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Today in the Upper Cumberland

TodayInTheUC (Page) 04-17-15The Upper Cumberland. It’s where we live. It’s where we work. It’s where we raise our families. The people and organizations in our community are what make it tick. 106-9 Kicks Country knows the impact that local organizations have on this and surrounding communities.

Each week, 106-9 Kicks Country will have interviews with representatives of organizations that impact the Upper Cumberland.

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LISTEN: Political Campaigns After The Citizens United Case

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It’s been five years since the US Supreme Court decided in favor of Citizens United in a case that has had dramatic impacts on the way political campaigns operate. Today In The Upper Cumberland, we explore that subject with Dr. Lori Maxwell, Political Science Professor at Tennessee Tech. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs every Saturday morning at 7 and ... Read More »

LISTEN: Jackson County’s Fight Against Prescription Drug Abuse

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Jackson County, one of three Upper Cumberland communities, to receive state grants to focus on the problem of prescription drug abuse among teenagers. The Community Prevention Coalition of Jackson County is leading the fight – with community leaders, school officials, students, parents, and law enforcement working together on the issue. We explore their work – and see how the community ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland – Jim Shipley

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Jim Shipley has spent some 20 years as Cookeville’s City Manager. Now, he prepares to step down and retire. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/75428844″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland – Fitness Goals

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How is your move toward a healthier 2015 going? If you’re trying to set your resolutions in motion, we have support from experts, trainers at the Putnam County YMCA. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/73894058″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland – Student Assessment

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Schools, local leaders and parents are very interested in assessment and testing. A new tool is now available thanks to work being done at Tennessee Tech. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/71463492″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]   Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland – Domestic Violence 2

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With the week’s announcement about the NFL building a conduct policy that deals with domestic violence, we continue our look at the issue and the resources available in the Upper Cumberland. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/64369610″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland – Domestic Violence

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We explore the issue of domestic violence and the resources available in the Upper Cumberland through the Genesis House and Avalon Center. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/62771553″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland – Jim Davis

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Sit down with Tennessee Tech Womens Basketball Coach Jim Davis as the East Tennessee native talks about his team, college basketball, and cutting his teeth as a head coach. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/61308209″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland – Alzheimers

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We continue our look at Alzheimers and the resources available to help families in the Upper Cumberland through Alzheimers Tennessee. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/59531273″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Read More »