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School system will reboot Hamilton County High School programs

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - For years, Hamilton county High school has been the "go-to" place for students who had dropped-out, or had other reasons for not...

Gov. Lee proposes $40 million for school safety

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) -- Tennessee Governor Bill Lee introduced new proposal this week that would double the amount of state funding for school safety. Gov....
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Weightlifter Looks Back on 40-plus Years of Competition

At the age of 71, Mike Cross of Ooltewah looks back upon a career in lifting weights. It includes 8 national titles, 140 First Place Awards and a world record from 1994 that still stands.

VW Academy prepares for electric vehicle production at Chattanooga plant

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) -The Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga is gearing up to build electric cars. They're preparing with training. There was an open house Thursday for...
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Grand Jury: Justin Whaley “unlawfully and recklessly” killed James Brumlow in 2018 crash

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - Justin Whaley has been indicted by a grand jury in the 2018 crash that killed James Brumlow. Whaley is accused...
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EMA plans for the worst and hopes for the best weather

As the cold rain showers move through the area, the major players from all over the Tri-State region met in the Emergency Operations Center. News...
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Family upset by plea deal in 2016 murder case

The case over the murder of Bradley Powell was supposed to go to trial today.
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Soddy Daisy Students Team Up With Amazon

Students at Soddy Daisy High School are training to be the engineers of the future by teaming up with Amazon to learn hands on computer science knowledge.
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Schools hope viruses will be gone after President’s Day

Hamilton County is not doing any extra cleaning on off days.

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