Tennessee Will Move 80-Ton Rock

July 15, 2009

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville is today moving the Rock, all 80 tons of it, across the street, The Knoxville News-Sentinel reported. The Rock is commonly used by students for free expression, but it sits where the university wants to build a new student health center. If the Rock breaks in transit, the university plans to replace it and to auction off the pieces.

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