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Cross burned at church in Clarksville

CLARKSVILLE (AP) — Police in Clarksville are investigating who burned a cross in front of a church and why. Sgt. Charles Gill told The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/1mDrMu3 ) the case is classified as a hate crime because it met all the criteria for reporting hate crimes to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations ...

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Govs are optimistic for upcoming football season

Governors football was picked last in the Ohio Valley Conference Preseason poll that was released this past Friday, July. 18 The unanimous decision to pick the Govs last was partly due to the 0-12 record that the Govs posted last season. The players and coaches were not very surprised by the ...

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Fort Campbell soldier charged with sexual battery

CLARKSVILLE (AP) — A Fort Campbell soldier has been charged with sexual battery after police say he acted sexually aggressive toward a woman. The Leaf-Chronicle reported (http://leafne.ws/1n3URnt ) that 20-year-old Stephen Michael Griffin, surrendered to Clarksville police at the post just after 11 p.m. Saturday, July 19. Police say Griffin tried ...

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Tennessee students cycling across country

KNOXVILLE (AP) — A group of University of Tennessee students has traveled nearly 3,000 miles by bicycle to draw attention to the issue of human trafficking, and they have just a few more days to go. They call themselves the Freedom Cyclers. Their journey started last month in Los Angeles. ...

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Harper Lee says she didn’t OK new book about her

CHICAGO (AP) — The reclusive author of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” one of the most acclaimed novels of the 20th century, says she never gave her approval to a new memoir that portrays itself as a rare, intimate look into the lives of the writer and her older sister in ...

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Visitors wait 5 hours for Harry Potter ride

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — You might need a magic wand to get on the new Harry Potter ride at Universal Orlando Resort. For a second day in a row, visitors waited up to five hours to get on the ride, Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts, located in the ...

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