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Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce wins Chamber of the Year

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The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce was named Chamber of the Year by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE).

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Trump’s continued attacks on senate Republicans hamper party’s agenda

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In a raucous speech Tuesday night followed up by Wednesday morning tweets, Trump endorsed a government shutdown, criticized both of the state's GOP senators, called out Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by name and once again called for drastic changes to the rules governing the upper chamber of Congress.

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UPDATE: Berke wants to break city ties to Confederate Cemetery Video included

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Removing the city as a trustee makes no one responsible for the up-keep of the cemetery.

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No charges after 3-year-old accidentally shoots himself in head Video included

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A 3-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the head at Arrington Estates in West Memphis around 10 p.m. Tuesday night.

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Local businesses cash in on total eclipse Video included

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For a small business owner in a small town, the extra income means a lot.

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Fleischmann addresses Arizona Trump rally, Afghanistan plan, Charlottesville Video included

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Wednesday, Congressman Chuck Fleischmann spoke to Channel 3 about multiple issues and events happening around the nation. 

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What The Tech? Never before seen videos Video included

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I stumbled on the website www.astronaut.io the other day and let me tell you, it is one of the greatest time wasters in the world.

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UPDATE: Powerball jackpot grows to $700M — second-largest in history Video included

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Officials say it's now up to $700 million dollars, which is the second largest jackpot in U.S. history.

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Whitfield County woman warning people about "check in the mail" scam Video included

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Dalton police said what makes the scam different is that it involves a mystery shopper assignment.

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UPDATE: Chattanooga police make arrest in Oakland Ave. shooting

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Police arrested 35-year-old Jonathan Allen Smith on charges of attempted first degree murder and aggravated assault.

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UPDATE: Local electrical worker severely injured while working in Alabama

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The lineman, who family members identify as Holden Beck, is an employee of APL Power Services in Chattanooga and was working in Cullman County as an independent contractor for Cullman Electric Cooperative.

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Dade Co. woman files lawsuit against GSP trooper, deputy for excessive force

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Dade County Sheriff's Deputy Denny Reyes and Georgia State Patrol Trooper Joseph Geddie responded to a car crash at the intersection of New England Road and Maine Avenue.

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Ironman World Championships preparations underway Video included

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All eyes will be on Chattanooga, in just two weeks the city will host the Ironman World Championships. The race will be on September 9th and 10th and preparations are already underway.

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Ex-Fentress County sheriff sentenced in federal case

Former Fentress County Sheriff Charles Cravens Former Fentress County Sheriff Charles Cravens
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The former sheriff of Fentress County has been sentenced to over two years in prison after pleading guilty to federal charges.

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Powerball jackpot increases to $700M Video included

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You could win $700 million if you match all six numbers in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing.

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TenGIG e-sports festival coming to Chattanooga this fall

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A new gaming sports festival is coming to Chattanooga this fall. Titled the TENGig Festival, the three-day event will utilize EPB's fast networking.

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ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee taken off UVA game due to name

ESPN sportscaster Robert Lee, as seen in his Twitter profile. ESPN sportscaster Robert Lee, as seen in his Twitter profile.
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ESPN broadcaster Robert Lee will not work Virginia's season opener because of recent violence in Charlottesville sparked by the decision to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.

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12 days that stunned a nation: How Hillary Clinton lost

Then candidates Donal Trump and Hillary Clinton. AP photo Then candidates Donal Trump and Hillary Clinton. AP photo
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A contest featuring the two most unpopular candidates in modern presidential campaign history made the political terrain unstable — and more susceptible to sudden shifts.

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Fort Benning drill sergeants suspended for alleged sexual misconduct

Drill sergeants have been suspended at Fort Benning amid sexual misconduct allegations. Branden Camp / AP Drill sergeants have been suspended at Fort Benning amid sexual misconduct allegations. Branden Camp / AP

An Army spokesman says "multiple" drill sergeants at a Georgia post have been suspended as the military investigates allegations that trainees were victims of sexual assault and other sexual misconduct.

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White nationalist says he'll turn himself in

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Christopher Cantwell of Keene, New Hampshire, is wanted on three felony charges: two counts of the illegal use of tear gas or other gases and one count of malicious bodily injury with a "caustic substance," explosive or fire.

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Police: Woman's Tinder date swipes dog while she housesits

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The woman called 911 after she realized the family's white Maltese, Maggie, was missing.

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Chattanooga airport eyes expansion, signs new deal with CEO

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Record traffic at the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport have officials considering an expansion of the facility.

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Roy Orbison, 6 others named to Memphis Music Hall of Fame

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Singer-songwriter Roy Orbison, Earth, Wind & Fire co-founder Maurice White and the prolific Memphis Horns duo of Andrew Love and Wayne Jackson are among this year's Memphis Music Hall of Fame inductees.

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Online shopping killed retail … but now it’s coming back to save it

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Today’s legacy store brands need top management who understand this dynamic as well as the purely technological aspects.

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Teen missing for 11 days found OK in Smokies

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A teenager who had not been seen for 11 days has emerged on his own from Tennessee's Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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CDC warns of salmonella outbreak Video included

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Federal health officials are warning about a spike in cases of salmonella making people sick; and they say what's to blame is a growing trend in backyards all across the country. 

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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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Cabela's holding job fair in Fort Oglethorpe Sunday

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The job fair will be this Sunday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the store's deli.

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Amazing weather settling in Video included

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Today is special because it marks the first day we see our average temperature start to recede.

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UPDATE: David Roddy confirmed as new chief of Chattanooga Police Department Video included

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Now, David Roddy can officially drop the qualifier "acting" from his job title and simply go by chief of the Chattanooga Police Department.

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Heritage to host Ringgold in our FNF3 Game of the Week

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Week two features another cross town rivalry in our Friday Night Football Game of the Week with Heritage hosting Ringgold. Ringgold has won nine straight meetings dating back to when Heritage's first year open in 2008. The Generals had the Tigers on the ropes last year in our Game of the Week but fell in overtime 40-34. We'll hear from both teams leading up to Friday when Ch. 3 Sports Reporter Jill Jelnick will be live at Heritage High School with pre and post game live coverage. ... More>>

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President Trump Rally in Arizona

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Virginia Catholic priest steps down from ministry after revealing KKK past

The Rev. William Aitcheson, a priest in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington, Virginia. Catholic Diocese of Arlington / via AP The Rev. William Aitcheson, a priest in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington, Virginia. Catholic Diocese of Arlington / via AP
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Father William Aitcheson said his decision was inspired by the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville that left one woman dead and 19 people injured.

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101-year-old Tennessee woman spreads eclipse excitement with Sun Chips & Eclipse chewing gum

"My 101 year old neighbor was so ready for the eclipse." - Reddit user (Source: Reddit) "My 101 year old neighbor was so ready for the eclipse." - Reddit user (Source: Reddit)
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A 101-year-old woman in Tennessee made thousands of people smile as she expressed her excitement over the eclipse by dressing the part and preparing the perfect snacks for the event.

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How wild animals reacted during the eclipse Video included

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Animal experts were on the lookout for unusual beastly behavior at the Chattanooga Zoo and the Tennessee Aquarium during Monday's solar eclipse. 

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Meet baby James William Cotter, born during Solar Eclipse Video included

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As the moon passed in front of the sun and Chattanoogans stopped to take in the view, a few local moms were busy bringing life into the world. 

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Chattanooga Police Department officers to receive pay raises Video included

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In an effort to retain law enforcement officers in Chattanooga, the department unveiled a new compensation and benefits plan Tuesday morning. 

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World's Largest 10 Commandments Video included

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This beautiful, Biblical outdoor theme park is located on more than two hundred acres of land in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains.

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What The Tech? App of the Day: Facetune Video included

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Chances are you've taken at least one selfie, you may have even used a selfie stick to do it. If you've taken one you've probably taken others because we are seldom satisfied with how we look in pictures. 

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Tips for Eye Pain and Sensitivity From the Solar Eclipse Video included

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24 hours after the Eclipse, Channel 3 viewers had questions about symptoms they were experiencing-everything from eye pain to blurry vision. 

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HCSO adds aggravated assault suspect to 12 Most Wanted list

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Twenty-two-year-old Daniel James Preston is wanted for three counts of aggravated assault.

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UTC to name Mark Wharton as Mocs new Athletic Director Video included

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has hired Mark Wharton as Athletics Director.

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Cherokee Co. Sheriff's Office looking for missing North Carolina woman

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The Sheriff's Office is looking for Ashlee Reynolds.

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Cleveland firefighters save child left in hot van Video included

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Cleveland Firefighters said they were at the right place at the right time to rescue a little girl from a hot car. Monday afternoon, Cleveland Police received a call that a 2 year-old girl was locked inside a van in the Walmart parking lot. 

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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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