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Protesters gather in Clarksville park as ‘March for our Lives’ travels country

Almost 200 people rallied at McGregor Park to push for stricter gun laws in the wake of widespread gun violence in the US on Saturday, March 24, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., particularly in response to the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Eight-hundred twenty-five March For Our Lives events ...

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Latest News on the TN Primary

8:30 p.m. Preliminary exit poll results show Democrat Hillary Clinton did especially well among older voters and blacks in Tennessee’s presidential primaries, while Republican Donald Trump was the choice of voters favoring a non-establishment candidate. Both candidates enjoyed large margins in Tennessee on Tuesday. Exit polls conducted by Edison Research ...

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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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“Snowpocalypse Now”

APSU and the surrounding area has been brought to its knees the week of Feb. 16 due to Winter Storm Octavia that brought a mix of snow, ice and sleet. The snow drifts reach heights of four to seven inches and hinder most activity within Montgomery County. Many news outlets took significant notice ...

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New bill proposed to allow wine in grocery stores sooner

Wine may reach local grocery stores by this summer, a year sooner than the originally planned summer of 2016. Rep. Bo Mitchell has proposed a bill that would change the current law to allow wine to be sold in grocery stores starting this July rather than next. Last spring, Gov. ...

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Fishing trip soothing to wounded warriors

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Michael Valois didn’t catch any fish Sunday, but he didn’t really care. Even though he was part of a fishing expedition on Wilson and Pickwick lakes this weekend, Valois said reeling in a big one was not his goal. Instead, he just wanted to put terrible ...

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