Russian weightlifters banned from Rio Olympics for doping

Published Jul. 29 2016 @ 3:21pm

The International Weightlifting Federation has banned the Russian federation and all its weightlifters from the Rio Olympics.

Appeals court rules North Carolina voter ID law is discriminatory

Published Jul. 29 2016

A federal appeals court blocked a North Carolina law requiring photo identification to cast in-person ballots, ruling Friday that it...

Tennessee Gov. Haslam: Dunlap getting 100 new jobs, $700,000 in grants

Published Jul. 29 2016

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam was in Dunlap today to announce that Precision Military Aerodynamics, which manufactures parachutes for sporting and...


Six more Michigan public workers charged in Flint water crisis

Published Jul. 29 2016

Six current or former state employees were charged Friday with misconduct and other crimes in the Flint water crisis, bringing...

TVA to cap and close coal ash ponds

Published Jul. 29 2016

The Tennessee Valley Authority said today it will move forward with a plan to close and cap 10 coal ash...

Starrett raises personal stake, another $200,000 in 4th District fight with DesJarlais

Published Jul. 29 2016

Challenger Grant Starrett this week personally loaned his campaign another $200,000 this week as his 4th Congressional District Republican primary...

EPB launches 4K television service, new Fi TV options

Published Jul. 29 2016

EPB is adding the next generation of television service to its video lineup at the same time it is giving...

5-at-10: Jaeger shoots 58, National Wing Day, PEDs, Ben Simmons and Tim Duncan, summing up the conventions

Published Jul. 29 2016

This week's mailbag is packed with a Rushmore of chicken wings, Braves trade ideas, Rio, PEDs in baseball, the next...

Governor: Florida could have 1st cases of Zika contracted from local mosquitoes

Published Jul. 29 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida's governor says the state has concluded that four mysterious Zika infections likely came from mosquitoes...

Man shot, falls dead on roof of home in Atlanta's suburbs

Published Jul. 29 2016

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Police say a homeowner shot and killed man on his roof in a case being investigated...

Slightly cooler weather with showers coming this weekend

Published Jul. 29 2016

Friday will be the coolest day of the weekend with a high if 88 and a low of 73.

Train derails in Spring City overnight partially blocking U.S. Highway 27

Published Jul. 29 2016

A Norfolk Southern train derailed in Spring City, Tenn., overnight causing U.S. Highway 27 to be partially blocked while crews...

Police: 1 San Diego cop killed, another wounded in shooting

Published Jul. 29 2016

One police officer has died and another remains in surgery after being shot in a San Diego neighborhood, authorities said...

US growth is thought to have rebounded in April-June quarter

Published Jul. 29 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) - Fears about China, shrunken oil prices and turbulent markets held the U.S. economy to a sluggish pace...

UK nuclear power project faces union protests, delay

Published Jul. 29 2016

PARIS (AP) - French unions are protesting against energy giant EDF's approval of a major nuclear power plant project in...

10 things to know for Friday

Published Jul. 29 2016

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

Zach Granite's game-winner lifts Lookouts past Smokies

Published Jul. 29 2016

The Chattanooga Lookouts used Zach Granite's single in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat Tennessee 4-3 Thursday night...

Braves beat Twins 2-0 in majors-worst matchup

Published Jul. 29 2016

Lucas Harrell pitched six innings, Adonis Garcia homered and the Braves beat the Twins 2-0 on Tuesday night, an untimely...

Hillary Clinton promises steady hand in dangerous world

Published Jul. 29 2016

Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader...

Cosby drops litigation against accuser in sex assault case

Published Jul. 28 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Bill Cosby has dropped a lawsuit that demanded the accuser in his criminal case repay the money...