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Monthly Archives: March 2020

Tennessee governor announces safer-at-home order

By KIMBERLEE KRUESI and ADRIAN SAINZ Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee issued a statewide “safer-at-home” order on Monday to help stem the state’s rapid spread of coronavirus, mandating the closure of all nonessential businesses while urging residents to remain at home whenever possible for the …

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Second Covid-19 case confirmed at UTC

From George Heddleston, Vice Chancellor Communication and Marketing On Sunday, March 29, 2020, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga officials were informed that a member of the UTC campus community tested positive for COVID-19. In accordance with guidance from public health officials at the county and state levels, this notice is …

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Virus coordinator Birx is Trump’s data-whisperer

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and AAMER MADHANI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — For many in the public health and political worlds, Dr. Deborah Birx is the sober scientist advising an unpredictable president. She’s the data whisperer who will help steer President Donald Trump as he ponders how quickly to restart an …

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Satisfactory/No Credit Grading

From Mocs News Staff Are you afraid you won’t make the grade? UTC officials announced a change in grading. Here’s what was announced. Sent on behalf of Provost Jerold Hale and Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Vice Chancellor Yancy Freeman: Satisfactory/No Credit Grading Many students are concerned that disruptions due …

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Will Trump’s Impeachment Go As Planned?

WASHINGTON (AP) – The latest in Washington in regards to President Trump’s Impeachment[AM1]  Trial is that[AM2]  John Bolton, former National Security Advisor, plans to testify[AM3] .  New allegations from him took attention on the suspected corruption in Ukraine. This past Wednesday fellow senators asked almost 100 different questions ranging from executive power …

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Chattanooga Margarita Festival Announced

CHATTANOOGA- Chattanoogans to prepare for the most unique event of the year. Chattanooga residents, margarita lovers, and twenty-one-year-olds across the board can plan to clear their schedule for the 14th of May. The First Tennessee Pavilion will host the second annual Chattanooga Margarita Festival as summer in the Gig City …

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Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus

By JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, royal officials confirmed Wednesday — touching off criticism over whether his wealth and status gave him priority in receiving a test. The 71-year-old is …

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Update: May Graduation dates now set in August

We are writing regarding the rescheduling of the Spring 2020 commencement ceremonies.  Pending CDC and COVID-19 developments, the new commencement dates will be: August 7, 2020 (Friday):         Graduate Student Commencement                                                       2:30 p.m. ET ceremony for all colleges August 8, 2020 (Saturday):    Undergraduate Student Commencement                                                       9:00 a.m. ET College …

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