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 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...

 2020-08-26 16:28 

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Pandemic prompts families to make funeral and will arrangements far in advance...

During these uncertain times, the eventuality of death can feel more imminent than ever. The COVID-19 pandemic is prompting some people to plan their funerals and wills far in advance. In fact, a recent AARP article suggests families consider preparing th...

 2020-08-26 15:38 

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University System of Georgia to waive test score requirements for 2021...

The University System of Georgia is waiving test score requirements for spring, summer, and fall of 2021. USG officials say it is due to uncertainty about the scheduling of SAT/ACT testing during the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was made by the USG aft...

 2020-08-26 15:04 

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Training accident Tuesday forces Highway 58 Fire Station 2 to temporarily close...

The Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department's Station 2 will be out of service after an accident Tuesday night. Hamilton County Emergency Management Agency Amy Maxwell says at about 7:30 p. m. during monthly training, a firefighter was driving an engine ...

 2020-08-26 15:02 

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Tennessee's Oak Ridge National Lab part of White House initiative for quantum sciences...

The White House announced on Wednesday it will issue $1 billion in awards to establish 12 new artificial intelligence (AI) and quantum information science (QIS) institutes to serve as research and development hubs for the country. Tennessee's Oak Ridg...

 2020-08-26 14:42 

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Atlanta Police: 8 arrested, precinct damaged during protests...

ATLANTA (AP) — Eight people were arrested Tuesday night after an Atlanta police precinct was damaged during a protest over the police shooting of a black Wisconsin man, authorities said. Protesters gathered at Woodruff Park in downtown Atlanta aroun...

 2020-08-26 14:19 

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Hamilton County now taking bids for $20 million Silverdale workhouse expansion...

At its regular, Wednesday morning meeting of the Hamilton County Commission, County Mayor Jim Coppinger said the county is now accepting bids from a construction company in Knoxville for the planned expansion of the Silverdale workhouse. Image: WTVC. Last...

 2020-08-26 14:15 

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Georgia police officer hit by DUI suspect during traffic stop...

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- A Georgia police officer was hit during a traffic stop last weekend, and it was caught on video. It happened on Interstate-285 near Atlanta. The Dunwoody officer was outside his vehicle talking to the driver he'd just pulled over for ...

 2020-08-26 13:30 

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park to increase access to additional campgrounds...

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is increasing access to more campgrounds and picnic areas, beginning Thursday, September 3. You can view the full press release below for more information. Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Diseas...

 2020-08-26 13:12 

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Signal Mountain Police charge man in overdose case...

Police in Signal Mountain are charging a man in connection to a recent overdose. Police say the person who overdosed was eventually charged. 27-year-old Calvin Curtis Hightower has been charged with possession of heroin for resale, reckless aggravated ass...

 2020-08-26 12:32 

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GMC FOX Edition interview: Female Bodybuilder Tennessee State Open Wellness winner...
 2020-08-26 12:10 

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CDC drops 14-day self-quarantine recommendation for out-of-state, international travelers...

The Centers for Disease Control has dropped its 14-day quarantine recommendation for travelers. This applies for international and out-of-state travelers. In updated guidelines online, the CDC still cautions travelers about the potential to spread the vir...

 2020-08-26 12:08 

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Love Without Reason gearing up for the 6th Annual 5K Run4Love in honor of Philip Mathews...
 2020-08-26 00:52 

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Marjorie Greene invited to RNC to attend President Trump's acceptance speech...

Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Republican congressional nominee from Georgia who supports the QAnon conspiracy theory and was congratulated by President Donald Trump on her primary victory, has been invited to the Republican National Convention. Greene posted ...

 2020-08-25 23:26 

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Kanye West, Jo Jorgensen & others qualify to appear on presidential ballot in Tennessee...

Kanye West and several other Independent candidates have qualified to appear on the November 3rd presidential ballot in the state of Tennessee. Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett announced Tuesday that Kanye West and three others - Jo Jorgensen, Roq...

 2020-08-25 23:06 

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Hamilton County families prepare for Phase 3, 5 day week return to school...

Starting August 31st, Hamilton County Schools will move to Phase 3, and families in the district are preparing for the change. According to a Hamilton County Schools spokesperson, that decision by the district is based on active cases, and when transition...

 2020-08-25 22:35 

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Experts warn #SaveTheChildren events can spread misinformation instead of keep kids safe...

Could a movement promising to help children actually end up hurting them? Experts warn that's a possibility. On Saturday, a rally was held in downtown Chattanooga, with demonstrators marching the streets in support of the '#SaveTheChildren' mo...

 2020-08-25 22:06 

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Current Hamilton Co. Deputy violated multiple policies before putting on HCSO badge...

A Hamilton County Deputy is on leave for a third time this summer. That's after, police say, he shot a suspect over the weekend. One of those shootings back in May was deadly. The TBI just wrapped up their investigation on whether Deputy Long crossed ...

 2020-08-25 20:23 

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Atlanta Police: Officer finds body in truck's back seat...

A man's body was found in the back seat of an abandoned pickup truck Tuesday morning, Atlanta police said. Police spokesman Capt. A. B. Jackson said an officer was performing routine patrols when he found a Dodge pickup truck in the roadway in southwe...

 2020-08-25 18:25 

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NRC fines TVA for firing engineers who raised Watts Bar, Sequoyah safety concerns...

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has fined the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) more than $600,000 and banned one TVA executive from nuclear activities for five years. This comes after an investigation revealed TVA violated whistleblower protection...

 2020-08-25 17:02 

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Tennessee faces lawsuit for letting counties require masks...

Tennessee is facing a lawsuit over Republican Gov. Bill Lee's decision to let counties issue certain orders to curb the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly citing their ability to require people to wear masks. The group Citizens for Limited Government and...

 2020-08-25 16:55 

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Bicyclist struck, killed in Cleveland Monday night...

The Cleveland Police Department (CPD) says a 40-year-old woman on a bicycle was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday night. CPD spokeswoman Sgt. Evie West says the incident happened at the corner of WIldwood Avenue at 12th Street Southeast. West says a F...

 2020-08-25 16:48 

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Number of Tennessee school-aged children testing positive for COVID-19 remains above 2,000...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --The number of school-aged children who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Tennessee the last 14 days remains above 2,000 according to the Tennessee Department of Health. As of August 24th 2,073 children between the ages of 5-18 have t...

 2020-08-25 15:53 

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Marion County woman charged with TennCare fraud...

Tennessee's Office of Inspector General (OIC) says a Marion County woman faces TennCare fraud charges for selling prescription medication obtained using TennCare healthcare insurance benefits. The Jasper Police Department arrested and charged 61-year-...

 2020-08-25 15:17 

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Workplace drug test data shows increases in marijuana use, opioids and heroin down...

Positivity rates for drug tests administered to the nation's workforce in 2019 hit the highest rate in 16 years according to data collected by Quest Diagnostics. According to the company, positive tests for marijuana increased by 11% in urine test sam...

 2020-08-25 14:27 

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GBI overturns manner of death in Walker County man's 2016 death...

In 2016, Walker County man Donald Fickey, Junior lost his life in what his family describes as a verbal fight that turned deadly. Amanda Shirley is Donald "DJ" Fickeys sister. She tells us that someone shot her brother in the head, and covered up ...

 2020-08-25 13:04 

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HCSO investigation underway after human remains found Monday on Fuller Road...

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) is investigating possible human remains that someone discovered Monday afternoon. HCSO spokesman Matt Lea says investigators were alerted to "what is believed to be" human remains at about 4:30 p. m....

 2020-08-25 12:54 

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Chattanooga teen charged in mother's death makes first court appearance Tuesday...

Garrett Behlau, the 19-year-old who police say strangled his mother to death outside of their home, which his father remotely watched unfold from a security camera, makes his first appearance in Hamilton County Criminal Court Tuesday morning. We have a cr...

 2020-08-25 12:06 

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'Tectonic shift' as first-time gun buyers grow to nearly 5 million...

Nearly 5 million Americans purchased a firearm for the very first time in 2020, according to NSSF, the trade association for the firearm industry. NSSF surveyed firearm retailers which reported that 40 percent of sales were conducted to purchasers who hav...

 2020-08-25 10:40 

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Georgia no longer worst among states for virus transmission...

Some Georgians are in line for more unemployment assistance as the state has given up the dubious title of being the state where COVID-19 is spreading the fastest. Georgia has been overtaken by Mississippi as the No. 1 state with the highest number of new...

 2020-08-25 01:52 

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MISSING: Bradley Co. detectives searching for 34-year-old woman missing since Aug. 14...

The Bradley County Sheriff's Office is asking the community for help in locating a 34-year-old woman they say may be in Hamilton, Rhea, or Bledsoe county areas. According to a BCSO statement, Amber Renee Monday has been missing since August 14, and a ...

 2020-08-24 22:41 

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Chattanooga doctor says flying is safe, as the local airport is in need of customers...

The Chattanooga Airport is now seeing only half the usual flights depart and arrive that they saw from last year. Airport President and CEO Terry Hart says that in April, they only boarded 2,500 guests. We're told that in a typical April they would se...

 2020-08-24 21:02 

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MISSING: Summerville PD searching for 13-year-old girl missing since Aug. 21...

The Summerville Police Department is asking the community to be on the lookout for a teenage girl they say was last seen on August 21. Police say 13-year-old Jaycea Ranea Marmet Edgeworth is considered a runaway, and was last seen entering a gray 4-door h...

 2020-08-24 20:28 

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Walker County School district struggles to find bus drivers amid state-wide shortage...

A shortage of school bus drivers is causing some school districts to make changes to busing this year. For the Walker County School District, those changes include the creation of community stops, and the combinations of some bus routes. According to the ...

 2020-08-24 20:09 

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Hamilton County Health Dept. reports 5 new COVID-19 deaths, raising death toll to 68...

The Hamilton County Health Department on Monday reported five additional COVID-19 deaths among residents, raising the county's death toll to 68. "We extend our condolences to these families, we know this is a tough time," said Health Departmen...

 2020-08-24 16:28 

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Zoom gets glitchy for thousands of students worldwide Monday, including in Hamilton County...

An already-challenging Learning was a little more difficult for students around the country and in Hamilton County on Monday, with Zoom experiencing partial outages. For many students nationwide, it was the first day of school for thousands of students wh...

 2020-08-24 16:06 

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Small plane skids off the runway at Nashville International Airport...

A small plane skidded off the runway at Nashville International Airport on Monday. BNA officials said a twin-engine Baron aircraft with two pilots onboard ran off a runway into the grass at about 10:20 a. m. There were non reported injures, leaks or fire....

 2020-08-24 15:38 

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Local church helps provide Chromebooks for East Side Elementary students...

(Editor's note: This story was submitted to us via Hamilton County Department of Education spokesman Tim Hensley). Learning at home using technology has been a challenge for schools and families as everyone adapts to operating in a new learning arrang...

 2020-08-24 14:56 

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HCSO Deputy who fired at weekend suspect pulled trigger before, accused of excessive force...

A Hamilton County Sheriff's Deputy who is now on leave after a shooting on Signal Mountain over the weekendhas now fired his weapon while on duty a total of three times this year. He's only been employed with the Sheriff's Department for 13 mo...

 2020-08-24 14:43 

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Georgia becomes 10th state to top 5,000 virus deaths...

Georgia on Saturday became the 10th state in the nation to report that it has surpassed 5,000 deaths caused by COVID-19. The Georgia Department of Public Health said there have been at least 5,092 deaths in the state caused by the coronavirus and more tha...

 2020-08-24 14:37 

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Company to relocate headquarters to Dayton, creating 72 new jobs...

Master Manufacturing Group (MMG) officials announced on Monday that the company will relocate its headquarters and manufacturing operations from Rancho Cordova, California to Dayton, Tennessee. By relocating to Dayton, the company says the project is set ...

 2020-08-24 14:29 

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TDEC issues fish consumption advisory for Parksville Reservoir on Ocoee River...

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced a new precautionary fish consumption advisory on Parksville Reservoir on the Ocoee River in Polk County on Monday. This lake is also known as Ocoee Number 1. TDEC says this advisory...

 2020-08-24 13:16 

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Chattanooga Airport conducts full-scale emergency exercise Monday morning...

The Chattanooga Airport conducted a full-scale aircraft disaster drill required by the Federal Aviation Administration on Monday morning. Image: WTVC. The exercise simulated the crash of a jet aircraft, and included role-playing volunteers, first responde...

 2020-08-24 13:14 

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Cleveland city councilman to propose idea for hotly contested Confederate monument...

Cleveland city councilman Bill Estes plans to propose his idea for addressing calls to relocate a Confederate soldier statue in the middle of downtown Cleveland. We reported earlier this month thata student at Lee University started a petition to remove t...

 2020-08-24 13:11 

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Good Chatt. with Greg & Chloe: Stories to make you smile...
 2020-08-24 11:50 

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signs bill upping penalties on some protests...

Tennessee protesters will face harsher penalties, including losing the right to vote, for breaking certain laws during demonstrations under a new law enacted by Gov. Bill Lee. The Republican quietly signed off on the bill Thursday. Lee has previously conc...

 2020-08-24 05:31 

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Coordinators for #SaveOurChildren Chattanooga confirm QAnon conspiracists were at rally...

Controversy is surrounding the group called #SaveOurChildren Chattanooga. They held a rally downtown on Saturday. They're one of many organizations across the U. S. that aims to bring awareness to, and protest against, child sex trafficking. But many ...

 2020-08-23 17:11 

FOX Chattanooga

Nashville-based concert photographer gives big, small artists platform to perform...

NewsChannel 9 is taking another look at performers and artists in Tennessee who are making the most of their talents while the pandemic keeps their traditional avenues at bay. Eryn Cooper chatted with Nashville-based concert photographer Keith Griner-- wh...

 2020-08-23 13:36 

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Nearly 100 people rally at Coolidge Park Saturday to "Save the Children"...

Nearly a hundred people gathered at Coolidge Park Saturday night to bring awareness to human trafficking and child abuse in Chattanooga. Our crew showed up around 8:00 p. m. to the event. Organizers say they started talking about these issues on Facebook....

 2020-08-23 10:55 

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HCSO investigating a deadly crash on Gann Rd....

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) is investigating a fatal accident that claimed two lives in Hamilton County. According to HCSO, the crash happened around 2 a. m. on Gann Road. Deputies say only one vehicle was involved. The names of the tw...

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