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Michelle Obama portrait artist, Amy Sherald, to speak at Austin Peay

Contributed by: APSU Public Relations and Marketing CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Department of Art + Design, with support from The Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, is pleased to welcome internationally known artist, Amy Sherald, to Austin Peay State University. Known for her stylized portraits of African-Americans, in 2016, Sherald was ...

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President Obama not serious about change, Republicans say following State of Union

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said it’s time to turn the page after years of economic hardship at home and wars overseas. But Republicans in charge of Congress say the voters already took care of that last November — and they’re the proof. “Much of what he did tonight … new ...

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First lady announces one-stop job site for vets while visiting Fort Campbell

BRETT BARROUQERE, Associated Press JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama has announced a new online effort to link soldiers leaving the military with jobs that match their skill sets. She said Wednesday that the new Veterans Employment Center provides one-stop shopping for troops ...

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First lady: Gay football player is ‘inspiration’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama says a gay University of Missouri football player is “an inspiration to all of us.” The first lady took to Twitter on Monday to comment on Michael Sam, the all-American college player who announced Sunday that he is gay. Mrs. Obama says she “couldn’t be ...

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Obama’s second inauguration focuses on unity

WASHINGTON (AP) — Turning the page on years of war and recession, President Barack Obama summoned a divided nation Monday to act with “passion and dedication” to broaden equality and prosperity at home, nurture democracy around the world and combat global warming as he embarked on a second term before ...

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Candidates’ wives relate to voters

» Ronniesia reed –rreed24@my.apsu.edu When it comes to the 2012 election, there are many factors that affect people’s decision on who they will vote for. An important attribute of the president we decide to elect is the spouse standing beside him or her. The first lady does have an impact ...

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