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Keaton Jones visits UT; mom faces criticism for Confederate flag photos

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Keaton Jones had the opportunity to visit the University of Tennessee today. 

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Democrats rally behind Gillibrand after Trump’s ‘sexist smear’

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand blasted President Donald Trump's Twitter attack on her as a "sexist smear" on Tuesday and said it was meant to silence her and others who have accused him of sexual misconduct, while Democrats demanded an ethics investigation of the president.

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Trump to release national security strategy next week

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President Donald Trump is set to unveil his first National Security Strategy next Monday. More>>

UPDATE: Lee's Brooke Simpson competing for spot in final 4 on 'The Voice' Video included

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Tune in on Tuesday night at 8:00 to find out, right here on Channel 3.

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Children's Hospital at Erlanger to receive Brave Gowns

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Emily's Power for a Cure, a Chattanooga organization that raises funds to help find a cure for Neuroblastoma and support local families with children fighting the disease, is donating 600 Brave Gowns to the hospital. 

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Pressed for time this holiday season? Here are some quick ideas for anyone on your list

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Here are a few great last-minute finds that could work for anyone on your list. 

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Fetid attraction: London fatberg to go on museum display

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Part of a monster fatberg that clogged one of London's sewers is destined for fame in a museum. More>>

Is this the week the ‘free internet’ dies?

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If the vote scheduled on Thursday goes according to plan, the FCC commissioners will vote 3-2, along party lines.

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Two Chattanooga lawyers named in TBA's 2018 Leadership Law Class

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Justin Faith of Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott & Cannon, PLLC and Drew Reynolds of Spears, Moore, Rebman & Williams, PC were both selected to go through a six-month leadership training program.

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Moore vs. Jones: Where the Alabama Senate candidates stand on the issues Video included

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It's anyone's guess who could win the U.S. Senate race in Alabama Tuesday night.

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Puckett's Gro. and Restaurant to host Christmas Eve meal for first responders

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A Chattanooga restaurant will be hosting a special Christmas Eve dinner for first responders. 

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UPDATE: Pipe bomb suspect ID'ed, charged

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A probation visit to a home in Kimball led to the discovery of five pipe bombs.

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McCallie students release Christmas music video

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A group of McCallie School students and alumni have released a music video to celebrate the Christmas season. 

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Authorities seeking help finding missing Tennessee teens

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 Nicholas Brazier, Katrina Blackburn and Kaylee Stephens have been missing since November 30th. 

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The Latest: Turnout for Alabama vote could reach 25 percent Video included

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Here is the latest on Alabama's U.S. Senate election.

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Fall Creek Falls State Park inn closing in April for rebuild

The Fall Creek Galls park inn. Demolition on the inn will begin in April. Photo by Doug Strickland /Times Free Press The Fall Creek Galls park inn. Demolition on the inn will begin in April. Photo by Doug Strickland /Times Free Press

Officials say they'll close Fall Creek Falls State Park's inn, restaurant and conference center in April for a $25 million rebuilding.

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Christmas shipping deadlines

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Make sure your goodies arrive in time for the holidays.

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Pothole problem returns to Highway 27 Video included

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If you got stuck in traffic on Highway 27 on Monday, it was all because of a pothole that opened up again near the 4th Street exit. 

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Colder and breezy Tuesday, minor winter precipitation Video included

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Temperatures will be in the low 40s for the morning commute with afternoon temperatures 10 degrees colder staying in the middle 40s. 

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Fire damages Rossville home

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A late Monday night fire damaged a home in Rossville. It happened around 11:30 on Lytle Road. Walker County officials tell Channel 3 that everyone inside the home was able to evacuate safely. Right now the cause of the fire is under investigation. Stay with Channel 3 as we continue to learn more.  More>>

SCHOOL PATROL

Signal Mountain Town Council holds meeting on school separation proposal Video included

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On Monday night, for the first time, the town council took questions and comments from the public about the possible split.

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Phil Bredesen discusses decision to run for Senate Video included

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Former Gov. Phil Bredesen has been around Tennessee politics a long time and knows what it takes to win a statewide race.

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UPDATE: HCDE holds recruitment event for teachers Video included

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Hamilton County Schools constantly seeks high-quality teachers to work with the children in its schools and those efforts take system representatives far and wide to find the very best. 

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Athens business reopens five months after fire Video included

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A business in downtown Athens is opening its doors to shoppers again, five months after the building was destroyed by the massive fire. 

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Chattanooga company launches 'game-changing' 360 degree body camera Video included

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Mark Hutchinson is the CEO and Founder of Blue Line Innovations, a Chattanooga company that is releasing the Warrior360, a body camera for law enforcement that has the ability to see everything around it and not just what’s in front of it.

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Chattanooga area mom loses son to window blinds, warns others Video included

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A new study recommends a ban on blinds with cords. This comes as doctors see an increase in children's injuries and deaths from window blinds.

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UPDATE: Homeowner escapes Rossville house fire through window Video included

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Walker County firefighters battled a house fire in Rossville Monday morning.

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EYE ON HEALTH

Erlanger Hospital offering free valet parking at downtown emergency room

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The service started Monday and is available from noon to midnight.

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4 tools to help you get out (and stay out) of debt

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Almost $13 trillion. That’s the eye-popping figure for total household debt as of September 30, 2017, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. 

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Services at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Brainerd Baptist for educator Connie McDade

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A celebration of life will be held Tuesday for Hamilton County Assistant Principal Connie McDade.

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UPDATE: Union Co. Board of Education Director of Schools releases statement about Keaton Jones' viral video Video included

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An East Tennessee boy whose mother shared the effect of bullying in a heartbreaking video has found support from around the world.  

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Sweet photo captures brothers' visit to dad's grave at Arlington National Cemetery

Brothers Mylan and Mason Brazel visited the grave of their father, Staff Sgt. Alfred Brazel, in a touching scene at Arlington National Cemetery for the first time since his death from cancer at 37 in July. Brothers Mylan and Mason Brazel visited the grave of their father, Staff Sgt. Alfred Brazel, in a touching scene at Arlington National Cemetery for the first time since his death from cancer at 37 in July.
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The boys went to every doctor's appointment with their dad during his fight with cancer.

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Ravin™ Crossbows arrow nocks recalled

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Ravin Crossbows has recalled their arrow nocks due to a malfunction that is causing injuries.

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UTC names a new Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management and Student Success

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has named Yancy Freeman as their Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management and Student Success.  

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Dalton Police search for man who stole tool from Arevalo's Tire

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The Dalton Police Department is looking for a man who stole a $200 Ingersoll Rand brand wrench from Arevalo's Tire. 

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APNewsBreak: Transgender people can enlist in military Jan 1

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The Pentagon is allowing transgender people to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite President Donald Trump's opposition.

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Apple to buy music recognition app Shazam

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Apple confirmed on Monday that it would buy music recognition app Shazam.

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Flu season is coming early and looking tough

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While influenza has not quite reached epidemic levels yet, it’s spreading farther and faster than it did at the same time last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. Flu is already widespread in seven states: Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Virginia. 

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Street closures for community block party Friday

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East 11th Street between Market Street and Columbia Street will be closed for several hours Friday for the Patten Towers and Edney Building Holiday Block Party. 

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UT tests text-based intervention for marijuana users in study

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Researchers at the University of Tennessee are testing to see if text-message based counseling reduces marijuana use in young adults. 

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Longtime NPR host Ashbrook facing misconduct allegations

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The host of one of NPR's most successful programs has been suspended while the network investigates sexual misconduct allegations. 

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Unscheduled TDOT repairs on U.S. 27 South

U.S. 27 at 4th Street, where TDOT crews are performing emergency pothole repairs. WRCBtv.com photo U.S. 27 at 4th Street, where TDOT crews are performing emergency pothole repairs. WRCBtv.com photo
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TDOT is repairing a pothole on U.S. 27 on the bridge over 4th Street. 

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Mario Batali tripped up by sexual misconduct allegations

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Mario Batali is giving up oversight of the daily operations at his restaurant empire following reports of sexual misconduct by the celebrity chef over a period of at least 20 years.

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Louisiana man admits using Trump's Social Security number

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A Louisiana private investigator pleaded guilty on Monday to misusing Donald Trump's Social Security number in repeated attempts to access the candidate's federal tax information during the presidential campaign. 

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Firefighters rescue girl stuck in McDonald's playground

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Firefighters in Massachusetts responded to a fast food restaurant over the weekend to free a young girl who got stuck in the playground. 

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Three women who accused Trump of sexual misconduct share their stories

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Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey and Rachel Crooks, speaking together on "Megyn Kelly Today," described separate interactions with the president in years past, with one of the allegations dating back several decades.

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Share your favorite Christmas lights!

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Who has the best Christmas display in your neighborhood?

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UPDATE: NYC authorities respond to explosion near Port Authority Bus Terminal

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Former NYPD commissioner Bill Bratton said preliminary information indicated that the explosion was carried out by a man in his mid-20s who detonated the device in the name of ISIS.

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3 IN YOUR TOWN

A taste of Tennessee: the Jack Daniels Distillery Tour Video included

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"We have about one whiskey barrel for about every 2-3 people that live in the state of Tennessee today."

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Final push for Moore and Jones in Alabama Senate race

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Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones are making their final pushes ahead of Tuesday's special Senate election in Alabama.

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18 crucial days: What did the president know and when did he know it?

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The questions about what happened between Jan. 26 and Flynn's firing on Feb. 13 appear to relate to possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump.

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Lots of sun Monday, followed by rain/snow mix Tuesday

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Many locations below 32 this morning, has allowed for refreezing on roads for areas in north Georgia this morning.

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CPD investigating armed robbery at Dollar General Video included

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The Chattanooga Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that took place at the Dollar General on McCallie Avenue. 

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Protecting pets in cold weather Video included

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The Tennessee Valley got a glimpse of a winter wonderland, and the cold weather is sticking around. A Chattanooga veterinarian urges pet owners to remember the cold air doesn't just affect people, but also your pets. 

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CPD SWAT team receives new shield Video included

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The Chattanooga Police Department's SWAT team received a new ballistic shield from a Chattanooga area Sportsbarn. 

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RECALL: Portable generator due to fire hazard

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The recall involves Westinghouse IGen2500 and IPro2500 Portable Inverter Generators used to power appliances, cell phones or other electronic devices.

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List of nominees for 75th Golden Globe Awards

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List of nominees for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards. More>>

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