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Marsha Blackburn, Colleagues Reintroduce Restoring Armed Career Criminal Act

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) introduced the Restoring the Armed Career Criminal Act, legislation that will protect Americans from violent crime. The legislation reinstates an important tool for prosecutors to seek enhanced penalties against violent, repeat offenders. For bill text, click here

Representative David Kustoff (R-Tenn.) also introduced companion legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Nashville Sounds rally to tie, win in extra inning thriller against Gwinnett Stripers

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds came away with yet another thrilling win at First Horizon Park when they walked off on the Gwinnett Stripers with a 5-4 victory in 10 innings Wednesday night.

Trailing 4-3 in the bottom of the 10th with nobody out and the bases loaded, Nashville third baseman Zach Green hit the first pitch he saw to the wall in right field, easily scoring Dee Strange-Gordon with the tying run and Logan Forsythe with the winning run.

Just moments earlier, a wild top of the 10th unfolded with Gwinnett grabbing two runs to take a 4-2 lead.

Zach Green Delivers Walk-Off Double in 10th Inning for Nashville Sounds. (Nashville Sounds)

Zach Green Delivers Walk-Off Double in 10th Inning for Nashville Sounds. (Nashville Sounds)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System releases 2021-22 Safety, Health Update

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSGood afternoon, Clarksville-Montgomery County School System families,

The district’s Communicable Disease Team (CDT) is releasing the health and safety protocols for summer programs and the 2021-2022 school year based on updated guidance, recommendations, research, and requirements. 

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Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan Supercharges Future of Transportation, Manufacturing

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Increasingly, the global market is shifting to electric vehicles (EVs) – tapping into EVs’ potential to save families thousands of dollars, lower carbon pollution, and make the air we breathe cleaner. Yet, despite pioneering the technology, the United States is behind in the race to manufacture these vehicles and the batteries that go in them.

Today, the United States market share of plug-in electric vehicle (EV) sales is only one-third that of the Chinese EV market.

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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City of Clarksville releases Quick facts about Transportation 2020+

 

Road projects are needed, and City taxes are not out of control

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts has proposed a 20-cent property tax increase to fund Tier 1 of the Transportation 2020+ Strategy designed to overcome Clarksville’s pressing transportation improvement needs.

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Traffic Accident reported on Interstate 24 Eastbound

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – There has been a traffic accident on Interstate 24 East at mile marker 17.

Eastbound traffic is down to one lane.

Expect long delays.

Drivers should seek an alternate route.

A traffic accident on Interstate 24 has caused the eastbound lane to be shut down to one lane.

A traffic accident on Interstate 24 has caused the eastbound lane to be shut down to one lane.

 

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APSU travels to Murray State with OVC Tournament berth on the line

 

APSU BaseballMurray, KY – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) baseball team puts its tourney hopes on the line this weekend as it closes the 2021 regular season with a three-game Ohio Valley Conference series against Murray State, Thursday-Friday, at Johnny Reagan Field.

Austin Peay State University Baseball seeks to secure OVC Tournament spot at Murray State this weekend. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Baseball seeks to secure OVC Tournament spot at Murray State this weekend. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department announces Post Road area water outage planned

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department (CGW) has planned a water outage on Friday, May 21st, 2021 at 8:00am on Post Road for fire hydrant replacement work that will affect the following areas.

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AAA reports Tennessee Gas Prices Jump 18 Cents after Colonial Pipeline Shutdown

 

Clarksville has the Third Most Expensive Gas Prices in Tennessee

AAANashville, TN – AAA says Gas prices across Tennessee jumped nearly 18 cents over last week in response to the recent Colonial Pipeline shutdown that led to a deluge of demand for gasoline as well as tight gasoline supply across the Southeast. 

The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $2.89 which is 19 cents more than one month ago and $1.27 more than one year ago. 

Tennessee gas price fluctuations expected leading up to Memorial Day weekend. (AAA)

Tennessee gas price fluctuations expected leading up to Memorial Day weekend. (AAA)

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Austin Peay State University College of Business holds Academic Commitment Week

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) College of Business recently hosted its first academic commitment week to celebrate incoming business students enrolled in the Fall 2021 semester.

Kaleb Blanks, Creekwood High School. (Austin Peay State University)

Kaleb Blanks, Creekwood High School. (Austin Peay State University)

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