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Dramatic sentencing hearing expected in Bergdahl case

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will appear Monday before the judge deciding his punishment for endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009. More>>

Murfreesboro groups spread messages of love ahead of planned white supremacy rally

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One week from today, League of the South -- a white supremacy group -- plans a White Lives Matter rally in downtown Murfreesboro. Several counter protests are in the works. Local faith based groups and community organizers say they want to promote a positive message of love and inclusion. 

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Former presidents call for unity at hurricane aid concert

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All five living former U.S. presidents will be attending a concert Saturday night in a Texas college town, raising money for hurricane relief. More>>

President Trump plans to help pay aides' legal costs for Russia probes

Donald Trump campaigning. AP photo Donald Trump campaigning. AP photo
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President Donald Trump intends to spend at least $430,000 of his own money to help pay the legal bills of White House staff and campaign aides related to the investigations into Russian election meddling in the 2016 election, a White House official said Saturday. 

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Mom: Cub Scout kicked out of group after asking about guns

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A Cub Scout was kicked out of his group after he questioned a Colorado state lawmaker about gun control and previous contentious comments she made about African-Americans. 

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Experts: Opioid crisis is hitting Georgia especially hard

Experts say the nation's deepening opioid epidemic is hitting Georgia harder than most states.

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Foo Fighters postpone Kentucky show at last minute

Foo Fighters postponed a concert in Kentucky, hours before the band was expected to take the stage, because of an unspecified family emergency.

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KPD: No injuries after train derails in North Knoxville, multiple buildings damaged

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Knoxville Police Department says Cedar Lane is now reopen for all traffic. 

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Fashion show benefits children needing facial surgeries Video included

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A fashion show is raising money to fund facial surgeries for children. Love Without Reason is a Chattanooga-based nonprofit working to end human trafficking. 

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National Guard soldiers receive Ribbon of Valor honor after accident on I-24 Video included

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The Tennessee National Guard is honoring four of its own for their role in assisting in a car crash.         

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UPDATE: Teen arrested; connected to Cleveland shooting Video included

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Cleveland police are investigating a shooting that injured one person, early Saturday. The victim was taken to Erlanger by Life Force, his condition is stable at this time.

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Fire destroys Dayton home

Photo Credit: Mary Ballard Photo Credit: Mary Ballard
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Assistant Fire Chief Adam McRorie with the Dayton Fire Department said the fire broke out around 2:00 p.m. on Railroad Street.

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UPDATE: Firefighters extinguish large house fire in Dunlap

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Dunlap Fire Chief Norman Hatfield told Channel 3 it happened around 2:30 p.m. near Spring Street and Cherry Street.

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What is Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever? Video included

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A trip to the pumpkin patch left a California woman with a painful infection. 

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Tennessee Rewards Schools named:Dayton & Grundy "exemplary" districts

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State Education Commissioner Candice McQueen has announced Tennessee’s 2017 Reward schools, which include the top 5 percent of schools for academic achievement and the top 5 percent for student growth. The 169 schools span 60 districts across Tennessee. Of the 2017 Reward schools, 59 are being recognized for performance, 85 are recognized for progress, and 25 schools are Reward schools both for performance and progress. The complete list of Reward schools is posted on the...

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Tim Tebow gives 36.5-point underdog Tennessee passionate pep talk ahead of Alabama game

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You know it’s bad when a former rival of yours feels the need to pump you up. To say this has been a rough start to the season for Butch Jones and Tennessee would be a massive understatement. 

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UPDATE: Georgia state Rep. Betty Price responds after criticism over 'quarantine' HIV comment

A Georgia state lawmaker and wife of former U.S. Health Secretary Tom Price asked during a legislative committee meeting about the possibility of quarantining people with HIV.

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Two children hit by truck on Knoxville street by suspected DUI driver

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Knoxville police arrested a suspected DUI driver after two 10-year-old children were found hurt on the side of the road after being hit by a vehicle. 

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KFC Twitter follows 11 Herbs and Spices, intrigues internet

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A Twitter user has earned kudos online for discovering a subtle message on KFC's account. 

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FDA approves better vaccine against painful shingles virus

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U.S. regulators have approved a new, more effective vaccine to prevent painful shingles, which is caused by the chickenpox virus. 

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CPD investigating shooting that injured one person

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Chattanooga Police are investigating a shooting that injured one person, Friday night.

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WEEK 10: FNF Scoreboard Video included

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WEEK 10 FNF SCOREBOARD

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Grundy HS football returns to the field in front of home crowd Video included

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The Grundy County football team took the field for the first time in two weeks after five players were charged with attempted aggravated rape. 

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UPDATE: White House press secretary reads letter to President from Dalton 7-year-old Video included

Sarah Huckabee Sanders reads the letter from Mackenzie Koger during the Oct. 19 press briefing. Photo courtesy of the White House. Sarah Huckabee Sanders reads the letter from Mackenzie Koger during the Oct. 19 press briefing. Photo courtesy of the White House.
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders read the letter written by Mackenzie Koger.

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More music artists buying terrorism insurance

Jason Aldean was on stage in Las Vegas when a gunman opened fire on the crowd, killing dozens and injuring hundreds more. (WSMV / NBC) Jason Aldean was on stage in Las Vegas when a gunman opened fire on the crowd, killing dozens and injuring hundreds more. (WSMV / NBC)
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You have insurance for your car, health and home just in case the worst happens. Now more and more artists are buying terrorism insurance, and it could be directly impacting your wallet.

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One Bedford County escapee caught, 2 on the run Video included

Kevin Farrar (Source: Bedford County Sheriff's Office) Kevin Farrar (Source: Bedford County Sheriff's Office)
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One of the three escapees from the Bedford County Jail was taken into custody on Friday afternoon.

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Dad hilariously follows exact instructions to put daughter to bed after car ride

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When Ashlie Nicole Williams asked boyfriend Aaron Cade to put their 2-year-old daughter right to bed after he brought her in the house in her car seat last week, that's exactly what he did.

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Dade County chase ends with crash on Highway 11

Photo of suspect vehicle provided by Dade County Sheriff's Office. Photo of suspect vehicle provided by Dade County Sheriff's Office.
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A deputy attempted to stop the two females in the suspect vehicle, but the suspects would not stop, leading the deputy on a chase. 

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UPDATE: TBI warns public about fentanyl found in cocaine Video included

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Officials said several samples of cocaine submitted to their Middle and East Tennessee labs tested positive for fentanyl. 

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UPDATE: Police fire shots during early morning chase Video included

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The Whitfield County Sheriff's Office has three suspects in custody following an early morning police chase.  

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Racers get unwelcome break with too-short Milwaukee Marathon

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Milwaukee Marathon Mistake Affects Chicago-Area Runners The organizers of Milwaukee's marathon got the distance of the course wrong — for the second year in a row

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Road closures for Dalton's "Red Carpet Marathon"

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If your plans Saturday include being in Dalton, a heads up, there will be a lot of road closures to make way for the "Red Carpet Half Marathon".  

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Student's yearbook photo rejected because he's holding gun

Bonny Eagle High School senior Wade Gelinas. WCSH photo Bonny Eagle High School senior Wade Gelinas. WCSH photo
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The photographer says she thought there was "no way" the student would be allowed to use it.

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Someone fatally shot this 5-year-old girl's horse; all she wants is an apology

Madeline Jones with Hawk the horse. Madeline Jones with Hawk the horse.
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The girl's father didn't hear the gunshot that killed his 5-year-old daughter's best friend. 

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3 Minute Drill: Episode #8 with Paul Shahen and Brooks Carter Video included

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The 3 Minute Drill with Sports Director Paul Shahen and Sports Contributor Brooks Carter returns.

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Georgia woman charged with more than 50 counts of identity theft

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Calhoun Police have charged a 54-year-old woman with more than fifty counts of identity fraud.

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UT's Pride of the Southland Marching Band performs in Chattanooga

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The University of Tennessee's "Pride of the Southland Marching Band will be in Chattanooga Friday. 

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Applying for a credit card? Please take a selfie

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The selfie is everywhere - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter - and soon your bank could be asking for one in order to approve your purchase or credit card application.

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No one injured in early morning fire on Chambliss Street

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The Chattanooga Fire Department responded to a house fire in North Chattanooga early Friday morning.

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Shaw expands in Meigs County; adds 75 new jobs

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Shaw will modernize the existing facility, expanding capabilities that will allow the company to use both nylon and polyester fiber at the Meigs County plant.

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Man suspected in domestic shooting arrested in Monteagle

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Police say Godsby has been on the run since the shooting of his daughter's boyfriend.

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Plenty of bereaved military families did not hear from Trump Video included

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Some families of the fallen got solace from Trump, some got silence. One got an offer of cash. More>>

Florida police uncover weapons stash during child porn Investigation

Randall Drake. Pinellas County Sheriff's Office photo Randall Drake. Pinellas County Sheriff's Office photo
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Police found a cache of weapons, three homemade bombs and a homemade silencer, maps and aerial photos of local schools and a water treatment plant, and a handwritten note warning of violence.

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Emails: Protests spur college officials to talk with players

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Some college and university officials are having talks with student-athletes and consulting each other amid concerns that demonstrations over racial injustice like the ones roiling pro sports will spread to college athletics. 

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What the Tech? Opinion rewards: Get paid for your 2 cents Video included

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We all want to earn a little extra money for the holidays right? Google is giving you a chance by doing nothing but answering a few questions. What is Google Opinion Rewards and how does it work? Can you make any real money?

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Nutritionists rank Halloween candy from better to worst

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Some Halloween treats are trickier than others when it comes to sugar and calories. Here's a better way to dip into your kids' candy stash.

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SCHOOL PATROL

Hamilton Co. school board votes to build new schools Video included

Photo by WRCB reporter Taneisha Cordell. Photo by WRCB reporter Taneisha Cordell.
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Some parents are not happy with the school board’s plans to fix their children's schools.

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3 ON YOUR SIDE

Chips & cracks: repairing windshields damaged by road construction Video included

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Many construction projects are underway to improve roads in the Tennessee Valley but many people say that work is causing damage to their cars.

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SCHOOL PATROL

Group calls for better safety on Hamilton County school buses Video included

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This comes nearly a year after the Woodmore bus crash that killed six children.

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$120m GM settlement aids Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia

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A $120 million settlement between General Motors and 49 states and Washington, D.C. will bring more than $1 million apiece to Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia. 

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Bright fall day ahead

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The end of the work week is shaping up to be fabulous.

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Dalton girl's letter to President lands her trip to White House

Mackenzie Koger. WXIA photo Mackenzie Koger. WXIA photo
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Seven-year-old Mackenzie Koger wrote a letter to President Trump to tell him that she appreciated all he was doing and how she thought he was an awesome President.

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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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Section of I-24 in downtown Nashville to close this weekend for roadwork Video included

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A heavily-traveled portion of I-24 will be shut down beginning Friday night for construction and will stay closed throughout the weekend.

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Traffic alerts for Oct 20-22

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Traffic Alerts for Oct. 20-22nd, 2017.

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Developers seek approval for Nashville Superspeedway upgrade

Developers are seeking approval for adjustments to plans to upgrade the site of the Nashville Superspeedway.

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The Latest: Senate GOP backs budget

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks from the chamber to his office during a long series of votes at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks from the chamber to his office during a long series of votes at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.
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President Donald Trump hailed the vote as "Great news" in a post-midnight tweet, calling it a "first step toward delivering MASSIVE tax cuts for the American people." 

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SCHOOL PATROL

UPDATE: Charges dropped against Whitwell football players accused of hazing

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The students were suspended for 12 days; but now, Channel 3 is learning those students will return to school on Friday.

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10 Things to Know for Friday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Chief of staff comes to Trump's defense; crisis over Catalonia escalates; financial toll from California wildfires reaches $1B. More>>

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