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SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) - Government, educational and energy leaders
are meeting this week in southeastern Kentucky for the Tennessee
Valley Corridor National Technology Summit.
U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers of Kentucky's 5th District will deliver the
keynote at the event, which runs Wednesday and Thursday at The
Center for Rural Development in Somerset. The focus of the summit
is "Promoting America's Energy Security."
Rogers says the event will bring together people to collaborate
on energy issues, workforce development and job creation in rural
parts of the U.S.
U.S. Reps. Jimmy Duncan and Chuck Fleischmann of Tennessee are
to attend the summit, as well as Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Director Thom Mason, Tennessee Valley Authority Senior Vice
President Anda Ray, University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro
and Morehead State University President Wayne Andrews.