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APSU Governors Basketball get 84-77 home win over Wofford

 

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Chris Horton grabs 1000th rebound, Josh Robinson scores 30

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TNJosh Robinson scored a career-high 30 points, including a Dunn Center record 14-of-14 free throws, while Chris Horton snatched his 1,000th career rebound as Austin Peay State University held off Wofford, 84-77, Tuesday night, in non-conference basketball action.

The victory was the Govs’ second straight and pulled them one game shy of .500 at 6-7.

Austin Peay Men's Basketball beat Wofford 84-77 at the Dunn Center Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Basketball beat Wofford 84-77 at the Dunn Center Tuesday night. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU’s Chris Horton named Tennessee Sports Writers Association Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TNChris Horton, who averaged 32.5 points and 15 rebounds per game last week for Austin Peay State University’s basketball team, has been named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.

The 6-8 senior center was named adidas® Ohio Valley Conference and Mid-Major Madness Player of the Week., Monday.

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Tennessee ranks in Top 10 for Thefts according to State Farm®

 

State FarmMurfreesboro, TN – Tis the season for peace on earth and goodwill towards men, but it’s also the time of year for people to steal your stuff.

According to State Farm, Tennessee is ranked ninth on the list of states for December theft claims in 2014. «Read the rest of this article»

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Consumers Union finds Auto Insurers Penalize Good Drivers with Higher Premiums because of Credit Histories & Other Non-Driving Factors

 

Consumers UnionWashington, D.C. – Many good drivers pay higher insurance premiums because of their credit history and other factors that have nothing to do with their driving record,  according to Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports.

The consumer group urged regulators to ban the use of credit histories and some other non-driving factors for setting premiums at a National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) hearing on November 19th.

The Consumer Union urged regulators to ban the use of credit histories and some other non-driving factors for setting premiums at a National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) hearing.

The Consumer Union urged regulators to ban the use of credit histories and some other non-driving factors for setting premiums at a National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) hearing.

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Clarksville Gas and Water reports Section of Marion Street Closed for Sewer Work

 

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water has closed section of Marion Street from North Second Street to North First Street for sewer line repair.

Motorists may use Bogard Lane or Jefferson Street to access the west end of Marion Street or North First Street.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation accepting registration for Youth Dodgeball League

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Registration for the Youth Dodgeball League is now being accepted by Clarksville Parks and Recreation.

Pre-registration is required and participants, boys and girls ages 6-17, can register at the Parks and Recreation Main office or online at www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec now through January 8th, 2016.

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IRS says 2016 Tax Season opens January 19th for Nation’s Taxpayers

 

IRS - Internal Revenue ServiceAtlanta, GA – Following a review of the tax extenders legislation signed into law last week, the Internal Revenue Service announced today that the nation’s tax season will begin as scheduled on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016.

The IRS will begin accepting individual electronic returns that day. The IRS expects to receive more than 150 million individual returns in 2016, with more than four out of five being prepared using tax return preparation software and e-filed. The IRS will begin processing paper tax returns at the same time. There is no advantage to people filing tax returns on paper in early January instead of waiting for e-file to begin.

Income Taxes

Income Taxes

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Severe Thunderstorms possible Wednesday into Wednesday night for Clarksville Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceClarksville, TN – The National Weather Service out of Nashville reports a powerful storm system will move across the region Wednesday into Wednesday night bringing several rounds of showers and thunderstorms to Clarksville-Montgomery County as well as parts of Middle Tennessee.

Unusually warm and humid conditions ahead of the system will set the stage for some thunderstorms to be strong or even severe from Wednesday into Wednesday night.

Severe thunderstorms possible Wednesday into Wednesday night for Clarksville Montgomery County

Severe thunderstorms possible Wednesday into Wednesday night for Clarksville Montgomery County

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UT Vols Basketball take on East Tennessee Buccaneers at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tuesday

 

Tennessee (5-5) vs. East Tennessee (5-5)

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 | 7:01pm ET (6:01pm CT)
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee concludes its pre-Christmas schedule on Tuesday when welcomes in-state foe ETSU to Thompson-Boling Arena for a 7:00pm ET tipoff. A live streaming broadcast of the game will be available online only through SEC Network +.

The Vols (5-5) will be aiming to stay perfect at home this season as they are a perfect 5-0 at Thompson-Boling Arena in 2015-16. UT has showcased an uptempo and efficient offense in Knoxville, averaging 86.2 points per game in its five home wins. The senior duo of Kevin Punter Jr. and Armani Moore has been the catalyst behind those offensive figures as the tandem is putting up an average of 43.2 ppg at home.

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American Heart Association says new reversible drug shows early promise in preventing dangerous Clots

 

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – A new drug that protects against dangerous blood clots in patients undergoing procedures such as angioplasty to restore blood flow through the coronary arteries, appears safe, fast, and the effects are uniquely reversible, according to early testing described in the American Heart Association journal: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.

Antiplatelet drugs currently available to patients carry an increased risk of bleeding.

A uniquely acting antiplatelet agent, PZ-128, appears to be safe and fast for preventing blood clots and its effects are reversible, reducing risk for excessive bleeding. (American Heart Association)

A uniquely acting antiplatelet agent, PZ-128, appears to be safe and fast for preventing blood clots and its effects are reversible, reducing risk for excessive bleeding. (American Heart Association)

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