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2015-02-20 16:24:45

Football fans invited to submit own videos, donate to St. Jude MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb.

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2015-02-20 16:03:16

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck If you’re one of the Tennessee residents that has been awakened by loud explosions recently, you have an unusual weather phenomenon known as cryoseisms to thank for your lack of sleep. What is a cryoseism? According to WKRN News in Nashville, several people living in middle Tennessee have heard what they describe as “loud booms” or “explosions” in the middle of the night. Some have called the local news or even 911 believing that...

2015-02-19 16:31:02

Executives from Kay® Jewelers, The Eric Trump Foundation, other major supporters help open new facility which will double surgical capability, expand research and global collaboration efforts

2015-02-18 23:09:09

Comdata announces its agreement with QuikTrip Corporation to expand the reach of fuel discounts through the Comdata Fuel Consortium (CFC) network. Brentwood,

2015-02-17 23:06:13

Harbor Village Detox comments on a recent article published by WCYB about a new law in Tennessee regarding pregnant women and drug addiction. USA (PRWEB) February

2015-02-17 23:02:10

February is National AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month and Dr.

2015-02-17 12:20:42

Nominations now open for Fuel the Cause contest NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

2015-02-16 12:25:40

Clinics in Midtown, Raleigh and Hickory Hill Expected to Resume Regular Business Hours Tomorrow MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb.

2015-02-11 12:26:55

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year in the United States, suicide claims over 40,000 lives - more than war, murder, and natural disasters combined.


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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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.