National News

NAADA announces new board and officers for 2014-2015

UTIA Vice Chancellor elected president ST. PAUL, Minn. – At its recent annual conference in State College, Penn., the membership of the National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association elected its leadership team for the coming year. Keith Barber, Vice Chancellor of Institutional Advancement at University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, …

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Passing of Park Deputy Superintendent

Great Smoky Mountains National Park staff are mourning the loss of Deputy Superintendent Patty Wissinger, age 55, who passed away Friday night of cancer. Wissinger was recently selected as the Smokies Deputy Superintendent last August. “Our park family, not only at the Smokies, but throughout the service, has suffered a …

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Weston Wamp Interview

Congress Candidate, Weston Wamp stopped by the BBB TV 12 Studios on June 4, 2014 to talk about the campaign for the 3rd District Congressional Seat while on his tour of the 3rd District in his Traveling headquarters. Here is his interview with Dudley Evans on BBB TV 12  

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Fruit growers warned to beware of new pest

Spotted Wing Vinegar Fly can devastate small fruit crops NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Experts with the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture are sounding the alarm on a tiny new pest that can cause significant damage to many fruit crops. The spotted wing drosophila (SWD) is a vinegar fly (sometimes inaccurately …

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Customer Value and Flexibility Drive OnStar 4G LTE Pricing

Data plans start at $5 monthly after three-month or three gigabytes trial service DETROIT – OnStar ushers in a new generation of connected vehicles next month with in-vehicle 4G LTE, which launches with a trial period of three months or three gigabytes, whichever comes first. The 2015 Chevrolet Malibu will be …

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