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Bomb threat call near campus

>>Staff Report On Wednesday, Oct. 8, at approximately 11:15 a.m., the Clarksville Police Department responded to a bomb threat call to the Montgomery County Courthouse in downtown Clarksville, less than a mile away from APSU. The threat was made by an anonymous call to 911. The CPD, the Montgomery County ...

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LeBron James bringing his story to TV series

TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James is hoping to motivate kids by telling his own inspiring story. The NBA superstar is co-producing a half-hour TV series called “Becoming,” which will showcase the journeys of some of today’s top athletes. The pilot focuses on James, his struggles ...

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Royals return to playoffs in dramatic fashion

DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It had been 29 years since the Kansas City Royals had last been to the postseason — nearly three decades spent mostly in baseball’s backwater, a small-market organization on a shoe-string budget trying in vain to compete with the big ...

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Federal court considers guns in post offices

BY SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press   BOULDER, Colo.— The U.S. Postal Service and a rural Colorado man argued in court Wednesday over where on postal property people can legally carry guns. A three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in the case involving Tab Bonidy, ...

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BI turns animal cruelty into top-tier felony

SUE MANNING, Associated Press   LOS ANGELES — Young people who torture and kill animals are prone to violence against people later in life if it goes unchecked, studies have shown. A new federal category for animal cruelty crimes will help root out those pet abusers before their behavior worsens ...

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Western Muslims, troubled, rally against extremism

LORI HINNANT, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — In tweets, in street gatherings and in open letters, moderate Muslims around the world are insisting that Islamic State extremists don’t speak for their religion. Many are also frustrated that anyone might think they do, and a backlash has already begun. The videotaped ...

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