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Obama vowing to flex presidential powers in speech

JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated by years of partisan gridlock, President Barack Obama is moving to flex his presidential powers during his sixth year in office. He’s starting by using Tuesday, Jan. 28’s 8 p.m. State of the Union address to announce executive actions to ...

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Police officer shoots boy in wrist at Hawaii school

JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — A police officer shot a 17-year-old runaway in the wrist at a Hawaiii high school after the teen cut one officer with a knife and punched two others, authorities said. State Department of Education spokeswoman Donalyn Dela Cruz said the boy showed ...

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Top events of 2013, a look into 2014 for APSU

» By Phillip Swanson Staff Writer 1) Campus construction The past year had many major events and changes not only on campus but around the region and country, as well. APSU also underwent significant change for the campus as a whole in 2013. The campus scenery changed when the demolition ...

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President Tim Hall prepares to leave APSU

» By Meaghan malone Staff Writer At the end of the spring 2014 semester, President Tim Hall will leave for Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., where he will serve as the president of Mercy College. Hall and his wife, Lee, came to APSU during a budget crisis in 2007 that Hall said ...

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A bitter cold front hits the U.S. over break

» By David Harris Staff Writer In the first two weeks of 2014, the U.S. was hit by a cold front, the coldest in 20 years. The arctic blast was caused by a polar vortex, “a large-scale cyclone centered near the Earth’s poles in the middle and upper troposphere and ...

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SGA looks to spring semester

» By Lauren Cottle Staff Writer In an email interview with The All State, Jessi Dillingham, vice president of SGA, spoke about what the upcoming semester will bring. Rather than focusing on “major campus wide events” such as Mudbowl and GHOST, SGA will be concerned with upcoming elections for the ...

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