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Officials Plan NFL Exhibition Game Traffic

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.– Arrive early, plan ahead and ride shuttles to prevent traffic congestion to and from Saturday’s Washington Redskins-Houston Oilers football game at Neyland Stadium, traffic officials said Thursday. Dr. Steve Richards, who chairs the University of Tennessee football traffic committee, said traffic delays can be minimized if motorists park at the Knoxville Civic Coliseum

Explosion Report Completed

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Failure to seal a glass flask containing chemical by-products was the apparent cause of an explosion that injured two University of Tennessee students Aug. 3, a report said Thursday. William King and Yongsoon Shin, graduate students in chemistry at UT-Knoxville, received cuts when a glass container exploded following a procedure to synthesize

Degrees To Be Awarded At August Commencement

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Degrees will be awarded to 841 students Friday at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville’s summer commencement. John Seigenthaler, chairman and founder of the Freedom Forum First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University, will deliver the commencement address. The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. in Thompson-Boling Arena. UT President Joe Johnson will confer the

Carmakers Not Ready to Mass Produce Electric Cars, UT Prof Says

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.– The automobile industry is getting pushed too hard to mass produce electric vehicles too soon, a University of Tennessee engineering professor said Thursday. Putting electric vehicles on the market before they are perfected and less expensive could turn many people against them, Dr. Jeff Hodgson said. The American Automobile Manufacturing Association has launched