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Santiago Vescovi to join Tennessee Vols Basketball Midseason

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee Vols basketball coach Rick Barnes has announced a midseason addition to the roster, as highly-rated international prospect Santiago Vescovi (pronounced: sahn-tee-AH-go vess-CO-vee) is set to join the team this weekend. Vescovi officially signed with UT on November 22nd.
 
A 6-2 guard from Montevideo, Uruguay, Vescovi will begin classes as a freshman on January 8th and plans to major in Business. He must await standard NCAA and SEC clearance protocols before becoming eligible to compete in games, and a decision on whether or not he will compete this season has yet to be made.

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Tennessee Titans take on Los Angeles Chargers in London England, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (3-3) vs. Los Angeles Chargers (4-2)

Sunday, October 21st, 2018 | 2:30pm BST/8:30am CDT
London, England | Wembley Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (3-3) travel to London this week to face the Los Angeles Chargers (4-2). Kickoff at Wembley Stadium (capacity 84,000-plus) is scheduled for 2:30pm BST/8:30am CDT on Sunday, October 21st, 2018.

This week’s contest marks the franchise’s first regular season game at an overseas location. As the Houston Oilers, the team played preseason games in Tokyo (Tokyo Dome, 1992) and Mexico City (Stadium Azteca, 1994).

Tennessee Titans defenders take the field before a game against the Baltimore Ravens at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans defenders take the field before a game against the Baltimore Ravens at Nissan Stadium. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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NASA’s FINDER Technology used to search for Victims of Mexico Earthquake

 

Written by Andrew Good
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – Disaster relief workers on the ground in Mexico City were responding to this week’s 7.1-magnitude earthquake by using a suitcase-sized radar instrument capable of detecting human heartbeats under rubble.

This technology was developed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, and the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate in Washington. FINDER, which stands for Finding Individuals for Disaster and Emergency Response, was developed as a collaboration between the two agencies.

An emergency responder in Mexico City carries an orange case holding a radar instrument called FINDER. This technology can detect the heartbeats of earthquake survivors buried under rubble. It was developed in a collaboration between NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate, then licensed to private companies like SpecOps Group, Inc. (SpecOps Group, Inc)

An emergency responder in Mexico City carries an orange case holding a radar instrument called FINDER. This technology can detect the heartbeats of earthquake survivors buried under rubble. It was developed in a collaboration between NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate, then licensed to private companies like SpecOps Group, Inc. (SpecOps Group, Inc)

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Tennessee Titans head to Indianapolis Colts, Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (5-5) vs. Indianapolis Colts (4-5)

Sunday, November 20th, 2016 | 1:00pm EST/Noon CST
Indianapolis, IN | Lucas Oil Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (5-5) play their first of two consecutive road games, traveling to face the division-rival Indianapolis Colts (4-5). Kickoff at Lucas Oil Stadium (capacity 63,000) is scheduled for 1:00pm EST/noon CST on Sunday, November 20th.

The Titans and Colts are each hoping to gain ground or at minimum keep pace with the first-place Houston Texans, who lead the AFC South with a record of 6-3. The Texans travel to Mexico City this week to play the Oakland Raiders on Monday night.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs for a short gain during the second half against the Green Bay Packers at Nissan Stadium. The Titans won 47-25. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs for a short gain during the second half against the Green Bay Packers at Nissan Stadium. The Titans won 47-25. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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American Heart Association says Violence linked to early signs of Blood Vessel Disease in Women

 

American Heart Association Meeting Report

American Heart AssociationPhoenix, AZ – Experiencing physical violence in adulthood may increase the risk of women developing heart and blood-vessel disease, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology/Lifestyle 2016 Scientific Sessions.

“Both society and the healthcare sector need to be aware of the importance of exposure to violence and its impact, not only on social well-being, but also on women’s long-term health,” said Mario Flores, M.D., study lead author and research assistant at the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico City, Mexico.

Blood flow blocked in brain. (American Heart Association)

Blood flow blocked in brain. (American Heart Association)

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TBI reports Endangered Clarksville Child recovered in Mexico; returned to United States

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – A joint investigation involving the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the U.S. Marshals Service and the Clarksville Police Department has resulted in the recovery of a 9-year-old boy who was taken from Clarksville earlier this year.

Christopher Ponce was the subject of an Endangered Child Alert issued February 27th, after he was taken by William Stanley King following a custody hearing that day, in which King lost custody of Christopher. King, who also went by the name William Allen Borck, was married to Christopher’s mother.

Christopher Ponce and his mother Yenny Ponce.

Christopher Ponce and his mother Yenny Ponce.

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Austin Peay State University’s Osvaldo Di Paolo explores blending of Hispanic literary genres in new book

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Fictional literature has long shined a light on the times in which we live. In North America, genres like dystopia and science fiction have served as mirrors for the ills plaguing modern day society.

In Spanish literature, the genres of hardboiled, or “novela negra,” and Gothic literature have played a similarly important role – each symbolically exploring, among other things, the criminal and societal dangers in rapidly growing major South American cities such as Mexico City, Bogota and Buenos Aires.

APSU Associate Professor Dr. Osvaldo Di Paolo.

APSU Associate Professor Dr. Osvaldo Di Paolo.

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APSU celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with “Migration is Beautiful” series

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Visual artist Favianna Rodriguez will visit Austin Peay State University this October and provide a presentation and poster design workshop as part of programming for Hispanic Heritage Month.

In preparation for her visit, students created several eye-catching posters that incorporated Rodriguez’s artwork. Students in APSU associate professor of art Mark DeYoung’s class, Design Center, created 19 posters.

Favianna Butterfly Wings

Favianna Butterfly Wings

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