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Freshman class of 2020 breaks APSU records

On Friday, Aug. 19, freshman students walked into the Dunn Center for the annual freshman convocation. Members of various campus organizations and APSU cheerleaders greeted students and spent some of their time teaching popular cheers. APSU President Alisa White opened the convocation with some advice for the new students. “Don’t ...

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SGA receives praises and criticism in 2015-16 session

The first meeting of the 2016-2017 session of SGA will meet on Sept. 31 following a year with a historically close election, high numbers of submitted legislation and issues with transparency. The Spring 2016 Election for SGA president was the closest in APSU history. Ryan Honea was elected president over ...

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What to watch at the Rio Games on Thursday

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Day 6 of the Rio Games features medal action in gymnastics, rugby, track cycling, swimming, fencing, judo and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local): GYMNASTICS American Simone Biles heads into the women’s individual all around starting at 4 p.m. She won ...

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2016 Summer Olympics starts tonight

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Hey world, are you ready to samba? Because Rio is leading the dance. After one of the roughest-ever rides from vote to games by an Olympics host, the city of beaches, carnival, grinding poverty and sun-kissed wealth is lifting the curtain on South America’s first Olympics, ...

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PlayStations stolen from pawn shop owner pawned; 2 arrested

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Authorities say two people who tried to pawn some stolen PlayStations didn’t realize that they had burgled the home of the pawn shop owner. Citing a Clarksville, Tennessee police report, The Leaf-Chronicle (http://leafne.ws/2axFG8I ) says 30-year-old Jeremy A. Watts and 24-year-old Jessica F. Heady tried to ...

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Gunman who killed 3 was ‘seeking out’ officers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A former Marine dressed in black and carrying extra ammunition set out to ambush police in Baton Rouge, authorities said Monday, a day after three law enforcement officers were killed in the attack. The gunman’s “movements, his direction, his attention was on police officers,” state ...

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