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NewsChannel 9 Top Stories

Update: Fire on Main St.

Georgia Coach Richt Expects

2 Chattanooga Housing Projects To Close Within 10 Years

Chattanooga Toddler Death Ruled Homicide

Unity Group Announces Alternative to Nazi Demonstration

New Chattanooga Police Chief Named, Fred Fletcher

New Information in Huge Gas Line Fire

Sexy Selfies Can Live Forever

David Glenn's Weekend 'Things to Do'

Newly-hired Police Chief Live on NewsChannel 9

Dalton Man Sentenced for Murder

RAW VIDEO: Reporters Q&A With New Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher

FDA Moving to Regulate E-cigs

GeoComm Coming to Your Hamilton Co. Neighborhood

Dalton’s Unemployment Rate Declines to 8.6 Percent

Chattanooga Barroom Brawl

Local Restaurant Closing During White Supremacist Rally

Early Morning Fire Destroys Building

Thursday, April 24th Webcast

Low-Cost Local Rabies Clinics

Triple Murder Suspect's Family Says Teen Has Alibi

TBI Investigating Homicide in Bledsoe County

Catoosa Co. Man Sentenced to Life, Plus 250 Years in Child Sex Case

Price of Freedom: Unemployed Veterans

Chance Of A Lifetime For Taylor Hall

Chattanooga Studies Light Rail System

Behind the Scene's at Don's Farewell

Witness to Dalton Standoff Shares Details

Don Welch's Final Sign-Off

Don Welch's Coworkers Say 'Farewell'

McCallie Walls Mural Project Progress

Gov. Deal Signs Bill Expanding Gun Rights in Georgia

Don Welch Day Declared in Dayton

Grandview Medical Center in Jasper to Become Parkridge West Hospital

High Court Tosses $3.4M Award to Child Porn Victim

Gov. Haslam Signs Bill Seeking to End Book Shredding

Our Wednesday Facebook Friend of the Day

Wednesday, April 23rd Webcast

Veterans Weigh In On Berke's New "No Homeless Veterans" Plan

Standoff Ends: Armed Man Agrees to Leave Building

Drug Abuse Prevalent in Healthcare Industry

Bail Denied for Teenage Lookout Valley Murder Suspect

Memorial Fund Created in Honor of Renee Card Monroe

GPS Students Remember Former Headmaster Randy Tucker

Mayor Berke Signs Order to End Veterans Homelessness

It's Official - New UT Basketball Coach is Donnie Tyndall

8-year-old Spends Own Money to Save Lives

Mayor Berke Charts New Territory for Chattanooga Government

Streaming TV Case Before Supreme Court Tuesday

Miss America: Don't Suspend Teen Over Prom Invite

A Bipolar Doctor Probes the Brain on 'Black Box'

Man Indicted in Deadly Hit-and-Run

Our Tuesday Facebook Friend of the Day

Car Repossessed with Sleeping Child Inside

Tuesday, April 22nd Webcast

Earth Day Deals

New UT Basketball Coach

Grandmother, 2 Children Die in ATV Accident

Former GPS Headmaster Randy Tucker Killed in Monday Car Crash

Bear Attacks - Preparing for the Worst

Second Arrest in Lookout Valley Triple Murder

Tiki Finlayson - Giving Her Late Son's Life New Meaning

Area Runners are Boston Strong

Community Reacts After UAW Withdraws VW Election Complaints

VERBATIM: Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke's State of the City Address

Some Question Story of High-Altitude Stowaway

Home Destroyed by Fire in Dalton

Veteran Saves the Day Enroute to Special Ceremony

Boston Spirit Alive and Well for Marathon

Georgia Releases 2 Years of School Scores

Senator Corker Issues Stinging Rebuke Following UAW Announcement

Chattanooga Man Shot in the Mouth

BREAKING: UAW Withdraws VW Election Objections, Stopping NLRB Review

Our Monday Facebook Friend of the Day

State of the City Address

Monday, April 21st Webcast

TN Plant Explosion Ruled Accidental

One Year Later: Local Runner Returns to Boston Marathon

Fire Causes Damage To A Chattanooga Mobile Home

Family, Community Lay To Rest 6-year-old Bus Accident Victim

Medal of Honor Museum Planning To Relocate

Hug-A-Bunny at the Chattanooga Zoo

"50 to 1" Odds are It's a Movie Worth Seeing

Annual Hamilton County Rabies Clinics

Truck Struck by Train

School Bus Driver Not at Fault in Deadly Accident

Cleveland 9th Grader Struck in Face with Baseball

Chattanooga's Violence Initiative Shows Small, Good Results

Chattanooga Woodworking Academy Makes Craftsmen With Heart

Highlights of the 2014 Tennessee Legislative Session

Robbery at Rossville Blvd. McDonald's

7-Year-Old Twins Force Carjacking Suspect to Pull Over

TWRA to Recommend Bear Hunting in Hamilton, Bradley, McMinn Counties

Friday Fill-up: Chicken Salad Chick

Time-lapse of TN Aquarium's New Otter Habitat

Ferry Captain Will be Charged

Our Friday Facebook Friend of the Day

Chattanooga Police Investigate Second Thursday Shooting

Friday, April 18th Webcast

Cell Phone Tower Debate In Catoosa County

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Applications for US unemployment aid jump to 329K

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits surged 24,000 to a seasonally adjusted 329,000 last week, though the gain likely reflected temporary layoffs in the week before Easter.

Consumer Info

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 ideas between marketing with ad specialties and maintaining their green
 reputation. ...

Entertainment News


LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Keith Urban says you never forget your first time.

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AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Sex and pot won't be going together -- at least not in Amsterdam.

Science/Tech News


LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The issue of "Net Neutrality" is back in the news.


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