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Fleischmann: ‘I want to do better job’

Cleveland Daily Banner

Date: 12/21/2014 3:10:00 PM

Lamar Alexander on the Interway Works Bill, which effectively resolved problems at Chattanooga’s Chickamauga Lock on the Tennessee River. The bill provides funding for a new lock, and maintenance for the existing lock. He stressed the impact the river

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Elliott: 'It Was Useless to Complain': The Union Army Forages North Hamilton County

Times Free Press

Date: 12/20/2014 9:27:00 PM

In Hamilton County, the Confederates controlled the area south and east of the Tennessee River, leaving just the areas extending into the north end of Hamilton County as possible ones from which to draw supplies. Meigs noted that wagon trains went

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WEATHER BLOG: Dry And Seasonable

CBS Baltimore

Date: 12/20/2014 6:30:00 AM

By afternoon, we may see a bit of rain break out. By Monday night, light rain will continue as a sharp upper level trough advances toward the region, and low pressure develops in the Tennessee River Valley. This system will push into the Great Lakes

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Kingston Ash Recovery Project Follows New EPA Guidelines - Beckley, Bluefield & Lewisburg News, Weather, Sports

59 WVNSTV

Date: 12/20/2014 1:25:00 AM

In addition to operating and investing its revenues in its electric system, TVA provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic

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Florence man indicted for capital murder of Deshler High School volunteer coach

Al.com

Date: 12/19/2014 11:11:00 PM

Court documents reveal an alleged story behind the killing that deals with gambling, threats of severed fingers and a body weighted down in the Tennessee River. Jeremy Leshun Williams, 30, is accused of killing the 27-year-old coach in November 2013

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• River: Tennessee River
• Surface Area: 67,100 Acres
• Shoreline: 899 Miles
• Length: 74 Miles
• Volume: 1,050,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 29,590 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 16 Feet
Wheeler Lake is the second-largest lake on the Tennessee River in Northern Alabama, second only to Guntersville Lake, its immediate upstream neighbor. Wheeler Lake is also bordered by Wilson Lake on its downstream side. The lake was constructed by the Tennessee Valley Authority just prior to World War II as a means of hydroelectric generation and flood control, as well as to facilitate navigation along the Tennessee River. Today the lake is mostly popular for recreation purposes and barge traffic. The name of this impoundment comes from Civil War general Joseph 'Fightin' Joe Wheeler, who frequented the area during the war and later returned to the area to live.
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