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University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...