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Austin Peay State University to host Fifth Annual Holiday Dinner December 5th and 6th

 

The APSU Music DepartmentClarksville, TN – On a Saturday evening last December, a thin layer of snow covered Downtown Clarksville. An icy, winter wind rattled the decorations hanging from streetlights, and most of the sidewalks were empty because it was too cold to go outside.

One of the only signs of life on that quiet night came from the center of the Austin Peay State University campus, where hundreds of people hurried into the Morgan University Center for the Department of Music’s Annual Holiday Dinner.

5th Annual Holiday Dinner set for December 5th and 6th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Global Trends Report ranks Tennessee as Top State for Foreign Job Investment

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – According to the most recent Global Trends Report, Tennessee has been ranked the top state in the nation for foreign direct investment job commitments in 2013.

The annual report from the IBM Institute for Business Value measured the number of jobs created by foreign-owned companies in each state during the 2013 calendar year. Following Tennessee in the rankings were Texas, Georgia and Ohio. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Golf signs Finnish junior for 2014-15 season

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Jonas Vaisanen, a member of the Finland Boys National Team, has signed a letter of intent to play men’s golf at Austin Peay State University.

The Karrby, Finland native comes to APSU after a superb junior career in his native Finland, where he was a member of the Finland Boys National Team, and Northern Europe.

Austin Peay Governors Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Governors Golf. (APSU Sports Information)

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Sweet research from the American Heart Association: Good chocolate is good for Women’s Hearts

 

American Heart AssociationNashville, TN – Here’s your Valentine’s gift from the American Heart Association: according to a study done in Sweden, women who ate an average of one to two ounces per week of high-quality chocolate had a 32 percent lower risk of developing heart failure than those who ate none at all.

Chocolate Heart

Chocolate Heart

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NASA’s Galaxy Evolution Explorer data confirms Spiral Galaxy as Largest ever discovered

 

Written by Whitney Clavin
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – The spectacular barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872 has ranked among the biggest stellar systems for decades. Now a team of astronomers from the United States, Chile and Brazil has crowned it the largest known spiral, based on archival data from NASA’s Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) mission, which has since been loaned to the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.

Measuring tip-to-tip across its two outsized spiral arms, NGC 6872 spans more than 522,000 light-years, making it more than five times the size of our Milky Way galaxy.

This composite of the giant barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872 combines visible light images from the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope with far-ultraviolet (1,528 angstroms) data from NASA's GALEX and 3.6-micron infrared data acquired by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. (Image credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/ESO/JPL-Caltech/DSS)

This composite of the giant barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872 combines visible light images from the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope with far-ultraviolet (1,528 angstroms) data from NASA’s GALEX and 3.6-micron infrared data acquired by NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. (Image credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/ESO/JPL-Caltech/DSS)

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U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team will play at LP Field in Nashville, TN on February 13th, 2013

 

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USA Opens 2013 against Scotland on February 9th in Jacksonville, FL.

U.S. SoccerChicago, IL – The U.S. Women’s National Team will make a two-game tour of the southeast to open 2013 as a second U.S. WNT match against Scotland has been added on Wednesday, February 13th, at LP Field in Nashville, Tennessee. The kickoff time at the home of the NFL’s Tennessee Titans and broadcast information will be released at a later date.

U.S. Soccer is celebrating its 100-year Anniversary in 2013 and will host a number of commemorative events throughout the year. «Read the rest of this article»

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Blizzard Entertainment announces Global Launch Celebration for World of Warcraft(R): Mists of Pandaria(TM)

 

World of Warcraft: Mists of PandariaIrvine, CA – Blizzard Entertainment today unveiled plans for several official global launch events celebrating the upcoming release of World of Warcraft®: Mists of Pandaria. Beginning on the evening of September 24th, key retail partners in the US, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Spain, Sweden, the UK, Brazil, Mexico, Chile, and the region of Taiwan will welcome gamers who will be among the first to purchase and play the highly anticipated fourth expansion for the world’s most popular subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game.

Yaungol in Kun-Lai Summit.

Yaungol in Kun-Lai Summit.

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American Heart Association says Regular, Moderate, Coffee Drinking may reduce Heart Failure Risk

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – If you drink coffee regularly in moderation, you could reduce your risk of heart failure, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation Heart Failure.

Researchers, analyzing previous studies on the link between coffee consumption and heart failure, found that moderate coffee drinking as part of a daily routine may be linked with a significantly lower risk of heart failure. In contrast, indulging excessively may be linked with an increased chance of developing serious heart problems. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tatiana Ariza set to make Women’s World Cup appearance with Columbian National Team, Tuesday

 

APSU Sports: Women’s Soccer

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – For the first time in school history, Austin Peay State University women’s soccer program will be represented in FIFA’s Women’s World Cup with upcoming sophomore Tatiana Ariza playing for the Colombian national team, beginning with a Tuesday match against Sweden.

Although the appearance is new to this Colombian team, Ariza is one of several players that participated in the U-20 Women’s World Cup, last summer, also in Germany. Ariza also was a key player in the U-17 team’s run in 2008.

Lady Gov's Tatiana Ariza. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Lady Gov's Tatiana Ariza. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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