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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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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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