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 2020-12-06 00:38 

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'She was my hero': East Ridge community celebrates life of legendary volleyball coach...

Our community continues to mourn lives lost to COVID-19 every single day. East Ridge was hard hit by the virus recently, with the death of legendary high school volleyball coach Catherine Neely. Just over two weeks later her life was celebrated on Saturda...

 2020-12-05 18:47 

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Atlanta Press Club hosts live debate for Georgia runoff Senate seats...

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young is hosting a live debate for the runoff Senate seat candidates this Sunday, December 6. According to a release, the candidates running for the two open U. S. Senate seats for Georgia will have a live deba...

 2020-12-05 15:12 

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CPD: Driver dies after vehicle flips over into a ditch off Norcross Road...

Chattanooga Police say a driver has been killed in vehicle crash at 4504 Norcross Road. CPD says they responded to the fatal crash around 12:10am on December 5th. Chattanooga Police report that a Hyundai Sonata was traveling North on Norcross Road when it...

 2020-12-05 14:41 

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WTVC Alexa news briefing - 12/5/20 PM...

WTVC Alexa news briefing....

 2020-12-05 10:41 

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Dunlap VFD says a home on Airport Rd. is a total loss after it caught fire Thursday night...

Thursday night, the Dunlap Fire Department responded to a house fire on Airport Rd. in the Deerhead community on Fredonia mountain. According to the department's Facebook page,Fredonia VFD and Cagle VFD also responded as part of a mutual aid request, ...

 2020-12-05 01:24 

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43-year-old Nashville man died in police custody, TBI leading investigation...

A 43-year-old Nashville man died late Thursday night in police custody, prompting an investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Metro Police officers responded to a 911 call around 11:30 p. m. Thursday in the 800 block of W. Sharp Avenue....

 2020-12-05 00:28 

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Chattanooga startups continue navigating new norm as lawmakers negotiate second stimulus...

For small businesses, pivot is the word of 2020. "They had to think on their feet," said Alexis Willis who is the Director of Small Business and Entrepreneurship for the Chattanooga Chamber. Pop-up markets like the one the Chattanooga Chamber host...

 2020-12-04 23:18 

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Tennessee hospitals respond to state's order allowing COVID-19 help from National Guard...

Hospitals across Middle Tennessee are responding to Gov. Lee's executive orderthat allows members of the National Guard to enter hospitals and assist in their fight against COVID-19....

 2020-12-04 23:14 

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Trump's campaign files lawsuit seeking to overturn Georgia election results...

WASHINGTON (SBG) — President Donald Trump's campaign has filed a lawsuit in Georgia seeking to overturn the state's election results. Projected President-elect Joe Biden narrowly carried Georgia by 12,670 votes, becoming the first Democrat t...

 2020-12-04 23:03 

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Bradley Co. man charged in connection to 15 auto burglaries committed since late November...

The Bradley County Sheriff's Office (BCSO) arrested a man accused in stealing items from 15 different cars over the past couple of weeks. The first incident happened on Saturday, November 21st. BCSO says Hanks was found stolen items that linked him to...

 2020-12-04 22:26 

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New Hamilton Co. School Board policy would allow COVID-19-exposed staff to work in person...

Hamilton County Schools (HCS) could be switching gears, allowing Superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson to deem certain personnel "essential. " That would mean those staff members could still be required to come to work despite being exposed to the coro...

 2020-12-04 20:44 

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Tennessee Gov. signs order allowing National Guard to help hospitals in COVID-19 response...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has signed an Executive Order regarding hospitals and health amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The new order allows members of the National Guard to enter hospitals and assist in their COVID-19 res...

 2020-12-04 19:13 

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Alabama woman raising 12 children after her sister dies from COVID-19 at UAB Hospital...

An Alabama woman is now caring for 12 children after her sister, a mother of five, died from complications of COVID-19, according to ABC's Good Morning America. Francesca McCall, a mother of nine herself, said she's taken in Zariah 17, De Alvion, ...

 2020-12-04 17:23 

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Dalton PD: Woman spends $400 on stolen bank card...

The Dalton Police Department is looking for a woman who used a stolen bank card to make more than $400 in fraudulent purchases. The theft happened on November 23rd at the Outback Steakhousein Dalton. The card was stolen from a car parked at a Dalton resta...

 2020-12-04 16:59 

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Third Nashville nurse working at St. Thomas West found murdered in four years...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --A third nurse working at St. Thomas West Hospital has been found murdered in four years. Metro Nashville Police reported on Friday morning what appears to be a Thursday night murder of 26-year-old Caitlyn Marie Kaufman who worked as a n...

 2020-12-04 15:57 

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What's that smell? Altered sense of smell, taste in COVID patients may explain recovery...

Imagine chocolate or toothpaste being unbearable at times. Right now, scientists are uncovering clues to explain how those who have had the coronavirus now have distorted senses of smell or taste. One patient who encounters that daily is here in Chattanoo...

 2020-12-04 15:42 

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On your own: COVID-19 infected residents in Hamilton Co. now must do own contact tracing...

For COVID-19 contact tracing, Hamilton County residents are now on their own. The Hamilton County Health Department announced on Friday that if someone you came into close contact with is diagnosed with COVID-19, it is now up to them to let you know. This...

 2020-12-04 14:31 

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

Show us something good! Please share your photos & videos to our online gallery here....

 2020-12-04 14:22 

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Chattanooga Theatre Centre presents radio version of It's a Wonderful Life...
 2020-12-04 10:56 

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Lawsuit: Tennessee makes it too hard to restore voting rights...

Tennessee's path for those convicted of a felony to restore their right to vote has not only silenced Black voters but also contains constitutional and federal law violations, a newly filed federal lawsuit alleges. Voter rights advocates submitted the...

 2020-12-04 10:39 

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Collaboration between aquariums helps save endangered fish...

Aquariums in Chicago, Connecticut and Iowa are helping the Tennessee Aquarium save an endangered minnow. Habitat destruction and invasive species have severely reduced the range of the barrens topminnow. Isolated populations now live in just a half-dozen ...

 2020-12-04 09:05 

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Lee says he will get virus vaccination when 'time is right'...

Republican Gov. Bill Lee said Thursday that he intends to get a coronavirus vaccination when "the time is right," expressing confidence in the vaccine's ability to safely combat the virus that has killed more than 4,700 Tennessee residents. Le...

 2020-12-04 04:36 

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McCallie wins back-to-back state championships with 44-0 victory over MUS...

For the second year in a row, the Blue Tornado has won the state championship! The BlueCross Bowl is underway in Cookeville. Beginning Thursday and running through Saturday, high school football championships in Tennessee will be decided in nine different...

 2020-12-04 00:49 

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Hamilton County Schools asking parents for input on potential spring reopening schedule...

As schools across Hamilton County prepare to transition to a hybrid learning schedule amid rising COVID-19 cases, district officials are looking ahead to the spring semester and asking parents for their feedback. Starting Dec. 7 and running through Dec. 1...

 2020-12-03 23:48 

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Fire fighters urge health officials to make them a priority for covid19 vaccinations...

A group of first responders worry they could be left off the list of recipients for the first round of a covid19 vaccines. Four major fire fighter associations are urging state and local officials to make sure they are a priority....

 2020-12-03 23:48 

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Firefighters urge health officials to make them a priority for COVID-19 vaccinations...

A group of first responders worry they could be left off the list of recipients for the first round of a COVID-19 vaccines. Four major firefighter associations are urging state and local officials to make sure they are a priority....

 2020-12-03 23:00 

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MainStreet Cleveland Christmas Parade cancelled due to rapid COVID-19 rise in county...

The annual MainStreet Cleveland Christmas Parade has been cancelled, with officials citing a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in Bradley County over the past 48 hours. The much-loved tradition was set for Saturday, December 5 beginning at 6 p. m. , and had ad...

 2020-12-03 22:52 

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Tennessee inmate's execution put on hold due to COVID-19...

The Tennessee Supreme Court on Thursday indefinitely postponed the execution of death row inmate Byron Black. In a brief order issued on Thursday, the court wrote that Black's execution is stayed pending a further order by the court "because of th...

 2020-12-03 21:54 

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Sec. of State investigating Florida lawyer accused of trying to register, vote in Georgia...

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is investigating a Florida attorney accused of planning to register to vote in Georgiaahead of the January 5 Senate runoffs, and encouraging other Republicans to do so as well. On Thursday, Secretary Raffenspe...

 2020-12-03 20:53 

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VIDEO: Explosives topple 1,000-foot stack at old power plant...

Explosives have toppled a 1,000-foot-tall smoke stack at an old power plant in Alabama. Crews hired by the Tennessee Valley Authority set off the charges Thursday at the site of the old Widows Creek Fossil Plant on the Tennessee River. Video shows the mas...

 2020-12-03 19:17 

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Over 142,000 candles sold at Dollar Tree recalled due to burn hazards...

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced a recall of over 142,000 candles sold at Dollar Tree locations. According to the recall, 142,740 Sure Scents 2-1 Peaceful Stream/Moonlit Waves candles have been recalled due to potential burn haz...

 2020-12-03 19:06 

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Camping in Tennessee reaches record-highs during pandemic...

As the nature of the pandemic has suggested folks socially distance, people are seeking solace in the great outdoors in record numbers. Specifically, Tennessee State Parks said camping in the past two months reached a record high. "The impact of COVID...

 2020-12-03 18:58 

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Announcement on enhanced punishment expected at next hearing for Megan Boswell in January...

Megan Boswell appeared by video in court Thursday afternoon in Sullivan County. She is charged with the murder of her daughter, 1-year-old Evelyn Boswell. The next hearing in the case was scheduled for January 22 at 9 a. m. Sullivan County District Attorn...

 2020-12-03 18:29 

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A life of service: Ooltewah family mourns, honors late grandmother who died from COVID-19...

An Ooltewah family tells us it has lost a loved one to COVID-19 this week -- 77-year-old Jeanne McDaniel, who the family says died in the ICU on Wednesday. Granddaughter Beth Sweatman says McDaniel was checked into the hospital with the virus on Nov. 22, ...

 2020-12-03 18:19 

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HCSO: Inmate seriously injures Hamilton County Corrections Deputy Wednesday...

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) says a Corrections Deputy is recovering after an inmate assault at the Hamilton County Jail. HCSO says the incident happened on Thursday on the first floor of the jail. HCSO spokeswoman Rachel Frizzell says ...

 2020-12-03 17:25 

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Georgia GOP seeks mail-in ballot changes after Biden's win...

After weathering criticism for certifying President Donald Trump's narrow election loss to Democrat Joe Biden, Republican officials in Georgia are proposing additional requirements for the state's vote-by-mail process, despite no evidence of syste...

 2020-12-03 16:18 

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40-year-old Middle Tennessee police officer mourned after death from asthma attack...

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. --The Crossville Police Department is mourning the loss of an officer following an asthma attack. The department announced on Thursday 40-year-old Detective Jason Wilson died on Tuesday due to complications from the attack. Det. Wilson w...

 2020-12-03 15:51 

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Georgia COVID-19 numbers surge as more enter hospitals...

ATLANTA (AP) — Leaders of some of Georgia's hospitals tell Gov. Brian Kemp that they're seeing increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients. But the executives said in a Wednesday meeting that those infected with the coronavirus do not appear as ...

 2020-12-03 15:15 

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Megan Boswell scheduled to make court appearance Thursday afternoon...

Megan Boswell is set to make another court appearance Thursday afternoon in Sullivan County. She is charged with the murder of her daughter, 1-year-old Evelyn Boswell. A grand jury indicted Boswell on 19 total charges, including felony murder and child ab...

 2020-12-03 14:59 

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CPD: 27-year-old man shot to death on Lightfoot Mill Road Wednesday...

Chattanooga Police say a 27-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon. The incident happened a little before 1:30 p. m. on Lightfoot Mill Road. Officers arriving to the scene found Randy Williams dead from a gunshot wound. Right now, police hav...

 2020-12-03 12:57 

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Police: Murfreesboro Wendy's manager bit teen worker's shoulder...

A 53-year-old manager at a Tennessee fast food restaurant was charged with simple assault after police said he admitted to biting a teenage worker on the shoulder while on the job. The confrontation happened Nov. 23 at a Wendy's in Murfreesboro, accor...

 2020-12-03 12:04 

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Prosecutors seek to have 3 tossed Pilot Flying J convictions restored...

Federal prosecutors are seeking to restore the tossed convictions for the former president of Pilot Flying J and two of his former employees related to a rebate scheme to cheat trucking companies out of millions of dollars. The petition filed this week as...

 2020-12-03 11:59 

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Election officials certify Trump's win in Tennessee...

Tennessee's top election office announced Wednesday that it officially certified the results of the Nov. 3 election, with President Donald Trump securing the state's 11 electoral votes. A spokeswoman with the secretary of state's office confir...

 2020-12-03 11:45 

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COVID-19 hospitalizations top 100,000; White House task force warns Tennessee, Georgia...

The White House Coronavirus Task Force issued an intense warning this week following the Thanksgiving Holiday. The weekly report obtained by ABC News says the COVID-19 risk to all Americans is at an historic high. The Task Force says before the summer sur...

 2020-12-03 04:16 

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Fire deals thousands of dollars in damages to Hamilton County home Wednesday...

Investigators say a fire tore through a home in Hamilton County Wednesday afternoon. Around 3:15 p. m. , a neighbor called 911 after seeing a fire at the 6154 Hunter Road home, according to spokeswoman Amy Maxwell with the Hamilton County Office of Emerge...

 2020-12-03 01:15 

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100-year-old George Summers tells story of growing up in the Depression, fighting in WWII...

George Summers turned one hundred years old a couple of weeks ago. Sitting in Rossville at a kitchen table stacked with papers and memories from 76 years ago. "I grew up during the Depression," Mr. Summers said. "We were moving one place to an...

 2020-12-02 23:51 

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Select schools may not move to Phase 2 learning in Hamilton County...

Some schools may have the option to opt out of the hybrid schedule the rest of the Hamilton County School District will transition into next week. According to District 4 School Board member Tiffanie Robinson, some principals in the Midtown learning commu...

 2020-12-02 23:42 

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TBI: 5 indicted in connection to 2019 homicide in Wilson County...

Five people have been indicted following a TBI investigation into a 2019 homicide in Wilson County. Authorities say four people have been arrested while a fifth personis being held in a different facility on a separate charge. The remains of 21-year-old A...

 2020-12-02 23:04 

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Rural hospitals in Alabama concerned with having enough staff during COVID-19 surge...

Having enough beds is a concern for hospitals, but having enough doctors and nurses to handle the patient load is also a concern. "We are at the point of being stretched as far as we can go. Just a little more will kick us over the edge," Dr. Geor...

 2020-12-02 21:05 

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Hamilton County school nurses to administer rapid COVID-19 tests as part of pilot program...

The Hamilton County School district will be the first in Tennessee to pilot a new rapid COVID-19 testing program through the state's health and education departments. School officials say these new BinaxNOW tests can provide results in as little as 20...

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