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Second-half run propels Oral Roberts past Austin Peay Basketball

 

APSU Sports Information: Austin Peay Basketball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsTulsa, OK – Oral Roberts used an 18-0 second-half run to overcome a four-point deficit and defeat Austin Peay State University, 71-59, Saturday night, in non-conference basketball action played at the Mabee Center.

The contest was the return of the ESPN BracketBuster contest that saw ORU, a Summit League power, come to Clarksville two seasons ago.

APSU Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Basketball. (APSU Sports Information)

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Children’s Animal Slippers Recalled Due to Choking Hazard

 

Sold Exclusively at Family Dollar Stores

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Kidgets® Animal Sock Top Slippers recalled.

Kidgets® Animal Sock Top Slippers recalled.

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Ryan White breaks 1,000-yard season mark, but Austin Peay Governors Football falls to Tennessee Tech

 

APSU Sports Information: Austin Peay Football

Austin Peay State University GovernorsCookeville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s football team closed the season with a 49-7 Ohio Valley Conference loss at Tennessee Tech, Saturday, allowing the Golden Eagles to claim the 2011 OVC Championship.

Austin Peay finishes at 3-8 overall with a 2-6 OVC mark. Tennessee Tech becomes the OVC’s first two-loss champion, coming in at 7-3 with a 6-2 league clip.

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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The Leaf Chronicle is making moves

 

The Leaf ChronicleClarksville, TN – “The Leaf-Chronicle is making changes at its facility, and they’re for the better.” Richard Stevens, editor and general manager of the paper, told Hank Bonecutter of radio station WJZM 1400 AM on his Clarksville in Review program. The interview focused on the quashing the rampant speculation about the fact that the entire bottom floor of their offices was going to be available for lease.

People have noticed the “For Lease” signs in the windows of their downtown facility and have wondered if the paper is closing it’s doors. “Our staff has changed over the last couple of years, and there’s not a need to have all of that room,” Stevens said. “We plan to have our staff consolidated upstairs where I can have better access to all departments and run a more efficient business.” He then reassured the public, “We’re not going anywhere, we’re just adjusting to the change in our business and personnel.” «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU’s new Subway store is tops in Customer Support

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The new Subway restaurant at Austin Peay State University is among the top Subway shops in the mid-South region, according to APSU officials.

Joe Mills, assistant vice president of student affairs and director of housing at APSU, said auditors from the Subway corporation recently visited the campus Subway for quality standards. They informed campus dining officials that it was No. 1 in customer count and No. 2 in total sales, Mills said. There are 224 Subway stores in the region. «Read the rest of this article»

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Americans Plan To Shop ‘Til They Drop This Holiday Season

 

Shoppers Will Spend Four More Hours Gift-Hunting this Year
Twenty-nine Percent Plan to Shop in Stores on Black Friday

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – Frugality must be time-consuming because although many Americans plan to cut back slightly on their holiday spending this year, they won’t be cutting back their time spent on shopping itself.

On average, adults will spend, on average, 19 hours gift-hunting this holiday season – 27 percent more than last year, according to a new Consumer Reports Holiday Shopping Poll. Meanwhile, twice as many consumers will be spending less money this season (33 percent) than more (15 percent), according to a previous poll by Consumer Reports. «Read the rest of this article»

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Balls of the Eagles raid the skies

 

Written by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Through cold weather and a bit of morning snow flurries, the Balls of the Eagles still accomplish their mission.

Cannoneers from Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery, 1st Brigade Combat Team, conducted an air assault raid Thursday at Pick-up Zone Ash here.

“The air assault raid is a high risk, short duration operation used to allow the attack of high priority targets beyond the range of friendly artillery or targets that are out of reach of other available fire support or maneuver systems,” said Lt. Col. Matthew Stader, battalion commander.

Section 1, Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery, 1st Brigade Combat Team, fires a 105 mm high explosive round from their M119 Howitzer Nov. 17th during their battery air assault raid here. (Photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich)

Section 1, Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery, 1st Brigade Combat Team, fires a 105 mm high explosive round from their M119 Howitzer Nov. 17th during their battery air assault raid here. (Photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich)

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Landsat 5 Mission in Jeopardy

 

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has stopped acquiring images from the 27-year-old Landsat 5 Earth observation satellite due to a rapidly degrading electronic component.

Landsat 5 was launched in 1984 and designed to last 3 years. The USGS assumed operation of Landsat 5 in 2001 and managed to bring the aging satellite back from the brink of total failure on several occasions following the malfunction of key subsystems. There is now an increasing likelihood that the Landsat 5 mission is nearing its end.

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Clarksville Police Department teams up with Tennessee Law Enforcement Agencies for “More Cops. More Stops.”

 

“More Cops. More Stops.” runs from now through the Thanksgiving Holiday

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Tennessee drivers beware. The Clarksville Police Department is teaming with law enforcement agencies all across the state between now and the busy Thanksgiving travel season to crack down on traffic safety violations.

The Clarksville Police Department is teaming with law enforcement agencies all across the state between now and the busy Thanksgiving travel season to crack down on traffic safety violations. «Read the rest of this article»

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A Deep Fried Delicacy: The How-To on Deep Frying Turkey

 

Deep-fried turkey, a concept that started in the south, has risen in popularity nationwide. It’s a perfect twist for barbecues, block parties and holiday feasts. To get you started, we have turkey frying tips for both outdoor and indoor turkey fryers plus several deep-fried turkey recipes. For a deep frying turkey experience that is fun and produces delicious results  follow these guidelines.

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