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Tenenssee Department of Health says remember the ABCs of Safe Sleep this Holiday Season

 

Tennessee Department of Health - TDOHNashville, TN – Putting your baby to sleep using the ABCs of Safe Sleep saves lives. The Tennessee Department of Health urges parents to remember it’s very important to make sure family and friends follow these simple steps while visiting during the holidays: Babies sleep safest Alone, on their Backs and in a Crib.

“Loved ones are always eager to see and hold the newest family members during holiday visits. It’s really important that everyone who will be involved in caring for a baby knows about the safest way to put the baby to sleep,” said TDH Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Lady Govs Basketball falls to Western Kentucky Lady Toppers 91-68

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Junior Tiasha Gray scored 33 points – her second 30-point effort of the 2014-15 campaign – but Austin Peay State University women’s basketball team could not recover from an early drought in a 91-68 nonconference loss to Western Kentucky, Tuesday night, at the Dunn Center.

Austin Peay junior guard Tiasha Gray nets 33 against Western Kentucky Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay junior guard Tiasha Gray nets 33 against Western Kentucky Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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AAA estimates more than 98.6 Million Travelers Expected for Year-End Holidays

 

Busy year-end holidays will be marked by most travelers on record

 

AAATampa, FL – The year-end holiday season should see the highest travel volume on record (AAA travel data dates back to 2001).

AAA projects 98.6 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the year-end holiday season, an increase of four percent from the 94.8 million people who traveled last year.

The year-end holiday period is defined as Tuesday, December 23rd to Sunday, January 4th.

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Austin Peay State University Athlete of the Week Ed Dyson

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Senior guard Ed Dyson, of the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

Dyson led the Govs in scoring as the Govs split a pair of home contests against Lipscomb and Troy last week. He averaged 18.0 points and 4.0 rebounds, shooting 52.4 percent (11-for-21) from the floor.

The Washington, D.C., native posted a season-high 21 points in Saturday’s loss to Lipscomb, hitting four shots from beyond the arc.

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First Annual Illuminating Dog Hill event to take place December 20th

 

Candle BurningClarksville, TN – The residents of Dog Hill Historic District in downtown Clarksville, Tennessee announce the First Annual Illuminating Dog Hill holiday event.

You are invited to visit the district on the evening of December 20th to enjoy the candlelit luminaries which the residents of Dog Hill will have on display from dusk until 8:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans travel to Jacksonville Jaguars for Thursday Night Football

 

Tennessee Titans (2-12) at Jacksonville Jaguars (2-12)

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 | 7:25pm CST
Jacksonville, FL | EverBank Field | TV: NFLN/WZTV

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (2-12) travel to face the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-12) in a nationally-televised game. Kickoff at EverBank Field (capacity 67,297) is scheduled for 7:25pm CST on Thursday, December 18th.

The Titans are looking to sweep the season series with the Jaguars for only the fifth time in the 20-year-old rivalry. They won the October 12th matchup at LP Field, which extended their lead in the all-time series to 23-17, including playoffs.

New York Jets running back John Conner (38) scores a touchdown against Tennessee Titans linebacker Wesley Woodyard (59) during the second half at LP Field. The Jets beat the Titans 16-11. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Jets running back John Conner (38) scores a touchdown against Tennessee Titans linebacker Wesley Woodyard (59) during the second half at LP Field. The Jets beat the Titans 16-11. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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Clarksville Police Department Swears in Six New Officers

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Today, December 16th, 2014, the Clarksville Police Department welcomes Jennifer Renken, Duffy Mah-Weah, Manuel De La Garza, Justin Long, Martin Spears, and Andrew Trescott.

The New Officers and their families, along with Chief Al Ansley, and other City Officials, gathered at City Hall, while they were sworn in by Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan.

(Left to Right) Jennifer Renken, Duffy Mah-Weah, Manuel De La Garza, Mayor Kim McMillan, Justin Long, Martin Spears, Andrew Trescott, and Chief Al Ansley.

(Left to Right) Jennifer Renken, Duffy Mah-Weah, Manuel De La Garza, Mayor Kim McMillan, Justin Long, Martin Spears, Andrew Trescott, and Chief Al Ansley.

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APSU student Ehlana Podgorski awarded prestigious study abroad scholarship

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Retired New York congressman Benjamin Gilman spent much of his 30-year political career developing relationships within the international community, so in 2000, the U.S. Department of State developed a prestigious study abroad scholarship named in honor of the former House Foreign Relations Committee chairman.

Each year, thousands of undergraduate college students apply for the Gilman International Scholarship, hoping to receive up to $5,000 to study in a foreign country. This year, the program awarded only 800 scholarships, and one of those went to Austin Peay State University student Ehlana Podgorski. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces third annual Chocolate Affair Tickets now on Sale

 

Chocolate AffairClarksville, TN – Join the City of Clarksville and Planters Bank for the 3rd annual Chocolate Affair, Saturday, February 7th at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center, 1190 Cumberland Drive. The event will feature sweet and savory samples from local businesses.

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101st Sustainment Brigade Finance Soldiers bring cash to troops, boost morale in Liberia

 

Written by Staff Sgt. V. Michelle Woods
27th Public Affairs Detachment

United States Africa CommandMonrovia, Liberia – Cashiers from the 101st Financial Management Support Unit, Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, have been traveling to various camps throughout Liberia to give service members the opportunity to withdraw cash from their paychecks.

Remote locations combined with a lack of established commercial infrastructure has resulted in the need to provide troops deployed to Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance a way to access their money.

Spc. Jon Heien, right, cashier, 101st Financial Management Support Unit, Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, dispenses cash to Pfc. Vashawn Robinson, military policeman, 194th Military Police Company, JFC– UA, at the Barclay Training Center, Dec. 15, 2014. Troops deployed to Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance depend entirely on the finance unit to bring them cash in order to purchase goods. (Staff Sgt. V. Michelle Woods, 27th Public Affairs Detachment)

Spc. Jon Heien, right, cashier, 101st Financial Management Support Unit, Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, dispenses cash to Pfc. Vashawn Robinson, military policeman, 194th Military Police Company, JFC– UA, at the Barclay Training Center, Dec. 15, 2014. Troops deployed to Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance depend entirely on the finance unit to bring them cash in order to purchase goods. (Staff Sgt. V. Michelle Woods, 27th Public Affairs Detachment)

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