ASTRO BOB Huge fireball may have dropped meteorites in Tennessee
Aug. 28 fireball from one of NASA's All-Sky cameras. It's so bright at the end the meteor completely saturates the detector.
A fabulously bright fireball, now estimated at magnitude -16 or some 20 t... Posted on 8/30/13 at 4:36 PM
THE NEW FORTY Confirmation. ;-)
I love receiving confirmation that the heart of humanity continues to beat vigorously.
WKRN-TV in Nashville, Tennessee provided said confirmation via the story of Scotty Maloney's homecoming win in ... Posted on 1/27/13 at 10:58 AM
FATHER KNOWS LAST Making Christmas Cookies
Once, and sometimes twice, in the weeks leading up to Christmas, my Mom would make her famous Christmas sugar cookies. They were, and still are, the best tasting cookies in the world! As fun as they w... Posted on 12/12/10 at 9:49 PM
A bus taking a church group home to North Carolina blew a tire, veered across a highway median and crashed into a sport utility vehicle and tractor-trailer Wednesday in a fiery wreck that killed eight people, authorities said.
Steve Megargee and Travis Loller
, October 02, 2013
"Upon extensive questioning, it is believed that members of the fraternity were using rubber tubing inserted into their rectums as a conduit for alcohol as the abundance of capillaries and blood vessels present greatly heightens the level and speed of the alcohol entering the bloodstream as it bypasses the filtering by the liver," Knoxville Police spokesman Darrell DeBusk said in a statement.
It took a jury only a few minutes Thursday morning to arrive at a guilty verdict for Cynthia Kusy, a Tennessee woman accused of luring a 16-year-old Grand Forks boy over the Internet and having sex with him early last year.
Cynthia Kusy, now 47, never had sex of any kind with the 16-year-old boy she spent an April weekend with last year in a Grand Forks motel after flying in from her Knoxville, Tenn., home, said her attorney in his opening statement Tuesday.
A Tennessee federal jury split its verdict Friday against nine people accused of operating a sex trafficking ring across three states run mostly by Somali refugee gang members, convicting three men and acquitting six.
VIDEO: Watch at bottom of page Powerful storms stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes wrecked two Indiana towns and killed at least eight people Friday as the system tore roofs off schools and homes, flattened a fire station, flipped over tractor-trailer trucks and damaged a maximum security prison. It was the second deadly tornado outbreak this week.
Bruce Schreiner and Ken Kusmer
, March 02, 2012
The Florida measure passed the House on Thursday 92-24. It awaits a full vote in the Senate. If passed, Florida would join three other states — Louisiana, Arizona and Tennessee — in approving legislation curtailing the use of foreign laws.
Seven of them — Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania — have either adopted a plan or are making substantial headway. But a recent Associated Press analysis found uneven progress among states setting up the new insurance exchanges, a linchpin of the law. In two states announced today — Kentucky and Tennessee — it's not clear whether policymakers will follow through. In Arkansas, officials concede that Washington will have to take the lead.
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