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DEADLY TREE ACCIDENT: A man has died while cutting a tree near Grandview Mountain Tuesday afternoon, according to officials with the Rhea County Sheriff's Office.

JUST IN: Woman sentenced in Brainerd Road crash that claimed the life of 4th grade teacher at Normal Park Museum Magnate School.

BREAKING: Ooltewah High teacher resigns after allegations of sending student inappropriate texts

US envoy to resume talks with Taliban on ending Afghan war

JUST IN: Catoosa Co. Sheriff says autopsy of woman's body shows no signs of foul play, trauma

Israeli, US militaries simulate ship hijacking amid tensions:

Photographer is getting attention for fake back-to-school ads:

Autonomous vehicle company Waymo to test in Florida rain:


JUST IN: Donald Trump will win Missouri based on exit poll and vote analysis, News projects

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Also, kids? Don't DM us pretending you are some school official cancelling school. Closings don't work like that. & we're not that dumb.

Chicago detectives suspect that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett filed a false police report when he said he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack in downtown Chicago. Police say Smollett is now officially a suspect in the case.

FOR SALE: You can buy the restored home of a Salem witch trials refugee. We aren't saying the house is haunted, but any home from 1692 probably is... 👻

Los Angeles authorities say a 92-year-old man was beaten with a piece of concrete on the 4th of July.

Four men are dead after an argument broke out at a birthday party in Texas for a toddler.

CAN YOU FOSTER A PET? The has so far taken in 26 pets from South Carolina shelters as approaches. #HurricaneFlorencehey  need your help to make room for the coastal pets – SEE MORE:

Today is known as #Juneteenth2018  (June + nineteenth = Juneteenth). It's a day all Americans can celebrate, & marks the moment in Galveston, Texas in 1865 when a general announced that the Civil War had ended & all slaves were now free.

Wait, did the forecast for today call for this much shade?

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