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Plea deal reached in school shooting of gay student

» ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — A Southern California teenager pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder for killing a gay student during a computer lab class three years ago in a plea deal that will send him to prison for 21 years and avoid a retrial. Brandon McInerney, 17, pleaded ...

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Man starts restaurant- fire over pizza

Nashville, Tenn. — Nashville police say a man apparently upset over his pizza threw a beer bottle with flammable liquid into the restaurant. Officers said in a news release Monday, Nov. 14, that it ignited a small fire Sunday night that was quickly extinguished by employees. Police said three employees ...

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Kennedy crowned 35th Miss APSU 14 compete for title and $2,000 scholarship

» By TRENT SINGER – tsinger@my.apsu.edu On Friday, Nov. 11, the Music and Mass Comunication Concert Hall housed the 35th annual Miss Austin Peay Scholarship Pageant awards. Judges crowned sophomore, elementary education major, Katie Kennedy. They also chose sophomore, business and communications major, Ashley White as the first recipient of ...

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Bishops say government eroding religious liberty

» ASSOCIATED PRESS Batimore — U.S. Roman Catholic bishops vowed Monday, Nov. 14, to defend their religious liberty in the face of growing acceptance of gay marriage and what they called attempts by secularists to marginalize faith. Bishop William Lori, leader of a new national religious liberty committee, condemned federal ...

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ROTC to celebrate 40 years of excellence Dec.1

» By CHRIS COPPEDGE – ccoppedge@my.apsu.edu APSU’s Reserve Officer Training Corps program will celebrate its 40th anniversary from 2:30-3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, in the Memorial Health building. Speakers will include APSU President Timothy Hall, Col. Paul Bontranger, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Lt. Col. Robert Gordon, professor of ...

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Reagan Giving Circle receives $10,000

» APSU PUBLIC RELATIONS & MARKETING Carmen Reagan, retired professor of marketing at APSU, hugs Tom Perry, CFO of Delta Dental of Tennessee, after Delta Dental made a $10,000 gift to the new Reagan Giving Circle on Teusday, Nov. 8, at the Pace Alumni Center. For more than a decade, ...

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