Celebrate Christmas like it's 1880

On the first two Saturdays in December, the historic settlement of Rugby, Tennessee, comes alive with Christmas spirit and visitors can celebrate the holidays as if it were still 1880, the year the town was settled. Highlights of the Victorian Christmas celebration include holiday music, hot drinks and cookies in the decorated historic buildings, a visit from Father Christmas and the sounds of carolers performing throughout the village....


Infant Ibuprofen Sold At CVS, Walmart, Family Dollar Recalled

The manufacturer, Tris Pharma, Inc. of Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, says this specific liquid medicine could have potentially higher concentrations of ibuprofen than listed. That could be especially dangerous for infants and could cause nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, or diarrhea....


New technology to help salt Knoxville roads in snow

The technology, developed by scientists at Oak Ridge and students at UT, uses lasers aboard planes to determine how much brine is needed to treat different sections of roads--and then dispenses exactly the right amount. The next time winter weather is in the forecast, one of Knoxville's seven brine trucks will have some help from above...


Sevier County named one of top 19 trending Airbnb destinations for 2019

Making travel plans for 2019? East Tennesseans can look no further than their own backyard for one of the year's most popular destinations. Based on a new report from Airbnb, the Great Smoky Mountains are one of the top 19 trending locations for 2019 vacationers. The report says homes in the Sevier County area have a 190 percent increase in year to year searches and bookings...


Chanukah in the City and some facts you might not know about the holiday

Hanukkah began Sunday night, and seeing as only 0.3 percent of people in Knoxville are Jewish, we thought we'd run through some of the questions that we get the most so you can be more informed at your next mixed holiday gathering...



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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...