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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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Lamar Alexander: Tennessee students need to return in the Fall

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – This week, I chaired a hearing in the Senate health committee with key administration officials and COVID-19 task force members to explore what federal, state and local governments need to do to get Americans back work and back to school. You can read more about that hearing below. 

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Tennessee will receive more than $155 million to support COVID-19 Coronavirus testing and contact tracing across the state. Tennessee has done more testing than most states, but even more testing is key to ensuring folks are safe as they go back to work and back to school.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Football earns historic home playoff game

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football program continues to add to its historic season in 2019, as it earned a first-round home game versus Furman, noon, November 30th at Fortera Stadium, in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs.

The Governors (9-3, 7-1 OVC), ranked 18th nationally, received the opening-round home game after defeating Eastern Illinois in its regular-season finale, 35-7, to win not only win the Ohio Valley Conference regular-season title for the first time since 1977, but also claim the automatic bid the conference champion receives with a regular-season championship.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Football’s defense continues to stifle opponents run game

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team continues to be one of the best run-stopping defenses in the nation, as this past weekend in Macon, GA, the Governors held the Mercer Bears rushing attack to less than 50 yards from scrimmage.

In giving up just 43 net yards from scrimmage on the ground to Mercer, it marks the third straight week the Govs run defense has allowed their opponents less than 60 total rushing yards net in a contest, with APSU giving up 53 yards to North Carolina Central in the season opener on August 29th and 32 yards to Central Arkansas on September 7th.

Austin Peay State University Football's defense held the Mercer Bears to 43 rushing yards. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football’s defense held the Mercer Bears to 43 rushing yards. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football gets 48-34 road win against Mercer Bears

 

APSU FootballMacon, GA – The questions were answered. How will Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team respond to its first road trip in 2019? Pretty well, as it turns out.

How will the Govs cope without Jeremiah Oatsvall? They got by.

How will the defensive line respond against a really good run game? Pretty well, as it turns out.

Austin Peay Football defensive back Kordell Jackson picks off a pass and runes it back 29 yards for a touchdown. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football defensive back Kordell Jackson picks off a pass and runes it back 29 yards for a touchdown. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Football travels to Mercer Bears, Saturday

 

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – For the first time in 2019, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team will hit the road to take on Mercer this Saturday, September 14th, in a 6:00pm (CT) contest in Macon, Georgia.

Austin Peay Football takes on Mercer Bear this Saturday in first road game of the season.

Austin Peay Football takes on Mercer Bear this Saturday in first road game of the season.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Football looks to bounce back versus high-scoring Mercer

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Coming off its first loss of the season to nationally-ranked Central Arkansas, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team looks to bounce back on the road versus high-scoring Mercer.

The Governors (1-1) gave No. 18-ranked Central Arkansas (2-0) all they wanted this past Saturday, at Fortera Stadium, taking the game down to the final seconds before coming up short, 24-16, despite losing starting quarterback Jeremiah Oatsvall to a leg injury on their second drive of the game.

Austin Peay Football hits the road this Saturday to take on Mercer. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football hits the road this Saturday to take on Mercer. (Robert Smith, APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Soccer plays home opener Friday against Mercer Bears

 

APSU Soccer - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) soccer team hosts Mercer for a 7:00pm Friday night, August 30th, home opener looking to get in the win column for the first time in 2019.

Austin Peay Women's Soccer hosts Mercer Friday at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Soccer hosts Mercer Friday at Morgan Brothers Soccer Field. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: Pre-season polls predict APSU Govs will face tough football schedule in 2019

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – With the Fourth of July holiday now in the rear-view mirror, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team is just over 50 days away from in 2019 season-opening kick-off and if the first released pre-season polls are correct the Governors will be facing a very challenging schedule in its first season under new head coach Mark Hudspeth.

Over the past few weeks, several magazines and websites, including HERO Sports, Athlon Sports and Lindy’s Sports have released their respective preseason polls and if they are correct more than half are either ranked in the Top 25 or listed as teams to watch in 2019.

Austin Peay Football opens the 2019 season at Fortera Stadium against North Carolina state on August 29th.

Austin Peay Football opens the 2019 season at Fortera Stadium against North Carolina state on August 29th.

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APSU Beach Volleyball makes program’s first Conference Championship appearance

 

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APSU Women's VolleyballMacon, GA – In its first season as a member of the ASUN Conference, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) beach volleyball team will head to the ASUN Beach Championship to play in a conference tournament for the first time in the program’s three-year history.

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball head to Macon Georgia for the ASUN Beach Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Beach Volleyball head to Macon Georgia for the ASUN Beach Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

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