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Former APSU Soccer player Tatiana Ariza helps make history in magical Round of 16 run

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUClarksville, TN – Colombia shocked the soccer world in the 2015 World Cup, and former Austin Peay State University women’s soccer standout Tatiana Ariza had a front row seat.

Las Cafeteras – team nickname meaning The Coffee Growers – had never scored or earned a victory in a World Cup prior to this year’s competition north of the border. However, that all changed in the group stage which created some buzz around the globe.

Former Austin Peay Womens Soccer player Tatiana Ariza helps Columbia make history at 2015 World Cup.

Former Austin Peay Womens Soccer player Tatiana Ariza helps Columbia make history at 2015 World Cup.

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Tennessee Strengthens Alignment Between Education and Workforce

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – Education and industry leaders from across the state gathered this week to discuss how to build academic pathways that establish seamless connections between education and the workforce.

Tennessee has earned national recognition for forging critical relationships between education and economic development through Pathways Tennessee, the state’s multi-agency initiative established in 2012, focused on providing rigorous education that leads to relevant careers.

Education Regional Partnerships Double Across the State

Education Regional Partnerships Double Across the State

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Tennessee Republican Party statement on Same Sex Marriage Decision

 

Tennessee Republican PartyNashville, TN – Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Ryan Haynes released the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on same sex marriage:

“Tennesseans overwhelmingly voted to define marriage as between one man and one woman. If a change was to be made, it should have been allowed to play out through the democratic process but, unfortunately, today’s judicial activism short-circuits that ability. While this has long been pushed by the Democrats’ agenda, the issue is far from settled.”

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Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini on Supreme Court’s historic ruling on Obergefell v. Hodges regarding the Constitutionality of Gay Marriage

 

Tennessee Democratic PartyNashville, TN – Tennessee Democratic Party Chair Mary Mancini released the following statement on today’s 5-4 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on marriage equality.

“With today’s decision we see that love and respect has triumphed and we rejoice knowing that every person has the right to marry the person they love. Today is a day that Democrats celebrate with those couples as they build strong families while securing a future for themselves, in Tennessee and across our nation.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Statements from Tennessee Senators Harris, Yarbro, Kyle on Marriage Equality

 

“Today will be remembered with tears of joy” in Tennessee

Tennessee Senate Democratic CaucusNashville, TN – Members of the Senate Democratic Caucus released the following statements on today’s historic ruling in favor of marriage equality in all 50 states.

“I want to congratulate all of the couples in Tennessee who have waited so long for this day, when their state can recognize the love they share,” Senate Minority Leader Lee Harris said. “I want to congratulate all the people who can now look forward to a wedding day right here in their home state, and I want to congratulate the plaintiffs from Tennessee who worked so hard for this historic day. «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Investigators seek other victims of scam

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is seeking victims in a scam that was perpetrated by two arrested Wednesday.

Jonathan Stults, 23, who gave a 524 Cedar Valley address and Briana Staraugh, 23, who both gave a 524 Cedar Valley address were booked into the Montgomery County Jail on charges of theft of service. Their bond was set at $10,000.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreations says “Just Ordinary Exercise” Classes have a few spaces remaining

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Ready to get in shape for summer? There are a few spots left in the Kleeman Community Center’s next session of J.O.E. (Just Ordinary Exercise) workout classes beginning June 29th-August 31st!

Cost is only $65.00 with a Community Center ID for 9 weeks’ worth of classes! Classes will meet Monday through Thursday from 6:00pm-7:00pm and are offered to anyone ages 18 and up.

“Just Ordinary Exercise” classes have a few openings remaining for Monday's class.

“Just Ordinary Exercise” classes have a few openings remaining for Monday’s class.

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Nashville Zoo welcomes Luka the Bear

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Luka, a 2-year old Andean bear, now calls Nashville Zoo home. The female bear arrived from Phoenix Zoo on Monday and is doing well in an off-exhibit quarantine area.

“We’ve anticipated Luka’s arrival at Nashville Zoo since planning for this exhibit began in 2013,” said Lanny Brown, mammal curator. “Her trip from Phoenix was uneventful, and she’s spent her first days in Nashville exploring her enclosure and getting acclimated to her new keepers.”

Luka was beloved by the Phoenix community since her birth in 2013 and made headlines earlier this year due to a case of mistaken identity. For the first two years of her life, Luka was thought to be a male. It wasn’t until preparation began for the move to Nashville that Phoenix officials discovered he was actually a she.

Nashville Zoo Bear Luka. (Margarita Woc Colburn, DVM)

Nashville Zoo Bear Luka. (Margarita Woc Colburn, DVM)

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101st Airborne Division “Strike” Engineers put the mud, in mud run at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Terrance D. Rhodes
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

2nd Brigade Combat Team - StrikeFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Engineers from Company A, 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), paved lanes for the mud run during the warrior challenge obstacle, hosted by morale, welfare, and recreation (MWR), June 20th Saturday.

In preparation for The Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour, engineers from 3rd Platoon cleared paths, constructed obstacles, drained stagnant water and cleared fallen trees from the trail.

Spc. Jordan Seui, a horizontal construction engineer, with Company A, 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), performs maintenance with an S150 Bobcat, for on the Warrior Challenge Obstacle and Mud Run course, at Fort Campbell, Ky., June 17, 2015. (Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Shane, 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion BEB, 2nd Brigade Combat Team BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault))

Spc. Jordan Seui, a horizontal construction engineer, with Company A, 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), performs maintenance with an S150 Bobcat, for on the Warrior Challenge Obstacle and Mud Run course, at Fort Campbell, Ky., June 17, 2015. (Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Shane, 39th Brigade Engineer Battalion BEB, 2nd Brigade Combat Team BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault))

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APSU Lady Govs Golf’s Jessica Cathey’s Tennessee Women’s Amateur run ends

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUChattanooga, TNJessica Cathey‘s bid to win the 83rd Annual Tennessee Women’s Amateur ended in Thursday’s quarterfinals as the Austin Peay State University rising senior golf standout lost to Katherine Holmes 2&1, in action played at the Chattanooga Golf and Country Club.

Austin Peay Women's Golf's Jessica Cathey. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Golf’s Jessica Cathey. (APSU Sports Information)

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