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KENTUCKY - TENNESSEE


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355.10 FEET
3/30/2015
Full Pool: 359.0
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Tennessee Valley Authority to open visitor centers Saturday

Associated Press

Date: 3/31/2015 1:17:00 AM

All five facilities offer information about TVA history, how TVA operates its electric system and how TVA manages the Tennessee River and its tributaries. TVA, the nation's largest public utility, serves 9 million people in parts of Tennessee, Alabama

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New plan includes no waterfront sites for campground

Decatur Daily

Date: 3/30/2015 10:20:00 PM

Decatur Parks and Recreation Director Jeff Dunlap during the council work session provided a new sketch that would reduce the number of additional campsites to 41 and leave the scenic hiking, biking and jogging trail along the Tennessee River unchanged

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Kelly Bostian: Weekend bass action heats up for anglers young and pro

Tulsa World

Date: 3/30/2015 9:40:00 PM

The top two teams in the championship will qualify to attend the BASS Nation national championship set for Kentucky Lake July 22-25, Minyard said. The championship opportunity is quite a prize. “We’re trying to get the word out to more teams,” he said

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Dalton State Men's Golf Tied For 4th At 15 Team River Rumble

Chattanoogan

Date: 3/30/2015 9:09:00 PM

Loudon, TN – The Dalton State men’s golf team finished tied for fourth Monday after the first round of the two-day, 36 hole Tennessee River Rumble at Tennessee National Golf Course. The hosts from Lincoln Memorial University are on top of the

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UTC's C.J. Fritz trying to be patient in injury recovery

Times Free Press

Date: 3/30/2015 9:08:00 PM

Day after day, C.J. Fritz glances toward the practice field by the Tennessee River. As a true freshman cornerback for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team in 2014, Fritz was in the mix for one of the starting positions, but that was cut

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• River: Tennessee River
• Length: 2,380 Miles
• Surface Area: 160,300 Acres
• Volume: 6,002,600 Acre Feet
• Length: 184 Miles
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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