Tennessee Valley mother's warning after toddler temporarily paralyzed from tick bite

A Tennessee Valley mother has a warning for parents after she said her toddler became paralyzed by a tick bite. A similar case was reported in Mississippi over the summer. Cayla Bailey said her daughter Natalie Bailey, 2, woke up Sunday and couldn't stand...


UT interim engineering dean takes new role at White House

Lynne Parker is stepping down as interim dean of UT’s Tickle College of Engineering to serve as assistant director for artificial intelligence for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy...


Nashville Seeks Proposals To Modernize Street Parking

The city of Nashville has requested that private companies submit proposals on ways to improve street parking in Nashville, mainly by updating the metered parking in the city and bringing the technology to a new level...


Tariffs Front And Center Of U.S. Senate Race

In what will likely be one of the most hotly contested and expensive races this November for the U.S. Senate, Rep. Marsha Blackburn and Gov. Phil Bredesen squared off on Wednesday during one of the campaign's first forums. ..


ORNL helps NASA with testing space probe heading to the sun

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory helped NASA in testing its Parker Space Probe. The Plasma-Arc lamp is part of a facility at ORNL known as the "sun-in-a-box." It tested components for the probe that is currently heading to the sun. ..


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    When dementia takes over, what should you do if your loved one owns a gun?

    If you have a loved one that is suffering from dementia and owns guns, experts suggest talking to them sooner than later about getting guns out of the house. Alzheimer's Disease is the most common cause of dementia that triggers memory loss. The disease is heart-breaking to see progress, obscuring memories and thinking skills for those afflicted...


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    An urban cowboy rides through gang-ridden streets, preaching a gospel of redemption

    Tony Monroe spends five days a week riding his horse Grace through the most dangerous streets of Fresno, California. His peculiar pursuit began with a vision he had of himself riding a dark horse through a gang-controlled neighbourhood, which he took as a divine message. Twenty-five years later, Monroe is an odd yet familiar presence in Fresno, riding and preaching a Christian gospel of encouragement and God’s love to those who are struggling...


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    Multilayered Photos Capture the Energy of 10 International Cities

    How can you capture the rich culture of a city in one image? The Big Domain, a UK-based company specializing in holiday rentals around the world, attempted to give us a taste of well-known cities “in a split second” through the use of composite photography....


Tech Bites

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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...