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Cirque du Soleil is latest stop in John Faltus’ successful career

  What can you do with a master’s degree in athletic training from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga? In the case of John Faltus, joining the circus is an option—Cirque du Soleil, that is. Faltus, a Rhode Island native who came to UTC by way of Boston, is today head athletic trainer on a North American tour of the Cirque du Soleil production Cortéo. Founded in the 1980s

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Research Dialogues set for April 14-15

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1980 shooting of black women the focus of Feb. 20 event

If You Go What: —“Black Heroines for Justice: 1980s Terrorism of the Ku Klux Klan in Chattanooga and the Women Who Stood Against Them” When: 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20 Where: Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. Martin Luther King Blvd. Admission: Free Information: Tiffany Herron at yxm968@mocs.utc.du The history Viola Ellison, Lela Evans, Opal Jackson and Katherine Johnson were hit with shotgun pellets fired from a moving car

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Year of the Metal Rat: Student art exhibit takes advantage of temporary space

The juried student show features pieces selected by Jiha Moon, visiting juror and artist from Georgia State University. Year of the Metal Rat is on display at the Contemporary Cress, 123 E. 7th Street in Chattanooga until Feb. 21.

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Social work students help the Fire Department help others

The 911 call comes into the fire department and the adrenaline starts to flow. Where’s the fire? How bad is it? How many firefighters does it require? But it’s not a fire call after all. Some elderly or disabled person needs help getting up from a fall or from a wheelchair into bed. They may be having trouble picking up the TV remote, even getting something to eat. “If

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