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APSU College of Science and Mathematics renamed College of STEM

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – In the next decade, analysts predict that Amazon, Apple, Google or Tesla will become the world’s first trillion-dollar, publicly traded company. The astounding growth of these companies—Barclays predicts Amazon will triple its revenue by 2027—is leading many to argue that America’s economic future has become dependent on ...

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GOP may keep some Obama tax increases to save health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leaders considered keeping one of former President Barack Obama’s big tax increases on wealthier Americans and using the money to fatten proposed subsidies for the poor in a bid Thursday to placate moderate GOP lawmakers and salvage their struggling health care bill. With a core ...

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Tennessee city looks to privatize airport

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville’s mayor may privatize the operations of city-owned Nashville International Airport to generate funding for mass transit in middle Tennessee. The Tennessean reports Mayor Megan Barry’s office confirmed hearing a presentation in May from Oaktree Capital Management, an investment firm that has also made bids to ...

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The Latest: Left, right unite against Trump tweet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s tweet about cable TV host Mika Brzezinski (all times local): 1:10 p.m.Congressional Republicans and Democrats are speaking as one in criticizing President Donald Trump’s crude tweet about a female cable TV anchor. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi told reporters Thursday that ...

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GOP adds opioid money to health bill, fate remains in doubt

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Republicans have agreed to add $45 billion for battling opioids abuse to their struggling health care bill, but the measure’s fate remained uncertain Thursday as leaders confront an expanding chorus of GOP detractors. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is hoping the added money will help ...

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Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump used the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to resume his attack on the network’s credibility Tuesday. The story was about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting between a Trump associate and the head of a Russian ...

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