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Is Wednesday's earthquake a sign of things to come in Tennessee?

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck eastern Tennessee and could be felt as far away as Atlanta. The light earthquake occurred Wednesday around 4:14 a.m. about 7 miles (11 kilometers) northeast of Decatur. About 13 minutes later, a 3.3 magnitude aftershock then struck. A second and third aftershock, registering 1.3 and 1.4 magnitudes respectively, was felt at 5:00 a.m. and 5:41 a.m...

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House Passes Bill calling for AED devices in schools

On Thursday the House of Representatives passed legislation House Resolution 35 that was introduced by Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr. R-Tenn. that would encourage every state in the Country to require Automated External Defibrillators at all schools to aid students suffering cardiac arrests...

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Elon Musk tweets Tesla to open a service center in Knoxville

Business mogul and Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk tweeted his electric car line will open a service center in Knoxville. Musk responded to a question on Twitter after re-tweeting from the official Tesla account of new Tesla retail locations....

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Tennessee Republican sparks pushback after vaccine comment

A Tennessee physician recently elected to Congress received criticism Thursday from top state leaders for alleging without evidence that vaccines may cause autism...

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Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in America, CDC confirms

Fentanyl is now the most commonly used drug involved in drug overdoses, according to a new government report. The latest numbers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics say that the rate of drug overdoses involving the synthetic opioid skyrocketed by about 113% each year from 2013 through 2016...

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    Festival of Photons in Oak Ridge

    Children and their parents can play with laser lights, dance under a disco ball and learn about photons at a unique new winter festival in Oak Ridge. The American Museum of Science and Energy is hosting the festival at its new location at Main Street Oak Ridge. Museum educators have designed a special room where people can experiment with light, pointing lasers on the wall and learning the properties of light...

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    Bible is written in code that predicts future events

    Searching for patterns is how we make sense of the world. We look for meaning in the often-overwhelming chaos by making connections between symbols and events. Some times these are meaningful discoveries, resulting in good science and breakthrough insights. Other times, these patterns may lead nowhere but still help us focus energies on what's important...

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    Christian Alternatives To Facebook

    Many Christians have gotten a little fed up with Facebook. Whether they are finding that their posts mysteriously disappear, or are not shared with all of their friends due to Facebook’s decision to censor religious speech, (Facebook, Apple, Google censoring religious speech?) or they are tired of posts that use inappropriate pictures or language, or they just want a place where they can go to get uplifted and encouraged, Christians have been looking for alternatives to Facebook...

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    Don't forget that Instagram is creepy, too

    With Facebook in the news for all the wrong reasons this week, it may be tempting to overlook the social media giant's photo-oriented sibling, Instagram. That would be unwise. Instagram, which you should absolutely never forget is owned by Facebook, has around 800 million monthly active users — and it exploits their data for ad targeting much like its scandal-prone big brother. This should worry you...