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University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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  • Microchipping best defense against new 'dog-flipping' menace

    Q: What is this 'dog flipping' thing in the news all about? -- S.J., Henderson, NV Q: I've seen TV reports about people stealing dogs and putting them on Craig's List. It's scary. What can I do to prevent this? -- H.W., Chicago, IL A: Dog-flipping is...
  • Money-smart kids: Getting a handle on student-loan debt

    Over the past few months, I've been following two college-loan stories. The first was the debate in Congress about how high the federal student-loan interest rate should be. The second involved an acquaintance of mine -- I'll call her Debbie -- who's...
  • James M. Buchanan dies at 93; won Nobel Prize in economics

    James M. Buchanan, the U.S. economist who won the 1986 Nobel Prize for applying the principles of economic self-interest to understand why politicians do what they do, has died. He was 93. He died Wednesday at a hospital in Blacksburg, Va., according to...
  • Weston 23-year-old hits it big with mobile apps company

    Weston 23-year-old hits it big with mobile apps company
    From his dorm room at Indiana Wesleyan University in the fall of 2011, Weston's Santiago Jaramillo launched BueBridge Digital, a company that creates mobile apps for tourism destinations, colleges and churches. Now, at the ripe old age of 23, he's...
  • Teel Time: AD Selig calls new football stadium 'absolutely critical' for ODU

    Teel Time: AD Selig calls new football stadium 'absolutely critical' for ODU
    Old Dominion doesn’t have an estimated cost or move-in date for a proposed waterfront football stadium, but athletic director Wood Selig considers the project “absolutely critical” to the program’s future and described initial...
  • 153rd Pennsylvania Infantry: Author brings great-grandfather's regiment to life

    At the mention of Gettysburg, Jeff Stocker fidgets in his chair. Stocker, wearing a gold necktie adorned with the likeness of Abraham Lincoln, turns to his left and tilts his head slightly toward the ceiling. A smile emerges from his gray goatee....
  • Ten state universities join with online education provider

    Ten state universities join with online education provider
    Hoping to take advantage of new technologies to expand online education, 10 additional public universities and state college systems around the country are affiliating with Coursera, one of the leading providers of online education. But the schools&...
  • Albert H. Ford, rose grower

    Albert H. Ford, rose grower
    Albert H. Ford, a retired Bendix Field Engineering Corp. executive who was a noted Maryland rosarian, died Jan. 3 of pneumonia at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 90. The son of a newspaperman and a homemaker, Albert Henry...
  • Frat Suspended After Alcohol Enema Lands Student in ER

    Frat Suspended After Alcohol Enema Lands Student in ER
    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Twelve students at the University of Tennessee have been cited for underage drinking, one for disorderly conduct, and a chapter of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity suspended after a weekend incident involving alcohol enemas in which one...
  • Evelyn Bryan Johnson dies at 102; pioneering female pilot

    Evelyn Bryan Johnson dies at 102; pioneering female pilot
    With her husband serving in the Army Air Forces during World War II, Evelyn Bryan Johnson was looking for something to occupy her time when she wasn't running their dry-cleaning business in Jefferson City, Tenn. She found it in a small advertisement...
  • For Orlando East River LB Ryne Rankin, you can't spell love without VOL

    For Orlando East River LB Ryne Rankin, you can't spell love without VOL
    When it comes time for the 2013 University of Tennessee football team pictures, just tell Ryne Rankin where to stand. He has a vision. When he visited the campus for an unofficial trip Oct. 1 – his birthday – to take in the Buffalo game, he...