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 2020-02-06 14:22 

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Hixson High students use hydroponics lab to grow lettuce for Hamilton County cafeterias...

Cutting costs, bringing students together and keeping students healthy - those are the goals of one local high school program. NewsChannel 9 not only learned how lettuce ends up on hundreds of lunch trays, but also how their class helps prepare students f...

 2020-02-06 13:54 

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Friday is National Wear Red Day...
 2020-02-06 13:53 

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Cornhole Tournament benefiting Children's Hospital at Erlanger...
 2020-02-06 13:40 

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Tennessee lawmakers seek to allow possession of one ounce marijuana...

Two Tennessee lawmakers are seeking to increase the amount of marijuana possessed to be considered a violation of simple possession. ALSO SEE: Tennessee bill would allow 1/2 ounce sale of marijuana taxed for schools, infrastructureUnder current Tennessee ...

 2020-02-06 13:35 

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Hamilton Co. School Board to consider renewing superintendent's contract...

The Hamilton County School Board will consider renewing the contract of Superintendent Dr. Bryan Johnson at its February 20th meeting. Dr. Johnson was hired in 2017. In 2019, after schools received a good report from the state, he received a bonus. He lat...

 2020-02-06 13:20 

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Flash flooding Thursday morning closes roads, prompts rescues...

Heavy overnight rains have forced schools to close, and flash flooding is forcing several roads to close. In one case, a driver had to be rescued from his vehicle after the waters got too high for him on Boy Scout Road. Crews rescued him from the top of h...

 2020-02-06 12:30 

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ACLU, others in Tennessee challenge bail bond rule...

Civil rights activists are challenging a Tennessee court rule that says people who have been jailed can't get their bail bond deposit back when their case is finished until court costs and other fees are removed first. The American Civil Liberties Uni...

 2020-02-06 12:18 

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Companies offer rebuke of Tennessee's anti-LGBT adoption law...

Almost three dozen big companies and more than 100 small businesses in Tennessee on Wednesday predicted economic backlash from a newly enacted state adoption law and other proposals that target LGBT people, with one company saying plans to add jobs in Nas...

 2020-02-06 11:54 

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Tennessee lawmaker renews call to make Bible official state book...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) -A Tennessee lawmaker is renewing the call to make the Bible the official state book of Tennessee. Rep. Jerry Sexton (R-Bean Station), is sponsoring HB 2778 which was submitted in the Tennessee General Assembly on Wednesday. The bi...

 2020-02-06 04:39 

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Continued heavy rainfall leads to flash flooding across the Tennessee Valley...

Strong storms and heavy rain continued to move through the Tennessee Valley into Wednesday night, flooding many parts of our area. SUBMIT YOUR WEATHER PICTURES & VIDEOS HERE. NewsChannel 9 Meteorologist David Glenn says there is the potential for an addit...

 2020-02-06 01:31 

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Four injured in flash fire at Dalton industrial plant Wednesday evening...

Dalton officials say four people were injured, and three of them sent to nearby hospitals after a sudden, intense fire at an industrial plant Wednesday evening. Crews responded to the plant at 310Brookhollow Industrial Boulevard around 5 p. m. When firefi...

 2020-02-06 00:23 

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Water seeps into home after heavy rainfall causes flooding on Harrison-Ooltewah Road...

A Harrison family is assessing water damages to their home tonight after heavy rainfall caused flooding on Harrison-Ooltewah Road in Harrison, TN. You can see all of it in this video, covering both sides of the road at one point. WTVC. Flood water made it...

 2020-02-06 00:17 

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TBI: Human skull found in wooded area near cemetery along Sequatchie/Van Buren County line...

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is asking for help after a human skull was discovered near the Sequatchie County/Van Buren County line over the weekend. TBI officials say their special agents -- along with investigators from the Dunlap PD, Seq...

 2020-02-05 23:52 

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Father and brother who lost family in Scottsboro dock fire speak out after tragedy...

Rain filled the gravel paths of Jackson County Park on Wednesday. A park--once a home to Joe Miles--that now leaves him feeling empty, just nine days after an enormous dock fire took his wife and five children away from him. "I heard them all screamin...

 2020-02-05 23:10 

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Weather Alert: Heavy rain and strong to severe storms possible tonight & early Thursday...

WEATHER ALERT FOR TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING. A Tornado Watch is in effect until Midnight ET for Franklin Co, TN as well as DeKalb and Jackson Co, AL. A Level 2 "Slight Risk" of severe storms possible tonight. Low pressure moving northeast along...

 2020-02-05 21:51 

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'Reinforced Purpose': CPD Sgt. shifts positions after 2015 terror attack at Naval Reserve...

You never know when a tragedy will strike your school, workplace or part of your city. For our community it happened on July 16th 2015, four Marines and a Navy Sailor died after a gunman attacked the Naval Reserve Center. The Chattanooga Police Department...

 2020-02-05 20:47 

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Dayton man charged with attempting to solicit sex from a minor...

State investigators say an online chat led to child sex charges for a Rhea County man. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) announced Wednesday that Victor Ryan Welch is accused of attempting to solicit sex from a minor in Maryland last summer. Acc...

 2020-02-05 20:00 

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Car hauler fire impacts I-24EB near Tennessee welcome center at Georgia state line...

A fire involving a semi truck hauling cars has closed part of Interstate 24 in the Lookout Valley area Wednesday afternoon. According to TDOT, the fire was reported at 1:48 p. m. on I-24 eastbound near the Tennessee welcome center at the Georgia state lin...

 2020-02-05 18:13 

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Watch: Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander explains impeachment vote Wednesday...

From the Senate floor, Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander explained his thinking behind his vote in the impeachment trial of President Trump Wednesday morning. Alexander says he plans to vote to acquit President Trump on charges he asked the president of U...

 2020-02-05 17:16 

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Trial underway for former Grundy County deputy in woman's 2017 death...

Trial is underway for a Grundy County deputy accused in the death of a young woman in 2017. Deputy Mike Holmes was originally charged with voluntary manslaughter. But on Wednesday, the judge said that charge won't apply in the trial. Instead, the jury...

 2020-02-05 16:43 

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10 children have died from the flu in Tennessee, state Dept. of Health confirms...

The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed the state's 10th pediatric flu death. Across the state, six children have died from the flu in east Tennessee, three in middle Tennessee, and one in west Tennessee. In the nation, the Centers for Diseas...

 2020-02-05 16:36 

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Neighbor charged in Polk County after ricocheted bullet meant for hogs almost hits toddler...

A 35-year-old man in Polk County faces charges after authorities say an 18-month-old boy had a close call while asleep in his father's arms. An arrest report obtained by NewsChannel 9 says Matthew Rymer "did recklessly engage in conduct that put (...

 2020-02-05 16:33 

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Crossing guard shortage near Ooltewah school worries parents...

Whether it is crossing guards being hit or drivers running off the road, Ooltewah residents worry about what happens near one Hamilton County school. Now that there are no permanent crossing guards outside of Wallace A. Smith Elementary school, parents fe...

 2020-02-05 15:29 

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Rep. Chuck Fleischmann talks State of the Union, impeachment, Chickamauga Lock funding...

Tennessee 3rd District Congressman Chuck Fleischmann spoke via satellite from Washington with NewsChannel 9's Abby Kirk on Tuesday night's State of the Union address, the impeachment trial of President Trump in the Senate, and provided an update o...

 2020-02-05 15:05 

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TopGolf update: Company announces 'open-concept' venue plans for East Ridge location...

TopGolf, which announced last year that it's setting up a franchise in East Ridge, now says they're trying be something new: an "open-concept4; and "community-focused" venue. TopGolf says it's opening the first of its open, sing...

 2020-02-05 14:22 

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Preview: Lovers & Friends Valentine's Day Extravaganza at the Camphouse...
 2020-02-05 13:36 

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Preview: A Very Broadway Valentine's Day at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre...
 2020-02-05 11:55 

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Tennessee reps decide not to decide on Confederate statue...

A Republican-led legislative panel has decided not to decide, for now, whether it thinks a bust of a former Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader should be removed from the Tennessee Capitol. The House committee on Naming, Designating, & Priva...

 2020-02-05 11:52 

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Opposition remains in Georgia legislature to shaved-down teacher pension changes...

A Georgia House chairman on Tuesday abandoned some unpopular changes to the teachers pension system but held on to two provisions aimed at cutting state retirement costs over time. House Retirement Committee Chairman Tommy Benton dropped the parts of Hous...

 2020-02-05 11:43 

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Georgia Senate panel approves restrictions on vaping devices...

A state Senate panel in Georgia unanimously approved a proposal to restrict vaping products on Tuesday, amid growing concern about health risks and use among children. Senate Bill 298 would raise the age a person must be to purchase vaping products from 1...

 2020-02-05 11:38 

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Teacher pay raise amount questioned after Lee announcement...

A day after Gov. Bill Lee boasted he was proposing the largest investment in teacher pay in Tennessee history, top administration officials acknowledged the addition wouldn't necessarily result in big pay raises for the state's educators. Finance ...

 2020-02-05 04:55 

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Chattanooga's Holmberg Bridge set to see $162k renovation...

A Chattanooga landmark is one step closer to a major renovation. For years, thousands of dollars have been spent to repair the Holmberg Bridge in downtown Chattanooga. Now, the city council wants to spend more than $162,000 to add lighted guardrails to th...

 2020-02-05 04:12 

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Priceless family jewelry stolen from 85-year-old Ringgold man the day of wife's funeral...

A Ringgold man who lost his wife of 57 years lost something else that is precious to him the day of her funeral. According to the Catoosa County Sheriff's Office, a burglar broke into that man's home, stealing thousands of dollars worth his wife&#...

 2020-02-05 00:45 

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Sheriff: "Erratic driver" fires gun after crashing into Cleveland Verizon store...

The Bradley County Sheriff's Office says a man fired shots inside a Cleveland Verizon Wireless store after crashing into the building Tuesday afternoon. The incident happened at the store on North Lee Highway around 5:15 p. m. BCSO spokesperson Taylor...

 2020-02-05 00:23 

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Chattanooga woman shot on Facebook Live confronts her accused shooter Tuesday...

A Chattanooga woman who was shot while on Facebook Live now confronts the person police believe was responsible. RELATED STORY:CPD: Facebook argument ends in Arlington Avenue drive-by shooting. WARNING:Viewers may find the following video disturbing. WTVC...

 2020-02-04 23:35 

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Former drug addict says local CBD products helped her get clean...

Taylor Hogan says she started her addiction at 12 years old, using painkillers. The addiction continued for years ultimately leading to heroin use. Just last year, Taylor says she was diagnosed with bipolar 2, and no medication she was taking was working....

 2020-02-04 23:35 

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Former drug addict says local CBD products helped her get clean...

Taylor Hogan says she started her addiction at 12 years old, using painkillers. The addiction continued for years ultimately leading to heroin use. Just last year, Taylor says she was diagnosed with bipolar 2, and no medication she was taking was working....

 2020-02-04 21:25 

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Whitwell woman passes away after battling several forms of cancer...

A wife, mother, friend and fighter, Amanda Meeks of Whitwell has passed away after a hard-fought battle with cancer. According to our reports, Amanda was diagnosed with three different forms of cancer since 2011, including breast cancer, brain cancer and ...

 2020-02-04 21:13 

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"This is not an old man's disease." Chattanooga woman survives two heart attacks...

Cardiovascular disease kills more people than cancer combined, according to the American Heart Association. That's why the organization wants you to know your risk factors for heart disease. A heart attack can hit even the healthiest of people, includ...

 2020-02-04 21:00 

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Time Trial Tragedy: After months of questions, our discovery about the airborne barrier...

A near-fatal crash at the Chattanooga Motorcar Festival last fall raises questions about the course setup and why a plastic orange barrier went flying into the air, directly into a course worker. For four months, we've been asking those questions. Whe...

 2020-02-04 20:53 

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Oops: Rossville PD looking for suspected shoplifter who left important items behind...

Breaking the law is a dumb move, but some people take it one step further. Police in Rossville, Georgia took to Facebook Tuesday to let a suspected shoplifter know he'd left some rather important items behind. Paper driver's license left behind by...

 2020-02-04 18:29 

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Hamilton County's Education Association reacts to Gov. Bill Lee State the of State address...

Over the course of the next two years, teachers across the state of Tennessee could be seeing a pay raise. This comes after Governor Bill Lee spoke at his Second State of the State address Monday. That raise includes teachers right here in Hamilton County...

 2020-02-04 17:19 

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Dalton Police: Man steals vacuum cleaner from car wash...

The Dalton Police Department needs your help identifying a man who they say stole a large industrial vacuum cleaner from a car wash. Surveillance cameras captured images of the man and his car at a neighboring gas station, which the suspect also visited b...

 2020-02-04 17:04 

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Fill 'er up: Gas prices in Chattanooga, Cleveland now lower than statewide average...

Got an empty tank of gas? If you live in Chattanooga or Cleveland, now appears to be the time to fill 'er up to the brim. GasBuddy. com regularly tracks gas prices in the area. They report this week that many area gas stations are selling gas for unde...

 2020-02-04 16:30 

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Man indicted with first-degree murder, rape of TDOC administrator...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) - A man has been indicted for first-degree murder, rape and more than a dozen others charges in connection to the slaying of a Tennessee Department of Corrections Administrator. Curtis Watson has been indicted of 15 counts in the d...

 2020-02-04 15:46 

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Bar owner in Dalton arrested, cited for selling liquor without license...

Police in Dalton arrested the 25-year-old owner of a bar in Dalton on an active warrant, and he was also cited for selling liquor without an active license. A police report obtained by NewsChannel 9 says on January 30th, officers got a tip about the Distr...

 2020-02-04 14:43 

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Georgia senators: Allow bodies to be dissolved in chemicals...

Georgia's state Senate is approving a bill that would allow funeral providers to dissolve dead bodies in chemicals. Senators voted 35-10 Monday to approve Senate Bill 296. It moves to the House for more action. The process called alkaline hydrolysis i...

 2020-02-04 14:33 

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Some leery of higher fines on Georgia drivers using phones...

Georgia drivers could face tougher penalties for using their cellphones while driving. Some lawmakers are leery of higher fines, though. The House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee heard testimony Monday on House Bill 113. It delayed action un...

 2020-02-04 14:20 

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Premiere of the 6888 documentary for Black History Month at UTC...
 2020-02-04 14:18 

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Cempa Community Care hosts February community outreach events...

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