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Data: Tennessee led country in fatal accidental shootings

ASSOCIATED PRESS NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee led the nation in the number of accidental shooting deaths in 2014, according to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In a news release, The Safe Tennessee Project, a grassroots gun-violence prevention organization, said that 105 people died in the ...

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Facing $60M penalty, Tennessee repeals underage DUI law

ASSOCIATED PRESS NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee lawmakers on Wednesday repealed an underage drunken driving law that threatened to cost the state $60 million in road money by running afoul of federal zero-tolerance standards. The Senate passed the measure 31-1, and the House later followed suit on an 85-2 vote despite ...

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Evangelist shares thoughts on love, forgiveness

A man whose Facebook page refers to him as “Apostle Ronald Cowling” came to campus on Monday, Sept. 12 to preach about his faith in response to John McGlone. McGlone, who identifies himself as “Saint John” visited campus last week and shared his thoughts on various topics such as homosexuality, ...

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APSU ranked 29 in Top Public Schools in the south

U.S. News and World Report has ranked APSU as 29 in the Top Public Schools in the south list and 79 in its Top Regional Universities in the South list. APSU garnered an overall score of 44 out of 100. The top southern universities in the Top Regional Universities list were ...

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SGA Fall Elections winners announced

SGA’s Fall Elections ended with the election of five freshman senators and two graduate senators. The freshman senators-elect are Haley Adkison, Haley Palmeri, Cameron Peña, Joseph Spear and Ella Weiss, and the graduate senators-elect are Rebecca Jacks and former SGA President Will Roberts. The senators-elect will assume their senatorial roles after ...

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5 soldiers injured in hard landing during training

ASSOCIATED PRESS FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — Fort Campbell says five soldiers have been injured in a training exercise. A statement from the post on the Kentucky-Tennessee border says the soldiers were injured when a helicopter made a hard landing. The statement says the soldiers were in the middle of a ...

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