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HOPE Scholarship awards halved for some students

» By CHRIS COPPEDGE – ccoppedge@my.apsu.edu For some students, the HOPE Scholarship is something of a beacon, lighting the way towards funding classes, but that might change with the current proposal to slice the funding in half for students who don’t quite measure up. “The HOPE Lottery Scholarship funding program ...

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Papa John’s student discount to benefit APSU athletics

» By MADELYN FOX- mfox9@my.apsu.edu Papa John’s relationship with APSU just keeps getting better. Not only did Papa John’s Pizza open a store in the APSU food court in the fall of 2010, but the pizzeria, also a corporate sponsor for APSU Athletics, is now offering APSU students, alumni, faculty ...

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Govs bounce back Fraley and Edmondson combine for 45 points as Govs win big

» By TRENT SINGER – tsinger@my.apsu.edu After suffering a tough road loss in Cape Girardeau to Southeast Missouri, the Govs returned home to beat the UT Martin Skyhawks, 92-73. Senior guard TyShwan Edmondson ended the night with 22 points and eight rebounds, along with senior center John Fraley’s 23 points ...

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Tennessee task force created to fight suicide

» associated press CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — A task force has been formed to look into the problem of suicides in Montgomery, Houston, Humphreys and Stewart counties. The counties were selected because they’ve had more than their share of suicides when compared to the rest of the state, Tennessee Suicide Prevention ...

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Taking the plunge

» By BRIAN BIGELOW – bbigelow@my.apsu.edu Ever wanted to jump into a pool of near freezing water with 200 other people for a good cause? Then maybe you were at the Polar Plunge. The brainchild of Kelly Kler, a former APSU graduate assistant, the Polar Plunge has become a campus ...

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Sen. Rand Paul stopped by Tennessee airport security

» ASSOCIATED PRESS Washington — Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, the son of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul and a frequent critic of the Transportation Security Administration, was stopped by security at the Nashville airport Monday, Jan. 23, when a scanner set off an alarm and Paul declined to allow ...

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