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Amid uproar, Southern Baptists condemn ‘alt-right’ movement

PHOENIX (AP) — Southern Baptists on Wednesday formally condemned the political movement known as the “alt-right,” in a national meeting that was thrown into turmoil after leaders initially refused to take up the issue. The denomination’s annual convention in Phoenix voted to “decry every form of racism, including alt-right white ...

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Work completed on Fort Campbell solar array

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Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky officials say they have completed work on the largest non-utility solar array in the state. The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet says the 5 megawatt array at Fort Campbell will produce enough electricity to power 463 homes. The project is part of the military ...

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APSU history students present new research at Fort Defiance event

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Members of the Austin Peay State University History Club recently had the opportunity to present new research related to Fort Defiance at the historical site’s newest event, titled “Fresh Research, New Discoveries.” A partnership between APSU’s History Club, Phi Alpha Theta history honors society and Fort Defiance, and ...

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Army confirms the names of three 101st Soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Cpl. Baldridge, right, Sgt. Bays, middle, and Sgt. Houck’s, left, of infantryman in Company D, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY deaths in Afghanistan were announced on June 10, 2017.

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky., June 12, 2017 – The Department of Defense announced the death of three 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Soldiers who died Saturday, June 10, 2017, from wounds sustained in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, while supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. The three Soldiers have been identified as Cpl. Dillon C. ...

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3 soldiers killed in Afghanistan, deaths under investigation

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Cpl. Dillon C. Baldridge loved being a soldier since joining right after high school graduation and re-enlisted before shipping out late last year to Afghanistan, where he was killed with two fellow soldiers over the weekend, his aunt said Monday. “He just loved adventure, and he ...

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Law could allow guns at Nashville bus hub used by schools

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police and security guards keep watch as thousands of children zigzag through Nashville’s downtown bus hub each morning and afternoon, catching buses between home and school. Barring some court challenge this month, the authorities likely won’t be alone in carrying lethal firepower through the Music City ...

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