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U.S. allies as explained by ‘Mean Girls’

With all the war and turmoil happening, it can be difficult to believe that countries can be friends, because sometimes countries can really hate on the red, white and blue. But just like a teenage girl, the U.S. has enemies, frenemies and, of course, their “besties for the resties” — what ...

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Clarksville Police Department holds retirement and promotion ceremony

>>The All State   On Friday, Sept. 5, the Clarksville Police Department hosted a retirement and promotion ceremony. Chief Al Ansley presented Mary Buck with a Certificate of Retirement and Officer Nelson Rodriguezwith a Promotion Certificate to the rank of Sergeant.   Mary Buck   Buck served faithfully and honorably for ...

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APSU continues to climb U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges list

>>Charles Booth, APSU CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2015 rankings were released Tuesday, Sept. 9 and APSU ranked 27th in the Top Public Schools, Regional Universities (South) category. APSU placed 62nd overall in the Regional Universities (South) category, up seven spots from last year. ...

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Obama defends decision to delay immigration action

JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that the surge of immigrant children entering the U.S. illegally changed the politics surrounding the issue of immigration and led him to put off a pledge to use executive action that could shield millions of people from deportation. ...

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Review: The case against binge-watching TV

ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer LAKE CITY, Pa. (AP) — It’s no secret technology is changing our television-viewing habits. Americans are increasingly engaging in a practice known as television binge-watching — going through several episodes of a TV show in a single stretch. In the old days, of course, people ...

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Serious respiratory illness hits hundreds of kids

LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of children in more than 10 states have been sickened by a severe respiratory illness that public health officials say may be caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ that causes the common cold. Nearly 500 children have been ...

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