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University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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  • The last run of Will McKamey: A year later, still no answers in Navy football player's deadly injury

    The last run of Will McKamey: A year later, still no answers in Navy football player's deadly injury
    When the child was grown, it fell on a day, that he went out to his father to the reapers. And he said unto his father, my head, my head … — II Kings 4:18, verse saved in the cellphone of Will McKamey. The first fall The running back...
  • ROTC led to 20-year Air Force career

    ROTC led to 20-year Air Force career
    Like so many of his contemporaries young Bill Stover found himself strategizing his involvement in the Vietnam War. He says those maneuvers not only led him to his choice of a "safer" military branch, but to a 20-year Air Force career in far-flung locales...
  • Tennessee fires Donnie Tyndall amid NCAA investigation

    Tennessee fires Donnie Tyndall amid NCAA investigation
    Donnie Tyndall's alleged transgressions at Southern Mississippi have cost him his job at Tennessee after just one season. Tennessee Athletic Director Dave Hart said Friday in a release announcing Tyndall's termination that the NCAA was likely to find...
  • Mini meals vs. three squares: Which is best?

    It's a popular notion that eating smaller, more frequent meals, such as six small meals a day, is a healthier approach than the traditional three square meals a day. Some people believe eating more frequently may help keep their hunger under better...
  • Noisy parrot may have been lovesick!

    Noisy parrot may have been lovesick!
    Q: I recently gave my 18-year-old African Grey parrot to a bird sanctuary because he became restless and climbed and squawked a lot. In his huge new cage, he seems happier. I visit him every week, but I wonder if this is actually detrimental to helping...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...