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Tennessee education coalition focuses on teacher diversity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new report released by a group of Tennessee educator preparation programs focuses on eliminating the barriers preventing diverse candidates from choosing teaching as a career. The Tennessean reports the Trailblazer Coalition is led by Lipscomb University, Belmont University and the Nashville Teacher Residency and released its report ...

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Movies in the Park to feature APSU PeayClipse talk on “The Secret Lives of Astronomers”

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – As part of the ongoing PeayClipse lecture series, Austin Peay State University faculty member Dr. J. Allyn Smith will present a talk titled, “The Secret Lives of Astronomers” at 7 p.m. on July 22, during the City of Clarksville’s Movies in the Park Series, at McGregor Park. The talk ...

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New APSU scholarship honors trailblazing history professor Betty Joe Wallace

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Earlier this year, several of Betty Joe Wallace’s friends and former students gathered in the Austin Peay State University Morgan University Center for a special memorial dinner honoring the late history professor. On that winter evening, under the warm lights of the center’s ballroom, attendees heard familiar stories ...

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APSU student David Woods begins work on tree inventory of Clarksville campus

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — There is a tree near the Browning and McCord Buildings on the campus of Austin Peay State University that has seen it all. Over the years, the massive oak has watched Austin Peay grow from a normal school to a college to a University with over 10,000 students, ...

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Hundreds of soldiers returning to Fort Campbell

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Hundreds of soldiers are returning to Fort Campbell after a 9 month deployment in Afghanistan. Fort Campbell says about 300 soldiers are returning Thursday to the post that sits on the Kentucky-Tennessee line. The returning soldiers are part of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” ...

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Driver who hit cyclist on video says he’s not a ‘bad man’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An SUV driver accused of hitting a cyclist on a Tennessee road in a collision captured on video says he’s “not a bad man.” The video has been viewed more than 2 million times after Greg Goodman posted it to Facebook on Saturday. Goodman was cycling ...

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