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EPB officials said again Wednesday that an independent audit — which the city-owned utility has declined for months to make public — supports its position that over- and underbilling in the city's streetlight program essentially cancel each other out.

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Republicans and Democrats forgot about party and split every which way on Wednesday as the Republican-controlled U.S. House voted on a spending bill that also gave the Obama administration approval and money to train and arm Syrian rebels.

A jury returned a guilty verdict Wednesday in the attempted second-degree murder trial of Tedarrius Myles.

SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. — While city leaders in South Pittsburg consider outlawing sagging pants, they're also moving to make it nearly impossible for adult-oriented businesses to set up inside the city limits.

Hamilton County commissioners on Wednesday agreed to spend $540,000 for three new volunteer fire halls, to settle a claim by a county resident struck by a bicycle and to narrow zoning in parts of the Flagstone subdivision in Ooltewah.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Bradley County has been challenged by the recent death of a new board member and the shelter operations manager taking leave of absence.

Rhea Middle School continues to dry out, but students and teachers are back in the classrooms today after up to 50,000 gallons of water leaked into the school's main hallway early Saturday.

This isn’t your typical baby shower.

After winning a hotly contested GOP primary, incumbent U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann's campaign trail has been pretty quiet.

The nation's poverty rate dropped last year for the first time since 2006, but the number of Tennesseans living below the poverty line increased in the most recent two-year period, the Census Bureau said Tuesday.

A man already sentenced to life in prison for killing a woman in 2012 will serve an additional four years for dismembering her body, a Hamilton County judge ruled Tuesday.

The Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy was on the verge of being shut down in 2012 when Elaine Swafford took over as executive director.

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