Washington, D.C. – “The border has physically changed as a result of the Trump administration’s decision to fund projects along the 2,000-mile dividing line” between Mexico and the United States, Anna Giaritelli reports for the Washington Examiner.
Brentwood, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) soccer team will play a 10-game Ohio Valley Conference schedule in the spring of 2021, the league office announced Wednesday, October 28th, 2020.
The conference schedule will be played on Tuesdays and Fridays, with teams playing a pair of matches each week.
Marsha Blackburn to Big Tech CEOs: Your Pattern of Picking Winners and Losers Online Has Lost You the Trust of the American People
Washington, D.C. – At today’s Senate Commerce Committee hearing, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) pushed Big Tech CEOs Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Jack Dorsey of Twitter and Sundar Pichai of Google to provide more transparency to their content moderation practices.
“There is a pattern of subjective manipulation of the information that is available to people from your platforms. What has driven additional attention to this is the fact that more of a family’s functional life is now being conducted online. Because of this, more people are realizing that you are picking winners and losers,” said Senator Blackburn at the hearing.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) students who need help putting food on the table can get free hot meals through a new Austin Peay State University Foundation program.
But those students must visit www.apsu.edu/feed-a-gov this week to fill out a survey to make sure they are added to the program. You must have your surveys turned in by November 1st, 2020!
Montgomery County, TN – In accordance with the Tennessee Governor’s Executive Order regarding limiting public gatherings to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus, and allowing public meetings to be conducted by electronic means, the November Montgomery County Informal and Formal Commission meetings will be conducted electronically.
Meeting electronically and limiting public access to the meeting is necessary to protect the public health, safety, and welfare in light of COVID-19 Coronavirus.
Tennessee Department of Health reports 1,424 new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee, October 28th, 2020
Nashville, TN – On Wednesday, October 28th, 2020, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 240,198 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus. That is an increase of 1,424 cases from Tuesday’s 238,774. There have been 3,067 (+30) confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.
There have been F I F T Y E I G H T new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 4,333. There has been SIXTY (+2) deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.
Austin Peay State University awarded $400,000 to support Three-Year Teacher Residency, Degree Program
Clarksville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Education recently awarded Austin Peay State University four $100,000 grants to support the APSU Eriksson College of Education’s accelerated Grow Your Own Teacher Residency programs.
Working with area school districts, the programs provide recent high school graduates with a free path to become full-time teachers, and a guaranteed job in partner districts, in just three years.
Nashville, TN – National Weather Service issues Flash Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and Middle Tennessee from 1:00pm CT this afternoon, Wednesday, October 28th, 2020 until 7:00am CT Thursday morning
Starting tomorrow morning, the combination of Tropical Storm Zeta, along with an intense system over the southern half of the United States will bring moderate to heavy rainfall to most, if not all of Middle Tennessee.
2 to 3 inches of rain are expected from tomorrow morning through early Thursday morning and while some could see a little less, some could see more than 3 inches.
Tennessee Titans (5-1) vs. Cincinnati Bengals (1-5-1)
Sunday, November 1st, 2020 | 1:00pm ET/Noon CT
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (5-1) travel to Cincinnati this week to face the Bengals (1-5-1). Kickoff at Paul Brown Stadium is scheduled for 1 p.m. EST/noon CST on Sunday, November 1st, 2020.
The game marks the Titans’ first appearance in Cincinnati since a loss there on September 21st, 2014. The Titans took the most recent matchup in Nashville on November 12th, 2017 by a final score of 24-20.
Clarksville, TN – “I Vote Because …,” an art project started by Celene Aubry and Cynthia Marsh, features 55 women sharing why they are exercising their right to vote in the upcoming election.
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