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 2021-04-27 23:43 

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Too early? Tennessee Governor's order reveals contrast in how COVID-19 progress is viewed...

Tennessee's Governor says COVID-19 is no longer a health emergency in the state. Now, he's taking steps to fully reopen the state in a matter of weeks. Governor Bill Lee wants all COVID-related restrictions like masks and capacity limits lifted ac...

 2021-04-27 23:07 

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Chattanooga area summer camps plan for a return, following CDC guidance...

A summer staple for children hopes it can return to some sense of normal this year. Last year, COVID-19 cancelled or changed summer camps all across the country. Now, the CDC has released new guidance on how they can operate this upcoming season. A year i...

 2021-04-27 22:05 

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VIDEO: Smoke House in Monteagle catches fire, sending up clouds of smoke...

Crews are responding to the scene of a restaurant fire in Monteagle Tuesday afternoon. Grundy County Sheriff Clint Shrum confirmed the fire is happening at the Smoke House restaurant. Viewer video showed the fire sent huge plumes of smoke into the air. Ca...

 2021-04-27 21:47 

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After mother killed in 2011 tornado, South Pittsburg woman reunited with family photo...

The April 27th, 2011 Tornado Super Outbreak is a day many families can't forget. Thanks to debris found by random strangers, some relatives of tornado victims are able to be reunited with lost items they thought they'd never see again. Pamela Hill...

 2021-04-27 21:09 

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As mandate ends, Hamilton County leaders ask people to follow mask guidance from CDC...

Hamilton County leaders are urging people to continue following COVID-19 guidance even after the county's mask mandate comes to an end. Wednesday, April 28th marks the final day of the county's mask requirement. Mayor Jim Coppinger will not extend...

 2021-04-27 19:26 

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MISSING: Deputies search for Rossville woman last seen April 26...

The Walker County Sheriff's Office is asking for the community to be on the lookout after a local woman was reported missing. According to the sheriff's office, Gabrielle Yokely was last seen at her Rossville home around 3 p. m. on Monday, April 2...

 2021-04-27 17:53 

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Wacker fined for November accident that killed 1, injured 4...

The Tennessee Occupational Health and Safety Administration (TOSHA) has fined Wacker Chemie for a violation that happened during a deadly accident back in November. 22-year-oldJesus Jared Montes Aguilar was killed in the accident. 4 other contract workers...

 2021-04-27 17:33 

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Accrediting agency asks about politics in Georgia search...

The agency that accredits Georgia's 26 public universities and colleges is asking whether there has been undue political pressure to appoint former governor Sonny Perdue as chancellor of the University System of Georgia....

 2021-04-27 17:00 

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EU grants access to vaccinated Americans this summer, what to know before you travel...

The European Union says it will allow vaccinated American tourists to travel to their countries this summer. The EU includes countries like France, Greece, Italy and Spain. However, the EU has not yet issued a formal plan or a timeline for reopening their...

 2021-04-27 16:43 

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Tennessee bill to allow victims to track sexual assault kits passes House...

A bipartisan Tennessee bill to allow victims to track sexual assault kits has now passed the state House with an amendment and is headed back to the Senate. HB 0039—also called the Jim Coley Rape Survivors Protection Act—passed on the House fl...

 2021-04-27 15:55 

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Strong police presence, vocal protestors at Monday's Knox County Commission meeting...

The Knox County Commission met Monday night with an increased presence of both police and protestors. Our ABC affiliate in Knoxville WATE reports several dozen law enforcement officers were at the meeting after the group Black Coffee Justice announced a p...

 2021-04-27 15:24 

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Lawyers: Pathologist says Black man shot 5 times by deputies...

ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. (AP) — An independent autopsy shows that Andrew Brown Jr. , a Black man killed by deputies in North Carolina, was shot five times, including in the back of the head, according to a report released Tuesday by family attorneys. A...

 2021-04-27 15:19 

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91 new jobs, $15M investment coming for Rhea County clothing manufacturer...

Robinson Manufacturing is investing $15 million to expand its operation in Rhea County, which will bring 91 new jobs, according to the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) Tuesday. Robinson Manufacturingmanufactures, decorate...

 2021-04-27 15:00 

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Tennessee Gov. Lee ends public health orders, including local authority over mask mandates...

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is ending all public health orders, including local authority over mask mandates. "COVID-19 is now a managed public health issue in Tennessee and no longer a statewide public health emergency," said Gov. Lee. "As Tennes...

 2021-04-27 14:05 

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Tennessee bill in committee could be first step towards medical marijuana in state...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --A bipartisan bill in the Tennessee General Assembly studying medical marijuana will go before House Criminal Justice Committee on Tuesday. Senator Becky Duncan Massey (R-Knoxville) and Representative Bryan Terry (R-Murfreesboro) are spo...

 2021-04-27 13:57 

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Tennessee could keep to-go alcohol sales under bill up for vote in the Senate...

Tennessee could continue to-go alcohol sales under a bill making its way through the Tennessee General Assembly. Gov. Bill Lee made alcohol to-go from bars legal during the COVID-19 pandemic under an Executive Order. Now, some lawmakers would like to see ...

 2021-04-27 13:34 

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Nashville lifting all COVID-19 capacity limits, masks still required indoors...

Metro Health said all COVID-19 capacity restrictions are being lifted in Nashville and the only restriction still in place will be an indoor mask mandate. Those restrictions will be lifted on May 14, marking six weekssince the vaccine became available to ...

 2021-04-27 13:22 

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Interview: COVID-19 detection device developed in Chattanooga...
 2021-04-27 12:56 

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Tennessee House passes bill allowing college athletes get paid for likeness...

Tennessee House lawmakers passed a bill that would allow college athletes to get payment for their likeness. The measure, HB1351/SB1000, is sponsored byRepresentative Kevin Vaughn of Collierville and co-sponsored by Memphis Representative Antonio Parkinso...

 2021-04-27 12:08 

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Nashville CEO fired after video shows teenage boy wearing dress to prom being ridiculed...

A telemedicine company based in Nashville has now fired its CEO after he's caught on camera ridiculing a teenage boy wearing a dress to his prom. *WARNING: Video contains foul language* The company "Visuwell" tweeted "we unequivocally cond...

 2021-04-27 11:38 

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Alabama recalls 2011 tornado outbreak that killed hundreds...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — With lowered flags and somber ceremonies, Alabama will pause Tuesday to mark the 10th anniversary of a horrific tornado outbreak that killed more than 250 people statewide, caused billions in damage and reshaped entire commun...

 2021-04-27 11:18 

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CFO of Erlanger steps down...

Erlanger has announced its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Britt Tabor is no longer working a the hospital. Erlanger officials emailed us this statement: "We would like to notify you that Britt Tabor is no longer with Erlanger. We certainly appreciate B...

 2021-04-27 02:16 

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Chattanooga's newest First Lady advocates for one of the Scenic City's greatest assets...

Mayor Tim Kelly has been in office exactly a week, and while he's hit the ground running, he's not the only one getting to work. Kelly's wife, Ginny, was a visual part of his campaign. She's Chattanooga's newest first lady, but she'...

 2021-04-27 01:55 

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10 Years Later: A look back at the April 27, 2011 tornado outbreak...

On the night of April 26th, 2011, I was having dinner with my family. My wife knew that I had been concerned for days about the upcoming weather pattern for the next day. She asked me, "What do think about tomorrow? ". I told her, "It's th...

 2021-04-27 00:49 

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Westview Elementary closed Tuesday, April 27th, cites rise of COVID-19 cases...

Due to the rise of COVID-19 cases, Westview Elementary will be closed on Tuesday, April 26th. In an email sent to parents it says "Hamilton County Schools will continue to monitor the infection rate at Westview. " Due to the continued reported COV...

 2021-04-27 00:12 

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Chattanooga PD: Shooting leaves person with life-threatening injuries...

Chattanooga Police say an investigation is underway after a person was seriously injured in a shooting Monday evening. It happened on the 1700 block of North Chamberlain Avenue. According to CPD spokesman Sgt. Jeremy Eames, a person received life-threaten...

 2021-04-26 23:52 

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MISSING: Police search for Chattanooga woman last seen leaving work on April 25th...

Chattanooga Police are asking the community to be on the lookout for a woman who went missing on April 25th. According to police, 45-year-old Tamiko Grogins was last seen leaving her work around noon on Sunday. A family member told us she works in the Tif...

 2021-04-26 23:09 

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Biden expands summer food program, free meals continue for students through Spring 2022...

The Biden administration is dishing out billions of dollars to feed school children over the summer. The USDA says it's expanding its free school lunch program for all K-12 students and continuing monthly PEBT for students throughout the summer. All s...

 2021-04-26 23:02 

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Rossville residents still taking precautions 10 years after 2011 Tornado Super Outbreak...

It's a day that changed lives forever. Tuesday, April 27th marks the 10-year anniversary of the deadly 2011 Tornado Super Outbreak in our area. Caption: Bliss Zechman reports. More than 340 tornadoes barreled through the central and southern states in...

 2021-04-26 22:36 

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Georgia park with giant Confederate carving proposes changes...

A park near Atlanta with a giant carving of Confederate leaders would publicly acknowledge that it was a gathering spot for the Ku Klux Klan, relocate Confederate flags and remove the carving from its logo under proposals unveiled Monday to address critic...

 2021-04-26 22:15 

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States have plenty of vaccines but overcoming hesitancy is only one challenge...

Across the country, the vaccination trend is beginning to shift from too little supply to too little demand as states begin scaling back their requests for COVID-19 vaccine doses from the federal government. Last week the United States passed the mileston...

 2021-04-26 21:51 

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Aid approved for 8 Alabama counties from March storms...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President Joe Biden has approved federal disaster aid for eight Alabama counties where tornadoes and strong winds caused damage over two days in March, the White House said Monday. Biden approved assistance that can include g...

 2021-04-26 19:48 

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Attorney: Black man killed by NC deputies shot in back of head...

ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. (AP) — A Black man killed by deputies in North Carolina was shot in the back of his head and had his hands on the car steering wheel when they opened fire, attorneys for the family said Monday after body camera video was shown ...

 2021-04-26 19:47 

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Vaccinating Gen Z: Efforts by Chattanooga schools, pharmacy to simplify student process...

Schools and pharmacies in Hamilton County and Chattanooga are working to make the COVID-19 vaccination process easier for students. They hope it will help raise the percentage of young people getting the shot. As of Monday, Hamilton County's Health De...

 2021-04-26 19:12 

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HCSO investigating reported inmate stabbings at Silverdale...

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) is investigating after several inmates reported being stabbed at Silverdale Detention Center. According to spokesman Matt Lea, just before 8 p. m. on Friday, HCSO's Corrections Division learned that an i...

 2021-04-26 17:24 

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Whitfield County fire ruled arson...

State and local officials are asking the Whitfield County community for help in finding a suspected arsonist. The fire happened at a property on Reed Pond Road in Dalton around 12:30 p. m. Sunday, April 25th. Whitfield County firefighters responded to the...

 2021-04-26 16:18 

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Tennessee man charged in death of 5-month-old infant...

A Tennessee man has been charged in the death of a 5-month-old infant, authorities said. Dominic Michael Antonio Liberto, 24, of Mount Carmel was indicted last week on charges of first-degree murder, aggravated child neglect and aggravated child abuse, th...

 2021-04-26 16:16 

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Was your period different after getting your COVID-19 shot? Here might be why...

If you menstruate, did you notice a change in your period after getting vaccinated? If so, you're not alone in your change in flow woes. Women all over social media are saying their periods were different after getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Some tweet...

 2021-04-26 13:34 

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Get Moving Monday: The easiest way to stay healthy...
 2021-04-26 13:30 

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Good Chatt. with Greg & Chloe: Stories to make you smile...
 2021-04-26 08:15 

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Warm afternoons, showers late Thursday...
 2021-04-26 00:16 

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6 killed, 10 hurt in fiery van crash on Georgia interstate...

SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia say a van carrying 16 people crashed onto its side and was engulfed in flames on an interstate, killing at least six people and injuring 10. Police said six people died at the scene and 10 were taken to hospital...

 2021-04-25 17:14 

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Dalton Police investigating early morning shooting; suspect still at large...

The Dalton Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man dead, and a suspect still at large. Dalton PD says the shooting happened early Sunday morning in the parking lot of Oyster Pub bar. Police say there was a dispute or fight inside o...

 2021-04-25 16:41 

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Fire crews continue to fight Mill Creek and Long Branch Fires...

USDA Forest Service officials at the Cherokee National Forest say crews continue to fight the Mill Creek and the Long Branch fires. The fires total almost 1,000 acres. The Mill Creek Fire in Cocke County along westbound Interstate 40 at mile marker 446 is...

 2021-04-25 16:19 

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Man shot after fight early Sunday morning...

Chattanooga Police say a man was shot during a fight early Sunday morning. Police say the shooting happened at 2:18 AM in the area of115 Honest Street. Police say when officers got to the scene, they could not find anyone involved in the shooting. Later,d...

 2021-04-25 02:44 

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Waldens Ridge firefighters help kids with autism prepare for emergency situations...

For autism awareness month, a local fire department is giving first responders the tools they need to help children with special needs in a crisis situation. For families of children with special needs extra attention to detail can be crucial when it come...

 2021-04-24 18:26 

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Chattanooga Market back for its 20th season...

The Chattanooga market began its 20th season Saturday morning--giving dozens of small business owners a chance to see some of their customers for the first time in person since quarantine went into full swing last spring. Last year's market was scaled...

 2021-04-24 17:28 

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TWRA investigates deadly boating accident on Douglas Lake...

The TWRA is investigating a deadly boating accident on Douglas Lake. Officers say two bass boats collided near Anchor Down Campground Saturday morning. They say one of the boats was fishing in a bass tournament. One person died. Another personis being tre...

 2021-04-24 14:24 

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McKamey Animal Center issues cutbacks for animal intake, cites pandemic...

McKamey Animal Center is issuing cutbacks as a part of an Executive Order Mayor Tim Kelly signed Friday. The order said COVID-19 is "posing an ever greater threat to our community and disrupting the normal functioning of business" including MAC an...

 2021-04-24 13:45 

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Chattanooga Police cruisers hit during two incidents overnight...

Chattanooga Police says two of their marked patrol vehicles were hit overnight. In a post on Facebook, the Chattanooga Police Department's Traffic Division says the patrol cars were blocking lanes of traffic with emergency equipment on active crash sc...

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