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Governor Bill Haslam to deliver State of the State address

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam will deliver his annual State of the State address to the Tennessee Legislature on Monday evening, Feb.9. The address comes a week after a special session in which the Republican governor failed to pass his proposal to extend health insurance to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans. Haslam ...

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APSU professor arrested for domestic assault

APSU professor Thomas Buttery was arrested Friday, Jan. 23, on a single charge of domestic assault by Clarksville Police Officer Thomas Biele. According to Buttery’s curriculum vitae on the APSU website, he is currently a professor in the School of Education, but has also taught in the School of Business ...

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Awarded a Pell Grant? Better double-check

WASHINGTON (AP) — Potentially tens of thousands of students awarded a Pell Grant or other need-based federal aid for the coming school year could find it taken away because of a mistake in filling out the form. The mistake primarily stems from an online form change to the Free Application ...

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Obama visits Nashville, talks education and jobs

» By Lauren Cottle News Editor President Barack Obama visited McGavock High School in Nashville, Tenn., on Thursday, Jan. 30, to speak about education and jobs. Two days prior to Obama’s visit, a 15-year-old McGavock student, Kevin Barbee, was killed when another student shot him. Obama mentioned this when addressing ...

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Hall visits DC and encourages innovation for low-income student success

On Thursday, Oct. 31, APSU President Tim Hall went to Washington, D.C. and joined other school officials from across the country to discuss with senators the ideas and innovations schools are making to help low-income students not only acquire degrees, but also in a timely manner. The hearing was held ...

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Maynard construction in final days

New dorms have not been the only buildings in construction this year at APSU. The new Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building has been coming together, as well. Construction crews broke ground August 2012, and now the facility is close to completion. “The Maynard Building is scheduled to be substantially ...

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