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Amendment 2 voting to commence in October

Fri Sep 19, 2014 03:00 a.m.

To amend or not to amend: that's what's on the ballot Nov. 4.

The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy hosted a round table discussion Wednesday between Governor Bill Haslam and former governor, Phil Bredesen, to ...

Sports

High student section attendance encourages team

Fri Sep 19, 2014 03:00 a.m.

Prior to the Volunteers' season opener, Butch Jones challenged the student body.

Following Tennessee's victory over Utah State – a contest which housed a sold-out student section – the second-year head coach issued yet another challenge to the newly named "Rocky ...

Arts & Culture

Arabian culture series to bring everyday perspective on Middle East

Fri Sep 19, 2014 03:00 a.m.

The sands and smells of the Middle East are drifting to Rocky Top.

Starting at 3 p.m. Friday, Professors Robert and Erin Darby, directors of UT's Dig Jordan study abroad program, will head "Engaging Arabia," a weekend-long series ...

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Junk food is junk food, with or without gluten

Fri Sep 19, 2014 03:00 a.m.

For the first time this summer, I baked gluten-free muffins.

The girls I babysat followed a gluten-free diet, and I had meticulously prepared breakfast without a trace of wheat protein.

As I peered into the oven, looking at these pumpkin-flavored ...