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African refugees held in Phoenix airport bomb scare

» ASSOCIATED PRESS A judge on Friday, August 26, ordered two African refugees to remain behind bars for their role in what police describe as a fake bomb found at Phoenix’s airport, saying that even though the incident could have been a big misunderstanding, it also could have been a ...

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Judge allows Loughner’s forcible medication

» ASSOCIATED PRESS A federal judge ruled Friday that prison doctors may continue to forcibly medicate the man accused in the deadly Arizona shooting rampage, saying he refused to second-guess medical experts who concluded that the suspect’s condition deteriorated. U.S. District Judge Larry Burns said Jared Lee Loughner kept himself ...

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Course recommendation software gets $1 million grant

» By CHRIS COPPEDGE chris.coppedge@gmail.com & ERICKA CONLEY econley@my.apsu.edu APSU has recently received half of a $1 million grant awarded to Tennessee universities from Complete College America and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, in large part due to APSU’s new online course recommendation software. The program began through the ...

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Tuition increased by 8 percent over last academic year

» By BRIAN BIGELOW – bbigelow@my.apsu.edu APSU students can expect to pay more for classes this year due to an eight percent increase in tuition costs for in-state students, the largest increase in the past three years. APSU staff and faculty will also see a 3 percent salary increase. “Tuition ...

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Assistant director of Campus Police, Struckel fired

» By PATRICK ARMSTRONG – parmstrong@my.apsu.edu Campus Police is currently without an assistant director after Captain Charlie Struckel was terminated over the summer. Struckel was issued a termination notice on July 8 from Mitch Robinson, vice president of Finance and Administration, which stated Struckel’s two most resent performance evaluations listed ...

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Browning broken into, allegedly vandalized by Joshua Napstad

» By JENELLE GREWELL jgrewell@my.apsu.edu Campus police responded to the fire alarm going off in the Browning building at approximately 4:49 a.m on Sunday, Aug. 21. During the investigation, police observed the building had been broken into and vandalized. After reviewing security camera footage, Joshua Napstad, 23, was arrested for ...

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