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4:53pm

Mon December 8, 2014
Happenings

Hunter Museum Features Holiday Tree Tradition + NY Times Photo Exhibit

The Hunter Museum of American Art's Chief Curator Nandini Makrandi and the Director of Communications Hannah Legg join us to discuss two highlights currently at the museum: the New York Times Magazine Photographs exhibit and the Holidays at the Hunter trees.  Decorated by local small businesses and nonprofits, the trees

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9:55am

Fri December 5, 2014
Start It Up!

Start It Up Episode 6: Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke Champions Startups

Chattanooga receives national acclaim for being one of America's best places to start a business.  Mayor Andy Berke leads the charge in nurturing and promoting the city's small businesses.  He envisions a city in which opportunity is available to everybody through education, creativity, and hard work.

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11:00am

Thu December 4, 2014
Arts & Culture

'A Christmas Story, The Musical' Adds New Depth to Beloved Characters

The Chattanooga Theatre Centre is performing A Christmas Story, The Musical from December 5th to December 23rd.  CTC Executive Director George Quick and Youth Theatre Director Scott Dunlap (who is directing this show) join us to discuss how the musical compares to the classic 1983 film A Christmas Story.  The musical gives expanded roles and new depth to some of the film's characters, such as Ralphie Parker's mother.

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10:57am

Thu December 4, 2014
Education

Polar Biologist Discusses Effects of Climate Change on Polar Regions

Dr. Jim McClintock has spent so much time studying life in Antarctica that they named McClintock Point in his honor. 

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3:06pm

Tue December 2, 2014
Happenings

Houston Museum Invites Public to Celebrate Christmas with Authentic English Afternoon Tea 12/7

On December 7 from 1 to 4 pm, The Houston Museum is hosting an English tea to celebrate the Christmas holidays. As they did last year, they are partnering with Denise Sarjant, an English lady from Birmingham, who makes authentic English teas year- round as Tea M’Lady. Richard Winham talked to Mrs. Sarjant who began by explaining the correct way to brew a cup of tea.

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10:56am

Tue December 2, 2014
Sports

Proposal Would End Football At University Of Alabama-Birmingham

Alabama is a state known for its college football. But a move to scuttle the football program at the state university in Birmingham is drawing fire from fans, students and athletes alike.

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2:07pm

Mon December 1, 2014
Happenings

Chattanooga Holiday Market Opens December 6th

From a media release:

Beginning next weekend, December 6th & 7th, the Chattanooga Market will once again move it's local shopping indoors to the Chattanooga Convention Center for the holiday season.  An annual tradition, folks from Chattanooga and area cities will come to find unique hand-crafted gifts for their friends and family.  

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1:23pm

Mon December 1, 2014
Happenings

Holiday Lights Brighten the Chattanooga Zoo

The Chattanooga Zoo is celebrating the holidays in style with evening strolls through holiday lights, half price Wednesdays, and a special wish list for the animals. 

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12:22pm

Mon December 1, 2014
Happenings

Amani Holiday Sale 12/4 - 12/6 Benefits African Refugees

Amani Ya Juu is a fair trade sewing and economic development program for marginalized women in Africa.  Amani is an international program, and its distribution center is located in here Chattanooga at 420 S.

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9:55am

Fri November 28, 2014
Start It Up!

Start It Up Episode 5: The Future of Tech and Finding a Cause

Harvard's David Weinberger Explores the Future of Tech

David Weinberger may not have an actual crystal ball, but people around the world seek his advice to help them understand the future of technology.  As a Fellow at Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for the Internet and Society and best-selling author, David has established himself as a thought-leader regarding the impact of technology on our lives.  David was in Chattanooga for Startup Week and talked about his first (but not last) visit to our city.

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12:54pm

Wed November 26, 2014
Happenings

Stretch Your Legs Walking the Stuffing Strut on Thanskgiving

The Stuffing Strut 5K starts 8:00 AM on Thanksgiving morning at Chester Frost Park. 

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9:55am

Wed November 26, 2014
Perspectives

Music News & Views: ‘When I Became Obsessed With K-Pop, I Was A Little Thrown’

K-pop boy-band MBLAQ stars in the fifth season of "Hello Baby," a reality show where small children are loaned to K-pop stars, so the stars can see what it’s like to be parents. Shows like "Hello Baby" are an example of how different the South Korean music industry can be, compared to mainstream American music stardom.
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Blake Blum is a University of Tennessee at Chattanooga senior interning with WUTC.  She’s also a huge fan of K-pop, a genre of music originating in South Korea. “Gangnam Style” is the best-known example of K-pop, but it turns out there’s a lot more to the genre. In this story, Blum explains why K-pop appeals to her, even though she lives about seven thousand miles away from South Korea and doesn’t speak the language that most of the lyrics are sung in. “Believe me, Blum says, “when I became obsessed with K-pop I was a little thrown, too.”

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5:34pm

Tue November 25, 2014
Community

Main Streets Meats Wants to Be a Full Service Butcher Shop and Cafe

Chef Erik Niel and his wife, Amanda, have been running Easy Bistro on Broad Street in Chattanooga for  ten years. Now they are ready for a new venture, and so Erik and Amanda Niel have become partners in an old fashioned stand-alone butcher shop on Main Street in Chattanooga—Main Street Meats. When Richard Winham talked to Chef Niel about their new venture he told him he’d always wanted to work with animals.

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11:54am

Mon November 24, 2014
Happenings

Mainx24: All Day, All Night Southside Festival Features 100+ Events

Monica and Adam Kinsey join us for an overview of Mainx24, an annual festival that takes place on Chattanooga's Southside every December.  This year's Mainx24 will feature twenty-four hours of activities such as musical performances, open houses, an Art Bike Rodeo, a parade, art exhibits, a silent disco, and special offerings for children.  It starts the morning of December 6th.  More information is on Facebook and at the

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9:55am

Fri November 21, 2014
Start It Up!

Start It Up Episode 4: Internet for All, Open-Source Coding, and Treehouses

The Mozilla Hive is Abuzz in Chattanooga

Lindsey Frost Cleary and Geoff Millener of the Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund want a free and open internet for everybody.  Access to the Internet is the gateway to all things technology, and The Mozilla Foundation is making sure that every kid in Chattanooga gets to run through the door.

Open Source Coding: The Real Benefits of Sharing Data

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