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Tennessee Department of Health Cautions Travel by Pregnant Women and their Sexual Partners as Zika Virus Disease is a Threat in Vacation Areas

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Seasonal frosts that help reduce mosquito activity in Tennessee will arrive soon, bringing some relief from the blood-feeding insects.

Mosquitoes in Tennessee are currently known to transmit diseases such as West Nile virus and La Crosse Encephalitis. With 45 cases of travel-related Zika Virus Disease confirmed thus far this year in Tennessee, there is yet another reason to “Fight the Bite.”

Danger of Having a Baby with Microcephaly Should Alert Couples to Important Precautions

Danger of Having a Baby with Microcephaly Should Alert Couples to Important Precautions

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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency confirms sighting of Cougar in Wayne County

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has confirmed the sighting of a cougar in Wayne County on property located in an area between Linden and the county seat of Waynesboro.

A trail camera captured the cat’s image on September 4th and the agency, as it does when it receives reports accompanied by credible evidence, began investigating the report.

“We often get asked what it means if we confirm the documentation of a cat in an area where we haven’t seen one before,” said Joy Sweaney, a wildlife biologist with TWRA and head of the agency’s Cougar Action Team.

Cougar sighting in Wayne County confirmed by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

Cougar sighting in Wayne County confirmed by Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

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Tennessee Department of Health Corrects Accidental Gunshot Death Data

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health confirmed today that a data error resulted in inaccurate accidental gunshot death numbers for 2014 being reported.

After manually reviewing death certificates, TDH reports five people died from accidental gunshot wounds in the state in 2014.

Data Error Causes Misreporting; Five Accidental Gunshot Deaths Confirmed for 2014

Data Error Causes Misreporting; Five Accidental Gunshot Deaths Confirmed for 2014

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan proclaims Constitution Week

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan met Thursday with members of the Captain William Edmiston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution to proclaim Constitution Week in Clarksville.

The United States Constitution stands as this country’s enduring governmental roadmap and a testament to the tenacity of Americans throughout history to maintain their liberties, freedoms and inalienable rights.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan presents the Constitution Week proclamation to members of the local Daughters of the American Revolution. Taking part are (top, from left) Gail Longton, Barbara Wilbur, Alicia Clark and (bottom, from left) Cynthia Gray, Mayor McMillan and Sheri Ripple.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan presents the Constitution Week proclamation to members of the local Daughters of the American Revolution. Taking part are (top, from left) Gail Longton, Barbara Wilbur, Alicia Clark and (bottom, from left) Cynthia Gray, Mayor McMillan and Sheri Ripple.

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Last Meeting between Tennessee Titans and Oakland Raiders

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Derek Carr passed for 330 yards and three touchdowns, including the game-winner with less than two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, helping the Oakland Raiders exit a soggy Nissan Stadium with a 24-21 victory over the Tennessee Titans.

Carr completed 24 of 37 passes without throwing an interception on a rainy afternoon in which his counterpart, Titans rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota, was victimized by two costly interceptions. Mariota’s second picked off pass came in Oakland territory with 43 seconds on the clock to end the Titans’ hopes of pulling out a dramatic win.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) attempts a pass during the second half against the Oakland Raiders at Nissan Stadium. The Raiders won 24-21. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) attempts a pass during the second half against the Oakland Raiders at Nissan Stadium. The Raiders won 24-21. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Austin Peay State University 2016 Homecoming Concert to feature platinum recording artist Frankie Ballard

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – As a part of the 2016 Austin Peay State University Homecoming week of events, the APSU Govs Programming Council (GPC) presents a concert featuring platinum recording artist Frankie Ballard, featuring special guest Jason Mizelle.

The concert takes place Thursday, October 20th, at 7:00pm in the Foy Fitness and Recreation Center on the University campus. Tickets are $10.00 for students until October 2nd and $20.00 for students after October 3rd, and may be purchased online at www.austinpeaytickets.com

2016 APSU Homecoming to feature concert featuring Frankie Ballard.

2016 APSU Homecoming to feature concert featuring Frankie Ballard.

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Women in Business luncheon set for October 11th

 

Topic is “Finding your Audience”

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce presents artist Miranda Herrick as the speaker at its Women in Business luncheon on Tuesday, October 11th. The event begins at 11:30am and will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 290 Alfred Thun Road.

Herrick was born in Vicenza, Italy in 1977. Her father’s military career took her family many places before they settled in Clarksville in the early 1990’s.

Artist Miranda Herrick to speak at next Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Women in Business luncheon.

Artist Miranda Herrick to speak at next Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Women in Business luncheon.

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Previous Tennessee Titans match ups against Oakland Raiders

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – There have been 48 all-time regular season and postseason games between the Tennessee Titans and Oakland Raiders organizations, two of the original eight members of the American Football League.

The rivalry has been filled with historically significant contests, including their very first match up. On September 11th, 1960, the Houston Oilers defeated the Raiders 37-22 in the first game of either franchise’s existence.

The Raiders currently hold a 28-20 advantage in the series, including a 4-0 mark against the Titans in postseason play. They have met in an AFL Playoff Game (1969), an AFL Championship Game (1967), an AFC Wild Card Game (1980) and most recently the 2002 AFC Championship Game.

Tennessee Titans receiver Kendall Wright (13) celebrates after scoring on a 10-yard touchdown reception with 10 seconds left against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum. The Titans defeated the Raiders 23-19. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans receiver Kendall Wright (13) celebrates after scoring on a 10-yard touchdown reception with 10 seconds left against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum. The Titans defeated the Raiders 23-19. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

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Montgomery County Embraces Technology for Long Distance Ridesharing

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett is proud to introduce Hytch to the citizens of Montgomery County. Hytch is a free phone app available to all smart phone users to match drivers with similar routes for potential ride sharing. The Hytch concept is simple — match, chat, ride, repeat.

Montgomery County Mayor Durrett states, “We know that approximately 20,000 people choose to work outside of Montgomery County with the majority of those using the I-24 corridor between Clarksville and Nashville.”

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Tennessee Titans play Oakland Raiders Sunday at Nissan Stadium

 

Tennessee Titans (1-1) VS. Oakland Raiders (1-1)

Sunday, September 25th, 2016 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN | Nissan Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Following a thrilling victory on the road last week, the Tennessee Titans (1-1) return home to face the Oakland Raiders (1-1) this week. Kickoff at Nissan Stadium (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, September 25th.

This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF NewsChannel 5. Play-by-play announcer Andrew Catalon will call the action alongside analysts Steve Tasker and Steve Beuerlein.

The Titans Radio Network, including Nashville flagship 104.5 The Zone, will carry the game across the Mid-South with the “Voice of the Titans” Mike Keith, analyst Frank Wycheck, gameday host Rhett Bryan and sideline reporter Jonathan Hutton.

Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray (29) runs the ball during the first quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. (Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray (29) runs the ball during the first quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. (Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports)

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