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    13 local organizations named winners of First Tennessee Foundations's 150 Days of Giving contest

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    Local organizations right in our backyard were named winners of First Tennessee Foundation's 150 Days of Giving contest. More>>

    Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

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    Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that service was largely restored after a problem during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours. More>>

    JCFD's lengthy search for new assistant fire chief to start over

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    The lengthy search for Johnson City's next assistant fire chief is taking another unexpected turn. The job has remained vacant since April 2013 and now we're learning the two finalists for the job don't want it.  More>>

    Instructor accidentally shot by girl, 9, dies

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    Authorities say an Arizona shooting instructor has died after he was accidentally shot while showing a 9-year-old girl how to use an automatic Uzi. More>>

    Tenn. lawmaker calls Haslam 'traitor' to GOP

    A Republican state lawmaker is calling Gov. Bill Haslam a "traitor to the party" over efforts by a political action committee run by supporters to defeat lawmakers who opposed the administration on Common Core education... More>>

    Bass Pro's bowling alley built by Tri-Cities crew Video included

    "My goal is, is to build a bowling center that will last 40 years - just as they did when I started in 1982,” said Wes Snyder a foreman for Brunswick Installation. "My goal is, is to build a bowling center that will last 40 years - just as they did when I started in 1982,” said Wes Snyder a foreman for Brunswick Installation.
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    If you're a hunter or fisherman Bass pro sells all the gear you need, but where does bowling fit in?  The new store features a bowling alley and we found out the lanes are already rich with history. More>>

    Kingsport woman arrested after police find Subutex, marijuana, drug paraphernalia in home

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    Kingsport Police Department detectives and officers arrested a woman Tuesday on drug charges after they found prescription drugs, marijuana and drug paraphernalia in her home. More>>

    Military jet crashes in Virginia, sheriff's office says

    This is a graphic of an F-15. (Source: AP Graphics Bank) This is a graphic of an F-15. (Source: AP Graphics Bank)
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    A sheriff's dispatcher says authorities are searching for a military jet that crashed in western Virginia. A spokesperson for the Air National Guard confirmed to CBS News that an F-15 crashed.  More>>

    Storm Team 11 Weather: Sunny & Warm

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    LIST: Communities in TN certified for wine sales referendum

    Here's a list of the 75 Tennessee communities that have collected enough signatures to place a referendum for supermarket wine sales on the November ballot.  More>>

    UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

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    The Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians while the Islamic State group fighting them has committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two provinces, an independent U.N.... More>>

    Church Hill police arrest man on stolen property, marijuana charges

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    A man was charged Tuesday after police officers found that the vehicle he was driving was stolen property from another state. More>>

    US journalist thankful for work to secure freedom

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    A U.S. journalist said Wednesday that he was overwhelmed to learn that so many "brave, determined and big-hearted" people were behind efforts to secure his release from a Syrian extremist group. More>>

    APNewsBreak: Jindal sues feds over Common Core

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    Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards. More>>

    Johnson City man arrested on numerous identity theft, drug fraud charges

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    Johnson City Police Department officers arrested a man on identity theft and drug fraud charges following an investigation into a report that he was using his ex-wife's and another woman's name to get prescription drugs. More>>

    Journalist speaks after release from Syrian militants Video included

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    Peter Curtis' release came days after ISIS militants executed another journalist, James Foley. The execution was meant as a warning to the U.S. government, to stop its airstrikes against Islamic State fighters in Iraq.

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    Fans shook up over plans for holographic Elvis

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    Elvis Presley has not left the building, that is if a group in Florida manages to create a hologram of him. More>>

    Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

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    An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting. More>>

    10 things to know about corporate inversions

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    Burger King plans to become the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain. More>>

    Man arrested for allegedly pouring gas on ex-girlfriend while holding lighter Video included

    Donnie Brooks (Source: Hawkins County Sheriff's Office) Donnie Brooks (Source: Hawkins County Sheriff's Office)
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    A 54 year-old Hawkins County man is behind bars and facing several charges including attempted arson. More>>

    Authorities: Man who shot 7 is 'serial killer'

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    A man who authorities are now calling a serial killer opened fire on Los Angeles-area streets for five straight days until he was finally arrested, police said. More>>

    Mother of newborn baby found in trash arrested

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    A Utah woman accused of dumping her day-old baby in a neighbor's trash can told police she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy and hoped the newborn's death would solve her problems, a probable cause... More>>

    Crist makes Florida comeback bid as 4 states vote

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    Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist continued his political comeback Tuesday as Democratic voters selected him as their nominee to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott in Florida, one of four states where voters were... More>>

    Johnson City Honda participates in ice bucket challenge, donates $11,000 to area charities Video included

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    The ALS ice bucket challenge is going on just about everywhere you look these days. One local car dealer took the challenge this morning in Johnson City More>>

    Settlement offer for fired Sullivan Co. road workers to be considered Thursday

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    Sullivan County Attorney Dan Street said County Commissioners will meet Thursday morning to consider a settlement.   The current proposal offer $3,000 to each of the seven employees, and the settlement calls for three terminated employees to get their jobs back as soon as September 2nd.

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    American woman is being held hostage in Syria

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    The Islamic State militant group is holding hostage a young American woman who was doing humanitarian aid work in Syria, a family representative said Tuesday. The 26-year-old woman is the third American known to have been... More>>

    UPDATE: new details released on ETSU bacterial meningitis cases Video included

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    East Tennessee State University officials confirmed Tuesday that an off-campus students was treated for a case of bacterial meningitis. More>>

    No sign of quick end to Ukraine conflict

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    Ukraine's president said Wednesday that Vladimir Putin accepts the principles of a peace plan for Ukraine but the Russian leader insisted that only Kiev can reach a cease-fire deal with the pro-Moscow separatists. More>>

    Obama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer

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    A century and a half after his valiant death at the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation's highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and Civil... More>>

    Update: Restoration work on historic Sabine Hill set to start next week

    Sabine Hill was built in 1815 by General Nathaniel Taylor and his family.   Today, the rundown white frame house sits at the end of West G.Street near a busy state highway. Sabine Hill was built in 1815 by General Nathaniel Taylor and his family. Today, the rundown white frame house sits at the end of West G.Street near a busy state highway.
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    Construction is set to start on Sabine Hill on or about September 3rd - a week from tomorrow. More>>

    Nashville man battling ALS for 30 years takes ice bucket challenge Video included

    Updated: Aug 26, 2014 07:41 PM

    Wayne Reed, 60, has been battling ALS for over 30 years. Confined to a motorized wheelchair, he decided to take part int he viral social media ice bucket challenge. More>>

    Sexual assault reported in Vanderbilt University dorm Video included

    Updated: Aug 26, 2014 07:35 PM

    Police are investigating the alleged sexual assault of a female student by a male acquaintance in a freshmen residence hall at Vanderbilt University.


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    Cars burned, painted with KKK at Murfreesboro tow lot Video included

    Updated: Aug 26, 2014 06:31 PM

    Someone broke into Robinson's Towing in Murfreesboro early Monday morning and vandalized eight vehicles. More>>

    It's National Dog Day! Send us photos of your pooch

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    In case you have not heard, Tuesday is National Dog Day. To celebrate the day, we thought to share this really entertaining video of a dog named Nathan, "Dancing with himself."  More>>

    IG: Shoddy care by VA didn't cause Phoenix deaths

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    Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found widespread problems that the Veterans Affairs Department is promising to fix. More>>

    J. Fred Johnson Stadium ready for 1st home game

    A new season and an upgraded stadium; the Dobyns-Bennett football team is looking to kickoff it's first home game in the newly renovated J. Fred Johnson Stadium. Construction on the stadium began as soon as the season ended last November. "We have handicap rails, going up through the old stadium, new 14-15 hundred seats up top, new concession stands, new bathrooms," said Dobyns-Bennett Athletic Director Carry Daniels.Daniels said although the 70-year-old stadium has served them well, they out... More>>

    Possible airstrikes in Syria raise more questions

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    The intelligence gathered by U.S. military surveillance flights over Syria could support a broad bombing campaign against the Islamic State militant group, but current and former U.S. officials differ on whether air power... More>>

    Greene County voters to fill seat left vacant after commission-elect's death

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    In November, voters in Greene County will decide who will replace a county commissioner-elect who passed away last week. Earl Fletcher, Jr was elected to that job-- but last Friday morning he was found dead inside the Nathanael Greene Museum where he served as director for several years. More>>

    A string of car burglaries linked by a manufacturer flaw Video included

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    It's something Johnson City Police said they've never seen before.Police said starting in late July there's been a string of car burglaries with GM SUVs.In the last month this has happened to seven in Johnson City, four in Bristol, and none so far in Kingsport.One local GM dealer, Tim Copenhaver, told me with the more recent models from 2007 up to 2014 it's easy to cut the power off from the outside. He said he suspects thieves are going up under the front right wheel and cutting the electric... More>>

    KPD search for car burglary suspect

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    Kingsport Police Department officers are searching for a white man who reportedly burglarized a vehicle at local mall Thursday. More>>

    Gaza truce open-ended, but puts off tough issues

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    Israel and Gaza's ruling Hamas agreed Tuesday to an open-ended cease-fire after seven weeks of fighting - an uneasy deal that halts the deadliest war the sides have fought in years, with more than 2,200 killed, but... More>>

    Investigation into TCAT director technically still open but DA doesn't expect criminal charges Video included

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    An investigation that has remained one of the most controversial topics in Carter County over the last year is technically still open, but First Judicial District Attorney General Tony Clark says he doesn't think there evidence of a crime. Sheriff Chris Mathes opened an investigation into Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Elizabethton Director Dean Blevins last summer. Since then, Mathes has continued to say he believes Blevins personally benefited... More>>

    NC State students develop nail polish to battle date rape Video included

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    Four N.C. State students teamed up to invent a nail polish that changes color when it comes in contact with date-rape drugs. More>>

    Carter Co. teacher, coach charged for theft granted diversion, given six months probation Video included

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    Court documents show that a Carter County school teacher and coach under investigation for theft charges was granted a pre-trial diversion. More>>

    Car found in Boone Lake; no injuries reported Video included

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    News Channel 11 has confirmed that a car has been found partially submerged in Boone Lake. More>>

    Burger King plans expansion of Tim Hortons

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    The fight for the coffee and breakfast crowd is heating up, both at home and abroad. More>>

    Study: Social media users shy away from opinions

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    People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center. More>>

    Suspect who escaped police custody captured Video included

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    Virginia officers are searching for a man who they say escaped from police custody overnight. More>>

    Practice run for Eastman Road Race set for Aug. 30

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    The 2014 Eastman Road Race is coming up on Saturday, September 6. To help participants prepare for this year's race, all runners are invited to participate in a free practice run on the Eastman Road Race 10K course this Saturday, August 30. More>>

    Kingsport gets $1.5M for water infrastructure

    The U.S. Commerce Department's Economic Development Administration has awarded $1.5 million to Kingsport for development around Eastman Chemical Co. More>>

    ETSU finalizing plans for "Sex Week"

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    Plans are being finalized and an official name has been chosen as Eastern Tennessee State University prepares for a sex education event next semester. More>>

    Elizabethton principal battling ALS, Josh Wandell, to speak at Milligan College

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    Josh Wandell, principal at East Side Elementary School in Elizabethton, will speak at Milligan's first convocation of the 2014-15 school year on Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 11 a.m. in the Mary B. Martin Auditorium in Seeger Chapel. Wandell, 36, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, in 2013.  More>>

    Shelbyville World War II soldier's remains return

    The remains of a World War II soldier discovered near the French/German border are returning to Tennessee 70 years after he disappeared. More>>

    Woman crashes car on Middlebrook Pike, emerges wearing just a tank top, witnesses say

    A woman was arrested Monday night for DUI after officers say she caused a crash and then emerged from her vehicle with only a tank top on. More>>

    'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family' win Emmy Awards

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    "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable fare retains the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series such as "Orange Is the New... More>>

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    • Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

      Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:49:17 GMT
      Time Warner Cable says a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours on Wednesday morning.
      Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that service was largely restored after a problem during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours.
    • Instructor accidentally shot by girl, 9, dies

      Instructor accidentally shot by girl, 9, dies

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-08-27 15:54:23 GMT
      Authorities say an Arizona shooting instructor has died after he was accidentally shot while showing a 9-year-old girl how to use an automatic Uzi.
      Authorities say an Arizona shooting instructor has died after he was accidentally shot while showing a 9-year-old girl how to use an automatic Uzi.
    • UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

      UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-08-27 14:48:33 GMT
      The independent U.N. commission on Syrian war crimes says the Islamic State group has committed crimes against humanity with its attacks on civilians in two cities in the country's north and west.
      The Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians while the Islamic State group fighting them has committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two provinces, an independent U.N....
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    • Mother of newborn baby found in trash arrested

      Mother of newborn baby found in trash arrested

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 2:48 AM EDT2014-08-27 06:48:05 GMT
      Utah authorities have arrested a 23-year-old woman who they say dumped her newborn baby in a neighbor's trash can.
      A Utah woman accused of dumping her day-old baby in a neighbor's trash can told police she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy and hoped the newborn's death would solve her problems, a probable cause...
    • July Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

      July Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-08-26 17:51:57 GMT
      The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in July by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.
      The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in July by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.
    • Man arrested for allegedly pouring gas on ex-girlfriend while holding lighter

      Man arrested for allegedly pouring gas on ex-girlfriend while holding lighter

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 3:23 AM EDT2014-08-27 07:23:35 GMT
      Donnie Brooks (Source: Hawkins County Sheriff's Office) Donnie Brooks (Source: Hawkins County Sheriff's Office)
      A 54 year-old Hawkins County man is behind bars and facing several charges including attempted arson.
      A 54 year-old Hawkins County man is behind bars and facing several charges including attempted arson.
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    • Arizona man drives hour to save injured bear

      Arizona man drives hour to save injured bear

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:28:42 GMT
      An injured bear cub is recovering in Arizona after a man who initially thought it was a dead dog along the side of the road scooped it up and drove it 80 miles to get help.
      An injured bear cub is recovering in Arizona after a man who initially thought it was a dead dog along the side of the road scooped it up and drove it 80 miles to get help.
    • State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

      State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 12:28 PM EDT2014-08-27 16:28:41 GMT
      Have you ever been hurt in a company softball or kickball game? The South Carolina Supreme Court says you may be entitled to workers' compensation.
      Have you ever been hurt in a company softball or kickball game? The South Carolina Supreme Court says you may be entitled to workers' compensation.
    • New York meat truck driver charged in stinky spill

      New York meat truck driver charged in stinky spill

      Wednesday, August 27 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-08-27 15:19:02 GMT
      State authorities have charged the driver of a truck that lost part of its load of expired meat outside an upstate New York mall, resulting in some irate motorists whose vehicles drove over the stinky spill.
      State authorities have charged the driver of a truck that lost part of its load of expired meat outside an upstate New York mall, resulting in some irate motorists whose vehicles drove over the stinky spill.
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    • July Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

      July Mugshots - Northeast Tennessee

      Tuesday, August 26 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-08-26 17:51:57 GMT
      The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in July by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.
      The following are mugshots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges in July by local authorities in Northeast Tennessee.
    • Man caught with 299 sea turtle eggs

      Man caught with 299 sea turtle eggs

      Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:11 AM EDT2014-08-20 12:11:19 GMT
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      The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says a St. Lucie County man was caught with nearly 300 stolen sea turtle eggs.The FWC says they received a tip the man was on Diamond Sands beach taking the eggs. Officers responded to discover a disturbed sea turtle nest and 55-year-old James Odel McGriff of Riviera Beach to have a total of 299 eggs in his backpack. McGriff was booked into the St. Lucie County jail.? The FWC says McGriff was also arrested in 2002 for selling 12 eggs to an...
      The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says a St. Lucie County man was caught with nearly 300 stolen sea turtle eggs.The FWC says they received a tip the man was on Diamond Sands beach taking the eggs. Officers responded to discover a disturbed sea turtle nest and 55-year-old James Odel McGriff of Riviera Beach to have a total of 299 eggs in his backpack. McGriff was booked into the St. Lucie County jail.? The FWC says McGriff was also arrested in 2002 for selling 12 eggs to an...
    • WJHL joins the ALS #IceBucketChallenge

      WJHL joins the ALS #IceBucketChallenge

      Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:14:24 GMT
      The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is soaking the nation. News Channel 11 is joining in on the movement. Thursday, News Channel 11 is challenging Team Wandell of Carter County, TN to take the #IceBucketChallenge. 
      The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is soaking the nation. News Channel 11 is joining in on the movement. Thursday, News Channel 11 is challenging Team Wandell of Carter County, TN to take the #IceBucketChallenge. 
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