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 2020-08-30 13:18 

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EPB working to fix issue impacting internet as outages hit the Southeast...

The Electric Power board says one of the primary internet transport providers is experiencing an issue that is causing internet outages across the Southeast. On its website, EPB says the issue is impacting its customers intermittently. The company says yo...

 2020-08-30 01:58 

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Save the Children rally meets again with fewer in attendance...

Save the Children rally took place Saturday in Coolidge Park for the second weekend in a row. Participants told NewsChannel9 that Save the Children is a rally dedicated to spreading awareness on child sex trafficking. With around 30 participants, one woma...

 2020-08-29 20:46 

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CPD: Man shot in Chattanooga Saturday afternoon, fights life-threatening injuries...

The Chattanooga Police Department (CPD) confirms one man was shot at North Hawthorne St. around 1:40 Saturday afternoon. Authorities say EMS took the man to the hospital where he was confirmed to have life-threatening injuries. CPD has not yet confirmed t...

 2020-08-29 14:24 

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TBI arrests Kingsport man accused of kidnapping and raping a woman in West Tennessee...

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested a Kingsport man accused of kidnapping and raping a woman in Lake County earlier this week. On Thursday, at the request of 29th District Attorney General Danny Goodman, Jr. , TBI Agent...

 2020-08-28 22:39 

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Hamilton Co. Schools prep for face-to-face learning, local doctor says it's necessary...

Monday will be the first time entire classes will return to campus at one time in Hamilton County. While parents have some worries about this, one doctor says it can be safe if certain requirements are met and enforced. In the months deciding how schools ...

 2020-08-28 22:22 

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DPH: 1-year-old boy now Georgia's youngest to die of COVID-19...

Health officials report that a 1-year-old Georgia boy is now the state's youngest person to have lost their life to the coronavirus. The grim news was shared in the Georgia Department of Public Health's daily COVID-19 update Friday. According to d...

 2020-08-28 22:13 

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CPD data shows small fraction of incidents use force, but minorities subject more often...

Amid calls for greater transparency in policing the City of Chattanooga and the Chattanooga Police Department announced a new data dashboard they hope will add to the conversation. The project stems from an Obama report on policing that highlighted useful...

 2020-08-28 21:37 

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Pruitt cancels Friday practice as a precautionary move...

Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt has cancelled practice for the Volunteers after what he called "a few more positive tests. " The Volunteers were scheduled to practice Friday. Pruitt had adjusted the schedule for Saturday to allow his players to take...

 2020-08-28 21:27 

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As parents concerned about Phase 3 class sizes, Hamilton Co. Schools breaks down numbers...

Hamilton County Schools is just three days away from having thousands of students return to classrooms full time - something that has drawn concerns from the community. This comes as the Hamilton County Health Department announced on Friday that people be...

 2020-08-28 20:40 

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Gov. Lee extends State of Emergency, local authority on mask mandates throughout Tennessee...

Governor Lee on Friday signed executive orders that extend Tennessee's State of Emergency and local authority for mask mandates through September 30. Lee signed Executive Order No. 59 to extend certain provisions of Executive Order Nos. 36, 38, 49, 50...

 2020-08-28 20:22 

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Chattanooga's front line nurses empowered six months in to pandemic...

It's been nearly six months since the nation was stopped in its tracks by COVID-19. We introduced you to these front line nurses working in Erlanger's COVID unit at the beginning of the pandemic. Chattanooga's front line nurses empowered six m...

 2020-08-28 17:50 

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CFC game postponed in support of racial justice...

The Chattanooga Football Club match against New Amsterdam FC Saturday is postponed. A spokesperson for CFC said their opponents have decided not to travel to Chattanooga as a statement of support for racial justice and against police brutality. This comes...

 2020-08-28 17:17 

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Frustrated families in Summerville, Ga. wait for water solutions...

Families in Summerville have not had clean water for months now. Chattooga County advised residents of a water advisory boil earlier this month, saying that a sample from a well had fecal matter in it. Image: WTVC. People are able to get water from a tank...

 2020-08-28 16:21 

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2 girls missing from Tennessee for nearly a year found in Florida; mom arrested...

Police in South Florida say they have found two young girls who had been missing from Memphis, Tennessee, for nearly a year, and arrested their 45-year-old mother. Authorities said a search is underway for their 15-year-old brother. On Tuesday, Biscayne P...

 2020-08-28 16:03 

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'Biggest steps yet' Tennessee could soon get up to 1 million $5 rapid COVID-19 tests...

Tennessee could receive up to a million of the new $5 rapid COVID-19 tests during October, Sen. Lamar Alexander said Friday. Earlier this week, the Food and Drug Administration authorized a 15-minute test from Abbott Laboratories that only costs $5. The A...

 2020-08-28 14:07 

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Public dove fields sparse for opening day...

Tuesday (September 1st) is one of the most exciting days of the hunting season for many Tennesseans. It is opening day of dove season. Squirrel season opened last week and even the special early "velvet buck" season for deer opens today (August 28...

 2020-08-28 13:09 

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Megan Boswell pleads not guilty to murder of her daughter...

Megan Boswell pleaded not guilty Friday to the murder of her daughter, baby Evelyn Boswell. Megan Boswell's attorney has filed a motion for a change of venue. Megan Boswell made her first court appearance Friday since being charged with the murder of ...

 2020-08-28 13:05 

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Good Chatt. with Greg & Chloe: Stories to make you smile...
 2020-08-28 13:00 

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GMC FOX Edition interview: Love's Arm hosting Lights On Campaign this weekend...
 2020-08-28 12:42 

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Tennessee to continue asymptomatic testing, despite new CDC guidelines...

The Tennessee Department of Health said it will continue asymptomatic testing despite new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control saying those without coronavirus symptoms don't need to get tested. CDC updated its testing guidelines on Monday....

 2020-08-28 11:48 

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Scenic City Adventures: Paddleboarding in downtown Chattanoooga...

Abby Kirk takes us paddleboarding on the Tennessee River in the heart of downtown Chattanooga. This spot in particular makes a busy city life, near, but far. With a dreamy view of all four bridges, including Walnut Street Bridge. Image: WTVC. Equipment is...

 2020-08-28 10:53 

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Georgia drops 4 previously required high school tests...

Georgia public high school students will take exams in algebra, American literature and composition, biology and U. S. History under a plan to cut four other exams. The state Board of Education voted to approve the plan Thursday. It would take effect this...

 2020-08-28 09:50 

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McKamey Animal Center prepares for Clear the Shelters, relieves shelters before hurricane...

McKamey Animal Center is preparing over 165 animals for adoption ahead of their 12-hour long "Clear the Shelters" event this Saturday. Those looking to adopt an animal can fill out an application and thenmake an appointmentto go to the shelter bet...

 2020-08-28 03:05 

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N. Georgia Congressional Kevin Van Ausdal talks about the race & opponent Marjorie Greene...

Josh Roe has a long conversation with Democratic Candidate in Georgia's 14th Congressional District, Kevin Van Ausdal. Van Ausdal discusses why he's running, protests across American and his opponent in the race, Marjorie Taylor Greene. This is th...

 2020-08-28 02:53 

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Hamilton Co. schools athletics call for fans to wear masks at games...

It is the second week of the season for high school football and fans and players are still adjusting to the COVID-19 precautions. NewsChannel 9 spoke with the Hamilton County Schools Athletic Director who says almost everything is going smoothly. It take...

 2020-08-28 02:53 

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Hamilton County Schools athletics call for fans to wear masks at games...

It is the second week of the season for high school football and fans and players are still adjusting to the COVID-19 precautions. NewsChannel 9 spoke with the Hamilton County Schools Athletic director who says almost everything is going smoothly. It take...

 2020-08-28 01:24 

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Bradley County Schools approves step raises for teachers...

As the COVID-19 pandemic forces teachers to do more with even less, Bradley County has announced a nice boost for the people who guide your child's education. Teachers in Bradley County will be getting that two percent step raise this year after all. ...

 2020-08-28 00:48 

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Affidavit: Man's attempted murder charge began with roadway recklessness...

Court documents are shedding light on what led to a chase on Signal Mountain that ended with a Hamilton County deputy shooting a man. Caption: WTVC. Ronald Andrew Hutson was released from the hospital Wednesday and officially booked into Hamilton County J...

 2020-08-28 00:13 

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Nearly 40 endangered missing children rescued in Georgia sex trafficking bust...

Dozens of children are now safe, and nine people behind bars after a sex trafficking bust by state and federal officials. The U. S. Marshals Service announced the results of 'Operation Not Forgotten' on Thursday. (Image: U. S. Marshals Service) Fo...

 2020-08-27 21:57 

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Sheriff: Arrest made after Alabama woman shot in the face while in her own home...

Deputies in DeKalb County, Alabama, arrested a man accused of shooting into a home several times, severely injuring a woman. The sheriff's office says it happened early Sunday morning, August 23, on County Road 1002 in the Hammondville area. Authoriti...

 2020-08-27 20:43 

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Group: Georgia teachers should decide early classroom return...

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's largest teachers group is telling Gov. Brian Kemp that teachers should be able to decide whether to return to school without being quarantined for COVID-19 exposure if the governor decides to allow that. The group says K...

 2020-08-27 20:20 

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Athens family loses father to COVID and potentially loses power to sue nursing home...

One family wants to hold a nursing home accountable after their loved one died of COVID-19. But a new law has them worried it may never happen. Dawn Simmers says her father was admitted to Life Care Center of Athens in March for therapy. Dawn Simmers want...

 2020-08-27 20:20 

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Athens family loses father to COVID and potentially loses power to sue nursing home...

One family wants to hold a nursing home accountable after their loved one died of COVID-19. But a new law has them worried it may never happen. Dawn Simmers says her father was admitted to Life Care Center of Athens in March for therapy. Dawn Simmers want...

 2020-08-27 19:10 

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Local doctor says changing CDC guidelines are a suggestion...

The CDC came out with new guidelines Monday night, recommending that asymptomatic people do not need to get tested. In July, the CDC said as many as 40% of COVID-19 cases were asymptomatic. Dr. Carlos Baleerio, medical director of critical care at CHI Mem...

 2020-08-27 19:06 

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Hamilton County Coalition holds virtual overdose training sessions...

The Hamilton County Coalition is leading efforts to recognize International Overdose Awareness Day in Chattanooga. The group is holding a series of interactive and virtual events throughout the city starting Friday. These events will lead up to August 31s...

 2020-08-27 17:29 

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Erlanger: "We aren't for sale" after company buying "distressed hospitals" comes calling...

A healthcare company formed to turn around "deeply financially distressed" hospitals is making a bid to buy Erlanger Health System, but the public Chattanooga hospital says they aren't for sale. Documents sent to Newschannel 9 by StoneBridge s...

 2020-08-27 16:46 

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'Dog-tor' brings joy and excitement to Georgia hospital during pandemic...

MACON, Ga. (WGXA) Watch out doctors and nurses, there's a new 'dog-tor' in town, and his name is Kiyyaa! With his four legs and effortless strut, he's a figure you will easily recognize at Coliseum Medical Center. The Golden Retriever may ...

 2020-08-27 16:09 

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Safer in school? Local experts say child abuse reports have decreased amid pandemic...

The American Psychological Association reports children are especially vulnerable to abuse during the pandemic--a time when most families are feeling overwhelming stress. Allison Anderson at Youth Villages in Chattanooga, a foster care organization, said ...

 2020-08-27 15:06 

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Nashville eases restrictions on businesses and events as COVID-19 rates show progress...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --Nashville Mayor John Cooper stated on Thursday "slow but steady" improvement against COVID-19 has led the Metro Public Nashville Health Department to work with the administration in easing restrictions in the city. With rates pe...

 2020-08-27 14:00 

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Tennessee campus workers call for more transparency, protections from administrators...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --Workers at some of Tennessee's largest universities are calling for more transparency and protections from school administrators. Tennessee Representative Gloria Johnson (D-Knox County-13) will join faculty, staff, and students from...

 2020-08-27 13:10 

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Small engine fire stalls school bus on Highway 153 Thursday morning...

A group of Hamilton County Schools students had an eventful morning Thursday on the school bus. Chattanooga Police say that a school bus travelling on Highway 153 had a small engine fire while children were aboard. A CPD spokesman says the fire was quickl...

 2020-08-27 12:09 

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Tips on getting better sleep during the pandemic...
 2020-08-27 01:43 

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Louisiana family waits out Hurricane Laura in Chattanooga...

As the coast of states like Texas and Louisiana prepare for Hurricane Laura to make landfall, some folks decided to get out while they could. NewsChannel 9 met Stephen Taylor in downtown Chattanooga. He brought his wife and two kids to town on Sunday. Rai...

 2020-08-27 00:49 

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Sen. Blackburn at RNC: Police, military are heroes who "can't be cancelled"...

Senator Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee took the stand Wednesday during the third night of the Republican National Convention, joining her voice with others in support of America's heroes. During her speech, Sen. Blackburn claimed that "leftists"...

 2020-08-26 20:58 

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UTC, health officials warn of potential COVID-19 exposures at Douglas Heights over 10 days...

UTC and the Hamilton County Health Department are warning of possible COVID-19 exposures at Douglas Heights Apartments over a 10-day period. Residents and visitors are urged to get tested. The Health Department released the following statement Wednesday: ...

 2020-08-26 20:49 

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Family of man shot by a Hamilton Co. deputy defends law enforcement decision to shoot...

We told you earlier this week, Hamilton County Deputy Jordan Long has faced repeated issues, within Collegedale PD, before he opened fire on a third suspect in just four months working for HCSO. His latest shooting happened Saturday on Signal Mountain. Bu...

 2020-08-26 19:49 

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After several charges dropped, Rhea County man says he wants record corrected...

A Rhea County man accused of firing shots at deputies says he wants the record corrected. District Attorney Mike Taylor says after searching the property where the incident occurred, there is no evidence indicating Keith Harding Miller fired a weapon at d...

 2020-08-26 17:44 

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COVID-19 deaths on the rise in Whitfield County; Georgia doctor gives possible explanation...

Whitfield County has seen 15 COVID-19 related deaths since August 12, averaging out to slightly more than one per day. That's compared to 32 deaths in the previous five months. Image: WTVC. On Wednesday, NewsChannel 9 asked Dr. Colin Smith at Georgia ...

 2020-08-26 17:23 

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Nationwide retailers require customers wear masks, but many struggle to enforce their rule...

Major retailers like Walmart, Costco, Walgreens, Lowe's, and CVS are requiring masks to be worn when you shop inside. But how effective is this new requirement? When it comes down to it, Walmart says they're asking they're employees to not get...

 2020-08-26 17:16 

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Video shows trooper clash with veteran, pushing her off State Capitol wall during protest...

Video from a protest outside the Tennessee State Capitol shows a trooper pushing a woman off a nearly eight foot wall. Sunni Swank says she had been at the Black Lives Matter protest on June 28 for about 15 minutes, handing out water to people near the wa...

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