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Marsha Blackburn Report: Protecting The Sanctity Of Life

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – For far too long, organizations like Planned Parenthood have targeted vulnerable women and pressured them to make life and death medical decisions without informed consent.

This week, I introduced The Woman’s Right to Know Act which protects the health and safety of women and children by establishing long-overdue standards for the predatory abortion industry. Read more about my action to protect the sanctity of life here.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts releases statement on Atlanta Shootings

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Here is a statement from Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts about the shootings in Atlanta on Tuesday, March 16th, 2021.

“I join with the good people of Clarksville, especially our Asian-American neighbors, to grieve for the eight lives lost in and around Atlanta on Tuesday night in another senseless mass shooting.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

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Leading Through Black Excellence by APSU: David Davenport

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – David Davenport has been a very active and vital member of the community during his time in Clarksville. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, he moved here in March 2003, when he accepted a position at Austin Peay State University (APSU) as director of University Recreation.

Over the years, he has served the campus in several capacities. In 2015, he was appointed the chief diversity officer (CDO), holding dual positions of CDO (part-time) and director of University Recreation.

David Davenport. (APSU)

David Davenport. (APSU)

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APSU Football signs 19 to Open Spring Signing Period

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) head football coach Scotty Walden put the finishing touches on his first signing class, with 19 players signing to play for the Governors during Wednesday’s opening day of the spring signing period.

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CDC requires wearing of Face Masks while on Public Transportation, Transportation Hubs

 

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Atlanta, GA – As the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic continues to surge in the United States, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is implementing provisions of U.S. President Joe Biden’s Executive Order on Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel and will require the wearing of masks by all travelers into, within, or out of the United States, e.g., on airplanes, ships, ferries, trains, subways, buses, taxis, and ride-shares.

The face mask requirement also applies to travelers in U.S. transportation hubs such as airports and seaports; train, bus, and subway stations; and any other areas that provide transportation.  

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Face Mask

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CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States

 

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Atlanta, GA – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding the requirement for a negative COVID-19 Coronavirus test to all air passengers entering the United States.  Testing before and after travel is a critical layer to slow the introduction and spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus.

This strategy is consistent with the current phase of the pandemic and more efficiently protects the health of Americans.

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Coronavirus

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CDC report shows Tobacco Product Use Down Among Youths in 2020

 

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Atlanta, GA – A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report, in collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), found that current tobacco product use declined among U.S. middle and high school students from 2019 to 2020—driven by decreases in e-cigarette, cigar, and smokeless tobacco use.

However, the National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) data analysis also found that about 1 in 6 (nearly 4.5 million) students were current users of some type of tobacco product in 2020.

But nearly 4.5 million youths still used tobacco products; e-cigarette use most common

But nearly 4.5 million youths still used tobacco products; e-cigarette use most common

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CDC reports Overdose Deaths Accelerating During COVID-19

 

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Atlanta, GA – According to recent provisional data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 81,000 drug overdose deaths occurred in the United States in the 12 months ending in May 2020, the highest number of overdose deaths ever recorded in a 12-month period.

While overdose deaths were already increasing in the months preceding the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the latest numbers suggest an acceleration of overdose deaths during the pandemic.

COVID-19 Coronavirus

COVID-19 Coronavirus

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Austin Peay State University alum Jeffery Gray competing in Food Network’s “Holiday Baking Championship”

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) alumni Jeffery Gray, a fine arts major turned baker, is competing in this year’s “Food Network “Holiday Baking Championship.” In the first episode, which aired on November 2nd, Gray is given the nickname “Santa from Atlanta” because his love for creativity and baking shined.

Austin Peay State University alumni Jeffery Gray. (Food Network)

Austin Peay State University alumni Jeffery Gray. (Food Network)

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Ivanka Trump, AG William Barr announce over $100 million to fight human trafficking

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Last month, the U.S. Marshals Service led a two-week operation alongside Georgia state and local officers to rescue endangered missing children in Atlanta and Macon.
 
“Operation Not Forgotten” resulted in the rescue of 26 children, the safe locating of 13 other children, and the arrest of nine criminal associates. Investigators cleared 26 arrest warrants and filed additional charges for crimes related to sex trafficking, kidnapping, registered sex offender violations, and drugs and weapons possession.

Ivanka Trump. (Official White House Photo by Stephanie Chasez)

Ivanka Trump. (Official White House Photo by Stephanie Chasez)

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