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The Tale Of The Mysterious Murder Of William Caswell

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Some people are remembered for the things they’ve done before death. Others are remembered solely for their death. This is the story of one such case. This is the story of Mexican-American War veteran, General William Richard Caswell. While General Caswell’s heroic endeavors have been long forgotten, his death remains a popular tale in and around Knoxville, Tennessee.

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November 26, 2017 |

History Of The Knoxville Tennessee Murder Trial Of Maude Moore

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Throughout American history murder stories have emerged, some gained nationwide attention, while others were only mentioned on a local level. It is true that some murders, especially those committed by serial killers, will live on forever. One story that drew nationwide attention and was talked about for years was the murder of Knoxville’s prominent businessman, Leroy David Harth.

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November 19, 2017 |

Drunk Australian Arrested After Trying To Order 200 Hashbrowns From McDonald’s

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Last Saturday, a man in Australia found himself drunk and hungry. He did what he thought was best. He drove to his local McDonald’s and ordered some chicken nuggets. The suspect took things a little too far and his night ended in the slammer. Police claim that the man drove through the McDonald’s drive-through four times after becoming angry that nuggets were not on the breakfast menu.

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November 19, 2017 |

Retelling The History Of Knoxville TN’s 1919 Race Riot

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Anger in the United States is currently at a fever pitch. Heated confrontations take place daily and the subject matters range from race to gender and even politics. Today, these confrontations often take place digitally through social media. In the 1900s, the fights were far more severe and far deadlier. This the story of one such deadly riot. This is the story of Knoxville, Tennessee’s race riot.

The 1919 Knoxville Riot was a part of Red Summer, which refers to the summer and autumn of 1919. During this period of time, race riots took place throughout the United States and hundreds of people were killed. Property damage was massive.

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November 13, 2017 |
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