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 2021-09-22 17:00 

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Civil rights museum celebrating anniversary with free day...

The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, is celebrating its 30th anniversary with free admission for visitors on Saturday....

 2021-09-22 16:52 

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Bradley County police K-9 shot multiple times in foot chase...

Authorities in Cleveland, Tennessee, said a Bradley County Sheriff's Office police K-9 was shot multiple times during a foot chase Wednesday morning in the woods near the Toyota of Cleveland dealership at Interstate 75's exit 20....

 2021-09-22 16:00 

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Dear Abby: Vintage vehicle draws attention at jobsite...

DEAR ABBY: I drive a classic car to work every day at a construction site. Since I began working there this summer, people often ask me about selling it....

 2021-09-22 16:00 

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'Soul-crushing': US COVID-19 deaths are topping 1,900 a day...

COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a distinct group: 71 million unvaccinated Americans....

 2021-09-22 14:00 

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Memphis high school student dies after contracting COVID-19...

School officials in Memphis say a student died earlier this month after contracting COVID-19 as Tennessee continues to rank among the highest case rates in the nation....

 2021-09-22 14:00 

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5-at-10: The headline Ryder, SEC schedule and opponents fans, Lions bettor gets six-figure payday...

Whether it was intentional or accidental, Bryson DeChambeau has become the biggest name in his game....

 2021-09-22 12:00 

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Iran's president, criticizing US, likens sanctions to 'war'...

Iran's new president slammed U.S. sanctions imposed on his nation as a mechanism of war Tuesday, packing a full slate of direct criticism of the United States into his first U.N. address as head of state....

 2021-09-22 10:00 

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Judge moves ahead with key hearing in Boy Scouts bankruptcy...

A Delaware judge on Tuesday refused to delay a key hearing that could determine whether the Boy Scouts of America can emerge from bankruptcy later this year with a reorganization plan that would compensate thousands of men who say they were sexually abuse...

 2021-09-22 08:00 

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Lawyer: R. Kelly unlikely to take stand in trafficking trial...

R. Kelly is unlikely to take the witness stand at his sex-trafficking trial, a lawyer for the R&B singer told a judge Tuesday....

 2021-09-22 06:00 

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Q&A: America's new COVID-19 rules for international travel...

The Biden administration is rolling out new international travel policies affecting Americans and noncitizens alike who want to fly into the U.S. The goal is to restore more normal air travel after 18 months of disruption caused by COVID-19....

 2021-09-22 05:00 

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Braves power to win over Diamondbacks, maintain NL East lead...

Austin Riley and Ozzie Albies both launched two-run homers for the Atlanta Braves, who held their NL East lead by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-1 on Tuesday night....

 2021-09-22 04:00 

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As Merkel bids farewell, German women wish for more equality...

Angela Merkel, Germany's first female chancellor, has been praised by many for her pragmatic leadership in a turbulent world and celebrated by some as a feminist icon. But a look at her track record over her 16 years at Germany's helm reveals miss...

 2021-09-22 03:00 

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Taliban name deputy ministers, double down on all-male team...

The Taliban expanded their interim Cabinet by naming more ministers and deputies on Tuesday, but failed to appoint any women, doubling down on a hard-line course despite the international outcry that followed their initial presentation of an all-male gove...

 2021-09-22 02:00 

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J&J: Booster dose of its COVID shot prompts strong response...

Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday that a booster of its one-shot coronavirus vaccine provides a stronger immune response months after people receive a first dose....

 2021-09-22 01:30 

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Fatal hit-and-run trial continues in Chattanooga with presentation of crime scene evidence, restaurant video...

The second day in the trial of Janet Hinds, the driver accused of hitting and killing Chattanooga police officer Nicholas Galinger, included video and evidence from the search of Hinds' home and vehicle the day after the accident....

 2021-09-22 01:08 

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House OKs debt and funding plan, inviting clash with GOP...

The House voted Tuesday night to fund the government into early December, suspend the federal debt limit and provide disaster and refugee aid, setting up a high-stakes showdown with Republicans who oppose the package despite the prospects of a looming fis...

 2021-09-22 01:00 

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Being named to the 'Time 100' list of influential people is the latest honor for Kane Brown...

Few people have watched the career arc of Kane Brown for longer than retired country radio on-air personality Bill...

 2021-09-22 01:00 

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Rep. Hakeem questions why House Republicans won't consider his Black history bill in study panel...

State Rep. Yusuf Hakeem, D-Chattanooga, is questioning why House Republicans aren't honoring what he views as their commitment to return to a Black history bill he sponsored that GOP lawmakers in April set aside for summer study....

 2021-09-22 01:00 

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After Afghans fell from plane, families live with horror...

It's a scene that has come to symbolize the chaotic end to America's 20 years of war in Afghanistan: A lumbering U.S. Air Force cargo plane takes off from Kabul airport, chased by hundreds of desperate Afghan men scrambling to get on the aircraft....

 2021-09-22 01:00 

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What are the fastest selling cars and trucks in Chattanooga?...

New and used cars continue to sell at a brisker pace in Chattanooga than the U.S. average, according to vehicle sales data compiled in August by the automotive website iSeeCars.com....

 2021-09-22 01:00 

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Chattanooga Housing Authority refurbishes Cromwell Hills, Emerald Villages...

Four decades after its initial opening, the Cromwell Hills housing development along Cromwell Road has a new look — at least inside of its 200 apartments — after the units were completely refurbished over the past three years as part of a $31....

 2021-09-22 01:00 

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Robert Sivick named new Whitifield County administrator...

Robert Sivick has been named Whitfield County, Georgia's new county administrator....

 2021-09-22 00:49 

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Vols bracing for a Florida attack completely different from last year...

When Tennessee cornerback Alontae Taylor was preparing for last December's game against Florida, he was bracing for an aerial attack headed by quarterback Kyle Trask and containing tight end Kyle Pitts and receivers Trevon Grimes and Kadarius Toney....

 2021-09-22 00:27 

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Wiedmer: Vols' Byron Young could be just the addition UT needs to stun Florida...

What if?...

 2021-09-22 00:00 

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Biden bets on rapid COVID tests but they can be hard to find...

President Joe Biden is betting on millions more rapid, at-home tests to help curb the latest deadly wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is overloading hospitals and threatening to shutter classrooms around the country....

 2021-09-21 23:26 

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Coroner IDs remains, says Gabby Petito was homicide victim...

Gabby Petito was killed by another person, a coroner concluded while also confirming that the human remains found recently at a Wyoming national park were those of the 22-year-old woman who disappeared months after she set out on a cross-country road trip...

 2021-09-21 23:00 

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Trudeau's election bet fails, but Tory rival might lose job...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau secured victory in parliamentary elections but failed to get the majority he wanted, an outcome that threatened his Conservative rival with loss of his job after moving his party to the center and alienating its base....

 2021-09-21 23:00 

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Chattanooga electricity prices to rise next month and more business news...

The typical residential customer of EPB will pay another $2.37 for electricity next month due to an increase in the monthly fuel cost adjustment by the Tennessee Valley Authority, which supplies wholesale power to EPB and 152 other municipalities and powe...

 2021-09-21 22:15 

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Chattanooga man gets 20-year sentence in Dalton pub shooting...

A Chattanooga man was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter in connection with a killing that took place at the Oyster Pub bar in Dalton, Georgia, earlier this year....

 2021-09-21 22:00 

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Cooper: We should remember 9/11, but it doesn't need to be another federal holiday...

Remember 9/11, yes. Make it a holiday, no....

 2021-09-21 22:00 

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Thomas: The new exodus...

Forget what you hear most pundits saying about last week's recall election that failed to unseat California Gov. Gavin Newsom....

 2021-09-21 22:00 

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Stocks edge higher a day after biggest drop since May...

Stocks edged higher in afternoon trading on Wall Street Tuesday following a sharp pullback a day earlier....

 2021-09-21 21:43 

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Collegedale, former police officers reach settlement in lawsuits over alleged quota system...

The city of Collegedale and four former police officers have settled two employment-based lawsuits after two years of litigation surrounding an alleged quota system, according to a joint news release from the city and the officers' attorney....

 2021-09-21 21:41 

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Coffee County authorities investigating after discovery of two bodies at Estill Springs home...

Autopsies have been ordered for two people found shot dead Sunday morning at a home in Coffee County, Tennessee, while investigating agencies remain tight-lipped in the ongoing investigation....

 2021-09-21 21:00 

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Options shrink for Haitian migrants straddling Texas border...

Options were narrowing for thousands of Haitian migrants straddling the Mexico-Texas border as the United States government ramped up expulsion flights to Haiti on Tuesday and Mexico began flying and busing some away from the border....

 2021-09-21 20:58 

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Opener 092221...

Your Wednesday at a glance:...

 2021-09-21 20:54 

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Closer 092221...

And here's some fall-related trivia to start your day:...

 2021-09-21 20:13 

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Tax bill includes changes to Mega IRAs...

The House Ways and Means Committee voted out part of a budget bill last week that includes significant changes to the tax code affecting wealthier Americans....

 2021-09-21 20:09 

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Two charged in McMinn County shooting that left one dead, one injured...

A deadly shooting Saturday in McMinn County, Tennessee, led to arrests of an Ooltewah man and an Etowah woman in a slaying that left one dead and another injured....

 2021-09-21 20:00 

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Gabby Petito story boosted by social media, true-crime craze...

The disappearance and almost-certain death of Gabby Petito and the police hunt for her boyfriend have generated a whirlwind online, with a multitude of armchair detectives and others sharing tips, possible sightings and theories by way of TikTok, Instagra...

 2021-09-21 19:00 

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Toxic gas, new rivers of molten lava endanger Spanish island...

As a new volcanic vent blew open and unstoppable rivers of molten rock flowed toward the sea, authorities on a Spanish island warned Tuesday that more dangers lie ahead for residents, including earthquakes, lava flows, toxic gases, volcanic ash and acid r...

 2021-09-21 18:14 

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Photo of the Day...

Ellen Perry of Franklin, Tenn. grooms Timmy, a Bichon Frise that belongs to Emily Raider of Washington state on Friday, September 17, 2021 at the Tri-State Exhibition Center in McDonald, Tenn. The dog show, which was sponsored by the North Georgia Kennel ...

 2021-09-21 18:00 

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Google to spend $2.1 billion on Manhattan campus acquisition...

Google is planning to buy St. John's Terminal in New York City for $2.1 billion, making it the anchor of its Hudson Square campus....

 2021-09-21 17:00 

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Biden declares world at 'inflection point' amid crises...

President Joe Biden used his first address before the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday to declare that the world stands and at an...

 2021-09-21 16:47 

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Thrasher Elementary School named 2021 National Blue Ribbon School by U.S. Department of Education...

Thrasher Elementary School was named a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School by U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona....

 2021-09-21 16:28 

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Walmart temporarily closes Hixson store...

Walmart is temporarily closing its Hixson superstore at 5746 Highway 153 at 2 p.m. Tuesday to help sanitize and restock the store after a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in the area and among Walmart workers or shoppers....

 2021-09-21 16:00 

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New cookbook serves up quick, impressive meals using just five main ingredients...

On busy nights - those evenings when ordering takeout sounds a little stale, but you're not in the mood to set forth on a full-scale cooking operation - you may look to your favorite quick-and-easy meals for inspiration....

 2021-09-21 16:00 

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Braised short ribs usher in the flavors of fall...

Autumn in the Tennessee Valley brings with it a mixed bag of weather....

 2021-09-21 16:00 

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Recipes for Cincinnati chili, salmon salad, chilies rellenos answer previous queries...

Good morning, readers. Here are some cleanup requests from months gone by; this is a help-wanted column....

 2021-09-21 16:00 

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Supreme Court sets arguments in big abortion case...

The Supreme Court will hear arguments Dec. 1 in Mississippi's bid to have the landmark Roe v. Wade decision guaranteeing a woman's right to an abortion overturned....

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