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#18 Tennessee Vols Basketball holds off Mississippi State, 56-53

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – A dominant defensive showing and an offensive effort that saw every Vol pen their name on the score sheet helped the 18th-ranked Tennessee men’s basketball team battle past Mississippi State, 56-53, on Tuesday at Thompson-Boling Arena.

After uncharacteristically losing the turnover battle in each of their last two games, the Volunteers (11-3, 5-3 SEC) forced 18 (9-8, 4-5 SEC) turnovers, earning a +7 turnover margin on the night.

Tennessee Men's Basketball gets 56-53 victory over Mississippi at Thompson-Boling Arena Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball gets 56-53 victory over Mississippi at Thompson-Boling Arena Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

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President Joe Biden’s Executive Order on Reforming Our Incarceration System to Eliminate Use of Privately Operated Criminal Detention Facilities

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1.  Policy.  More than two million people are currently incarcerated in the United States, including a disproportionate number of people of color.  There is broad consensus that our current system of mass incarceration imposes significant costs and hardships on our society and communities and does not make us safer. 

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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101st Airborne Division leaders mark Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s COVID-19 vaccine transition from healthcare/emergency personnel to frontline essential workers

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – Leaders from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and U.S. Army Fort Campbell volunteered to receive the COVID-19 Coronavirus vaccine at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, recently, marking the hospital’s transition from healthcare and emergency service personnel to Phase 1B vaccinations.

“Our next group that are going in Phase 1 are our critical and essential staff. So, command teams and those decision-makers and leaders. We want to make sure we are keeping them safe and protected,” said Maj. Jade Snader, chief nurse for Blanchfield’s Soldier Health Services and helping lead the COVID-vaccine mission.

101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell Commanding General Maj. Gen. Brian E. Winski received the COVID-19 vaccine recently at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, displaying his confidence in the science behind the vaccine. Winski shared his enthusiasm in the vaccine now being offered to the next priority. Sgt. DaLee Cetta, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital licensed practical nurse, administered the COVID-19 vaccine to the 101st Airborne Division Commanding General.

101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell Commanding General Maj. Gen. Brian E. Winski received the COVID-19 vaccine recently at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, displaying his confidence in the science behind the vaccine. Winski shared his enthusiasm in the vaccine now being offered to the next priority. Sgt. DaLee Cetta, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital licensed practical nurse, administered the COVID-19 vaccine to the 101st Airborne Division Commanding General.

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President Joe Biden’s Memorandum Condemning, Combating Racism, Xenophobia, Intolerance against Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders in United States

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Advancing inclusion and belonging for people of all races, national origins, and ethnicities is critical to guaranteeing the safety and security of the American people.  During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, inflammatory and xenophobic rhetoric has put Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) persons, families, communities, and businesses at risk.

The Federal Government must recognize that it has played a role in furthering these xenophobic sentiments through the actions of political leaders, including references to the COVID-19 pandemic by the geographic location of its origin.  

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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APSU Cross Country replaces Murray State Invitational for Golden Eagle Invitational

 

APSU Men's Cross CountryClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) head cross country and track and field coach Valerie Brown announced Monday, January 26th, 2021 that the February 5th Murray State Invitational has been replaced on the schedule by the Tennessee Tech-hosted Golden Eagle Invitational, February 19th, in Cookeville Tennessee.

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 1,257 new cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee, January 26th, 2021

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 606,592 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus as of January 26th, 2021. That is an increase of 1,257 cases from Monday’s 605,335. There have been 7,571 (+140) confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

There have been   E I G H T Y   T W O    new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Montgomery County. The total is 15,282. Fifteen of the new cases reported today were in the age group of 5-18 year olds. There have been 156 (+3) deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.

Coronavirus.

Coronavirus.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library Closes Computer Lab, Meeting Rooms

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library will temporarily close their computer lab and meeting rooms to the public out of an abundance of caution due to employee-related COVID-19 Coronavirus cases.

The closure of these spaces begins today, Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 with the expectation of reopening the rooms on February 10th.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library

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#18/#17 Tennessee Vols Basketball faces off against Mississippi State at Thompson-Boling Arena, Tonight

 

#18/#17 Tennessee (10-3 | 4-3 SEC) vs. Mississippi State (9-7 | 4-4 SEC)

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 | 6:01pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Thompson-Boling Arena | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The 18th-ranked Tennessee basketball team gears up for a new week when it takes on Mississippi State on Tuesday evening, January 26th, 2021. Tipoff from Thompson-Boling Arena is slated for 6:00pm CT on SEC Network.

Fans can catch Tuesday’s game on SEC Network and online or on any mobile device through WatchESPN. WatchESPN can be accessed through the ESPN App, or online at espn.com/watch. Tom Hart and Jimmy Dykes will have the call.

Tennessee Men's Basketball plays Mississippi State at home Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Men’s Basketball plays Mississippi State at home Tuesday night. (UT Athletics)

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State Representative Curtis Johnson named Deputy Speaker

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN –  Tennessee House Speaker Cameron Sexton (R-Crossville) has named State Representative Curtis Johnson (R-Clarksville) Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives for the 112th Tennessee General Assembly.

Johnson previously served as Speaker Pro-Tempore under former Speaker Beth Harwell for six years and as Deputy Speaker during the 2020 legislative session.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Roxy Regional Theatre’s Roxy Reads series features David Mamet’s “A Life In The Theatre”, Friday

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – While we continue our brief hiatus from films and performances in accordance with Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s executive orders limiting gatherings, the Roxy Regional Theatre invites you to join us on our Facebook page for our “Roxy Reads” series, featuring David Mamet’s comedic drama “A Life In The Theatre” this Friday, January 29th, 2021 at 7:00pm.

Read by Executive Director Ryan Bowie and Technical Director/Company Member Matthew Combs, “A Life In The Theatre” portrays the changing relationship of John and Robert, two actors — one older and experienced, the other a young up-and-comer — working together in a repertory company.

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