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Affordable Care Act only chips away at a core goal

» By Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Swan Lockett had high hopes that President Barack Obama’s health overhaul would lead her family to an affordable insurance plan, but that hasn’t happened. Instead, because lawmakers in her state refused to expand Medicaid, the 46-year-old mother of four from Texas uses ...

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Robbery at the Foy Fitness and recreation center gets violent

» By phillip swanson Staff Wrier On Friday, April 4, at 11:40 p.m., an individual reported being robbed in the parking lot behind Castle Heights. The victim said three suspects brandished two handguns and took his money, and a few personal belongings. The suspects were described as three black males ...

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Possible roundabout coming to APSU campus

>> Ashley Ligon The City of Clarksville is looking into the possibility of constructing a roundabout at the intersection of Drane Street and Marion Street. This intersection leads into the playing fields and sports complex on the APSU campus. This change will come in the form of a one-lane roundabout ...

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Student Organization and Leader Awards honor exceptional students, faculty, organizations

On Wednesday, April 16, APSU held The Student Organization & Leader Awards. The Student Organization & Leader Awards are an opportunity for individuals and organizations to be recognized for their outstanding work. “My hope for those recognized,” said vice president for Student Affairs Sheryll Byrd, “would be that they use ...

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Judge considers staying Ohio gay marriage ruling

AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge who ordered Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states says he’s inclined to issue a stay of his decision pending appeal, meaning most gay couples living in the state would see no immediate tangible ...

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Moment of silence marks Boston Marathon bombings

DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Survivors, first-responders and public officials have observed a moment of silence near the Boston Marathon finish line to mark the moment two pressure cooker bombs exploded a year ago. Three people were killed and 260 others injured in the attacks. MIT police officer Sean Collier was ...

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