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 2021-02-12 13:57 

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Interview: Chattanooga pastor releases new book and inspirational song...
 2021-02-12 13:49 

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

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 2021-02-12 12:14 

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Walker Co. Commissioners approve of new code of conduct for public comments at meetings...

At their Thursday night meeting, Walker County Commissioners voted to approve a new code of conduct for public comments. This comes in the wake of a controversial speaker at a Walker County Commission last month. Ray C. Burnfin, who dressed up as and iden...

 2021-02-12 11:34 

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Potential vote fraud case tied to Warnock-affiliated group handed to Georgia prosecutors...

Georgia election officials say they're referring for possible criminal prosecution a potential voter fraud case involving a group recently linked to one of the state's new Democratic U. S. senators — The New Georgia Project. U. S. Sen. Rapha...

 2021-02-12 11:26 

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TVA gives raise to CEO that Trump had criticized...

A federal utility's board voted Thursday to increase the multimillion-dollar pay scale of its CEO, coming to the decision based on findings of an independent review ordered up after then-President Donald Trump blasted the executive as "ridiculousl...

 2021-02-12 04:29 

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1 person killed in fiery I-75 crash near Atlanta Thursday...

A multi-vehicle crash in rainy weather killed one person and shut a busy stretch of interstate for hours Thursday in Atlanta's northwest suburbs. Traffic cameras showed both sides of the interstate closed as firefighters battled roaring flames that bu...

 2021-02-12 04:12 

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Cleveland firefighters rescue resident seriously injured in apartment fire...

Cleveland firefighters say a resident was seriously injured after being trapped inside an apartment when a fire broke out. The Cleveland Fire Department on Wednesday responded to a call of a structure fire with entrapment at an apartment complex on Buchan...

 2021-02-12 02:54 

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Medical workers explain why flu shot interest and flu cases are low...

After warnings from medical experts about a potential dangerous flu season, the CDC has reported low numbers of the flu this year. In the fall, health officials across the country warned people to get their flu vaccines as a precaution to help the ongoing...

 2021-02-12 01:47 

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Sheriff: Minor injuries reported in Rhea Co. crash involving school bus, THP investigating...

State officials are investigating after a school bus with children on board was involved in a crash in Rhea County Thursday afternoon. The Rhea County Sheriff's Department responded to the accident, which happened in the area of Highway 68 and Cemeter...

 2021-02-12 00:08 

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Light at the end of the tunnel: UTC students, faculty reflect on college in a pandemic...

The pandemic has robbed college students of a traditional senior year, and now they're looking for a silver lining. In a time filled with non-traditional learning, for many students, the pandemic actually became their teacher. Now, we're hearing a...

 2021-02-12 00:00 

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'Terrifying' incident caught on doorbell camera evidence of bigger problem, police say...

A West Asheville woman said she's concerned after she found surveillance video of a man with a knife on her front porch on Wednesday morning, Feb. 10. She said she made the disturbing discovery when she checked the video after returning home to find s...

 2021-02-12 00:00 

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Food City plans to bring store, retail space, townhomes to downtown Chattanooga...

Food City wants to bring a store, retail space, and town homes to downtown Chattanooga. The company sent us renderings of the proposed mixed-use development they want to build on Broad Street and 13th Street. It would be near the Chattanoogan Hotel. (Imag...

 2021-02-11 23:24 

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Tennessee bill would allow the governor to override decisions by school leaders...

It's been a rocky year for Metro Nashville Public Schools as the coronavirus took hold. But in one vote in the Tennessee State Senate Education Committee, lawmakers decided the governor should be the one to make that call during an emergency. This wou...

 2021-02-11 22:58 

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Neighbors remember UTC student who gave his life for his girlfriend during robbery...

Police say a University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) student sacrificed his life to protect his girlfriend. The incident happened nearly a year ago, but the men charged weren't arrested until last weekend. The new arrest report says 20-year-old H...

 2021-02-11 22:13 

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CVS Pharmacy beginning vaccinations by appointment in Dalton, 11 other Georgia locations...

CVS Pharmacy is setting up appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations at 12 Georgia stores, including in Dalton. According to Governor Brian Kemp's Office, appointments are open now, and vaccinations will begin on Friday, February 12th. As of 5 p. m. on T...

 2021-02-11 21:40 

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Chattanooga activist plans to appeal library's decision to fire him after books burned...

A Chattanooga Public Library employee is now out of a job after admitting to burning library books by conservative authors. The library says community activist Cameron Williams violated their policies by removing the books from their collection. We spoke ...

 2021-02-11 19:17 

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Virginia woman charged in Bradley County with defrauding TennCare...

A woman living in Abingdon, Virginia faces Tenncare fraud charges in Bradley County. The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced Thursday that deputies in Bradley County arrested 38-year-old Lauren Cole. A release says the charges stem from Cole a...

 2021-02-11 18:39 

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After Tennessee governor blasts transgender athletes, Senate GOP tepid on ban...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A day after the governor said transgender athletes would "destroy women's sports," Tennessee's Senate GOP leaders on Thursday offered tepid support for legislation that would ban them from participating in gir...

 2021-02-11 18:33 

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Former treasurer whose job council members later rescinded sues city of Chattanooga...

Kim Farmer, who was hired to be the City of Chattanooga's Treasurer before the City Council later rescinded her job offer, is now suing the City of Chattanooga in federal court. Farmer worked in Wyoming before getting the offer in Chattanooga. It was ...

 2021-02-11 18:09 

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Lawmaker wants Tennessee to have power to exempt itself from presidential executive order...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --A Tennessee state representative is seeking to give the General Assembly the power to exempt the state from executive orders issued by the president. Republican Susan Lynn of Mount Juliet filed HB 1229 on Thursday, the bill also sponsor...

 2021-02-11 15:50 

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Serving up support: Food truck owners pitch in to help repair damage to Food Truck Alley...

Karol Brigham quit her job to open up a haven for local food trucks just two weeks ago, and sudden damage to the property almost put her livelihood--and those of her vendors--on hold. "It was painful to see that to say the least," Brigham said. Br...

 2021-02-11 13:09 

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Interview: Update on a Chattanooga church's efforts to rebuild after Easter tornado...
 2021-02-11 13:01 

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Interview: Chattanooga Room in the Inn has a mission to help the homeless...
 2021-02-11 11:39 

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Tennessee governor won't revive paid family leave push...

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee said Wednesday he won't revive his push from early last year to offer paid family leave for state workers. Last January, Lee announced an executive order to offer up to 12 weeks of annual paid family leave for state workers who...

 2021-02-11 07:43 

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Skip Anderson tells his story of service during WWII and the Korean War...

Skip Anderson's service started when he was 16. He joined the Minnesota State Guard. He did that for a year then tried to join the Marines. "I went to the Marines and they said Sonny Boy when you become a man come back here and I'll talk to yo...

 2021-02-11 03:53 

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Walmart, Sam's Club locations distributing COVID-19 vaccines in Tennessee...

Tennesseans in our viewing area will soon be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine at local Walmart and Sam's Club pharmacies. According to Walmart Corporate, pharmacies are receiving federal vaccine allocations and will begin administering the vaccine to ...

 2021-02-11 00:52 

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Vaccine drive-thru site opening next week at Enterprise South Nature Park...

It's official: The Enterprise South Nature Park will now be a third vaccination site available for those who are eligible in Hamilton County. Caption: Eric Benninghoff reports... The Hamilton County Health Department announced Wednesday that they are ...

 2021-02-10 23:45 

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Vaccinated TN National Guard soldiers headed for deployment set example for the public...

At the Tennessee National Guard Armory, soldiers of Chattanooga's 181st Field Artillery Regiment preparing for overseas deployment received their coronavirus vaccinethis past weekend. We spoke to officials about what it's like to protect those who...

 2021-02-10 23:31 

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Whitfield County Republican confronts Rep. Greene over use of offensive word...

(Editor's Note: Some may find language used in this story to be offensive. Viewer discretion is advised. ) A Republican constituent of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is confronting the Congresswoman over her past comments. Representative Greene has been ...

 2021-02-10 23:09 

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Rainy and cooler Thursday...

Cloudy through the night with rain arriving during the overnight and early morning hours. Patchy fog with overnight lows in the upper 40s. GRAB AN UMBRELLA FOR THURSDAYA wet and cooler day Thursday with highs only in the lower/middle 50s. Rain should cont...

 2021-02-10 22:12 

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Tennessee: FBI raid no excuse for not filing campaign report...

Campaign finance officials offered little sympathy Wednesday to a Tennessee Republican lawmaker who said he was unable to complete a recent election finance report due the FBI confiscating all his campaign files. Newly sworn-in Republican Rep. Todd Warner...

 2021-02-10 21:50 

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Georgia leaders want to pay bonuses to many state workers...

Georgia officials are proposing one-time bonuses of $1,000 to many state employees who make less than $80,000 a year. Gov. Brian Kemp, House Speaker David Ralston and Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, all Republicans, announced the plan Wednesday. They said they wan...

 2021-02-10 21:03 

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Knox County Health Dept: Nearly 1,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses accidentally thrown away...

Knox County health officials say nearly 1,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses have gone missing, believed to have been accidentally discarded. Now, the Health Department is asking the state to investigate what happened. During a Wednesday news conference, Dr. Mart...

 2021-02-10 19:14 

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Tennessee lawmaker proposes bill targeting solicitors, camping on state highways...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --A Tennessee lawmaker wants to clear state highways of campers and solicitors by creating fines and community service requirements for those who violate the proposed law. State Representative Ryan Williams (R-Cookeville) is sponsoring HB...

 2021-02-10 18:31 

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CFD: Family safe after kitchen fire causes extensive damage to Chattanooga home...

A family in the East Lake neighborhood of Chattanooga is getting help from the American Red Cross after a kitchen fire caused extensive damage to their home on 10th Avenue. Chattanooga Fire Department spokeswoman Lindsey Rogers tells us the fire broke out...

 2021-02-10 17:36 

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All University of Tennessee campuses plan to resume in-person classes this fall...

Students who attend a University of Tennessee campus can expect to have a traditional college experience in the fall, officials announced Wednesday. "Our faculty and staff have done an amazing job to make sure our students are successful," said UT...

 2021-02-10 16:25 

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'All hands on deck' TDOT prepares for ice storm warning in parts of Middle Tennessee...

Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) officials are "all hands on deck" preparing for an ice storm warning Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning. FOX 17 News is in a Code Red Weather Alert as ice accumulation up to . 5" is possible ...

 2021-02-10 15:30 

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Alabama law would ban drug treatment for transgender kids...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it a felony for doctors to treat transgender youth with hormonal therapy, puberty blockers and surgery to help their transition. The House Judiciary Committee will hold...

 2021-02-10 15:26 

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Alabama set to carry out its first execution during pandemic...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is preparing to execute an inmate by lethal injection in what would be the state's first death sentence carried out during the COVID-19 pandemic. Willie B. Smith III, 51, is scheduled to be put to death Thursday a...

 2021-02-10 14:55 

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Federal judge rules part of Tennessee's sex offender law punishes retroactively...

A federal judge has ruled that parts of Tennessee's sex offender registration act should not be applied retroactively to two offenders who sued over the law. Monday's ruling in the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee was narr...

 2021-02-10 14:33 

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Shaq's historic Atlanta Krispy Kreme damaged by raging fire...

A historic Krispy Kreme Doughnuts store owned by Shaquille O'Neal was engulfed in flames early Wednesday, heavily damaging the structure. Atlanta fire crews responded to the iconic restaurant on Ponce de Leon Avenue shortly after midnight, news outlet...

 2021-02-10 14:17 

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Interview: Chattanooga natvie dances with The Weeknd for Super Bowl halftime show...
 2021-02-10 14:14 

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Interview: National Donor Day is February 14th...
 2021-02-10 14:09 

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Busted: Nashville airport traveler caught with 66 pounds of pot in luggage...

A man traveling through the Nashville International Airport (BNA) this week was busted with more than 66 pounds of marijuana in his luggage, police say. Luis Orosco, 34 is charged with possession of marijuana and contributing to the delinquency of a minor...

 2021-02-10 13:06 

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Dumpster fire closes parking garage on Cherokee Boulevard in Chattanooga Wednesday...

The Chattanooga Fire Department says a dumpster fire early Wednesday morning caused partial damage to several metal trusses in a parking garage. The garage is now closed while firefighters determined whether the structure is still sound. No one was hurt. ...

 2021-02-10 12:46 

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Changes likely in Georgia bill to ban transgender girls from boys' sports...

A proposal that would ban transgender girls and women in Georgia from playing on school and college sports teams is headed for changes. Republican Rep. Philip Singleton of Sharpsburg says the measure is needed to prevent girls from unfairly losing out to ...

 2021-02-10 12:26 

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Deadline for absentee ballot requests advances in Georgia...

Georgia House Bill 270, in its first iteration, set a deadline after which counties could no longer issue an absentee ballot. Now, under a version approved by a House committee Tuesday, the bill instead sets a deadline by which absentee ballot application...

 2021-02-10 12:09 

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2 Georgia men arrested, accused of roles in US Capitol riot...

Two additional Georgia men have been arrested on criminal charges related to alleged acts committed during the attack on the U. S. Capitol last month, authorities said. Benjamin Harry Torre, 23, of Dawsonville, was arrested by federal agents in Atlanta on...

 2021-02-10 11:04 

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Chattanoogans can now vote early to decide city's future...

Chattanoogans are set to decide their future. Early voting for the Chattanooga Municipal Election gets underway on Wednesday. You will be able to vote early through Thursday, February 25th. There are 15 candidates running for mayor. All are looking to rep...

 2021-02-10 06:32 

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Former Marjorie Taylor Greene opponent talks about the race that sent her to Congress...

Last week a vote in Congress stripped away Marjorie Taylor Greene's committee assignments. Some democrats wanted to go further. As all of that is happening in Washington how is all of the controversy surrounding Greene being received by the people who...

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