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Today in the Upper Cumberland

Today In The UC (Page) 05-13-15The 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. Lite Rock 95.9 knows the impact that local organizations have on this and surrounding communities.

Each week, Lite Rock 95.9 will have interviews with representatives of organizations that impact the Upper Cumberland.

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LISTEN: Protecting Land And Water

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The environment. It’s a hot button topic…sure to raise someone’s dander at just about any discussion. We explore the work of one group hoping to keep Tennessee’s environment safe and beautiful….the Nature Conservancy. Our guest on this week’s edition of Today In The Upper Cumberland….Nature Conservancy Tennessee Communications Director Paul Kingsbury. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each Saturday morning ... Read More »

LISTEN: Services Available For Veterans

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As Memorial Day approaches, a new director of Veterans Affairs prepares to take over in Putnam County. Find out from current director Mark Harris and outgoing director Chuck Mateyka about the services available to veterans in the community. We also update you on what is planned for Memorial Day in Putnam County. Today In The Upper Cumberland airs each Saturday ... Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland – Citizens United

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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. We explore that subject with Dr. Lori Maxwell, Political Science Professor at Tennessee Tech. Read More »

Today In The Upper Cumberland – Community Prevention Coalition of Jackson County

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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 »