It may not help the Vols on the field, or maybe it will, but University of Tennessee fans do their best to vicariously influence the outcome of the UT-Florida football game: beating the Gators by eating the 'gators. As the game approaches – this year’s is the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 16, at the University of Florida in Gainesville – alligator meat consumption spikes in East Tennessee.
Anakeesta, the mountaintop attraction in Gatlinburg which began construction shortly before last November’s wildfire, opened to the public at last on Friday morning. The fire pushed its planned springtime opening back to June. Then word came the $47 million development would open in mid-August. But on Sept. 1, Chondola cars and chairs began taking tourists on a 14-minute trip from 576 Parkway for the first time to the 70-acre main site.
When football fans pour into Knoxville for the University of Tennessee’s first home game of the season, Sept. 9 against Indiana State, they’ll be pouring money into the local economy. How much? In August 2015, the UT Athletics Department hired Pennsylvania research firm Tripp Umbach to tally the total economic impact of UT sports. The resulting report, dated May 2016, says UT football has a $355.7 million annual economic impact.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
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Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
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Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
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