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 2021-03-04 11:22 

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Georgia House unanimously approves $140M income tax cut...

A unanimous Georgia House voted 171-0 Wednesday for a $140 million state income tax cut, in what Republicans hope is just a first step in further tax relief. House Bill 593 also appealed to Democrats because it would aid taxpayers who earn relatively litt...

 2021-03-04 02:49 

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Diocese of Knoxville advises against Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to fetal stem cell use...

For months, officials and health experts have raced to get Americans vaccinated. This week, several leaders of the largest religious organization in the world are expressing hesitation over the newest vaccine to be authorized. Including one in our backyar...

 2021-03-04 01:36 

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Chattanooga Mayoral Race: Voters, election workers discuss the path to the runoff...

Chattanooga's Election Day came and went. But the race for mayor is far from over. A field of 15 candidates is now down to just two. Tim Kelly and Kim White are heading into a runoff election on April 13th. Chattanooga mayoral candidates Tim Kelly and...

 2021-03-03 23:52 

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Despite Enterprise South's vast coverage, staff efficiently administer doses to the public...

Hamilton County is learning how to fully utilize what might be its biggest tool to fight COVID-19. Today, we got an inside look at the health department's vaccine center at Enterprise South. Caption: Eric Price reports. Mayor Jim Copppinger has says t...

 2021-03-03 20:16 

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Governor Kemp gives COVID-19 vaccine updates in Georgia...

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Governor Brian Kemp will give updates on the COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Georgia. The Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Toomey and Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency Director Chris St...

 2021-03-03 20:16 

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Governor Kemp announces five more mass vaccine sites coming...

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Governor Kemp announced that five more mass vaccination sites will be created. Since the first four mass vaccination sites opened last Monday they have 243,000 pre-registrations and over 24,000 vaccines administered at the sites. Director ...

 2021-03-03 19:56 

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Dayton postal worker charged with stealing mail from Rhea and Hamilton Counties...

A Dayton woman is now facing charges of mail theft in Rhea County. According to a Facebook post on the Rhea County Sheriff's Department page, Melissa Chance was originally pulled over in her mail Jeep on suspicion of driving while impaired on State Hi...

 2021-03-03 18:51 

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Jackson County uncle, nephew missing since 2019...

Authorities in Alabama need your help locating two missing men who are missing. It's unclear whether their disappearances are related. On May 31st, 2019, a family member filed a missing person's report with the Stevenson, Alabama Police Department...

 2021-03-03 18:17 

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Crews put out fire in jail cell at Silverdale Wednesday morning...

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office corrections personnel responded to a small fire in one of the inmate cells at the Silverdale Detention Center early Wednesday morning. Corrections personnel quickly put out the fire, and no one was hurt. The Chattanoog...

 2021-03-03 17:39 

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Proposed bill to legalize medical cannabis in Tennessee moves forward...

A Tennessee bill seeking to make cannabis legal for medical purposes is moving forward. The "Tennessee Medical Cannabis Act" seeks to regulate medical marijuana. Proposed by State Sen. Janice Bowling (R-Tullahoma) and Rep. Iris Rudder (R-Wincheste...

 2021-03-03 16:35 

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Calling all Catoosa caregivers: County may have spare vaccines available for you...

Catoosa County told us Wednesday morning that they have COVID-19 vaccines available Wednesday and Thursday for anyone who is in an eligible group. And they also want those who take care of an adult or child who is medically fragile to call and get their v...

 2021-03-03 16:24 

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Select Hamilton Co. school programs offer students job certifications before graduation...

Hamilton County has four schools that offer four-year programs that give students experience in a job field of their choosing. Whether it be aviation, hospitality, business, or medical services, Hamilton County's Tennessee Pathways certified programs ...

 2021-03-03 16:15 

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Multi-agency investigation recovers 150 missing children in Tennessee...

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said it's recovered 150 missing children during a multi-agency investigation. One of the children was identified as a possible human trafficking victim. That investigation is still active. "Operation Volunteer...

 2021-03-03 14:34 

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Georgia prison employees fired and arrested after inmate injured...

REIDSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Six employees at a Georgia prison have been fired and arrested following an investigation into their actions against an inmate accused of assaulting a guard, prison officials said Tuesday. An inmate at Georgia State Prison in ...

 2021-03-03 13:38 

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New research shows vaping disrupts blood flow, air flow matching in asymptomatic users...
 2021-03-03 13:12 

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We Still Believe: Spot where 'I Believe in Nashville' mural stood after tornado opening...

One year ago, the iconic "I Believe in Nashville" mural was still standing after a dangerous and deadly tornado tore through the city and ripped apart a business. The mural, which garners long lines for photo ops, is located in the same building a...

 2021-03-03 05:13 

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A Chattanooga chef launched a new venture in a unique environment during the pandemic...

We have told you stories of the restaurants that have closed in Chattanooga since the start of the pandemic. Just over the last couple of weeks Mojo Burrito in St. Elmo, and the Blue Plate downtown closed up shop. Before that Jefferson's downtown and ...

 2021-03-03 05:13 

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A Chattanooga chef launched a new venture in a unique environment during the pandemic...

We have told you stories of the restaurants that have closed in Chattanooga since the start of the pandemic. Just over the last couple of weeks Mojo Burrito in St. Elmo, and the Blue Plate downtown closed up shop. Before that Jefferson's downtown and ...

 2021-03-03 02:58 

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New Chattanooga City Council members elected; two runoff elections coming...

Chattanooga has elected some new City Council members, and two districts are heading to runoff elections. In District 2, there will be a runoff election between Jenny Hill and Thomas Lee in April. Hill is also a school board member for Hamilton County Sch...

 2021-03-03 02:20 

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Chattanooga mayoral candidates Tim Kelly and Kim White move to runoff election...

The results of Chattanooga's municipal elections are in, and the top two mayoral candidates are moving to a runoff election. Tim Kelly received 8,562 votes, gaining 30 percent of the vote. Kim White received 8,289 votes, gaining 29 percent of the vote...

 2021-03-03 00:00 

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Results of the 2021 Chattanooga Municipal Elections...

The voters have made their voices heard, and ballots are being counted in the 2021 Chattanooga Municipal Elections for the positions of City Mayor and City Council members. See the latest election results as they come in at the link here. With as many peo...

 2021-03-02 22:51 

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All Hamilton Co. Schools employees to have vaccine access by March 15; Phase Tracker nixed...

Hamilton County Schools says all of their employees should have access to COVID-19 vaccines by March 15. They say due to the increased access to voluntary vaccinations by district staff members, they will transition away from the Phase Tracker that week a...

 2021-03-02 21:57 

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Chattanooga voters, former mayor discuss key issues on the ballot in city election...

With Election Day finally upon us, Chattanooga is about to enter a new era, as voters cast their ballots for our city's next group of leaders. See the latest election results as they come in at the link here. It's a crowded field of candidates thi...

 2021-03-02 21:57 

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Chattanooga voters, former mayor discuss key issues on the ballot in city election...

With Election Day finally upon us, Chattanooga is about to enter a new era, as voters cast their ballots for our city's next group of leaders. See the latest election results as they come in at the link here. It's a crowded field of candidates thi...

 2021-03-02 21:26 

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Dangerous history of PIT maneuvers in Whitfield County crashes...

We are learning more about PIT (Pursuit Intervention Technique) maneuvers and when the potentially dangerous tactic has been used here in Whitfield County in the past. The maneuver was used last week in Whitfield County to end a chase where the driver Zac...

 2021-03-02 20:36 

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Tennesseans age 16+ with high-risk medical conditions become eligible for vaccine...

Tennessee is moving forward in its vaccination efforts, now including people age 16 and older with high-risk medical comorbidities as well as caregivers of children with such conditions. In a videoconference COVID-19 update Tuesday, Tennessee Health Commi...

 2021-03-02 19:10 

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Remembering the deadly March tornadoes that tore through the heart of Middle Tennessee...

As one year since the deadly tornado outbreak is near, Tennesseans are remembering the lives lost and the devastation left behind on March 3, 2020. In just three hours, the overnight March 2-3 tornadoes bolted across 175 miles of Middle Tennessee. Surveyo...

 2021-03-02 19:00 

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NAACP calls for investigation into man's death while running from Nashville police...

Nashville NAACP is calling for an investigation into the death of a man authorities said died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound while running from Metro Police. Markquett Martin, 21, died after police say he unintentionally shot himself during a foot ch...

 2021-03-02 18:24 

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Chattanooga teen missing, believed held captive by father, last seen in two western states...

The Hamilton County District Attorney's office is asking for the public's help in the case of a missing 17-year-old girl from Chattanooga, who was last seen in two western U. S. states. Authorities believe Daphne Westbrook's father, John Olive...

 2021-03-02 17:44 

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Smokies see second busiest year on record despite COVID-19 pandemic...

Great Smoky Mountains National Park had the second busiest year on record in 2020 despite a 46-day full park closure in the spring and partial closures through August because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The park says for the second time in the park history,...

 2021-03-02 16:52 

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Schools in Rossville on 'soft lockdown' as officers search for carjacking suspsects...

All schools in Rossville are on a 'soft lockdown' Tuesday morning as law enforcement officers search for suspects wanted in a Chattanooga carjacking, according to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson. Sheriff Wilson tells us the carjacking happened ...

 2021-03-02 13:16 

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Interview: Herbal Teas to restore balance for women...
 2021-03-02 13:14 

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Girls on the Run Southeast TN presents Marathon in a Month Fundraiser...
 2021-03-02 11:37 

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Atlanta DA asks court who should prosecute police officers...

After Georgia's attorney general refused to reassign two high-profile cases involving allegations of excessive force against Atlanta police officers, including the killing of Rayshard Brooks, the district attorney is asking the court to decide who sho...

 2021-03-02 04:17 

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Chattanooga PD: Officer's car hit by vehicle while responding to foot chase...

Chattanooga Police say a driver was hurt after crashing into an officer's car as police chased after a suspect Monday night. (Image: WTVC) CPD says an officer tried to pull over a vehicle, but they drove off. Police say the officer did not pursue but ...

 2021-03-02 03:35 

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The 2021 Chattanooga Mayoral Race: Meet your candidates...

On Tuesday, March 2nd, voters will decide who will be the next Mayor of Chattanooga. 15 people are running, hoping to win the job. This year's election features an interesting mix of candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences and stories. Captio...

 2021-03-02 03:12 

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Hamilton Co. COVID-19 cases, deaths trend down, but experts warn not to let guard down...

The U. S. has officially added a new weapon to the arsenal against COVID-19: a third vaccine. After getting the green light from the FDA, Johnson and Johnson shipped out the first batch of its new one-dose vaccine Monday. Those shots could be in the arms ...

 2021-03-02 00:29 

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Tennessee Senate OKs anti-trans athlete bill...

Tennessee's GOP-dominant Senate advanced legislation Monday that would ban transgender athletes from participating in girls' sports. The bill has been heavily criticized by Democrats and civil rights advocates, who have warned that Tennessee will ...

 2021-03-02 00:05 

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Georgia House passes GOP bill rolling back voting access...

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Georgia muscled legislation through the state House on Monday that would roll back voting access, over the objection of Democrats and civil rights groups gathered at the Capitol to protest. The bill comes after...

 2021-03-01 23:30 

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Marble vandals target law firm, small businesses in Chattanooga; reward offered...

A law firm is offering a reward to find whoever is shooting marbles at several Chattanooga businesses, including their own. The McMahan Law Firm sent us several photos showing some of the damage to their building. Caption: WTVC. They tell us someone is sh...

 2021-03-01 22:15 

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The work of Chattanooga healthcare pioneer Chris Ramsey lives on through his successors...

COVID-19 claimed the life of a man who worked to help people fight the virus. Now, the community he served is making sure his memory lives on forever. Chris Ramsey lost his battle with the virus back in January. Those closest to him told us Ramsey was a k...

 2021-03-01 21:44 

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North Ga. schools prepare for standardized tests after Biden Admin denies states' waivers...

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp isn't pleased with the Biden Administration's decision to deny state waivers that called for standardized testing requirements to be cancelled for the school year. "In a year when teachers and students have faced un...

 2021-03-01 21:33 

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Chattanoogans create tribute to lives lost to COVID-19, joining national movement...

Volunteers and people in Chattanooga affected by COVID-19 are remembering all the lives lost during the pandemic. This installation is one of over one hundred floral hearts being displayed today throughout the country. It is also part of a larger grassroo...

 2021-03-01 20:56 

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TBI: 3 arrested for murder of East Tennessee man...

Three people have been charged with the murder of an East Tennessee man who had been reported missing. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) special agents began their investigation on Feb. 22, when the body of 28-year-old Aaron Jeremiah Massengill was ...

 2021-03-01 19:04 

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Tennessee NAACP leader takes aim at GOP Senators push to prohibit national anthem protests...

A Tennessee NAACP leader is taking aim at Republican Senators pushing to prohibit protesting during the National Anthem. Athletes in the NFL, MLB and NBA are kneeling during the national anthem—a sign of protest for racial equality. On Feb. 15, ETSU...

 2021-03-01 18:32 

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Tennessee Titans' Derrick Henry gives $15K to Nashville firefighter who lost his home...

Tennessee Titans Pro Bowl running back Derrick Henry surprised a Nashville firefighter in a big way. Firefighter Jeremy Taylor, a huge Titans fan, lost his home in White Bluff in late January after it was destroyed by a large fire. Taylor had recently mov...

 2021-03-01 16:36 

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Tennessee drivers paying more at the pump as gas prices rise...

Gas prices in Tennessee are up an average of 10 cents compared to last week. As of Monday, AAA says average gas prices are $2. 50 per gallon in Tennessee. That's up about 27 cents from last month and up 29 cents form a year ago. Crude prices increased...

 2021-03-01 15:20 

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Joint investigation results in seizure of large quantity of crystal meth, 3 arrested...

Three people have been arrested and charged in connection with a reported methamphetamine distribution organization. Authorities say in October 2020, the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office conducted a search of a home on Lower Vengeance Creek Road, Marb...

 2021-03-01 14:43 

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Purchasing and programming your Midland NOAA weather radio...

It's time once again to let our StormTrack 9 team help you be more aware, more prepared and better informed about severe weather. Weather radios alert you to severe weather early. It's one of the best ways to keep you and your family safe. Once ag...

 2021-03-01 14:34 

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AAA: Georgia pump prices continue to rise...

Gas prices in Georgia increased at the pump compared to a week ago, according to a report released Monday by AAA. AAA said Georgia drivers are now paying an average of $2. 57 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 6 more t...

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