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APSU Men’s Golf closes regular season at Big Blue Intercollegiate

 

APSU Men's GolfClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s golf team will close its regular-season schedule this week at the Tennessee State-hosted Big Blue Intercollegiate at Hermitage Golf Club’s President’s Reserve Course in Nashville.

Austin Peay State University Men's Golf heads to Nashville for the Big Blue Intercollegiate hosted by Tennessee State. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Golf heads to Nashville for the Big Blue Intercollegiate hosted by Tennessee State. (APSU Sports Information)

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Leading Relief Efforts After Tennessee Storms

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Confucius Institutes provide communist China with leverage to discreetly influence what college students are taught about topics like Hong Kong and Tiananmen Square and impede freedom of speech on campus. We cannot allow students to be brainwashed by revisionist history.

That’s why I sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) Secretary Miguel Cardona to push for censorship-free alternatives to support Mandarin language and Chinese culture initiatives in the U.S., including those provided by our democratic partner Taiwan. Read more about the letter here.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Austin Peay State University sweeps home Doubleheader against Jacksonville State

 

APSU SoftballClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball team saw its win streak reach 10 games, Sunday, as it swept the first two games of the key Ohio Valley Conference series versus Jacksonville State, by 6-5 and 4-2 finals at Cathi Maynard Park – Cheryl Hold Field.

Austin Peay State University Softball takes two games from Jacksonville State at Cheryl Holt Field, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Softball takes two games from Jacksonville State at Cheryl Holt Field, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Women’s Tennis defeats SIU Edwardsville for Third Win in a Row

 

APSU Women's TennisClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis team picked up its third-straight win and wrapped up a perfect weekend at home when it beat SIU Edwardsville (SIUE), 5-2, Sunday at the Governors Tennis Courts.

Austin Peay State University Women's Tennis gets 5-2 home win over SIU Edwardsville, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Women’s Tennis gets 5-2 home win over SIU Edwardsville, Sunday. (APSU Sports Information)

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AAA finds most users are satisfied with their Mobility On Demand experience

 

AAAWashington, D.C. – On-demand transportation options, such as Lyft, Uber, GIG Car Share, Zipcar, electric scooter sharing, and bike-sharing, are growing fixtures in American cities, though approximately six in 10 people admit they have tried them only once, or not at all.

According to a national survey co-sponsored by ITS America’s Mobility on Demand Alliance, AAA, and Cubic, those who have used one or more of these Mobility on Demand (MOD) services had a positive experience.

Mobility On-Demand – Try It, You’ll Like It. (AAA)

Mobility On-Demand – Try It, You’ll Like It. (AAA)

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Emergency Use Authorization issued for Symbiotica COVID-19 Self-Collected Antibody Test System

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced it has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Symbiotica COVID-19 Self-Collected Antibody Test System, the first antibody test authorized for use with home collected dried blood spot samples. Samples collected at home are then sent to a Symbiotica, Inc. laboratory for analysis.

COVID-19 Coronavirus

COVID-19 Coronavirus

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BBB reports Cheating on Homework leads to Extortion Scam

 

Better Business Bureau - BBBNashville, TN – College and high school students who hire “tutors” to complete their class assignments are finding themselves the victims of extortion cons. BBB Scam Tracker has gotten reports about scam tutors who make money by threatening to report cheating students.
 
How the Scam Works
 
You are struggling in class and search online for a tutoring company that can help – not by teaching you the material but by doing the work for you. Victims report paying a couple hundred dollars for “help” with assignments for math and technology classes. 

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Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development Offers Free Online Courses to Advance Careers

 

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentNashville, TN – Tennessee workers displaced by the economic disruption caused by COVID-19 Coronavirus can enroll in free online classes to advance their skill set. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) has partnered with Coursera, one of the world’s leading online learning platforms, to help Tennesseans skill up and get back to work.

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AAA Survey shows Traveler Optimism Grows as Summer Approaches

 

AAANashville, TN – Traveler confidence is growing as COVID-19 Coronavirus vaccinations become more readily available. A new AAA survey reveals that nearly half of Tennesseans (49%) are comfortable taking a trip. That’s almost a 10 percentage-point increase compared to our previous survey in January.

View the full survey here

Vaccinations fuel traveler confidence; Tennesseans are more willing to fly and stay in a hotel. (AAA)

Vaccinations fuel traveler confidence; Tennesseans are more willing to fly and stay in a hotel. (AAA)

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Austin Peay State University Students, Professors publish paper about recent work with Bacteriophages

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) biology students and professors continue to find success in their work with bacteria-infecting viruses called bacteriophages.

This spring, 11 undergraduate and graduate students worked with APSU’s Dr. Sergei Markov to publish a paper that shares the team’s work with the three bacteriophages they found in Clarksville and lovingly named Danno, Otwor and Scumberland.

Heath Simpson works with a Petri dish in 2019. (APSU)

Heath Simpson works with a Petri dish in 2019. (APSU)

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