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Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, the Pentagon announced Thursday, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces. Saying it’s the right thing to do, Defense Secretary Ash Carter laid out a yearlong implementation plan ...

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Predators trade Weber for Subban

ASSOCIATED PRESS The Nashville Predators acquired P.K. Subban from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Shea Weber on Wednesday in a blockbuster swap of All-Star defensemen two days before free agency opens. Subban won the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s top defenseman in 2013 and had six goals and 45 assists ...

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Summitt, winningest coach in D1 history, has died at 64

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who uplifted the women’s game from obscurity to national prominence during her 38-year career at Tennessee, died Tuesday morning. She was 64. With an icy glare on the sidelines, Summitt led the Lady Vols to ...

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APSU Housing to offer upperclassman opt-out

APSU’s Office of Housing/Residence Life and Dining Services has offered an upperclassman opt-out of housing contracts because of the enrollment increase for the upcoming school year. According to an email sent by Housing and Residence Life, “APSU has had an exceptional number of freshmen apply for housing and have completely run ...

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Orlando in mourning

ASSOCIATED PRESS ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The last of the bodies were removed from an Orlando gay nightclub overnight as investigators dug into the background of the gunman, who called 911 to profess allegiance to the Islamic State during the attack that left 49 victims dead. “We will not be ...

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The All State takes on Bonnaroo

WILL FISHER | SENIOR STAFF WRITER The small town of Manchester, Tennessee is in the final stages of preparing for the annual Bonnaroo Music Festival. “Bonnaroovians” are flocking from all corners of the United States — and the world — to spend four days hanging out, listening music and taking ...

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