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Senator Marsha Blackburn Discusses TikTok’s Policy Change, Data Privacy

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – This evening, Wednesday, December 4th, 2019, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) spoke with Bloomberg Technology to discuss her concerns regarding youth use of TikTok, as well as her questions at today’s Senate Commerce hearing on “Examining Legislative Proposals to Protect Consumer Data Privacy,”

On TikTok’s Decision to Raise the Minimum Age for In-App Purchases: “I am pleased that they have changed the age. That is an important first step. Having these children streaming these videos, buying these emojis that can be converted to cash by the recipients, it is just inappropriate.”

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Tennessee Vols Basketball rolls to 72-43 win over Florida A&M at Thompson-Boling Arena

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Behind a staunch defensive effort, the #21 Tennessee Vols basketball team moved past Florida A&M, 72-43, Wednesday night in Thompson-Boling Arena.

The 43 points scored by the Rattlers (0-7) are the second fewest points scored by an opponent this season. It also marked the fewest points for Florida A&M this season. It is the third time this season the Vols (7-1) have held an opponent to fewer than 50 points.

The Vols limited the Rattlers to just 35.6 percent shooting from the field as only two Florida A&M players shot better than 50 percent from the field. Tennessee’s 29-point margin of victory Wednesday night is the second highest margin of victory this season.

Tennessee Men's Basketball freshman Olivier Nkamhoua earns his first career double-double with season-high 11 points and a season-high 13 rebounds. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball freshman Olivier Nkamhoua earns his first career double-double with season-high 11 points and a season-high 13 rebounds. (UT Athletics)

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American Red Cross says Need for blood doesn’t stop for holidays

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, more than 1 million units of blood could be transfused in the United States. Individuals are urged to give a lifesaving gift this holiday season by making an appointment to donate blood or platelets and help the American Red Cross ensure a sufficient supply is available for patients throughout the holiday season.

Those with type O blood are especially needed.

Those who come to give through Decenber 18th will receive a $5.00 Amazon.com Gift Card. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

Those who come to give through Decenber 18th will receive a $5.00 Amazon.com Gift Card. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office requests help finding Burglary Suspect

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a burglary suspect.

The burglary occurred at two homes in the 3000 and 5000 block of Old Clarksville Pike between 8:00am and 3:00pm on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019.

Anyone with information on the burglary is asked to call Investigator Geoff Blanchard at 931.648.0611 ext 13408 or submit a tip with the new MoCoInfo App.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking for the person who stole from two homes on Old Clarksville Pike.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office investigators are looking for the person who stole from two homes on Old Clarksville Pike.

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Austin Peay State University tops 11,000 students for first time in University history

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) is now 11,000 strong. More so actually. During a special celebration Wednesday morning, the University unveiled its official fall 2019 enrollment numbers, and Austin Peay’s 11,048 students represent another record year for the University.

Austin Peay State University's enrolled more than 11,000 students this fall. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s enrolled more than 11,000 students this fall. (APSU)

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Clarksville Storm Debris Removal continues

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Street Department and contracted removal crews continue to clear the massive amounts of trees, limbs and other yard debris left by the October 26th, 2019 wind storm.

Clarksville Street Department crews work to remove and transport debris caused by the October 26th wind storm.

Clarksville Street Department crews work to remove and transport debris caused by the October 26th wind storm.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office has Five graduate from Jail Field Training Officers Program

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MSO) would like to congratulate Javonte Jefferson, Jami Morrison, Collin Trout, Michael Wall, and Tyler Waugh on their completion of the Jail Field Training Officers (FTO) Program.

In recognition of their achievement, Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson held a commencement ceremony on Friday, November 22nd, 2019. During the ceremony each deputy was sworn in before family and friends and received a certificate of completion.

(Top: L to R) Javonte Jefferson, Jami Morrison, Collin Trout. (Bot: L to R) Michael Wall, and Tyler Waugh.

(Top: L to R) Javonte Jefferson, Jami Morrison, Collin Trout. (Bot: L to R) Michael Wall, and Tyler Waugh.

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Austin Peay State University Football to hold FCS Playoffs send-off event, watch party

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics department welcomes all fans to Fortera Stadium at 10:30am, Friday, December 7th, 2019 as the football team departs for its NCAA Division I Football Championship second round contest at Sacramento State.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital head, neck surgeon Alexander Lanigan earns Expert Field Medical Badge

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – A head and neck surgeon, or otolaryngologist, from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital was among the 42 Soldiers to qualify for the Army’s Expert Field Medical Badge during EFMB testing sponsored by the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), November 15th -27th, 2019.

Capt. Alexander Lanigan, assigned to BACH’s Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic, said he was inspired to earn his badge after working with Soldiers from operational units on Fort Campbell.

An Expert Field Medical Badge grader reviews the method for extracting a casualty from a vehicle with an EFMB candidate during the standardization phase of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) EFMB qualification held on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Nov. 15 -27. EFMB candidates must demonstrate proficiency in Casualty Evacuation Tasks, Tactical Combat Casualty Care, Land Navigation, Communication Tasks and Warrior Skills in order to qualify for the coveted badge. (U.S Army photo by Maria Yager)

An Expert Field Medical Badge grader reviews the method for extracting a casualty from a vehicle with an EFMB candidate during the standardization phase of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) EFMB qualification held on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Nov. 15 -27. EFMB candidates must demonstrate proficiency in Casualty Evacuation Tasks, Tactical Combat Casualty Care, Land Navigation, Communication Tasks and Warrior Skills in order to qualify for the coveted badge. (U.S Army photo by Maria Yager)

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Signs Executive Order Transferring Tennessee Early Intervention System

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – On Monday, December 2nd, 2019, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee issued an executive order transferring the Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS) from the Tennessee Department of Education to the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to better align services for children with disabilities.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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