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University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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  • Bruce Pearl trying to rehab his scandal-tainted image — again — at Auburn

    Bruce Pearl trying to rehab his scandal-tainted image — again — at Auburn
    LEXINGTON, Ky. — Bruce Pearl is sitting on the bench at Rupp Arena, watching his Auburn players launch shots on the morning of the Kentucky game. “Basketball,” he says in a voice that harkens to Sammy Sosa and a “Saturday Night...
  • Education Is The Business Of The States

    Education Is The Business Of The States
    In 1981, Tennessee's 41-year-old governor proposed to President Ronald Reagan a swap: Washington would fully fund Medicaid and the states would have complete responsibility for primary and secondary education. Reagan, a former governor, was receptive. But...
  • Donté Stallworth tells students DUI death 'will always haunt me'

     Donté Stallworth tells students DUI death 'will always haunt me'
    When NFL wide receiver Donté Stallworth got behind the wheel of his car the morning of March 14, 2009, despite having been out drinking most of the night before, he made a decision that changed his life — and cost another man his. Student athletes...
  • Give your dog something else to do besides bark at cyclists

    Give your dog something else to do besides bark at cyclists
    Q: My 4-year-old Australian Shepherd now barks at people on bicycles as they go by the house. She never did this before. What's going on? -- C.J., San Diego, CA A: Certified dog behavior consultant and longtime Australian Shepherd owner Liz Palika says,...
  • New drug shows promise to extend life for cats with 'dry' FIP

    Q: My friend's cat was recently diagnosed with FIP (feline infectious peritonitis). The Chinese (veterinarians) maintain this is a fatal disease. Can you help? A: The Chinese veterinarians are correct, although there is some good news on the FIP front:...
  • New drug shows promise to extend life for cats with 'dry" FIP

    Q: My friend's cat was recently diagnosed with FIP (feline infectious peritonitis). The Chinese (veterinarians) maintain this is a fatal disease. Can you help? -- L.L., China A: The Chinese veterinarians are correct, although there is some good news on...
  • Nature's own tornado detector saves migrating birds, study finds

    Nature's own tornado detector saves migrating birds, study finds
    Ornithologist Henry Streby was happy enough that songbirds weighing less than two nickels managed to carry tiny electronic sensors from Tennessee to Colombia and back. Then he looked at the flight paths taken by several of the birds. The data showed...
  • Crash of 2 school buses in Tennessee under federal investigation

    Crash of 2 school buses in Tennessee under federal investigation
    A school bus crash in Knoxville, Tenn., that killed two students and one adult  Tuesday is now the focus of an investigation that includes the National Transportation Safety Board. NTSB officials will travel Wednesday to help the Knoxville Police...
  • Wilson steers McCormick through its 125th year

    Wilson steers McCormick through its 125th year
    At McCormick & Co.'s "innovation" center in Hunt Valley, where consumers give feedback on flavors, restaurants get help with menus and company chefs experiment with sauces, Alan D. Wilson headed to the studio to film a video. It would be shown at...
  • Man's (and woman's) best friend

    Man's (and woman's) best friend
    My friends and I have been saying for years that when it comes to genuine caring, to loyalty and to good judgment, many dogs actually behave better than many people. For example, one cannot buy a dog's love and loyalty with toys and treats, but, sadly,...
  • Early, frequent antibiotic use linked to childhood obesity

    Early, frequent antibiotic use linked to childhood obesity
    Parents and pediatricians will often reach for antibiotics to treat middle ear infections, strep throat, fevers and other common ailments of childhood. But new research suggests that doing so, and prescribing broad-spectrum antibiotics in particular,...