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Trump picks Pence as VP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has chosen Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate, adding political experience and conservative bona fides to his Republican presidential ticket. Trump announced his decision on Twitter Friday morning, capping a frenzied 24 hours of speculation about his choice. A news conference was set ...

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Attack kills 84 in France

NICE, France (AP) — A Tunisian living in France drove a large truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day along Nice’s beachfront, killing at least 84 people, many of them children, according to police and hospital officials. The slaughter ended only after police killed the armed attacker in a hail of ...

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Unity demonstration held in Clarksville

Several members of the Clarksville community participated in a silent demonstration to promote peace and unity in the local community on Friday, July 8. Guy Williams Jr., a senior marketing student at APSU, led the event, which included demonstrators holding signs supporting racial equality and civil rights. The crowd stood ...

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APSU welcomes Marcelius Braxton as new director of Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center

APSU has hired Marcelius Braxton as  the new director of the Wilbur N. Daniel African-American Cultural Center (WNDAACC). Braxton previously worked at Missouri University as the student service coordinator for the Student Diversity, Outreach and Women’s Programs. He has also been a part of the Black Man’s Think Tank, the ...

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Tennessee declares state of emergency due to flooding

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials have declared a state of emergency in Tennessee after heavy rains caused flooding in several areas overnight and more rain is forecast. Tennessee Emergency Management Agency spokesman Dean Flener said on Thursday that crews were performing swift-water rescues in Stewart County. He said several other ...

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FBI says it won’t recommend charges in Clinton email matter

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey says the FBI will not recommend criminal charges in its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of state. Comey made the announcement Tuesday, three days after FBI agents interviewed Clinton in a final step of its investigation. ...

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