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Tennessee early voting period now open

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee’s early voting period kicks off Wednesday, Oct. 19 and runs through Nov. 3. About 59 percent of voters cast early or absentee ballots in the last presidential election in 2012. That was down by 1 percentage point from the 2008 presidential election. Early and absentee ...

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States seek to reassure voters, tighten poll security

ADAM BEAM Associated Press Facing unprecedented warnings of a “rigged” election from Donald Trump, state officials around the country are rushing to reassure the public, and some are taking subtle steps to boost security at polling places because of the passions whipped up by the race. “This election the environment ...

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Governor Haslam announces APSU governing board

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced the creation of APSU’s local governing board as well as the eight appointees for the board. The local governing board will give the university increased autonomy to support student success by having to power to appoint the campus president, manage the university budget, set tuition ...

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APSU’s dirtiest tradition continues

Fifty-seven teams competed in APSU’s annual SGA sponsored Mud Bowl 2016. “APSU’s dirtiest tradition” provides good, clean fun for all students, to help them let go of the stresses of college life for a few hours. “Mud Bowl allows for the students to forget about all their responsibilities for a day ...

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SGA still facing lack of legislation

Over a month into the Fall 2016 semester, the Student Government Association is still scrambling to introduce new legislation, aside from the standard crosswalk proposal with Resolution No.1. That resolution proposes a third crosswalk from the Burt parking lot to the Kimbrough and MMC buildings. President Ryan Honea and Vice President ...

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Among young voters, Obama’s popularity may not transfer

Paulos Muruts is set to cast his first presidential ballot for Hillary Clinton — if he makes it to the ballot box. “I might need someone on Election Day to actually convince me to go out and vote,” says the 19-year-old Duke University student, arguing that the Democratic nominee “has ...

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