Opinion

Militarizing community police departments is not about safety. It's about money.

  • Aug. 23rd, 2014  |
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Kudos to Chattanooga and one of its contractors for seeking out ways to help felons get work in a depressed area of Chattanooga.

A massive fish kill and stinky mess that closed a portion of South Chickamauga Creek to outdoor enthusiasts for the past several days began with the failure of a mechanical signal that was supposed to start pumps at one of Chattanooga's 80 sewage pumping stations.

  • Aug. 20th, 2014  |
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Hamilton County Schools employees may not get much sympathy from the average Chattanooga worker after the revelation Thursday that teachers and others may have to pay an additional $100 a month to keep their spouses on the school district's health plan.

  • Aug. 23rd, 2014  |
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Even those people who didn't vote for Barack Obama in 2008 had hoped some things about race relations might change for the better.

The 1988 triple murder of Kenneth Griffith, Earl Smock and Richard Mason on Signal Mountain was dramatized in a new episode of "Bloodlands" on the Investigation Discovery cable television channel Monday night.

  • Aug. 20th, 2014  |
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Recently there have been some large main breaks across the nation which have made headline news.

  • Aug. 23rd, 2014  |
  • By By Deron Allen
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This morning, there's no breakfast.

"Women are made to be loved, not understood."

  • Aug. 22nd, 2014  |
  • By By Ron Hart
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Three weeks ago in this space we shared the story of Rich and Kelly, a young St. Elmo couple having trouble making ends meet.

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Ever walked up and hit a hornet's nest? No. Well, Hamas is not that smart.

  • Aug. 17th, 2014  |
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Unfortunately, the people of Gaza are fodder for murderous Hamas who care nothing about them. They’re giving Israel reason to destroy them.

  • Aug. 10th, 2014  |
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Rick Perry should build a golf course on the Mexican border and see if he can sucker President Obama in to coming down.

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I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely thank the police department for its quick response to the alarm that was set off on a recent Tuesday morning at Westview Elementary and for the quick apprehension of the man who vandalized a beautiful school, forcing it to be closed for the day.

Hundreds of missiles are being fired at Israel every day.

Nick Hanauer is an American entrepreneur and venture capitalist with a net worth of about $1 billion, which puts him in the one hundredth of 1 percent of all Americans.

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