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Critical blood shortage: Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to give now

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 25, 2017) — While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure ...

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6 shot near Clarksville club

A shooting near a Clarksville nightclub left six people injured, one seriously, on Saturday, July 16. The shooting took place in a parking lot in the area of the El Punto nightclub as the victims were leaving the club. Police responded to the shooting at 1:58 a.m. at the 1300 ...

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Tennessee declares state of emergency due to flooding

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials have declared a state of emergency in Tennessee after heavy rains caused flooding in several areas overnight and more rain is forecast. Tennessee Emergency Management Agency spokesman Dean Flener said on Thursday that crews were performing swift-water rescues in Stewart County. He said several other ...

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Texas campus issues alert amid reports of shooter

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas college has gone into a lockdown amid reports of a shooter on campus. Jed Young is the spokesman for the Lone Star College System campus in north Harris County. He says a shelter-in-place order has been issued. Emergency personnel have responded to the Houston-area college ...

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Campus safety still decent despite recent events

–rreed24@my.apsu.edu When I decided to come to APSU, my parent’s were concerned whether or not the campus was a safe place for me to live. After over a year here, I have decided that it is. Despite the recent reported shootings just off campus, crime statistics have improved, according to ...

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