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Cold water for a good cause

>>Philip Sparn News Editor More than a hundred APSU students, faculty and staff plunged into the cold waters of the Foy Center pool on Thursday, Jan. 31, to benefit the SOS Food Pantry in the fourth annual APSU Polar Plunge. At 3 p.m. the water temperature in the Foy Center ...

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APSU head coach leaves for NFL

»Philip Sparn psparn@my.apsu.edu APSU head football coach Rick Christophel submitted his resignation on Friday, Jan. 24. Christophel is leaving the head football coaching position at APSU, which he has held for the last six seasons to be an assistant coach for the Arizona Cardinals in the National Football League. Although ...

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Obama’s second inauguration focuses on unity

WASHINGTON (AP) — Turning the page on years of war and recession, President Barack Obama summoned a divided nation Monday to act with “passion and dedication” to broaden equality and prosperity at home, nurture democracy around the world and combat global warming as he embarked on a second term before ...

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Marijuana in Tenn. now more than a pipe dream

» Philip Sparn –psparn@my.apsu.edu It is about time that Tennessee and other states choose to legalize the medical or recreational use of marijuana. As a result of recent 2012 ballot measures, medical marijuana is now legal in 18 states and the District of Columbia. Two states now allow the recreational ...

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The next president faces big challenges

» The All State Editorial Board Barack Obama or Mitt Romney are not going to have much time to celebrate victory after either of them wins the 2012 presidential election. While it may be exciting after either of them wins the vote of the people, they have a lot of ...

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