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Hankook Tire Data Shows More Americans Neglecting Car Maintenance During COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Hankook Tire America Corp.Nashville, TNAs many Americans find themselves driving less due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, research from Hankook Tire reveals that they are also neglecting vehicle maintenance and systems checks, which could have costly implications down the road.

Nearly half (48 percent) of Americans have delayed or canceled a vehicle maintenance appointment, according to the latest Hankook Tire Gauge Index.

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces August Events

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce -upcoming events and announcements during the month of August, 2020.

On August 5th, the Chamber will hold it’s monthly Clarksville Young Professionals meeting virtually at noon, hosted by Altra Credit Union and Jesse Presley.

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Tennessee Department of Health reports 2,168 new cases of Coronavirus in Tennessee, August 1st, 2020

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) reports that there have been 106,946 confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Tennessee as of Saturday, August 1st, 2020. That is an increase of 2,168 cases from Friday’s 104,778. There have been 1,030 confirmed deaths in Tennessee because of the virus.

There have been thirty one new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus reported in Montgomery County. The total is at 1,677 There has been eleven deaths in Montgomery County due to the virus.

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Jon Tester, Marsha Blackburn Bill to Bring Reforms to VA Information Technology Programs Unanimously Passes Senate

 

Senators’ bipartisan oversight bill would increase transparency and accountability over critical information technology projects at VA

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – The Senate unanimously passed U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Marsha Blackburn’s (R-Tenn.) bipartisan bill to improve the management and execution of information technology (IT) programs and projects at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The bill now heads to the House for consideration.  

The Senators’ Department of Veterans Affairs IT Reform Act would bring more accountability and oversight to the office within VA charged with delivering IT projects critical to providing care and benefits to millions of veterans and their families across the country.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: August 1st, 2020

 

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today continued to take action in the ongoing response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic:

As part of the FDA’s effort to protect consumers, the agency issued a warning letter jointly with the Federal Trade Commission to one company for selling fraudulent COVID-19 Coronavirus related products.

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department announces College Street, Main Street Road Closures Planned

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – On Monday, August 3rd, 2020, Clarksville Gas and Water Department has planned water service line work at 7:30am and will close a section of College Street from North First Street to North Second Street until approximately 10:30am.

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If Austin Peay Could Talk: Eva’s Story

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – No one had to tell me I was Black. I distinctly remember the day that I was treated as less than due to the color of my skin.

I recall my time in a convenience store when the white clerk intentionally skipped me to assist the next white customer in line. I was shocked, hurt and silenced.

Dr. Eva Gibson

Dr. Eva Gibson

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NASA’s 2020 Mars Perseverance now out of Safe Mode, on course for Mars

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Flight controllers for NASA’s Mars 2020 mission have returned the spacecraft to nominal flight operations.

Launched on July 30th, 2020, at 6:50am CT (4:50am PDT), Mars 2020 entered a state called safe mode soon after it was placed on an interplanetary trajectory because a sensor indicated that part of the spacecraft was slightly colder than expected. When a spacecraft enters safe mode, all but essential systems are turned off until it receives new commands from mission control.

NASA's 2020 Mars Perseverance rover launched Thursday, July 30th from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 7:50am CT. (NASA)

NASA’s 2020 Mars Perseverance rover launched Thursday, July 30th from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 7:50am CT. (NASA)

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President Donald Trump and His Administration have created Best COVID-19 Testing System In The World

 

Leading the World in Testing

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – U.S. President Donald J. Trump is ensuring that Americans have access to the most advanced and robust COVID-19 Coronavirus tests in the world.

President Trump has revolutionized America’s testing system, and under his leadership, our Nation has conducted far more tests than any other country.

The United States has already conducted more than 59 million tests, and we will soon have conducted 100 million tests.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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TSSAA announces Schools can begin contact during practice effective immediately

 

Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA)Hermitage, TN – Executive Order No. 55, first announced this past Tuesday, was signed by Tennessee Governor Bill Lee today, July 31st, 2020, making contact during practice now permissible in the sports of football and girls’ soccer. Other fall sports, including golf, cross country, and volleyball were not affected by the State of Emergency Order that prohibited contact sports.

Although contact practice is now permissible, the regulations and requirements for practice and competition adopted by the Board of Control at their July 22nd meeting are still in place for all sports and must be followed.

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