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Congress passes extension for student loan program

WASHINGTON — Congress is extending a federal loan program that provides low-interest money to the neediest students for college. The Perkins Loan program will get a two-year extension, under compromise legislation approved Thursday in the House, a day after clearing the Senate. The program expired on September 30. The measure ...

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New law will increase seat belt fines in Tennessee

NASHVILLE — Motorists who don’t buckle up in Tennessee will soon face a stiffer fine. A new law passed by state lawmakers and signed by the governor takes effect on Jan. 1. State law enforcement officials held a news conference on the steps of the state Capitol this week to ...

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Tonight, We Are All French

​Friday, November 13th, 2015: this was the day the earth stood still again. Much like the attacks on the United States on 9/11, everyone stopped what they were doing, turned on their televisions and began praying. An attack on Paris, France had occurred. 127 people died after terrorists, using suicide vests, ...

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TN Officer Shoots Teen

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A group of protesters is criticizing the Shelby County district attorney’s and the Memphis Police Department’s handling of the fatal shooting of a black 19-year-old man by a white policeman. More than 60 people chanted slogans such as “No justice, no peace,” and held signs saying ...

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Governors football continues season drought without win

APSU football took a quick trip down to Nashville to take on Ohio Valley Conference opponent Tennessee State University at Hale Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 31. The gloomy, rainy weather resulted in a 20-6 loss for APSU, giving the Tigers their first OVC win of the season. APSU was clicking ...

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