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Eclipse 2017
American Paper Optics is manufacturing tens of millions of the glasses used to view the eclipse. (WSMV) American Paper Optics is manufacturing tens of millions of the glasses used to view the eclipse. (WSMV)

TN company manufacturing millions of glasses for eclipse watching Video included

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A West Tennessee company couldn't be busier today, and it's all thanks to the upcoming eclipse. They're playing a vital role in helping tens of millions see the big event safely.

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Great American Eclipse is one month away Video included

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Friday marks one month away from The Great American Eclipse.

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The day the sun disappears

In less than a month, the sun will disappear - for a short time - across America.

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Wilson County teachers getting a lesson in total solar eclipse Video included

Wilson County teachers are preparing for the upcoming total solar eclipse. (WSMV) Wilson County teachers are preparing for the upcoming total solar eclipse. (WSMV)
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It's a once in a lifetime event, and teachers in Wilson County want to be sure their students get the most out of it.

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Metro Schools reverses decision, will open day of eclipse Video included

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With just a little more than a month to go before the total solar eclipse comes through Middle Tennessee, Metro Nashville Public Schools announced Monday it has reversed its decision to join other districts giving students the day off to experience the historic event.

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Several school districts, government offices to close for eclipse

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Updated: Jul 05, 2017 04:48 PM

Several local school districts and government offices will be closed on Aug. 21 for the total solar eclipse.

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MNPS issues statement on schools staying open during solar eclipse Video included

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Students in Metro Nashville Public Schools will have class on the day of the solar eclipse, and the district is explaining the decision.

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Special eye protection needed to view solar eclipse Video included

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With the approaching solar eclipse, it’s time to start thinking about eye protection.

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Hopkinsville campsites, hotels ready to host thousands for eclipse Video included

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Only 40 days are left until the total solar eclipse is set to stretch from the West Coast to the East Coast, and one of the best spots to view it will be Hopkinsville, KY. 

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Businesses rush to open ahead of solar eclipse

Updated: Jul 10, 2017 07:16 PM

The big day is fast approaching. We're just weeks from the solar eclipse that's expected to bring huge crowds to Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky.

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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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Nashville getting ready for total solar eclipse

Updated: Jul 04, 2017 10:57 AM

On Aug. 21, just before noon, the moon will pass in front of the sun, blocking its light for up to two minutes and 42 seconds.

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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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Hopkinsville talks about solar eclipse safety concerns

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Updated: Jun 08, 2017 07:11 PM

The countdown is on and Hopkinsville is getting ready for this year’s total eclipse.

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Vanderbilt class preps students for rare total eclipse in Nashville

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Updated: Jun 06, 2017 11:14 PM

For the first time in 99 years, the United States will experience a total eclipse of the sun. Last time Nashville was not in its path. This time, we're front and center.

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2017 solar eclipse to draw crowds in Paducah, Hopkinsville

Updated: May 01, 2016 04:47 PM

Officials in portions of Kentucky and southern Illinois are planning for next year's arrival of tourists hoping to snag the best spot for a rare solar eclipse.

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Great Smoky Mountains offering Clingmans Dome eclipse event

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Great Smoky Mountain National Park is planning an event to view the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse from Clingmans Dome.

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Austin Peay to host NASA during total solar eclipse

Updated: Mar 08, 2017 06:00 PM

A total eclipse will happen on Aug. 21, and several cities in the Midstate are in its path. That includes Clarksville, where Austin Peay State University will work with NASA scientists.

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State cashes in on solar eclipse with extra fees

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Updated: Jan 24, 2017 07:01 PM

People are counting down to Aug. 21, homeowners are advertising their properties and some hotels have been booked out for years because the solar eclipse is coming.

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Hopkinsville braces for 2017 solar eclipse attention

Updated: Sep 18, 2012 07:04 PM

Local officials said a rural area just a few miles northeast of Hopkinsville will be the dead center of a solar eclipse on August 21, 2017.

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Hopkinsville, KY focus of eclipse chasers

Updated: Sep 14, 2012 06:53 AM

In Kentucky, two-minute events that grab the world's attention usually play out at Churchill Downs' racetrack. But in five years, another short-running spectacle will have people looking skyward as this southwestern...

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