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109th Tennessee General Assembly
4:54 am
Mon February 16, 2015

News From The Hill: Tom Humphrey 04

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The deadline for introducing legislation has come and gone. WUOT's Chrissy Keuper speaks with Tom Humphrey about some of the bills that made it under the wire...

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Arts and Culture
12:00 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

"Master Harold" Examines Race Through The Lens Of Apartheid

Bryant Bentley (left), Rico Bruce Wade and Eric Sorrels star in the Clarence Brown Theatre production of Athol Fugard's "Master Harold...and the Boys."
Credit Liz Aaron

The place is South Africa, during the time of apartheid. A young white man, referred to as Master Harold, has a tense relationship with his black servants, Sam and Willie. The play is called Master Harold...and the Boys, and it’s rooted in the real life experiences of playwright Athol Fugard.

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Economics / Health
9:50 am
Wed February 4, 2015

Dialogue: Food Insecurity And Hunger In East Tennessee

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WUOT's Chrissy Keuper spoke with Elaine Streno, the Executive Director of the Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee, and Pamela Williams, Director of the Davis YMCA and founder of the Knoxville Community Giving Gardens, about why more people are hungry in our area, especially children… 

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Politics
11:22 am
Mon February 2, 2015

The Political Battle For Insure Tennessee

Governor Bill Haslam and TennCare director Darin Gordon.

On Monday, February 2, the Tennessee General Assembly began a special session to take up the matter of Insure Tennessee.

WUOT’s Brandon Hollingsworth reports this session could be the make-or-break moment for Governor Bill Haslam’s long-debated compromise measure to provide health coverage to uninsured Tennesseans.

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109th Tennessee General Assembly
5:00 am
Mon February 2, 2015

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Tennessee’s 109th General Assembly starts a special session this week on Governor Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal.

WUOT’s Chrissy Keuper has this week’s News from the Hill with Tom Humphrey… 

 

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Science and Society
5:50 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

The Method: A Focus On Children's Health

Winter's gloomy days and long nights can contribute to seasonal affective disorder in children as well as adults.
Credit National Park Service

The edition of The Method focuses on issues surrounding children’s health.

Seasonal Affective Disorder is a temporary depression that often shows up in the winter. You may think of it as a problem only for adults. But the American Academy of Pediatrics estimates three percent of children between the ages of 9 and 17 suffer from it. Child and adolescent psychiatrist John Kupfner of Peninsula Lighthouse in East Tennessee says  he believes the condition is under-diagnosed in children.

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109th Tennessee General Assembly
6:29 am
Mon January 26, 2015

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Tennessee’s 109th General Assembly is in the middle of a two week break, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing happening at the capitol.

WUOT’s Chrissy Keuper has this week’s News from the Hill with Tom Humphrey… 

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109th Tennessee General Assembly
5:24 am
Tue January 20, 2015

News From The Hill: Tom Humphrey 01

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We've finished the first week of the 109th Tennessee General Assembly, and WUOT's Chrissy Keuper catches up on the week's activities with political reporter and blogger Tom Humphrey...

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Art
6:36 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Richard Jolley And The Cycle Of Life

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Last summer, patrons of the Knoxville Museum of Art welcomed a giant, permanent installation in the museum’s great hall... A group of steel and glass sculptures by Knoxville artist Richard Jolley.    

WUOT's Chrissy Keuper has a look at the piece... 

More information on the KMA's permanent glass exhibit here

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Education Policy
3:00 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Presidential Plan For Community College Education Has Tennessee Roots

President Barack Obama announces a plan for free community college nationwide. The president spoke at Pellissippi State Community College, Friday, January 9, 2014.
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In a speech at Pellissippi State Community College, President Barack Obama outlined plans to make community college tuition-free for certain students. Sound familiar? It should.

The president’s proposal is based in part on Tennessee Promise, Governor Bill Haslam’s plan to put college and technical education within reach of many Tennesseans.

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