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 2021-02-28 21:00 

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Biden team readies wider economic package after virus relief...

Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, President Joe Biden and lawmakers are laying the groundwork for another top legislative priority — a long-sought boost to the nation's roads, bridges and other infrastructure that could run int...

 2021-02-28 20:00 

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Fraud overwhelms pandemic-related unemployment programs...

With the floodgates set to open on another round of unemployment aid, states are being hammered with a new wave of fraud as they scramble to update security systems and block scammers who already have siphoned billions of dollars from pandemic-related job...

 2021-02-28 19:00 

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Supreme Court could put new limits on voting rights lawsuits...

Eight years after carving the heart out of a landmark voting rights law, the Supreme Court is looking at putting new limits on efforts to combat racial discrimination in voting....

 2021-02-28 18:59 

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Voting in Georgia will be different in 2022. Here's what's on the table...

Voting in Georgia two years from now will look different for several reasons. For one, the state and the rest of the country hopefully will be on the other side of a global pandemic and not in the middle of one....

 2021-02-28 18:56 

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Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine could be in Tennessee this week. Here's what you need to know....

A third COVID-19 vaccine option and the first to come in a single dose in the United States could be on the ground in Tennessee as early as Monday, according to the state's top health official....

 2021-02-28 18:33 

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Tennessee Valley Robotics bringing robotics skills into Hamilton County Schools...

School swimming pools are typically used for swimming and dive practice. At Howard Connect Academy, students use an indoor pool, located in its own classroom, to navigate their own underwater remotely operated vehicle....

 2021-02-28 18:22 

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Chattanooga area's fall entertainment calendar could be full...

If things continue on their current course, this fall could feature a busy calendar of entertainment-related events in the Chattanooga area....

 2021-02-28 18:00 

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Cuomo asks state AG, top judge, to launch harassment probe...

Cuomo asks state attorney general, top judge to appoint independent lawyer to investigate sexual harassment allegations....

 2021-02-28 17:00 

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Pam's Points: Our era of insults, defenses and excuses...

Heaven help the Republican senators who in the future tweet their minds....

 2021-02-28 17:00 

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Cooper's Eye on the Left: Broadcast, left-leaning networks silent on Cuomo's harassment charges...

When it came to praise for actions the governor of the nation's fourth most populous state took in the early days of the COVID-19 crisis, some actions of which now have him in deep trouble, the broadcast and cable networks couldn't get enough of N...

 2021-02-28 17:00 

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Thomas: What to cut? Plenty....

President Biden has challenged those who oppose the Democrats' $1.9 trillion bill disingenuously dubbed...

 2021-02-28 17:00 

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Tennessee trooper charged with choking, punching man...

A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper has been charged with choking and punching a man during an arrest last year, authorities said....

 2021-02-28 17:00 

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Litman: Garland's vow can eradicate Trump's corruption of the Justice Department...

After four years of the Trump administration running roughshod over apolitical law enforcement at the Department of Justice, there is an understandable desire to strengthen constraints on the presidency through legislation or regulation....

 2021-02-28 17:00 

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Dear Abby: Mom's spiritual plans collide with daughter's wedding date...

DEAR ABBY: My mother has become very...

 2021-02-28 15:00 

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2 skiers defy death in descent of Yosemite's Half Dome...

Two skiers navigated a thin layer of snow with no margin for error down the precipitous shoulder of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park and alternately skied and rappelled back to the valley floor in an unusually daring feat....

 2021-02-28 13:00 

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Louisiana trooper kicked, dragged man who died in custody...

A Louisiana State Police trooper has been suspended without pay for kicking and dragging a handcuffed Black man whose in-custody death remains unexplained and the subject of a federal civil rights investigation....

 2021-02-28 11:00 

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Growing tension in Minneapolis as trial looms in Floyd death...

Barbed wire and concrete barriers surround the courthouse where the former Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd will soon go on trial, a sign of the deep uneasiness hanging over a city literally set ablaze almost a year ago in the ...

 2021-02-28 09:00 

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Pandemic leaves tribes without US recognition at higher risk...

Rachel Lynne Cushman is used to getting calls from Chinook Nation members worried about losing housing or having their power shut off. Since COVID-19 hit, they come in daily....

 2021-02-28 07:00 

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Archeologists find intact ceremonial chariot near Pompeii...

Officials at the Pompeii archaeological site in Italy announced Saturday the discovery of an intact ceremonial chariot, one of several important discoveries made in the same area outside the park near Naples following an investigation into an illegal dig....

 2021-02-28 05:00 

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Republicans test history in vote against pandemic relief...

With the nation's financial system on the brink of collapse, all but three Republicans voted against the massive stimulus package designed to protect millions of Americans from financial ruin....

 2021-02-28 03:00 

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Georgia attorney general warns against tech support scams...

As people continue to work and attend school from home because of the coronavirus pandemic, they should be vigilant for scammers posing as tech support, Georgia's attorney general says....

 2021-02-28 01:00 

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Warren Buffett again encourages investors to bet on America...

Billionaire Warren Buffett encouraged investors to maintain their faith in America's economy and the businesses his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns in a reassuring letter to his shareholders Saturday....

 2021-02-28 00:30 

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Wiedmer: Amid pandemic, UTC puts student-athletes before the bottom line...

There was no blueprint for any of this....

 2021-02-28 00:00 

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Liberal Alabama-based group providing $10 million in grants in 5 states for voter outreach...

A liberal nonprofit organization based in Alabama says it will provide more than $10 million in grants over the next two years to increase voter outreach across the Deep South headed into the midterm election....

 2021-02-28 00:00 

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Mocs take early hit, then punch back to beat No. 11 Wofford...

When is a victory by an unranked team over the No. 11 Football Championship Subdivision program in the nation not considered a major upset?...

 2021-02-27 23:00 

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No charges in 2017 death of Black jail inmate, Missouri attorney general says...

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced Friday that no charges will be filed in the 2017 death of Tory Sanders, a Black inmate at a rural jail who died under similar circumstances to George Floyd — after a white law enforcement officer'...

 2021-02-27 22:15 

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Bruce Pearl after sixth straight win over Vols: 'Somehow, we were the more excited team'...

With Saturday's loss at Auburn, the Tennessee men's basketball team is just 5-6 in its past 11 SEC contests with the regular season almost complete....

 2021-02-27 22:00 

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Arrest warrant issued in slaying of Yale student; suspect believed to be in Atlanta area...

An arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect in the slaying of a Yale graduate student, authorities said Friday....

 2021-02-27 21:45 

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Three takeaways from UTC's football win over Wofford...

UTC returned to the football field for the first time since its lone game of the fall semester and opened Southern Conference play by beating 11th-ranked Wofford....

 2021-02-27 21:00 

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What's in an adjective? 'Democrat Party' label on the rise...

Two days before the assault on the U.S. Capitol, Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, a Republican, said supporters of then-President Donald Trump's claims of election fraud were basically in a...

 2021-02-27 20:00 

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Voting bills flood Georgia legislature as Republicans seek limits...

Republicans in Georgia's state legislature have introduced a flood of bills aimed at rolling back voting access after record turnout led to Democratic wins in the presidential contest and two U.S. Senate runoffs....

 2021-02-27 19:00 

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Lady Gaga's dogs recovered safely...

Lady Gaga's two French bulldogs, which were stolen by thieves who shot and wounded the dogwalker, were recovered unharmed Friday, Los Angeles police said....

 2021-02-27 17:12 

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Plunging demand for COVID-19 tests may leave US exposed...

Just five weeks ago, Los Angeles County was conducting more than 350,000 weekly coronavirus tests, including at a massive drive-thru site at Dodger Stadium, as health workers raced to contain the worst COVID-19 hotspot in the U.S....

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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Cooper: Mayor's race likely heading for only third runoff since WWII...

All indications are that Tuesday's Chattanooga mayoral election will wind up in an April runoff....

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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Sohn: Mayor's race not decided; go vote your heart...

The days are ticking down to Chattanooga's mayoral and council election day....

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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Two Chattanooga-area car wash businesses expanding in Ooltewah area...

Two local car wash businesses are expanding in the Ooltewah area with new automated wash facilities scheduled to open in the next month or two....

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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Keeody Gallery in Chattanooga is a space for all creatives...

If you were to graph the directions husband and wife Jody Harris and Keelah Jackson-Harris have taken to open their art gallery/event venue on M.L. King Boulevard, his line would be fairly straight and forward-moving, while hers would incorporate curves, ...

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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The Bend on Chattanooga's waterfront is prepping for new housing, manufacturing, offices...

Claiming the pandemic is piquing interest in Chattanooga, an owner of the massive former Alstom plant on downtown's Westside says it's positioned to gain new housing, manufacturing and offices....

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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Kennedy: Why kids today can't read a map or play freeze tag...

Sometimes I have to take inventory of what our two teenage sons can - and cannot - do....

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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Perspectives: Does the judicial system need reform?...

Two views are expressed on the subject of reforming the judicial system....

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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Mines: Once Black-only, Booker T. Washington State Park now serves everyone...

Most Hamilton County residents have driven Highway 58 and seen the signs for Booker T. Washington State Park....

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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Chattanooga-area ham radio operators seek community during pandemic...

After two recent deaths, Chattanooga-area ham radio operators decided to close ranks....

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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First Things First: Why generosity matters in your marriage...

You know that couple....

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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Book review: Larry D. Thacker's fictional 'Labor County' brims with the weird and wondrous...

Forget, for a moment, what Faulkner said about...

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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Jeffrey Maddux elected president of Chattanooga Bar Association and more Chattanooga-area career moves...

Chattanooga attorney Jeffrey Maddux has been elected president of the Chattanooga Bar Association....

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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Pastor Bo: The most unscientific and unbiblical words I have ever heard are 'pretend life'...

As a rule, I tend to avoid using columns or sermons to deal with political matters unless those matters are pressing, egregious and have crossed very clear lines of truth....

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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IRS still hasn't processed millions of 2019 tax returns...

Christanine Brodis gathered her tax paperwork in February including a 1099-G for state unemployment compensation and a W2-G for some gambling winnings at MGM Grand Detroit, the only bright spot in a money-losing 2020. But she's looking at taxable inco...

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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BreakPoint: Frederick Douglass and the image of God...

Feb. 14 marked the 203rd birthday of a monumentally important figure in American history, a man who truly understood what it means that every human being is made in the image of God....

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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Appel: Are we, as people, better or worse for COVID-19?...

When I deliver lectures on pandemic ethics over Zoom - part of my job as a bioethicist - one of the questions I am asked with increasing frequency is whether I believe there will be any silver linings to COVID-19....

 2021-02-27 17:00 

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Do your politics control your life? and more letters to the editors...

Be kind to your friends and family. If you are allowing politics to control how you treat people, then you are contributing to horrible division. Why judge others based on their beliefs?...

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