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Mark Aubrey
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Making tomorrow a safer place today.
Making tomorrow a safer place today.

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Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping into the future
There's your earwig tune for the day. I woke up in the middle of the night / morning with the realization that I did not post the rules for GACX yesterday. Then it dawned on me that I hadn't yet finished crafting them. And that a few of the participants had...
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GACX start delayed
I love my wife.  So much that I took her to the Emergency Room at about 2am this morning. Without violating HIPAA, the surgeon will be removing an organ that rhymes with Tall Sadder. GACX will go on. It just might take a few days to get things up and runnin...
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Getting Closer
Hey, GAC fans.  Things are heating up at the commissioner's headquarters.  Rules are being contemplated, headaches anticipated, banner updated, prize secured, contestants added, some deadlines decided upon. So, if you're still undecided about joining the fe...
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Chisholm Tavern not Chisholm Tavern?
When is Chisholm Tavern not Chisholm Tavern?  When it is on the wrong lot. From the June 16, 1957 edition of The Knoxville News-Sentinel , we find a story that states the colonial building on Front Avenue isn't the original Chisholm Tavern built in the 1790...
Chisholm Tavern not Chisholm Tavern?
Chisholm Tavern not Chisholm Tavern?
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Old Knoxville Pharmacies
Paula Johnson, of Knoxville Food Tours , gave a very interesting brown bag lecture at the East Tennessee History Center , about the Lost Restaurants of Knoxville. She spoke of several early and influential individuals associated with Knoxville eateries, and...
Old Knoxville Pharmacies
Old Knoxville Pharmacies
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GACX just around the corner
The scheduled release date for the anticipated Topps 2018 Allen & Ginter product is July 18, 2018. That means that Gint-A-Cuffs is back.  I'm beginning to the lay the groundwork. Updating rules, new leader board, etc. The contest will probably start at the...
GACX just around the corner
GACX just around the corner
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The Lone Stars of 1891
The Knoxville History Project posted a year ago about The Origins Of Knoxville's Bicycling . They mentioned a Charles Porter, a black man, ran his own bicycle shop on North Central near the White Lily building by 1898, and was in the bike business for seve...
The Lone Stars of 1891
The Lone Stars of 1891
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KICO Baseball Team
The Calvin McClung Digital Collection currently has 294 items tagged with the word "baseball". Four of those items are show below. KICO baseball players at Calvin McClung Digital Collection C.M. McClung Historical Collection, Knox County Public Library A t...
KICO Baseball Team
KICO Baseball Team
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A Widow Who Is Still Married?
Another dip into the genealogy pool has yielded a bit of an enigma. My second great-grandmother, Sophia Riel , wife of Joseph Major, is listed in the 1930 US Census to be a widow. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( https://fa...
A Widow Who Is Still Married?
A Widow Who Is Still Married?
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The Submarine Eye
The Submarine Eye The Fatal Ring Double Trouble Plattsburgh Press-Republican  - January 23, 1918
The Submarine Eye
The Submarine Eye
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