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Memphis Redbirds blank Nashville Sounds 5-0 at First Tennessee Park

 

Memphis Combines on Three-Pitcher Shutout

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Memphis Redbirds shut out the Nashville Sounds 5-0 in front of 4,894 fans at First Tennessee Park Monday night.

Nashville managed just six hits on the night as they were shut out for the second time this year. The scoring opportunities were never there as they went just 0-for-2 with runners in scoring position.

Patrick Wisdom got the Redbirds on the board in a hurry when he belted a solo homer off Sounds starter Chris Smith in the second.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

Nashville Sounds Baseball.

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Keith Urban Pulls the Ripcord and Drops New Album on Music City with Free Concert in Nashville

 

Ripcord - Keith UrbanNashville, TN – Nashvillian, Australian and Grammy-Award winning musician Keith Urban played a free concert to a large hometown crowd on Monday, May 9th, 2016.

Thousands of Music City fans packed the plaza of the Bridgestone Arena and the closed off section of Broadway to watch the singer/songwriter/guitarist pull the string on his latest album called Ripcord.

Keith Urban plays a free show in Nashville on May 9th, 2016. (Richard J. Lynch)

Keith Urban plays a free show in Nashville on May 9th, 2016. (Richard J. Lynch)

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Float the River with Clarksville Parks and Recreation

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation is excited to host yet another float event for canoe and kayak enthusiasts on Saturday, May 21st at 8:00am.

Participants will float approximately 2 miles on the West Fork Red River from Robert Clark Park to Billy Dunlop Park.

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Clarksville Police arrest Woman for Filing a False Report

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Saturday, May 7th, 2016 at 4:53pm, Clarksville Police Officers responded to a Robbery at 1475 Madison Street. Upon arrival an Officer made contact with Sherry Stock.

Stock stated while getting out of her car in the parking lot of the Family Dollar, a young black male, wearing khaki pants and wearing no shirt, approached her with a knife in his hand. Stock stated the unidentified black male reached for her purse.

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from May 6th & 7th, 2016

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on May 6th and May 7th, 2016, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 279 vehicles stopped and 258 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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AAA reports Gas Prices Hover at 6-Month Highs

 

AAATampa, FL – Motorists saw very little shift in prices at the pump last week as oil prices seemed to stabilize. Gas prices are hovering at their highest levels in more than six months, and the national average has remained above $2.00 per gallon for 46 consecutive days.

Sunday prices averaged $2.21 both nationwide and in Florida, $2.19 in Georgia, and $2.07 in Tennessee. 

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Dunbar Cave State Park to begin Cave Hikes

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – Dunbar Cave State Park will hold cave hikes on Friday, May 27th, Sunday, May 29th and Monday, May 30th. All three hikes start at 10:00am. In June and July, Cave Hikes will be Wednesday through Sunday at 10:00am. Starting in August, Cave Hikes will be Saturday and Sundays only at 10:00am.

Due to the presence of White Nose Syndrome (WNS) in our cave, clean caving protocols are in effect.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors graduating seniors accomplished much during their time

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s athletic department had 37 student-athletes receive their degrees in the May 7th spring commencement, with many leaving their marks in their respective sports and in the overall history of Governors athletics.

Two basketball players, Chris Horton and Tiasha Gray have been the face of the men’s and women’s basketball program the past four years.

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Consumer Reports Survey shows 61 Percent of Recently Married Couples admit to Exceeding their set Wedding Budget

 

New report reveals money-saving strategies to help couples to save money and still wed in style.

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – It’s a day many dream about their whole lives and the $60-billion-a-year wedding industry knows just how to stoke expectations and drum up sales.  While many couples have a limit on what they plan to spend on their wedding, a new Consumer Reports survey found that many of them go over budget, with some even dipping into savings and retirement accounts to pay for the occasion.

Consumer Reports National Research Center surveyed 464 Americans who’d had a wedding reception in the last five years; 78 percent of those newlyweds reported they had budgeted for their reception.

Consumer Reports’ secret shoppers find that some vendors charge a “wedding surcharge” for products and services.

Consumer Reports’ secret shoppers find that some vendors charge a “wedding surcharge” for products and services.

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NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft data used to create Global Topographic Model of Mercury

 

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NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – NASA’s MESSENGER mission has unveiled the first global digital elevation model (DEM) of Mercury, revealing in stunning detail the topography across the entire innermost planet and paving the way for scientists to fully characterize Mercury’s geologic history.

The global topographic model is among three new products from the Planetary Data System (PDS), a NASA-funded organization that archives and distributes all of NASA’s planetary mission data to the public.

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