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Marsha Blackburn Report: Votes for Women

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Silicon Valley has turned into the wild west, and big tech companies are abusing Americans’ personal data; but if the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is going to be the cop on the beat protecting privacy, it needs the tools to do so.

At this week’s Senate Commerce hearing, I asked Chairman Joseph Simons of the FTC to provide an update on new restrictions that will require Facebook to restructure its approach to consumer privacy.

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Reopening Our Country

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Tennesseans want us to incentivize folks to safely return to work. I’ve also been hearing from business owners concerned that people are not returning to work. This is why I joined Senator Rob Portman’s (R-Ohio) Healthy Workplaces Tax Credit Act to help relieve business owners of some of the financial burden associated with creating a safe work environment.

As I write this, billions of dollars from previous coronavirus relief packages sit unspent. We must ensure that any additional coronavirus relief is targeted, and has both the guardrails and flexibility necessary to prevent waste, fraud and abuse. 

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Marsha Blackburn Report: Re-Examining our Relationship with Communist China

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – The coronavirus pandemic has shined a bright light on the many problems that plague our interactions with China. Over the years, Tennesseans have watched Beijing lie, cheat, and steal its way to the top.

This deception puts our songwriters, auto part manufacturers, and countless other industries at a disadvantage well before Beijing’s coronavirus failures made the nightly news. I know that fighting for Tennesseans means unraveling our failed relationship with China.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Marsha Blackburn says NBA’s Move to Abandon Xinjiang Presence Should Motivate U.S. Corporations to Cut Communist China Ties

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – The National Basketball Association (NBA) has responded to Senator Marsha Blackburn’s (R-Tenn.) concerns about the league’s relationship with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and, for the first time, announced the closure of its controversial training facilities in Xinjiang, one of the world’s worst humanitarian zones.

According to NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum, the relationship with the Xinjiang basketball academy has been effectively terminated for over a year.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Clarksville Christian School names Trenton Hassell Lady Centurion Head Basketball Coach

 

Clarksville Christian SchoolClarksville, TN – Clarksville Christian School is excited to welcome Clarksville native and Veteran NBA player Trenton Hassell as the new Head Basketball Coach of the championship Lady Centurion Basketball team. Hassell is a distinguished Hall of Fame player for the Austin Peay State University (APSU) mens’ basketball team, and he is one of only seven APSU athletes to have their jerseys retired.

After college, Hassell spent 10 years in the NBA. He was the first pick in the second round of the 2001 NBA Draft, signing with the Chicago Bulls.

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APSU Basketball’s Terry Taylor to test NBA Draft prospects; retain eligibility to return

 

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball junior Terry Taylor has submitted his paperwork as an early entrant into the 2020 NBA Draft. Under NCAA rules adopted in 2018, the Bowling Green native can sign with a certified agent, receive feedback and still have the ability to return to school if he chooses.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball junior forward Terry Taylor. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball junior forward Terry Taylor. (APSU Sports Information)

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Major League Soccer suspends 2020 season for 30 days due to Coronavirus

 

Major League SoccerNew York, NY – Major League Soccer has suspended all games, effective immediately, for 30 days, the league announced Thursday, March 12th, 2020 as it continues to assess the impact of COVID-19 (the coronavirus).

The MLS announcement comes in the wake of the NBA suspending its season on Wednesday night. Prior to the suspension of the MLS season, two MLS matches scheduled for March 21st had already been postponed in Seattle and San Jose as measures are taken to contain COVID-19, which to date has seen over 1,000 confirmed cases in the United States.

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NBA suspends season after Wednesday’s games

 

NBANew York – The NBA announced that a player on the Utah Jazz has preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus).  

The test result was reported shortly prior to the tip-off of the Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 game between the Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena.  

At that time, Wednesday’s game was canceled.  The affected player was not in the arena.

Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena game canceled, Wednesday. (NBA)

Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena game canceled, Wednesday. (NBA)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball travels to SIU Edwardsville, Thursday

 

Austin Peay (18-9 | 12-2 OVC) at SIU Edwardsville (7-20 | 4-10 OVC)

Thursday, February 20th, 2020 | 8:00pm CT
Edwardsville, IL | Vadalabene Center

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – In control of its own destiny, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team will take to the road for three of its last four games, beginning with a trip to Edwardsville to take on SIU Edwardsville in a 7:00pm, Thursday, contest at the Vadalabene Center.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball begins final road trips Thursday at SIU Edwardsville. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball begins final road trips Thursday at SIU Edwardsville. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball hosts rival Murray State

 

Austin Peay (16-9, | 10-2 OVC) vs. Murray State (18-6, 11-1 OVC)

Thursday, February 13th, 2020 | 8:00pm CT
Clarksville, TN | Clarksville, TN

APSU Men's BasketballClarksville, TN – Alright. It’s time. The 2020 series between Austin Peay State University (APSU) men’s basketball team and Murray State, The First Financial Bank Battle of the Border, kicks off on ESPNU, 8:00pm, Thursday night, with the Govs set to host the first meeting.

Austin Peay State University Men's Basketball takes on Murray State in The First Financial Bank Battle of the Border Thursday night at the Dunn Center. (Colby Wilson, APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Men’s Basketball takes on Murray State in The First Financial Bank Battle of the Border Thursday night at the Dunn Center. (Colby Wilson, APSU Sports Information)

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