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Lady Govs drop two in a row

>>Kory Gibbs, Staff Writer   The Lady Govs began their four game road trip this past weekend with two games in two days versus Southern Illinois University -Edwardsville on Friday and Eastern Illinois University on Saturday. The Lady Govs came in this weekend on a four game win streak and on ...

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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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GLAAD study: Gay depictions increase on TV

LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer   LOS ANGELES — Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday by the advocacy group GLAAD. Networks are promoting the understanding of gay ...

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Armed robbery reported near campus during Mudbowl

Clarksville Police apprehended the suspect of an armed robbery near Greek Village, across the street from where APSU’s annual Mudbowl event was held. For the second time this month, students received an alert regarding an armed robbery near campus. The incident was reported at Rony’s Smoke Shack on North 2nd ...

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Lee Ann Womack chasing happiness over hits

CHRIS TALBOTT, AP Music Writer   After 15 years of channeling commercial country music, Lee Ann Womack is channeling something new: The music she’s always wanted to make With the release this week of country covers record “The Way I’m Livin’,” the singer with the soul-moving voice is aiming for ...

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US-led strikes hit IS group oil sites for 2nd day

RYAN LUCAS, Associated Press   BEIRUT — U.S.-led coalition warplanes bombed oil installations and other facilities in territory controlled by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria on Friday, Step. 26, taking aim for a second consecutive day at a key source of financing that has swelled the extremist group’s coffers, ...

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