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Aug 2, 2013

It's officially "Tennessee Annual Sales Tax Holiday!" Tax-free weekend has begun! It goes NOW through Sunday.  

Jul 31, 2013

As teachers in the school district of Clarksville, Arkansas gear up for fall classes, they'll be creating lesson plans, deciding on textbooks and making sure they have their handguns on the ready.

Jul 29, 2013

If you aren’t sleeping well there’s one thing you can blame. The moon!

 

Researchers say the findings are the first reliable evidence that lunar rhythms can influence sleep in humans, scientists added.

 

The moon often gets blamed for madness on Earth. In fact, the Latin name for the moon, Luna, is the root of the word "lunatic."

 

However, research has repeatedly shown the full moon apparently has no effect on human health.

 

Jul 26, 2013

An east Tennessee's mans ashes that were placed in a bottle and set to sea were found near Key West, Florida.

Jul 24, 2013

 

I don’t know what it is about quitting a job that makes everyone nervous, but it happens.

 

I came across an article online that might help all of us if we find that we are moving on from one company to another.

Jul 22, 2013

There are 176 different species of mosquitoes in the United States, and their bites can be a big problem, sometimes causing death. Officials say mosquitoes prefer certain people over others.

 

Most people say they hate them.

Jul 19, 2013

An 11-month-old girl died Thursday after being locked inside of a hot SUV parked outside a business owned by her family in Homewood, south of Birmingham.

The child, Gabriella Luong, died at an area hospital after she was found unresponsive in the vehicle.

Police have said the temperature inside the SUV was nearly 130 degrees when they arrived.

Katie Luong, the girl's mother, told AL.com Thursday that she wishes she could have traded places with Gabriella.

"If I had to die for her to live, I would have done that," she told the newspaper.

Jul 18, 2013
Being told you look younger than you actually are is the best confidence booster a person can receive, according to a new survey carried out by the U.K.'s Transform Cosmetic Surgery.  Top 10 Confidence Boosters:
  1. Being told you look younger than you actually are 
  2. Being told your hair looks nice 
  3. Being praised by peers
  4. Being asked if you've lost weight 
  5. Getting a wolf whistle 
  6. Being told your children are well-behaved 
  7. A partner telling you you look attractive&nb
Jul 16, 2013

The Knoxville Police Department says a medical alert scam that has targeted senior citizens in Middle Tennessee is now popping in our area.

 

Jul 12, 2013

With all of the rain we've had here in ETN we need this guy cause I'm not sure TDOT or the city and county can keep up with all of the potholes.

 

A man dubbed the "pothole Robin Hood" is under police investigation for taking asphalt from the city of Jackson, Miss., and filling in potholes on city streets.

 

Ron Chane admits that he takes the asphalt and repairs potholes, and then signs the filled-in holes with the message "citizen fixed,".