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APSU receives eight-figure donation

>>By Brittany Hickey Staff Writer $1 million has been donated to APSU by Lars Eriksson, owner of Crankshaft Rebuilders, Inc. He gave the gift in honor of his late wife, APSU alumna and teacher Martha Dickerson Eriksson. “Future histories of this university will distinguish Austin Peay from before the Eriksson ...

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A reboot for the National Geographic Channel

NEW YORK (AP) — David Lyle, CEO of the National Geographic Channel, has seen enough of the letters to know how they go. The writer is typically a longtime reader of the magazine, who perhaps recalls the times he leafed through its glossy pages while perched on grandpa’s knee. “The ...

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China pulls ‘Django Unchained’ on day of premiere

BEIJING (AP) — “Django Unchained” became “Django Unscreened” on Thursday as Quentin Tarantino’s violent slave-revenge saga was pulled from Chinese theaters on its opening day, with the importer blaming an unspecified technical problem. The rare suspension order by China Film Group Corp. was confirmed by theater employees throughout China, and ...

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Severe weather expected Thursday

APSU Campus Police have been notified by the Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency that severe weather may affect the Clarksville/Montgomery County area Thursday, April 11, according to an APSU campus safety bulletin. The bulletin urges students to be aware that strong thunderstorms, heavy rains, straight-line winds, large hail and tornadoes ...

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Fatal shooting occurs overnight in Lincoln Homes neighborhood.

A shooting involving a fatality occurred in the Lincoln Homes neighborhood near campus sometime between Saturday evening, April 6, and early Sunday morning, April 7, according to an APSU campus safety bulletin. According to a Clarksville Police Department news release, on April 7, 2013, around 3:22 a.m., police responded to ...

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A student’s guide to filing their taxes

» By Diona Gardner Staff Writer Are you filing your own taxes this year? Do you feel overwhelmed and lost? The deadline to file a federal income tax return is Monday, April 15. According to the IRS, nearly 100 million taxpayers opted last year for the safest, fastest and easiest ...

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