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Boomsday expected to bring around 300,000 people downtown

Posted: 08/26/2014 - The Boomsday firework show returns to the Henley Street Bridge this year, after organizers had to improvise while the bridge was under construction. It's one change folks can expect to see Labor Day weekend.

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Nail polish could detect date rape drugs

Updated: 08/26/2014 - Between Boomsday and the first UT football game, it's a big weekend in East Tennessee. With the extra celebration could come an extra danger.

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Blighted homes get second chance in Knoxville

Updated: 08/26/2014 - The City of Knoxville's Blighted Homes Redevelopment Program is helping breath new life into condemned homes and homes on the city's problem-properties list. It offers short-term loans to those willing to refurbish the properties

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Burger King buying Tim Hortons for about $11B

Posted: 08/26/2014 - Burger King is buying Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, creating the world's third-largest fast-food company.

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Vacuum maker TTI announces Tennessee expansion

Posted: 08/26/2014 - TTI Floor Care North America, the maker of Hoover, Dirt Devil and Oreck vacuum cleaners, is expanding its Tennessee plant and plans to double its work force at the facility over the next five years.

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New technology lets parents set controls for teen drivers

Posted: 08/26/2014 - Many parents fear letting their teenagers start to drive, and with good reason. Fatal auto crashes are the leading cause of death among Americans ages 15 to 20. But new technology can help give parents some peace of mind by letting them set a limit on the car's speed and by tracking the location of their teenage driver on the road.

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