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Battle of the Bridge: Watch this Friday on Channel 10

usatodayhss.com

Date: 8/27/2014 10:42:00 PM

You won’t want to miss it. There isn’t much that separates Loudon and Lenoir City, geographically speaking, except the bridge across the Tennessee River. But every year there’s a battle for bragging rights of the bridge. It starts on the football

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Federal grand jury charges 3 with illegally removing Civil War era artifacts in Jackson County

Al.com

Date: 8/27/2014 10:25:00 PM

JACKSON COUNTY, Alabama -- Three men from Tennessee now face federal charges connected to the theft of Civil War era resources from the Tennessee River in north Alabama. A federal grand jury indicted Kenneth Stephen Fagin Jr., 38, of South Pittsburg

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Area Roundup: V the Noble One, State Fair

Argus Leader

Date: 8/27/2014 9:13:00 PM

Best known for songs like “Tennessee River,” “Dixieland Delight” and “If You’re Gonna Play in Texas (You Gotta Have a Fiddle in the Band),” the country crooners have had more than 30 No. 1 country records on the Billboard charts and have sold

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Chattanooga's Stormwater Regulations Board pulls back on stiff rules

Times Free Press

Date: 8/27/2014 9:02:00 PM

A Chattanooga regulatory board on Wednesday flushed two years of work on how better to stop raw sewage from pouring into the Tennessee River when it rains. Under pressure from developers who argued that proposed stormwater requirements could slow growth in

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Body of man found in Lake Guntersville identified

The Gladsden Times

Date: 8/27/2014 8:56:00 PM

According to Guntersville police, the body is that of Daniel Patrick Calhoun, 27, of Huntsville. Police say he committed suicide. The body was found about 7 a.m. Saturday just north of the U.S. Highway 431 bridge across the Tennessee River

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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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