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 2020-09-25 17:46 

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Obama endorses Warnock in crowded Georgia Senate race...

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Barack Obama endorsed the Rev. Raphael Warnock in Georgia's special U. S. Senate election on Friday, providing a boost as the candidate looks to consolidate support in order to win a spot in a potential runoff. Th...

 2020-09-25 17:32 

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Chattanooga Library, City Hall, Development Resource Center to open back up on Monday...

Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke has signed an executive order that reopens several city facilities to the public as of Monday, September 28th. These facilities were closed back in the Spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Reopening facilities include the Chat...

 2020-09-25 16:19 

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Sour note: Marching band members disappointed SEC season begins without them...

SEC football teams will open their season this weekend, but some teams will be missing a traditional part of the game. We spoke with a member from one of college athletics' most well-known marching bands about the drastic changes she and her bandmates...

 2020-09-25 15:12 

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15,000 Tennessee small businesses may still be eligible for relief funds, deadline extends...

The deadline has been extended for small businesses in Tennessee to certify for relief funds. Gov. Bill Lee announced a five-day extension for businesses to certify for the Tennessee Business Relief Program. An estimated 15,000 businesses may still be eli...

 2020-09-25 14:34 

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Sheriff: Undocumented man charged with sexually assaulting child in North Carolina...

Cherokee County, North Carolina Sheriff Derrick Palmer says a 39-year-old man is now in custody and facing charges he sexually assaulted a child. A release from Sheriff Palmer says someone filed a complaint with investigators back in January about a sexua...

 2020-09-25 13:08 

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Good Chatt. with Greg & Chloe: Stories to make you smile...

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 2020-09-25 12:26 

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Tennessee woman, California man sought in double homicide in Kentucky...

A young man and woman are sought in a double homicide in southern Kentucky. Edward Whitledge, 29 of California and Kayla Spivey, 28 of the Hilham Community in Clay County are wanted in a double homicide in Monroe County, Ky. on Sept. 20, the Livingston Po...

 2020-09-25 11:10 

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Georgia high school tests might not count toward grades...

Students in Georgia public high schools would face no consequences for failing statewide standardized tests for at least one year under a proposal from state Superintendent Richard Woods in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Woods announced the plan Th...

 2020-09-24 23:59 

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Joe Clyde Daniels case: Emotional interrogation video of Joseph Daniels shared in court...

More than two years ago TBI agents, loved ones, and hundreds of concerned community members searched for 5-year-old Joe Clyde Daniels. Meanwhile his father was undergoing an intense polygraph test by Agent Ronnie Faulkner with the Tennessee Bureau of Inve...

 2020-09-24 23:17 

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Tn ranks among worst states for voter turnout, but Hamilton County Data shows improvement...

According to the World Population Review, Tennessee ranks 48th in the U. S. for voter turnout. But in Hamilton County this election year, new voter registration has increased. According to the Hamilton County Election Commission,20,070 new voters register...

 2020-09-24 23:17 

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TN ranks among worst states for voter turnout, but Hamilton County data shows improvement...

According to the World Population Review, Tennessee ranks 48th in the U. S. for voter turnout. But in Hamilton County this election year, new voter registration has increased. According to the Hamilton County Election Commission,20,070 new voters register...

 2020-09-24 22:06 

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Hamilton Co. Health Dept's report of active case numbers drops by 902 after "data cleanup"...

The Hamilton County Health Department's website showed a drastic drop in the number of active COVID-19 cases reported Thursday. Health officials reported a total of 603 active cases today - a drop of 902 active cases reported from the 1,505 their webs...

 2020-09-24 19:59 

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Serious crash on I-75 southbound at Volkswagen Drive closes several lanes Thursday...

Chattanooga Police say a crash on Interstate 75 southbound at Volkswagen Drive has caused serious injuries Thursday afternoon, and TDOT cameras show a big impact on southbound traffic. Police say the crash involved multiple vehicles. They are urging drive...

 2020-09-24 17:56 

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GBI arrests 20-year-old Dalton man on child pornography charges...

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) says agents have arrested a 20-year-old Whitfield County man on several charges, including creating child pornography. Zachary Moore is charged with possession of child pornography, creation of child pornography, ...

 2020-09-24 15:45 

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Nashville moves to Phase III of reopening, expansion for bars, restaurants, events...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --Nashville Mayor John Cooper announced on Thursday Davidson County will move to Phase III of reopening starting on Friday, October 1. Mayor Cooper cited continued improvements in the fight against COVID-19, the city marking a 7 day posit...

 2020-09-24 15:13 

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Rep. Hakeem calls for state to investigate Hamilton Co. Election Commission...

In a letter to Secretary of State Tre Hargett, Tennessee State Representative Yusuf Hakeem (D) has called for his office to investigate the Hamilton County Election Commission. Hakeem plans to hold a news conference Thursday afternoon at 1 p. m. to provid...

 2020-09-24 13:22 

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Girls on the Run recruitment...
 2020-09-24 13:18 

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Free health webinar to help you drop pandemic weight...
 2020-09-24 12:24 

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Presidential Election: Results could be delayed, Tennessee expects record absentee ballots...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --2020 has thrown plenty of curveballs, so it might not be a surprise Election Day in Tennessee may not be a normal one with a record number of absentee ballots expected. In a normal year, Americans track precinct reporting data as polls ...

 2020-09-24 11:36 

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Video refutes Tennessee trooper who denied unmasking protester: Report...

A former Tennessee state trooper's insistence that he never yanked the mask off a protester near the state Capitol has been refuted by surveillance footage and an eyewitness account from a fellow law enforcement officer, state records show. A public r...

 2020-09-24 03:40 

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'Back to School: Progress Report': A deeper look at the state of schools in the COVID era...

Are current back to school strategies working? Most students in Hamilton County have been going back to in-person classes for nearly a month now, but questions remain. NewsChannel 9 is taking an in-depth look at the state of our schools, and speaking with...

 2020-09-24 01:31 

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Tennessee says K-12 students suffered "significant learning loss" amid pandemic closures...

Tennessee leaders say the pandemic has taken a big toll on students' learning. Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Education on Wednesday announced some figures on just how much students are struggling, calling it a "significant lear...

 2020-09-24 00:23 

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Vietnam Veteran from Apison who earned a Silver Star is honored in his hometown...

Aubie Camp grew up in Apison, Tennessee, a small community outside of Chattanooga. He told me he joined the Marine Corps, and at that time he just wanted to see some place other than Apison. He graduated from high school in 1964. "They had some recrui...

 2020-09-23 22:10 

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Hamilton County Schools offers teachers mental health resources...

Teachers have some new added stressors and pressures this school year due to COVID-19. Newschannel9 spoke to one teacher that says the added responsibilities can impact teachers' mental health. Jenna Sipula is a 3rd grade teacher and has more than jus...

 2020-09-23 21:59 

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Tennessee lawmakers discuss compensating college athletes with newly proposed bill...

Tennessee representative Antonio Parkinson is advocating for college athletes to be compensated for their efforts on the field of play. In Wednesdays House Education Meeting, Parkinson presented to lawmakers his bill he's proposing that would allow st...

 2020-09-23 21:27 

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High school football games in Hamilton County cancelled due to COVID-19...

Two Friday night football games with teams from Hamilton County have been cancelled this week, and another game next week, this after school officials reported COVID-19 cases. Those games are Signal Mountain vs. East Ridge, and McCallie vs. Battle Ground ...

 2020-09-23 20:39 

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'Breonna deserves better': Chattanoogans plan protest after Kentucky grand jury decision...

A Kentucky grand jury's decision to indict only one officer in Breonna Taylor's case - but not for her death - is being met with frustration by many around the country, including in Chattanooga. On Wednesday, the jury indicted fired Officer Brett ...

 2020-09-23 18:17 

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Former UGA player says he experienced racism, manipulation...

Former Georgia defensive back Otis Reese says he left the school because of racist treatment on campus and coach Kirby Smart manipulated him to continue playing for the Bulldogs last season after he expressed his intention to transfer. Reese transferred t...

 2020-09-23 18:15 

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Hearing in baby Joe Clyde Daniels case set for Thursday...

A hearing in the baby Joe Clyde Daniels case is slated for Thursday. The hearing was previously scheduled for earlier this month, but was postponed due to COVID-19 quarantines. Joseph Daniels, Joe's dad, is charged with murder, although little Joe'...

 2020-09-23 16:44 

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Tennessee Gov. Lee announces $55M in farm, forestry COVID-19 aid...

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has announced that farm and forestry businesses are getting $55 million in aid funded by the federal coronavirus relief package. The Republican's office says the Coronavirus Agricultural and Forestry Business Fund aims to help ...

 2020-09-23 15:05 

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Several escape burning home in Chattanooga Wednesday morning...

The Chattanooga Fire Department says several residents safely evacuated their home after a house fire Wednesday morning. CFD says they received a call at 7:40 a. m. with reports of smoke coming from the attic of a home in the 4800 block of General Thomas ...

 2020-09-23 12:48 

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Interview: SoundCorps presents Sidewalk Stages Street Performances...
 2020-09-23 12:47 

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Tracy Lawrence teams up with Tennessee fire officials for safety campaign...

Country music star Tracy Lawrence is teaming with up Tennessee fire officials for a new safety campaign. Lawrence stars in a series of public service announcements sharing fire safety message to help save lives from home fires. "I have the highest adm...

 2020-09-23 12:42 

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Interview: Medal of Honor Center fundraiser preview...
 2020-09-23 12:30 

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NC Senator says he plans to introduce bill to defund cities that defund police...

A North Carolina Senator now says he plans to introduce a bill to defund cities that defund police departments. ASHEVILLE'S CHANGE TO POLICE DEPARTMENT BUDGET DRAWS MIXED REACTIONS. On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the Asheville City Council voted 5-2 to defund ...

 2020-09-23 11:45 

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Republican US Senate candidate Bill Hagerty shares campaign focus with NewsChannel 9...

Voters in Tennessee will soon decide who they want to fill the state's soon-to-be vacant U-S Senate seat. It will be the first time since 2002 this seat will be open. Republican incumbent Senator Lamar Alexander will retire at the end of his term. The...

 2020-09-23 10:26 

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Migrant women to no longer see rural Georgia gynecologist accused of misconduct...

Immigration authorities have stopped sending detained women to a rural Georgia gynecologist accused of performing surgeries without consent, a government spokesman said Tuesday. Dr. Mahendra Amin faces allegations that he administered hysterectomies and o...

 2020-09-23 03:17 

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Chattanooga Area Food Bank offering free meals 3 days a week at Alstom testing site...

Hamilton County's Health Department continues its free, daily testing at the Alstom Plant. But officials are also offering other services for families who need help during the pandemic. Caption: WTVC. The Chattanooga Area Food Bank will be at the plan...

 2020-09-23 03:15 

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UTC researchers expand projects in Smart City initiative, cut down on pedestrian crashes...

In a push for safety in the downtown Chattanooga area, UTC researchers are expanding two projects that track and monitor transportation and pedestrian patterns under the Smart City's initiative. In collaboration with CDOT, UTC's Center for Urban I...

 2020-09-23 01:45 

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Chattanooga aims to give pay raise to city employees below federal poverty line...

City of Chattanooga employees who make below the federal poverty line could soon see a pay raise. In an 8 to 1 vote, Chattanooga City Council approved the first reading of the ordinance Tuesday night. Councilman Russell Gilbert was the sole dissenting vot...

 2020-09-23 00:48 

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Person trapped underneath flipped car on Signal Mountain Tuesday...

Emergency crews rescued a person trapped under a vehicle after it flipped on Signal Mountain Tuesday evening. Walden's Ridge Emergency Services responded to the 4200 block of the W Road around 6 p. m. Crews arrived to find the vehicle was on its top, ...

 2020-09-22 23:29 

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New CDC guidance could mean adjustments to Halloween, fall traditions...

It's officially the start of Fall, and the changing of the leaves means families are setting their eyes on quintessential fall traditions. Now as the pandemic and the holiday seasons converge, families in our area have started to think and plan ahead....

 2020-09-22 23:29 

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New CDC guidance could mean adjustments to Halloween, fall traditions...

It's officially the start of Fall, and the changing of the leaves means families are setting their eyes on quintessential fall traditions. Now as the pandemic and the holiday seasons converge, families in our area have started to think and plan ahead....

 2020-09-22 23:23 

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Two top Tennessee lawmakers say another commission needs to approve removal of bust...

Two of Tennessee's top Republican lawmakers say there could be another step to take in the removal of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest's bust from the State Capitol. This comes after the State Capitol Commission voted to recommend its re...

 2020-09-22 23:11 

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Democratic Senate candidate Marquita Bradshaw calls campaign 'a leap of faith'...

In the campaign to replace retiring Sen. Lamar Alexander, one candidate is getting the attention of voters in an extreme way. Democrat Marquita Bradshaw was nervous but said she was fine after saying her prayers just before skydiving in Greeneville. "...

 2020-09-22 23:03 

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Georgia 'sextortionist' sentenced after coercing 150+ young girls to make child porn...

A Georgia man who convinced dozens of girls to make sexually explicit pictures and videos of themselves has now been sentenced to federal prison for his abominable crimes. Department of Justice officials announced Tuesday that 25-year-old Benjamin Jenkins...

 2020-09-22 21:29 

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Officials: Northeast Georgia deputies shoot, kill knife-wielding woman...

(NOTE: This story contains graphic and disturbing video. Viewer discretion is advised. ) State officials say deputies in Northeast Georgia shot and killed a woman who was armed with a knife and a blow torch after she charged at them with the knife. The Oc...

 2020-09-22 20:49 

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Mainx24 cancels 2020 festival as Southside businesses work to recoup from spring shutdown...

Cancellations are common in a pandemic world. Riverbend, the IronMan, JFest and now Mainx24. Those are just a handful of the events that have been cancelled in Chattanooga due to the pandemic. MainX24 is the latest on the list of events being axed this ye...

 2020-09-22 18:20 

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Open records request reveals hundreds of janitorial complaints at Hamilton Co. Schools...

Hamilton County's school system has talked about and added enhanced cleaning to many of its facilities, but after NewsChannel 9 filed an open records request with the district, we've found some of the most basic janitorial services could be the bi...

 2020-09-22 17:24 

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Here's where to see breathtaking peak Fall colors in Tennessee...

Grab the boots, sweaters and hats - Autumn is upon us and it's a great time for a road trip across Tennessee. September 22 marks the official start of Fall. The September Equinox is the moment when the Sun appears to cross the celestial equator, headi...

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