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 2020-09-11 12:38 

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Chattanooga Supper Club hosting fundraiser for Brainerd High School...
 2020-09-11 11:43 

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Ooltewah woman creates 'Candy Luge' for socially distant trick-or-treating...

An Ooltewah woman is getting creative to save trick-or-treating. "I wanted candy luge to be an easy, affordable DIY option to make trick-or-treating pandemic savvy. Nikki Swager tells us her family loves Halloween, so she started thinking of ways to k...

 2020-09-11 11:30 

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Scenic City Adventures: Exploring the Tennessee River Gorge...

This week Abby Kirk takes us along as she explores the Tennessee River Gorge. Click 'play' above to watch....

 2020-09-11 11:23 

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Georgia: $300-a-week jobless boost to be paid next week...

Many people collecting unemployment benefits in Georgia will get up to $1,800 in extra federal assistance over the next two weeks, Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced Thursday. The amount represents up to six weeks of $300-a-week emergency federal pa...

 2020-09-11 06:55 

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TBI needs help finding endangered Mt Juliet teen...

The TBI issued a statewide Endangered Child Alert for Kaylee Collins Thursday. According to the TBI, the 15-year-old was last seen at her home September 10th around 12:30 p. m. CDT. Kaylee is 5'4" with green eyes and brown hair that's been dye...

 2020-09-11 03:46 

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UTC says COVID compliance going well, but cases may be coming from after-school gatherings...

Mocs taking care of Mocs. That's what UTC Assistant Vice Chancellor of Emergency Services Robie Robinson says he is seeing on campus. Robinson says he's also seen very good compliance with COVID-19 rules, and to keep encouraging everyone to make m...

 2020-09-11 03:30 

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19 years after the 9-11 terror attacks veterans run 22 hours straight to honor the victims...

In a Special Price of Freedom, 19 years after a day this generation will never forget. The terror attack on 9-11. On Thursday, September 10, a group of veterans and others ran through the night in Chattanooga. They are in Chattanooga on the anniversary of...

 2020-09-11 03:18 

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Signal Mountain Middle School parents concerned over removal of books from reading list...

Some parents of Signal Mountain Middle School students are voicing concerns after a teacher allegedly removed books from her class reading list. The books - Monster and All American Boys- are written about African American teens dealing with the justice s...

 2020-09-11 01:26 

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Rare, mysterious illness found in some children affected by COVID-19...

With COVID-19 cases increasing among young children and adolescents in Tennessee, pediatric infectious disease experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt have started to see cases of a mysterious illness believed to be connected to...

 2020-09-10 23:28 

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Several storylines in historic matchup of Calhoun and McCallie at Finley Stadium...

A hole in McCallie's schedule and a gap in Calhoun's led to this incredible matchup for Friday night, believed to be the first meeting ever between these two schools. McCallie, last year's defending state champion, squaring off against the per...

 2020-09-10 23:07 

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Governor Lee approves $7.6 million to expand Behavior Health Safety Net to children...

Tennessee's Behavioral Health Safety Net program is now being expanded to uninsured children. The program offers an array of essential mental health services for uninsured Tennessee children age three to 17. Services are available for family incomes a...

 2020-09-10 22:42 

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Chattanooga man sentenced after shooting at SWAT team searching home for drugs...

A Chattanooga man who authorities say used his home for a large-scale drug dealing operation has been sentenced to serve decades behind bars, this after shooting at SWAT officers searching his home. The Department of Justice announced that 62-year-old Sam...

 2020-09-10 20:56 

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Gordon Co. homeowner says pistol saved his life during terrifying encounter with fugitive...

A Northwest Georgia man who says a wanted fugitive shot him in his own yard spent the night at Erlanger hospital. We spoke to him Thursday and he told us that without his gun, he might not be here. Surprisingly, he's able to laugh about this terrifyin...

 2020-09-10 17:06 

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Murder of Tennessee girl, teen added to federal operation targeting violent crime...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. --The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is offering up to a $25,000 reward for the capture of the person(s) responsible for killing a 6-year-old girl and 16-year-old boy killed in Tennessee. The FBI is asking for help in solving the mur...

 2020-09-10 16:43 

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Future of Freedom, Ga.: Sights set on 'being the 8th city in Wilkinson County'...

WILKINSON COUNTY, Ga. -- 19 Black families joined together in July to buy up 97 acres of land near Toomsboro to create a safe haven for Black Americans. The leadership of the newly formed community doesn't want to stop there. RELATED STORY: 'Freed...

 2020-09-10 16:27 

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Gov. Lee's law enforcement group recommends updated use of force policy, more training...

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee'sLaw Enforcement Reform Partnership has released recommendations that includes an updated use of force policy and more training in the wake of civil unrest across the country. Previously, the governor said use of force policies...

 2020-09-10 15:11 

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Kim White announces bid in 2021 Chattanooga mayoral race...

The president and CEO of the Chattanooga-based River City Company, Kim White, announced Thursday that she is running to be Chattanooga's next mayor, and the city's first-ever female mayor. White made the announcement from her alma mater, Hixson Hi...

 2020-09-10 14:02 

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Tennessee lawmakers makes push to help musicians, small businesses, small restaurants...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --Tennessee U. S. Representative Jim Cooper and others in the music and restaurant industry are calling on Congress to pass three bills to help industries impacted by COVID-19. Rep....

 2020-09-10 13:42 

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Son describes father's exchange of gunfire with wanted fugitive Dalton Potter...

https://newschannel9. com/news/local/police-activity-shuts-down-portion-of-i-75-in-whitfield-co-monday-morning. After nearly 72 hours on the run, Dalton Potter is in custody as of Thursday morning. The GBI says early Monday during a traffic stop, Potter f...

 2020-09-10 13:18 

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Tennessee reports at least 756 coronavirus cases at schools...

Tennessee reported on Wednesday that 756 students and staff have tested positive for the coronavirus at schools across the state, with more than half the districts reporting. Data on cases across all districts was supposed to be released Tuesday but was d...

 2020-09-10 13:03 

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Great Smoky Mountains wildfire lawsuits could move to trial with latest ruling...

U. S. park officials have failed to show enough was done to keep the public updated as a deadly wildfire spread from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 2016, a judge ruled. The decision Tuesday by U. S. District Judge Ronnie Greer in Knoxville keeps l...

 2020-09-10 12:54 

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Interview: Enterprise Center helping small businesses during the pandemic...
 2020-09-10 12:46 

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Tennessee mayor calls for Gov. Lee to fire Education Commissioner Schwinn...

Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles is calling on Gov. Bill Lee to fire state school commissioner Dr. Penny Schwinn. Mayor Ogles made his announcement on Facebook - saying Commissioner Schwinn doesn't represent our values. So far, the state is not respondin...

 2020-09-10 12:33 

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'Be on the Lookout' alert issued after Knox County deputy spots tiger...

A "Be on the Lookout" alert has been issued after a Knox County deputy reported seeing a tiger Wednesday night. Multiple agencies responded to the Forks of the River Industrial Park. No other sightings have been reported. Zoo Knoxville confirmed a...

 2020-09-10 11:45 

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TBI Most Wanted: New photos released of Murfreesboro attorney wanted on rape charges...

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released new photos of a Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive andMurfreesboro attorney wanted on rape charges. David Whelan, 49, is wanted for aggravated rape and statutory rape involving a teenage babysitter. Rutherford C...

 2020-09-10 11:07 

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Fire in Sale Creek destroys mobile home, travel trailer Wednesday night...

Fire investigators say a faulty generator sparked a fire that destroyed a mobile home and travel trailer in Sale Creek Wednesday night. Hamilton County Emergency Management Agency spokeswoman Amy Maxwell says the fire broke out just after 6:30 p. m. at a ...

 2020-09-10 10:31 

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COVID-19 infections leap again at University of Georgia...

Coronavirus infections continue to spread at the University of Georgia, with the school reporting more than 1,400 new cases of COVID-19 in the past week. The numbers, reported Wednesday, push the 39,000-student university close to 2,600 total infections i...

 2020-09-10 08:56 

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Man dies after reported fall from boat on Nashville lake...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A mid-state man has died after an apparent fall from a boat while sailing in Nashville. Jerry Mealer, 73, of Clarksville, was found unresponsive after reportedly falling from a sailboat in Percy Priest Lake Wednesday afternoon, accordi...

 2020-09-10 08:55 

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Casting ballots by mail in Tennessee blocked for first-time voters...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A federal judge has blocked a Tennessee law for the November election that bars first-time voters from casting ballots by mail unless they show identification at an election office beforehand. U. S. District Judge Eli Richardson or...

 2020-09-10 02:31 

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Chattanooga PD, TWRA, others work to recover body from Nickajack Lake Wednesday...

Several different agencies are working together to recover a body from Nickajack Lake in Hamilton County Wednesday night. Chattanooga Police tell us the body was discovered near Moccasin Bend. (Image: TWRA) The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) s...

 2020-09-09 23:23 

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Cleveland Tenn. home owner denied storm damage insurance, TDCI explains policies...

Tennessee state officials say they've seen many more insurance claims so far this year, compared to 2019. They tell NewsChannel 9 that the powerful tornadoes that hit in the spring have a lot to do with it. But some residents in our area say claims fo...

 2020-09-09 20:53 

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Tennessee calls for poll workers 16 and up for election amid shortage...

A pandemic can't stop an election from happening, but it can cause hiccups along the way. The CDC considers seniors to be at higher risk for severe illness from the pandemic, with eight out of 10 COVID-19 related deaths involving adults 65 and older. ...

 2020-09-09 17:31 

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Chattanooga taxi driver charged with assaulting woman in her Walker County home...

Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson says a Chattanooga taxi driver faces charges that he assaulted a woman in her home, and says the suspect may have committed similar crimes in the past. Sheriff Wilson says early Friday morning, deputies responded to the ...

 2020-09-09 15:09 

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Ooltewah High School classes cancelled all week, but outdoor team practices to continue...

COVID-19 concerns have forced the cancellation of classes at Ooltewah High School this week, but Hamilton County Department of Education (HCDE) spokesman Tim Hensley says practices for the sports teams will continue. Hensley says school officials finalize...

 2020-09-09 14:46 

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WWTA sewer customers in Hamilton County to pay 12 percent more, starting in October...

The Waste Water Treatment Authority (WWTA) in Hamilton County has announced that customers will be paying more for their sewer bills, as of October 1st. The WWTA explains that this hike is so that it can be in compliance with the Federal Water Pollution C...

 2020-09-09 14:37 

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Georgia D.E.C.A.L. debuts website to track childhood development milestones...

ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) has launched a new "Developmental Milestones" website. The site provides information and resources that will aid families to easily track their child's developmental mileston...

 2020-09-09 12:27 

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Comedy 423 to entertain with Secret Comedy Show...
 2020-09-09 12:21 

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Preview: Virtual Art Fair celebrates local artists...
 2020-09-09 11:10 

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UT-Knoxville leader: COVID case count rising 'way too fast'...

The chancellor of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville said Tuesday that COVID-19 cases are increasing "way too fast" and that specific actions to address the jump will be announced in the coming days. In an online message, Chancellor Donde Pl...

 2020-09-09 10:48 

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Chattanooga Food Bank, Athens church among recipients of statewide non-profit grants...

The winners are announced and two local non-profits are included for COVID-19 relief funding through the Tennessee Community CARES Program. The Chattanooga Area Food Bank and St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Athens were just two of the hundreds of winne...

 2020-09-09 04:52 

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Georgia investigating 'potential double voting' in primary...

Georgia's top elections official said Tuesday that his office has identified about 1,000 cases of "potential double voting" in the June primary election — a felony he's determined to see prosecuted. These voters submitted absentee ba...

 2020-09-09 03:52 

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Chattanooga leaders fix clerical error that showed raise for some city employees...

Chattanooga City leaders say a clerical error that showed a raise for some city employees has been fixed. During a budget vote, a previous pay plan was left in by mistake and approved. City of Chattanooga Cheif Operating Officer Maura Sullivan says they f...

 2020-09-09 01:03 

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Tennessee delays launch of school district COVID dashboard, citing technical difficulties...

The Tennessee Department of Education says the launch of their anticipated online dashboard to track COVID-19 cases in schools across the state has been delayed. TDOE officials say this is because of technical difficulties with processing data across a nu...

 2020-09-09 00:33 

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Working parents able to sign kids up for virtual learning at Chattanooga YFD centers...

Chattanooga Youth and Family Development centers are partnering with Hamilton County Schools to help working parents have a place for their children to continue their virtual learning in a safe and socially-distanced environment. The following sites will ...

 2020-09-08 23:37 

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As some teachers ask to go virtual, Hamilton Co. Schools' criteria seems to have changed...

As more COVID-19 cases show up in Hamilton County Schools, some teachers are asking to shift their schedules so they can protect themselves from the virus. That includes requesting to teach remotely. But, as NewsChannel 9 discovered, the district's cr...

 2020-09-08 22:27 

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Nashville man killed in possible road rage shooting...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --Metro Nashville Police have responded to a shooting possibly connected to a road rage incident. WATCH LIVE: HERE. Nashville man killed in possible road rage shooting. PHOTO: FOX 17 News. Police say one man has been shot and was killed o...

 2020-09-08 22:10 

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No more snow days? School officials discuss possibility, say online learning on the rise...

Snow days are something students look foward to every year - but could the pandemic make them a thing of the past? It's no secret that even before the virus, college students could do a lot more from their devices than ever before. And now, they'r...

 2020-09-08 20:53 

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Tennessee boating fatalities increase 200 percent so far from 2019...

With two more deaths reported over the Labor Day Holiday weekend, the number of boating-related deaths in Tennessee have increased by 200 percent over 2019. There have been 24 people killed in boating accidents so far this year. There were only eight deat...

 2020-09-08 20:41 

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District: Catoosa County school bus hit by car Tuesday afternoon...

School district officials say no one was hurt when a Catoosa County school bus was hit a car Tuesday afternoon. According to district spokesperson Marissa Brower, one student was on the bus at the time of the crash. However, no one was hurt. Brower says t...

 2020-09-08 19:07 

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Tennessee schools take advantage of USDA's decision to pave the way for free meals for all...

In Hamilton County, every student will now be able to eat for free regardless of their financial situation. The USDA announced an extension to an existing program which now allows students that were previously paying for meals at reduced or full price, to...

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