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 2020-08-09 00:00 

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Wiedmer: Hamilton County high school athletes are safer with Erlanger trainers on the team...

It's not a stretch to say Erlanger's involvement with high school sports teams in Hamilton County has saved lives....

 2020-08-09 00:00 

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Alabama trying to reduce $7 million cost of cleaning up litter...

A new campaign by the Alabama Department of Transportation highlights both the huge cost of removing roadside trash and the potential penalties for being a litterbug....

 2020-08-08 23:00 

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UTC football season on for now, but important SoCon meeting is ahead...

At the moment, the UC football program is giving it a go....

 2020-08-08 23:00 

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Bison, wild horses bring biodiversity to ex-army base...

Wild horses, bison and other big-hoofed animals once roamed freely in much of Europe. Now they are transforming a former military base outside the Czech capital in an ambitious project to improve biodiversity....

 2020-08-08 22:00 

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Authorities ID woman whose body was found in Alabama woods...

Alabama authorities have identified a woman whose body was found this week in a wooded area....

 2020-08-08 21:30 

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Nashville SC will kick off resumption of MLS regular season...

Buoyed by the success of its MLS is Back Tournament and confident of its health and safety plan amid the coronavirus pandemic, Major League Soccer will resume its 2020 regular season with teams playing in their home cities....

 2020-08-08 21:00 

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Doctors, hospitals launch voter registration efforts...

An emergency room doctor in Boston is assembling thousands of voter registration kits for distribution at hospitals and doctor's offices....

 2020-08-08 20:41 

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Hamilton County sheriff doubts effectiveness of masks, will not commit to testing after exposure to coronavirus...

Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond will not commit to being tested for the coronavirus or enforcing the county's mask mandate after being photographed not wearing a mask at a crowded GOP event last week and questioning the effectiveness of the masks....

 2020-08-08 20:00 

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Father, son charged in Ahmaud Arbery slaying seeking bond...

The father and son jailed on murder charges in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery are asking a Georgia judge to grant them bond and to throw out two charges in their indictment....

 2020-08-08 19:00 

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Tennessee Democrats turn page with U.S. Senate nomination of Black female progressive...

After unexpectedly winning Tennessee Democrats' contest for U.S. Senate last week, Marquita Bradshaw has already made history as the state's first Black woman nominee for statewide office....

 2020-08-08 19:00 

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Virus causing financial pain even for people still working...

Getting her job back should have been a relief for Leesa Huddleston....

 2020-08-08 18:34 

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Mid-American Conference cancels fall football due to virus...

The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first league at college football's highest level to cancel its fall season because of the pandemic....

 2020-08-08 18:00 

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Lawsuit claiming bats, rats at courthouse goes to Supreme Court...

An Alabama appeals court ruled it doesn't have the power to decide whether to dismiss an employee lawsuit claiming a west Alabama courthouse is infested with rodents and bats....

 2020-08-08 17:55 

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Police: Two men killed in Friday drive-by shootings in Chattanooga...

Two men were killed in separate drive-by shootings on Friday, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Police Department....

 2020-08-08 17:00 

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Protests in Beirut amid public fury over massive blast...

Police fired tear gas and clashed with demonstrators in Lebanon's capital on Saturday at the start of a planned protest over this week's massive explosion that devastated large parts of Beirut and killed more than 150 people....

 2020-08-08 16:36 

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Six students test positive for COVID-19 at two Chattooga County schools...

Six students in the Chattooga County, Georgia, school district have tested positive for COVID-19....

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Chattanooga-area buffets adapt to new business models amid coronavirus crisis...

The coronavirus pandemic has significantly altered Americans' dining habits, but perhaps no segment of the restaurant industry has been affected as much as self-serve buffets....

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Cook: Let us now praise these essential workers...

On Friday, July 31, hundreds of local Republican leaders attended an annual fundraiser at the Chattanooga Convention Center....

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Cooper: Illinois state legislator suggests we stop teaching history because it is 'racist'...

An Illinois state lawmaker says it's time to stop teaching history because it's racist....

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Sohn: Joe Biden turns up the heat on his climate and jobs plan...

It took some time - maybe too much time - but Joe Biden finally put forward an energy and climate plan that has some bite, both for the earth and for rebuilding the U.S. economy....

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Kennedy: Why we band geeks are great at social distancing...

Who knew that being a former band geek would one day come in handy....

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Lane: Who controls coronavirus pandemic data?...

Editor's note: When the Trump administration ordered hospitals to report COVID-19 data to the Department of Health and Human Services rather than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as they had been doing, it provoked worries from public he...

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Cleaveland: The race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine...

More than 100 vaccines to address the COVID-19 pandemic are in various stages of development....

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Please don't help yourself: Buffets take a beating during coronavirus pandemic...

When you're super-hungry and want to pile up your plate without a wait, nothing satisfies like a buffet. A seemingly endless line of food is yours for the taking....

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Mines: The hot, humid, historic summer of 1920...

One hundred years ago, opposition forces faced off in Nashville, Tennessee, over the issue of women's suffrage, with the right to vote for 50% of the nation's population hanging in the balance....

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Perspective: Is the emphasis on renewable energy good for the country?...

As the coronavirus pandemic rages on and as people rise up against entrenched racism, it's easy to forget that we're facing another global crisis....

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Leslie Starritt joins Jelks Law firm and more Chattanooga business community career moves...

Leslie Starritt has joined the Jelks Law firm in Chattanooga as a senior associate attorney. She focuses on wills, trusts, Medicaid and special needs planning....

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Book review: Three Appalachian women tell their stories in Thomas Burton's 'Voices Worth the Listening'...
 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Pastor Bo: Making time for those ice cream and music moments...

If you were to ask me how my wife and girls and I came to be sitting in the truck for an hour and a half on a Saturday night bouncing back and forth between Marty Robbins and Weird Al on the radio, I would have to honestly say,...

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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First Things First: When you and your spouse have different political views...

When Trump was elected president in 2016, Wakefield Research found 1 in 10 couples ended relationships over their political differences. For millennials, it was twice that. With the next presidential election upon us, many wonder if marriages with differe...

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Vote-by-mail worries: A 'leaky pipeline' in many states...

Brace yourself for what's expected to be the first U.S. presidential election conducted mostly by mail. It could be messy....

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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BreakPoint: The Bible, Christianity and liberty...

Is there a place for God's Word in our unstable day?...

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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The Rant...

Will the federal government now re-name the Tomahawk cruise missile, Apache, Black Hawk, Kiowa and Lakota Helicopters? Just wondering ......

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Good Deed: Local students gift 80 handmade door hangers to Morning Pointe...

Sisters Phoebe and Avery Gilligan surprised each of the residents of Morning Pointe of East Hamilton, Tennessee, with a handmade butterfly door-hanger....

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Dear Abby: Both fiancee and ring have disappeared from man's life...

DEAR ABBY: Five months ago, after eight years, my fiancee terminated our relationship. I still have very strong feelings for her, although she ghosted me and won't communicate with me....

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Get your kids excited for the outdoors and more letters to the editors...

Children are separated from nature now more than ever....

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Living on Purpose: There is no condemnation for being transparent...

I realize that church leaders must be real with their feelings because if the...

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Major U.S. health insurers report big profits, benefiting from the coronavirus pandemic...

The nation's leading health insurers are experiencing an embarrassment of profits....

 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Crisp: How does a good citizen cope with a bad government?...
 2020-08-08 16:00 

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Thomas: Trouble with Biden's VP choices...

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden appears to have painted himself into a corner with his promise to select a woman - and apparently from the candidates on his short list, an African American woman - to be his running mate....

 2020-08-08 15:25 

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Schools face big virus test as students return to classroom...

Reopening schools is easy. Keeping them open will be the hard part....

 2020-08-08 15:00 

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Endangered Brazilian monkeys get a bridge to themselves...

The overpass juts from a forest over a four-lane highway in a rural area outside Rio de Janeiro. It's meant for a very special sort of pedestrian: golden lion tamarins, small orange primates that for decades have been at risk of extinction....

 2020-08-08 14:54 

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Chattanooga man gets 15 years in prison for 'cruel and sadistic' 'torture' of woman...

A Chattanooga man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for holding a woman hostage in 2017 for at least two days and torturing her repeatedly....

 2020-08-08 14:00 

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Biden risks alienating young Black voters after race remarks...

Joe Biden's controversial remarks about race this week risk alienating young Black voters who despise President Donald Trump but are not inspired by his Democratic rival....

 2020-08-08 13:00 

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Coronavirus resistant: World's Longest Yard Sale still lines roads...

For decades, thousands of vendors have fanned out along roadsides from Alabama to Michigan each summer to haggle over the prices of old Coca-Cola bottles, clothes, toys, knives and more at The World's Longest Yard Sale....

 2020-08-08 12:00 

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Principal drops penalty for Georgia teen over photos of crowded school hallways, unmasked students...

A Georgia high school student said her five-day suspension for sharing images of crowded conditions on campus was lifted on Friday after she appealed and said she was ready to take her case to court....

 2020-08-08 11:00 

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Appeals court revives House lawsuit for McGahn's testimony...

A federal appeals court in Washington on Friday revived House Democrats' lawsuit to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to appear before a congressional committee, but left other legal issues unresolved with time growing short in the current C...

 2020-08-08 10:00 

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Last-ditch coronavirus virus aid talks collapse; no help for jobless now...

A last-ditch effort by Democrats to revive Capitol Hill talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money collapsed in disappointment at week's end, making it increasingly likely that Washington gridlock will mean more hardship for millions of people who are losin...

 2020-08-08 09:00 

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2021 Tribeca Film Festival will happen later than usual as coronavirus remains an issue...

Next year's Tribeca Film Festival, which marks the annual event's 20th anniversary, will happen in June as opposed to its normal April and May time slot thanks to the ongoing pandemic....

 2020-08-08 08:00 

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Russia's race for COVID-19 vaccine raises concerns in the West...

Russia boasts that it's about to become the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations planned as early as October using shots that are yet to complete clinical trials -- and scientists worldwide are sounding the alarm that th...

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