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Tennessee’s medication abortion law blocked by judge

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge has blocked a Tennessee law that required women undergoing drug-induced abortions be informed the procedure could be...

Tennessee will use new rapid Covid-19 testing for schools

"some are calling them a game changer"

Cumberland County arrests suspect in Sunday night shooting

CROSSVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF) - The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office has arrested a suspect in a fatal shooting from Sunday night. It happened around 6 PM...

Want To Vote? Tennessee Voting Registration Deadline is October 5

Tennesseans who want to vote in the Nov. 3 State and Federal General Election only have one week until the voter registration deadline on Monday, Oct. 5.

Tennessee prosecutors at odds over abortion law enforcement

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee prosecutor says he won't enforce a new law that requires abortion providers to tell their patients it may...

Rep. Yusuf Hakeem Recommends Changes to Election Policies in Hamilton Co.

24 hours after calling for the Hamilton County Election Commission to be investigated, Representative Yusuf Hakeem says Secretary of State Tre Hargett has not contacted him, "What the Secretary of State is doing is disregarding concerns that are being expressed by citizens who pay his salary."

It’s Electric: VW Anticipates Thousands of Jobs in Chattanooga

Volkswagen is shifting towards electric vehicles with the ID.4 SUV.

Judge won’t halt Tennessee ban on giving out mail vote form

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge will not block a Tennessee law that makes it a felony for anyone other than election officials...

Tennessee forms commission to halt invasive Asian carp

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has signed an executive order establishing the Asian Carp Advisory Commission.

Thomas Rhett, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs top CMT noms

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ashley McBryde, Dan + Shay, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Sam Hunt and Thomas Rhett top the 2020 CMT Music Awards...

Tennessee calculates major “learning loss” by students stuck at home

NASHVILLE (WDEF) - The State of Tennessee is calculating just how much students lost by not going to class during the pandemic. The Department of...

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GPS Soccer Stays Undefeated With 1-0 Win Over Rival Baylor

Chatttanooga-(WDEF-TV) The GPS soccer team remained perfect on the season Wednesday evening with a 1-0 win over rival Baylor. The match was scoreless at...
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Local mom wonders why she’s facing charges

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - Timeka Menifee showed News 12 the car she said she was pulled over in Friday night. It's a silver Ford...

CFC Fall to Oakland 3-2 in NISA Playoff Semifinals

The CFC's quest for the NISA Championship came to an end on Wednesday in Detroit as they lost to Oakland 3-2 in the playoff...
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Vols Cade Mays Among Transfer Waiver Requests Granted by SEC Commissioner

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey has agreed to approve transfer waiver requests for players who switched schools inside the league....