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Norris Dryer
9:54 am
Fri October 31, 2014

We Bid Farewell To An Old Friend

Credit WUOT News, Matt Shafer Powell

Norris Dryer estimated he spent 41 years of his life in radio. Thirty-four of those years were spent at WUOT.

Norris passed away Thursday, October 30 at the age of 71 following a long battle with cancer. A remembrance/pot-luck gathering of friends will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, November 10, at The Standard, 416 W. Jackson Avenue in Knoxville

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Community Partnership
8:40 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Support WUOT today and you’ll be a real STAR!

  Today is Community Partnership Day! If you donate  between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m., your pledge will count toward our goal of 400 pledges. And if we reach 400 pledges, you’ll help the Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding (STAR) get a much-needed facelift.

If we receive 400 pledges by 8 p.m. today, two different couples, Mark and Heather Murphy of Boulder Designs, and Tom and Janice Christman, will donate $5,000 worth of signage and landscaping to give STAR’s entrance a new look.

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2014 Fall Fund Drive
1:53 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

WUOT's Whitney Dodds Completes The Habanero Challenge

Credit Cindy Hassil

Click here to see video proof that Whitney Dodds did indeed ingest a habanero pepper in response to a listener challenge.

Big Ears Drawing
1:52 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Big Ears 2015 Drawing

  BIG EARS 2015 DRAWING
Thursday, Oct. 30 6A-8P

Donate today and you might be spending the weekend at Big Ears 2015!

We’re into Day 4 of the Fall Fund Drive, and today we’re offering something pretty special to encourage you to support the station: If you donate by 8 p.m. today, you’ll have the chance to spend the weekend at Big Ears 2015 March 27-29, 2015!

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Pet Pledge Day
12:13 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

What Your Pets Aren't Telling You

 Your pets are an important part of your life.  But what do they want us to know?  What's on their minds?   In honor of Pet Pledge Day and with apologies to Buzzfeed:

DONATE NOW

If we receive 350 donations by 8:00 pm Wednesday, Dream Katcher Lodge will donate $1000 to the HABIT program.  Please help us reach this important goal!

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Religion and Spirituality
5:50 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

USC Professor Explores Sharia And The Constitution

Professor Sherman Jackson.
Credit Mira Zimet/University of Southern California

University of Southern California professor Dr. Sherman Jackson is both an American and a Muslim. That’s put him front and center on the debates over Islamic culture in the U.S. He’s been working to bridge the divides and provide answers he hopes both sides can use to understand each other better. On Tuesday evening, October 28, he brings that perspective to the University of Tennessee as a guest of the Religious Studies Department. He’ll speak on the concept of sharia and its interactions with U.S. laws and culture.

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Pet Pledge Day
2:52 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Today is Pet Pledge Day!

HABIT: Human-Animal Bond in Tennessee

  It’s Pet Pledge Day! Pledge in honor of your pets AND help Human-Animal Bond in Tennessee (HABIT)!

Today is a day to honor your furry (and not so furry) friends while supporting the station you care about. But wait, there’s more! Today is your chance to “Make it a HABIT” to donate to WUOT AND support a worthy nonprofit!

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Arts
2:43 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Holiday Treat Time!

Donate today and you may be enjoying a night at The Nutcracker and dinner at Aubrey’s!

  It’s the second day of the Fall Fund Drive, and today we’re looking forward to the holidays: If you donate by 8 p.m., you’ll have the chance to win a holiday treat!

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Fall Fund Drive 2014
4:22 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

WUOT Celebrates 65th with Drive Kick-Off

  Happy Birthday, WUOT! Sixty-five years ago today, WUOT went on the air for the very first time. We’ve come a long way. WUOT now offers analog and digital signals, streams on the web, has TWO channels of 24/7 programming, and produces some amazing local programming, some of which has been recognized by prestigious organizations as the best in the country!

Yes, WUOT has come a long way, and YOU helped make that possible with your annual gifts of support. Thank you!

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Changing Course
2:39 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Changing Course: Animals At Play

Credit www.farallones.org Bob Landis

 In the latest episode of WUOT's Changing Course, Gordon Burghardt discusses play throughout the animal world and his upcoming pregame showcase.

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