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Michelle Obama portrait artist, Amy Sherald, to speak at Austin Peay

Contributed by: APSU Public Relations and Marketing CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Department of Art + Design, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome internationally known artist, Amy Sherald, to Austin Peay State University. Known for her stylized portraits of African-Americans, in 2016, Sherald was ...

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Understanding Trump’s Tariffs and Their Possible Impact on You 

From washing machines to printer ink, President Trump’s expansive tariffs could affect the daily lives of citizens, including the students and faculty of APSU and the Clarksville community as a whole. Trump has been waging multiple trade wars with both America’s adversaries and some of the country’s oldest allies. One such ...

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Welcome Week: the Good and the Bad

A new school year began and with it came APEX and Welcome Week. Welcome Week included a wide range of events such as The Taking Care of Business Campus Resource Fair, The Rock the Quad Ice Cream Social, The Freshman Service Project and The SLE Monocle Madness Carnival including a ...

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Governor hikes Puerto Rico storm toll to 2,975

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on the death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Gov. Ricardo Rossello is raising Puerto Rico’s official toll from Hurricane Maria from 64 to 2,975 in response to a new, government-commissioned study finding deaths from the ...

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Thousands more apply for free-tuition program than expected

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say a new program allowing adults to attend community college or technical schools tuition-free in Tennessee has received thousands more applications than anticipated. The Tennessean reported Monday that Tennessee Reconnect is in its first year and roughly 31,000 adults have applied. State Higher Education Commission ...

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AP: Multiple dead in shooting at Jacksonville mall

From the AP Newsroom JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities are reporting multiple people dead and “many transported” to hospitals after a mass shooting at a riverfront mall in Jacksonville that was hosting a video game tournament. The Jacksonville Sherriff’s Office is reporting that one suspect is dead at the ...

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