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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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APSU Alum and Aztecs’ Freeman named to NABL All-Diamond 1st Team

San Antonio – Alamo City Aztecs forward Chris Freeman was named to the North American Basketball League’s All-Diamond West Conference 1st Team Thursday. The All-Diamond achievement honors players who rank high in the league’s statistical categories and displayed consistency each game. The 6-foot-6 forward is the first player in franchise ...

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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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