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Local pilots want to educate people on the art of flying Video included

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It's a hidden treasure among Hixson residents, but some aviation enthusiasts are hoping to change that by making the Hixson Flight Museum more widely known and educate more people on the art of flying. More>>

Ticks that carry Lyme disease infecting more dogs, report says

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More dogs are testing positive for the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. That's according to a new report released by the Banfield Pet Hospital, which found a 21 percent increase in the number of infected dogs. More>>

Local community hosts charity event for fallen firefighter's sons Video included

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The Lone Oak Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a benefit car and bike wash Saturday April 19 from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. to benefit Joey Rutherford's 3 boys.  More>>

Grandma Left Vengeful Note Prior to Murder of Grandsons

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A Connecticut woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys’ parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report. More>>

Ohio Teacher Fired Over Black President Remark

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An Ohio teacher has been fired after a black student who said he wanted to become president claimed the teacher told him the nation didn't need another black commander in chief. More>>

Woman finds body while hunting for Easter eggs

A Tennessee woman says she made a grisly discovery while hunting for Easter eggs in her back yard with her 3-year-old son: a dead body. More>>

Easter events around the Tennessee Valley

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Here is a list of Easter Events happening in the Chattanooga area over the weekend. Be sure and share with us your Easter events on Facebook so we can add to the list.
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Local family says farewell to the life they know, sets out on service trip around the world

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The Carisches are giving it all up. The high-ranking elementary school. The SUV, the pickup. The five-bedroom house in North Chattanooga.
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UPDATE: Triple murder victims' family having memorial and visitation Video included

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The family of triple murder victim Jon Morris is having a day of visitation and memorial on Saturday, April 19th, from  12 p.m. - 7 p.m. for anyone who wants to stop by their home on Kellys Ferry Place to say final goodbyes. More>>

Student Punished for Asking Miss America to Prom

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A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school. More>>

CPD investigate shooting on Cannon Avenue

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Chattanooga Police responded to 2300 Cannon Avenue around 5:30 Saturday morning on reports of shots fired.  More>>

No charges filed in Walker fatal school bus accident Video included

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Monday morning's fatal school bus accident in front of Chattanooga Valley Elementary has resonated with many. In a sad twist of fate,both the bus driver and the lead investigator know what Zackery Bryant's parents are going through. More>>

Channel 3 AM Forecast Video included

Mostly cloudy and breezy today.  Perfect Easter Sunday.
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Warm and cloudy today. Becoming breezy late.

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(WRCB) - Good Saturday. While we have seen a few light sprinkles this morning, the bulk of the rain stayed east and south of the area, and I think that will continue to be the case. For the rest of the day we can expect mostly cloudy skies with a high today of 74. We will see our winds increasing behind the front to 10-20 mph from the northeast.Tonight, the winds die down, and we will see some clearing heading through the overnight.
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Runners from Cleveland to finish trek to Boston on Saturday

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Johnny Clemons got out of bed and ran a 26.2-mile marathon today - for the eighth day in a row. More>>

Hackers Use Heartbleed Bug to Attack 'Major Corporation'

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Hackers took advantage of the Heartbleed vulnerability to break into a major corporation’s network, less than a day after the bug was brought to the public’s attention, security experts told The New York Times. More>>

Investigation continues into deadly McEwen explosion Video included

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Investigators may know by Saturday what caused the explosion in Humphreys County that killed a man and injured three other people this week at an ammunition plant. More>>

Nice Try, Bieber Haters: White House Won't Deport Singer

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 Sorry, 273,968 people who signed a petition to have pop star Justin Bieber sent back to his native Canada. The White House issued a response of sorts on Friday, but it's not the answer you waited three months to receive. More>>

Chattanooga ranks among least healthy cities, surprises many Video included

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Recent findings to a national study rank the Scenic City among the least healthy cities in America.
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Volunteer firefighter asks for help after losing home in fire Video included

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A volunteer firefighter is trying to pick up the pieces after her own home went up in flames. More>>

UPDATE: Cleveland man receives bone marrow transplant Video included

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Kevin Scoggins received the gift of life from an anonymous donor this week. More>>

UPDATE: Armed morning robbery at McDonald's Video included

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Two masked suspects entered the restaurant about 6:15am. One suspect fired a round from a weapon into the ceiling, and then ordered everyone to the floor.  More>>

GSP report: No fault in fatal school bus accident Video included

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The Georgia State Patrol has released its findings in the school bus accident that claimed the life of a 6-year-old boy.
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Ferry captain arrested in South Korea disaster

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A prosecutor says the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago has been arrested. More>>

Five Things to Know About Alibaba, 'The Hottest Thing in Tech'

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Alibaba, the Chinese internet behemoth that's relatively unknown in the U.S., is preparing to file the prospectus for a U.S.-based initial public offering next week, Reuters reported on Wednesday. More>>

Police say dad killed son so he could play video games

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A Citrus County man accused of killing his 1-year-old son so he could keep playing a video game made his first appearance in court Friday morning. More>>

New Michaels security breach affects 2.6 million cards

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The compromised data includes customer information such as payment card numbers and expiration dates. But there's no evidence that other personal information such as names, addresses or PIN numbers were at risk, Michaels said. More>>

Phone Thefts Soar as Kill-Switch Debate Heats Up

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Smartphone thefts rarely make national news anymore—unless the victim was seriously hurt or killed during the robbery.But the crime spree has not gone away. It seems to have gotten worse.
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When is gas cheaper? Weekdays or weekends?

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Since people drive more outside the scope of their typical Monday-to-Friday routine on the weekends, gas station owners want to take advantage of any additional traffic that comes their way. More>>

UPDATE: 13 killed, more missing in avalanche on Everest

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The worst recorded disaster on Everest was on May 11, 1996, when eight climbers were killed in one day because of a storm near the summit. Six Nepalese guides were killed in an avalanche in 1970. More>>

Easter candies Americans love

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Jelly beans, chocolate and marshmallow bunnies are traditional holiday favorites. More>>

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Cellphone towers proposed on Lookout Mountain, Watoosa Ridge

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A new tower would improve cellphone service on Lookout Mountain and the town government stands to earn around $1,500 a month, initially, if it allows a company to build a tower on town-owned property. More>>

Chattanooga's eyesore properties to transform Video included

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Vacant, overgrown lots and abandoned, broken down homes can be spotted in neighborhoods throughout Chattanooga. They're eyesores that local leaders plan to transform into quality homes that are affordable for low-income families.

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Catoosa County Probate Judge Gene Lowery remembered by loved ones Video included

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In front of the Catoosa County Courthouse the American flag flies at half staff, a black ribbon covers the badges of courthouse employees. Across town and the county people mourn after Probate Judge Gene Lowery loses his fight to skin cancer.
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This Just In! 80 years of Newsreels now on YouTube

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Some of the vintage newsreels have had new narration added for historical context, but many have their original breathless announcers and jazzy soundtracks. More>>

Kittens Packed Into Cardboard Box, Shipped to Cable Company

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Two newborn kittens are recovering at a Humane Society facility after they were accidentally packed into a cardboard box in Los Angeles and shipped to a cable company in San Diego. More>>

GA man sentenced after threat to eat judge's kids

A Georgia man who was found guilty but mentally ill after prosecutors say he threatened to kill and eat a judge's children has been sentenced to prison. More>>

3 TN cities top allergy list

Pollen and dust make for a rough spring for many allergy sufferers. AP photo Pollen and dust make for a rough spring for many allergy sufferers. AP photo

Spring is in full bloom, and that fact hasn't been lost on allergy sufferers. More>>

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Chattanooga ranked among lowest in nation for well-being, despite active outdoor status

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The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index ranks 189 cities according to their “overall well being,” measuring residents’ physical and emotional health along with access to basic health care needs and quality of work environments. More>>

Overcast, Some Late Showers Video included

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Today is going to be somewhat overcast, and it looks like some of us may be dealing with some showers later today and the first part of tomorrow. More>>

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. More>>

Tortoise rescued, no one injured in small house fire in Chattanooga

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Part of a house is severely damaged from fire Thursday afternoon. More>>

Aldi to hold job fair; hiring for several locations

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Aldi, a grocery retailer, is bringing additional jobs to the area and is hosting two hiring events for its Chattanooga area stores including Hixson, Dalton, and Fort Oglethorpe.  More>>

UPDATE: Shooting in Brainerd sends one person to the hospital Video included

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Chattanooga police are working another shooting investigation. This one, in the Brainerd area. More>>

Chattanooga FC Women's team set to kickoff in May

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Chattanooga is now home to a new premier level women’s soccer team. Chattanooga FC is proud to announce the upcoming season for the Chattanooga FC Women’s team, set to kickoff at home on Sunday May 18 at Finley Stadium.
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Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's... More>>

Avalanche sweeps Everest; 6 killed, 9 missing

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A Nepalese tourism official says six local guides have been killed and nine more are missing after an avalanche swept a route used to ascend the world's highest peak. More>>

Atlanta airport officials mulling terminal hotel

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Atlanta airport officials say they're studying the idea of building a hotel either inside or connected to the domestic terminal. More>>

Developers interested in baseball stadium property

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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says developers have already made offers for a baseball stadium that will be vacant once the Atlanta Braves move to the suburbs. More>>

Missing KY 9-month old located in Chattanooga

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The search for a missing 9-month-old boy from Kentucky is finally over.  More>>

Williams in talks to reprise 'Mrs. Doubtfire' role

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Fox 2000 is developing the sequel to the 1993 hit comedy "Mrs. Doubtfire," which starred Robin Williams. More>>

Man slashes his own throat, then stabs driver

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In Rossville Thursday morning a man slashed his own throat before stabbing the driver of the car in which he was a passenger.  More>>

Shooting on N. Willow sends one person to the hospital

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A shooting Thursday afternoon sends one person to the hospital.
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Health

Dry needle therapy Video included

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Dry Needle Therapy can be used to treat a wide range of conditions when it comes to chronic pain. More>>

Hundreds apply at Dalton job fair Video included

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Many people in our area are in the midst of hard times and rising bills.  Hope may be on the horizon as employers take more applications.
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'I just don't care': Texting driver hits cyclist

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The cyclist suffered a spinal fracture which required surgery and placement in a spinal cage. More>>

Miley Cyrus postpones Nashville concert

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Miley Cyrus has postponed her concert Friday at Bridgestone Arena after the singer was hospitalized this week due to a severe allergic reaction. More>>

Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature

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Friends can see where you're located in a particular park, airport or city block. By default, your exact location will only be shared for an hour, although you can change this. More>>

Lost radio program featuring Hank Williams found

Previously unreleased recordings of country music legend Hank Williams performing songs on a 1950 radio show will be released next month for download and on vinyl. More>>

Carpet manufacturer trying to fill 150 jobs

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' most recent data, Dalton's unemployment rate sits at 9.1%, while the state's rate has fallen to 7%. More>>

Catoosa County Probate Judge Gene Lowery dies

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Lowery was an active community member and spent a number of years with the Catoosa County Sheriff's Office where he worked with D.A.R.E. He's survived by his wife and two children. More>>

Two arrested in church equipment theft

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Following leads, detectives were able to identify the suspects and make a full recovery of sound equipment belonging to the church at the pawn shop and two other locations. More>>

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