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Nashville Sounds loses in extra innings at Memphis Redbirds

 

Nashville SoundsMemphis, TN – The Nashville Sounds lost their season-high fifth straight game in an 11 inning pitcher’s duel 2-1 against the Memphis Redbirds Monday night from AutoZone Park.

Alberto Rosario hit the game winning RBI single to right field to score Dean Anna to give the Redbirds the 2-1 series opening win. Carlos Peguero led off the inning with an infield single. Sounds reliever Eduard Santos then lost his command and issued a walk to Dean Anna to have runners on first and second with no outs.

Nashville Sounds Drop Their Fifth Straight Game

Nashville Sounds Drop Their Fifth Straight Game

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Clarksville Police respond to Rollover Crash on Jack Miller Boulevard

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police were dispatched to a single vehicle collision on Jack Miller Boulevard at 3:37pm today, Monday, July 4th, 2016.

A silver Chevrolet Suburban failed to negotiate a curve on Jack Miller Boulevard at Outlaw Airfield. The Suburban left the roadway and rolled at the railroad tracks.

EMS works a rollover accident on Jack Miller Boulevard.

EMS works a rollover accident on Jack Miller Boulevard.

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Fort Campbell MWR to host Armed Forces Trivia Challenge

 

America’s First Live Military Game Show!

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – On July 19th, 2016, Fort Campbell MWR will be hosting the Super 8 Armed Forces Trivia Challenge at the Wilson Theater.

This is an interactive game show experience, designed to salute, entertain, and celebrate the men, women, and Family members that serve our nation. The Trivia Quest game involves the entire audience, who will be competing for the chance to win the game and claim the grand prize.

The game will consist of five trivia rounds with the top four players advancing to a final round, where the overall winner will be crowned “The Best” for having completed their quest.

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Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Civil War Park to hold Book Signing for Author Stephen Davis

 

Davis to Speak about General John Bell Hood and Confederate Army Command in Tennessee

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – On Thursday, July 21st, 2016 Author Stephen Davis will be giving a talk, “General John Bell Hood and Confederate Army Command in Tennessee” and signing copies of his book, “A Long and Bloody Task” at the Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center located at 120 Duncan Street, Clarksville, TN.

Spring of 1864 brought a whole new war to the Western Theater, with new commanders and what would become a new style of warfare.

"A Long and Bloody Task" by Stephen Davis

“A Long and Bloody Task” by Stephen Davis

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Clarksville Association of Realtors to hold public debate on July 12th

 

Clarksville Association of REALTORSClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Association of Realtors (CAR) will be hosting a public debate on Tuesday, July 12th. The debate will feature candidates campaigning for Districts 67 and 74 of the Tennessee House of Representatives and District 22 of the Tennessee State Senate.

The public debate, which will be held at the CAR office at 115 Center Pointe Drive, will include Realtors from the Clarksville/Montgomery County area as moderators and panelists.

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Celebrating the American Idea

 

Tennessee Republican PartyNashville, TN – The Tennessee Republican Party released the following statement from Chairman Ryan Haynes to mark the anniversary of our nation’s independence:

“You cannot strengthen or weaken America because it is an idea—an enduring one—that opened a new horizon for mankind. No longer would individuals have to submit to a monarch, be constrained by class, or be governed by geography. Instead, a free society was formed, founded on the principles of self-reliance, limited government, economic independence, and religious liberty.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County to host AAU Boys’ and Girls’ National Championships July 8th-18th

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Local residents can expect to see an increase in out of town visitors for more of July as approximately 8,695 visitors from across the country arrive in Clarksville to compete in the AAU Boys’ 10U Basketball Division I and Division II National Championship from July 8th-13th, followed by the Girls 6th Grade National Championship July 13th-18th.

A total of 52 boys teams and 63 girls teams will be competing.

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The History of Independence Day

 

Library of CongressWashington, D.C. – The Second Continental Congress announced the colonies’ separation from Great Britain by unanimously adopting the Declaration of Independence, on July 4th, 1776.

The Constitution provides the legal and governmental framework for the United States, however, the Declaration, with its eloquent assertion “all Men are created equal,” is equally beloved by the American people.

Philadelphians marked the first anniversary of American independence with a spontaneous celebration, which is described in a letter by John Adams to Abigail Adams.

Declaration of Independence

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Fort Campbell to Celebrate Independence Day tonight, July 4th

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – On Monday, July 4th, Fort Campbell Morale Welfare & Recreation (MWR) and USAA invites everyone to join them at the carnival starting at 1:00pm.

Enjoy the rides, games and yummy carnival food then relax on the grass to enjoy our free Salute to the Nation, Air Assault Demonstration, Concert featuring Adley Stump with Tristan McIntosh, and Fireworks! Blankets and chairs are welcome.

Glass bottles, cans, pets, outside alcohol or personal weapons are not permitted.

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Consumer Reports Partners with Reveal to Investigate the Nation’s $1.3 Trillion Student Debt Crisis

 

What Caused The Student Debt Crisis and What People Can Do About It

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – Consumer Reports has partnered with the nonprofit Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting to produce a special report examining the nation’s growing student debt crisis, in which some 42 million people owe $1.3 trillion. The report explores how the crisis occurred, and what people—including parents and students—can do about it today.

The education debt report is being released concurrently today by both institutions, with a cover story in Consumer Reports’ August issue, and online at both ConsumerReports.org/studentdebt and RevealNews.org/studentdebt

Consumer Reports survey finds 45% of people who have left college with student loan debt say college was not worth the cost; More than half reported problems making loan payments at least once.

Consumer Reports survey finds 45% of people who have left college with student loan debt say college was not worth the cost; More than half reported problems making loan payments at least once.

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