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Austin Peay Lady Govs Softball sweeps Jacksonville State Gamecocks 5-3

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Softball

Austin Peay State University Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Two first-inning home runs, including a grand slam by Kayla Davidson, powered Austin Peay’s softball team to a 5-3 Ohio Valley Conference victory against Jacksonville State, Sunday, at Cheryl Holt Field.

Sophomore Kayla Davidson's first-inning grand slam gave the Lady Govs a 5-0 lead on their way to a 5-3 victory over Jacksonville State. Austin Peay Softball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Sophomore Kayla Davidson's first-inning grand slam gave the Lady Govs a 5-0 lead on their way to a 5-3 victory over Jacksonville State. Austin Peay Softball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Department of Transportation plans road maintenance in Montgomery County along Interstate 24

 

Part of TDOT Road Maintenance for Middle Tennessee

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation is continuing to do maintenance long State Routes and Interstates in Middle Tennessee.

In Montgomery County, there are a few projects planned along Interstate 24 from April 30th through May 2nd. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball loses to Jacksonville State Gamecocks 8-2; loses first OVC Series since 2010

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team was held to one hit in the first six innings and fell to Jacksonville State, 8-2, in Ohio Valley Conference action Sunday at Raymond C. Hand Park.

Left fielder Cody Hudson notched his season's sixth home run in Sunday's loss to Jacksonville State. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Left fielder Cody Hudson notched his season's sixth home run in Sunday's loss to Jacksonville State. 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 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

As expected, the Federal Open Market Committee left short-term interest rates unchanged and refrained from additional asset purchases. The Fed still expects 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.”However, officials were still divided on when they thought it would be appropriate to start tightening. Officials revised higher their projections for 2012 GDP growth, but slightly lower their growth expectations for 2013 and 2014.

Real GDP rose at a 2.2% annual rate in the advance estimate for 1Q12, below the +2.5% median forecast. The details were a mixed bag. Consumer spending rose at a 2.9% annual rate, led by a sharp increase in motor vehicles. Business fixed investment fell at a 2.1% pace (structures down 12.0%, equipment and software up 1.7%). «Read the rest of this article»

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American Heart Association states Gene “switch” regenerates damaged heart cells in animal study

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – For the first time, researchers have converted scar tissue that forms after a heart attack into regenerated heart muscle using microRNA, according to an animal study reported in Circulation Research, an American Heart Association journal.

After a heart attack, heart muscle doesn’t easily regenerate and it accumulates scar tissue, made up of cells called fibroblasts — increasing risk for heart failure. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville City Council Ward 2 and Ward 3 Town Hall Meeting May 1st

 

Clarksville City Council - Ward 2Clarksville, TN – Deannna McLaughlin and James Lewis will hold their next Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday May 1st, 2012 6:00pm-7:00pm at Park Lane Church of the Nazarene on Cunningham Lane.

Parking is on the west side of the activities building.

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Nashville Sounds, Iowa Cubs Rained Out On Sunday Afternoon

 

Nashville SoundsDes Moines, IA – Sunday’s scheduled finale between the Nashville Sounds and Iowa Cubs at Principal Park was postponed due to rain.

No make-up game has been announced at this time.

The Sounds return to Greer Stadium tomorrow to open a brief four-game homestand against the division-leading Omaha Storm Chasers, who swept Nashville earlier this week. Sounds right-hander Mark Rogers (0-2, 7.50) will make the start at 7:05pm CT against Omaha southpaw Mike Montgomery (2-0, 4.57).

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Clarksville Police are Investigating the Death of a Man found inside of a Car

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On April 29th, 2012, around 12:30am, Police were called to Victory Road in reference to a possible vehicle crash with injuries. A motorist stopped after he saw a vehicle which appeared to have run off the roadway.

He called Police when he could not awaken the man inside the vehicle. When officers arrived on Victory Road, they found a 22 year old man inside of a Subaru Impreza who was not responsive and had been shot.

The deceased man's Dark Gray 2009 Subaru Impreza found on Victory Road early Sunday morning. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

The deceased man's Dark Gray 2009 Subaru Impreza found on Victory Road early Sunday morning. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Downtown Market to Open May 19th

 

Clarksville Downtown MarketClarksville, TN – When the 2012 Clarksville Downtown Market opens on Saturday, May 19th, approximately 60 vendors will be on hand to offer local fresh produce, baked goods, home décor, seasonal flowers and more. The market will also feature local artists and musicians.

The Clarksville Downtown Market will be open from 8:00am to 1:00pm every Saturday through October 19th on Public Square.

For two years in a row, Clarksville’s Downtown Market, has been voted No. 1 in the state of Tennessee, in America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest, which was hosted by American Farmland Trust. «Read the rest of this article»


Military and veteran graduate recognition coin ceremony May 2nd for APSU Spring Graduates

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Active duty and military veteran students who will graduate from Austin Peay State University next week will receive APSU’s new military coin.

The military and veteran graduate recognition and coin presentation ceremony, with the theme “All Hail to Those Who Serve,” is scheduled for 5:00pm, Wednesday, May 2md in the APSU Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall. The event is open to the public.

APSU’s new Military Coin.

APSU’s new Military Coin.

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