GOP Presidential front-runner Donald Trump is firm in his conviction that he will win over Hispanics in America, even while his approval numbers among the country's largest minority tend to hover near  "you're kidding, right?"  Say what you want, but T

The Oak Ridge Symphony and Chorus kick off their 2015 season this Saturday evening featuring music with a British theme. Conductor, Dan Allcott leads the symphony as they perform Mendelssohn's "Hebrides Overture" and Haydn's "London Symphony."  Cellist, Wesley Baldwin will join them as they share Sir Edward Elgar's haunting Cello Concerto in E minor and chorus director, Seth Maples will lead their presentation of 2 Coronation anthems by Handel.  Following the concert will be a reception, where concert-goers can enjoy "tea and crumpets."

Since we began asking East Tennesseans the question "What keeps you up at night?", we've received a handful of responses that refer to the 24/7 challenges involved in taking care of others who are suffering.  

Ryan Jackson learned first-hand how difficult it can be when he dropped out of college to help take care of his ailing grandmother.   But he also learned it can be a rewarding, enriching experience.   

Mike Berry of the UT Downtown Gallery discusses a new exhibit displaying works by Art and Architecture non-exempt staff. 

We're excited to launch our Spanish-language version of WUOT's Tenn Words project this Sunday September 27 at the Hola Festival in downtown Knoxville.  If you're in the area to enjoy the food and music, please stop by and say "hola" and fill out one of the Tenn Words forms (there will be English-language forms available too).

The Knox County Public Library is partnering with NewsBank to create a digital archive of the Knoxville News Sentinel, for the years 1922 through 1990. The project is called From Papers to Pixels, and the library is in the midst of a huge fundraising campaign to pay for the result.

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Pianist Gustavo Romero. The Washington Post has referred to him as "A pianist of genius."

Finding Patterns In The History Of Human Warfare

Sep 16, 2015

Dr. Wu discusses her first book, Empires of Coal:  Fueling China's Entry into the Modern World Order.

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If you’ve never had to dig for public records, you might be surprised to know they’re not as public as you think. Obtaining copies of those records can rack up some hefty fees. Now, state officials are considering adding more fees, applying even when all you do is look at the documents yourself.