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Iraq veteran’s SpongeBob gravestone removed

AMANDA LEE MYERS Associated Press   CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio cemetery says a slain Iraq war veteran’s SpongeBob SquarePants headstone has no place on its historic grounds. Kimberly Walker’s headstone was made in the likeness of the popular cartoon character and erected at Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati on ...

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Tenn man charged with kidnapping in slaying

Associated Press   CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been charged with three counts of kidnapping and first-degree murder in the death of a man whose remains were found near Clarksville. The Leaf-Chronicle reported (http://leafne.ws/GRhQA8 ) that 38-year-old Coray Eugene Knight also faces charges of abuse of a corpse ...

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SGA proposes resolution to update signage and passes legislation for a central repository

Senators Chris Hayes and Zach Inman proposed the fourth resolution of the fall semester on Wednesday, Oct. 9, aiming to “properly update signage” on APSU’s campus. According to the bill, the signage around the Harvill building states that the building contains “Austin’s,” which is the restaurant that was replaced by ...

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Government shutdown: everything you should know

» By LAUREN COTTLE Staff Writer The recent government shutdown has many citizens, including students, military, veterans and federal workers, watchful of its effects. The government shutdown began Tuesday, Oct. 1, after a congressional argument over whether or not the Affordable Care Act “Obamacare” should be defunded or delayed. Federal ...

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APSU campus police releases fire and crime statistics

By David Harris Staff Writer A crime and fire report released by the APSU campus police on Friday, Sept. 27, reported 18 burglaries on campus in 2012, up from 9 in 2011 and down from 54 in 2010. Chief of Police Michael Kasitz sent an email to all the faculty, ...

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SGA Resolution No. 3 addresses number of undeclared and changed majors

SGA proposes bill on lowering undeclared and changed majors, prepares for GHOST   A bill to form a “central repository for a four year course plan” at APSU was proposed at the SGA meeting on Wednesday, Oct 2. This legislation is aimed at reducing the number of students entering APSU ...

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