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 2020-08-08 18:59 

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US kids, parents perform DIY tests for coronavirus science...

In a comfy suburb just outside Nashville, a young family swabs their noses twice a month in a DIY study seeking answers to some of the most vexing questions about the coronavirus. How many U. S. children and teens are infected? How many kids who are infec...

 2020-08-08 18:59 

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US kids, parents perform DIY tests for coronavirus science...

In a comfy suburb just outside Nashville, a young family swabs their noses twice a month in a DIY study seeking answers to some of the most vexing questions about the coronavirus. How many U. S. children and teens are infected? How many kids who are infec...

 2020-08-08 18:41 

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CFD honors fallen firefighter after fight with cancer...

Senior Firefighter Chad Crisp is now laid to rest after his fight with cancer. The Chattanooga Fire Department released information about his death last Monday. Crews from the Fire Department lined up aroundHamilton Funeral Home, where attendees were aske...

 2020-08-08 18:37 

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Metro Police: Man rammed police vehicles after smoking crack in front of officers...

Metro Police arrested a man Friday they said rammed a police vehicle and tried to run over officers after smoking crack in front of them. According to an affidavit, officers spotted Richard Braden, 31, driving erratically on Gallatin Pike at 4 p. m. Offic...

 2020-08-08 14:03 

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Georgia DA who charged officers faces tough primary runoff...

Amid misconduct allegations and police brutality protests, the top prosecutor in Georgia's most populous county is fighting to keep his job. Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard has run unopposed for two decades. But he came in second in the Ju...

 2020-08-08 01:53 

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Chattanooga PD: Man critically injured in shooting on Rossville Boulevard Friday night...

Chattanooga Police say a man is in critical condition after being shot on Rossville Boulevard Friday night. It happened around 8:30 p. m. on the 4500 block of Rossville Boulevard. CPD spokeswoman Elisa Myzal tells us the report got called in from the park...

 2020-08-08 01:12 

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World's Longest Yard Sale still lines roads from Alabama to Michigan...

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. And though the coronavirus pand...

 2020-08-07 23:47 

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Sports team takes a break due to COVID-19; HCDE waits for word from Gov. Lee...

Governor Lee has signed an executive order allowing contact sports during the pandemic, but now some Hamilton County Schools sports teams have to take a break. A school spokesperson says some activities have been delayed because of COVID-19, and that stud...

 2020-08-07 23:10 

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SEC announces new 2020 non-divisional opponents; Vols add Texas A&M, Auburn...

We now know the two additional SEC West teams Tennessee is scheduled to play this fall. In addition to its traditional rival Alabama at home and previously scheduled Arkansas on the road, the Vols travel to Auburn and host Texas A&M. Related story:SEC foo...

 2020-08-07 22:34 

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Walker County teachers voice concerns on returning back to school...

With schools in Walker County reopening in just one week, Walker County Teachers say the current reopening plan is unsafe and that the time to make changes is now. As cases continue to rise in the county and with the current plan that does not require mas...

 2020-08-07 22:02 

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Chattanooga PD: Man shot near gas station Friday afternoon...

Chattanooga Police say a man was taken to the hospital after being shot near a gas station Friday afternoon. Police responded to the 1300 block of East 3rd Street. CPD spokeswoman Elisa Myzal tells us that a man was shot and transported from the scene, bu...

 2020-08-07 21:27 

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Hamilton County Schools' school-age child care registration begins Monday...

Hamilton County Schools says registration for School-age Child Care (SACC) will be held on Monday, August 10th. Registration times are from 6:00 a. m. 9:00 a. m. & 4:00 p. mm 7:00 p. m. at 35 of the participating schools. The registration fee for particip...

 2020-08-07 21:11 

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Principal drops suspensions for Georgia students who shared photos of crowded conditions...

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. Hannah Watters told The Associated Press that her princ...

 2020-08-07 20:28 

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Chattanooga moms hold PPE drive to gather cleaning supplies for schools...

A group of Chattanooga mothers has started a PPE drive to collect supplies for classrooms in the county. Mari Smith, a member of Chattanooga Moms for Social Justice, says they're working on collecting wipes, face masks and other cleaning supplies for ...

 2020-08-07 18:41 

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Health Department provides details on recent COVID death; adds three new deaths to total...

The Hamilton County Health Department says that the total number of Hamilton County resident deaths has risen to 53. Below are details of deaths 50-53: #50: 61-70 year old African-American, non-Hispanic male with multiple underlying conditions. #51: 61-70...

 2020-08-07 18:41 

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Hamilton Co. COVID-19 death toll rises to 53, as county nears 6,000 cumulative cases...

The Hamilton County Health Department says that the total number of resident deaths has risen to 53, as the county nears 6,000 cumulative cases since March. Health officials on Friday released the following information on the four most recent deaths: #50:...

 2020-08-07 18:32 

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"Rally for the Good Trouble Ride" protest tonight sparks controversy with the public...

Controversy surrounding tonight's protest has activist wondering what's going on. "Rally for the Good Trouble Ride" is set to start at 6:30 p. m. at Miller Park tonight. According activist Marie Mott, Mayor Andy Berke's office told her...

 2020-08-07 18:11 

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Lawsuit filed against Life Care Center of Athens after woman dies of COVID-19 in its care...

A lawsuit has been filed against the Life Care Center of Athens after a woman in their care died of COVID-19. The lawsuit says Timothy Roderick is suing Life Care Center of Athens after the death of Iris Evans who was a short time resident at the center. ...

 2020-08-07 16:16 

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New TopGolf location adds economic boost to growing East Ridge area...

At the new East Ridge TopGolf players are teeing up, which is good news for the local economy. City Manager Chris Dorsey says this addition sets out to cause a positive ripple affect throughout the area. It's just like that synergy everything that hap...

 2020-08-07 15:49 

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Marquita Bradshaw clenches democratic seat for Senate; Chattanooga activists rejoice...

All eyes are on Tennessee's open Senate seat as Marquita Bradshaw scores an upset win for the democratic primary. Republican Bill Hagerty and Democrat Marquita Bradshaw will face off in November. The two are vying for the seat of long-time Senator and...

 2020-08-07 13:51 

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Back 2 School Bash to continue as drive-thru event...
 2020-08-07 13:47 

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Good Chatt. with Greg & Chloe: Stories to make you smile...
 2020-08-07 03:58 

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Operation Sandsnake: 15 suspects arrested in meth distribution conspiracy...

15 people from our area are now behind bars, accused of taking part in a meth distribution ring. It's all part of a 10-month investigation local law enforcement officials have dubbed 'Operation Sandsnake'. According to the 12th Judicial Distri...

 2020-08-07 03:01 

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Voters choose new face for Hamilton Co. School Board, with incumbents on ballot winning...

Voters chose to keep all incumbents on the Hamilton County School Board who were running in the August 6th election. District 1 School Board incumbent Rhonda Thurman won with 54 percent of the vote. District 7 School Board incumbent Joe Wingate also won w...

 2020-08-07 01:49 

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Driver escapes tractor trailer fire at the I-24/I-59 split Thursday...

Firefighters say a truck driver was able to escape after their tractor trailer caught fire in Dade County Thursday. The Trenton-Dade County Fire Department responded to the I-24/I-59 split this afternoon. (Image: Trenton-Dade County Fire Department) Accor...

 2020-08-07 01:13 

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Bill Hagerty wins Republican Senate primary in Tennessee...

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bill Hagerty wins Republican Senate primary in Tennessee....

 2020-08-07 01:07 

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Murray County man charged with causing crash that killed two...

The Murray County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) is charging a man they say was responsible for a vehicle accident that killed two people. Deputies Anthony "Tony" Brown on August 4th, and he is now in custody, charged with the deaths of Tommy and Kri...

 2020-08-07 00:38 

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Nashville doctor who urged Gov. Lee to take more precautions tests positive for COVID-19...

A veteran Nashville doctor who has been treating COVID-19 patients and has urged Tennessee officials to take more precautions is now stricken with the disease. Dr. Matthew Semler is yet another healthcare worker who has contracted COVID-19. Thousands have...

 2020-08-06 23:35 

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University System of Georgia approve of funding for state institutions...

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia held committee meeting Thursday morning. An array of topics were discussed including academic affairs, and intercollegiate athletics. As far as the fiscal year 2021 budget all institutions a part of...

 2020-08-06 23:34 

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2 Dade County Schools employees test positive for COVID-19 ahead of reopening...

Dade County Schools officials say two of their employees have coronavirus, just a week away from the start of school. Superintendent Dr. Jan Harris announced the news on Twitter Wednesday evening. School officials have so far not shared more information a...

 2020-08-06 22:18 

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TVA rescinds decision to outsource technology jobs...

Just days after President Donald Trump criticizedthe Tennessee Valley Authority for hiring foreign workers, the federally owned energy corporation announced Thursday it was rescinding a decision to lay off its in-house technology workers. The authority ha...

 2020-08-06 21:40 

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Red Bank Middle School teachers prepare for a new and unprecedented school year...

At Red Bank Middle School teachers were back in their classrooms for the first time in quite a while. This summer's preparation for the upcoming school year was undoubtedly like none other. Teachers like Melanie Carter are having to adjust by moving d...

 2020-08-06 21:17 

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50 Hamilton County residents have now died of COVID-19, as dozens are in the ICU...

The coronavirus in Hamilton County has now reached another grim milestone. On Thursday, the county Health Department confirmed another person has died from the virus, marking the 50th COVID-19 related death in our community. According to the county's ...

 2020-08-06 20:34 

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Some HCS families will not have free EPB before school starts...

Hamilton County Schools joined up with EPB to help provide lower income families in Chattanooga internet for the school year. EPB's press release said, "HCS EdConnect powered by EPB is a new initiative that will provide internet services to about ...

 2020-08-06 20:34 

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Tenn. Secretary of State expects delay in voting results due to number of absentee ballots...

Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett says with around 10 times as many absentee ballots as we're used to seeing, voters should expect results to take longer and into Friday morning. "It's going to take longer, just like it takes longer to ...

 2020-08-06 20:34 

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Tenn. Secretary of State expects delay in voting results due to number of absentee ballots...

Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett says with around 10 times as many absentee ballots as we're used to seeing, voters should expect results to take longer and into Friday morning. "It's going to take longer, just like it takes longer to ...

 2020-08-06 20:32 

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4 Hamilton County polling places switched after bishop denied use of churches...

Several United Methodist churches in Hamilton County were pulled from the list of polling places this election day, leading people to vote elsewhere. Differing opinions on mask requirements led to the change. Voters who normally cast ballots at Christ Uni...

 2020-08-06 20:20 

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Tennessee launches new online tool for educators and families...

The Tennessee Department of Education has launched a new online academic tool for educators and families. "Best For All Central:Tennessee9;s Hub for Learning and Teaching" will provide schools, teachers and families with support for teaching an...

 2020-08-06 19:48 

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CFD: WWII hand grenade found in Chattanooga home...

Many people like to put drinks and snacks in their cupholders, but one Chattanooga man came to firefighters for help with a World War II hand grenade in his cupholder. You read that right - a more than 75-year-old hand grenade. Chattanooga Fire Department...

 2020-08-06 19:40 

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Tennessee prison renamed in honor of administrator killed in the line of duty...

A Tennessee prison is being renamed in honor of an administrator who was killed in the line of duty. The Tennessee Prison for Women (TPFW) will now be known as the Debra K. Johnson Rehabilitation Center. Johnson, 64, was killed last year at the hands of e...

 2020-08-06 17:48 

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Hamilton Co. residents possibly exposed at NC Young Life camp, health department warns...

The Hamilton County Health Department said in a release on Thursday that some Hamilton County residents may have been recently exposed to COVID-19 at a Young Life camp in Weaverville, North Carolina. The health department says there was "exposure to p...

 2020-08-06 14:04 

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Tennessee couple accused of hurting baby girl who needed hospitalization...

A Tennessee couple has been indicted on charges of allegedly abusing an 8-month-old baby. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) says an investigation was launched after the child was hospitalized on July 10. Investigators found information 19-year-o...

 2020-08-06 13:37 

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Tennessee state veterinarian warns livestock owners to watch out for disease in Midwest...

Tennessee's state veterinarian is advising livestock owners to look out for signs of a disease that has affected horses, cattle and other animals in Midwest states. State Veterinarian Samantha Beaty says vesicular stomatitis virus, or VSV, has not yet...

 2020-08-06 12:47 

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Feds: North Carolina man pleads guilty to threatening to burn Black church...

A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to threatening to burn down a Black church in Virginia days after one of the church's leaders took part in a vigil for George Floyd, a Black man who died in police custody in Minnesota. MAN CHARGED WITH ETHNIC I...

 2020-08-06 12:46 

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Tennessee unemployment claims see significant drop with more than 11,000 filing last week...

Unemployment claims have seen a significant drop with more than 11,000 filing last week, the stateDept. of Labor and Workforce announced Thursday. 11,690 people filed for unemployment in Tennessee last week. That's down from 19,461 the week prior and ...

 2020-08-06 12:39 

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Asian carp update: Biologists say no new sightings at Chickamauga Lake...

Representatives from eleven different agencies convened online Thursday to update the latest status in the battle against Asian carp. Asian carp were first brought to the United States to be raised in artificial holding ponds to be raised and sold commerc...

 2020-08-06 12:35 

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Dr. Birx: Tennessee COVID-19 data shifts from red to yellow, state still 'concerning'...

White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx says Tennessee's COVID-19 numbers have fallen from the red zone into the yellow. Birx said while the state data is getting better, the situation in Tennessee is still "concerning. ...

 2020-08-06 12:31 

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GMC FOX Edition interview: Hamilton County Schools' drive through Back to School event...
 2020-08-06 10:45 

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Tennessee Primary Election Day: Getting you prepared for the polls...

Tennessee voters will be hitting the polls Thursday for Election Day. Voters can cast their ballots from 8 a. m. to 8 p. m. Once the polls close, depend on us to bring you complete election coverage. Our election results page is here. Issues on the ballot...

 2020-08-06 10:18 

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Ooltewah High School cheerleader fighting rare cancer...

The Ooltewah area is coming together to support a varsity cheerleader as she fights for her life. Tiana Felder says she has always been very outgoing, loud and funny. She says her life took a big turn back in April. Felder is 14-years-old and is fighting ...

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