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Longtime UT Music Professors Retire (271)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Two University of Tennessee music professors have recently retired after together spending half a century teaching at UT-Knoxville.  Dr. Jerry Coker founded UT-Knoxville’s jazz program which he coordinated for 22 years, and Dr. Stephen Young taught music history for 28 years. Both retired in December.  “The contributions that Dr. Coker and Dr.

Asian Problems Threaten U.S. Exports (330)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Economic problems in Asia have U.S. farmers concerned about their agricultural exports, a University of Tennessee farm policy analyst said Tuesday.  Dr. Daryll Ray, an agricultural economics professor who holds UT’s Blasingame Chair of Excellence in Agricultural Policy, said the full impact of the faltering Asian economy on U.S. farm exports is