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American Heart Association says Sugar Added Labels on packaged foods, beverages could lower Heart Disease/Diabetes risk, Cut Healthcare Costs

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – A new study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation shows a label showing added sugars content on all packaged foods and sugary drinks could have substantial health and cost-saving benefits in the United States over the next 20 years .

Using a validated model, researchers were able to estimate a significant reduction in cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes cases from 2018 to 2037, if such a mandated addition to the Nutrition Label was implemented.

Labeling food products and beverages for added sugars could generate substantial health benefits over the next 20 years, potentially preventing nearly 1 million cases of cardiovascular disease and diabetes and lowering healthcare costs. (American Heart Association)

Labeling food products and beverages for added sugars could generate substantial health benefits over the next 20 years, potentially preventing nearly 1 million cases of cardiovascular disease and diabetes and lowering healthcare costs. (American Heart Association)

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Fort Campbell Soldiers take part in Multi-Component Training in Defense of America

 

Army Reserve Medical CommandMuscatatuck Urban Training Center, IN – The morning air filled with smoke; felled trees and debris covered the area as trucks began to arrive. U.S. Army Soldiers with 501st Area Support Medical Company, based in Fort Campbell, Kentucky begin setting up for decontamination operations and medical evaluations as part of Guardian Response 2019 at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Indiana, May 1st, 2019.

More than 9,000 Soldiers from across the country are participating in Guardian Response 2019, a multi-component training exercise that validates U.S. Army units’ ability to provide capabilities for the Defense Support of Civil Authorities in the event of a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, or Nuclear catastrophe.

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 501st Area Support Medical Company, based in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, conduct decontamination operations and medical evaluations during Guardian Response 2019 at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Indiana, May 1st, 2019. (Staff Sgt. Eric W. Jones, Army Reserve Medical Command)

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 501st Area Support Medical Company, based in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, conduct decontamination operations and medical evaluations during Guardian Response 2019 at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Indiana, May 1st, 2019. (Staff Sgt. Eric W. Jones, Army Reserve Medical Command)

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Nashville Sounds come from behind in ninth to defeat Round Rock Expess, 9-7

 

Nashville SoundsRound Rock, TX – The Nashville Sounds came back from three runs down in the ninth to beat Round Rock Express, 9-7. Patrick Wisdom and Hunter Cole both homered in the ninth to help score five runs to win the game.

Kyle Tucker would get things going for the Express after hitting an RBI triple to give Round Rock the early 1-0 lead after the second inning.

Nashville responded immediately in the top of the third when Delino DeShields hit a two-run double to give the Sounds a 2-1 lead.

Down 7-4, Nashville Sounds score Five Late to Clinch the Series against Round Rock Express. (Nashville Sounds)

Down 7-4, Nashville Sounds score Five Late to Clinch the Series against Round Rock Express. (Nashville Sounds)

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AAA reports Pump Prices Down due to Drop in Gas Demand

 

AAATampa, FL – AAA says the Energy Information Administration’s latest demand reading for gasoline dropped to 9.1 million b/d, a level typically seen in the fall or winter.

The drop is approximately 800,000 b/d lower than the previous week and 400,000 b/d lower than this time last year. In fact, a reading this low hasn’t been seen for early May since 2015.

Unexpected drop in gas demand leads to lower prices at the pump. (AAA)

Unexpected drop in gas demand leads to lower prices at the pump. (AAA)

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Clarksville Police Investigating Two Unrelated Homicides that occurred early Sunday morning

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Two separate, unrelated homicides which occurred overnight are being investigated by Clarksville Police. There has already been a suspect identified and taken in custody in one of the homicides.

In the first incident, around 4:15am, officers were called to shooting already occurred in the IHOP parking lot located at 2819 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

Clarksville Police investigating a shooting in the IHOP parking lot were a 21 year old man was shot and killed.

Clarksville Police investigating a shooting in the IHOP parking lot were a 21 year old man was shot and killed.

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Nashville Sounds kick off 14 Game Homestand, Tuesday

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball begins a 13 day, 14 game homestand at First Tennessee Park on Tuesday, May 17th.

In the longest homestand of the season, the Sounds welcome the Memphis Redbirds for four games from May 21st-24th, the Round Rock Express for a six-game series from May 25th-29th and the New Orleans Baby Cakes in a four-game set from May 30th-June 2nd.

Below is a preview for the eight-game homestand.

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Unemployment Rate in Tennessee remained at historic low in April

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee’s preliminary statewide unemployment rate remains at its all-time low of 3.2 percent for the third consecutive month according to data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD).

Tennessee Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 3.2 percent for Third Consecutive Month.

Tennessee Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 3.2 percent for Third Consecutive Month.

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APSU Soccer’s 2019 Fall Schedule released

 

APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN –  Head coach Naomi Kolarova with the Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s soccer team has released the 2019 schedule, featuring seven regular season contests at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field.

Austin Peay Women's Soccer kicks off 2019 with tune up match against Georgia State at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field, August 12th. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer kicks off 2019 with tune up match against Georgia State at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field, August 12th. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Police investigate Man Shot in area of Kellogg Street

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Saturday morning, May 18th, 2019, Clarksville Police responded to a shooting in progress in the area of Kellogg Street around 8:25am.

When officers arrived they found a nineteen year old man who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds in the torso and arm area. He was transported to Nashville by Lifelfight, underwent surgery, and is in stable condition.

Clarksville Police called out to shooting near Kellogg Street Saturday morning.

Clarksville Police called out to shooting near Kellogg Street Saturday morning.

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NASA’s Mars 2020 Spacecraft nears completion

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – Prior to a test in the Space Simulator Facility at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, an engineer inspects the completed spacecraft that will carry NASA’s next Mars rover to the Red Planet.

From the top down, and suspended by cables, is the complete cruise stage, which will power and guide the Mars 2020 spacecraft on its seven-month voyage to the Red Planet. Directly below that is the aeroshell (white back shell and barely visible black heat shield), which will protect the vehicle during cruise as well as during its fiery descent into the Martian atmosphere.

NASA's Mars 2020 Spacecraft undergoes inspection. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

NASA’s Mars 2020 Spacecraft undergoes inspection. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

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