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Tennessee Vols Basketball get 69-59 victory at Missouri

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsColumbia, MO – Six double-digit scorers, a career-high 11 points from junior Jalen Johnson and a gritty defensive effort led the Tennessee Vols basketball team past Missouri, 69-59, Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.

The result improved the Vols to 9-5 overall and 1-1 in SEC play, while the Tigers fell to 8-6 (0-2 SEC) after dropping their first two conference matchups.

Johnson enjoyed his best performance of the season, scoring 11 points and knocking down a career-high three attempts from 3-point range.

Senior Jordan Bowden added a game-high 13 points and had four rebounds to cap several critical defensive stops.

Tennessee Men's Basketball junior Jalen Johnson had a career high 11 points in win against Missouri, Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball junior Jalen Johnson had a career high 11 points in win against Missouri, Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

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Nashville Predators in a free fall with loss to the Boston Bruins 6-2

 

Nashville PredatorsNashville, TN – In their first game under new head coach John Hynes, the Nashville Predators fell hard to the visiting Boston Bruins, 6-2. 

It’s been a whirlwind of activity over the last 48 hours with the dismissal of Peter Laviolette and the hiring of Hynes, hoping to spark a Nashville team that has now lost four of their last five games.

Boston picks up their first win in four games with the victory.

The Bruins were all over the Predators from the start.  Brad Marchand and Viktor Arvidsson were sent to the box just 14 seconds into the game when Marchand cross-checked Arvidsson, who was then called for embellishment. 

Nashville Predators Hockey

Nashville Predators fall to the Boston Bruins 6-2  (Michael Strasinger)

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Marsha Blackburn, Qasem Soleimani was Iran’s Mastermind

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Today, Tuesday, January 7th, 2020, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Fox Business’s Mornings with Maria to discuss the death of Quds Force leader Qasem Soleimani, as well as the latest with impeachment and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

On Iran: “When you hear these threats coming from Iran…what we have to realize is that Soleimani was their mastermind. This is a guy that for two decades, he had pushed forward, built the Quds Force [which] had about twenty thousand people in it. He’s got a cyber unit, a finance unit, a political unit, and he had been responsible for killing hundreds of Americans.”

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Austin Peay State University Basketball’s Chris Horton an LNB All-Star among Govs overseas highlights

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Former Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball standout Chris Horton is enjoying a career year in France, earning All-Star honors for the 2020 LNB All-Star Game.

The fourth-year pro moved from Kymi in the Greek Basket League—where he averaged a league-leading 9.1 rebounds, 13.6 points and 1.6 blocks last season—to Cholet in the LNB Pro A.

Former Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball Gov Chris Horton earns honors at 2020 LNB All Star Game. (ASGLNB)

Former Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball Gov Chris Horton earns honors at 2020 LNB All Star Game. (ASGLNB)

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Volunteers needed to improve Clarksville ReStore as part of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

 

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County will host a volunteer service day on Monday, January 20th, 2020 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Clarksville ReStore located at 404 Madison Street to lead residents through improvements to the store.

This volunteer service will honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy. Clarksville residents will join hundreds of thousands of volunteers across the country on this national day of service.

101st Airborne couple helping out at Clarksville ReStore.

101st Airborne couple helping out at Clarksville ReStore.

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Governor Bill Lee announces Tennessee to provide State Employees Paid Family Leave

 

Tennessee Investing in Attracting, Retaining Top Talent

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Tuesday, January 7th, 2020, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced that Tennessee will provide paid family leave for state employees.

The Governor signed an Executive Order today directing the Tennessee Department of Human Resources to issue the new policy effective March 1st.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Richview Middle School Students awarded FBI’s National Safe Online Surfing Award

 

FBIClarksville, TN – The FBI Memphis Field Office Nashville Resident Agency recognized students at Richview Middle School in Clarksville, Tennessee, today, Tuesday, January 7th, 2020 for winning the National FBI Safe Online Surfing award.

Congratulations to the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in Heather Stanley’s computer literacy classes for scoring 89.72 percent to win the November 2019 award in the Sharks category.

For the month of November 2019, a total of 142,915 students at 2,156 schools in 54 states and U.S. territories participated in the FBI-SOS Program.

Richview Middle School's Heather Stanley receives the FBI's National Safe Online Surfing Award.

Richview Middle School’s Heather Stanley receives the FBI’s National Safe Online Surfing Award.

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Mercedes-Benz recalls over 740,000 certain 2001-2011 vehicles because Glass Panel May Detach, become road hazard, increase risk of crash

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC is recalling certain 2001-2011 vehicles because the bonding between the glass panel and the sliding roof frame may deteriorate, possibly resulting in the glass panel detaching from the vehicle.

A detached glass panel can separate from the vehicle and become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

Certain 2001-2011 Mercedes Benz vehicles are being recalled due to a glass panel that may detach from the vehicle.

Certain 2001-2011 Mercedes Benz vehicles are being recalled due to a glass panel that may detach from the vehicle.

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President Donald Trump, “My highest and most solemn duty”

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Four days ago, the United States military executed a flawless precision strike that killed the worst remaining terrorist on Earth, Qasem Soleimani. The next day, President Donald J. Trump delivered a statement on the successful operation.

“As President, my highest and most solemn duty is the defense of our nation and its citizens,” he said. “Soleimani was plotting imminent and sinister attacks on American diplomats and military personnel, but we caught him in the act and terminated him.”

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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Tennessee Titans travel to Baltimore Ravens for Divisional Playoff Game

 

Tennessee Titans (10-7) at Baltimore Ravens (14-2)

Saturday, January 11th, 2020 | 8:15pm ET/7:15pm CT
Baltimore, MD | M&T Bank Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (10-7) travel to Baltimore this week to face the AFC North champion Ravens (14-2) in an AFC divisional playoff game. Kickoff at M&T Bank Stadium (capacity 71,008) is scheduled for 8:15pm ET/7:15pm CT on Saturday, January 11th.

The winner will advance to the AFC championship game to play either the Kansas City Chiefs or the Houston Texans, who meet Sunday in Kansas City. The Titans and Ravens have met on three previous occasions in the postseason, with the Ravens holding a 2-1 advantage.

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