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Supreme Court Justice Kagan visits UT

Supreme Court Justice Kagan visits UT

The fourth female to sit on the Supreme Court was in East Tennessee on Friday. Justice Elena Kagan presented the annual Rose Lecture at UT.

In the audience were law students and faculty, along with federal, state and local judiciary.

Part of her discussion focused on being a female sitting on the Supreme Court. She credits the women who came before her who helped pave the way.

"I feel pretty lucky that I haven't had to surmount all that many barriers or jump over that many hurdles because I was a woman," said Justice Kagan.

Street gets new name in honor of Joy of Music School founder

Street gets new name in honor of Joy of Music School founder

A street near Downtown Knoxville now honors a former community leader. On Thursday, city officials changed the name of "Travis Avenue" to "James Dick Lane" in honor of the late James Dick, Sr.

The Joy of Music School is located along the street. Dick founded the school in 1998 to give free music lessons and instruments to children who couldn't afford them but want to learn. Dick passed away last year.

School directors say the street's new name will help his legacy live on.

Peyton Manning to attend dedication of his namesake street

Peyton Manning to attend dedication of his namesake street

Peyton Manning Pass got a makeover this season with an orange and white checkerboard and power T.

On Friday, the street will be re-dedicated, and Peyton Manning himself will be there! The dedication is set for 4:30.

All Vol fans are welcome.

Disability Mentoring Day at the City

Disability Mentoring Day at the City

From the City of Knoxville

Mayor Rogero Announces Hire of City's First Urban Forester

Mayor Rogero Announces Hire of City's First Urban Forester

From the City of Knoxville

Dooley has hip surgery; will be in Press Box Saturday

Dooley has hip surgery; will be in Press Box Saturday

Tennessee Vols head football coach Derek Dooley joked about his hip being injured with the media Tuesday morning, then that afternoon had surgery to repair it, according to Volquest.com.

Dooley had noticed the injury several weeks ago, but thought it was a muscular issue.  Last Friday, he went in for an MRI, and yesterday doctors quickly arranged the surgery to repair a fracture in his left hip.

Surgeons inserted a pin into his left hip.  According to Volquest, Dooley's only other option was a full hip replacement.

Summitt returns to UT-Martin to unveil statues

Summitt returns to UT-Martin to unveil statues

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) -- Pat Summitt returned to her roots at the University of Tennessee at Martin to unveil statues honoring her and two other women who have helped influence women's basketball.

Summitt spoke briefly on Saturday at the campus for the unveiling of statues that honor

Summitt, retired women's athletic director Bettye Giles and former coach Nadine Gearin.

The Jackson Sun reported that Summitt called her time as a player at UT-Martin the best thing that ever happened to her.