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Confederate monuments removed overnight in Baltimore

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Confederate monuments in Baltimore were quietly removed and hauled away on trucks in darkness early Wednesday, days after a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia that was sparked by plans to take down a similar statue there. More>>

Long lines grow for eclipse glasses

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Dozens of people lined up Wednesday outside at the Elder's Ace Hardware in Ooltewah to get eclipse glasses.

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That annoying robocall about a ‘free cruise’ could get you $900

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An annoying robocall could be worth $900 bucks to you.

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Memphis comedian gets big laughs on America's Got Talent Video included

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A Memphis comedian got big laughs on America's Got Talent on Tuesday night.

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5 missing after Army helicopter goes down off Hawaii

A U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopter. A U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopter.
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Responding teams reported spotting a debris field about 2 miles (3 kilometers) west of Kaena Point, Oahu.

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Tennessee officials announce new agribusiness grant

Tennessee officials are offering a new grant to develop agribusiness in the state.

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UPDATE: Juvenile shot on Old Hixson Pike

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Chattanooga Police are investigating a shooting on Old Hixson Pike. 

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UPDATE: Man in critical condition after being shot Tuesday night

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Chattanooga Police are investigating the city's latest shooting. 

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What the Tech? Globe Observer app

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NASA is looking for a few good scientists to help during the eclipse, whether they're in the path of totality or not. A look at it's new app that will gather more data on an eclipse in history.

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Georgia governor candidate wants Confederate carving gone

A candidate seeking to become the nation's first female African-American governor is calling for the removal of a giant granite carving in Georgia depicting three Confederate war leaders.

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$28.75 charge to visit Elvis' grave during vigil upsets fans

For the first time in nearly four decades, Elvis Presley fans who visit Graceland this week to commemorate the anniversary of his death will have to pay $28.75 to walk past his grave.

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Groups learn about Tennessee River conditions by observing fish Video included

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About every five years TVA and TWRA get together to go fishing, but it's not for sport. 

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Justice Department wants records on visitors to Trump protest site

Protestors chant on the National Mall during a demonstration after the inauguration of President Donald Trump. AP photo Protestors chant on the National Mall during a demonstration after the inauguration of President Donald Trump. AP photo
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Prosecutors say the website, DisruptJ20.org, was used to organize "a violent riot."

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Dolly Parton to release 1st children's album

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Dolly Parton is coming out with a new album and its her first written and recorded with kids and the young at heart in mind.

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Thousands turn out to Graceland for 40th anniversary of Elvis' death Video included

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Forty years ago, the King of Rock 'N' Roll died in Memphis.

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Mojo Burrito fires employee who attended Charlottesville rally

Terrance Hightower, 28, talks about his experience being fired from Mojo Burrito in St. Elmo Monday after a co-worker called him a "Nazi" on social media after Hightower attended the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, VA. Photo by Erin O. Smith Terrance Hightower, 28, talks about his experience being fired from Mojo Burrito in St. Elmo Monday after a co-worker called him a "Nazi" on social media after Hightower attended the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, VA. Photo by Erin O. Smith
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Add the 28-year-old Rossville resident to the list of employees around the nation who lost their jobs once they were "outed" for taking part in the white nationalist event that was rocked by violence and chaos.

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Children's rattle recalled due to choking hazard Video included

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Brio soft hammer rattle toys have been recalled due to the wooden rings on the rattle which can crack, posing a choking hazard to children. 

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Malnourished dog on the mend Video included

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The 3-year-old Shepherd mix was nearly half his body weight when officers found him.  

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Keller Williams Greater Downtown donates $11k to Woodmore

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A group of close to one hundred local real estate agents were training at the Keller Williams Greater Downtown office during the time of the 2016 Woodmore bus tragedy. 

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Heat and humidity continue Video included

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We will see the heat and humidity continuing through the first half of Friday.

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UPDATE: Acting Police Chief addresses city council for the first time Video included

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Tuesday was the first time that Acting Police Chief David Roddy addressed the city council.

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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Deadly rally accelerates removal of Confederate statues; Both Korean leaders, US signal turn to diplomacy amid crisis; Dubai magnate tied to Trump brand seeks new ventures abroad. More>>

Going green: GA man repeats as kale-eating champ

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When it comes to chowing down on kale, Gideon Oji is once again the top dog, beating back a challenge from hot-dog-eating champ Joey Chestnut.

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Construction worker hurt on job site

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A worker was injured at a construction site Tuesday afternoon.

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Bank robber sought in Marion County

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The Marion County Sheriff's Office is searching for a bank robber.

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Lincoln Memorial vandalized with red spray paint

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It was not immediately clear if the vandals were caught on surveillance cameras, the NPS spokesman said. The crime is a federal offense.

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Local wedding chapel honors Elvis Presley

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It was a was a blast from the past this morning for some residents at the East Ridge Life Center. They listened to tunes by the King of Rock 'N Roll. 

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Dalton 2nd graders excited for Solar Eclipse Video included

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While some schools are closing for next week's historic solar eclipse, students in Dalton will have a longer school day to witness the event together.    

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What The Tech? Solar Eclipse Timer Video included

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Look in Apple's App Store and the Google Play Store and you'll find dozens of apps for the upcoming solar eclipse.

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How to protect your pets during the 2017 Solar Eclipse Video included

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We know that humans need glasses to protect our eyes from the solar eclipse But what about our pets? 

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Still need solar eclipse glasses? Here's how to get them! Video included

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The solar eclipse is less than a week away, and folks in Chattanooga are making sure they're ready. However, if you haven't found your eclipse glasses just yet, snagging a pair may not be as easy as you thought. 

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Retired marine to walk across six countries Video included

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A retired marine is on a mission to continue his duty to serve. Sergeant Danny Garcia from Melbourne, Florida is about to embark on a six country trek to raise money for children in each of those countries. 

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Alabama woman found naked on rural road after going missing for a month Video included

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Police are working to piece together how a woman, who went missing in July, ended up naked on a remote road in rural Alabama on Saturday after surviving for a month on berries and muddy water. 

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Resolute Forest Products layoffs 222 employees

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222 are without a job after Resolute Forest Products announced cuts Tuesday afternoon at its company in Calhoun, Tennessee.

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Details of bills to shield drivers who injure protesters

Protesters participate in a march aimed against President Donald Trump's efforts to crack down on immigration on Feb. 16, 2017, in Chicago. Charles Rex Arbogast / AP Protesters participate in a march aimed against President Donald Trump's efforts to crack down on immigration on Feb. 16, 2017, in Chicago. Charles Rex Arbogast / AP

Republican lawmakers in at least six states introduced bills this year intended to shield drivers who unintentionally strike protesters obstructing public roads. Here's a look...

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Denny's preps for solar eclipse with moon-shaped pancakes

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A solar eclipse is on the horizon for planet Earth, so why not get a belly full of mooncakes? 

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Lincoln Memorial vandalized with red spray paint

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Someone has vandalized the Lincoln Memorial, the National Park Service says. 

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Airbnb predicts TN hosts will earn $2.6M for eclipse rentals

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Airbnb, a website that allows homeowners to rent their properties, predicts that hosts in Tennessee will take in at least $2.6 million during the event.

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Local restaurant fires employee for participating in Charlottesville rally

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Mojo Burrito St. Elmo location says they have fired an employee that participated in the Charlottesville rally.  

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Tennessee high school teacher charged with statutory rape

A substitute teacher who also served as a drum instructor at a Tennessee high school has been charged with having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student.

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50k people expected in Sweetwater for eclipse

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In six days, thousands of people will swarm the small town of Sweetwater, Tennessee, for the total solar eclipse. 

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UPDATE: Walnut Street Bridge 8 month makeover complete

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The $2.7 million dollar project, which was started in November of 2016, was completed in a little over eight months. 

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Cleveland PD searching for theft suspects Video included

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Cleveland police need your helping identifying these three suspects. 

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Tyson's solar eclipse tip: Don't video it, experience it

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Prominent astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has a suggestion for anyone with a view of next week's solar eclipse: Put down your smartphone and take in the phenomenon yourself.

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Lawsuit claims rodent was baked into Chick-fil-A sandwich

A lawsuit claims a suburban Philadelphia woman got an extra topping in her Chick-fil-A sandwich: a dead rodent.

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Confederate statue toppled by protesters in North Carolina Video included

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Protesters in North Carolina toppled a nearly century-old statue of a Confederate soldier on Monday at a rally against racism.   

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EYE ON HEALTH

Defeating Diabetes Video included

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A New CDC report shows more than 100 million Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes, and what's even scarier the highest number of cases are diagnosed here in the south, also known as the diabetes belt.

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UPDATE: Bridge repair project on I-24E over Chestnut Street Video included

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Work has started on a portion of Highway 27 east bound, and it could impact your commute.

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Did you get glasses for the eclipse from Amazon? Check your e-mail Video included

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Some already have their special glasses for next week's total solar eclipse but if you got yours from Amazon, you might want to check your e-mail because they might not be safe.  

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UPDATE: CPD arrests suspect following chase on I-75 Video included

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Chattanooga Police Officers have arrested a suspect following a chase on I-75. 

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Gorilla-masked man's intimidation charges could be dismissed

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A former East Tennessee State University student accused of civil rights intimidation during a Black Lives Matter demonstration could have the charges dismissed.

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Sam Shepard, actor and Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73

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Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died. 

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Bible verse to be removed from a Tennessee police department

The sign at the Knoxville Police Department will now be taken down. The sign at the Knoxville Police Department will now be taken down.

A biblical passage that has long been displayed at a Tennessee city's police headquarters will be removed following a complaint.

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CRIME STOPPERS: 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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Grundy County inmates' personal growth through gardening Video included

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A new gardening program for inmates in Grundy County is providing skills to help them work their way back into society more smoothly. 

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UPDATE: More fire severely damages home the same day a family was set to move in Video included

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Crews are cleaning up after a morning house fire.

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