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Tennessee colleges meet at summit to fight sexual assaults on campuses

NASHVILLE — A two-day summit focused on fighting sexual assaults at college campuses is drawing about 400 officials from 76 schools across Tennessee. Media report the meeting begins Tuesday, Jan. 27 at Tennessee State University and will feature national experts who will offer training on issues like defining consent, prevention ...

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APSU to host Feed My Starving Children

>> by Lyric Maxwell, staff writer The APSU Diversity Committee and Feed My Starving Children will be hosting an event in honor of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Friday, Jan. 30, at the Foy Fitness Center. More than 500 students will gather together to help alleviate ...

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GOP pushes abortion bill through House on March of Life Day

WASHINGTON  — With thousands of abortion protesters swarming the city in their annual March for Life, Republicans muscled broadened abortion restrictions through the House on Thursday, Jan. 22 after a GOP rebellion forced leaders into an awkward retreat on an earlier version. By a near party-line 242-179, the House voted ...

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President Obama not serious about change, Republicans say following State of Union

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said it’s time to turn the page after years of economic hardship at home and wars overseas. But Republicans in charge of Congress say the voters already took care of that last November — and they’re the proof. “Much of what he did tonight … new ...

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Vanderbilt rape trial continues, videos and text messages shown to jury

NASHVILLE — Sexually explicit videos showing the alleged attack on a female student in a dorm room were played for jurors Monday, Jan. 18 in the rape trial of two ex-Vanderbilt football players. The video was shot from the cellphone of Brandon Vandenburg during the June 2013 incident, a Nashville ...

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Branches of Tennessee government fight against hunger

NASHVILLE — Officials from all branches of Tennessee government are joining in a campaign against hunger. Members of the Tennessee General Assembly, the governor’s cabinet, the Tennessee Supreme Court and the state’s constitutional officers will help pack about 50,000 meals for food banks across Tennessee on Friday, Jan. 16. The ...

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