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Nashville Sounds lose heartbreaker as Round Rock Express comes from behind to win 6-5

 

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Nashville SoundsRound Rock, TX – Ryan Spilborghs slid under the tag of catcher Humberto Quintero in the 8th inning to give the Round Rock Express a come-from-behind 6-5 victory over the Nashville Sounds on Saturday night at The Dell Diamond.

Spilborghs led off the eighth with single, moved to second on a sacrifice bunt, moved to third on a Koyie Hill single, and came home on Julio Borbon’s infield ground out.

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

Nashville Sounds Baseball. (Mike Strasinger / Nashville Sounds)

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball’s Hillary Plybon named to Memphis All-Tournament team

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsMemphis, TN – Austin Peay State University sophomore middle blocker Hillary Plybon was named to the Memphis Invitational all-tournament team, Saturday.

Austin Peay Lady Govs Hillary Plybon
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American Heart Association says Black stroke survivors face greater risk from High Blood Pressure

 

High blood pressure is the most important modifiable risk factor associated with bleeding stroke.

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Black people who survived strokes caused by bleeding in the brain were more likely than whites to have high blood pressure a year later – increasing their risk of another stroke, according to a study in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.

The study examined racial and ethnic differences in these strokes, called intracranial hemorrhage or ICH. They account for only 10 percent of all strokes but have a death rate of about 40 percent in the first month, much higher than other types of stroke. High blood pressure is the most important modifiable risk factor associated with bleeding stroke. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay Lady Govs Volleyball stalls Saturday against Eastern Michigan and Southern Illinois at the Memphis Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady GovsMemphis, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team struggled offensively and dropped a pair of three-set matches, Saturday, at the Memphis Invitational.

The Lady Govs fell to Eastern Michigan (24-26, 18-25, 18-25) and Southern Illinois (14-25, 16-25, 21-25) to conclude their opening-weekend road trip.

Austin Peay Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

Austin Peay Volleyball. (Courtesy: Keith Dorris/Dorris Photography)

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office provides Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips for Campers

 

Going Camping? Add carbon monoxide risk to safety precaution list

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – As Tennesseans pack up and head out to their favorite campsites, the State Fire Marshal’s Office urges campers to be aware of carbon monoxide dangers in and around tents and RVs.

Carbon monoxide (CO), often called “the silent killer,” is an invisible, odorless gas created when fuels (such as kerosene, gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil, and methane) burn incompletely. Carbon monoxide can result from a number of camping equipment, such as including barbecue grills, portable generators or other fuel-powered devices. «Read the rest of this article»

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IRS Offers Tips to Reduce Big Refunds and Prevent Tax Bills

 

Internal Revenue Service - IRSWashington, D.C. – The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that it’s not too late to adjust their 2012 tax withholding to avoid big tax refunds or tax bills when they file their tax return next year.

Taxpayers should act soon to adjust their tax withholding to bring the taxes they must pay closer to what they actually owe and put more money in their pocket right now.

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Clarksville Police Department hold Retirement Ceremony for Two Officers

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department had a retirement ceremony at Police Headquarters. Family, friends, fellow officers, and coworkers were on hand to wish Detective Ray Colon and Crossing Guard Peggy Gray a fond farewell.

Ray Colon had 17 years with the department serving as a patrol officer, field training officer, crime prevention, and completed his career as a Detective.

(L to R) Detective Ray Colon and Peggy Gray.

(L to R) Detective Ray Colon and Peggy Gray.

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Fort Campbell Area Combined Federal Campaign Kicks off August 28th

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Area Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) kicks off its 51st annual fundraising drive here at Cole Park Commons, August 28th, at 1:00pm.

The Fort Campbell Area CFC will host more than 30 local organizations as key workers, directors and unit commanders from across the installation will have the opportunity to learn more about organizations which have supported Fort Campbell soldiers, families and civilians for more than 50 years.

The Fort Campbell Area CFC will remain open through November 16th. This year’s goal is to raise $800,000. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Corrections Officer killed

 

Tennessee Department of CorrectionsNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Correction is mourning the loss of a correctional officer who was shot and killed Friday morning. Officer Dalia Gutierrez, 43, was fatally wounded in the parking lot of her Nashville apartment complex just after 4:30am today.

The Metropolitan-Nashville Police Department said robbery is a possible motive. Officer Gutierrez worked at the Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville and was a well-respected employee.

Officer Dalia Gutierrez-Sanchez

Officer Dalia Gutierrez-Sanchez

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APSU Faculty Members recognized for their years of service to the University

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Many faculty at Austin Peay State University were recognized Wednesday, August 22nd for their years of service to the University.

Dr. Bert Randall, professor of philosophy, has been a fixture on the APSU faculty for 40 years, joining APSU when there was a separate department of philosophy.

He received the 2011 APSU National Alumni Association’s Distinguished Professor Award.

Dr. Bert Randall, professor of philosophy at APSU, was recognized Wednesday, August 22nd for his 40 years of service in teaching during the annual faculty meeting held in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall. (Photo by Rollow Welch, APSU)

Dr. Bert Randall, professor of philosophy at APSU, was recognized Wednesday, August 22nd for his 40 years of service in teaching during the annual faculty meeting held in the Music/Mass Communication Building Concert Hall. (Photo by Rollow Welch, APSU)

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