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Plastic bags could get sacked in California

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Under the legislation, shoppers who forget to bring their own bags would have to pay at least 10 cents at the grocery store for paper or reusable bags. More>>

UPDATE: Waffle House caters party for biggest fan Video included

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Johnny Maxwell and his wife “Maxi” have been visiting the Ringgold Waffle House on Highway 151 since the eighties. They were some of the first customers on opening night decades ago and he’s been there almost every day since.
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GA man killed in skydiving accident

Authorities are investigating how a Georgia man died skydiving in Polk County. More>>

Where did the 40-hour workweek come from?

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Eight-hour days became rallying cries in the latter half of the 19th century, as workers in the building trades and similar industries marched together for better conditions. More>>

Will High Food Prices Spoil This Year's Labor Day Barbecues?

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With gas prices at their lowest August price since 2010, 34.7 million Americans will hit the road this weekend for Labor Day, according to AAA.
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Tony Stewart silent after rough NASCAR comeback in Atlanta

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Starting 12th, Stewart drove like he was piloting a rocket as soon as the green flag dropped. He was up to ninth after just two laps, up to seventh after four and up to sixth after six laps. More>>

Jennifer Lawrence, Victoria Justice in Alleged Nude Photo Hacking

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Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence and other female actresses lashed out against an online bulletin board that posted what it claimed was compromising pictures of them and dozens of other celebrities, which were obtained from a massive hacking campaign targeting Apple's iCloud storage service.
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Family tubing trip turns deadly for Grundy County man

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Officials with the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency say Craig Caldwell of Palmer, TN, was out on Tims Ford Lake, tubing with family. More>>

A Big Orange way to say, 'I do'

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The kickoff to the Vols 2014 season also marked the start of a marriage.. More>>

Unseasonably hot and humid all week with a few storms here and there Video included

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Try not to sweat TOO much as you're hovered over the grill this evening. That is a tough request. The heat index will be in the mid to upper 90s.
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Woman's body found in Polk County river

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The TBI has been called in to investigate after a woman's body was found floating in the Hiwassee River in Polk County. More>>

Dayton Pike car crash injures 5

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The Soddy Daisy Police Department is investigating a car accident that injured five people. More>>

UPDATE: Arrest made in death of Hamilton County 3-year-old boy

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The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in the case of a 3-year-old drowning death. More>>

Community remembers man killed in tragic accident Video included

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Friday was a somber one in the Dalton Public Works Building as city employees were given the news their coworker and friend would not be clocking in. More>>

Report: GA governments have weak nepotism rules

Local governments in metro Atlanta have hired at least 770 relatives of current employees during the last three years. More>>

Cheapism: Where to find the best coupons online

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With all the coupon and daily deal sites sprouting up these days, Cheapism.com has rounded up some of the best coupon sites for 2014.  More>>

Surgery Prices Surge With Innovation and Consolidation Under Obamacare

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The price to remove a gall bladder or replace a hip has spiked more than 20 percent during the past five years, according to an analysis of data collected for NBC News. More>>

National Archive records tell TVA's larger story

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 It looked nothing like one of those grand historic moments that are so often dramatized in paintings that hang on museum walls. More>>

'America Is Ready': Despite Cut From Rams, Still Hope for Michael Sam

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Michael Sam, the first openly-gay football player drafted by an NFL team, was cut by the St. Louis Rams Saturday, but one of the nation's most prominent gay-rights advocacy groups and the team's coach predicted the defensive end will start the regular season with another team. More>>

Georgia gay teen attacked by family

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At age 19, Daniel Pierce just had a feeling something bad was coming when his family suddenly began talking to him about coming out."I thought for myself, for my own protection if something were to happen it would be best to have it on video.  More>>

Beach Tragedy: Sand Collapse Kills 9-year-old Digging Hole

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 A 9-year-old girl died Friday when the hole she was digging in the sand on an Oregon beach collapsed, suffocating her, police said. More>>

Who's Getting a Raise? Minimum Wage Hikes Gain Steam in States, Cities

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As  Americans take a break this Labor Day, workers in many U.S. states and cities are looking forward to getting more money in their paychecks. More>>

Cities in GA., Ala. join for anti-violence service

Leaders of neighboring cities in Georgia and Alabama are asking residents to come together for a Sunday service seeking a break from violence in their communities. More>>

Assistant director charged with sex with student

A one-time assistant band director at an eastern Tennessee school faces more than a dozen counts of statutory rape by an authority figure after officials say he had a sexual relationship with a student. More>>

Car crashes into Growler Liquor Store

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An elderly woman was backing out of the BP on Hixson Pike after getting air in her tires when she crashed her car into the Growler Liquor Store early Sunday morning.  More>>

High 5: Mid-South resident celebrates 100th birthday

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A big High 5 goes to James Ora Hannah who turned 100 years old Saturday! More>>

A few more storms today. Hot and muggy Labor Day.

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(WRCB) - Good Sunday. At least it won't rain for your Labor Day, but the heat and humidity will be somewhat stifling. More>>

N. Hamilton Elem. 5th grade flag team takes pride in their work Video included

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 Each morning at North Hamilton Elementary School, four fifth grade boys have an important job to do. A job they take very seriously.  They consider it a responsibility, a duty, and an honor. More>>

UPDATE: Man killed while mowing grass when truck hit him; 3 teens inside truck also died Video included

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Four teens were inside a vehicle that hit and killed 57-year-old Bryan Bartley while he was mowing grass on Thursday evening. Three teens also died in the tragedy. Alexis Pinson survived the crash and is improving, friends say.  More>>

Strangers come together to help raise money for toddler's rising medical bills Video included

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People from around the region came together once again in the name of Katie Barkley to help raise money for her medical bills.  More>>

Inmate involved in terror plot being moved

An Iraqi man convicted of trying to ship arms and cash to Al-Qaida in Iraq is being moved to a new federal prison. More>>

Big Box Health Care: Are You Ready for Walmart Care Clinics?

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Wal-Mart has played it safe when it comes to retail clinics, partnering with regional hospitals to offer services like flu shots. More>>

Family stumped by violent death of GA boy, 13

Grieving relatives of a west Georgia boy say they can't fathom what motivated his violent death a week ago. More>>

Would you rather — think about vacation or a new smartphone?

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Before the latest video game or smartphone goes on sale, people line up for days (hello, iPhone 6!), anticipating its arrival. Often that leads to pushing, shoving, and sometimes punching — even when there is enough supply to go around.  More>>

Some Labor Day deals aren't such steals

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While retailers are offering deep discounts on summer inventory like grills and patio furniture, there are fewer bargains to be found with in-season items like fall clothes this Labor Day weekend. More>>

Missouri Cop Resigns After Pointing Rifle at Ferguson Protesters

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A suburban St. Louis cop who was suspended for pointing his semi-automatic rifle and threatening protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, has resigned, the police chief told the Associated Press.  More>>

Vols' newcomers facing tough test from Utah State

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Tennessee coach Butch Jones understands his team will endure plenty of growing pains. More>>

Mo'ne Davis Celebrates With JRW in Chicago

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The two biggest stories of the 2014 Little League World Series came together Friday night in Chicago. Philadelphia's female pitching phenom Mo'ne Davis arrived in Chicago Friday night for a series of events with the U.S. champion Jackie Robinson West team. More>>

Student found with BB gun on bus in Tennessee

A bus driver found a fifth-grader in Tennessee with a BB gun on the vehicle on the way to school. More>>

Sheriff: Grandmother's casket used to hide drugs

A middle Georgia sheriff says two inmates visiting a Macon funeral home tried to return to jail with drugs and other contraband that had been hidden inside their grandmother's casket. More>>

Mother indicted after child dies with deadly dose of Benadryl in system Video included

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The mother of a 4-month old girl who died of drug toxicity was indicted on reckless homicide charges. More>>

Tennessee National Guard ceremony to award soldiers for heroism

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Tennessee's Adjutant General, Major General Max Haston, will recognize and award Tennessee Army National Guard Soldiers during two ceremonies. More>>

Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

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Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium - unshaven, his eyes glassy - and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of... More>>

Grundy Co. Yellow Jackets Marching Band Video included

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The Grundy County High School Band's Director says, "for a little band, they can make a good bit of noise!" To Yellow Jackets faithful and band aficionados, it is sweet music. They serenade us with Rocky Top and are our Band of the Week! More>>

Bad tweeting teacher Video included

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There is outrage in California over the punishment given to a teacher, who made threatening comments about her students on Twitter.  Her punishment is viewed by many as only a slap on the wrist.  The teacher has taken down her social media pages and apologized, but Krista Arata is still teaching. More>>

Nashville group heads to Ferguson for National Weekend of Action Video included

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Police are scaling back their presence in Ferguson, MO, but there's still more work to be done. More>>

Fatal accident in Meigs County

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 An accident on Highway 58 results in at least one fatality. More>>

THP works fatality in Grundy County

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The Tennessee Highway Patrol is working a fatality in Grundy County.  More>>

Chattanooga Public Library Update Video included

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A case of suspected fraud has landed leaders at the Chattanooga Public Library in hot water. According to a city audit, Library Director Corrine Hill is being criticized for weeks of unreported vacation and she's not the only one whose come under fire.  More>>

Dalton Police are reminding residents to lock up their vehicles

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Officials in Dalton are investigating several car break-ins. More>>

Hamilton County's new District Attorney sworn in Video included

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Justice in Hamilton County is now in the hands of a new District Attorney.  More>>

WWII Veteran finally honored 70 years after death Video included

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The family of a World War II veteran killed in action finally got to say their goodbyes nearly 70 years after he went missing. More>>

Murphy man arrested for child abuse

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The Cherokee County Sheriff Office arrested 26-year-old Jason Dwayne Holderfield for felony child abuse. More>>

Dalton police seek shopping spree suspect

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The Dalton Police Department needs help identifying a woman who used stolen credit and debit cards to finance a shopping spree that racked up more than $1,400 in fraudulent purchases at stores in Dalton and Calhoun. More>>

Small Fire Forces Evacuation at Tyner Middle Academy

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A small fire broke out Friday afternoon at Tyner Middle Academy in the East Wing which housed 7th and 8th graders. More>>

More than 100 area National Guard soldiers leave for deployment Video included

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The group will spend one month training in New Jersey before going to Kuwait for about a year. More>>

UPDATE: Brainerd Road accident claims driver's life Video included

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The car crashed into the concrete exterior of the Brainerd Road tunnel while driving west on the road. More>>

UPDATE: 3 suspects in fatal Dalton shooting indicted

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Three suspects in the June 18th killing of Abel Carmona, Jr. have been indicted by a Whitfield County Grand Jury.
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4 GA people face 3,736 charges in tax refund scheme

A Georgia grand jury has indicted four people in what prosecutors call a tax fraud scheme involving a total of 3,736 charges. More>>

Who's smart? We are, says National Geographic

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National Geographic's Traveler magazine lists their 50 of the World's Smartest Cities in their October edition, and Chattanooga lands in the top 10 on the list. More>>

Hot and sunny today, some storms Saturday Video included

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The heat and humidity will be in force this afternoon. Skies will remain sunny, but the high will reach 94 degrees, and the humidity will be slowly rising as well.  More>>

Obama nominates 2 Tennesseans for TVA board

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President Barack Obama has nominated two Tennesseans for the TVA Board: Virginia Lodge and Ronald Walter. More>>

Labor Day: By the Numbers

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According to the AAA, 34.1 million Americans are expected to travel 50 or miles during the holiday period, a 4.2% increase from 2013.
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Chattanooga's Helen McDonald Exum dies at 89

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Helen McDonald Exum, a longtime newspaper executive and cookbook author, died at her Lookout Mountain home Thursday. More>>

Spiders a creeping problem in Tennessee Video included

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Several species of spiders consider Tennessee home including two poisonous ones. More>>

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  • STEM School expansion creates excitement

    STEM School expansion creates excitement

    Saturday, August 23 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-08-23 19:58:11 GMT
    Two years ago, Hamilton County opened the new STEM high school, focusing on science, technology, engineering and math. At first, school officials hoped that students would want to get in the school. More
    Two years ago, Hamilton County opened the new STEM high school, focusing on science, technology, engineering and math. At first, school officials hoped that students would want to get in the school. More
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