil Prices Higher

 

AAATampa, FL – News that a Malaysian Airliner was shot down quickly put upward pressure on the price of oil. West Texas Intermediate closed the week at $103.13 a barrel on the NYMEX on Friday – an increase of $2.30 from last week.

“Oil rose on concerns that violence could spread in response to the crash,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Gas prices are currently falling more than a half cent a day, but geopolitical tension could slow the rate of discount at the pump this week.” «Read the rest of this article»

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AAA says Oil Plunges, pushes Gasoline Prices to 3 month lows

 

AAATampa, FL – The price of oil dropped for the third consecutive week, pushing retail prices to their lowest level in months. Sunday, the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline fell for the 16th consecutive day. Since last week, the average price fell 4 cents to $3.62, the cheapest price since April.

Oil settled at its lowest price in two months on the NYMEX as U.S. stockpiles increased last week and supply risks eased in Iraq and Libya. The price for a barrel of oil settled at $100.83 Friday, a $3.23 decline from a week ago. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police report Aldi Robbery Suspect Michael Stinson arrested in Florida

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On June 30th, 2014, the Aldi on Fort Campbell Boulevard was robbed. Clarksville Police Detective Thomas Tranberg secured a warrant for 40 year old Michael Stinson for Aggravated Robbery. He was thought to be headed toward Florida, in a Volvo.

Stinson was arrested Sunday, July 6th, in Santa Rosa Beach, FL. There is no further information at this time.

A photo of Michael Stinson 30 minutes before he committed the robbery at Aldi.

A photo of Michael Stinson 30 minutes before he committed the robbery at Aldi.

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AAA say U.S. Delared World’s Biggest Oil Producer; Gas Prices Drift Lower

 

AAATampa, FL – The United States surpassed Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world’s biggest oil producer this year.

According to a report from the Bank of America Corp., the U.S. is projected to remain the top producer of 2014 because domestic output is forecast to increase and production growth outside the U.S. has been lower than anticipated. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police have identified the Aldi Robbery Suspect as Michael Stinson

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Aldi on Fort Campbell Boulevard was robbed on June 30th, 2014. Clarksville Police Detective Thomas Tranberg secured a warrant for 40 year old Michael Stinson for Aggravated Robbery. He might be headed toward Florida, but if he is still in Clarksville he will be in the Volvo (TN tag L0188P).

Again, if anyone has any information about Michael Stinson and his whereabouts, please call Detective Tranberg at 931.648.0656 Ext. 5482 or the Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline at 931.645.TIPS (8477).

Robbery Suspect Michael Stinson was last scene driving a Volvo with a Davidson County license (TN tag L0188P).

Robbery Suspect Michael Stinson was last scene driving a Volvo with a Davidson County license (TN tag L0188P).

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Golfers earn WGCA All-American Scholar

 

APSU Sports Information Office

Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUCoral Springs, FL - Three Austin Peay State University women’s golfers, graduated senior Rachel Deaton, rising senior Meghan Mueller and rising junior Jessica Cathey, have been named to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars list.

Austin Peay Graduated Rachel Deaton was one of three Lady Govs to be named WGCA All-American Scholar. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Graduated Rachel Deaton was one of three Lady Govs to be named WGCA All-American Scholar. (APSU Sports Information)

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NASA successfully launches Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 spacecraft from Vandenberg Air Force Base

 

Written by Alan Buis
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – NASA successfully launched its first spacecraft dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide at 2:56am PDT (6:56am CDT) Wednesday.

The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) raced skyward from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket. Approximately 56 minutes after the launch, the observatory separated from the rocket’s second stage into an initial 429-mile (690-kilometer) orbit.

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AAA reports Independence Day Gas Prices likely to be Highest in Six Years

 

AAATampa, FL – Gasoline prices are beginning to decline as we approach the Independence Day holiday weekend. AAA forecasts the most automobile travelers in seven years, as more than 34.8 million Americans will drive 50 miles or more.

However, motorists are likely to find the most expensive gasoline prices for Independence Day since 2008.

Independence Day holiday

Independence Day holiday

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AAA says over 41 Million Americans expected to take an Independence Day Getaway

 

Optimistic Americans are dusting off credit cards, helping to boost overall holiday travel volume 1.9% over last year

AAATampa, FL - AAA Travel projects 41 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend, a 1.9 percent increase from the 40.3 million people who traveled last year and a nearly 14 percent increase compared to the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

The majority of travelers will be celebrating their freedom with a road trip, with more than eight in 10 (34.8 million) choosing to travel by automobile, the highest level since 2007. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University to have Renowned Flutist William Bennett in concert, June 27th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Classical music aficionados throughout the area mark June on their calendars each year, because that’s when flutist William Bennett, considered “the greatest living flute player in the world,” hosts a special concert on the Austin Peay State University campus.

This year, he’ll perform his transcription of the Violin Sonata in f minor by Felix Mendelssohn at 7:30pm, Friday, June 27th, in the Mabry Concert Hall.

Flutist William Bennett in concert at APSU on June 27th.

Flutist William Bennett in concert at APSU on June 27th.

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