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2 hrs ago | Young America's Foundation

YAF Chapters Gear Up For Fall Semester

With various activism initiatives planned for the semester--such as the 9/11: Never Forget Project , No More Che Day , and FreedomWeek --YAF chapters have begun to hold their first meetings of the school year, recruiting students to the Conservative Movement and energizing their campuses on behalf of the cause of freedom.


Related Topix: Activism

2 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Lawyers pay tribute to retiring Knox judge Scores of lawyers, judge...

A courtroom full of judges, defense attorneys and prosecutors greeted Mary Beth Leibowitz on Friday in Knox County Criminal Court.


Related Topix: Sports

12 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Big Kahuna Wings restaurant opens in Farragut For the last six years, ...

Big Kahuna Wings opened following the success of BKW Seasonings seen in this August 2014 photo.


Related Topix: Tennessee, Sports

14 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

NAMA's Agri-Business Educational Foundation ABEF Receives Legacy Gift

NAMA'S AGRI-BUSINESS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION ABEF RECEIVES LEGACY GIFT Aug. 29, 2014 National Agri-Marketing Association reports: The ABEF recently received a legacy gift from Dr. John Riley, former advisor at University of Tennessee - Knoxville.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

KAT staff reviewing staffing needs Management neeeds under review,...

University of Tennessee Basketball coach Donnie Tyndall, left, talks with Russ Jensen, center, and Dawn Distler, right, before the start of the Annual United Way of Knoxville kickoff at the Tennessee Theatre Thursday, Aug., 28, 2014.


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Sports

WATE-TV Knoxville

Roaches found at Powell diner; several restaurants get perfect scores

This restaurant passed its health inspection, but there were a number of critical violations that caught the inspectors attention, problems that could potentially make customers sick if not corrected.


Related Topix: Powell, TN, Knox County, TN


DeVincenzo study breakthrough in RSV research

The New England Journal of Medicine published research results on Aug. 21 from a clinical trial of a drug shown to safely reduce the viral load and clinical illness of healthy adult volunteers intranasally infected with respiratory syncytial virus .


Related Topix: Tennessee, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Immunology, Biology, Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014


The Intent of the Carpetbagger

The influence of the carpetbaggers was more than just a result of the aftermath of war.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Carpetbaggers, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Florida

Cherokee Farms' First Tenant Already in Knox

Say it ain't so. I'm writing this column hoping that I'm over-reacting, but I don't think so.


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Knox County, TN, Blount County, TN, Chattanooga, TN

UT's Greenwood Mural Finds a New Home at KMA 2 hours ago

After an eye-opening two-month run at the University of Tennessee's Downtown Gallery , the once-controversial Greenwood Mural , which depicts Tennessee's musical roots in old time, gospel, blues, and jazz, will have a long-term home at the Knoxville Museum of Art .


Related Topix: Painting, Arts

Dr. Shih-Lung Shaw To Speak At International Business Council Meeting

Dr. Shih-Lung Shaw, director of Confucius Institute and professor of geography at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, will discuss the UT Confucius Institute: Enhancing the Learning of Chinese Language and Culture at the International Business Council's upcoming meeting on Thursday, from 5:30-7 p.m. at The INCubator, at 100 Cherokee Blvd.


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors

PhysOrg Weblog

Study finds less domestic violence among married couples who smoke pot

New research findings from a study of 634 couples found that the more often they smoked marijuana, the less likely they were to engage in domestic violence.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

News Times

Nashville attorney George Barrett appears at a news conference in this Wednesday, April 18, 2012 file photo taken in Nashville, Tenn.


Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Tennessee State University

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Daily Star

Moon smells

The moon has a distinctive smell. Ask any Apollo moonwalker about the odiferous nature of the lunar dirt and you'll get the same answer.


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN

The IE's Hottest Music 99.1 KGGI

Beyonce Inspires College Students In FAKE Magazine

Wouldn't you say yes to a college that tells you you're going to be tight with Beyonce? That's what the University of Tennessee is hoping! They gave a young star a fake magazine which includes an article by Beyonce saying why he should attend the university.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop

Knoxville News Sentinel

Vast majority of UT students 'opt-in' on student That means most of...

UT Sex Week volunteer Blaire Hamilton, right, takes a photo of Sarai Messer on Feb. 25, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Newest VolShop will open near UT campus ona

Newest VolShop will open near UT campus on Saturday UT's new VolShop will have its grand opening at the University Commons development on Saturday, Aug. 30 Check out this story on A new place to get all your Big Orange gear will open this weekend near the University of Tennessee campus.


Media Matters for America

It's Women's Equality Day, And Conservative Media Have A Long Way To Go

August 26 marks Women's Equality Day , commemorating the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution which gave women the right to vote.


Related Topix: Vanderbilt University, University of North Carolina Asheville, Washington College, US News, Liberal Political News

Knoxville News Sentinel

TMZ: Haynesworth dumps water on homeless man According to celebrity...

According to celebrity website , former University of Tennessee football player Albert Haynesworth was trying to make a homeless man leave the Cumberland Avenue parking garage below his BurgerFi establishment after the transient man harassed some female customers, and dumped cold water on him in an effort to get the man to leave.


Related Topix: Sports

High Times

Marijuana Lowers Risk of Domestic Violence

The use of alcohol significantly increases one's likelihood of becoming either a perpetrator or a victim of a violent act, including acts of intimate partner violence .


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Psychology, Science, Yale University, Rutgers University