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LOCAL NEWS

Possible Coranavirus exposure at multiple Chattanooga Market stops

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- The health department has warned of another possible exposure. If you went to the Citico Mini-Mart on Citico Avenue between Monday July,...

Chattooga County Sheriff says some employees have tested positive for COVID-19

CHATTOOGA COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) - The Chattooga County Sheriff has rearranged staff after some employees test positive for the coronavirus. According to Sheriff Mark Schrader,...

Roper Corporation Covid-19 cases

Roper officials say their employee Covid-19 cases all came from community transmission

Chattooga County Schools experience ‘great’ and ‘smooth’ first day back

CHATTOOGA COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) - As if the first day of school isn't stressful enough, this year schools are dealing with a new year...

Walker Courthouse closed after positive Covid-19 test

LAFAYETTE, Georgia (WDEF) - The Walker County Courthouse in LaFayette is closed to the public until Monday. This, after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The...

NATIONAL NEWS

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain dies at 74 due to COVID-19

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain has died after battling the coronavirus.

Travelers from Alabama and 8 Other States to NY, New Jersey, Connecticut are told to isolate

Officials say New York, Connecticut and New Jersey will require visitors from states with high infection rates to quarantine for 14 days.

Chattanooga woman’s donated plasma saves life of COVID-19 patient

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - A Chattanooga coronavirus survivor  has helped save the life of a South Carolina woman  by donating her plasma. Harriett Whitaker was just...

CDC alerts doctors to COVID-19 linked condition in children

(AP) - The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning doctors about a rare but serious condition in children linked with the...

US intel: Coronavirus not manmade, still studying lab theory

U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that the new coronavirus was “not manmade or genetically modified.”

SPORTS

Contact Sports Resume in Tennessee This Fall

With Governor Lee signing Executive order number 55 on Tuesday, contact sports are ready to kick off this fall.

Marlins’ home opener postponed as they deal with virus

The Miami Marlins’ home opener Monday night against Baltimore has been postponed as the Marlins deal with a coronavirus outbreak that stranded them in Philadelphia.

Georgia High School Football Season Kicking Two Weeks Later

Georgia's governing body for high school sports has pushed back the start of football season for two weeks, until the week of Sept. 4. The...

Jack Nicklaus, wife recovered from COVID-19

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Jack Nicklaus says he’s recovered from a health scare. The golf legend revealed during Sunday’s CBS telecast of the Memorial that...

NCAA Sets Health Guidelines For Possible Return of College Football

UNDATED (AP) - The NCAA has released its latest guidance to help member schools navigate competition during the coronavirus pandemic, and they come as...

ENTERTAINMENT

Critics slam country artists for playing for unmasked crowds

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Musicians and fans alike are criticizing country artists who performed at outdoor concerts this weekend where social media pictures showed...

AMC movie theatres reopening July 15

AMC Theatres operate most of the screens in our area

Riverbend 2020 Officially Cancelled

Friends of the Festival, the nonprofit organization behind Chattanooga’s premier music festival Riverbend, has made the decision to cancel this year’s event due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gucci, Saint Laurent seek radical redo of fashion calendars

By COLLEEN BARRY and THOMAS ADAMSON Associated Press SOAVE, Italy (AP) - Gucci and Saint Laurent are two of the highest profile luxury fashion houses to...

Keith Urban hosts drive-in concert for medical workers

This was a test run of a a pandemic friendly kind of show.
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