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ShopSmart releases Best Boxed Chocolates list

 

Valentine’s Day sweets worth the splurge

ShopSmart MagazineYonkers, NY – When it comes to chocolate, the good stuff doesn’t come cheap.  The March 2014 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, features its annual list of the best boxed chocolates based on results from its in-house expert taste-tests.

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball loses 69-67 against Belmont Bruins

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team battled back from an early deficit but could not find a game-tying basket in the final 30 seconds and fell to Belmont, 69-67, Monday night in Ohio Valley Conference action at the Curb Event Center.

Austin Peay Women's Basketball's late comeback falls short against Belmont. (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)

Austin Peay Women’s Basketball’s late comeback falls short against Belmont. (Mateen Sidiq Nashville Sports Network)

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Do you have Allergies, But Still Want Pets? Environmental Health Experts List Best Breeds

 

The Allergen All-Star Pet Awards Features the Top 11, including Labradors, Greyhounds, and Iguanas

Kaz USA, Inc.Southborough, MA – Dogs may be man’s best friend, but household pets of all shapes, sizes and breeds can be an allergen nightmare for some families. The Allergen All-Star Pet Awards are here to help families concerned about allergens find the perfect companion.

The awards recognize the top 11 animals that produce lower allergen levels, which can often be found in pet dander, saliva and urine. The winners list was compiled by a team of independent researchers and scientists with Environmental Health & Engineering and is sponsored by the makers of the new Honeywell Doctor’s Choice True HEPA Air Purifier. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville’s Empty Bowls fundraiser coming February 25th, 2014

 

Over 1000 bowls are prepared for Empty Bowls 2014 Annual fundraiser!

Empty Bowls ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – The bowls come in all shapes and sizes with stripes, polka dots, swirls, crosses and flowers. Last week, under the direction of Professor Ken Shipley, volunteers lined up in the APSU Trahern Ceramics Studio to glaze hundreds of bowls decorated by the community for the annual Empty Bowls Clarksville-Hope not Hunger event to be held on February 25th, 2014.

The Empty Bowls project begins each year with Professor Shipley, volunteers and students making bowls from clay which the community paint and decorate.

2014 Empty Bowls fundraiser being held February 25th.

2014 Empty Bowls fundraiser being held February 25th.

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FDA warns against using Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice

 

Mars Foodservices recalls all lot numbers of Infused Rice linked to recent illness in Texas

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Silver Spring, MD – The FDA, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local officials have been investigating a cluster of illnesses associated with Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice Mexican Flavor sold in 5- and 25-pound bags.

On February 7th, 2014, the FDA’s Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation Network (CORE) was notified of a cluster of illnesses at three public schools in Katy, Texas. Thirty-four students and four teachers experienced burning, itching rashes, headaches and nausea for 30 to 90 minutes, before the symptoms went away. Uncle Ben’s Infused Rice Mexican Flavor with the lot number 351EKGRV01, made by Mars Foodservices of Greenville, MS, was the common food item eaten by ill students.

One of the recalled products

One of the recalled products

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Montgomery County Master Gardeners 4th Annual One Day Workshop, March 8th, 2014

 

Montgomery County Master GardenersClarksville, TN – On Saturday, March 8th, 2014 from 8:00am until 3:00pm, the Montgomery County Master Gardeners will hold their 4th Annual One Day Workshop.

This workshop will have Master Gardeners sharing their knowledge about different topics such as veggies, flowers, soil, hostas, hay bale gardening, yard art, pruning for fun and more.

Master Gardeners 4th Annual One Day Workshop

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Austin Peay State University student Lance Batson and GIS Center develop inventory app

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The larger a business or government agency gets, the more equipment it acquires. Keeping track of all those computers and iPads and automobiles can be a nightmare, especially if files are misplaced or if someone’s handwriting is too messy.

Austin Peay State University student Lance Batson and the school’s Geographic Information Systems office are hoping to eliminate these problems by allowing agency’s to go paperless with a new digital asset management system. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Academy Lane Water Outage and Lane Closure

 

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has disrupted water service on Academy Lane and closed the street to one lane for water main leak repair.

Area residents may also experience low water pressure during the work which is anticipated to be complete by approximately 12:00pm.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum receives Grant from National Endowment for the Arts

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Arts Engagement in American Communities grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

The invitation-only grant in the amount of $10,000 aims to help increase understanding and skills in the arts for all ages.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Fort Campbell’s 716th Military Police Battalion carries out Air Assault Training

 

Written by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – In the last hours of darkness, January 27th, soldiers from the 1st Platoon, 218th Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), assembled in their company area with their body armor, helmets and assault bags full of gear.

The arms room issued them weapons. The area had a low murmur of activity as the military police prepared for an upcoming mission.

Soldiers from 1st Platoon, 218th Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), escort detainees to a secure area during an air assault training mission Jan. 27, at Fort Campbell, Ky. Searching and interrogating detainees can yield valuable intelligence. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Soldiers from 1st Platoon, 218th Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), escort detainees to a secure area during an air assault training mission Jan. 27, at Fort Campbell, Ky. Searching and interrogating detainees can yield valuable intelligence. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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