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Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament at LP Field Tickets On Sale

 

Group A Games at LP Field and Group B Games at The Home Depot Center

U.S. SoccerChicago, IL – Individual game tickets for the group matches of 2012 Men’s Olympic Qualifying in Nashville, TN and Carson, CA, will go on sale starting at 10:00am local time on Wednesday, January 25th.

The U.S. U-23 MNT will play all of its group matches at LP Field in Nashville. The team was drawn into Group A in the 2012 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament and opens group play against Cuba on March 22nd at 8:00pm CT. The U.S. faces Canada on March 24th at 6:00pm CT and El Salvador on March 26th at 8:00pm CT. Each game will be the second match of a doubleheader event. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell Welcomes Home 154 Soldiers from the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Yesterday Fort Campbell welcomed 154 soldiers from the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade home from a year long deployment to Southern Afghanistan. The 159th Combat Aviation Brigade is one of the last major elements of the 101st Airborne Division still deployed in Afghanistan.

Family and friends of the returning soldiers had gathered together to give their loved ones a proper welcome home.

The 154 returning soldiers of the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade stand proudly before their families and loves ones

The 154 returning soldiers of the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade stand proudly before their families and loves ones

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Pinnacle Family Entertainment Center Fundraiser for Brady Conatser a Success

 

Brady ConatserClarksville, TN – There was a rundraising event for Brady Conatser held at the Pinnacle Family Entertainment Center Saturday, January 28th. Those that came out were able to bowl from 9:00am to 11:00am for only $7.00. Everyone had a really good time and helped raise money for Brady’s rehabilitation.

“I just wanted to thank everyone for coming out this morning and supporting Brady.” said Tiffany Perry, Conatser’s cousin and organizer of the event.

A little girl bowling at the fundraising event at the Pinnacle.

A little girl bowling at the fundraising event at the Pinnacle.

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The Weekly Market Snapshot from Frazier Allen for the week of January 29th, 2012

 

Weekly Market Snapshot

Market Commentary by Scott J. Brown, Ph.D., Chief Economist

Scott J. Brown Ph.D., Chief Economist Raymond James Investment Services

Scott J. Brown Ph.D., Chief Economist Raymond James Investment Services

The Federal Open Market Committee left short-term interest rates unchanged and did not embark on another round of asset purchases. No surprise there. However, the FOMC lengthened the period it expects to keep rates exceptionally low: the FOMC “currently anticipates that economic conditions – including low rates of resource utilization and a subdued outlook for inflation over the medium run – are likely to warrant exceptionally low levels for the federal funds rate at least through late 2014” (vs. the previous “through mid-2013”).

Keeping to its dual mandate (price stability and maximum sustainable employment) the Fed adopted an explicit inflation target (inflation in the PCE Price Index at 2% per year) and a soft target for employment (currently, an unemployment rate between 5.2% and 6.0%). In the post-meeting press briefing, Chairman Bernanke said that officials were still debating whether to increase the Fed’s asset purchases. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Basketball at Southeast Missouri Monday

 

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball at Southeast Missouri
Monday, January 30th, 2012 | Tipoff: 7:00pm (CT)
Cape Girardeau, MO | Arena: Show Me Center (7,000)

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay will play the first of four consecutive solo contests when it travels to Southeast Missouri for a 7:00pm, Monday contest at the Show Me Center. It will be a matchup of teams currently ninth (APSU) and 10th (SEMO) in the OVC standings.

Both teams bring five-game losing streaks into Monday’s contests after each lost Saturday outings – Austin Peay 82-77 to Tennessee State while Southeast Missouri fell to UT Martin, 88-47. Austin Peay has won the last six meetings in the series, Southeast Missouri last downing the Lady Govs during the 2007-08 season at the Show Me Center.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball.

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Clarksville Police Tactical Unit and Crisis Negotiator called out to Domestic Altercation

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On January 29th, 2012, around 3:30am, officers responded to a heated domestic in progress at the 3400 block of Melrose Drive.

When officers arrived they spoke to a 43 year old female who had just been assaulted by her boyfriend, Jeremy Brundige. Officer Maurice Nesbitt’s investigation into the assault revealed a verbal argument between the victim and Brundige escalated into a physical confrontation.

Sgt Joel Gibbons, Tactical Unit Commander, briefing Captain David Crockarell and Tactical Unit Members. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Sgt Joel Gibbons, Tactical Unit Commander, briefing Captain David Crockarell and Tactical Unit Members. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Breakfast Pizza Tempts Kids of All Ages

 

Martha White®Nashville, TN – Are you always looking for school day breakfast ideas? Here’s a fun breakfast treat that will appeal to kids of all ages – breakfast pizza.

“We kept this recipe simple with just a few toppings to make small pizzas that can be cut into manageable slices. Too often, breakfast pizzas are big and loaded with lots of toppings, sometimes overwhelming to younger kids. Simplicity is the key on school day mornings,” observes the Martha White® baking expert Linda Carman. «Read the rest of this article»




Austin Peay Lady Govs Track and Field set Three School Records at Niswonger Invite

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Track and Field

Austin Peay State University GovernorsJohnson City, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s indoor track and field team finished with three school records at this weekend’s Niswonger Invitational, hosted by East Tennessee.

Perhaps the most impressive record set came in the Distance Medley Relay. Austin Peay’s team led by Janelle Avery with Taelor Slaughter running the second leg, Chantelle Grey on the third leg and Xiamar Richards as the anchor unseated the previous record (12:31.79; set in 2001) with a 12:27.66 time good enough for third place.

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women's Track and Field. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for January 29th, 2012

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include:

  • Education Fair
  • Nominate a Coach TODAY!
  • Baseball, Blastball®, Softball & T-ball Youth Recreation Leagues
  • Words for the Heart; American Heart Month
  • Silver Social
  • *NEW* Adaptive Swim Lessons
  • After-school Programming

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Temporary Trail Closures at Land Between the Lake’s Turkey Bay OHV Area

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Due to excessive rainfall, saturated soil, and freeze/thaw conditions, Turkey Bay Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area is temporarily closed, as of January 27th, 2012.  Turkey Bay staff will re-evaluate trail conditions as the weather improves.

Turkey Bay staff strongly encourages users to “Call Before You Haul” to check current trail conditions at 270.924.2000, then press 3, or visit us on the web at www.lbl.org, then click on Alerts & Notices on the left side of the page. «Read the rest of this article»

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