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101st Airborne Division soldier receives Soldier’s Medal

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — A 101st Airborne Division soldier has been given the Soldier’s Medal after saving two people from a burning vehicle. Staff Sgt. Nicholas Davis received the medal this week in a ceremony at Fort Campbell. The Ellijay, Georgia, native is with C Battery, 1st Battalion, 320th ...

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Army to send female infantry, armor officers to 3 more bases

WASHINGTON (AP) — As more female soldiers move into frontline combat jobs, the Army’s top leaders have decided to integrate female officers into infantry and armor brigades at three more military bases around the country. The decision comes a year after the first women began enlisting in the ground combat ...

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AP Wire: Governor: 1 dead, many wounded in Kentucky school shooting

Associated Press Authorities are reporting one person was killed and others were wounded Tuesday morning in a high school shooting in rural Kentucky. In a tweet from a verified account, Gov. Matt Bevin said it happened at Marshall County High School in southwest Kentucky. In the tweet, Bevin says a ...

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Senate Dems relent, vote to end shutdown; House to follow

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sped toward reopening the government late Monday as Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations, relenting in return for Republican assurances that the Senate will soon take up the plight of young immigrant “dreamers” and other contentious issues. The vote set the stage for ...

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APSU School of Nursing seeking comments for accreditation

According to an email sent by Provost Rex Gandy, the APSU School of Nursing is seeking comments from the public for accreditation site visits from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or (CCNE). CCNE will visit APSU March 19-21 and requires that all institutions provide an opportunity to students, faculty ...

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Tennessee, Airbnb to reach agreement on collecting and paying sales tax

Airbnb will now be able to collect and pay sales tax on behalf of its renters in Tennessee. The Tennessean reports Airbnb announced an agreement with the Tennessee Department of Revenue on Wednesday that will allow the company to automatically deliver sales tax revenue to the state. Starting March 1, ...

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