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Tennessee Department of Health reports 959 new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee, March 4th, 2021

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – On Thursday, March 4th, 2021, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 652,083 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus. That is an increase of 959 cases from Wednesday’s 651,124. There have been 9,248 (+33) confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

There have been   T W E N T Y  S I X   new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Montgomery County. The total is 17,444. Six of the new cases reported today were in the age group of 5-18 year olds. There have been 213 deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus. There were 412 tests given with 29 positive results for a 7.0 percent positive.

COVID-19 Coronavirus

COVID-19 Coronavirus

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NASA has selected Mars Ascent Propulsion System for Mars Sample Return

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – NASA has awarded the Mars Ascent Propulsion System (MAPS) contract to Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation of Elkton, Maryland, to provide propulsion support and products for spaceflight missions at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

Coupled with the successful touchdown of the Mars Perseverance rover, this award moves NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) one step closer to realizing Mars Sample Return (MSR), a highly ambitious planetary exploration program that will build upon decades of science, knowledge, and experience of Mars exploration.

This illustration shows a concept of how the NASA Mars Ascent Vehicle could be launched from the surface of Mars in one step of the Mars sample return mission. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

This illustration shows a concept of how the NASA Mars Ascent Vehicle could be launched from the surface of Mars in one step of the Mars sample return mission. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture reminds Tennesseans Burn Permits are required through May 15th

 

Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of ForestryNashville, TN – With the snow and ice behind us, warmer weather is springing up across the state. That’s a sign it’s time for yard and farm clean-up. With debris burning a useful tool to get rid of yard waste, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry is reminding citizens that if they plan to burn outdoors, a burn permit is required through May 15th in most counties.

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APSU Women’s Tennis hosts Illinois State Friday, travels to North Alabama Saturday

 

APSU Women's TennisClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis is set to take the court for its home opener when it hosts a 11:00am, Friday match against Illinois State at the Governors Tennis Courts; the Govs will then hit the road for an 11:00am, Saturday match against North Alabama at the UNA Varsity Tennis Courts in Florence, Alabama.

Austin Peay State University Women's Tennis plays Illinois State at home Friday then heads to North Alabama, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Tennis plays Illinois State at home Friday then heads to North Alabama, Saturday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Marsha Blackburn Hosts Tennessee Business Owners To Discuss Effects of a $15 Minimum Wage

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Senator Marsha Blackburn (R—Tenn.) hosted a virtual roundtable with Tennessee small business owners to discuss the impact of increasing the minimum wage to $15.00 an hour.

“A $15.00 minimum wage would destroy small businesses and job opportunities in our workforce,” said Senator Blackburn.

“Some politicians are trying to fit their radical agenda into the already massive spending bill,” Senator Blackburn stated.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Austin Peay State University Baseball travels to Northwestern State for Three-Game Series

 

APSU BaseballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball team returns to the road and makes its first trip to Louisiana in 25 years when it meets Northwestern State in a three-game series, Friday-Sunday, at Brown-Stroud Field in Natchitoches.

Austin Peay State University Baseball returns to the road this weekend with visit to Louisiana to take on Northwestern State. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Baseball returns to the road this weekend with visit to Louisiana to take on Northwestern State. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Soccer is on the road Friday to face SIU Edwardsville

 

Austin Peay (0-1-0 | 0-1-0 OVC) at SIU Edwardsville (1-0-0 | 1-0-0 OVC)

Friday, March 5th, 2021 | 7:00pm CT
Edwardsville, IL | Korte Stadium

APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN –  Austin Peay State University (APSU) soccer is set to wrap up the opening week of the delayed 2020 season when it travels to SIU Edwardsville for a 7:00pm, Friday, March 5th match against the Cougars at Korte Stadium in Edwardsville, Illinois.

Austin Peay State University Soccer travels to SIU Edwardsville for 7:00pm match. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Soccer travels to SIU Edwardsville for 7:00pm match. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Transportation 2020+ reaction mostly positive

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s Transportation 2020+ Strategy has been met with a mostly positive reaction, with some 64 percent of citizens who responded to an online survey saying they support or might support the plan, while 36 percent said they definitely do not support it.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts last month presented a summary of the plan to the City Council, and invited citizens to take a hard look at the document and offer their thoughts.

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Austin Peay State University Softball plays three game series at Southeast Missouri this weekend

 

APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball team will open the Ohio Valley Conference part of its 2021 schedule this weekend, as they travel to Cape Girardeau, Missouri, for a three-game series against Southeast Missouri.

Austin Peay State University Softball begins OVC Slate at Southeast Missouri, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Softball begins OVC Slate at Southeast Missouri, Friday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Greenway Trail Ceremony, Ribbon Cutting set for March 16th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will host the APSU Greenway Trail Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting at 11:00am on Tuesday, March 16th, 2021 at the APSU Pace Alumni Center at Emerald Hill, located at 751 North Second Street in Clarksville.

Austin Peay State University to host APSU Greenway Trail Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting on March 16th. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University to host APSU Greenway Trail Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting on March 16th. (APSU)

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