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Marsha Blackburn Becomes First Republican Woman to Chair Judiciary Hearing

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Today, November 13th, 2019, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) made history when she became the first Republican woman to chair a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. She chaired alongside Ranking Member Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), marking the first time two female Senators led a Judiciary hearing.

The hearing considered four federal judicial nominees, including Stephen Vaden of Tennessee for the Court of International Trade.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Senate Health Committee Questions FDA & CDC About Mysterious Lung Illness Tied to E-Cigarette Devices, Injuring Over 2,000 Americans

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – While the U.S. House of Representatives conducted an impeachment hearing, the Senate health committee today held a bipartisan hearing on the outbreak of lung injuries linked to the use of electronic cigarettes and what federal agencies are doing to prevent youth use of these products.

In his opening remarks at the hearing which featured witnesses from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) asked “why aren’t there any rules in effect about what standards e-cigarettes and vaping products need to meet?”

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Austin Peay State University Volleyball falls at Murray State in five sets

 

APSU Women's VolleyballMurray, KY – A defensive effort that resulted in a season-high 15 blocks fell just shy of a victory as the Austin Peay State University (APSU) volleyball team dropped a five-set (23-25, 25-22, 25-18, 19-25, 10-15) Ohio Valley Conference decision to Murray State, Wednesday night at Racer Arena in a First Financial Battle of the Border contest.

Austin Peay State University Volleyball sophomore Aysha Hood had eight blocks in loss to Murray State, Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Volleyball sophomore Aysha Hood had eight blocks in loss to Murray State, Wednesday. (APSU Sports Information)

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Montgomery County Health Department to offer Free Flu Vaccines, November 19th

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019, the Montgomery County Health Department is offering flu vaccines at no charge to the community during a special drive-through “FightFluTN” vaccination event.

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Red River Breeze presents “Joy to the World!” Holiday Concert at Roxy Regional Theatre, December 8th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – In what has become an annual holiday tradition, Clarksville’s own acoustic Celtic band is bringing their unique brand of Christmas cheer to the Roxy Regional Theatre at the corner of Franklin Street and First Street in Historic Downtown Clarksville for the fifth year in a row.

Performing traditional holiday tunes and carols with a Celtic flair, Red River Breeze will present “Joy to the World!” at the Roxy Regional Theatre on Sunday, December 8th, 2019, at 2:00pm.

Tickets are already going quickly for this much-anticipated follow-up to the group’s previous concerts at the Roxy, which have consistently sold out.

Red River Breeze in concert at Clarksville's Roxy Regional Theatre, on Sunday, December 8th, 2019.

Red River Breeze in concert at Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre, on Sunday, December 8th, 2019.

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Tennessee Lady Vols Basketball plays Tennessee State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Thursday

 

Tennessee (3-0 | 0-0 SEC) vs. Tennessee State (1-0 | 0-0 OVC)

Thursday, November 14th, 2019 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (3-0), who are receiving votes in both the AP and USA Today Coaches Polls, welcome in-state foe Tennessee State (1-0) to Thompson-Boling Arena on Thursday night, November for a 6:00pm CT match-up.

After opening with two of its first three games on the road, Tennessee takes up residence on Rocky Top for a six-game home stand. After facing TSU, the Lady Vols welcome Stetson (November 19th), Arkansas-Pine Bluff (November 26th), Air Force (December 1st), No. 22/15 Texas (December 8th) and Colorado State (December 11th) to The Summitt. The Air Force game is UT’s Salute to Service game, while the Texas match-up is part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge.

Tennessee Women's Basketball hosts Tennessee State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Thursday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Women’s Basketball hosts Tennessee State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Thursday. (UT Athletics)

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Clarksville Police are searching for Runaway Juvenile Norman Starks

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are trying to locate a runaway juvenile Norman Starks, age 17, height 5’6″, weight 100lbs, with black hair and brown eyes.

Norman Starks was staying with his brother at a Clarksville residence and left early morning on Friday, November 9th, 2019 and has not been heard from since then. Norman Starks has a history of running away.

Clarksville Police are asking for the public's help locating Runaway Juvenile Norman Starks.

Clarksville Police are asking for the public’s help locating Runaway Juvenile Norman Starks.

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APSU, College Possible partner to embed near-pear success coaches on campus

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Hampton Freeman, a student success coach embedded at Austin Peay State University (ASPU), said it takes about 10 minutes for students to relax and trust him.

“When they come in, they’ll put their bookbag down very neatly and make sure they’re sitting up straight,” he said. “Then later, I’ll notice them scooting back, crossing their legs, and you can just see from their posture, they’re comfortable.”

Aubrey Lewis, Hampton Freeman, DeNesha Bell and Edward Greer on the Austin Peay State University campus. (APSU)

Aubrey Lewis, Hampton Freeman, DeNesha Bell and Edward Greer on the Austin Peay State University campus. (APSU)

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First Horizon Bank Names Brittney Doyle Clarksville Market Leader

 

First Horizon BankClarksville, TN – First Horizon Bank announces Brittney Doyle will serve as market leader in Clarksville.

Doyle will oversee First Horizon’s community engagement in Clarksville and Montgomery County, serving as the bank’s liaison with local community organizations.

Brittney Doyle, First Horizon Bank

Brittney Doyle, First Horizon Bank

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Clarksville Montgomery County Economic Development Council releases information on multi-use development project

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County Economic Development Council announced today that a Nashville real estate development company is cooperating with the Hand Family on a $50 million mixed-use development of the four-acre site across from the planned Montgomery County Multi-Purpose Event Center (MPEC).

Artist remediation of Riverview Inn renovation, outdoor greenspace, parking garage and market place of retail & restaurants.

Artist remediation of Riverview Inn renovation, outdoor greenspace, parking garage and market place of retail & restaurants.

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