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2015-02-28 16:22:53

TNVA joins unified coalition calling for renewal of the Virtual Public Schools Act to keep all virtual public schools open for students NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb.

2015-02-27 08:26:47

LAS CRUCES, N.M., Feb.

2015-02-27 08:26:19

The Rising Football Star Joins the Brand's Roster of World-Class Athletes AMSTERDAM, Feb.

2015-02-26 16:27:09

Graceland Presents the First, Permanent Elvis Exhibition Featuring Hundreds of Artifacts Never Before Displayed Outside of Graceland LAS VEGAS, Feb.

2015-02-24 23:14:46

The 2015 Winter Meeting of the Additive Manufacturing Consortium, held at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, brought more than 70 participants together for a high-level program of technical presentations

2015-02-24 12:28:40

ATLANTA, Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2015-02-21 23:01:55

Solar tax benefits, utility incentives and attractive financing options are prompting a growing number of businesses in Middle Tennessee to investigate solar as a way to reduce operating costs


Latest Tennessee Reference Libraries

Tennessee Walking Horse
2014-08-12 13:49:36

The Tennessee walking horse, also known as the Tennessee walker, is a breed of gaited horse that was developed in the state of Tennessee in America. It was developed in 1790, when Canadian pacers and Narragansett Pacers were crossbred with American mustangs. The resulting horse was one with a smooth gait that was able to perform variety of tasks. Later, other breeds were introduced into the bloodline including Morgan horses, Thoroughbred horses, and American saddlebred horses. The foundation...

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
2014-05-27 15:19:19

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American National Park located in the two states of North Carolina and Tennessee. The Great Smoky Mountains, from which the park received its name, are part of a small section of the Appalachian Mountain chain known as the Blue Ridge Mountains. The park holds 522,419 acres of federally protected land and was established in 1934, although Congress had sanctioned the development of the park in 1926. It is known as the first park to be funded in part...

2012-06-14 09:21:57

Symbol: STTE12 Group: Lichen Family: Stereocaulaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Stereocaulaceae Genus   Stereocaulon Hoffm. – snow lichen Species   Stereocaulon tennesseense H. Magn. ex Degel. – Tennessee snow lichen

2012-06-15 05:53:02

Symbol: LEEXL Group: Dicot Family: Brassicaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:KY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 05:53:03

Symbol: LEEXE Group: Dicot Family: Brassicaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:GA, TN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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  • A political dynamiter.
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