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Professor Advocates Interdisciplinary Approach to Climate Change

Solving climate change requires a new and deeply interdisciplinary approach, says Lisa Reyes Mason, assistant professor and director of the College of Social Work PhD program, in a recent commentary …
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2018 Alumnus of the Year to speak at Pellissippi State Commencement

Pellissippi State Community College’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner J. Travis Howerton will speak at the college’s fall Commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 14, at Thompson-Boling Arena. Comme…
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Legal and public notices for the week of December 10, 2018

Foreclosure notices   NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTE TRUSTEE'S SALE   WHEREAS, default has occurred in the performance of the covenants, terms and conditions of a Deed of Trust dated July 11, 2017, executed …
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Last of Forum Series on Growing Overlap of Homelessness and Unaffordable Housing : A Few Solutions

In the wake of the city's recent clearing out of a homeless enclave, alongside the tightening availability of affordable housing nationwide, a local nonprofit, I Am the Voice of the Voiceless, is l…
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The Knoxville Focus for December 10, 2018

Richie Beeler appointed to 8th District seat By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com After five rounds of voting, Richie Beeler, a person with four generations of roots in Corryton, was selected to repl…
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Holiday wishes for our readers

By Steve Hunley The time between the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays should be cause for reflection. Certainly, both are wonderful occasions where we celebrate with our family and cherished frien…
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Catching up with Bill Landry

  By Mike Steely steelym@knoxfocus.com Like most of you I was introduced to Bill Landry while he was hosting the award-winning The Heartland Series on WBIR-TV. Bill has a folksy way of telling a stor…
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Tennessee Governors & the Path to the US Senate, XI

By Ray Hill Malcolm Rice Patterson, the "gamecock" of Tennessee politics, had left the governor's mansion in 1911 as a hugely controversial figure and bitterly hated by many inside his own part…
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Neither Henry, Lorraine nor Wendy could stop Central

By Steve Williams Henry was enough to handle, but Central High's football team also had to deal with Lorraine and Wendy Mother Nature's two daughters to claim this year's TSSAA Class 5A…
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FBA’s Harris reaches 1000-point plateau

  By Steve Williams First Baptist Academy basketball fans recognized a special achievement of a FBA player prior to the Eagles' home game in Powell Tuesday, Dec. 4. Noah Harris, FBA junior, was hon…
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Annual Open House Welcomes Holiday-Ready Community today

The gilded-age Victorian home at 3425 Kingston Pike, known as Historic Westwood, shines brightly as a museum house 365-days each year.  But during the holidays, its majesty is even more spectacular …
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“TENNESSEE SEASON TO REMEMBER” HONORS VICTIMS OF HOMICIDE

For the 16th consecutive year, the State of Tennessee is honoring victims of homicide with a special memorial service. Families and friends of homicide victims joined 10 agencies and two victim advoc…
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This Week’s Tennessee Tourism Round Up

Deck the halls & grab a hot chocolate, learn how to make the perfect wreath, explore on a holiday hike, walk through twinkling lights, go caroling, ice skate, explore winter festivals, listen to live…
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Stephanie Has No Time to Wait - A Message from Meals on Wheels America

Every day, Stephanie gazes out her window. Outside, neighbors chat, children play and cars shuttle families to and fro – life unfolding just beyond her reach. Confined to a wheelchair and unable to …
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North Hills Garden Club to host Holiday Home Tour this Saturday

  What: North Hills Holiday Home Tour                       When: Saturday, Dec. 8 from 3 to 8 p.m. Where: North Hills Neighborhood, North Hills Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37917 –…
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