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Renewable sources of electricity outpace nuclear plants

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time in decades, the United States got more electricity from renewable sources than nuclear power in March and April. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said Thursday that electricity production from utility-scale renewable sources exceeded nuclear generation in the most recent months for which data ...

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VA makes public its disciplinary action against employees

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs is posting a weekly list of disciplinary actions taken against its employees, part of an overhaul effort pushed by President Donald Trump. VA Secretary David Shulkin said Friday the effort is aimed at improving accountability at the struggling department after Trump signed ...

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GOP leader says he’ll rework health bill, but offers Plan B

GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he plans to produce a fresh bill in about a week scuttling and replacing much of President Barack Obama’s health care law. But he’s also acknowledging a Plan B if that effort continues to flounder. “If my side is unable ...

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Charges dropped against 2 youths in Tennessee wildfires

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped arson charges against two juveniles in connection with the Tennessee wildfires that killed 14 people and tore through thousands of homes and businesses in November, a law enforcement official said Friday. In December, Dunn announced charges of aggravated arson against the juveniles in ...

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APSU student White wins first place at international glass and optics meeting

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Held in Waikoloa, Hawaii, the 2017 Glass and Optical Materials Division Meeting (GOMD) of the Materials Ceramic Society was an international affair, attracting hundreds of scientists from over 25 countries. More than just a professional conference, GOMD also welcomed students from around the world, giving each a chance ...

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Dr. Prentice Chandler, dean of APSU’s Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education, publishes second volume of study on race, social studies

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Informed by years spent as a school teacher, Dr. Prentice Chandler, dean of Austin Peay State University’s Martha Dickerson Eriksson College of Education, recognized a deficiency in the way social studies are taught in the classroom. While disciplines like history, geography, political science, economics and psychology are ...

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