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Obama visit to Chattanooga embroiled in ongoing airport fight

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Still, there were reportedly three other aircraft accompanying Air Force One that did refuel at TAC Air. More>>

Channel 3's coverage of President Obama's visit to Chattanooga

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Obama visited the Tennessee Valley as he spoke about his "A Better Bargain for Middle Class Jobs" initiative to help the economy. More>>

Chattanooga Mayor reflects on second meeting with POTUS

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While protestors and supporters hoped President Barack Obama would notice them along the Tuesday's motorcade route, it was Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke who had the President's ear on the ride. More>>

Amazon employee shares Obama experience

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Employees of the online retailer said hearing President Obama speak so close to home was an opportunity of a lifetime. One employee got a little more out of the visit than he expected. More>>

Protesters gather near airport to greet President Obama's arrival to Chattanooga

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As President Obama arrived in Chattanooga, not everyone had welcome signs to greet him. Protesters gathered off Lee Highway near the airport, holding signs that said everything from "Obama hates America" to "Obama lies." More>>

Spectators lined interstate for presidential motorcade

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Going into Tuesday, no one knew what route President Barack Obama would take from he airport to Amazon. Some hopeful spectators were banking on I-75 and they were right.
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Obama tours Amazon center, speaks about jobs, economy

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Obama spent several hours in Chattanooga Tuesday touring the Amazon fulfillment center and speaking about job creating and the economy. More>>

President Obama's remarks at Amazon

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President Barack Obama on Tuesday challenged Republicans to accept a new fiscal deal to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for more government spending on jobs programs. More>>

Congressman Fleischmann Responds to President Obama’s Speech

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Congressman Fleischmann addressed President Obama's speech in Chattanooga Tuesday afternoon. More>>

The Presidential Visit: Stay with Channel 3 for the latest news

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President Barack Obama will visit Chattanooga, and speak at the Amazon Fulfillment Center as part of his "A Better Bargain for the Middle Class," a series of speeches. More>>

#POTUSinCHA: Today's Presidential Schedule

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The White House secdule for Tuesday, July 30, 2013 as President Barack Obama visits Chattanooga and the  Amazon fulfillment Center. More>>

Obama proposes 'grand bargain' for jobs

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President Barack Obama is extending a new proposal to Republicans that he hopes will break the political gridlock on budget negotiations, offering to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for job investments. More>>

Tenn. GOP ready to rollout the unwelcome mat for visiting Obama

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In what is billed as "a different kind of welcome" for President Barack Obama's visit to Chattanooga today, the Tennessee Republican Party is airing a television ad declaring that Tennessee is a success "not because of your liberal policies, but in spite of them." More>>

Obama supporters and protesters prepare for presidential visit

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Many of those Channel 3 spoke with said party affiliation aside, a presidential visit is an exciting time for Chattanooga. More>>

Obama, Clinton meet for lunch, sparking 2016 buzz

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When is a lunch more than just a midday meal? When the two diners are President Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton, and inquiring minds want to know who, if anyone, the president will endorse in 2016. More>>

State political parties debate local job growth

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Democrats and Republicans are sounding off ahead of President Obama's visit to the scenic city. More>>

Political expert: Ranting versus discussion on President Obama's visit

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As the Scenic City prepares to welcome the President of the United States, there have been extreme reactions to his visit. Many viewers have let us, here at Channel 3, know how they feel about it. More>>

TN Republican Party to air "Welcome" ad aimed at Obama

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The Tennessee Republican Party is rolling out a different kind of welcome mat for the president. More>>

Last-minute prep at Amazon: Crews spruce up grounds

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The buzz continues to grow in the Scenic City ahead of Tuesday's visit from President Obama. More>>

Follow Channel 3's presidential coverage through social media

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WRCB will be covering every aspect of President Obama's visit to Chattanooga both on air and online.
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Amazon adding 5,000 new jobs across the US, including Chattanooga and Murfreesboro

According to Amazon, the new positions pay 30% more than traditional retail jobs and include comprehensive benefits. More>>

Frequently asked questions

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Frequently asked questions regarding presidential visit. More>>

Tuesday weather forecast

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Tuesday is looking to be a beautiful day for the president's visit to the Scenic City. More>>

Signs of declining economic security

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Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream. More>>

Obama not the first president to visit Chattanooga

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On the heels of the announcement that President Obama is set to visit the Scenic City next week, Channel 3 discovered that Chattanooga is a popular destination for former presidents. More>>

Chattanooga Tea Party to protest presidential visit

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A Chattanooga Tea Party will stage a protest Tuesday when President Obama visits the Amazon fulfillment center. More>>

Motorcade Route and road closures

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A number of roads will be temporarily closed for the presidential motorcade Tuesday; however which roads will be closed and for how long will not be released until Tuesday. More>>

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Rolling out the unwelcome mat: Plenty of vitriol will greet Obama in Chattanooga

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The visit may be historic. He may be the leader of the free world and the first black president. Chattanooga may be a blue dot in one of the most Republican states in the country. More>>

Secret Service preparing for President's visit

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Expect delays, but none too bad. That's what a secret service agent said Sunday while talking about their security preparations for the upcoming presidential visit. More>>

Local business owners hope Obama visit highlights their importance to city success

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The speech is said to focus on manufacturing and high wage jobs, but many local entrepreneurs hope his visit will highlight the importance of small businesses to the city. More>>

Presidential visit could impact local cab drivers financially

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The countdown is on for President Obama's arrival, some people are looking forward to it and some say it is going to impact them financially. More>>

Donut shop hopes to get President Obama's attention

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One local baker is thrilled about President Obama's visit, so much that she's named a donut after him. More>>

UPDATE: Airport preparations underway for presidential visit

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Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies will have heightened security all over town during the president's visit. And it starts where he arrives, at the Chattanooga airport. More>>

Residents hope President Obama’s visit help workers financially

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President Obama kicks off his "Better Bargain for the Middle Class" tour at the Amazon fulfillment center off Bonny Oaks Drive Tuesday. More>>

President Obama coming to the Scenic City to talk jobs

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Chattanooga is getting ready for a presidential visit. President Obama is coming to the Scenic City to talk "jobs." More>>

Chamber to President: "Chattanooga has a story to tell"

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Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes the president and the national spotlight to shine on Scenic City job growth. More>>

President Barack Obama to visit Chattanooga, tour Amazon

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Multiple sources confirm to Channel 3 President Barack Obama will visit Chattanooga next week. More>>

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