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10:03pm

Tue June 22, 2010
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UTC Strategic Plan Nears Mid-Point

Chattanooga, TN – The five year strategic plan for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is nearing its mid-point and many of the goals have been accomplished. The four main directives of the strategic plan include teaching and learning, education and research, diversity, and enabling partnerships.

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10:00pm

Tue June 22, 2010
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2nd Annual New Food Economy Week Celebrates Local Food

Chattanooga, TN – Main Street Farmer's Market Manager Padgett Arnold coordinates this year's New Food Economy Week, which highlights area restaurants, farms, vendors and businesses that provide and support local produce and meats.

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9:58pm

Tue June 22, 2010
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Strat Parrot Markets Subversive Activities

Chattanooga, TN – Richard Winham interviews Strat Parrot, a group promoting youth-oriented nightlife in Chattanooga.

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5:29pm

Fri June 18, 2010
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New Farmer's Market Opens in Dalton, GA

Dalton, GA – The Downtown Dalton Development Authority in Dalton, Georgia invites you to join them on Saturday for the new Saturday Market.

Veronica French is director of the Downtown Dalton Development Authority. The family friendly event also promotes a sustainable lifestyle for the Dalton community. New farmers, as well as arts and crafts vendors and artists will also be welcomed. The Saturday Market will continue every Saturday through September 25th according to French.

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2:36am

Thu June 17, 2010
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Neil White Finds Sanctuary Among Outcasts, Prisoners

Chattanooga, TN – Neil White's memoir is called In The Sanctuary Of Outcasts. It was published in hardcover last year, and it's just been released in paperback.

I've interviewed many authors on this show, but I've rarely had a chance to speak to someone with a story as compelling as White's. He's a writer, but he's an ex-con. His story begins in a federal prison. The buildings were also used as a medical facility, and housed some very unusual patients...

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9:41am

Wed June 16, 2010
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2010: Interview with Otis Taylor

Chattanooga, TN – Otis Taylor, a singer/guitarist/banjo player, is a favorite with many WUTC listeners.

Taylor performed inside the Bessie Smith Hall on Sunday afternoon. If you missed it, you missed one of Riverbend's most interesting shows.

Listen to excerpts of the performance and an interview with Taylor about his career... also, how being a professional musician is like getting clobbered at football... and a little about the true history of the banjo.

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1:17am

Wed June 16, 2010
WUTC Local

Theatre Centre Stages "The Crucible," Arthur Miller Classic

Chattanooga, TN – "The Crucible" opens at the Theatre Centre on June 18th and will run through July 11, 2010, with a break for July 4th weekend.

This Tony Award winning play is directed by Chuck Tuttle, Education Director for Chattanooga's community theatre. Tuttle is happy to direct this Classic American work that he believes to be both timely and timeless.

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1:15am

Wed June 16, 2010
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Author Sam McLeod visits Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN – Sam McLeod grew up in Nashville, Tennessee and never forgot his southern roots and the food tied to those memories. On a road trip from his current home in Walla Walla Washington for a reunion to his old neighborhood, Sam revisits his childhood and shares those memories in his newest book "Big Appetite My Southern-Fried Search for the Meaning of Life."

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5:58pm

Thu June 10, 2010
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Chattanooga Ranked as More Bike-Friendly

Chattanooga, TN – Tennessee was recently ranked 24th in the nation as a bicycle friendly state, moving up 19 spots since 2009.

The announcement was made by the League of American Bicyclists at their third annual rankings. The state of Tennessee also improved, and it moved to 24th place this year, from a number 43 ranking last year. Locally, Chattanooga has been recognized as a bronze level bicycle friendly city.

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9:42pm

Wed June 9, 2010
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Sculpture And Glass Creations Debut At Chattanooga's River Gallery

Chattanooga, TN – A new exhibit features two very unique artists at Chattanooga's River Gallery, in the Bluff View Art District. Russell Whiting uses a torch to carve dynamic human figures out of steel. Jacquelyne Collett creates glass constructions-colorful, mysteriously opaque, eye-catching pieces.

Today, we will visit the River Gallery and hear from both artists.

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9:39pm

Wed June 9, 2010

3:16pm

Mon June 7, 2010
WUTC Local

5th Annual Connecting the Dots Summit Held in Chattanooga

Chattanooga, TN – This year's Summit focused on connecting the dots between the "Ready By 21 initiative and local art organizations, social agencies, and interested community members.

Chattanooga is one of five cities chosen to be a part of Ready by 21 SouthEast Challenge.

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6:48pm

Thu June 3, 2010
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Red Clay Season Begins

Chattanooga, TN – Red Clay Historic Park is located in the extreme Southwest corner of Bradley County Tennessee, just above the Tennessee-Georgia State Line. The park encompasses 263-acres of narrow valleys formerly used as cotton and pasture land. This summer it will be the location of several events for the community.

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7:48pm

Thu May 27, 2010
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A Hike On Stringer's Ridge

Chattanooga, TN – On Saturday morning, the Tennessee River Gorge Trust and the Trust for Public Land had an event showing off the new Stringer's Ridge wilderness sanctuary.

Although the trails aren't quite yet cleared off, the public was allowed a sneak peek at the natural beauty and the spectacular views.

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7:04pm

Thu May 27, 2010
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Who Fest This Weekend

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