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Hacksaw Ridge about local Medal of Honor recipient Desmond Doss nominated for Best Picture

"a testament... to every soldier who made the sacrifices they made to fight for their country, including Desmond Doss."
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9 hours ago
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Police: Meth taking parents charged with aggravated child abuse of 2 month old

The child suffered multiple skull fractures and broken bones plus a brain bleed that required surgery.
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17 hours ago
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UPDATE: Police pursuit ends with arrest of convicted felons

Chattanooga, Tenn. (WDEF) -- A police chase Monday evening ends when a car runs off the road and into a ditch.
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Chattanooga Woman Cornered By Aggressive Pit Bull

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF)- One Chattanooga woman is happy to be alive after a frightening encounter with a pit bull. The animal had her cornered on her own front porch. Cathy Ryan was simply sitting at the foot of her home when she noticed a pit bull, with tags, coming down the street. When the dog […]
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Early family deaths may create “grief gap” for blacks

Black Americans tend to lose a parent, other close relatives and spouses at earlier ages than whites, creating a potentially devastating “grief gap,” new research suggests. Studying more than 42,000 racially diverse Americans, the researchers found that death strikes black families significantly earlier than whites on average. “Blacks were three times more likely to lose […]
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“Red yeast rice” statin alternative may not be harmless either

A natural cholesterol-lowering supplement called red yeast rice could pose the same health risks to users as statin drugs, a new study contends. Red yeast rice could increase risk of muscle injury or liver damage, Italian researchers reported after reviewing 13 years of patient data. “These findings raise the hypothesis that the safety profile of […]
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Dying from cancer: Could your location determine your fate?

CHICAGO — Americans in certain struggling parts of the country are dying from cancer at rising rates, even as the cancer death rate nationwide continues to fall, an exhaustive new analysis has found. In parts of the country that are relatively poor, and have higher rates of obesity and smoking, cancer death rates rose nearly […]
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Paris Jackson opens up on drug abuse, suicide attempts

Paris Jackson is opening up like never before. The 18-year-old daughter of Michael Jackson sat down with Rolling Stone for an intimate interview, where she talks about her issues with depression and drugs. Paris attempted to commit suicide at age 15, and says the highly publicized incident was just one of multiple attempts. “It was just once that […]
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Laura Prepon and Ben Foster expecting first child

Last Updated Jan 24, 2017 3:37 PM EST Laura Prepon and fiancé Ben Foster are expecting their first child.  The “Orange is the New Black” star revealed her baby bump at Sundance, reports People.  Prepon and Foster, who were friends for years, got engaged in the fall. After Prepon announced their engagement, her former co-star […]
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Rod Stewart, Cyndi Lauper sign up for summer tour

Rod Stewart is hitting the road this summer, and he’s bringing Cyndi Lauper along with him. Stewart and Lauper will embark on an 18-city summer tour together, starting July 6 in Hollywood, Florida before heading out across the U.S. Bad news for fans in the western states, though, as the farthest west the tour will […]
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The Tonya Harding biopic finds its Nancy Kerrigan

“I, Tonya,” the upcoming biopic about disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding, has cast a crucial role. Caitlin Carver, a 24-year-old actress best known for appearing on “The Fosters,” has been cast as Nancy Kerrigan, Harding’s rival. Margot Robbie will star as two-time Olympian Harding. Filming is already underway. Margot Robbie spotted in character as Tonya […]
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All rise: Georgia Supreme Court to ‘Rise up’ for Falcons

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's highest court is rising up to congratulate the Atlanta Falcons and wish them luck as they prepare for the Super Bowl.
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Family adopts “micro pig,” then it grows to 650 pounds

Esther the Wonder Pig is enormous. There is simply no ignoring that fact. But when Steve Jenkins of Campbellville, Canada brought her home, he did so under the impression that Esther was a micro pig. Micro pigs, or teacup pigs as they are commonly known, are a special breed of domesticated hog which generally grow […]
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Blue mists over the Great Smoky Mountains visible from space

(CBS News) — A new satellite view of the Smoky Mountains shows the blue mist that gives the region its name. The image, shared by NASA’s Earth Observatory, is a best-pixel image of Great Smoky Mountains National Park in east Tennessee. That means that it’s made up of the most cloud-free pixels taken from the Landsat […]