Everything you need to know about Boomsday 2014

Updated: 08/22/2014 - The 27th anniversary of Knoxville's Boomsday Festival will be held on Saturday, August 30, along Neyland Drive at Volunteer Landing. Planners say the day will be filled with tons of fun and of course, the nation’s largest Labor Day weekend fireworks show!

Chattanooga digitizing old city records

Posted: 10:46 AM - Chattanooga is digitizing hundreds of thousands of city records with a $2.6 million project that city leaders say will increase government transparency and efficiency.

Tennessee inmates sue over electric chair

Posted: 08/22/2014 - The Tennessean reports that the lawsuit filed Friday says using the electric chair runs afoul of constitutional protections against cruel and unusual punishment.

Ice bucket challenge goes awry, Ky firefighters hurt

Posted: 08/22/2014 - A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters who were injured when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students who were taking part in an "ice bucket challenge."

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