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Smith Planetarium winter show is "Magic Tree House: Space Mission"

Smith Planetarium winter show is "Magic Tree House: Space Mission"

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Half-dozen guns stolen from Catoosa County home

Half-dozen guns stolen from Catoosa County home

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Catoosa County sheriff's detectives are investigating a burglary in which a half-dozen firearms were stolen from a residence on Post Oak Road.

Chickamauga man leads police chase, crashes with his child in the car

Chickamauga man leads police chase, crashes with his child in the car

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A Chickamauga man was arrested after he allegedly tried to run over a police officer, and then crashed his car following a high-speed chase, a…

U.S. Marshals arrest three after lengthy investigation

U.S. Marshals arrest three after lengthy investigation

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According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, Sheriffâ's Office investigators, Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Agents, and Deputy U.S. Marsh…

Attorneys investigating complaint against new Polk school chief

Attorneys investigating complaint against new Polk school chief

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An attorney for the Polk County Board of Education is conducting an investigation into allegations of improper conduct made against Superinten…

LaFayette man charged with murdering girlfriend arrested for drugs last year

LaFayette man charged with murdering girlfriend arrested for drugs last year

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A LaFayette man accused of killing his live-in girlfriend has a criminal arrest record for drugs, officials said.

COLUMN: The difference between hearing and listening

COLUMN: The difference between hearing and listening

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A recent Associated Press article posed this question: What if your doctor’s gender could influence your chance of surviving a visit to the hospital?

GUEST COLUMN: Celebrating an undeserved gift

GUEST COLUMN: Celebrating an undeserved gift

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The word is lagniappe. Discovering this word was like finding a rare ruby in a field or getting a gift at Christmas you did not want but learn…

GUEST COLUMN: Now is the time to give

GUEST COLUMN: Now is the time to give

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We have just ended what we call the season of giving, Christmas.

Lady Bobcats suffer heartbreaking loss at Covenant

Lady Bobcats suffer heartbreaking loss at Covenant

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After leading for most of the game, the Georgia Northwestern Lady Bobcats saw their first win of the season slip through their fingers on Thur…

Late free throws send Bobcats to fourth straight win

Late free throws send Bobcats to fourth straight win

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The Georgia Northwestern Bobcats hit six clutch free throws in the final minute and pulled out an 82-77 win over the junior varsity Scots of (…

Thursday Middle School Basketball Roundup: LaFayette boys get past Ringgold

Thursday Middle School Basketball Roundup: LaFayette boys get past Ringgold

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The LaFayette Middle School Ramblers improved to 9-2 on the year as they pulled out a 28-26 road win over the Ringgold Tigers on Thursday.

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Business profile: Caffeine Addicts in Ringgold

Business profile: Caffeine Addicts in Ringgold

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Nine years ago, Jan Henry was working at Shaw Industries and didn’t know much about coffee since she didn’t drink it. Today, she’s the java ju…

Ringgold sets timetable for occupational tax committee to devise new ordinance

Ringgold sets timetable for occupational tax committee to devise new ordinance

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The city of Ringgold couldn't reach a final decision on its change of how to collect occupational tax from businesses by the end of 2016, but …

Skate & Play in LaFayette to host social get-together for disabled adults, plus much more after new grand re-opening

Skate & Play in LaFayette to host social get-together for disabled adults, plus much more after new grand re-opening

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Skate & Play in LaFayette is under a new re-organization and plans a multitude of events including a social gathering for adults with disa…

Moneke's career night leads UC Davis to road win at Hawaii

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HONOLULU (AP) — Chima Moneke had a career-high 26 points and 13 rebounds Saturday night and …

Top-seeded Andy Murray is out of the Australian Open, losing to 50th-ranked Mischa Zverev in the 4th round

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Top-seeded Andy Murray is out of the Australian Open, losing to …

Ortiz chokes out Sonnen in 1st round to wrap up MMA career

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INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Tito Ortiz strode away from the cage and up a ramp toward a giant g…

Eberle scores twice, Oilers sweep Flames for first time

Eberle scores twice, Oilers sweep Flames for first time

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CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Jordan Eberle had two goals and two assists, Laurent Brossoit stoppe…

Schlemko's OT goal leads Sharks past Avalanche 3-2

Schlemko's OT goal leads Sharks past Avalanche 3-2

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — David Schlemko scored his second goal of the season with 3:42 remain…

Richie Porte wins Tour Down Under

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ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Australia's Richie Porte won the Tour Down Under cycle race for t…