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 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...

 2021-02-22 20:44 

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More than 1,000 vaccines discarded in Tennessee due to expiration...

Health officials in Shelby County got rid of more than 1,000 COVID-19 vaccines due to expiration, the Tennessee Department of Health reported Monday. Shelby County Health Department officials said the vaccines were discarded Friday, after rounds of winter...

 2021-02-22 19:01 

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Tennessee governor says next year or two of economic growth could be 'significant'...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --Speaking to the National Federation of Independent Businesses on Monday, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee says he believes "the next year or two of economic growth could be significant. "Gov. Lee said being a small business owner dri...

 2021-02-22 18:51 

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U.S. Attorney for Middle Tennessee Don Cochran resigns as requested by White House...

U. S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee Don Cochran has resigned from his post following a request by the White House and Department of Justice. Cochran submitted his resignation to the White House last week. It goes into effect on Feb. 28. &#...

 2021-02-22 18:46 

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TBI issues Endangered Child Alert for missing 15-year-old girl...

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued an Endangered Child Alert for a missing 15-year-old girl with a known medical condition. Alyssa Faye Haley Cutshall is missing out of the Greene County area. She was last seen at her home in Greeneville on ...

 2021-02-22 17:56 

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How rural Tennessee counties are vaccinating their teachers...

Tennessee's vaccine access is expanding Monday to include teachers and school staff statewide. Last week, Mayor Jim Coppinger said the county isn't setting aside any of their doses for Hamilton County teachers. However, that's not the case in ...

 2021-02-22 17:29 

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CDC investigation finds teachers may play central role in COVID-19 spread in schools...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --As many teachers in Tennessee return to classrooms and become eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is sharing how teachers may play a key role in school transmission. The report center...

 2021-02-22 14:59 

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Georgia woman says neighbor's dog attacked her 10 times...

HOMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman is asking local officials to do more to crack down on aggressive pets after a neighbor's dog attacked her numerous times. Sonja Snyder of Homerville said she has been attacked by her neighbor's pit bull...

 2021-02-22 14:49 

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To The Rescue: Maury County firefighters save dog from cliff...

Maury County firefighters worked together to rescue a dog stuck on a cliff Sunday night. The dog was apparently stuck 30 to 40 feet down a cliff at Duck River's edge. Firefighters went down to secure the dog. They then used a 3-to-1 rope system to rai...

 2021-02-22 14:31 

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AAA: Georgia pump prices jump 18...

Gas prices in Georgia jumped 18 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 price of $2. 51 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 27...

 2021-02-22 13:36 

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Troopers in Georgia can now wear long-sleeved shirts to cover tattoos...

Georgia's Department of Public Safety says state troopers still can't have visible tattoos, but can now wear long-sleeved shirts year-round to cover up marking on their lower arms. Department of Public Safety recruiting coordinator Lt. Auston Alle...

 2021-02-22 13:18 

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Motorist strikes two vehicles, including deputy's, in Grundy County Sunday evening...

Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum says a passing motorist struck a deputy's vehicle and another vehicle Sunday evening. No one was hurt. A post on the Grundy County Sheriff's Office Facebook page says the incident happened a little before 6 p. m. ...

 2021-02-22 13:16 

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Former Nazi concentration camp guard removed from Tennessee, deported to Germany...

A 95-year-old former WWII Nazi concentration camp guard living in Tennessee was removed from the U. S. and deported to Germany over the weekend, the Department of Justice announced. Friedrich Karl Berger was ordered to be removed from the U. S. due to his...

 2021-02-22 13:08 

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Good Chatt. with Greg & Chloe: Stories to make you smile...
 2021-02-22 12:59 

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TWRA revises duck blind plan following public outcry...

Following a huge public outcry, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has revised its original proposal for public land duck hunting and blind drawing procedures. Many hunters, businesses and local government officials mostly from West Tennessee where a...

 2021-02-22 12:33 

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As of Monday, thousands more Tennesseeans can now get COVID-19 vaccine...

Tennessee is expanding COVID-19 vaccination access to thousands of more people. As of Monday, February 22nd, health departments in the state will enter Phase 1b....

 2021-02-22 11:37 

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Two young Tennessee children fall through ice Sunday afternoon, one flown to hospital...

Wayne County, Tennessee's sheriff says two children, boys 4 and 7 years old, were rescued from the frigid waters of a pond Sunday afternoon after falling through the ice. The 7-year-old managed to get out of the pond, but he sheriff says the 4-year-ol...

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