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2 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Holocaust survivor tells his story in East Tennessee

An East Tennessee resident who survived the Holocaust began his journey to America when he was 11. Now that he's retired from teaching, he spends more time sharing his story to different schools and programs.

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Related Topix: Only, TN, France, World News,

6 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Evan Woodbery gets 2nd, 4th in APSE contest; Ben Frederickson wins

Evan Woodbery of the News Sentinel took second place in the 2013 Associated Press Sports Editors contest for projects in the 75,001 to 175,000 category for his story on the downfall of University of Tennessee football.

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Related Topix: Saugatuck, MI, Sports

10 hrs ago | Lebanon Democrat

Heritage Peace Garden Celebration planned for May

The third annual Heritage Peace Garden Celebration will be May 17 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the grounds of Historic Pickett Chapel at 209 E. Market St. in Lebanon As part of the celebration, this will be a work day for plantings under the supervision of Justin Stefanski, University of Tennessee Extension agent for Wilson County, with help from ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wilson County, TN, Lebanon, TN

15 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Shakespeare on schedule, 'Christmas Carol' back next season at Clarence Brown

The Clarence Brown Theatre's 2014-15 season brings some Shakespearean comedy to the stage and again plays a beloved holiday classic.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Tennessee, Sports

19 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Philanthropies, April 20, 2014

Vern Yip, HGTV host and designer, will be the celebrity guest and emcee for the evening of cocktails, music, dinner and auctions.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Sports

23 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

WIVK pokes fun at Cuonzo Martin's departureWIVK pokes fun at Cuonzo...

Emily and Russell interview Jimmy from WIVK about the song,he wrote about Cuonzo Martin leaving the University of Tennessee for Cal, set to the hit "Let Him Go", www.wivk.com Emily and Russell interview Jimmy from WIVK about the song,he wrote about Cuonzo Martin leaving the University of Tennessee for Cal, set to the hit "Let Him Go", www.wivk.com

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Related Topix: Martin, TN, Entertainment

Fri Apr 18, 2014

NJ.com

Codey calls on Rutgers to fire athletic director Julie Hermann

State Sen. Richard Codey today wrote to Rutgers President Robert Barchi urging him to fire Athletic Director Julie Hermann, shown in this file photo.

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The Leaf-Chronicle

Lockert announces re-election bid for District Public Defender

William B. "Jake" Lockert announces his candidacy for re-election to the office of District Public Defender in the Aug. 7 Stewart and Houston County general elections.

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Related Topix: Houston County, TN, Stewart, TN, Knoxville, TN, University of Memphis

CBS Local

Scalia To Student: If Taxes Go Too High 'Perhaps You Should Revolt'

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a crowd of law school students that if taxes in the U.S. become too high then people "should revolt."

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Related Topix: US News, Antonin Scalia, US Supreme Court

Archaeology

Physical Impact of the Trail of Tears and the Civil War Analyzed

Environmental stressors brought on by the Trail of Tears and the Civil War led to significant changes in the shape of skulls of members of the eastern and western bands of the Cherokee people, according to researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Tennessee.

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University Business

Kids are getting wise to student loan debt

The idea that you have to go to college in order to be a respectable member of the middle class is "kind of weird" to Glenn Reynolds.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

College leaders weigh tuition increase

The Tennessee Board of Regents is still weighing how much it will need to raise tuition at its universities to compensate for a revised state budget that has pulled new funding for higher education.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, University of Memphis

Metropulse.com

Pulitzer Prize Winner Adams in Knoxville Next Week

Talk about happy coincidences -- Just this Monday, composer John Luther Adams was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Music for his recent orchestral work, Become Ocean .

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GoVolsXtra.com

Mike Strange: Hire a guy who can prove the joke's not on Tennessee any more

University of Tennessee vice chancellor and director of athletics Dave Hart announces Cuonzo Martin is leaving for California from the Ray Mears Room at Thompson-Boling Arena Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Martin, TN, Weird

Sys-Con Media

The Great Courses Launches 'The Inexplicable Universe' with Neil deGrasse Tyson on Netflix

One of The Great Courses' most popular titles -- "The Inexplicable Universe," taught by Neil deGrasse Tyson, the noted astrophysicist and host of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey " "Neil deGrasse Tyson is one of our most popular and engaging professors," said Ed Leon, Chief Brand Officer and Head of Product Development for The Great Courses, the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, State University, AR, University of Wisconsin Green Bay

Knoxville News Sentinel

Women's Fund gives $80,000 in grants to local organizations

The Women's Fund of East Tennessee awarded $80,000 in grants to six local organizations that work to improve the lives of women and girls at its third annual luncheon on April 10. "Much of East Tennessee is plagued by poverty," said Terry Morgan, director of the Women's Fund of East Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Tusculum College, Tennessee State University, East Tennessee State University, Sports

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Murfreesboro Post

Kim Lawson named MFRD's new Assistant Chief of Medical Services

Kim Lawson has been named Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's new Assistant Chief of Medical Services.

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Related Topix: Fire, Murfreesboro, TN, Nashville, TN, Grand Canyon University

Chattanoogan.com

UTC Student, Robert Fisher, Earns Prestigious National Scholarship Recognition

Robert Fisher, a Brock Scholar and Student Government Association president at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, has been named a 2014 Truman Scholar by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Clarksville, TN

Science Daily

Trials of the Cherokee were reflected in their skulls

Researchers have found that environmental stressors -- from the Trail of Tears to the Civil War -- led to significant changes in the shape of skulls in the eastern and western bands of the Cherokee people.

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Related Topix: North Carolina State University

Chattanoogan.com

Chattanooga CARES Promotes Two New Directors

Mr. Adams was promoted to prevention and outreach director. Mr. Adams has worked in HIV education and prevention for more than 10 years.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Adams, TN, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Knoxville, TN

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