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Part of Hickory Valley Road to be closed Thursday and Friday

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The closure, between Shallowford Road and Conner Lane, will start Thursday with the road reopening to traffic by Friday, August 1 at 4:00 pm. 
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GA included in human trafficking training program

Officials from the Department of Health and Human Services say they're launching a training program to improve services offered to human trafficking victims. More>>

Driver says she was nearly killed by sledgehammer

An Atlanta motorist says she feels lucky to be alive after a sledgehammer flew through her window on one of Georgia's busiest freeways. More>>

Not just Ebola: 10 Diseases your local ER should be looking for

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A possible Ebola scare briefly closed a Charlotte, North Carolina-area emergency room. It turns out the patient almost certainly didn’t have anything infectious, but had a history of travel to a country with an infectious disease. More>>

Memorial sign dedication for fallen firefighter

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Officials in Hamilton County will hold a dedication ceremony in honor of a firefighter who lost his life in the line of duty.
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GDOT suspending construction during GA tax holiday

State transportation officials say they're planning to suspend road work near shopping centers to accommodate Georgians looking to save money during the upcoming tax holiday period. More>>

QB questions abound in SEC with big stars gone

Quarterback battles and signal-caller questions abound in the Southeastern Conference going into preseason camps. More>>

House approves Chattanooga VA expansion

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The House of Representatives approved funding for an expansion to the Chattanooga VA clinic.
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Warehouse Row lands J.Crew, Anthropologie stores

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J.Crew, which last week announced that it also plans to open a factory store in East Brainerd, will occupy 4,800 square feet directly across from the Tupelo Honey restaurant at Warehouse Row. Anthropologie will fill 11,000 square feet on the north end of the first floor. More>>

Dozens of employers taking part in summer job fair

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Around 40 employers will take part in a summer job fair in McMinn County. More>>

Another nice day, but rain and warmer weather on the way Video included

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We will enjoy another comfortable day overall, but today marks a transitional period for our weather as well. More>>

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. More>>

Sales Tax Holiday this weekend for TN, GA, AL

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States allow purchases (with limitations) without collecting sales tax, easing the financial burden of parents. More>>

UPDATE: East Ridge fire officials replace a child's school supplies that were stolen Video included

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East Ridge fire officials are making sure a child, whose school supplies were stolen, is ready to head to school.   
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United Way of Rhea County still looking for more donations of school supplies Video included

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Needy students in Rhea County will be given all the supplies they need to start the new school yea, but with the boom of people needing the assistance organizers tell us they won't have enough and need more donations. More>>

UPDATE: Dog’s condition is stable, but she's not out of the woods yet Video included

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A dog found with a bloated abdomen and her bones showing is enjoying the attention and care from staff and volunteers at the McKamey Animal Center. More>>

Finders Keepers? Nope! Video included

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Police seek McDonald's customer who picked up and kept $400 dropped on a restaurant floor after a manager dropped it.
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Living not-so-large

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Idaho woman constructs tiny 196-square foot house. More>>

Tax free weekend is August 1st-3rd

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If you need to do some back-to-school shopping this is the weekend to do it.It's tax-free weekend for both Tennessee and Georgia. More>>

Crime Stoppers: Catoosa Co. Home Invasion Video included

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It was a violent, armed, home invasion in Catoosa County. Help solve this case and earn a Crime Stoppers cash reward.
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Lee University ranked most affordable Christian college Video included

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Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee, has been ranked the most affordable Christian college in the nation. More>>

Deadline looms for wine in supermarket petition Video included

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Time is running out on the push to let voters decide if wine should be sold at local supermarkets. More>>

Restaurant bans kids Video included

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Popular California eatery says they'll no longer serve children, saying they're hurting business. More>>

Ebola: What is it? Video included

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The world is watching the Ebola virus. In fact, the CDC is calling it the largest outbreak in history. But what is it? More>>

Dalton family grocery store closing after 60 years Video included

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A long-time family-owned grocery store in Dalton is closing its doors for good.
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Scam artist impersonating the law hits Rhea County Video included

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A telephone scam that started in McMinn County has now spread to neighboring communities.  Hear how those responsible are targeting their victims and what police want the public to know.   More>>

EPB to carry Chattanooga Football Club battle for National Championship

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EPB Fiber Optics is offering the community exclusive live broadcast coverage of the Chattanooga Football Club in its final battle for the National Premier Soccer League National Championship. More>>

Drone carrying contraband crashes at SC prison

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South Carolina officials are looking for a person they say tried to use a drone to sneak cellphones and other contraband into a maximum-security prison. More>>

Cleveland widow loses everything to fire Video included

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Friends of a Cleveland woman are trying to rally support after her home burned down. The recent widow didn't have insurance and everything she owns is gone. More>>

Channel 3's Joy Wright passes away after battle with cancer Video included

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After a long and courageous battle with cancer, Joy Wright passed away Monday afternoon.
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Braves announce mixed-used site development team

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A multimillion dollar, mixed-use site will be developed near the Atlanta Braves' new suburban ballpark. More>>

'Stop Hatin' All the Time' : Obama slams GOP lawsuit vote

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The House is expected to approve a resolution later Wednesday to authorize a lawsuit against the president for what Republicans call his overstepping of executive authority. More>>

Man finds his stolen items in neighbor's debris after tornado

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When a neighbor came to check on people after the storms, he found items that had been stolen from him. More>>

Hyundai recalls 888,700 Sonata sedans

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In the 2011-2014 sedans, the shift cable may disconnect, allowing the car to roll away after parking or preventing it from being shifted out of park. The maker received nearly 1,200 warranty claims due to the problem. More>>

UPDATE: Gas leak forces evacuation Video included

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The Chattanooga Gas Company has crews on site working to determine the source of the leak. More>>

Woman found badly beaten on GA's Silver Comet Trail

Authorities say a 42-year-old woman is hospitalized after she was found badly beaten on the Silver Comet Trail northwest of Atlanta. More>>

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TCAP scores released for Hamilton County

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Math scores were up 2 percent for Algebra I and 2.3 percent for Algebra II. Biology 1 ticked up 0.6 percent and U.S. history declined by 0.5 percent. More>>

A new leash on life Video included

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A paralyzed puppy gets a second chance at life when a caring community steps forward.
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Truck accidents surge, but no national outcry

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Fatal truck accidents happen nearly 11 times every single day in this country on average, and killing nearly 4,000 people each year, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. More>>

UPDATE: Shooting victim identified Video included

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A 22-year-old man is recovering from a gunshot wound to the knee.  More>>

US economy grew at strong 4% rate in spring

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After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4% annual rate on the strength of higher consumer and business spending. More>>

Crash tests show smaller cars don't fare well Video included

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Only one small vehicle tested in a new round of "overlap front crash" tests achieved a "Good" rating. 
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What's a group selfie called?

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Pronounced uss-ee, rhymes with fussy."Usies are a growing trend that I think have far more social value than selfies," said Michal Ann Strahilevitz, a professor of marketing at Golden Gate University. More>>

"Tanned skin is damaged skin" as deadly melanoma cases increase

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Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973.
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Couple wants middle names to include 'Seamonster'

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Sea monsters may exist only in the imagination, but a Massachusetts couple wants to make them part of their names More>>

6-year-old 'Rapunzel' chops off her hair for kids with cancer

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They’re calling her a real-life Rapunzel, but this 6-year-old girl's long blond locks aren't trapped in a tower — they're going to help kids with cancer. More>>

Four kids charged for robbing ice cream truck Video included

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Police say four kids are facing charges for robbing an ice cream truck and firing a BB gun at the owner.
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In wake of 16th lightning death in US, experts share tips to stay safe

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If you find yourself caught in a thunderstorm, is there anything you can do to stay safe?
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Luke Bryan kicks off "Farm Tour" in TN

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Members of Luke Bryan’s Fan Club will be able to buy advance tickets to the Greenback show. More>>

FedEx to send 138 drivers to driving competition

FedEx Corp. is sending 138 drivers to the National Truck Driving Championships. More>>

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After Whitfield County deputies stun gun husband, wife says she exaggerated situation

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After Whitfield County, Ga., deputies used a stun gun on a man on the run Monday morning, his accuser said she exaggerated her claims against him.
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Theater apologizes after kids see 'Sex Tape' clips

A movie theater chain says it is reviewing complaints after its Augusta theater showed scenes from the R-rated film "Sex Tape" instead of the children's movie "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" in a summer movie program for... 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>>

Super nice weather continues, some storms this weekend Video included

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After a pleasantly cool start, we have another chamber of commerce day ahead. High pressure will settle over the Tennessee Valley, keeping highs in the low to mid 80s under mostly sunny skies. More>>

Decision 2014 - Alexander Campaign Visit Video included

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Incumbent Senator Lamar Alexander is met by supporters and a group backing the man believed to be his main Primary opponent at Chattanooga stop.
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Woman says proposed sound ordinance will hurt small businesses Video included

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City Council members heard from people on both sides of the proposed sound ordinance Tuesday. Some citizens and business owners want some things clarified in the new ordinance while others are asking for the entertainment district to be expanded.
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High tech shoe company says Chattanooga is a perfect fit Video included

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A high-tech shoe company out of San Diego is packing up shop in the golden state and moving to Chattanooga to grow with the gig city.  More>>

Former sex slave: I was chained in basement and sold Video included

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Law enforcement and rescuers of sex slaves report that because of a saturation of human trafficking in the deep South, more human traffickers are bringing young girls to Middle Tennessee. More>>

Witness: Video showed Holly Bobo tied up, crying Video included

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A Henderson County judge ruled Tuesday there was enough evidence to send a case against a man believed to have a video of Holly Bobo to the grand jury. More>>

Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

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More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute. More>>

Food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit

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Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed as part of a company's $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC related to the network's coverage of a meat product derided as "pink slime."
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Soddy Daisy native appointed to state position in Dept. of Agricultural Rural Development

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A native of Soddy Daisy has been named Assistant to the State Director for U. S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development. More>>

Overdoses leading cause of Tennessee deaths

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Drug overdoses are once again the leading cause of death in Tennessee, but the state Health Department is hoping a new law will reverse that trend. More>>

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

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The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima has died in Georgia. More>>

UPDATE: Suspect wanted in connection with 3 accidents and a stolen vehicle still on the loose

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The Georgia State Patrol (GSP) is searching for a suspect responsible for three accidents Monday in Murray County.
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Pipe flooding UCLA will take hours to shut off

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Officials say a broken water pipe that is flooding parts of the UCLA campus will take hours to turn off. More>>

Hidden contracts: do you know what you're signing? Video included

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When is the last time you signed a contract?  Months ago, years ago, never?  You may have signed one, without even knowing it.  We are basically entering into a contract every time we go online and click the "I agree" button.  But what exactly are you agreeing to?  Here are some of the hidden legalities in those "terms of agreement" pop ups that we rarely read. More>>

Jackson Co. Sheriff's Office search for attempted burglary suspect

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 The Jackson County, Sheriff's Office in Alabama is needs public in locating 23-year-old Walter Lee Green III of Bryant, AL.  More>>

Auto supplier for VW to bring jobs to McMinn County Video included

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The promise of the new CrossBlue being built in Chattanooga brings with it the promise of new jobs not only at the VW plant, but also area auto supply companies. More>>

Read your fines away Video included

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Wisconsin library lets kids pay their overdue fines with time spent reading. More>>

WARNING: Graphic Photos, Cleveland boy recovering from dog attack injuries Video included

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An 8-year-old boy is recovering from the emergency surgery he needed after being bitten in the head by a dog. The attack happened in the 4300 block of Blue Springs Road in Cleveland. More>>

Cleveland Greenway area becoming hot spot for crime Video included

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Broken glass lies in the parking lot leading to Cleveland's Greenway, just a few feet away political signs have profanity spray painted across them. Across the street, multiple businesses and even a nearby school fell victim to the same crime over the weekend.  More>>

Recount ordered in Ga. school superintendent race

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Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has ordered a ballot recount in the Republican state school superintendent primary runoff.
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Long-awaited emergency center opens in Sequatchie Valley Video included

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 It's an important day for thousands of people living in the Sequatchie Valley. They've been without an emergency room for the last four years. More>>

Collegedale house fire causes $150K damages

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A Collegedale family will be staying with family and friends after losing their house to a fire this Tuesday afternoon.  More>>

Tennessee teens help build play area in Houston

A group of teenagers from Calvary Church in Cordova, Tennessee, are spending a week in Houston, Mississippi working for free. More>>

Jimmy Dean takes aim at the dinner table

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The sausage company Jimmy Dean, owned by Hillshire Brands, is launching 16 new microwavable meals for about $3 each designed to be eaten anytime during the day, or night.  More>>

What Is Ebola? Six Things You Need to Know

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Ebola virus has infected two American health workers, a doctor and a hygienist, working in Liberia. It’s killed more than 660 people in the ongoing West African outbreak, the worst ever seen, and infected more than 1,100. More>>

Unaccompanied youths enroll in Dalton schools

Dalton school officials say that several unaccompanied minors from Central America have been enrolled in the school system in the past year after being sent to northwest Georgia by federal authorities. More>>

Haslam letter baffles immigrant advocates

Immigrant advocates say they are baffled by a letter that Gov. Bill Haslam sent to President Barack Obama that says his administration should have been informed about the placement of 760 unaccompanied immigrant children... More>>

Family of GA teen found in gym mat files lawsuit against school

The parents of a south Georgia teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat at school have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against school administrators. More>>

Student Loan Repayment Scams: How To Avoid Being Ripped Off

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Millions of Americans are struggling to pay off their student loans and desperate to find a way to lower those monthly payments. Scammers know this, so they’ve created phony student loan “debt relief” companies that promise to help – for a price. More>>

New Mexico teen's invention aims to stop hot-car deaths

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The city of Albuquerque on Friday honored an Eldorado High School student for inventing a device that utilizes patented technology to sound an alarm if a child is left in the vehicle. More>>

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State troopers to begin patrolling in Chattanooga

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 Chattanoogans will soon see more Tennessee Highway Patrol cars in the city. More>>

Authorities say soldiers get $92M in debt relief

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Tennessee and 12 other states have settled an investigation into improper lending with a court agreement to shut down the company and expected to provide $92 million in debt relief for 17,800 U.S. military personnel. More>>

Ridiculously nice weather through the week Video included

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We will take a break from summer as below average temps will be with us through the rest of the week. Today will be even nicer than yesterday.
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In GOP South, pushback against Obama climate rules

In the Republican Southeast, critics are pushing back against President Barack Obama's plan to cut pollution from power plants. More>>

Traffic circle at Igou Gap and Jenkins enters final phase

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Traffic patterns will shift, and require the closing of southbound Jenkins Road, between Igou Gap Road and the recently-opened Goodwin Road. More>>

UPDATE: Spy cam suspect talks to Channel 3 about arrest Video included

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The man arrested and accused of placing a spy cam in a men's restroom at a Chattanooga Business talked to Channel 3 about his arrest. Twenty-one-year-old Justin Wilson was arrested Friday.  More>>

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Could Chattanooga get a new choo-choo?

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Chattanooga rail backers want to get on track with new passenger line for the city.
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AK-47 maker Kalashnikov sends its 'regrets' to U.S. gun lovers

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U.S. sanctions have struck some of Russia's most famous arms companies. They may also wipe out a recent deal Kalashnikov signed to deliver 80,000 to 200,000 guns a year for the next five years to the U.S. More>>

Facebook begins forcing messaging into separate 'Messenger' app

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Within "the next few days," all users should receive a notification in the app that they must download Messenger in order to send and receive messages.
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North Carolina missionary contracts Ebola Video included

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A North Carolina woman working as a missionary in Liberia is being treated for the Ebola deadly virus. 
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Gold's Gym announces plan to buy The Rush Fitness chain

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One of the most popular names in fitness is gearing up for a change that could affect thousands of people.The Rush Fitness Complex will be part of the Gold's Gym network by the end of the month. More>>

"Southern Accent Reduction" class cancelled at ORNL

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The notice said the class would cover "some of the most common pronunciation and grammatical differences between Southern dialects and standard American English." More>>

Watch: Peyton dances to Rocky Top at Broncos practice Video included

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Talk about a Vol for Life.The Denver Broncos start their stretching period with music, which sets the tone for the practice. More>>

Wedding Reception Shut Down When Brawl Breaks Out

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Two people were arrested when a brawl involving dozens of guests broke out at a wedding reception in central New Jersey.
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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. More>>

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SPCA board votes to reset rescue networking attempts for Bradley County no-­kill shelter

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The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Bradley County wants to reset rescue networking attempts for its no-­kill shelter and heal divisions within the organization.
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Chattanooga Zoo saddened by death of snow leopard

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One of the snow leopards at the Chattanooga Zoo has died.
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Search continues for suspect in hammer attack Video included

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A man accused of a violent crime is still on the streets tonight, and police are asking for your help to find him. More>>

Tornado leaves path of damage in Northeastern Tennessee

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A tornado touched down in upper east Tennessee, in Claiborne County Sunday night demolishing several homes and a grocery store. More>>

TN man believes he has found unmarked Civil War graveyard Video included

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Dan Griggs is a Civil War historian and his Dover museum is full of amazing artifacts. But he may have made the discovery of a lifetime using a divining rod. More>>

Panel discusses need for Mental Health Court in Hamilton County Video included

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Officials in Hamilton County are discussing a new initiative to keep people with serious mental illness out of jail.  More>>

Scammers in McMinn County using county officials' names

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In McMinn County another old scam resurfacing has the scammers impersonating law enforcement.
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Two athletes accomplish Turkey's first double wingsuit jump Video included

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The two athletes, one American and one Turkish, performed a dual wingsuit jump over Dark Canyon. More>>

New Georgia law could ensure local courts get their money

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A law, expected to be implemented in 2015, will allow state and local courts to draw unpaid fines from Georgians' state income tax returns. More>>

Haslam sends letter to president about minors

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In a letter to President Barack Obama, Gov. Bill Haslam says his administration should have been informed about the placement of 760 unaccompanied immigrant children in Tennessee.
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TN taxpayers paying thousands for EBT card ATM fees Video included

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Tax dollars have paid more than $80,000 in fees over two years for cash withdrawals for low-income Tennesseans. One public policy organization says there's a fix to avoid the fees. More>>

More attention to be focused on solving cold cases Video included

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There are 140 unsolved murders in Hamilton County, and some families have gone more than 40 years without answers.  More>>

UPDATE: Restroom spycam suspect arrested Video included

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The Chattanooga Police Department has arrested a suspect that allegedly planted a spy camera in public restrooms. More>>

Man stabbed to death in East Lake Courts, residents sick of violence Video included

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Chattanooga Police are investigating the 20th homicide on city streets this year, marking more homicides so far in 2014, than all of last year. More>>

Rhea County Sheriff's office warns citizens of scammers

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The Rhea County Sheriff’s Office tells Channel 3 scammers are calling Rhea County citizens telling them they missed jury duty More>>

'Damsel in Defense' kit includes items to protect women

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Enough is enough. That is the message from a woman who is working to get more self-defense products sold at college and high school campuses. More>>

UPDATE: Victim ID'ed in deadly stabbing in Chattanooga

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A 23-year-old Chattanooga man has died as result of a stab wound.
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Should Imagination Station's wooden fort be replaced? Video included

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For 22 years, Imagination Station's wooden fort has been a Collegedale icon. Kids who grew up there now bring their children to play on it.
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Chattanooga FC going to New York for NPSL title game

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On Monday, the National Premier Soccer League announced on Twitter that the Red Bulls Under-23 team and Chattanooga match will be played after the first team's match with the New England Revolution at Red Bull Arena on Saturday.  More>>

UPDATE: Chattanooga Choo Choo announces $8 million expansion and renovation Video included

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Chattanooga officials announced a round of renovations around the historic Chattanooga Choo Choo hotel and complex Monday morning. More>>

Hardwick Clothing turns 134-years-old Video included

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The oldest tailor manufacturing giant turned 134-years-old on Tuesday.  More>>

UPDATE: Members of biker gang shot; rival bikers charged with attempted murder

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Two members of a biker club in Athens were taken to the hospital early Saturday morning after an apparent shootout with a rival biker club.   More>>

Why one dad wants to ban play dates

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The play date has become as much a part of childhood as homework and sleepovers, with parents happy to arrange a set time when their children can socialize in a supervised and controlled setting. More>>

911 outage affects Cherokee County, NC

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A “major” outage by a telephone service provider in Cherokee, NC has left the area without 911 landlines for communication to the county’s Emergency Communications center. More>>

Verizon to throttle speeds for heavy users

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The change will affect the heaviest data users who fall into several categories at once. More>>

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Renowned Mentone Springs Hotel now only memories

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Since 130 years of history went up in flames in March, only memories and blackened stone stand testament to the former glory of the Mentone Springs Hotel, the "Grand Old Lady" of East Alabama. More>>

Lower-Income Students Getting Shut Out of Sports

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As the chairman of the department of tourism, recreation and sport management at the University of Florida, Michael Sagas had a pretty good idea what to expect when his daughter started playing travel soccer. More>>

Red ruby alert: Major stores selling gems 'filled with glass'

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It's July, and if you have a birthday this month, the ruby is your birthstone. Rubies have been called the "king of gems," symbolizing strength, power and love.  More>>

Report: DNA links former Knox deputy to rapes of girl

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A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation report is bolstering the state’s case against a former Knox County Sheriff’s Office deputy accused of repeatedly raping a girl over a two-year period. More>>

UPDATE: EF-3 tornado touched down in north TN

Authorities say powerful storms crossing east Tennessee have destroyed 10 homes and damaged others, though there are no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries. More>>

UPDATE: Amincola Highway partially closed after chemical spill

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The spill should be cleared early this afternoon, according to a news release from Chattanooga State.

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Tennessee urges residents to vote early

With an especially long primary ballot, Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett is recommending that voters cast their ballots early. More>>

Reward offered in weekend car burglaries, vandalism at Cleveland Greenway

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The burglaries and vandalism occurred around the Cleveland Greenway and its parking areas, Stuart School and Perry’s Petals, according to a news release from the Cleveland Police Department. More>>

UPDATE: Lightning likely cause of morning house fire Video included

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Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire in Hamilton County.
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Amazing weather settling in for a few days Video included

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The rain will be completely ending this morning. Behind the front, we will be cooler with much lower humidity. The high will reach 86 degrees.
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Cleveland couple celebrates 71 years of marriage Video included

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James and Ruth Meeks said " I do" in Murray County in 1943 when they were both young teenagers.  More>>

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Gun handbag: Chattanooga veteran develops business with UTC help

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The program, now in its third year, is free to all honorably discharged veterans. To be considered, applicants have to show they have the chops for being entrepreneurs and be pretty far along with their business plan. More>>

Judge strikes down DC ban on handguns outside home

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U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin concluded that the Second Amendment gives people the right to carry a gun outside the home for self-defense. More>>

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

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When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps.
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UGA linebacker Bellamy arrested for DUI

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Just days after Georgia defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor made headlines for his arrest on aggravated assault/domestic violence charges, the Bulldogs have had another defensive player land in jail.
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Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

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Family Dollar has struggled and has attempted to reinvigorate sales by lowering prices on almost 1,000 basic items. More>>

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. More>>

Tortoise an accomplice in alligator's zoo escape?

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An owner of a zoo in Michigan's Upper Peninsula says a 12-inch alligator has escaped, possibly with some help from a tortoise. More>>

Record soccer crowd sees CFC earn spot in national title game

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Record crowd for soccer turns out Saturday night at Chattanooga's Finley Stadium and the hometown team didn't disappoint the 8800 or so in the stands. More>>

Cleveland animal shelter needs more funding Video included

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No animals are being accepted at the Bradley County Animal Shelter after lack of funds and help has forced the group to turn some away. More>>

Cleveland man drowns in Polk Co.

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A 57-year- old Cleveland man drowned near Max Point in Polk County Saturday evening. More>>

Trial in salmonella outbreak to start in Georgia

Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people and sickened more than 700 are set to go to trial this week in Georgia. More>>

Man threatens to blow up airport runway

Authorities say a Davidson County man has been arrested for threatening to blow up a runway at the Nashville International Airport. More>>

Court Strikes Down D.C. Ban on Carrying Guns in Public

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 A federal judge has struck down Washington D.C.’s ban on carrying handguns outside the home as unconstitutional. More>>

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Major remake would link Miller Park, Plaza and Patten Parkway

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The divide between Miller Plaza, the red-brick courtyard and attached pavilion in the core of Chattanooga's city center, and Miller Park is five lanes of traffic on M.L. King Boulevard. More>>

Man who died in 'NYPD Chokehold' arrest wasn't violent: Widow

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The widow of a New York City man who died this month in a videotaped confrontation with New York City police demanded justice on Saturday, saying the victim wasn't asking for trouble. More>>

GA police start enforcing 'slowpoke' driving law

Drivers going too slow on Georgia's roadways are starting to get warnings as police enforce a new law. More>>

Lawsuit: CHP Officer hit woman with "All the Strength He Had"

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The woman seen on a now-viral video being repeatedly punched by a California Highway Patrol officer said her dress was violently ripped to expose her bare buttocks as she told the officer “I didn’t do anything to you,” according to a federal civil rights lawsuit filed last week and amended Friday. More>>

My Car's Been Recalled: Now What?

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 Due to the sheer number of vehicles recalled in the United States this year — more than 40 million — you very well may have a vehicle that is involved in some sort of safety-related service action. More>>

Hamas Calls For 24-Hour Truce After Israel Resumes Attacks

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 The militant group that rules the Gaza Strip asked for a cease-fire hours after Israel resumed attacks on the enclave. An Israeli army spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner did not say if Israel would hold fire during, adding that troops would continue demolishing militant tunnels. More>>

Families seek out help for helping transgender children transition Video included

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Researchers are finding many people who identify as transgender start to struggle with gender identity at a young age. More>>

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Patients, doctors seek remedy for confusion over BCBS of TN's Network E

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Over the last seven months, shoppers in the new health insurance marketplace have become patients, using their new plans for the first time. More>>

Tennessee jail using art to assist inmates

Inmates at the Hamilton County Jail in Chattanooga have 90 minutes each Friday night to escape - in a figurative sense. More>>

Rookie QB says 'never fun to get punched' in face

Titans rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger knows only too well the intensity of the Alabama-LSU rivalry. More>>

UPDATE: Crash blocks I-24 Eastbound lanes in Coffee County

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The accident happened around 5:00 p.m. Central time. The Westbound lanes are not affected. The roadway is expected to be re-opened by 7:00 p.m. Central time. More>>

Haslam sends letter to president about immigrant children

In a letter to President Barack Obama, Gov. Bill Haslam says his administration should have been informed about the placement of 760 unaccompanied immigrant children in Tennessee. More>>

Working Together For You

Fee or free?: CHA, nonprofits have competing visions for James A. Henry building

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Art classes, mental health counseling, a clothing bank and job training could be provided in one location for low-income people on the Westside if the Chattanooga Housing Authority allows service providers to use its James A. Henry building rent free. More>>

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