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Nashville Sounds’ Losing Skid Hits Seven With 2-1 Loss to Omaha Storm Chasers

 

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NE – Starting pitcher Nate Adcock tossed eight innings of one-run ball as the division-rival Omaha Storm Chasers handed the Nashville Sounds a 2-1 defeat on Sunday afternoon at Werner Park.

The loss was the Sounds’ seventh in a row and the club’s longest since dropping nine straight contests from May 2nd-10th last season. The Sounds’ 4-14 start is the 2nd-worst in club history through 18 games of action.

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Irwin Recalls 10-Inch Circular Saw Blade 3-Pack Due to Laceration Hazard Posed by Defective Packaging

 

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. Circular Saw Blade 3-Pack recalled by Irwin Industrial Tool Company because the blades can fall out of their packaging causing a laceration hazard.

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

10-Inch Circular Saw Blade 3-Pack recalled Due to Laceration Hazard from faulty packaging.

10-Inch Circular Saw Blade 3-Pack recalled Due to Laceration Hazard from faulty packaging.

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Austin Peay Governors Golf finishes second at Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Men’s Golf

Anthony Bradley and Marco Iten tie for Third

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMuncie, IN – Sophomores Anthony Bradley and Marco Iten shared a third-place finish and Austin Peay State University men’s golf team finished second at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational, Sunday.

Austin Peay Men's Golf (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men's Golf (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Golf in fifth place after Day One of OVC Golf Championship

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Golf

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsDickson, TN – Despite shooting its spring’s second finest round, Austin Peay State University women’s golf team sits in fifth place after Sunday’s first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Golf Championships, being held at GreyStone Golf Club.

Austin Peay Women's Golf (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women's Golf (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department announces Water Outage planned for Franklin Street and South Eleventh Street Area Tuesday

 

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has scheduled a water outage on several streets surrounding the Franklin Street and South Eleventh Street intersection on Tuesday from noon to approximately 6:00pm.

Construction crews will be working in the intersection to repair a water main line and for water valve replacement. «Read the rest of this article»

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Brian Balthrop, Josh Black battle back to claim Tri-Fecta title at Cole Park Golf Course

 

Clarksville Golf Association Tournament

Clarksville Sports NetworkFort Campbell, KY – Entering the final nine holes of Sunday’s First Advantage Two Man Tri-Fecta at Fort Campbell’s Cole Park Golf Course, Brian Balthrop and Josh Black found themselves facing a three-shot deficit.

Nine regulation holes later, however, the twosome found themselves atop the leaderboard of the first-year event, winning the Championship Flight before then claiming the first Clarksville Golf Association tournament title of 2012 in a one-hole playoff.

Josh Black sizes up a putt during the final round of the First Advantage Two Man Tri-Fecta at Cole Park Sunday.

Josh Black sizes up a putt during the final round of the First Advantage Two Man Tri-Fecta at Cole Park Sunday.

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“Crime in Tennessee 2011” report shows dip in Crime for Third Year in a Row

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation today released the “Crime in Tennessee 2011” report which showed a 1.7% decrease in overall crimes reported in Tennessee in 2011 compared with 2010. This is third year in a row that reported offenses decreased when compared with the previous year.

For the 2011 calendar year, 576,844 Group A offenses were reported compared with 586,714 in 2010. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball runs over Eastern Kentucky Colonels 18-2

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsRichmond, KY – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team broke out the bats and starter Casey Delgado threw a complete game in an 18-2 Ohio Valley Conference victory against Eastern Kentucky, Sunday afternoon at Turkey Hughes Field.

Junior Casey Delgado threw the Govs first complete game since 2008 in Sunday's win at Eastern Kentucky. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Junior Casey Delgado threw the Govs first complete game since 2008 in Sunday's win at Eastern Kentucky. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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The Weekly Market Snapshot from Frazier Allen for the week of April 22nd, 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

Europe remained a key concern for U.S. investors. Spain’s debt auction went better than feared. Global investors expressed some concerns about France’s election (first round on April 22nd, second round on May 6th). In its World Economic Outlook, the IMF revised its outlook for global growth slightly higher, but cautioned that “recent improvements are very fragile.”

The U.S. economic data were mixed. Retail sales were stronger than expected in March. Existing home sales and industrial production were weaker than anticipated. Residential construction figures were mixed (permits up, starts down), but first quarter figures were stronger than a year ago (likely aided by a mild winter). Weekly jobless claims were higher than expected, but seasonal adjustment at the start of the quarter is difficult, making recent figures appear suspect. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU celebrates National Poetry Month with free reading by renowned poets

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – April is National Poetry Month, and the Austin Peay State University Honors Program and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts are celebrating by bringing in two nationally renowned poets for a free reading at 4:00pm on April 23rd in the APSU Honors Commons.

The reading, which is part of the Center’s Spring Salon Series, will feature Pam Uschuk, referred to by The Bloomsbury Review as “one of the most insightful and spirited poets today,” and William Pitt Root, a Guggenheim Fellow and former Tucson Poet Laureate.

Poets Pam Uschuk (left) and William Pitt Root (right) will read on April 23rd at Austin Peay State University.

Poets Pam Uschuk (left) and William Pitt Root (right) will read on April 23rd at Austin Peay State University.

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