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Judge aims to resentence teacher rapist

MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press   BILLINGS, Mont. — A Montana judge appears intent on trying to undo his lenient sentence for a teacher who raped a student as prosecutors have pressed the state Supreme Court to stop him. An emergency petition from the state Attorney General’s Office to block the resentencing ...

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SGA looks to semester ahead

The Student Government Association (SGA) is getting ready for the upcoming fall semester at APSU. There are numerous events and programs this association provides that students can take advantage of, such as the Peay Pickup. “There are so many opportunities to become involved, and students really need to begin taking ...

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Govs capture OVC tennis tournament

»Joshua Stephenson, Staff Writer APSU’s men’s and women’s tennis team entered the conference tournament weekend at Heflin Tennis Center on Friday, April 19, with something to prove to themselves, the conference and to their first year Head Coach Ross Brown. The regular season has been a tale of two different ...

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Americans fascinated by ups and downs of celebs

»Charles McCrary –Guest Writer Part of America’s celebrity culture revolves around the idea of celebrity redemption. Basically, shamed or otherwise shunned celebrities gain a surge in, what may seem to be, unwarranted popularity. In some cases this doesn’t take a lot of time. For instance, Charlie Sheen was considered dangerous ...

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Students would like longer library hours

»Brian Bigelow –Managing Editor As a second-year graduate student who also completed much of his undergrad here at APSU, I have a lot of experience with last-minute papers, due on D2L at midnight, being disrupted by a downed internet connection in my apartment. When that happens, the library is there ...

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China pulls ‘Django Unchained’ on day of premiere

BEIJING (AP) — “Django Unchained” became “Django Unscreened” on Thursday as Quentin Tarantino’s violent slave-revenge saga was pulled from Chinese theaters on its opening day, with the importer blaming an unspecified technical problem. The rare suspension order by China Film Group Corp. was confirmed by theater employees throughout China, and ...

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