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Hunting and fishing licenses going on sale in Tennessee

Licenses for hunting and fishing are going on sale this weekend in Tennessee.

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Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run

Former Vice President Joseph Biden speaks to House Democrats during their 2018 Issues Conference on Capitol Hill on February 7, 2018 in Washington. AP photo Former Vice President Joseph Biden speaks to House Democrats during their 2018 Issues Conference on Capitol Hill on February 7, 2018 in Washington. AP photo
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Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides.

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Hundreds protest white nationalist event on UT's campus

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More than 200 protesters started chanting at the University of Tennessee Saturday in opposition to a scheduled white nationalist event on campus. 

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93-year-old's joyful workout session is the sweetest thing you'll see all day

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Helene Z. Miller, 93, proves you’re never too old to dance. 

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Man led THP on pursuit through Chattanooga Friday night

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He is currently in the Hamilton County Jail. His bond is set at $50,000. 

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At schools near and far from Parkland, teachers face tough questions from students

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At Ramblewood Middle School in Coral Springs, Florida — less than a 20-minute drive from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where 17 people were shot to death on Wednesday — students have been asking: What if it happens here? 

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HCSO arrested three people Friday, including two wanted fugitives

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Members of the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (FAST) located and took into custody two wanted fugitives Friday. 

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What to watch tonight in PyeongChang: Ted Ligety, Gus Kenworthy go for gold

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Competition continues in PyeongChang tonight with six gold medals set to be awarded. More>>

Woman with Down Syndrome asked to remove weight belt at Hixson gym because it was 'intimidating,' her sister said Video included

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A Chattanooga woman posted on Facebook that a manager at Planet Fitness in Hixson asked her sister, who has Down Syndrome, to remove her weight belt because it was intimidating to other members. 

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Yuzuru Hanyu makes history with 1,000th gold medal of Winter Olympics

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By: Associated Press PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP)  – Yuzuru Hanyu's latest victory has an extra-special place in Olympics history. More>>

Investigators working to determine cause of Saturday Hixson house fire Video included

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The fire happened around 2:30 am at a home in the 900 block of Wesley Drive in Hixson. 

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FIRST ON 3: Hamilton County superintendent re-stocks school central office

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Documents obtained by Channel 3 show a wave of recent hires by new Superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson is resulting in the largest central office staff in years. 

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No injuries in East Lake house fire

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Officials say firefighters found the fire at the back of the home and quickly got it under control.

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SCHOOL PATROL

Whitwell High School teacher arrested for statutory rape

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Sheriff Bo Burnett confirms the arrest of Whitwell High School teacher Joseph "Joey" Smith for statutory rape by an authority figure.

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Local scientists trying to keep southern tortoises alive Video included

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The gopher tortoise is known as a keystone species because so many other animals rely on its existence. This is why conservationists want to slow down its decline.

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Jimmy Kimmel blames Trump, Congress for school shooting

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Jimmy Kimmel opened his late night show by accusing President Donald Trump and congressional leaders of doing "worse than nothing" to stop mass shootings like the killings of 17 people by a teenager with an AR-15 assault weapon at a Florida high school. More>>

Sober living apartments open in Chattanooga for those recovering from addiction Video included

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The goal is to help those in the process of recovery stay on track.

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SCHOOL PATROL

UPDATE: Hamilton County teachers will get early retirement option Video included

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School officials say it would be a short-term windfall for employees, with long-term savings for the school system.

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UPDATE: Local schools responding to threats following Florida shooting Video included

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Investigators say social media was used in many of those threats.

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What the Tech? Kids and smartphones Video included

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It's a frequently asked, by fairly recent question: what's the best age to give a kid a smartphone?

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UPDATE: Owner of Brainerd Road Economy Inn responds to shutdown Video included

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Owner Janice Hixson says she was not notified of any problems with her hotel until the day it was shut down.

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Shooting suspect was on school rifle team that got NRA grant

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Authorities say Cruz, who was expelled from Stoneman Douglas last year for disciplinary reasons, walked into his former school with an AR-15 military-style carbine and opened fire.

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UPDATE: Special counsel Mueller charges 13 Russians with interfering in 2016 election

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The indictments — part of Mueller's ongoing investigation — are the first criminal indictments tied directly to Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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New app makes it easier to make public works requests and report problems

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By downloading CHATT311, residents can submit reports, monitor a report's status and see other reports in the city at anytime and they're sent directly to the appropriate department. 

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Ram trucks recalled to fix problem with gear shifters

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Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 229,000 Ram trucks, mostly in North America, because they can be shifted out of park without a key in the ignition or a foot on the brake.      

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Nashville is a finalist for hosting NFL draft

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 A city for each year will be selected at the NFL meetings in May. 

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Golden Girls hot sauce; it's a real thing

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We all carry a torch for the ladies of "The Golden Girls," and some are taking that more literally than others. 

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3 juveniles arrested in Bradley County after threats made

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Two threats were made over the last day, Watson said in the Facebook live video.

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AL "Stand Your Ground" law move to state Senate

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The Alabama House of Representatives has approved a revision of the state's "Stand Your Ground" law to specify that deadly force can be used to defend someone in a church.     

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8 lenders that aren't serving people of color for home loans

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8 lenders that aren't serving people of color for home loans. More>>

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