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Deadly Floods in Tennessee Continue Our Summer of Extreme Rain

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At least 22 people have died and more than 20 are missing in Tennessee after torrential, record-breaking rain pounded the state this weekend, causing massive floods through rural towns that left a wake of destruction. The extreme rainfall—and the state’s recent history of deadly floods—are consistent with what we can… Read more.

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Jack Daniel’s, IW Group Honour Hip Hop with Spatial Metaverse

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XR Today is honoured to interview Keenan Harris, Brand Director, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey and Telly Wong, Chief Content Officer, IW Group to discuss the two company’s collaboration on The Verse. For over 148 years in Lynchburg, Tennessee, the company’s Black Label whisky has remained a mainstay in the spirits market globally.

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Tennessee School Board Removes Holocaust Graphic Novel Maus From Its Curriculum

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For years, Art Spiegelman ’s acclaimed graphic novel Maus has been taught in schools across the world, both because of the digestible, but chillingly authentic way it depicts the horrors of the Holocaust, and because it’s one of the masterpieces of the comics medium. It’s the only graphic novel to ever win a Pulitzer… Read more.

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Jack Daniels Turns Their Whiskey Bottle Into An AR Pop-Up Book

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Jack Daniels has been offering thirsty patrons their immensely popular brand of Tennessee whiskey for over 150 years, during which time they’ve become the most successful American whiskey distillery in the world. The first augmented scene converts the bottle into a model of the actual Jack Daniels distillery located in Lynchburg, Tennessee.

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This Life-Size Angry Birds Game Is Powered By Immersive Tech

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Electric Gamebox currently has 12 locations spread across the United States and Europe, including London, California, Colorado, and Tennessee with plans to open new locations in Liverpool, Birmingham, New York, and Nevada in the future. For more information visit electricgamebox.com. Image Credit: Electric Gamebox.

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Why These States Just Opened An Investigation Against TikTok

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States' attorneys general from California, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Vermont are now investigating TikTok.

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Tennessee Faces Dangerous Floods for the Second Time in a Week as Ida Moves North

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Skies are clearing in the Gulf Coast as now-Tropical Storm Ida moves inland, but the danger from the storm is far from over. All eyes are rightfully on Louisiana and Mississippi, where more than 1 million are without power and the impacts of Ida are still becoming clear. Here are some suggestions to help those in need Read more.

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