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Tennessee agrees to stop arresting Occupy protesters

» ASSOCIATED PRESS Nashville, Tenn. — Tennessee officials agreed Monday, Oct. 31, to stop enforcing a new curfew used to dislodge Occupy Nashville protesters from the grounds around the Capitol. The protesters went to federal court seeking a temporary restraining order against Gov. Bill Haslam, arguing the curfew and arrests ...

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Goblins, Gouls, G.H.O.S.T.

» By CHRIS COPPEDGE – ccoppedge@my.apsu.edu AAPSU’s Student Government Association held its annual Halloween event “Great Halloween Options for Safe Trick or Treating” Sunday, Oct. 30. G.H.O.S.T. serves as a safe trick-or-treating alternative for the children of Clarksville. G.H.O.S.T. was packed with trick-or-treaters of all ages, with a variety of ...

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Hall announces Homecoming court nominees

By MARLON SCOTT – mscott@my.apsu.edu After the 2011 Step Off in the Red Barn, APSU President Tim Hall announced the 10 candidates for homecoming king and queen. The five homecoming king candidates are Trent Gaasch, A.J. Hall, Alejandro Herrera, Kelvin Rutledge and Branden Ward. The homecoming queen candidates are Kara ...

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UN rights office urges probe into Gadhafi death

» ASSOCIATED PRESS GENEVA — The U.N. human rights office called Friday, Oct. 21, for an investigation into the death of ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, noting that his death robbed his victims of a chance at “cathartic” justice in the courts. Gadhafi was captured alive Thursday, Oct. 20, in ...

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Former minister, now atheist Barker speaks to students

» By CHRIS COPPEDGE – ccoppedge@my.apsu.edu Minister turned atheist Dan Barker spoke in the Clement Auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 13, during an event sponsored by the APSU Students for Secular Humanism society. Barker is the former Public Relations director and current co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, an organization ...

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Tenn. National Guard soldier accused in death of deputy in Georgia

» ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA — The girlfriend of an Army National Guard soldier who fatally shot a sheriff’s deputy and himself told investigators the gunman “definitely had a drinking problem” and grabbed an assault rifle from his trunk after she made him pull over while he was driving drunk, a ...

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