Happy Friday, folks! Tracy Kornet here, hoping you'll hear about what's now the third time members of the THP were sent to help with the Presidential Inauguration. They were assigned this primo spot--what an honor--which they say speaks VOLUMES of why they're counted on time and time again. Hear from some special Tennesseans in minutes, on WSMV-TV Channel 4, Nashville at 10pm.
Social media played a big role in the presidential campaign, and that continued on Inauguration Day.

Inauguration Day captured on social media

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President Donald Trump's first executive order was aimed at the Affordable Care Act.

On first day, Trump signs health care executive order

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The premiere of the upcoming film 'A Dog's Purpose' has been canceled after the release of a video that appears to show a frightened dog being forced into water during filming.

Premiere of 'A Dog's Purpose' canceled amid treatment issue

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WEATHER Temperatures warmed up to near-record territory today…and more importantly, we finally saw some sunshine! More warmth in store over the weekend, but with more rain headed our way as w…

January 20: Warm & Wet Weekend

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The peaceful transition of power took place on social media too.

The Trump @POTUS Twitter account uses photo from Obama inauguration

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Six scientists will spent the next eight months simulating life on Mars.

Freeze-dried food and 1 bathroom: 6 simulate Mars in dome

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Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara are showing improvement after being hospitalized earlier this week.

The Latest: George H.W. and Barbara Bush improving

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WOW! An Oregon couple used the winnings from scratch-it tickets they bought for Christmas to buy a Megabucks ticket that hit the jackpot for $4.2 million.

Oregon couple wins millions on Christmas scratch-it ticket

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"Your voice, your hopes, and your dreams will define our American destiny. And your courage and goodness and love will forever guide us along the way."

Watch: Trump's full inaugural address, with transcript

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Protesters chained to the door of the state Capitol
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THP troopers were stationed between the U.S. Capitol and the White House.

Tennessee Highway Patrol assists with presidential inauguration

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At one point, police gave chase to a group of about 100 protesters who smashed the windows of downtown businesses as they denounced capitalism and Donald Trump.

Smashed windows, chaotic confrontation near inauguration

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Miracle and Testimony Ayeni were conjoined twins until November when doctors successfully separated them. Now, they are singing and dancing ... and, for the first time, they're even sitting up on their own.

Formerly conjoined twins sing, dance with excitement

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What did you think about President Trump's speech?
#DonaldTrump has officially been sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America.
WATCH LIVE: Mike Pence officially sworn in as vice president of the United States.

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The inauguration ceremony is officially underway. Watch live on Channel 4 or WSMV.com.

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