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 2020-01-24 08:00 

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Over 100 state lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct in 3 years...

State lawmakers across the U.S. have reached a troubling milestone for allegations of sexual misconduct, even as they have taken significant steps to try to prevent and investigate such behavior....

 2020-01-24 07:00 

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Jack Van Impe, end of times televangelist, dies at 88...

Jack Van Impe, a televangelist who reached a wide audience interpreting current events through apocalyptic passages of the Bible and prophesying the end of the world, died on Saturday at a hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan....

 2020-01-24 06:00 

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Michelle Carter, of texting suicide case, freed from jail...

Michelle Carter, the woman convicted of manslaughter for urging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in text messages that included,...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

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This Catholic priest celebrates Mass in a casino. He calls prayer a 'sure bet'...

Charlie Urnick stands in a backstage hallway at Don's Celebrity Theater, tucked inside the thrumming Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino....

 2020-01-24 05:00 

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Sports on Air: What's on TV and radio...

Local listings for sports on television and radio for Friday, Jan. 24, 2020....

 2020-01-24 05:00 

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Bradley Central senior standout Tyrone McDonald and second-ranked Bears excited for wrestling postseason push ahead...

As a member of Tennessee's most decorated high school wrestling program, Tyrone McDonald is one of five Bradley Central seniors who hope to end their Bears careers on top at next month's state competitions in Franklin....

 2020-01-24 05:00 

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Today in History: Friday, Jan. 24...

In 1989, confessed serial killer Theodore Bundy was executed in Florida's electric chair....

 2020-01-24 05:00 

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Power Poll: 90% of local leaders say more investment needed for Hamilton County's school facilities...

Ahead of the next round of community meetings to discuss a consultant's recommendations for Hamilton County's school facilities, most local leaders agree that the county needs to make significant investments in building new or renovating existing ...

 2020-01-24 04:00 

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Ex-pharmaceutical exec gets 5 1/2 years for pushing opioid...

The founder of an Arizona pharmaceutical company was ordered to spend 5 1/2 years in prison Thursday for orchestrating a bribery and kickback scheme prosecutors said helped fuel the opioid crisis....

 2020-01-24 03:49 

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UTC women in too much of a giving mood in 14-point loss at Samford...

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's basketball team was bitten by the turnover bug in a 60-46 Southern Conference loss Thursday night at Samford....

 2020-01-24 03:48 

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Portion of Highway 27 southbound near Soddy-Daisy closed after semi truck fire...

A portion of Highway 27 southbound is closed near Soddy-Daisy after a semi-trailer truck caught fire Thursday night....

 2020-01-24 03:00 

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'Bogus' Ukraine theory led to Trump's abuse, Democrats argue in impeachment trial...

Democratic House prosecutors argued in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial Thursday that he was swept up by a...

 2020-01-24 02:30 

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Olivier Nkamhoua's offense is a work in progress, but the Tennessee freshman forward already has one elite skill...

The basketball learning curve from high school to college was perhaps just a little steeper for Olivier Nkamhoua than for the five other freshmen on Tennessee's roster....

 2020-01-24 02:30 

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Canada's TSB says Iran has invited it to examine black boxes...

Canada's Transportation Safety Board said Thursday it has been invited by Iran to participate in the download and analysis of the flight recorders from the downing of a Ukraine International Airlines jet...

 2020-01-24 02:00 

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UConn dominates Tennessee's Lady Vols in first meeting in 13 years...

Crystal Dangerfield scored 14 points and No. 3 UConn used a dominant third quarter to beat 23rd-ranked Tennessee on Thursday night — the first matchup in 13 years between the teams whose rivalry dominated the sport for over a decade....

 2020-01-24 02:00 

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Police pursuits cost lives and taxpayers money: Law enforcement agencies weigh policies...

High-speed pursuits have long been a Catch-22 in law enforcement....

 2020-01-24 02:00 

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A look at the plan to convert an abandoned jail to a pillar of the black community...

Half a century ago, the five-acre lot in Chattanooga's Bushtown neighborhood was a thriving black Catholic school. Two decades ago, the property was a work release center, a symbol of the mass incarceration that had torn apart the surrounding communit...

 2020-01-24 01:39 

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Senior class has led Polk County boys' basketball program's meteoric rise...

Before the current group of seniors arrived, the Polk County High School boys' basketball program had averaged just 8.7 wins in 15 years, with only one winning season — 18-13 in 2005-06....

 2020-01-24 01:30 

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Grounded Boeing jet holds back profits, growth at airlines...

The three big U.S. airlines that own Boeing 737 Max jets don't expect the grounded plane back in their fleets until after the the peak summer travel season, and that promises to lead to thousands more canceled flights and higher costs well into anothe...

 2020-01-24 01:28 

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Greeson: Crying over lost onions as Krystal declares Chapter 11...

We start with a tear in our eye and — a little anticipation that our cholesterol numbers will drop....

 2020-01-24 01:25 

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McManus: If you have the law, pound the law. If you don't, pound the table....

Trial lawyers have an adage: If the facts are on your side, pound the facts. If the law is on your side, pound the law....

 2020-01-24 01:19 

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New Dollar General planned for downtown Chattanooga to carry fresh fruit and vegetables, sandwiches and salads...

Dollar General on Thursday said that a new store planned for downtown Chattanooga will feature a relatively new format that will include offering sandwiches, salads, and fresh fruit and vegetables....

 2020-01-24 01:07 

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Collins: Trump versus George Washington...

Wow, Adam Schiff did a great job in Marathon Impeachment....

 2020-01-24 01:00 

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Shaw Create Centre in Cartersville, Georgia, wins prestigious Fast Company Innovation by Design award...

The Shaw Create Centre in Cartersville, Georgia, has been recognized with top honors in the Workplace category of the annual Innovation by Design awards from Fast Company magazine....

 2020-01-24 01:00 

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Russian lawmakers OK Putin's constitutional proposals...

Russian lawmakers on Thursday quickly gave preliminary approval to a slew of constitutional changes widely seen as an attempt by President Vladimir Putin to remain in charge after his current term ends in 2024....

 2020-01-24 00:57 

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Sohn: What a picture Marsha Blackburn and other GOP Trump jurors make with their books, puzzles, interviews...

A caller to our office Thursday morning was incensed that one of Tennessee's senators, Marsha Blackburn, left the chamber where she is a juror in the Trump impeachment trial to give a Fox News interview on Tuesday....

 2020-01-24 00:47 

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Entitlements story underplayed in TFP and more letters to the editors...

Hey, Times Free Press, about Trump's recent statement about whether attacking entitlements was on his agenda, he said,...

 2020-01-24 00:36 

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Hart: Weep not for the Duke, Duchess and Megxit...

My Royals-watching has been limited to the Kansas City baseball team....

 2020-01-24 00:31 

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Cooper: With a 'Shifty Schiff' front and center, Democrats are overplaying their impeachment hand...

Two years into his term as president of the United States, Donald Trump was a goner....

 2020-01-24 00:30 

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Four racehorse deaths at New Orleans track spark concern...

Four thoroughbred racehorses were euthanized after competing at a New Orleans track in a 10 -day span, prompting criticism from an animal advocacy group based in Washington D.C....

 2020-01-24 00:26 

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Kentucky coach John Calipari believes SEC in 'good shape' in the NCAA tourney picture entering Big 12/SEC Challenge...

A top-heavy basketball league will face a balanced basketball league Saturday in the seventh annual Big 12/SEC Challenge....

 2020-01-24 00:00 

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16-year-old arrested in slaying of Alabama mother, twin sons...

A 16-year-old Alabama teenager has been arrested for the stabbing deaths of his mother and twin brothers, authorities said Wednesday....

 2020-01-23 23:50 

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Senate impeachment trial: Some doze, do crossword puzzles, while Blackburn takes five for Fox News appearance...

During the U.S. Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, senators have at times ignored decorum guidelines by talking among themselves, snacking, wandering and possibly dozing during marathon sessions....

 2020-01-23 23:46 

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Chattanooga-based trucking giant Covenant returns to profitability, beats fourth quarter forecasts...

Covenant Transportation Group Inc. returned to profitability in the fourth quarter despite a 14% drop in freight revenues....

 2020-01-23 23:30 

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Tennessee National Guard soldiers returning from Poland...

More than 100 Tennessee National Guard soldiers are returning home....

 2020-01-23 23:00 

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'Who is she?' - US Treasury chief takes swipe at Thunberg...

As an executive producer of the last Mad Max movie, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin might have been interested in the apocalyptic climate warnings of Greta Thunberg....

 2020-01-23 22:38 

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McDonald's All American basketball roster includes three Chattanooga girls...

The Chattanooga high school basketball scene has reason to celebrate — several of them, in fact....

 2020-01-23 22:30 

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Lawmakers question financing teacher raises by spending cuts...

Lawmakers who write Georgia's budget are questioning Gov. Brian Kemp's decision to pay for a teacher pay raise with budget cuts....

 2020-01-23 22:00 

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Business Bulletin: Torch awards recognize top ethical businesses...

Q: Recently a heating and air company provided me service excellence by responding to an emergency problem. I know that BBB has a recognition program which honors businesses that complete for the awards. What is this award recognition about?...

 2020-01-23 21:58 

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Delta launches new airline pet travel option, feds float restrictions...

Delta Air Lines is introducing an upscale alternative for four-legged travelers: a pet carrier with GPS tracking, built-in water bowl and triple-locking door....

 2020-01-23 21:44 

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Family continues to mourn loss of Collegedale man killed after 2019 police chase...

Ever since her brother died last summer, Tamia Jackson hasn't been able to make sense of what happened....

 2020-01-23 21:32 

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Amber Alert: Police searching for missing Chattanooga 12-year-old...

An Amber Alert was sent out at 4:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon for 12-year-old Lucy Lucas who is missing from Chattanooga, according to police....

 2020-01-23 21:19 

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Police: 6 arrested in fatal shooting during home invasion...

Police in Georgia announced six people have been arrested in the shooting death of a man during a home invasion....

 2020-01-23 21:03 

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State Rep. Kevin Cooke enters race for Georgia's 14th Congressional District...

State Rep. Kevin Cooke, R-Carrollton, has announced he will run for Georgia's heavily contested 14th congressional district seat....

 2020-01-23 20:44 

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Poll: Many Georgia voters concerned about 2020 election security...

ATLANTA — Just over half of Georgia voters believe the nation is prepared to keep this year's presidential election safe and secure, according to a poll by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution conducted two months before the state's primary....

 2020-01-23 20:37 

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World Health Organization says China virus 'too early' for emergency declaration...

A viral illness in China that has sickened hundreds of people and prompted Chinese authorities to effectively shut down at least three cities is not yet a global health emergency, the World Health Organization said Thursday....

 2020-01-23 20:10 

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PBS 'NewsHour' host and debate moderator Jim Lehrer dies at 85...

Jim Lehrer, co-host and later host of the nightly PBS...

 2020-01-23 20:07 

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Georgia jobless rate drops while unemployment in Tennessee near historic low...

Unemployment dropped in Georgia to a record low of 3.2% last month while Tennessee ended the year with a jobless rate of 3.3%, or just a tenth of a percentage point higher than the all-time low reached in February....

 2020-01-23 19:27 

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Home searched after cybercrime targets Florida school board...

Cybercrime investigators searched a South Carolina home in a nationwide effort to track down suspects they say stole more than $206,000 from a Florida school board....

 2020-01-23 18:40 

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Kemp in Germany for economic development mission...

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is visiting Germany on an economic development mission, his second official trip abroad since taking office last year....

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