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 2021-03-01 14:32 

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Canadian collects $100,000 in Knoxville BASS Elite tournament...

While check-in for the Bassmaster Elite bass tournament on the Tennessee River near Knoxville was scheduled for 3 p. m. ET, Jeff Gustafson was waiting in the parking lot behind the World's Fair Park Performance Lawn by 2. With his limit of smallmouth ...

 2021-03-01 14:10 

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

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 2021-03-01 14:04 

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Get Moving Monday: What's the right amount of time for a good workout?...
 2021-03-01 13:54 

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Six Tennessee interstate spots named among U.S.'s worst bottlenecks for truckers...

Stuck in traffic? A research company says several roadways in Tennessee are being "choked by suggestion" and named six spots in Nashville and Chattanooga among the worst bottlenecks for trucks in the U. S. The American Transportation Research Inst...

 2021-03-01 13:47 

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Businesses in East Ridge without water after crew strikes unmarked main...

Crews in East Ridge are working to repair a sinkhole that formed Monday morning near the Starbucks in East Ridge. East Ridge Police Chief Stan Allen tells us a crew contracted with RCJ telecom, a subcontractor of Southeast Utilities, was trying to install...

 2021-03-01 13:07 

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Veteran, Democrat announces challenge to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene in 2022...

A second Democrat has announced intentions to run against incumbent Georgia 14th District Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene next year. Marcus Flowers made his announcement official on Monday in a campaign video released on YouTube. The ad explicitly cr...

 2021-03-01 13:06 

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Tennessee lawmakers want 'Amazing Grace' sung by Dolly Parton to be an official state song...

Tennessee lawmakers want the song "Amazing Grace" as sung by Dolly Parton to be an official state song. Rep. Mike Sparks (R-Smynra) and Sen. Raumesh Akbari (D-Memphis) introducedHB 0938/SB 1416 in February, which would make the hymn written by Joh...

 2021-03-01 12:21 

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Woman faces DUI charges after 3-vehicle crash, flooding shuts down I-24 early Monday...

A woman faces DUI charges after a 3-vehicle crash early Monday on Interstate 24 eastbound near Germantown Road. Rainwater runoff complicated the crash cleanup. The crash, which happened a little before 3 a. m. , blocked all three eastbound lanes. East Rid...

 2021-03-01 11:21 

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Bills pile up for Georgia lawmakers as key deadline looms...

Georgia lawmakers have spent a lot of time debating elections, but they have other work to accomplish in the next week. An annual deadline called crossover is looming on March 8. By then, bills must by passed by their original chamber or fail for the year...

 2021-03-01 11:15 

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Tennessee trooper charged with choking, punching man...

A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper has been charged with choking and punching a man during an arrest last year, authorities said. Trooper Sammy Allen, 32, has been indicted by a Robertson County grand jury on assault charges stemming from a Nov. 27 arrest...

 2021-03-01 04:53 

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Ooltewah man hospitalized 64 days for COVID talks recovery, possibility of lung transplant...

For the majority of his 64 days stay, Jeff Wilson had only physicians and his thoughts to keep him company. "My primary care said I was the unlucky one percent," said Wilson. Wilson, 57, spent most of that that time fighting for his life in Erlang...

 2021-03-01 02:39 

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Chattanooga teenager in urgent search of a kidney donor before turning 18 this year...

A Chattanooga family is trying to find a kidney donor for their daughter. Doctors say they need a match before she turns 18y-years-old. Autumn Stone got a kidney transplant from her mom when she was a child, but now she needs a new one. And she needs it s...

 2021-02-28 03:41 

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Whitfield County car crash on Thursday leaves two dead, questions still left unanswered...

Some Whitfield County residents are questioning events that led up to a fatal car crash on Thursday. It happened off of Highway 41 and Little John Lane. Thursday night. neighbors at the scene say they saw some sort of chase that ended when a pickup truck ...

 2021-02-28 01:53 

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Chattanooga widow starts non-profit organization for those navigating life after loss...

Losing a spouse is never an easy thing, especially if you are young. But for some, COVID has made it even more difficult to deal what life has thrown at them. After her husband's passing from lung cancer 3 years ago, Azurae Redmond was left a widow at...

 2021-02-27 10:36 

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 2021-02-27 04:08 

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FAA: 3 dead in small plane crash in northeast Georgia...

A single-engine plane bound for Florida crashed after takeoff Friday evening from an airport in northeast Georgia, killing the three people aboard, authorities said. The Cessna 182 crashed around 6:50 p. m. approximately two miles (3. 2 kilometers) northe...

 2021-02-27 02:59 

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Absentee ballot requests skyrocket for Chattanooga's 2020 municipal election...

The pandemic has caused more people to vote by mail, and with the March 2nd Chattanooga mayoraland city council elections just days away, the city is seeing demand for absentee ballots skyrocket when compared to years past. The Hamilton County Election Co...

 2021-02-27 02:59 

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Absentee ballot requests skyrocket for Chattanooga's 2020 municipal election...

The pandemic has caused more people to vote by mail, and with the March 2nd Chattanooga mayoraland city council elections just days away, the city is seeing demand for absentee ballots skyrocket when compared to years past. The Hamilton County Election Co...

 2021-02-27 01:31 

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Georgia lawmakers again seek to make college hazing a felony...

Georgia lawmakers are again seeking to increase penalties for hazing, seeking to honor a Georgia teen who died from alcohol poisoning after a 2017 incident at a Louisiana State University fraternity. The Georgia Senate voted 47-0 on Friday for Senate Bill...

 2021-02-27 00:07 

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Catoosa Co. mom eager to get vaccine to protect toddler with complex medical conditions...

In Georgia, Governor Brian Kemp says Johnson and Johnson's progress led them to expand who is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. Starting March 8th, teachers and other vulnerable people will be eligible to receive a shot. Many in our area have been wait...

 2021-02-26 23:58 

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With the city's election days away, young Chattanoogans are aiming to energize the vote...

Local elections often skew to older voters. But some young Chattanoogans have turned to music, social media, and other creative efforts to get out the vote, and change millennials' reputation in politics. Caption: Eric Benninghoff reports... A DJ set-...

 2021-02-26 23:53 

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Deputies find 'disturbing' trail of damage in a Rutherford County church...

It will take some time before Restoration Church in Forest City is fully restored after Rutherford County deputies found everything from satanic drawings to broken windows and overturned furniture Saturday. Caption: WLOS. "It's sad," said Mike...

 2021-02-26 23:18 

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Shelby County Health Director resigns amid investigation into wasted, stolen doses...

The director of Shelby County's Health Department has resigned as investigations continue into hundreds of wasted COVID-19 vaccines and allegations of stolen doses. Mayor Lee Harris announced DirectorAlisa Haushalter's resignation on Friday during...

 2021-02-26 22:39 

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Chattanooga PD: Woman taken to hospital, reports drive-by shooting...

Chattanooga Police are asking for the community's help after a woman reported she was injured in a drive-by shooting. It happened Thursday night. Police say around 10 p. m. , they got the call that a 25-year-old woman had arrived at the hospital in a ...

 2021-02-26 22:38 

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Weather Alert for Sunday PM to Monday AM; heavy rainfall & flooding potential...

WEATHER ALERT FOR SUNDAY PM TO MONDAY AM.... HEAVY RAIN & FLOODING POTENTIAL. Periods of rain and even some thunder this Friday evening, then a few showers overnight with temperatures steadily rising into the mid/upper 50s. Watch for areas of dense fog. S...

 2021-02-26 22:27 

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Two Soddy-Daisy men charged in deadly December overdose...

Two Soddy-Daisy men have been arrested, charged in the overdose death of a person in December. Marshal Dale Richards and James Chad Condra were arrested after a Hamilton County Sheriff's Office investigation into the December 8th, 2020 Lakesite death....

 2021-02-26 21:14 

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State: Trion woman accused of forging late husband's ballot in 2020 election...

A Northwest Georgia woman's case was among dozens of potential election violations sent to prosecutors this week. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced nearly 80 new cases are among this third batch sent to the attorney general or lo...

 2021-02-26 20:38 

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Tennessee tax worker charged with filing fake returns, keeping refunds...

A Tennessee tax examiner for the Internal Revenue Service has been charged with filing false returns and keeping parts of tax refunds for herself. The U. S. attorney's office in Memphis said Thursday that Linda Williams, 52, prepared fake tax returns ...

 2021-02-26 19:07 

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How can a senior overcome loneliness? Regular phone calls, says a new study...

Regularly reaching out to the seniors in your life during the COVID-19 pandemic could be more important than we thought. A new study shows that empathy-based phone calls helped fight pandemic loneliness and improved mental health in a clinical trial of 24...

 2021-02-26 18:28 

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Georgia House wants sexual misconduct training for doctors...

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Doctors in Georgia could soon be required to undergo sexual misconduct training under a bill that passed the state House on Friday. House Bill 458 would require that physicians and dentists undergo a one-time training on sexual misconduct ...

 2021-02-26 18:15 

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69-year-old Tennessee massage therapist accused of rape, sexually battery of females...

PORTLAND, Tenn. --A 69-year-old massage therapist has been charged with rape and sexual battery involving two female clients. The Portland Police Department reports an investigation was launched into the actions of James D. Hall, operator of Sunrise to Su...

 2021-02-26 17:58 

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Chick-fil-A dealing with nationwide system outage Friday affecting credit, debit payments...

If you are craving some Chick-fil-A this Friday, you had better bring some cash. That's because Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide, including in Tennessee and Georgia, are experiencing a service outage Friday, affecting the fast-food chicken chain'...

 2021-02-26 17:57 

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Wasted COVID vaccines, theft allegations & children inappropriately vaccinated at TN site...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) Commissioner Dr. Lisa Piercey issued a briefing Friday detailing the investigation into the Shelby County Department of Health's waste of COVID-19 vaccines and stockpile of 50,000 doses. The Cent...

 2021-02-26 17:06 

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Global IT consulting firm investing $27M in Tennessee, creating 300 new jobs...

Leading global IT consulting firm CGI will be bringing its new operations to Knoxville, representing a $27 million investment. The move is expected to bring 300 new jobs to the area over the next five years. TheIT delivery center is seeking job candidates...

 2021-02-26 14:54 

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U.S. lawmaker calls for removal of Tennessean Andrew Jackson's statue at D.C. park...

A U. S. lawmaker in the District of Columbia is calling for the removal of a statue of Andrew Jackson from a local park. The Tennessean who was the 7th President of the United States has been scrutinized for his ownership of slaves and engineering the Ind...

 2021-02-26 13:50 

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

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 2021-02-26 13:46 

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 2021-02-26 13:15 

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Georgia Senate moves to streamline probation termination...

Georgia's state Senate has passed a bill that would streamline the process people can use to get off probation for good behavior. State Sen. Brian Strickland, a Republican from McDonough, is the chief sponsor of Senate Bill 105. Strickland said that G...

 2021-02-26 13:10 

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Georgia Dems take gambling hostage over GOP voting bills...

Angered by a blitz of Republican-backed legislation that would roll back voting access, Georgia Democrats are taking hostages. They're withholding their support on pieces of legislation that need bipartisan backing to pass. The first potential casualt...

 2021-02-26 13:06 

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Georgia House panel narrowly approves school voucher bill...

More than 4,000 Georgia students could get state money to attend private schools or be home-schooled next year under a measure passed Thursday by the House Education Committee. The committee voted 12-10 for House Bill 60, which would create educational sa...

 2021-02-26 12:56 

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Georgia prosecutor investigating Trump call urges patience...

The Georgia prosecutor investigating potential efforts by Donald Trump and others to influence last year's general election has a message for people who are eager to see whether the former president will be charged: Be patient. "I'm in no rush...

 2021-02-26 12:46 

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University of Tennessee to name dorms for Black trailblazers...

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville is naming residence halls after two Black trailblazers. A university news release says the buildings will honor Theotis Robinson and Rita Sanders Geier. Robinson is a Knoxville native and was the first Black underg...

 2021-02-26 03:52 

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'The Lone Ranger' rides again, booted after outburst at Walker County Commission...

A man who calls himself "The Lone Ranger" was told to leave the Walker County Commission meeting Thursday after using a racial slur while speaking about the freedom of speech. Back in January, Ray Burnfin, dressed in a cowboy hat and mask, used th...

 2021-02-26 03:00 

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Whitfield County deputies, firefighters respond to Highway 41 crash; power outage reported...

Firefighters and law enforcement are at the scene of a crash on Highway 41 in southern Whitfield County Thursday night. It happened near the intersection at Little John Lane, with a damaged car in the ditch. Whitfield County Fire Department and the Whitfi...

 2021-02-26 02:16 

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Counting the cost of COVID-19: Bill Race, hospital executive discuss medical bill burdens...

Being admitted to the hospital with coronavirus can create a lot of stress, but the burden of new bills once a patient returns home can bring an even bigger challenge. It's not something one plans for: several trips to the emergency room and 16 days i...

 2021-02-26 01:59 

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Bradley County brawl: Professor discusses legality of witnessing and not reporting a crime...

The man behind the recording of a brutal street fight in Bradley County will not face any charges at this time. That's according to District Attorney Stephen Crump, who says there is not enough evidence to charge Derek Walker in this case. He tells us...

 2021-02-26 01:22 

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Gay GOP lawmaker urges defeat of anti-trans athlete bill in Tennessee...

Legislation to ban transgender athletes from participating in girls' sports would likely result in vulnerable students being marginalized while also harming Tennessee's ability to recruit athletes and businesses, the state's only openly gay Re...

 2021-02-26 00:21 

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J&J's single dose vaccine on the verge of approval; but will efficacy be an issue?...

The United States has distributed more than 50 million coronavirus vaccines, and further vaccinations are about to ramp up. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is up for an FDA vote Friday, and the single dose vaccine is likely to be approved for emergency auth...

 2021-02-25 21:56 

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Chattanooga mayoral candidates focus on face time with voters as Election Day nears...

Early voting for the Chattanooga municipal election ended Thursday, February 25th. Now, candidates are looking ahead to Election Day: Tuesday, March 2nd. Early voting numbers have steadily increased as the weather has been sunnier and warmer. You can see ...

 2021-02-25 21:54 

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Person killed in camper crash on I-59 in Dade County...

The Dade County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly crash on Interstate 59 Thursday afternoon. (Image: WTVC) In a Facebook post, officials said it happened on I-59 northbound near Exit 4: Rising Fawn. The sheriff's office shared a picture, ...

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