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10:59am

Sat September 29, 2012
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Alcohol Enemas a New Fear for University Officials

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Before an unruly Tennessee party ended with a student hospitalized for a dangerously high blood alcohol level, most people had probably never heard of alcohol enemas.

Thanks to the drunken exploits of a fraternity at the University of Tennessee, the bizarre way of getting drunk is giving parents, administrators and health care workers a new fear.

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11:58am

Wed September 26, 2012
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UT Knoxville Police Issue Citations in Alcohol Poisoning

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — University of Tennessee Police have cited a dozen people for underage consumption of alcohol after a fraternity member was treated at the UT hospital for alcohol poisoning.

According to The Knoxville News Sentinel, those cited included 11 members of the campus Pi Kappa Alpha chapter and one guest.

Mark Broughton says his son, Alexander, was released from the hospital Sunday and is now back in class. The 20-year-old UT freshman ended up in the ER Saturday night with a blood alcohol level of 4.0, several times the legal limit.

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10:30am

Tue September 25, 2012
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After "Alcohol Enema" Student in Critical Condition

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A fraternity at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville has been suspended while campus police investigate an alcohol-related incident that left one student in critical condition.

According to a UT police department incident report obtained by The Knoxville News Sentinel, an unresponsive 20-year-old man was brought into the UT Medical Center early Saturday.

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10:27am

Tue September 25, 2012
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Gay Rights Controversy Hits UT-Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two administrators at the University of Tennessee say they can’t support health insurance benefits for same-sex partners of UT employees.

According to The Knoxville News Sentinel, a letter from university Chancellor Jimmy Cheek and Agriculture Chancellor Larry Arrington was read to a UT Faculty Senate meeting yesterday. In it, Cheek and Arrington stated that offering benefits to unmarried gay partners would violate state statute.

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