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10:58am

Wed June 24, 2015
Education

Listening to the Lake Sturgeon in the Tennessee River

Bernie Kuhadja monitors Lake Sturgeon on the River Gorge Explorer.
Credit Tennessee Aquarium

Several Lake Sturgeon have been tagged with special markers that can be tracked with new technology added to the Tennessee Aquarium's River Gorge Explorer and listening devices along the Tennessee River. 

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10:46am

Wed June 24, 2015
Community

Ideas, Events Sought for Start Up Week 2015

Start Up Week 2014 was a big success, and organizers are seeking community input for the next one.  Project Manager Stephanie Hays joins us to talk about Start Up Week and an informational meeting happening on Thursday, June 25th.

From a media release:

Startup Week Chattanooga Calls For Event Proposals

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10:20am

Wed June 24, 2015
Community

Ribbon Cutting Planned for Greens

Greens is already open for business and will celebrate the regions first sustainable building materials and supplies store with a ribbon cutting on Thursday June 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm. 

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4:57pm

Tue June 23, 2015
Membership

Want to Support WUTC Through Underwriting? Give Bill a Call.

Bill Galloway can be reached at 423.425.2376.

Bill Galloway is the new person to contact about underwriting on WUTC 88.1 FM. For more information about how underwriting can help you grow your business, e-mail Bill at William-Galloway@utc.edu, or give him a call at 423-425-2376.

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4:28pm

Tue June 23, 2015
Happenings

WTCI to Stream Live Interview With Crispin Glover 6/24 8 PM

Crispin Glover has been taking chances as an actor for over thirty years with filmmakers like David Lynch, Tim Burton, Robert Zemeckis, and Gus Van Sant. Whether you know him from Back to the Future, his infamous appearances with David Letterman, or from the challenging films he’s directed, you will learn something new about Crispin Glover. He’ll sit down for a live interview with Alison Lebovitz on Wednesday, June 24th at 8 PM.  Visit wtciTV.org to watch the interview streaming live from the WTCI studios in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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12:00pm

Tue June 23, 2015
Community

City's Economic & Community Development Department Strengthens Neighborhood Leadership

Donna Williams joins us to talk about neighborhood leadership.

What does it mean to be a leader on your street?  What qualities does it take?  How do the needs of a new neighborhood differ from one that's been around for decades?  Is a formal neighborhood association always the best answer?

Donna Williams is the director of the Department of Economic and Community Development for the City of Chattanooga, and they offer several ways to help create stronger communities through stronger leadership.

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2:04pm

Fri June 19, 2015
Education

Read-A-Palooza Provides Carnival of Reading Fun

The Bookmark Fairy (Rabbit Zielke) reads a children's bookat Read-A-Palooza.

The United Way of Greater Chattanooga is hosting the 8th annual Day of Action with Read-A-Palooza at the Hamilton Place Mall on Saturday, June 20, 2015. 

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12:59pm

Fri June 19, 2015
Start It Up!

Start It Up Episode 28: Dynepic and Artiphon Shine at 36/86 Conference

Created by Launch Tennessee, the 36/86 Technology Conference in Nashville featured dozens of startup companies from across the southeast.  Among these technology innovators were Dynepic from Charleston, SC and Artiphon from Nashville, TN.

Krissa Watry, Co-Founder and CEO of Dynepic, explains on this week's episode that the toy industry has lagged behind in adopting new technologies.  Dynepic has developed ways to make toys more interactive, even making action figures play along with their counterparts on film and TV.

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1:35pm

Thu June 18, 2015
Veterans

Tri-State Women Veterans Hosts Chartering Ceremony

The Tri-State Women Veterans will become a chartered unit of Military Women Across the Nation with a ceremony held at the June 20th meeting. 

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1:01pm

Thu June 18, 2015
Community

TVA Summer Photo Contest in Full Swing

The Tennessee Valley Authority is hosting a summer photo contest hoping to capture the best pictures of their recreation possibilities. 

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12:40pm

Thu June 18, 2015
Arts & Culture

So Lit Book Club discusses 'Bringing It to the Table' by Wendell Berry

The Southern Lit Alliance and Harvested Here Food Hub will host a So Lit Book Club discussion on Bringing It To the Table, a collection of essays by renowned agrarian writer Wendell Berry. The conversation will take place on Tuesday, June 23rd at 212 Market.

An urban farmer, a local chef, and a booklover will lead this fascinating discussion on the farm-to-table movement, its role in Chattanooga, and the significance of agrarian literature. Participants are encouraged to read Wendell Berry’s collection and join us in the conversation.

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11:01am

Thu June 18, 2015
Community

Tivoli Foundation Chooses AC Entertainment To Operate, Program Chattanooga Venues

The Knoxville company that co-produces Bonnaroo and books acts at Chattanooga's Track 29 will manage the Tivoli Theatre and Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium.

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11:56pm

Tue June 16, 2015
Arts & Culture

Portraits of Appalachia in Words and Watercolor

Alan Shuptrine is a realist painter, a watercolorist, fascinated with Appalachia. For the past two years he has walked along sections of the Appalachian Trail, frequently leaving the trail to hike into the isolated towns and hamlets deep in the mountains off the trail. In addition to painting the people he’s met and the places he’s seen, he is collaborating with a writer on a coffee table book which will combine his paintings with stories about Appalachian people, their culture and their long history.

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6:59pm

Mon June 15, 2015
Arts & Culture

Chattanooga-Created Audio Documentary Is a Finalist for an International Award

Chattanooga potter and independent radio producer John-Michael Forman created the three-minute satirical audio piece What Could be Bad About This?  It's the first one he's produced, and impressively enough, it's up for an international award--it's a finalist for the People's ShortDoc Award in Third Coast International's 2015 ShortDocs Challenge.  His was chosen from more tha

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3:11pm

Fri June 12, 2015
Happenings

SQL Saturday Chattanooga Happens 6/27

From a media release:

We are pleased to announce the inaugural SQL Saturday Chattanooga.

This free educational event will be held in the Engineering, Math and Computer Science Building at UT Chattanooga on June 27. This latest in the very popular series of events will attract hundreds of enthusiastic SQL Server DBAs, software developers, business intelligence specialists, IT managers, and other technology professionals to Chattanooga for a day full of presentations by industry leaders on Microsoft SQL Server technologies.

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