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Welcome Week: the Good and the Bad

A new school year began and with it came APEX and Welcome Week. Welcome Week included a wide range of events such as The Taking Care of Business Campus Resource Fair, The Rock the Quad Ice Cream Social, The Freshman Service Project and The SLE Monocle Madness Carnival including a ...

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Thousands more apply for free-tuition program than expected

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say a new program allowing adults to attend community college or technical schools tuition-free in Tennessee has received thousands more applications than anticipated. The Tennessean reported Monday that Tennessee Reconnect is in its first year and roughly 31,000 adults have applied. State Higher Education Commission ...

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Soldier killed in Iraq helicopter crash was with 160th at Fort Campbell

WASHINGTON – (CLARKSVILLENOW) – The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Taylor J. Galvin, 34, from Spokane, Washington, died Aug. 20, 2018, in Baghdad, Iraq, as a result of injuries sustained when his helicopter crashed in Sinjar, ...

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Chi Omega Makes a Wish

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, APSU’s Chi Omega Fraternity held their Chi O Cookout and Concert to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Middle Tennessee with a concert by Jon Langston. Chi Omega raised $30,106 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Middle Tennessee. According to Chi Omega President, Leslie Cherry, Public Relations, ...

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Tennessee lawmakers punish Memphis for removing statues

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Republican-dominated House in Tennessee voted Tuesday to punish the city of Memphis for removing Confederate monuments by taking $250,000 away from the city that would have been used for a bicentennial celebration next year. The retaliation came in the form of passage of a last-minute ...

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Tennessee Legislature passes 7-day liquor sales law

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Legislature has passed a bill that would allow seven-day liquor and wine sales, despite opposition from religious conservatives. Afterward, the Tennessee Pastors Network called the measure “despicable.” If signed by the governor, liquor stores would be able to open for business on Sunday and ...

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