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11:10am

Mon March 17, 2014
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'Live Well with a Better Memory' Event Coming up 3/25

Tracy Dougherty, speech language pathologist, will teach simple strategies to assist with memory in everyday life on 3/25 at 5:30 p.m. at Life Care Center of Hixson.  RSVPs are requested.  The event & dinner are free.

WUTC's Mark Colbert has this conversation with Dougherty.

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11:17am

Wed March 12, 2014
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Ocowassee Festival Features Dozens of Free Outdoor Activities 3/28 – 3/30

The first-ever Ocowassee Festival starts March 28th and offers a wide selection of free, family-friendly outdoor activities such as mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking, bird watching, orienteering and more.  In this interview, WUTC’s Michael Edward Miller discusses festival highlights with Tennessee State Park Ranger Angelo Giansante from the Hiwassee/Ocoee Scenic River State Park.

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10:05am

Wed March 12, 2014
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Chattanooga Autism Center Hosts Conference, Invites Public to Awareness Day Event

Credit Chattanooga Autism Center

April is Autism Awareness Month, and the Chattanooga Autism Center has two events planned: one will take place on Awareness Day, April 2nd, at Miller Plaza.  The other is a conference on April 4th at the Chattanooga Convention Center. 

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11:36am

Tue March 11, 2014
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'Local Hero Project' Seeks Short Films for Festival 3/20

The Local Hero Project is a short film festival within the Lookout Wild Film Festival here in Chattanooga. Everyone is invited to submit a short video--three minutes or less--about the outdoors. There’ll be a grab bag of prizes for a couple of winning videos, but every video will be shown on the night. All the videos will also be shown on Comcast’s “Get Local” channel, and some may even be part of a future Chattanooga Visitor’s Bureau commercial.

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11:27am

Tue March 11, 2014
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Southeast Youth Corps Hosts Golden Cairn Awards 4/3

The Southeast Youth Corps will host the 2014 Louis Ross Golden Cairn Awards on Thursday, April 3rd.  WUTC's Mark Colbert speaks with Corps members about the event.

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4:24pm

Wed March 5, 2014
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Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network Offering Training Seminar 3/6

There is no typical suicide victim.  No age group, ethnicity or background is immune.  But some troubled individuals display behaviors, either deliberately or inadvertently, that signal their suicide intent, and help is available.  The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network is offering a suicide prevention training seminar for mental health and substance abuse workers on Thursday, March 6th, and the seminar is open to the general public.  

WUTC's Mark Colbert speaks with Tricia Henderson of UTC’s Counseling Center about the event.

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1:47pm

Mon March 3, 2014
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Junior League of Chattanooga Hosts 'Clean Sweep' Fundraiser 3/15

WUTC's Mark Colbert interviews Junior League of Chattanooga members about their upcoming rummage-sale fundraiser on 3/15, which begins at 7:30 a.m. at Office Furniture Warehouse, located at 2700 Riverside Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37406.  The sale lasts until 4 p.m.

From a media release:

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11:57am

Fri February 28, 2014
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Set In Stone Offering Classes in the Creative Use of Concrete

In the mid 1990’s, Buddy Rhodes, a potter living in San Francisco, decided to try working with concrete rather than clay. Since then many other people have been inspired to try his techniques. He has written two books outlining his techniques and he also trains people in his approach. Justin Burd is one of his trainers. Justin and his partners own Set In Stone on W. Main Street.

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9:56am

Wed February 26, 2014
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Grab a Hat and Read With the Cat

Credit United Way of Greater Chattanooga

Read Across Chattanooga celebrates the birthday of Dr. Seuss at Hamilton Place Mall March 4th through the 8th with readings of his books each evening and a big birthday bash on Saturday. 

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10:11am

Tue February 25, 2014
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'Cocktails' Event 2/28 Supports Conservation at Chattanooga Zoo

Credit Chattanooga Zoo

Cocktails for Conservation is an annual event that supports on-going wildlife conservation programs at the Chattanooga Zoo

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4:05pm

Mon February 24, 2014
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AVA Seeks Artists for 'Seasoned Eye' Celebration

From a media release:

The Seasoned Eye: A Celebration of Artists Working for 20+ Years

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12:48pm

Mon February 24, 2014
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Physican Bands Battle in 'Med Rock' Competition 3/1

Linda Benton from the Chattanooga Hamilton County Medical Alliance joins us to talk about Med Rock, a battle of the bands that benefits a scholarship fund.

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5:19pm

Fri February 21, 2014
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On 2/24, UTC Premieres New Documentary on Chattanooga's Civil Rights Movement

On the afternoon of Friday February 19, 1960, 12 honors students from Howard High School sat down at a segregated “whites only” lunch counter in downtown Chattanooga. Their protest marked the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement in Chattanooga. A new documentary honoring nine Chattanoogans whose actions were pivotal in the Civil Rights Movement will receive its premiere in UTC’s University Center Auditorium on Monday February 24 at 5:15. Richard Winham has excerpts from the documentary, and talks with Dr.

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3:00pm

Wed February 19, 2014
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Glass Expert Dean Six Appearing At Houston Antiques Sale 2/21 - 2/23

WUTC's Michael Edward Miller speaks with antique glass expert Dean Six, who will appear at the 40th annual Houston Museum Antiques Show & Sale.

From a media release:

Houston Museum’s 40th Annual Antiques Show & Sale Feb. 21-23

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2:19pm

Wed February 19, 2014
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UTC presents the Dave Walters Jazz Quartet on 3/3

From a media release:

The Music Department is pleased to present UTC piano instructor David Walters and the Dave Walters Jazz Quartet. Joining Mr. Walters are guest artists, and veterans of the Chattanooga Jazz scene Jeff McIntosh on woodwinds, Tom McLaren, bassist, and Mike Salter on drums. The performance will take place in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall, at UTC’s Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St., Chattanooga, March 3rd, 2014 at 7:30 PM. Admission is free and open to the public.

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