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At 70, John Prine is the hippest songwriter in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The first time a new country songwriter named Kacey Musgraves saw one of her songwriting heroes, John Prine, she had an unusual proposition when she approached. “I said, ‘Hey, my name is Kacey and I am a really big fan. I don’t want to offend you ...

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Movies in the Park to feature APSU PeayClipse talk on “Telling Time and Telling Tales: Eclipses in Ancient Greece”

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – As part of the ongoing PeayClipse lecture series, Austin Peay State University faculty members Tim and Mary Winters will present a talk titled, “Telling Time and Telling Tales: Eclipses in Ancient Greece,” at 7 p.m. on July 15, during the city of Clarksville’s Movies in the Park Series, at ...

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Canceled Netflix series ‘Sense8’ to return for 2-hour finale

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fans have spoken, and the canceled Netflix series “Sense8” is coming back next year for a two-hour final episode. Netflix and show co-creator Lana Wachowski said Thursday that fan clamor inspired the show’s return. Netflix had announced earlier this month that “Sense8” was not renewed ...

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Climate change up close: Southern, poor counties to suffer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Poor and southern U.S. counties will get hit hardest by global warming, according to a first-of-its-kind detailed projection of potential climate change effects at the local level. The study, published Thursday in the journal Science , calculates probable economic harms and benefits for the more than 3,100 ...

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The Latest: Pharmacy boss must report to prison by Aug. 7

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing for a pharmacy co-founder convicted in a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy sentenced to nine years in prison for a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds more ...

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Belmont law professor being nominated as US attorney

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump is nominating a law professor at Belmont University to be U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee. The White House said in a news release Thursday that Trump intends to nominate Donald Q. Cochran for the post. Cochran was an assistant U.S. ...

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