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140 Chinese students to take part in MTSU program 

MURFREESBORO (AP) — A partnership agreement signed last year between Middle Tennessee State University and Guangxi (gwahng-SHEE’) University in southern China is bearing fruit. According to MTSU, school President Sidney McPhee was in China on Wednesday, July 23, to meet with Guangxi administrators when he learned that 140 Chinese students ...

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Awarded a Pell Grant? Better double-check

WASHINGTON (AP) — Potentially tens of thousands of students awarded a Pell Grant or other need-based federal aid for the coming school year could find it taken away because of a mistake in filling out the form. The mistake primarily stems from an online form change to the Free Application ...

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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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