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Dodging the Roadkill: A Step In The Right Direction

 

Dodging the Roadkill - A Biker's JourneyClarksville, TN – Earlier this month, the new Motorcycle Advisory Council held its first meeting.  The “MAC” was created to support and advise the Federal Highway Administration on reducing motorcycle fatalities and improving infrastructure across the country.

The ten member committee held its meeting in Arlington, VA, and is comprised of experts in a variety of motorcycle and infrastructure topics.  The day long meeting was to discuss work zone improvements, roundabouts, roadside hardware, crash testing and other topics.

Bikers at a Traffic Light.

Bikers at a Traffic Light.

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AAA reports Gas Prices drop 12 Cents this Month

 

Gas Prices but nearly 20 Cents More Expensive on the Year

AAATampa,  FL – On the week, the national average dropped three cents to $2.43. Motorists in the Midwest are seeing the largest drops at the pump, by as much as 10 cents.

However, two states are paying more on the week: Indiana (+3 cents) and Hawaii (+1 cent). The national gas price average is 12 cents cheaper than one month ago, but that’s not the case compared to this time last year.

“More than 97 million Americans will begin to hit the road this week for the holidays – the most ever on record,” said Jeanette Casselano, AAA spokesperson.

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#21 Tennessee Vols Basketball hits the road to take on Wake Forest

 

#21 Tennessee at Wake Forest

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017 | 11:30am CT
Winston-Salem, NC | Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum | TV: ESPN2

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsWinston-Salem, NC – The 21st-ranked Tennessee Volunteers hit the road again this weekend to face off against another ACC foe in Wake Forest at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The game will tip at 12:30pm and will be televised live on ESPN2 and streamed online via WatchESPN

Tennessee (8-2) enters the matchup with a pair of victories over teams from the ACC (NC State, 67-58, and Georgia Tech, 77-70) already this season. UT fell to No. 7 North Carolina in a hard-fought battle in Thompson-Boling Arena last Sunday, marking the Vols’ first home loss of the year. On Wednesday, Tennessee bounced back to hold off a Furman team riding a five-game winning streak, 66-61.

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APSU Basketball plays Western Kentucky at the Dunn Center, Friday

 

Austin Peay vs. Western Kentucky

Friday, December 22nd, 2017 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Dunn Center

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s basketball will conclude the pre-Christmas and non-conference schedule in a rare 7:00pm Friday night tilt against Western Kentucky.

The Govs and Hilltoppers renew acquaintances for the 55th time since 1942, and 13th since Western Kentucky departed the conference in 1982.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball will host Western Kentucky Frida night at the Dunn Center. Tip off is at 7:00pm. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball will host Western Kentucky Frida night at the Dunn Center. Tip off is at 7:00pm. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Basketball hosts Troy, Tuesday

 

Austin Peay vs. Troy

Tuesday, December 18th, 2017 | 7:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | APSU Dunn Center
APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – After finishing a difficult non-conference road slate, Austin Peay State University men’s basketball returns to the Dunn Center for an extended stay, beginning with a 7:00pm, Tuesday, contest against Troy.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball plays Troy at the Dunn Center Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball plays Troy at the Dunn Center Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Basketball falls in overtime to Evansville

 

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APSU Men's BasketballEvansville, IN – A dominant performance from freshman Terry Taylor led to a late rally on the road forced to force overtime, but Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team simply ran out of time against Evansville, falling 78-74 to the Purple Aces at the Ford Center, Saturday.

Taylor had one of the best performances of a still-young Austin Peay career, pouring in a career-best 30 points on 12-of-17 shooting to lead all scorers.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball comes up short at Evansville Purple Aces in overtime, 78-74. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball comes up short at Evansville Purple Aces in overtime, 78-74. (APSU Sports Information)

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AAA reports Gas Prices and Consumer Demand on Steady Decline

 

AAATampa, FL – The national average price for a gallon of gasoline dropped two cents on the week to $2.46. East Coast and Midwest states are seeing the largest drops in gas prices – as much as six cents – in the last week.

While a small number of states, who historically experience ongoing volatility, are seeing increases: Indiana (+11 cents), Michigan (+8 cents), Ohio (+4 cents), Hawaii (+1 cent) and Illinois (+1 cent).

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Tennessee Vols Basketball plays Lipscomb at Thompson-Boling Arena, Saturday

 

Tennessee vs. Lipscomb

Saturday, December 9th, 2017 | 1:15pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee men’s basketball team is set to begin a three-game home stand this weekend, beginning with Lipscomb on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena. The game will tip at 1:15pm CT and will be televised live on SEC Network and streamed online via WatchESPN.

Matt Stewart (play-by-play) and Debbie Antonelli (analyst) are on the call for Saturday’s matchup for SEC Network. Fans can also listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to catch Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action. Tickets are still available and can be purchased online through AllVols.com.

Tennessee Men's Basketball returns to Thompson-Boling Arena for three game home stand beginning with Lipscomb this Saturday at 1:15pm CT. (Tennessee Athletics) «Read the rest of this article»

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AAA says Heading into December, Gas Prices Decline Across the Country

 

AAATampa, FL – The national gas price average has been trending cheaper for 10 days. At $2.51, today’s price is three cents less than last Monday. On the week, 49 states are paying less at the pump for a gallon of regular gasoline.

The District of Columbia and Hawaii saw their gas price increase by one cent. Prices have dropped between one and 15 cents elsewhere across the country.

Price at the pump continues to fall.

Price at the pump continues to fall.

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APSU Basketball travels to Oklahoma State Wednesday

 

Austin Peay at Oklahoma State

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 | 7:00pm CT
Stillwater, OK | Gallagher-Iba Arena

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Another battle against a high-major foe awaits Austin Peay State University men’s basketball in Stillwater, Oklahoma as the Govs get set to battle Oklahoma State, 7:00pm, Wednesday, November 29th at historic Gallagher-Iba Arena.

It’s the continuation of a stout schedule for first-year head coach Matt Figger and his charges.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball hit the road Wednesday to take on Oklahoma State at 7:00pm. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball hit the road Wednesday to take on Oklahoma State at 7:00pm. (APSU Sports Information)

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