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Traffic expected in anticipation of Solar Eclipse Video included

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With thousands more vehicles on the roads in late August to view the Total Solar Eclipse, TDOT is making preparations.

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2017 Solar Eclipse

L & N Depot and Local Companies in Etowah Plan for Eclipse Video included

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The City of Etowah in McMinn County is in the line of totality for the upcoming total solar eclipse.

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Tennessee State Parks prep for Solar Eclipse Video included

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Much of the continental United States will be able to see the solar eclipse, and Tennessee will be a prime spot.

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#2017SolarEclipse: Safety tips for viewing the eclipse

The total solar eclipse will be on August 21, and if you're planning to watch it, here are some safety tips.

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The Great American Eclipse is coming: How to catch the best views

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Across the country, people are trying to determine where to get the best seat for the eclipse taking place Aug. 21, the first complete solar eclipse that will be visible from the contiguous United States since 1979.

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Tennessee county's schools cancel class for eclipse

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Students in a Tennessee school district won't have to skip class to catch next month's solar eclipse.

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Chattanooga Zoo anxious to see how its animals react to total solar eclipse Video included

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The Chattanooga Zoo is eager to see how its animals will respond to the total solar eclipse on August 21.

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Nashville to host solar eclipse viewing party at Sounds ballpark

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Partygoers will be able to enjoy music from the Nashville Symphony, along with science demonstrations and activities with employees from the Adventure Science Center.

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Lodging for visitors becoming scarce for eclipse weekend Video included

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In case you haven't heard, a total solar eclipse will occur above portions of the Channel 3 viewing area on Monday, August 21, and the people from outside the region who want to see it are running out of time to find a place to stay.

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What the Tech? Smartphones & the solar eclipse Video included

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So, you want to get some pictures or videos of next month's solar eclipse? If you want to try with your smartphone, good luck.

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UTC professors shed light on what to expect for the August solar eclipse Video included

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They were able to shed some light on the darkness that will happen on August 21st.

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Vandy launching balloon to watch solar eclipse

Updated: Jul 04, 2017 12:26 PM

Engineers at Vanderbilt University are launching a high-altitude weather balloon on Tuesday afternoon as part of a nationwide test leading to the total solar eclipse happening on Aug. 21.

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Website shows specific time of solar eclipse for your location

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 07:24 AM

For the first time in 99 years, the United States will experience a total eclipse of the sun.

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Northeast Georgia mountains provide prime views of eclipse

When the sun, the moon and Earth all align during the solar eclipse later this summer, some of Georgia's best viewing spots will be in the northeast Georgia mountains.

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You Have Questions about the Solar Eclipse. We Have the Answers

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On Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse will be visible from a narrow strip of land that stretches all the way across the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina. 

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Proper eye wear for total Solar Eclipse on August 21 Video included

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Keep your eyes safe when you're watching the Solar Eclipse in August. 

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Spring City parks prepping for the Total Solar Eclipse Video included

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Veterans Park in Spring City, is one of the designated areas where thousands will be coming out to view the total solar eclipse in the Tennessee Valley. City Manager Stephania Motes is making plans for the weekend. 

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What every eclipse watcher needs to know

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Two months and counting! 

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2017 Solar Eclipse Simulator

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For the first time in nearly a century, much of the United States will be able to see a solar eclipse.

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ECLIPSE 2017

Volunteers to needed to document this summer's Solar Eclipse

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The images will be stitched together to create a continuous view of the eclipse as it moves across the U.S. from Oregon to South Carolina.

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'Great American Eclipse' will make sun disappear in Tennessee

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The sun is going to disappear. And no, it is not the end of the world. 

On August 21, what is being dubbed the "Great American Eclipse" will put us in the dark in parts across the country. 

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How to plan for this summer’s once-in-a-century solar eclipse

The path of totality across Tennessee. NASA photo The path of totality across Tennessee. NASA photo
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It is not too early to begin preparing for the Great American Solar Eclipse of Aug. 21, 2017.

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I was robbed of my eclipse experience. Don’t let that happen to you

A total solar eclipse is visible through the clouds as seen from Vagar on the Faeroe Islands on March 20, 2015. AP photo A total solar eclipse is visible through the clouds as seen from Vagar on the Faeroe Islands on March 20, 2015. AP photo
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Census counts reveal there are 12 million people living in the U.S. in the so-called "band of totality."

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Why scientists are so excited about this summer's Solar Eclipse

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A total solar eclipse, the first one to grace the continental United States since 1979, and the first to run from sea to shining sea since 1918.

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How you can see the solar eclipse in the Smokies

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The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has unveiled its plans and viewing options for the 'Great American Total Eclipse.' 

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TONIGHT: A celestial triple header

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Clear skies Friday night, accompanied by unseasonably warm temperatures, will make conditions optimal for stargazers to enjoy a triple treat. 

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Land Between the Lakes taking early reservations for eclipse

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Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is taking early reservations for camping for next August, when a total solar eclipse is occurring. 

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