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UPDATE: Investigators believe early morning house fire was accidental Video included

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Chattanooga firefighters say the fire at a home on the 500 block of W. 45th St. early Thursday morning is a total loss.

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Hope Solo suspended from USWNT for 6 months, contract terminated

U.S. women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo was suspended for six months after comments she made following the U.S. - Sweden match at the Rio Olympics. AP photo U.S. women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo was suspended for six months after comments she made following the U.S. - Sweden match at the Rio Olympics. AP photo
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With the six-month layoff, Solo will be eligible to return to the team in February of 2017.

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Mylan says it will expand programs that lower EpiPen costs

A pharmacist holds a package of EpiPens, an epinephrine autoinjector for the treatment of allergic reactions. AP photo A pharmacist holds a package of EpiPens, an epinephrine autoinjector for the treatment of allergic reactions. AP photo
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After public backlash, drugmaker Mylan is bulking up programs that help patients pay for EpiPens for those who need them.

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UPDATE: Erlanger gets state approval for 88-bed mental health hospital

The planned Erlanger Behavioral Health Center in rendering. The planned Erlanger Behavioral Health Center in rendering.
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Moccasin Bend has 150 beds and serves more than 50 counties, so bed space for patients is often not available.

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Chattanooga firefighters need your help to Fill the Boot for MDA this Week

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Expect to see members of the Chattanooga Fire Department, boots in hand, as they kick-off their annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign for the MDA.

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NC man charged with sexual assault of a child

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Lavender is currently in the Cherokee County Detention Center under a $500,000.00 secure bond and is expected to be in Cherokee County Superior Court on November 7, 2016.

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Tennessee worker safety chief calls recent deaths 'alarming'

The head of the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration says a spike in on-the-job fatalities last month is "alarming."

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The view from one of our National Parks on the system's 100th birthday

Hikers ascend Angels Landing, one of the most popular trails in Zion National Park. Jim Seida / NBC News Hikers ascend Angels Landing, one of the most popular trails in Zion National Park. Jim Seida / NBC News
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The National Park Service turns 100 years old this month. Fifty-nine U.S. National Parks cover almost 52 million acres across 27 different states

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Dorel Juvenile Group Recalls Safety 1st Stroller

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Dorel Juvenile Group has recalled the "Step and Go Travel System" stroller by Safety 1st, due to a fall hazard. 

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Heat and humidity settle in with only a few stray showers Video included

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The average high for this time of year is 89 degrees. We are going to stay about 5 degrees above that through the weekend.

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10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Red Cross volunteers return from helping Louisiana flood victims Video included

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Volunteers with the North Georgia Red Cross are back in town after helping Baton Rouge flood victims try to piece their lives back together.

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Insurers blame Affordable Healthcare Act for state approval to drastically raise premiums Video included

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The rate increase doesn't affect everyone, only individual policy holders who do not have government assistance. 

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Hamilton County man accused of stealing nearly $200,000 from great-grandmother Video included

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Court records show the man's great-grandmother said her great-grandson stole $187,990.40 from her savings and checking accounts over the course of two years and four months.

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UPDATE: 21 animals rescued in Tracy City living in filthy conditions Video included

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The animals' pens were filled with animal feces and dozens of dead rats.

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Tennessee man nets $1 million lottery win while on work trip

Charles Rollins of Whitwell, Tennessee Charles Rollins of Whitwell, Tennessee

A Tennessee man traveled to North Carolina for work, and it turned into a very profitable trip.

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UPDATE: Asbestos found at Chattanooga Public Library ceilings Video included

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A city’s spokesperson said contractors working at the Chattanooga Public Library found small amount of asbestos in the ceiling.

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Hamilton County sees improvements in ACT scores Video included

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More students in Hamilton County took the test last year than ever before and the county saw the biggest improvement in scores in the last five years. 

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Bradley Co. deputy helps calm autistic boy using pushups

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Christy Richardson's Facebook post praised Bradley County Sheriff's Office Deputy Corey Loftis for helping to calm her son Bubba down. 

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UPDATE: Large wad of grease pulled from Polk County cafeteria plumbing system Video included

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A collapsed pipe was spotted during inspections and should be repaired soon.

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Dolly Parton visits the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon

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Parton talked about her wedding in Ringgold and how she and her husband renewed their wedding vows there 50 years later.

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UPDATE: Athens Fire Chief suspended for falsification of time sheets

Athens Fire Chief Jim Dyer Athens Fire Chief Jim Dyer
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The Athens Fire Department Chief was for three days. 

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FIRST ON 3: Officers recover victim's car in carjacking & shooting

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Police have located the car connected to Tuesday night's carjacking and shooting that left one person injured.  

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Mylan execs gave themselves huge raises as they hiked EpiPen prices

Mylan CEO Heather Bresch. AP photo Mylan CEO Heather Bresch. AP photo
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Mylan CEO Heather Bresch's total compensation went from $2,453,456 to $18,931,068, a 671 percent increase.

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McKamey helping with dog rescues from Louisiana flooding

McKamey says this dog was safely rescued. McKamey says this dog was safely rescued.
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McKamey Animal Center looking for foster care homes for the animals. 

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