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Neverending Elvis

People magazine recently interviewed Kent Ripley, an Elvis tribute artist who presided over three vow renewal ceremonies between David and Louise Turpin, the California couple accused of imprisoning and torturing their children in a "house of horrors."

According to People, Ripley sang "Love Me Tender" as the couple approached the altar and "Viva Las Vegas" as they danced afterward.

"Just like most people [in that setting], you can see a little bit of emotion, and when you see that, you think that deep down, there's some care, some love," Ripley said. "So with that you go, this is why they're here.

"They're telling each other that they still love each other. And in front of their children they're saying that mom and dad still love each other. And to me, when you bring [13] children with you, and they're sitting there with smiles on their faces, they're saying that the parents love the children."

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Elsewhere, TN

While Fly on the Wall's focus is primarily local, every now and then something happens somewhere else in Tennessee that's just too special to ignore.

Chad O. England, of Maryville, took the popular catchphrase "Jesus take the wheel" a little too literally last week.

England flipped his truck five times because, as he explained to the police, "Jesus was calling" and advising him to "let go."

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