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Marsha Blackburn & other Senators Urge Response to National Security Threats Posed by Chinese Drones

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Rick Scott (R-Fla), John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) wrote to Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and Federal Aviation Administrator Stephen Dickson to express concerns regarding the national security threats posed by Chinese drones.

“We…urge you to immediately restrict the use of this equipment and technology that has the potential to jeopardize the security of critical information and infrastructure gained through this and other FAA programs,” the Senators write. “American taxpayer dollars should not fund state-controlled or state-owned firms that seek to undermine American national security and economic competitiveness.”

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball faces Duquesne at St. Pete Shootout

 

Austin Peay (5-5) vs. Duquesne (9-0)

Saturday, December 21st, 2019 | 1:30pm CT
St. Petersburg, FL | McArthur Gymasium

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – For the second year in a row, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) basketball team will end the pre-Christmas slate in Florida, taking on Duquesne and Alabama State in the 2019 St. Pete Shootout, hosted by Eckerd College.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball takes on Duquesne at the St. Pete Shootout Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball takes on Duquesne at the St. Pete Shootout Saturday afternoon. (APSU Sports Information)

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Representative Mark Green finishes First Year in Congress with Vote to Ratify Historic USMCA

 

U.S. house of RepresentativesWashington, D.C. – On Thursday, December 19th, 2019, Representative Mark Green concluded his first year representing Tennessee’s 7th District by voting to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

The USMCA is the largest and most advanced trade deal in American history and a vital agreement for our country and for the State of Tennessee.

Green said, “I was proud to vote for the historic USMCA trade agreement today. USMCA is a tremendous win for the State of Tennessee and a victory for farmers, workers, and manufacturers all across America.”

U.S. Representative Mark Green

U.S. Representative Mark Green

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APSU Women’s Basketball defeats Florida International, win FIU Holiday Hoops Showdown Championship

 

APSU Women's BasketballMiami, FL – The Austin Peay State University women’s basketball was trailing by ten points with 7:22 remaining, but then the Govs pulled off a thrilling comeback victory, 58-56, over Florida International at the Florida International Holiday Hoops Showdown.

Austin Peay State University Women's Basketball comes from behind to beat Florida International 58-56 and win FIU Holiday Hoops Showdown Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Basketball comes from behind to beat Florida International 58-56 and win FIU Holiday Hoops Showdown Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Police Department’s Chaplain Fund receives Donation from Hankook Tire

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Hankook Tire has endeavored to develop a strong relationship with the community and the Clarksville Police Department (CPD) since they established their presence here. They’ve invited members from the police department, on multiple occasions, to tour their facilities, discuss partnerships, and worked to develop a strong bond.

Hankook Tire, once again, displayed their generosity and support by donating $1200 to the Clarksville Police Department Chaplain’s fund.

(L to R) Captain Lane, J K Jones, Chief Ansley, Joe Park, Gene Smith, and Chaplain Martinez

(L to R) Captain Lane, J K Jones, Chief Ansley, Joe Park, Gene Smith, and Chaplain Martinez

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#21 Tennessee Vols Basketball to play Jacksonville State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Saturday

 

Tennessee (7-3) vs. Jacksonville State (4-7)

Saturday, December 21st, 2019 | 12:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 21 Tennessee Vols men’s basketball returns home to Thompson-Boling Arena for a weekend bout with Jacksonville State. Saturday’s tipoff is slated for 12:00pm CT on SEC Network+.

Saturday’s game is available online via WatchESPN and on any mobile device through the ESPN app. Fans can log on to WatchESPN at espn.com/watch. Michael Wottreng, Steve Hamer and Kasey Funderburg will have the call.

Fans can also listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bert Bertlekamp describing the action.

Tennessee Men's Basketball team hosts Jacksonville State at Thompson-Boling Area early Saturday afternoon. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball team hosts Jacksonville State at Thompson-Boling Area early Saturday afternoon. (UT Athletics)

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TennesseeCAN publishes 2019 Tennessee Policy Report Card

 

TennesseeCANNashville, TN – TennesseeCAN released the 2019 Tennessee Policy Report Card, scoring our state on 26 education policies that would help ensure every student receives a high-quality education through access to great teachers and great schools.

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP), Grade 3-8 TNReady Scores and High School End of Course Exams.

Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP), Grade 3-8 TNReady Scores and High School End of Course Exams.

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Austin Peay State University Athletics has All 15 Govs Teams post 3.0 GPAs

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – For the first time in Austin Peay State University (APSU) athletics department history, all 15 of its varsity programs recorded a 3.00 team grade-point average, pushing the department to a record 3.195 grade-point average for the Fall 2019 semester.

It is the fifth consecutive semester Austin Peay State University’s student-athletes have combined to post at least a 3.00 GPA and the sixth time in program history. It is the third time they have pushed past a 3.10 GPA.

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Gateway Chamber Orchestra recognizes Recipients of the first annual Dee Boaz Crescendo Award

 

Gateway Chamber OrchestraClarksville, TN – The Board of Directors of the Gateway Chamber Orchestra recognized Dave Farris and Tom Perry, the first recipients of the newly established Dee Boaz Crescendo Award at the annual Maestro’s Moonlight & Mistletoe Gala on December 13th, 2019.

Gateway Chamber Orchestra Music Director Gregory Wolynec with Dee Boaz Crescendo Award Recipients Tom Perry, Dee Boaz, and Dave Farris at the annual Maestro’s Moonlight & Mistletoe Gala.

Gateway Chamber Orchestra Music Director Gregory Wolynec with Dee Boaz Crescendo Award Recipients Tom Perry, Dee Boaz, and Dave Farris at the annual Maestro’s Moonlight & Mistletoe Gala.

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Clarksville Police report Brady Witcher, Brittany McMillan arrested in Missouri

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police say that last night law enforcement tracked down Brady Witcher, age 41, and Brittany McMillan, age 28, to a hotel at 7350 North Hanley Road, Hazelwood, Missouri.

Hazelwood Police Department was contacted and worked in conjunction with an FBI team to confirm that Witcher and McMillan were in room 206 at the hotel. Both suspects were taken into custody and booked into the jail in Hazelwood.

Brady Witcher and Brittany McMillan have been arrested in Hazelwood Missouri according to Clarksville Police.

Brady Witcher and Brittany McMillan have been arrested in Hazelwood Missouri according to Clarksville Police.

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