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football games, but Fox 17 reporter Eric Alvarez bring you the story of
some truly inspiring unsung heroes.
Long before the Friday
night lights fired up, and hours before the first play was called,
Wilson Central students were already hard at work preparing for the big
game against Beech.
These are the kids that won't get the glory
of putting it in the end zone, but still have plenty of pride. Perhaps
no student has more of it than 19-year-old cheerleader Gabryelle
Conklin, who doesn't let cerebral palsy keep her from energizing the
fans or inspiring her fellow cheerleaders.
"I just like the
support of my girls," Conklin said. "They mean the world to me and I
don't even know if they know how much they mean to me."
Cheerleading Coach Stacy Jones talks about what Gabby helps the girls bring to the field every week.
Monday, October 8 2012, 04:31 PM CDT
Bonnaroo and then what? More events could follow
May 20, 2013 12:33 GMT
MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) -- The former farm where the Bonnaroo music festival is held may play host to other events as well.
The partnership that puts on the annual music and arts festival in Manchester has steadily upgraded the site, adding a dozen water wells and permanent electrical power.
Festival partner Rick Farman told The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/14nuEF5 ) his group is in active discussion with a lot of groups. The Great American Mud Run will be held at the site on July 27 and is expected to draw more than 5,000 participants.
Coffee County Mayor David Pennington said he's curious to see where such a plan could go, saying it could have a huge impact.
This year's Bonnaroo will be held June 13-16. Paul McCartney heads a long list if acts.
Information from: The Tennessean, http://www.tennessean.com
United 787 takes to the skies
HOUSTON (AP) -- United Airlines has one of its 787 aircraft back in the air.
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AP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) -- When the Dow first crossed 14,000, investors were overjoyed. ...
IN THE NEWS: FINANCIAL TIMES SITS HACKED
LONDON (AP) -- Another attack on a media site -- and again, one that is being claimed by the Syrian Electronic Army.
BRAS A FIRE HAZARD?
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- We haven't heard this much about the threat of bra burning since the days of the women's liberation movement.