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First look inside Chattanooga's dilapidated river barge, amid threat of sinking

Times Free Press

Date: 1/30/2015 1:17:00 AM

A lot of people want the dilapidated Casey barge gone from the Tennessee River in downtown Chattanooga. Yet news that it might be sinking prompted a flurry of activity to keep it from going down. A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge held an emergency hearing

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Neal Hopes To Keep Momentum Rolling

BassFan

Date: 1/29/2015 9:20:00 PM

I’d say it’ll be just about the same.” Mind On Winning While some may pigeon hole him as a Tennessee River ledge ace, Neal feels like he’s building his skillset to suit a variety of fisheries. He showed that by earning a check in every Tour event a

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Work at Kentucky Dam lock hits milestone

Associated Press

Date: 1/29/2015 6:27:00 PM

The newspaper reports the size of the current lock coupled with the high traffic on the Tennessee River causes commercial tows to be delayed for seven to nine hours at times. Those rates are near the highest in the nation. "The new lock will eliminate

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Nearly 250 new signs going up downtown

Knoxville News Sentinel

Date: 1/29/2015 5:42:00 PM

The new signs cover the downtown area from the Tennessee River north to the intersection of Broadway and Jackson Avenue, and from 11th Street and World’s Fair Park east to civic coliseum. They will replace more than 400 existing signs. “We are reducing

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Weekly Road Construction Report

Chattanoogan

Date: 1/29/2015 12:25:00 PM

Estimated project completion date is August 2015. [Mid-State Construction Co, Inc./JM/CNN294] U.S. 27 (SR-29) reconstruction project from Manufacturers Road (Olgiati Bridge over the Tennessee River) to U.S. 127 (SR-8, Signal Mountain Road/Boulevard

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• River: Tennessee River
• Surface Area: 160,300 Acres
• Shoreline: 2,380 Miles
• Length: 184 Miles
• Volume: 6,002,600 Acre Feet
Kentucky Lake is a major navigable reservoir along the Tennessee River in Kentucky and Tennessee. Created in 1944 by the Tennessee Valley Authority's impounding of the Tennessee River by Kentucky Dam, the 160,309-acre (649 km2) lake is the largest artificial lake by surface area in the United States east of the Mississippi River (though not the largest by volume; Lake Cumberland holds that distinction).
It provides a source for hydro-electric power and, as one of the lakes alluded to by the name of Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, is a recreational magnet in western Kentucky and Tennessee.
The lake holds records for the largest of three species of fish ever taken in Kentucky: white bass (5 lb.), Buffalo carp (55 lb.), and yellow perch (1 lb., 4 oz). It is also the major attraction for two Kentucky state parks: Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park to the north and Kenlake State Resort Park to the west.
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