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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Memorializes Seven Service Members

 

Tennessee Fallen Heroes Medal Posthumously Awarded

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam joined Tennessee Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder and Major General Terry “Max” Haston of the Tennessee Military Department to pay tribute to seven service members killed in action to include four Marines and one Sailor killed in Chattanooga on July 16th, 2015.

(Top L to R) Thomas Sullivan, David Wyatt, Carson Holmquist, Randall Smith, K.P. Wells, Alexander Bonnyman, Jr., and Gary Reese.

(Top L to R) Thomas Sullivan, David Wyatt, Carson Holmquist, Randall Smith, K.P. Wells, Alexander Bonnyman, Jr., and Gary Reese.

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AAA urges Drivers to be Cautious on Flooded Streets

 

AAAKnoxville, TN – Thunderstorms are creating flash flood situations in Northern Tennessee. AAA urges motorists to be cautious. Heavy rainfall can create dangerous driving conditions with little to no visibility.  It is very important that motorists adjust their typical driving style.

Nearly 1.2 million traffic crashes occur each year on wet pavement with more than a half million injuries and 5,700 deaths, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Slowing down during wet weather driving.

Slowing down during wet weather driving.

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AAA reports 1 in 5 Motorists do not wear a Seat Belt

 

AAA Foundation for Traffic SafetyKnoxville, TN – In 2014, 21,022 motor vehicle passengers lost their lives. Tragically some of these deaths could have been prevented if the passenger had been wearing a seat belt. Seat belts save lives.

Yet, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety research found  nearly 1 in 5 drivers (17.8%) report having driven without wearing their seat belt in the past 30 days; nearly one-fifth (15.2%) report doing this more than once, and more than 1 in 20 (5.6%) report driving without a seat belt fairly often or regularly.

Rear seated passengers are three times more likely to die in a crash

Rear seated passengers are three times more likely to die in a crash

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AAA Reminds Motorists to Slow Down and Move Over, It’s the Law

 

Save Lives During National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

AAAKnoxville, TN – April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. AAA – The Auto Club Group are reminding motorists to Slow Down, Move Over.

The law requires motorists to give adequate space to law enforcement, tow truck drivers, utility service vehicles and other first responders that are stopped on the side of the road.

Move over for law enforcement, service vehicles, and other first responders that are stopped on the side of the road.

Move over for law enforcement, service vehicles, and other first responders that are stopped on the side of the road.

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APSU Athlete of the Week Morgan Kauffman

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Junior Morgan Kauffman, of the Austin Peay State University women’s golf team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Kauffman earned All-Tournament honors at the 2016 Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Golf Championships, placing fifth with a three-round 224 (75-76-73) after moving up three spots to lead the Lady Govs to a fifth-place team finish. She is Austin Peay’s first All-Tournament player since Chelsea Harris’ string of four straight all-tournament honors (2008-11).

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Clarksville Meeting Set for Public Comments on annual Tennessee Health Plan Development

 

Residents Can Provide Suggestions and Comments during Nine Public Meetings

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health has scheduled nine meetings across the state to collect input from the general public about the State Health Plan.

Each meeting will be in a workshop setting, allowing participants to provide comments and recommendations for setting health objectives for communities and to address the state’s population health improvement plan. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Governors Tennis loses at Tennessee Vols

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUKnoxville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team saw its three-match winning streak come to an end Sunday afternoon, falling 7-0 to Tennessee.

The Governors (3-8) dropped two doubles matches to begin the day, and could not overpower the Vols (11-12) who later cruised in singles action.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

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AAA reports that Almost All Tennessee Drivers say Texting While Driving is Dangerous

 

AAAKnoxville, TN – More than 102,000 traffic crashes have been caused by distracted drivers in Tennessee in just the past five years, AAA reports. In recognition of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, AAA warns drivers to put it down, don’t text and drive and avoid any activities that divert attention from the primary driving task.

Any distractions could endanger a driver, passengers, or others sharing the road including bicyclists or pedestrians.

Texting while drive is a serious, life-threatening practice is preventable. Be safe behind the wheel - be social off the road.

Texting while drive is a serious, life-threatening practice is preventable. Be safe behind the wheel – be social off the road.

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APSU Tennis takes on Tennessee Vols Sunday in Knoxville

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – For the first time since 2003, Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team will challenge Tennessee in a dual match this Sunday in Knoxville, TN. First serve is scheduled for 12:30pm, CT.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Tennis gets 4-3 win over Lindsey Wilson

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUColumbia, KY – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team continued its recent 4-3 trend, Wednesday, knocking off No. 7 ranked NAIA power Lindsey Wilson at the Henry Baughman Tennis Complex.

The Governors (3-7) extended their winning streak to three on the season, with all three matches decided by one point.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis. (APSU Sports Information)

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