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Sporty Honda Civic Si Version Earns Consumer Reports’ Recommendation

 

Volkswagen Jetta GLI outscores Civic Si in head-to-head comparison

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – While earlier tests of the more-popular basic versions of the Honda Civic scored too low to be Recommended, the sportier Si version has earned a notably higher rating from Consumer Reports.

As a result of these latest tests, Consumer Reports now Recommends the Si version of the Civic because it scores high enough and its reliability rating is likely to be above average.

While the Si performed better than more basic versions of the Civic, the car still suffers from many of the same drawbacks as other Civics: vague steering, cheap plastics, a jittery ride, and lots of noise.  The Civic currently ranks 9 out of 11 of tested cars in Consumer Reports’ sporty car category.

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Tennessee Wildlife 2012-13 Calendar Photo Contest Underway

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is now accepting entries for its 2012-13 photo contest for publication in the Tennessee Wildlife Magazine. All interested photographers are invited to submit their best photos on fishing and wildlife species native to the Volunteer State, as well as fishing and hunting scenes in Tennessee.

Interested photographers must submit their photo entries by the March 5th, 2012 deadline. «Read the rest of this article»

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Stabbing is Domestic Related and not a Robbery as Reported

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentJacquelyn BroegeClarksville, TN – A stabbing which allegedly occurred during a Robbery, in reality, turns out to be a Domestic related Aggravated Assault.

On December 14th, 2011, around 7:30 pm, officers were called to the 526 Yvonne Drive about a stabbing which allegedly occurred during a robbery. According to Jacquelyn Broege, she was walking the area of Jewel Drive with her 20 year old boyfriend when an unknown male came out of the woods with a knife, demanded everything they had, and stabbed her boyfriend in the stomach when they told the would-be robber they had nothing to give him. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville City Offices Holiday Schedule

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Mayor Kim McMillan is reminding everyone that the City of Clarksville offices will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, December 26th and 27th, 2011 for the Christmas holiday. City offices will also be closed on January 2nd, 2012 in observance of the New Year’s holiday.

Mayor McMillan wishes you a happy holiday season and extends her sincere appreciation for all you do to make Clarksville the very best place to live, work and raise our families.

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17 Year Old on Probation in Trouble Again

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On December 22nd, 2011, around 9:15am, 911 received a call about a residential burglary in progress at 2647 Delray Drive.

A watchful neighbor kept an eye on a residence after she spotted a window open and the screen off. She saw a male jumping over the neighbor’s fence with a guitar and black case. She provided a detailed clothing description and the direction the male was walking. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans conclude Home Schedule Saturday vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

 

Tennessee Titans (7-7) vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (4-10)
Saturday, December 24th, 2011 • Noon CST • LP Field • Nashville, TN. • TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (7-7) play their final home game of the 2011 season this week, as they host the AFC South-rival Jacksonville Jaguars (4-10) in a Christmas Eve matchup. Kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CST on Saturday, December 24th.

With two games remaining in the regular season, the Titans are still alive in the playoff chase but must win to preserve their chances. With the the AFC South Championship already clinched by the Houston Texans, the Titans’ path to the postseason would have to be as a Wild Card. «Read the rest of this article»

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Joseph Adkins still at large

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are still looking for Joseph Brent Adkins (W/M, DOB: 3/29/79), an AWOL soldier, who has six outstanding warrants on File; Two Theft (Felony), 3 General Sessions Capiases, and a Petition to Revoke. He took over $1,800 of merchandise taken from a Wilma Rudolph Boulevard store.

Adkins has been out of jail since October 2011 after serving time for a DUI charge. Adkins was last seen at the Kroger’s at Dover Crossing early Saturday morning, December 23rd.

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Saunders taken into Custody

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – David Preston Saunders was booked into Montgomery County Jail around 1:30am, this morning. Saunders was taken in custody after shoplifting at Kroger’s, Dover Crossing. Clarksville Police are still looking for Joseph Brent Adkins.

The Loss Prevention officer confronted Saunders and Adkins, outside of the store after they had been seen shoplifting. Saunders returned to the store, but Adkins did not and left the area. Due to media coverage, the Loss Prevention officer recognized Saunders as a man Police were looking for. He detained Saunders until Police arrived.

For more on the story, see: Clarksville Police are Looking for Two Men on a Shoplifting Spree

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Land Between the Lakes Administrative Office & Golden Pond Visitor Center Holiday Schedule

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – The Golden Pond Visitor Center at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will be open from 9:00am-3:00pm on Saturday, December 24th, and remain closed on Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25th. The Administrative Office will be closed Monday, December 26th, in observance of the Christmas holiday.

On New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st, 2012, the Golden Pond Visitor Center will be closed.  The Administrative Office will be closed Monday, January 2nd, in observance of New Year’s Day. «Read the rest of this article»

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Man Shot in the Hand After Trying to Buy Drugs

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On December 23rd, 2011, around 3:30am, a 23 year old man got dropped off by a friend at the 800 Block of Peachers Mill Road to buy some marijuana. But, the transaction did not take place as he anticipated.

Two males showed up with their faces covered, one displayed a handgun, and demanded his money. The 23 year old grabbed the barrel of the gun and at some point, the firearm was discharged and the male sustained a gunshot wound to the hand. «Read the rest of this article»

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