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44 min ago | WTVC

Public Memorial Underway in Knoxville for Sen. Howard Baker

Mourners are paying their respects to former Sen. Howard H. Baker Jr. at the University of Tennessee center in Knoxville that bears his name.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

4 hrs ago | The Jackson Sun

Summer Celebration offers gardeners advice, 'eclectic' ideas

The grounds of the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center were filled with bottle trees and hundreds of gardeners and families for the 25th Summer Celebration Lawn and Garden Show on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Home Gardening, Home

5 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Living Light Solar House opens at Children's Museum

The Living Light Solar House has a garden setting at the Children's Museum of Oak Ridge.

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Related Topix: Oak Ridge, TN, Sports

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

New survey shines light on campus sexual assault

A new survey offers a revealing look at sexual assaults on campus and how colleges and universities have a lot of room to improve.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Increased beef prices affecting local businesses

The USDA says consumers will pay as much as 6.5 percent more for beef this year and prices could continue to increase over time.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Employees stocking shelves at University Commons Walmart

The hustle and bustle of construction at the new University Commons shopping complex near the UT campus is continuing, but as opening day gets Employees stocking shelves at University Commons Walmart The hustle and bustle of construction at the new University Commons shopping complex near the UT campus is continuing, but as opening day gets Check ... (more)

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

UB Reporter

UB Distinguished Professors

Five faculty members representing the health sciences and engineering have been named UB Distinguished Professors for 2014.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Denison University, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, College, Berkeley, CA

Plant Services

Mentoring the next generation of maintenance and reliability leaders

In this Big Picture Interview, Chris Mears talks about the responsibilities of being a rising star in the maintenance and reliability profession.

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The Elizabethton Star

Animal-assisted therapy program sets meeting at NSCC for potential volunteers

Carter Countians who'd like to lend a paw to an innovative therapy program can learn more Monday when Human Animal Bond in Tennessee holds a meeting at Northeast State Community College.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Grainger High infielder Trey Cabbage commits to Tennessee

Grainger High School infielder/pitcher Trey Cabbage has committed to the University of Tennessee, his parents announced on their joint Twitter account late Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Fuller, Kane make run for criminal court judge

With the announcement Judge David Durham would retire at the end of the term, Brian Fuller and Brody Kane announced they would run for criminal court judge in the Aug. 7 election.

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Related Topix: Wilson County, TN, Tennessee Technological University, Prison, Knoxville, TN, Tennessee

Lebanon Democrat

New schools director greeted with open arms

In situations such as the one where a director of schools admits in an open meeting he drank a beer and drove his county-issued vehicle home and reaches an agreement to part ways with his position he took less than a year from being hired, it's safe to say new leadership is a welcome sight.

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Related Topix: Wilson County, TN, Williamson County, TN, Knox County, TN, Tennessee Technological University, Opinion

Metropulse.com

Signs and Portents: Tennessee's Numerous (and Sometimes Bizarre) State Symbols

With a title as august-sounding as "Official State Artifact of Tennessee," one might expect there to be a bit more fuss surrounding the sandstone statue in the middle of the Native American exhibit at the University of Tennessee's McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.

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Related Topix: Wilson County, TN, Knoxville, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

UT lands among top schools in international college guidebook

The University of Tennessee has landed among the "best and most interesting" in an international ranking of schools in the U.S., Canada and Great Britain.

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Related Topix: Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Josh Flory: UT plans a VolShop at University Commons

It doesn't have the reach of Walmart or Publix, but an institution with a big local footprint may set up shop in a new retail center on Cumberland Avenue.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Sports

Detroit Free Press

Shawn Windsor: Big Ten gets bigger, not more passionate, especially with football

The Big Ten officially expanded last week. And if you want to know why, the answer can be found in a fabric store near the Alabama-Tennessee state line.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, TN, Rutgers University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Oakland LB Josh Smith Commits To Vanderbilt, joins older brother Emmanuel at VU

Oakland linebacker Josh Smith had a nationwide audience as he made his commitment on ESPNU to the Vanderbilt Commodores tonight from the Opening, which hosts the top prospects from across the country.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, Louisville, TN, Signal Mountain, TN

Horsetalk

Major equine veterinary gathering on Australia's Gold Coast

Horse vets from around the world are converging on the Gold Coast this weekend for a conference hosted by Equine Veterinarians Australia.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Nutrition

Knoxville News Sentinel

Around 120 international students to attend UT Engineering summer program

Starting today, around 120 students from universities around the world will come to the University of Tennessee to hone their engineering skills and apply them at businesses in East Tennessee.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

UT professor named to Securities and Exchange Commission committee

University of Tennessee business professor Joseph Carcello has been named to the Securities and Exchange Commission's Investor Advisory Committee, the university announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Sports

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