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Tennessee's Sales Tax Holiday scheduled for this weekend

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During the weekend, parents (and everyone else) can purchase clothes, school supplies and computer equipment without paying Tennessee state sales tax.

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WEEKLY CIRCULARS

The Latest: Kushner got 'random email' demanding ransom

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President Donald Trump's son-in-law says that he only had four contacts with Russians during the campaign and presidential transition and that none of them were improper. More>>

Black women picking up firearms for self-defense

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Black women are picking up firearms and learning how to shoot, citing a desire to protect themselves and fears about today's political climate. More>>

UPDATE: Police make arrest in deadly Hixson shooting Video included

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Ember Lee Cash Elm, 26, also known as Emily Leanne Brooks, has been charged with criminal homicide and possession of a weapon in the shooting death of 28-year-old Eric Burchfield.

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Believe in Miracles: 11-year-old “Superman” makes the most of 2nd chance Video included

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Jerry Bruce was born with hypo-plastic left heart syndrome, a rare heart condition where you are born with half of a heart, and your left side is not as functional as your right.

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UPDATE: Northpoint Boulevard construction to begin Sunday Video included

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Construction on one bumpy Hixson road is underway. Repaving Northpoint Boulevard began July 23 and is expected to last a few weeks.

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10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Collegedale Police investigating string of robberies Video included

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Detectives with the Collegedale Police Department are investigating a string of burglaries in the area.

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RECALL: Bush Brothers beans, 3 varieties

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Bush Brothers & Co.announced Saturday the company has issued a voluntary recall of certain 28-ounce cans of Bush’s Brown Sugar Hickory Baked Beans, Country Style Baked Beans and Original Baked Beans because of potentially defective side seams on cans.

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Morning rain, but drying out later in the day Video included

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We have some showers moving through this morning.  Expect some wet roads and patchy fog on the way in this morning.

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Ohio murder suspect captured in Ooltewah

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Deputies said Mozier ran away to Tennessee after murdering someone in Cleveland, Ohio in April of 2016. 

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UPDATE: Missing fugitive in custody in Pikeville Video included

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Accused child molester, Samuel Cravens is in custody according to Pikeville Police's Facebook Page. 

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Team Sky rider Chris Froome wins 4th Tour de France title

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Defending champion Chris Froome is just hours from sealing a fourth Tour de France title as he sets off on the final stage of this year's race. More>>

Demonstrators protest CNN's coverage of President Trump

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A protest was held outside CNN Center on Saturday over the network’s coverage of President Donald Trump.

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8 dead, 20 in dire condition in immigrant smuggling case

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Authorities called to a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio overnight found eight people dead and 20 others in dire condition in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer, in what police are calling a horrific case of immigrant smuggling.

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UPDATE: Benefit held for Ringgold PD detective hurt in crash Video included

File photo of Wilborn Dycus. File photo of Wilborn Dycus.
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People who live in Ringgold are rallying around an officer who was hit by a car on the side of I-75. They held a benefit cookout as a way to support Detective Wilborn Dycus.

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'Ultimate Stress Test' for waiters in Missouri Video included

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One paper plate company is taking summer barbecue to new and daring heights. 

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SUV wrecks onto parked train

(Credit WSMV) (Credit WSMV)
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An SUV traveling westbound on the I-440 ramp to I-65 North exited the ramp and fell about 60 feet, landing the car on railroad tracks. The Nashville Fire Department confirmed that part of the car landed on a parked train below. The driver was trapped in the car and officials had to free the driver with extraction equipment. 

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CPD cruiser involved in McCutcheon Road crash

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It happened shortly after 8 p.m. on McCutcheon Road near Lee Highway.

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Toddler drowns in swimming pool in McMinn County

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The sheriff said the father performed CPR on the child who later passed away at the hospital.

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19-foot bike travels through Chattanooga area for non-profit organization

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Organizers said they started at the Creative Discovery Museum in downtown Chattanooga and ended at a local flower shop in Rossville.

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Hamilton County man facing aggravated robbery, attempted aggravated rape charges

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Chattanooga police arrested 21-year-old DeJuan Smith.

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90 hospitalized during Chance the Rapper show

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Police in Connecticut say more than 90 people were hospitalized during a concert featuring Chance the Rapper. 

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No injuries reported in house fire in Ooltewah

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Tri Community Volunteer Fire Department are battling a house fire in Ooltewah. 

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Duplex fire displaces two families

Photo: Chief Battalion Rick Boatwright Photo: Chief Battalion Rick Boatwright
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Two families are searching for a new home temporarily after a fire damages their home. 

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FEMA to reimburse Tennessee facility owners for repairs

The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it plans to reimburse facility owners in 14 Tennessee counties for repair costs from storm-related damage on May 27 and 28.

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Reward tops $100K: Where did it come from and who gets it?

Formerly escaped inmates Ricky Dubose, left, and Donnie Russell Rowe. Georgia Department of Corrections photo Formerly escaped inmates Ricky Dubose, left, and Donnie Russell Rowe. Georgia Department of Corrections photo

When two Georgia inmates escaped from a prison bus leaving two dead guards in their wake, the reward for information leading to their capture rose quickly.

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Varnell voters could decide fate of police department

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At next Tuesday's meeting, Varnell City Council members plan to push for a referendum on whether the police department should stick around. 

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Fort Oglethorpe PD seeking stolen Bobcat

Photo provided by Ft. Oglethorpe PD. Photo provided by Ft. Oglethorpe PD.
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The theft happened between July 13th and 14th on Franklin Circle in Rossville. 

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Bradley Co. man sentenced to life in prison for 2015 murder

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The jury convicted Sean Davenport in the fatal shooting of Michael Swafford on April 14, 2015.

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