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AAA reports Tension Between the United States, Iran Leads Crude Prices to Temporary Spike in Oil Prices

 

AAATampa, FL – AAA says crude oil prices have spiked and dropped twice in the past six days. The first spike occurred last Friday following a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad, which killed Iran’s Major General Qassem Soleimani.

Prices spiked again on Tuesday when over a dozen missiles were launched by Iran at military bases in Iraq that house American soldiers in retaliation for the drone strike.

Crude oil prices experence reactive spikes after Iran's General Qassem Soleimani was killed by a United States Drone strike. (AAA)

Crude oil prices experience reactive spikes after Iran’s General Qassem Soleimani was killed by a United States Drone strike. (AAA)

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AAA reports Gas Price Increases at the Pump Slowing Across the Country

 

AAATampa, FL – On the week, AAA says all but eight states saw gas price averages push cheaper or remain stable. At $2.76, the national gas price average is three cents less expensive than last Monday. This is the first time in four weeks that the national average has seen a weekly decline.

“Gasoline stocks remain robust amid a recent dip in demand, which could be one reason we are seeing pump prices starting to roll back,” said Jeanette Casselano, AAA spokesperson.

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Tennessee Fire Marshal says leave Fireworks to the Experts this Independence Day

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is reminding residents of the Volunteer State about the dangers associated with consumer fireworks ahead of Independence Day festivities. The SFMO urges Tennesseans to leave the fireworks to the experts this Independence Day.

“Watching a fireworks display is a fun Fourth of July tradition for many Tennesseans,” said Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance Interim Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Carter Lawrence.

Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office reports that Consumer Fireworks Caused $1M in Damages and 419 Unintended Fires from 2014-2018.

Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office reports that Consumer Fireworks Caused $1M in Damages and 419 Unintended Fires from 2014-2018.

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Austin Peay State University Governor’s School students surprised by helicopter landing

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Governor’s School for Computational Physics at Austin Peay State University (APSU) surprised the 36 high school students attending with a rare treat this week – a surprise landing of one of the school’s helicopters.

On June 5th, 2019, just before 4:00pm former Special Operations pilot Charlie Weigandt eased one of Austin Peay’s Guimbal Cabri G2 helicopters onto the Dunn Center lawn.

The Governor's School for Computational Physics students stand near one of Austin Peay State University's helicopters. (APSU)

The Governor’s School for Computational Physics students stand near one of Austin Peay State University’s helicopters. (APSU)

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NASA to begin Drone Traffic Management Research test flights in Reno, Corpus Christi

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – NASA has been researching what it will take to build a nationwide system to manage this new, low-altitude air traffic since 2015.  The potential uses for drones that will benefit ordinary people are growing, from commercial opportunities to rescue operations, in agricultural zones, urban centers and everything in between.

Here are the basics you’ll want to know about the project’s 2019 flight tests, happening in Reno, Nevada, and Corpus Christi, Texas.

NASA is researching a nation wide system for managing drone traffic. (NASA)

NASA is researching a nation wide system for managing drone traffic. (NASA)

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Clarksville Police release information on search for missing 13 Year Old Autistic Child

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report the massive search for missing 13 Year Old Autistic Child Reese came to a conclusion with a positive outcome.

After four hours of intense search operations by multiple agencies utilizing drones, helicopter, K-9, 4-wheelers, and searchers on foot, the 13 year old was located, safe and unharmed around 2:21pm, Thursday, February 15th, 2019.

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit Deputy Dale BeCraft and Deputy Chris Owens with K-9 Finn found Reese around 2:21pm.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit Deputy Dale BeCraft and Deputy Chris Owens with K-9 Finn found Reese around 2:21pm.

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Clarksville Police report 13 Year Old Autistic Child Found

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report that missing 13 Year Old Autistic Child Reese has been located and is safe. Reese left Rossview Middle School earlier in the day and went missing.

There are over 20 officers looking for the child. Clarksville Police deployed K-9 and had a drone is in the air. EMS was also on scene.

13 Year Old Autistic Child "Reese" has been located by Clarksville Police.

13 Year Old Autistic Child “Reese” has been located by Clarksville Police.

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Austin Peay State University GIS Center’s virtual reality drone lab immerses students in real-world experience

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Kevin Lyons and Connar Bielinski are learning as they go. The Austin Peay State University (APSU) computer science students are helping establish a virtual reality drone laboratory at the APSU GIS Center on campus, and they’re having to learn new coding and technology along the way.

Austin Peay State University Computer science students Connar Bielinski and Kevin Lyons work on their simulations.

Austin Peay State University Computer science students Connar Bielinski and Kevin Lyons work on their simulations.

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Austin Peay State University Drone Club begins inaugural racing season on Friday

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – We’re going to level with you. The Austin Peay State University Drone Club’s racing drones are too fast for we at Public Relations to catch on video. When they really get rocking, they travel around 100 mph, and we can’t keep up with them.

They’re just a blur.

The Drone Club at APSU has three drone racers who will vie this week to qualify for the national championship next spring. The drones can travel up to 100 mph. Bigger racing drones can go faster. (APSU student Denzil Wyatt)

The Drone Club at APSU has three drone racers who will vie this week to qualify for the national championship next spring. The drones can travel up to 100 mph. Bigger racing drones can go faster. (APSU student Denzil Wyatt)

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Austin Peay State University Drone Club’s machines zip, dip and dive for APSU Governor’s School students

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Harpeth Hall senior Mohini Misra didn’t account for the wind at Austin Peay State University.

As she tried to maneuver the Spark drone through a small obstacle course set up in front of APSU’s Dunn Center, the breeze pushed the tiny quadcopter to the side just a bit. Clearing the gate was harder than she thought.

Austin Peay State University Drone Club president Mike Hunter fires up one of the racing drones.

Austin Peay State University Drone Club president Mike Hunter fires up one of the racing drones.

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