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APSU professor leads grasslands conservation initiative

Dwayne Estes, Associate professor of biology and Director of the Herbarium at APSU, began the Southeastern Grasslands Initiative to raise awareness about the shrinking prairies of the Southeast. Hundreds of years ago the southeastern US was covered in millions of acres of grasslands. Many modern conservation efforts emphasize forests, leaving the ...

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Campus police receives accreditation

William Hayes | The All State The APSU Campus Police has recently achieved a high standard in the role of law enforcement, receiving the accreditation, bestowed to them by the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP). The Accreditation Award is bestowed to certain precincts of law enforcement who have ...

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Veteran, actor and DWTS winner J.R. Martinez speaks to students

In April 2003, 19-year-old J.R. Martinez was driving his unit in a Humvee in Iraq when the front left tire hit a roadside bomb. “Within a matter of seconds, this Humvee was now engulfed in flames,” Martinez said. He was trapped inside the fire for five minutes. In the years ...

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SGA goes one month without legislation

SGA has gone one full month without legislation for the semester. At the Feb. 28 meeting, according the minutes, there was no report from Executive Secretary Colin Crist, Chief Justice Waqas Ahmed, or President Frank Burns. The only report came from Vice President Jordan Reedy discussing the Archwood Reception on ...

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Physicist Stephen Hawking passed away at 76

ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON (AP) — Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, has died, a family spokesman said early Wednesday. “He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work and legacy will live on for many years,” his ...

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Nashville mayor resigns after affair, pleads guilty to theft

By JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville Mayor Megan Barry resigned Tuesday after pleading guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from the city while carrying on an extramarital affair with her bodyguard. The rising Democratic star had been an extremely popular mayor with an ambitious agenda to transform ...

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