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AAA says Tennessee Gas Prices are on 13-Day Skid

 

Clarksville in Top Three for Most Expensive Gas in Tennessee

AAATampa, FL Tennessee gas prices are falling after oil prices suffered big losses during the week. The state average declined for the 13th consecutive day on Sunday, for a total discount of 3 cents since May 29th. 

The average price for a gallon of gasoline in Tennessee was $2.09 on Sunday, according to AAA, whose data is collected from credit card swipes and direct feeds from 120,000 gas stations nationwide, in cooperation with OPIS and Wright Express. The state average is 2 cents less than a week ago and 10 cents less than this time last year. 

The National Average Drops Below Year-Ago Levels.

The National Average Drops Below Year-Ago Levels.

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2017 APSU Volleyball schedule highlighted by Season-Opening Tournament, Nationally-Ranked Teams

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – An impressive season-opening home tournament highlights Austin Peay State University’s 2017 Volleyball Schedule released by head coach Taylor Mott, Thursday.

Austin Peay Volleyball releases 2017 Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball releases 2017 Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

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AAA reports New Teen Drivers Three Times as Likely to be Involved in a Deadly Crash

 

AAAKnoxville, TN – New teen drivers, ages 16-17, are three times as likely as adults to be involved in a deadly crash, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

This alarming finding comes as the “100 Deadliest Days” begin, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when the average number of deadly teen driver crashes climbs 15 percent compared to the rest of the year.

AAA reveals alarming new teen crash rates as “100 Deadliest Days” begin.

AAA reveals alarming new teen crash rates as “100 Deadliest Days” begin.

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Nashville Sounds 2017 Baseball Schedule

 

40th Anniversary Season Begins April 6th with Home Opener April 11th

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club has announced its 2017 Pacific Coast League schedule, complete with home and away times for all 142 games.

The 2017 season represents the 40th in club history after beginning play in 1978 in the Southern League. The 40th Anniversary (40th Anniversary logo is attached) season begins Thursday, April 6th when the Sounds travel to Round Rock, Texas for a five-game series with American Southern Division rival, the Round Rock Express.  

“We’re thrilled about the team’s 40th anniversary season and third at First Tennessee Park,” said Sounds General Manager Adam Nuse. “Our staff is working hard to create an exciting promotional schedule that will highlight the rich history of 40 years of Sounds baseball in Nashville.”

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Labor Day’s Beginnings

 

Labor DayWashington, D.C. – Labor Day is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It is observed the first Monday in September.

It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.

Through the years the nation gave increasing emphasis to Labor Day. The first governmental recognition came through municipal ordinances passed during 1885 and 1886.

President Woodrow Wilson (Left) with American Federation of Labor founder and long-time president, Samuel Gompers (Center), and DOL Secretary William B Wilson at an undated Labor Day Rally.

President Woodrow Wilson (Left) with American Federation of Labor founder and long-time president, Samuel Gompers (Center), and DOL Secretary William B Wilson at an undated Labor Day Rally.

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It’s Not a lot of Work to Plan Ahead for a Safe Labor Day

 

Tow to Go Program Available All Holiday Weekend

AAA Foundation for Traffic SafetyTampa, FL – With the end of summer in sight, many Americans will be celebrating Labor Day weekend in one way or another. Whether that involves attending a family barbeque, hosting a party, or visiting the local sports bar, AAA and Budweiser urge everyone to plan ahead to celebrate safely.

That means choosing a Designated Driver, staying where they are celebrating, or arranging for another form of safe transportation.

Celebrate the Holidays Safely by choosing a Designated Driver.

Celebrate the Holidays Safely by choosing a Designated Driver.

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Tennessee Department of Transportation Halts Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways for Labor Day Weekend

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the Labor Day holiday travel period. Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity beginning at noon on Friday, September 2nd through 6:00am on Tuesday, September 6th.

This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists traveling during the busy Labor Day holiday.

Holiday Travelers Won’t Be Delayed by Road Construction. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

Holiday Travelers Won’t Be Delayed by Road Construction. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum September 2016 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in September at the Museum are: Nina Covington: Explorations, Plane Clarksville, Women Painting Women, Tammy O’Connor: Hand Shadows, Olen Bryant: Tennessee Treasure, and Second Saturday Free Admission Day: Pokemon Party.

Nina Covington

Nina Covington

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Austin Peay State University Homeschool Music Program presents new offerings in 2016

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Since 2013, the Austin Peay State University Homeschool Music Program has offered general music courses for home-schooled students in Middle Tennessee and southern Kentucky.

Beginning with the 2016-17 academic year, Austin Peay has announced the launch of several additional opportunities targeted at early childhood, upper elementary and middle school students.

Austin Peay State University's Music / Mass Communication Building. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Music / Mass Communication Building. (APSU)

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AAA reports Gas Prices reach 50 Day High

 

AAATampa, FL – Gas prices are on the rise as Americans prepare for a Labor Day road trip. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is 14 cents more expensive than last week in Florida, and 9 cents more expensive in Georgia and Tennessee.

Motorists going to the pump will find the highest prices in more than 50 days.

Higher oil prices push gas prices up.

Higher oil prices push gas prices up.

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