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 2021-02-24 17:31 

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GBI: Seven men arrested for sexually assaulting another inmate likely part of street gang...

ROME, Ga- -The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced seven inmates in the Floyd County jail face charges for sexually assaulting another inmate. The GBI reports one of the inmates faces additional charges for threatening the victim's life. The GBI...

 2021-02-24 16:36 

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Tennessee heart transplant recipient 'moved to tears' after some go the extra mile to help...

Valentine's Day is normally the day we focus on hearts. But one heart transplant recipient in Tennessee will always remember February 15th instead as the day several people helped to provide her with a special, life-saving gift. It's an effort tha...

 2021-02-24 16:12 

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Here are the Chattanooga mayoral candidates leading in campaign contributions...

Mayoral candidates have six more days to win over hearts of Chattanoogans before they head to the polls to pick their new leader. NewsChannel 9 breaks down the candidates frontrunning the fundraising. The latest financial reports from Chattanooga's ma...

 2021-02-24 15:19 

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40-year-old man shot on Dorris Street in Chattanooga Tuesday night...

Chattanooga Police say they are investigating after a 40-year-old man was shot Tuesday night. The incident happened a little after 9:30 p. m. on the 4000 block of Dorris Street. Arriving officers found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. An ambulan...

 2021-02-24 15:15 

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Tennessee senate Republicans, Democrats take opposing stance on National Anthem protests...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --Tennessee GOP senators are calling on state universities to prohibit protesting during the National Anthem while democrats say universities should actually be supporting students who choose to protest. Tennessee Senator Paul Bailey (R-S...

 2021-02-24 14:56 

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Georgia labor chief could lose authority over backlog, denial of unemployment claims...

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers could temporarily strip the state's elected labor commissioner of much of his authority, saying Republican Mark Butler has done too little to address a backlog of unemployment claims even as lawmakers have been i...

 2021-02-24 14:21 

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Preview: Virtual event featuring Black Women CEOs of Excellence...
 2021-02-24 13:48 

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Interview: Artsbuild takes Imagine program virtual for students...
 2021-02-24 13:44 

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THP announces search for 3 missing children...

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has announced the search for three missing children in what appears to be three separate cases. Ivy Rosalee Esmond. Authorities out of Columbia are searching for 4-year-old Ivy Rosalee Esmond in what they call a "family ab...

 2021-02-24 12:42 

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Critics: GOP measures target Black voter turnout in Georgia...

Fueled by Black turnout, Democrats scored stunning wins in Georgia in the presidential and U. S. Senate races. Now, Republicans are trying to make sure it doesn't happen again. GOP lawmakers in the once reliably red state are rolling out an aggressive...

 2021-02-24 10:03 

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Southern Baptists oust 2 churches over LGBTQ inclusion...

The Southern Baptist Convention's executive committee voted Tuesday to oust four of its churches, two over policies deemed to be too inclusive of LGBTQ people and two more for employing pastors convicted of sex offenses. The actions were announced at ...

 2021-02-24 04:18 

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Man who filmed brutal Bradley County fight explains inaction; cooperating with authorities...

A brutal assault caught on camera is under investigation by the Bradley County Sheriff's Office. Derek Walker shared the video to Facebook. We spoke to Walker, asking him why he started recording, but didn't stop the assault from happening. Captio...

 2021-02-24 04:04 

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Emergency crews remove crane barge from creek in Hamilton County...

Hamilton County hazmat teams and the Sale Creek VFD worked to remove a crane barge after it sank inPossum Creek on Tuesday. Emergency crews remove crane barge in Possum Creek (Image: Hamilton Co. Emergency Management) Hamilton County's Office of Emerg...

 2021-02-23 23:34 

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Man accused of throwing pole at officers during Capitol riots appears in Chattanooga court...

Court documents show a man appeared in Chattanooga federal court Tuesday on charges that he took part in the January 6th U. S. Capitol riots. The FBI received an anonymous tip that Jose Padilla made posts on his Facebook page, admitting to taking part in ...

 2021-02-23 22:27 

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Vaccination event to be held for Hamilton County Schools employees on Feb. 27th...

The Hamilton County Schools (HCS) district says they are setting up an event this week for employees to get their COVID-19 vaccine. The district sent a statement to employees on Tuesday. Appointments will be held Saturday, Feb. 27th, and will only be open...

 2021-02-23 22:27 

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Collegedale chief chased suspect while off duty with wife & daughter in tow, now resigning...

An internal affairs investigation reveals Collegedale's police chief used his personal truck to chase a suspect while his wife and daughter were in the car. The report says Chief Brian Hickman took part in a police chase while he was off duty on Janua...

 2021-02-23 22:17 

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Northwest Georgia Health District to end free COVID testing, focus efforts on vaccinations...

At least four counties in Northwest Georgia will stop free testing for COVID-19. The Georgia Department of Public Health's Northwest Health District includes ten counties: Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Floyd, Gordon, Haralson, Paulding, Polk and W...

 2021-02-23 20:53 

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Dr. Piercey: 2,400+ expired doses thrown out after 7 expiration incidents in Shelby County...

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) is providing new details into their investigation of thousands of COVID-19 vaccine doses that expired in Shelby County and had to be thrown away. On Tuesday, Health Commissioner Dr. Lisa Piercey said they believe m...

 2021-02-23 20:47 

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Tennessee government lifting nursing home visitation requirements, new vaccine on horizon...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner (TDH) Dr. Lisa Piercey says the state will be lifting visitation guidelines this week. Dr. Piercey says most long-term care facilities in Tennessee are finished with vaccinations with staff me...

 2021-02-23 20:14 

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Hamilton Co. education association calling for designated days, times for teacher vaccines...

Teachers across Hamilton County are continuing in their quests to get their vaccine shots as soon as possible, as they await a delayed shipment from the state designated to be brought to them on site. While the barriers in weeks past have been related to ...

 2021-02-23 18:34 

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Tennessee: 28 of 95 counties now have paper trail for voting...

Tennessee officials say 28 of 95 counties now have voting machines that leave a paper trail, and more counties plan to buy them. On Tuesday, Tennessee Elections Coordinator Mark Goins told state senators that three counties had such equipment in 2010. Goi...

 2021-02-23 18:05 

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COVID-19 relief plan for renters in the works in Hamilton County...

Hamilton County Government says a plan is in the works to provide COVID-19 rent relief to anyone who rents a home throughout the county. A release says the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (TDHA) is working to implement the US Treasury's Rent Reli...

 2021-02-23 17:44 

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COVID-19 reduces minority life expectancy; How one Chattanooga group hopes to fix that...

According to CDC data, life expectancy in the US on average fell by a year in the first half of 2020. Minority communities saw disproportionate dips in their life expectancy according to CDC data. The data shows life expectancy decreased nearly 3 years fo...

 2021-02-23 17:44 

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COVID-19 reduces minority life expectancy; Chattanooga groups hope to address disparities...

According to CDC data, life expectancy in the US on average fell by a year in the first half of 2020. Minority communities saw disproportionate dips in their life expectancy according to CDC data. The data shows life expectancy decreased nearly 3 years fo...

 2021-02-23 16:47 

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PHOTOS: Dave Ramsey's $15.45 million Franklin home for sale...

Dave Ramsey's $15. 45 million Franklin hilltop estate is up for sale. Ramsey, a personal finance expert and national radio host, runs Ramsey Solutions, a financial counseling business in Williamson County. His 14. 38 acre property is now listed for sa...

 2021-02-23 16:47 

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Could the Midwest blackouts happen here? TVA explains why not...

Turning on the lights. It's so immediate--like a guarantee each time. So when we saw that taken away in Texas and the Midwest last week, we can't help but wonder: could we lose our power, too, with the flick of a switch? A transmission tower suppo...

 2021-02-23 16:17 

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Brutal street beating caught on video in Bradley County, now under investigation...

A brutal street beating caught on video is now under investigation by the Bradley County Sheriff's Office. Derek Walker took the video and posted it to Facebook. You can watch the video here. Warning: many viewers may consider this video disturbing. H...

 2021-02-23 15:23 

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Tennessee has $741M to help needy families, but will it be used wisely?...

The state of Tennessee is preparing to do the biggest thing it has ever done for people hurting from COVID 19. The state has an incredible $741 million dollars in funds to help needy families. But will this money be used wisely? TANF. The program no one h...

 2021-02-23 15:15 

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David Perdue will not enter race for US Senate in 2022...

Former US Senator David Perdue said Tuesday he will not enter the race for US Senate in Georgia next year. There will be an election for one of the state's two Senate seats in 2022. Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock was elected to his seat in a special ...

 2021-02-23 15:10 

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Dade County Commissioner Allan Bradford battling COVID-19 in hospital...

The Facebook page for Dade County, Georgia, has announced that Dade County Commissioner Allan Bradford is battling COVID-19 in the hospital. The page has been providing updates since his diagnosis was announced. A separate page called "Prayers for All...

 2021-02-23 14:51 

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Ahmaud Arbery memorialized in Georgia a year after slaying...

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — When white men armed with guns pursued and killed Ahmaud Arbery as he ran through their neighborhood, few outside the Georgia port city of Brunswick paid notice in the days and weeks that followed. A year later, those closest to...

 2021-02-23 14:18 

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Tennessee GOP joins letter to Biden warning immigration 'agenda' creates new border crisis...

A House Republican lawmaker from Tennessee joins a letter accusing President Joe Biden of creating a new "crisis at the border" with his "far-left" immigration agenda. Rep. Scott DeJarlais (R-Tenn. ) is among 19 lawmakers who sent a letter...

 2021-02-23 13:38 

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Baby shot in the head during parent's fight in Columbia, dad wanted: Police...

A Middle Tennessee father is wanted for shooting his 8-month-old daughter in the head during a fight with the child's mother, Columbia Police said. Kobia Eugene Lloyd, 21, is wanted onfour counts of attempted first degree murder, felony reckless endan...

 2021-02-23 13:23 

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Child Evangelism Fellowship of Chattanooga to help local churches with summer camps...

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 2021-02-23 13:21 

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Interview: Chattanooga author releases new mystery novel...
 2021-02-23 12:48 

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Nazi guard deported from Tennessee agrees to be questioned amid possible charges: Germany...

A 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard deported from Tennessee has agreed to be questioned by German prosecutors as they re-examine whether there is enough evidence against him to bring charges, authorities said Monday. Friedrich Karl Berger a...

 2021-02-23 12:27 

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Tennessee bill would let fathers veto abortion...

WASHINGTON (SBG) - Two Teneessee state lawmakers introduced legislation last week that would allow a man to stop an abortion. The bill, sponsored by Republicans Sen. Mark Pody and Rep. Jerry Sexton, would allow the biological father to petition the court ...

 2021-02-23 12:27 

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Tennessee bill would let fathers veto abortion...

WASHINGTON (SBG) - Two Teneessee state lawmakers introduced legislation last week that would allow a man to stop an abortion. The bill, sponsored by Republicans Sen. Mark Pody and Rep. Jerry Sexton, would allow the biological father to petition the court ...

 2021-02-23 12:12 

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Lingering effects: $15,000 in damage to Nissan Stadium after bombing...

The damage left over from the Christmas day bombing on Second Avenue is devastating but the effects of the explosion reach further than most realize. Nissan Stadium, which sits on the opposite side of the Cumberland River, was damaged during the bombing. ...

 2021-02-23 11:47 

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Georgia Senate panel seeks wider special education vouchers...

A state Senate committee is advancing a bill that would broaden eligibility for a Georgia program that pays for special education students to attend private schools. The Senate Education and Youth Committee voted 6-5 on Monday to pass Senate Bill 47, send...

 2021-02-23 11:38 

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Caregivers of frail Tennessee kids get vaccine priority...

Seven-year-old Carpenter Adoo has earned the nickname "Tiny but Mighty" in short order. He underwent his first surgery at a week old and spent four months in the neonatal intensive care unit. He's powered through more than a dozen procedures t...

 2021-02-23 11:29 

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Collegedale City Manager Ted Rogers to retire early...

Collegedale City Manager Ted Rogers has announced he is retiring from his position early, effective March 12th. In a letter to Collegedale's mayor and board of commissioners, Rogers says. "Due to the fact that I am eligible to retire, I simply now...

 2021-02-23 02:35 

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"Sooner than I expected": Bradley County Schools employees glad to get vaccinated...

Thousands of people are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines as the health departments across Tennessee moved into Phase 1b of vaccinations. Now, people ages 65 and up, grades K-12 teachers and other first responders are able to receive the first half of th...

 2021-02-23 01:32 

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Voter turnout in Chattanooga elections traditionally low: What will this year look like?...

With Election Day a week from Tuesday, and a whopping 15 candidates on the ballot for mayor, Chattanooga voters have some important decisions to make in the coming days. Caption: Eric Benninghoff reports... On Monday, we spoke with a few early voters comi...

 2021-02-23 01:32 

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Voter turnout in Chattanooga elections traditionally low; what will this year look like?...

With Election Day a week from Tuesday, and a whopping 15 candidates on the ballot for mayor,Chattanooga voters have some important decisions to make in the coming days. Caption: Eric Benninghoff reports... On Monday, we spoke with a few early voters comin...

 2021-02-22 23:58 

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BCSO: Vehicle driver airlifted after Bradley County accident involving school bus...

Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) officers are investigating a Bradley County accident involving a school bus that sent at least one person to the hospital Monday evening. The Bradley County Sheriff's Office (BCSO) shared the news with us Monday evening,...

 2021-02-22 23:41 

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ETSU men's basketball team receives support/backlash after kneeling during national anthem...

JOHNSON CITY, Tn. — Before ETSU's game with Chattanooga last week, the men's basketball team kneeled during the national anthem. So far, there's been mixed reaction from businesses and organizations in the Tri-Cities. Members of the John...

 2021-02-22 23:29 

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VIDEO: Middle Tennessee woman jumps into freezing swimming pool to rescue dog...

Dramatic home security footage captured the moment a woman in Murfreesboro jumped into her freezing backyard swimming pool to rescue her dog. Jennie Tatum says her two dogs were outside playing when one of them, Sid, slipped and broke through the top laye...

 2021-02-22 22:58 

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Our communities bear the burden of loss, as America's COVID-19 death toll passes 500,000...

Nearly a year into the pandemic, the United States has reported more than half a million lives have been lost to COVID-19, an unfathomable milestone that has scarred every community, including our own. We took this opportunity to honor some of the local l...

 2021-02-22 22:07 

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FBI: Man coerced Hamilton County teen, hid her in Iowa home for criminal sexual activity...

An Iowa man faces federal charges in the New Year's Day disappearance of a 14-year-old girl from Hamilton County. According to federal court documents, the girl was reported missing from her home on January 2nd, and was found one week later on January...

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