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Senate advances $36.5 billion disaster relief package

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Senate presses ahead on $36.5B disaster relief package. More>>

Former FBI director in Iowa: It's for family, not politics

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Former FBI Director James Comey paid a weekend visit to Iowa, site of the first presidential caucuses. More>>

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Among 10 Things to Know: Who vows 'no change' to 401(k) tax incentives; Vietnam-era medic receives Medal of Honor; Islamic State fighters 'came with a hit list'. More>>

FDA approves better vaccine against painful shingles virus

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New, more effective vaccine to prevent painful shingles approved by US regulators. More>>

UPDATE: Missing man from Chattanooga makes contact with family

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Chattanooga Police are searching for a missing man possibly last seen in Dayton, Tennessee.  

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See all 8 prototypes for Trump’s ‘big, beautiful’ border wall

This combination of pictures shows the eight prototypes, slated for completion on Thursday. Guillermo Arias / AFP - Getty Images This combination of pictures shows the eight prototypes, slated for completion on Thursday. Guillermo Arias / AFP - Getty Images
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NBC News got an early look at the eight nearly-finished prototypes, assembled near the existing fence along the U.S.-Mexico border miles outside San Diego, ahead of Thursday's deadline for the sections to be completed.

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City sells Chattanoogan Hotel to Kentucky-based hospitality group

The Chattanoogan Hotel and Conference Center. The Chattanoogan Hotel and Conference Center.
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The Chattanooga Downtown Redevelopment Corporation (CDRC) announced the sale of The Chattanoogan Hotel to Schulte Hospitality Group for $32 million.

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Grundy County schools achieve statewide "exemplary" status

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Grundy County Schools have been named an exemplary district for 2017 by the Tennessee Department of Education.  The Grundy County School District received the state’s highest designation of exemplary as result of their students exceeding the growth expectation on average for both all students and each historically underserved student groups.

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Food City School Bucks program sends $93,293 to area schools

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Food City officials presented area schools with checks totaling $92,293 from last year’s Food City School Bucks program.  

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Another Lee U student takes on The Voice Video included

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Another Lee University student is in the national spotlight, showing off her powerhouse voice.  

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UPDATE: Teen remains in custody following Saturday shooting Video included

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Tyler Teague remains in custody with the Cleveland Police Department. The 14-year-old is charged in the shooting of another teen at an apartment complex early Saturday morning.

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What The Tech? App of the Day: HQ Trivia Video included

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I haven't had this much fun with an app in a loooong time HQ Trivia is for the iPhone only but its a one-of-a-kind game where you can win real money. 

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Family's dog shot in North Georgia Video included

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A North Georgia family says their neighbor fired 3 shots at their small dog, shooting and seriously injuring the dog, Friday.  

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Heritage High students held a fundraiser for Katie Beth Carter Memorial School Video included

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Students from Heritage High School are raising funds to build the Katie Beth Carter Memorial School in Nicaragua.

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Catoosa County thief steals truck Video included

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As the weather cools down many people are warming up their cars before taking off. However, one Catoosa County resident is using his story to warn others not to do that.

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Kelly Clarkson to join season 14 of NBC's "The Voice"

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Three-time Grammy Award winner Kelly Clarkson will also join NBC’s four-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice” as a key adviser for the Season 13 Knockout Rounds.

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Fatal crash on Lee Highway Sunday night

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A 69-year old woman died Sunday night in a traffic crash on Lee Highway. 

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Trump awarding Medal of Honor to Gary M. Rose, Alabama Army Medic from Vietnam War

Retired U.S. Army Capt. Gary M. Rose will receive the Medal of Honor from President Trump on Monday. Spc. Tammy Nooner / U.S. Army Retired U.S. Army Capt. Gary M. Rose will receive the Medal of Honor from President Trump on Monday. Spc. Tammy Nooner / U.S. Army
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Trump will award retired Army Capt. Gary M. Rose of Huntsville, Alabama, the nation's highest military honor during a White House ceremony.

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UPDATE: Grundy Co. SO releases autopsy report for Dylan Winton

File photo of Dylan Winton from Channel 3's previous story on his disappearance. File photo of Dylan Winton from Channel 3's previous story on his disappearance.
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The Grundy County Sheriff's Office confirmed that Dylan Winton was shot at least four times. 

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FBI couldn't access nearly 7K devices because of encryption

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Federal agents were unable to access the content of more than 6,900 mobile devices.

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Grand jury to hear case of Antioch church shooter Video included

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The murder case against the accused shooter at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch will be heard by a Davidson County Grand Jury.

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Former lawmaker announces bid for Tennessee US Senate seat

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A former congressman from Tennessee is joining the race to succeed Republican Bob Corker in the Senate.

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3 inmates escape from Guntersville jail

Three inmates have escaped from an Alabama jail, and two people have been arrested on charges of harboring one of them.

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Morning house fire quickly contained

CFD Photos by Battalion Chief Brandon Schroyer CFD Photos by Battalion Chief Brandon Schroyer
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The Monday morning fire and its damage was contained to the basement.

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Urban to headline Nashville New Year’s Eve party again

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Keith Urban will headline Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville for the second year in a row, it Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp announced on Monday.

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TDOC checks in on sex offenders ahead of, and during, Halloween

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With Halloween just over a week away, the Tennessee Department of Corrections is working to make sure that the child-oriented holiday is a safe one and that sex offenders are following their rules and restrictions.

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Losing weight (at any age) can save you up to $30,000

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You can get healthier and fund your retirement at the same time.

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Insurer Aetna unloads group life, disability for $1.45B

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Aetna says the cash deal also includes its absence management business and should close next month.

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17 veterans to be inducted into Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame

Seventeen veterans are to be inducted into the 2017 Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame next month.

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Disease outbreak kills hundreds of Tennessee deer just before hunting season

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An outbreak of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease has killed hundreds of deer across East Tennessee.

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UPDATE: Scenic Highway re-opened after fallen tree removed

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Scenic Highway has been re-opened to traffic after a tree that fell across the roadway early Monday morning.

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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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Trump to allow classified ‘JFK files’ to be released

In this Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, President John F. Kennedy waves from his car in a motorcade in Dallas. Jim Altgens / AP In this Nov. 22, 1963 file photo, President John F. Kennedy waves from his car in a motorcade in Dallas. Jim Altgens / AP
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President Donald Trump announced that he intends to release never-before-seen government files related to the investigation into Kennedy's killing.

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Rainy this morning, but breezy and cooler this afternoon Video included

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Expect a warm, rainy start to the day with temps in the 60s and heavy rain moving through.

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Foo Fighters cancel Tennessee shows after family emergency

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The Foo Fighters have canceled several concerts this week because of a family emergency, the group posted on Twitter on Sunday.

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Loretta Lynn returns after stroke to honor Alan Jackson Video included

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Country star Alan Jackson, the late guitarist and singer Jerry Reed and songwriter Don Schlitz were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday.

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Antioch church shooter set for court appearance today

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The man accused of killing one person and injuring seven others at an Antioch church is expected to be in court on Monday. 

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Tennessee Marine stabbed and killed in Hawaii

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Sgt. William M. Brown died during an incident in Waikiki, Hawaii, Oct. 21.

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Justin Timberlake to perform at Super Bowl halftime

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Justin Timberlake will return to the Super Bowl halftime show to headline during the upcoming 2018 game in February.

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Two stolen vehicle investigations end with two arrests in Dade County

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Deputies said the first happened on Saturday when a man stole a truck from Bledsoe County. 

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Driver airlifted to hospital following I-75 crash

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The Georgia State Patrol said a red Ford F-150 was traveling north on the interstate around mile marker 331 after 4:00 p.m. when the driver drifted off the road and hit a guard rail. 

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Wings Over North Georgia Air Show brings family together Video included

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Pilots and visitors from all over gathered in Rome, Georgia for the annual Wings Over North Georgia Air Show. Visitors saw acrobatic planes twist and turn, watched the United States Navy Blue Angels, and saw planes on display.

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More than 400,000 dishwashers recalled due to fire hazards

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Hundreds of thousands of dishwashers have been recalled in the US and Canada due to a fire hazard.

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Knoxville couple renews marriage vows 70 years later

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When Clyde and Rena Orr married in 1947, there was no ornate reception or ceremony. 

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Fincher announces bid for US Senate seat in Tennessee

Former U.S. Rep. Stephen Fincher is joining the race to succeed Republican Bob Corker in the Senate.

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

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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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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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Fire destroys Dayton home

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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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