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From The Archives: The 1992 Tennessee Aquarium Opening

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - This weekend, the Tennessee Aquarium celebrates their 30th birthday. "On May 1, 1992, Chattanooga came together as the Tennessee Aquarium opened its doors, igniting the 'Renaissance on the River.'" So they are holding a Riverfront Celebration all…

From The Archives: 1992 stars

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - We couldn't pick just one star for you in tonight's Thursday Throwback. So we came up with three. Our stars come from the fields of music, politics…

Chip's Good Word: Desmond Doss

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - One of the most famous veterans from the Tennessee Valley is buried at the National Cemetery. Desmond Doss was born in Virginia and moved to our area later…

From The Archives: Wedding Troubles

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - Imagine getting a call on your honeymoon saying that your wedding was really legal! It happened to a pair of couples in Chattanooga back in 1991. And one of them was radio personality Parker…

From the Archives: Easter Services in 1981

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - On this Good Friday, we're taking a look back at Easter services from our past. We're going back 40 years. Our story takes us from Rome to Chattanooga's National Cemetery. We'll see Easter Bonnets and singing crosses.…

News 12 Then: The Scopes Trial in Dayton

DAYTON, Tennessee (WDEF) - There won't be any big celebration this year, but this is the 95th anniversary of the Scopes Monkey Trial. During this week back in 1925, the nation was reading about what was going on in a…

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