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American Heart Association says Maintaining Weight Loss beneficial for people with Type 2 Diabetes

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – According to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the open access journal of the American Heart Association people with Type 2 diabetes who regained weight forfeited the initial benefits of reduced risk of heart disease or stroke compared to those who maintained their weight loss.

Regaining weight previously lost is common and can deteriorate the initial benefits of lowered heart disease or stroke risks.

Keeping off at least 75% of lost weight sustained or improved the initial benefits. (American Heart Association)

Keeping off at least 75% of lost weight sustained or improved the initial benefits. (American Heart Association)

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NASA’s Lucy Mission completes Critcal Design Review

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationGreenbelt, MD – On Friday, October 18th, 2019,  NASA’s Lucy mission successfully completed its Critical Design Review.

During this review, Lucy team members presented the completed mission design, demonstrating that the team has met all the technical challenges of the mission and is ready to begin building hardware. After the review completion, NASA’s independent review board provided a green light for proceeding into the fabrication/manufacturing stage of the mission.

Artist's concept of Lucy Mission. (SwRI)

Artist’s concept of Lucy Mission. (SwRI)

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U.S. Representative Mark Green accepting Service Academy Nominations

 

U.S. house of RepresentativesWashington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Green’s office is accepting applications for nominations to the U.S. military service academies. The deadline for applying for a U.S. military service academy nomination is 5:00pm on Friday, November 1st, 2019. The application is open to students in Tennessee’s 7th Congressional District.

The honor of attending a military service academy comes with the obligation and commitment to serve in the military for a minimum of five years upon graduation.

U.S. Representative Mark Green

U.S. Representative Mark Green

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APSU Men’s Golf sits in seventh at Pinetree Intercollegiate

 

APSU Men's GolfKennesaw, GA – A pair of solid rounds, headed by overall stellar play by senior Austin Lancaster, has the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s golf right in the thick of things at the Pinetree Intercollegiate, hosted by Kennesaw State at Pinetree Country Club.

Austin Peay Men's Golf senior Austin Lancaster strong start put him in sixth at Kennesaw State's Pinetree Intercollegiate. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf senior Austin Lancaster strong start put him in sixth at Kennesaw State’s Pinetree Intercollegiate. (APSU Sports Information)

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Marsha Blackburn Leads Amicus Brief in Support of Religious Liberty

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) is leading over 40 members of Congress in an amicus brief in support of Barronelle Stutzman, the owner of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland, Washington. The brief argues the state court’s decision in Arlene’s Flowers v. Washington conflicts with First Amendment precedent protecting artistic works and prohibiting the government from compelling expressive conduct.

“Current events such as the protests in Hong Kong and the ongoing conflict in Syria remind us daily that we are fortunate to live in a country devoted to protecting individual liberties,” said Senator Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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APSU Softball’s Black Team wins Game 1 win in Red & Black World Series

 

APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball Team Black used a three-run first inning Monday afternoon, at Cathi Maynard Park-Cheryl Holt Field, to power its way to a 4-2 victory over Team Red in Game 1 of the Governors annual Red & Black Fall Softball World Series.

Austin Peay Softball's Team Black has big first inning in win over Team White at Red & Black World Series. (Robert Smith, APSU)

Austin Peay Softball’s Team Black has big first inning in win over Team White at Red & Black World Series. (Robert Smith, APSU)

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TWRA Requests Public Input for 2020-21 Waterfowl and Other Migratory Bird Hunting Seasons

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is soliciting comments for its 2020-21 waterfowl and other migratory bird hunting regulations, including sandhill cranes. This is an opportunity for the public to provide ideas and share concerns about hunting regulations with TWRA staff.

The comment period is open October 21st-December 2nd, 2019.

TWRA comment period for its 2020-21 waterfowl and other migratory bird hunting regulations is October 21st-December 2nd, 2019.

TWRA comment period for its 2020-21 waterfowl and other migratory bird hunting regulations is October 21st-December 2nd, 2019.

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Austin Peay State University’s Woodward Library celebrates its friends of library organization

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Felix G. Woodward Library is celebrating the contributions of the Woodward Library Society, the friends of the library organization.

As part of National Friends of Libraries Week, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed a proclamation designating October 20th-26th, 2019, as Friends of Libraries Week in Tennessee.

The Austin Peay State University Felix G. Woodward Library will be honoring the Woodward Library Society during National Friends of Libraries Week. (APSU)

The Austin Peay State University Felix G. Woodward Library will be honoring the Woodward Library Society during National Friends of Libraries Week. (APSU)

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Manna Cafe Ministries hosting Mobile Pantry at Living Hope Church on Saturday, October 25th

 

Manna Café MinistriesClarksville, TN – On Friday, October 25th, 2019, Manna Café Ministries will conduct a Mobile Pantry food giveaway at Living Hope Church.

The event will begin at 10:00am.

Anyone in the community needing assistance with groceries is welcome.

Manna Café Ministries to hold a Mobile Pantry food giveaway on Saturday, June 22nd at The Way Church.

Manna Café Ministries to hold a Mobile Pantry food giveaway on Saturday, June 22nd at The Way Church.

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APSU Volleyball’s Brooke Moore named OVC Offensive Player of the Week

 

APSU Women's VolleyballBrentwood, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) volleyball  junior outside hitter Brooke Moore enjoyed a near-perfect weekend and was rewarded with the Ohio Valley Conference’s Offensive Player of the Week award, Monday.

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