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New Bill Could Improve Tennessee Water

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Clean-water legislation before Congress will be especially beneficial to Tennesseans if enacted, a University of Tennessee water quality specialist said Thursday. Tim Gangaware, associate director of UT’s Water Resource Research Center, said the bill would enable small rural utilities — which are prevalent in Tennessee — to more closely check water for

UT-Knoxville Names Summer Top Grads

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Summer semester top graduates at the University of Tennessee include four Knox County students. They are Cary Lincoln Bauer, Cheri Lee Cross, Matthew P. Rajkowski, and Judy Lynn Francis. Top graduates, who must have a grade-point average of 3.5 or above, have the highest marks in their colleges. UT-Knoxville’s summer graduation is

Degrees To Be Awarded At August Commencement

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Degrees will be awarded to 1,452 students Friday at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville’s summer commencement. The program begins at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, in the Thompson-Boling Arena. The commencement speaker is Dr. Alvin Trivelpiece, director of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and president of Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corp. UT President