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Consumer Reports Names Toyota Camry Hybrid Best New-Car Value in Annual Rankings

 

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, Fiat 500L, Mercedes-Benz S500 ranked lowest

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – The Toyota Camry Hybrid is the best overall value for the automotive dollar according to Consumer Reports’ 2014 Annual New-Car Value Rankings.

Consumer Reports calculated that the Camry Hybrid earned the highest value score of 2.01, which indicates consumer dollars go about twice as far with this car than they do with the average-value car.

2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid

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Unemployment Rate for Tennessee decreased in November to 6.8%

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced the Tennessee preliminary unemployment rate for November was 6.8 percent, three tenths of one percentage point lower than the October revised rate of 7.1 percent.

The U.S. preliminary rate for November was 5.8 percent, unchanged from the prior month.

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APSU Governors Basketball loses at Lipscomb Bisons 68-63

 

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNashville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s season-long offensive struggles will send the Governors into the Christmas break on negative note.

The Governors converted just 3-of-20 three-point attempts compared to eight by Lipscomb and that was the difference as APSU fell, 69-63, Sunday afternoon, in non-conference basketball action in Allen Arena.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball defeated by Lipscomb Sunday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball defeated by Lipscomb Sunday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tickets now on sale for Clarksville Parks and Recreation’s annual Chocolate Affair

 

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

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5th Special Forces Group “Legion”, 1st Brigade Combat Team “Bastogne” conduct TOW missile training at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. Justin Moeller
5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Public Affairs Office

5th Special Forces GroupBastogneFort Campbell, KY – Green Berets with the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) teamed up with Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team “Bastogne,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), to conduct TOW missile training December 9th, 2014, in an effort to familiarize themselves with the weapon system.

“The TOW (Tube-launched, Optically-tracked, Wire-guided) weapon system is a crew-portable, heavy antitank weapon,” said a Green Beret team sergeant with Company B, 3rd Battalion, 5th SFG (A). “It consists of a launcher and guided missile designed to complement shoulder-fired weapons.”

A special forces weapons sergeant with 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), fires a BGM-71 Tube-launched, Optically-tracked, Wire-guided, or TOW, missile, during a partnered training exercise with Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team "Bastogne," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Dec. 9, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Kamil Sztalkoper, 5th SFG(A) Public Affairs)

A special forces weapons sergeant with 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), fires a BGM-71 Tube-launched, Optically-tracked, Wire-guided, or TOW, missile, during a partnered training exercise with Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team “Bastogne,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Dec. 9, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Kamil Sztalkoper, 5th SFG(A) Public Affairs)

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Clarksville Police Department releases information on using Fireworks this Holiday

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department asks everyone to temper their holiday celebrations with safety and common sense this year, especially in regard to fireworks.

The holiday spirits are dampened for some each December by personal injuries and property damage, as well as by inconsiderate neighbors who ignore the laws restricting the use of fireworks.

Clarksville City Ordinance 10-218 specifies that fireworks may only be set off inside the corporate limits of the City of Clarksville.

Fireworks

Fireworks

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New Legislation Extends Popular Tax Provisions

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond James - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – In one of its final actions, the 113th Congress passed the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014. This legislation extends for one year a host of popular tax provisions (commonly referred to as “tax extenders”) that had expired at the end of 2013.

The President is expected to sign the legislation. All of the following provisions were among those retroactively extended, and are now effective through the end of 2014.

Frazier Allen

Frazier Allen

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Former Austin Peay State University star athlete, coach and athletic director George Fisher passes away

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – The man known as “Coach” to many and mentor to many others has passed away.

Dr. George Fisher, who was associated with the Austin Peay athletics program from 1946-77 as a star Austin Peay player, standout coach and later as athletics director, died Saturday night. He was 90 years old.

Born July 9th, 1924, the Greenbrier, TN native came to Austin Peay in the mid-1940s and really never left, being involved with APSU and APSU athletics literally for the rest of his life.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for December 21st, 2014

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Queen City Road Race T-shirt contest, New Year’s Eve Splash, Winter Gym, and 3rd Annual Chocolate Affair.

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Clarksville High Lady Wildcats extend win streak to three with 55-12 victory over Fort Campbell

 

Clarksville High School WildcatsServall Termite & Pest ControlClarksville, TN – Clarksville High School’s girls basketball team extended its season-best win streak to three games, Saturday, December 20th at William Workman Gymnasium, as they cruised to an easy 55-12 victory over Fort Campbell High School.

Literally, right from the opening jump ball the Lady Wildcats (6-8) were in control of the game, as Ellie Treanton scored four seconds into the contest on a layup after the opening tip.

It would be 4-0 Lady Wildcats when Fort Campbell (0-8) would get its first points of the game, on a jumper from the right wing by Charisse Fairley, with 5:39 left in the opening quarter, but that would be as close as the Lady Falcons would get.

Clarksville High Girl's Basketball beats Fort Campbell Saturday.

Clarksville High Girl’s Basketball beats Fort Campbell Saturday.

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