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Montgomery Central High School Students are trying to Win Verizon Grant

 

Montgomery Central High School - MCHS - IndiansCunningham, TN – Students from the Montgomery Central High School Academy of Plant and Animal Systems were named Best in State winners of the fifth annual Verizon Innovative Learning app challenge.

MCHS is now trying to win a grant from Verizon and have developed an app for their school. They are currently in second place! You can help support our MCHS Academy students by texting BUDDYCEN to 22333. Deadline for voting is February 14th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville AT&T Customers find themselves without Internet; Outage affects thousands across Tennessee

 

AT&T INCNashville, TN – On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015, thousands of AT&T customers found themselves without internet and spotty cell phone service. The outage has affected users in Clarksville, Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga in Tennessee.

The outage is widespread affecting as far north as Louisville, KY and south to Huntsville, AL.

AT&T Internet Outage Map - August 4th, 2015. (DownDetector.com)

AT&T Internet Outage Map – August 4th, 2015. (DownDetector.com)

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Consumer Reports says 45 State Attorneys General Call on Phone Companies to Help Stop Robocalls

 

Pressure Builds for Phone Carriers to Provide Customers With Call-Blocking Tools

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NYAttorneys General from 45 states around the country called on the major phone companies today to provide their customers with effective tools to help stop the flood of unwanted robocalls.

The effort comes just weeks after the Federal Communications Commission made clear that phone companies can and should offer such tools and as nearly 330,000 Americans have joined Consumers Union’s End Robocalls campaign calling on them to do so. «Read the rest of this article»

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MWR Fall Fest to Bring Seasonal Fun to Fort Campbell

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Autumn has just as many fun opportunities as summer! Your Family and you can kick off the change of seasons with Fall Fest at Fort Campbell. Fall Fest will feature free pumpkins (one per child while supplies last), free pumpkin decorations, free face painting, free inflatables, and more. An adult must accompany all children who are under 18 years of age.

Fall Fest will be held Saturday, October 11th from 12:00pm to 6:00pm at the Division Parade Field. It is fun for the entire Family and free to attend!

2014 Fort Campbell MWR Fall Fest

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Consumers Union: FCC net neutrality plan is far from neutral

 

Consumers UnionWashington, D.C. – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved an initial proposal for so-called “Open Internet” rules that may allow Internet service providers to charge online companies for faster access to consumers, which have raised concerns that the plan could create fast lanes and slow lanes for Internet traffic.

In response to those concerns about a two-tiered Internet, the Commission is now asking for public comment on whether paid prioritization deals should be banned and whether the Internet should be regulated as a public utility. «Read the rest of this article»

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Special Concert with Big & Rich opened the 2014 Week of the Eagles at Fort Campbell on Friday

 

2014 Fort Campbell Week of the EaglesFort Campbell, KY – The 2014 Week of the Eagles Celebration kicked off on Friday with a Division Run and the Week of the Eagles Concert headlined by Big and Rich with Special Guest Cowboy Troy, Joe Diffie, and Mallory Hope. Sporting events and athletic competitions continue throughout the week, and the 2014 Week of the Eagles closes out on Thursday with the 101st Airborne Division Review.

As things kicked off Clarksville Online spoke with Melissa Schaffner, the Marketing Manager for the Fort Campbell Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR). “We’ve got a great lineup for this evening! We started out with Cover Down, the 101st Airborne Division Rock Band; following them will be Mallory Hope an up-and-coming artists out of Nashville; then we will have Joe Diffie, a big country music star during the 90s, who is making a repeat visit to Fort Campbell; and our headliner tonight will be Big and Rich with special guest Cowboy Troy, personal favorite of mine! I love Big and Rich so I’m really excited about this show.”

Big Kenny and John Rich performing on Stage at the 2014 Week of the Eagles Concert on Friday

Big Kenny and John Rich performing on Stage at the 2014 Week of the Eagles Concert on Friday

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Consumer Reports looks at products that let your run your Home from your Phone

 

Findings from the latest tests of home automation products including smart appliances, app-enabled locks, musical toilets and more

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – The number of home automation products is exploding. And according to a survey of nearly 2, 500 subscribers from Consumer Reports, almost 20 percent of respondents who have a smart phone or tablet already use it to remotely control some aspect of their home, and almost 70 percent of those who don’t voiced interest in doing so in the future. «Read the rest of this article»

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Consumer Reports Cell-Phone Service Ratings shows Sprint at the Bottom

 

Smaller Providers of No-contract and Prepaid Service Continue to Rate High; Seven Ways to cut Phone Costs

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – Sprint is now the lowest-Rated carrier in Consumer Reports’ latest annual cell-phone service Ratings, based on a survey of 58,399 subscribers by the Consumer Reports National Research Center.

While it trailed only Verizon in overall customer satisfaction among the major carriers in last year’s ratings, Sprint received dismal marks this year for value, voice, text and 4G reliability. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony December 5th

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Join Fort Campbell Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) as we light the tree at Town Center Park, located across from McAuliffe Hall.

The Annual Tree Lighting ceremony will take place on December 5th starting at 4:45pm and will include holiday music from the 101st Airborne Division Band, comments from a 101st Airborne Division Command representative, caroling, lighting of the tree, crafts, and a special visitor from the North Pole. «Read the rest of this article»

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Nashville Area Verizon Stores Host Food Drive

 

VerizonNashville, TN – On Tuesday, October 29th thru Saturday, November 23rd, Verizon Wireless stores in the Nashville area will host a drive to benefit area nonprofits that distribute food to people in need, such as Second Harvest Food Bank, the Salvation Army and Smyrna/LaVergne Food Bank.

The company invites the community to donate non-perishable food items, such as baby food, baby formula, canned beans, canned vegetables, condiments, cookies, crackers, fruit juice, jelly, pasta, pasta sauce, peanut butter, rice, soups and salad dressing. «Read the rest of this article»

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