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After a super PAC supporting Tennessee 3rd Congressional District candidate Weston Wamp dropped an additional $193,000 on a campaign ad this week, his rival's camp is again calling on Wamp to denounce the political action committee.

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The Rossville Public Library will be open only 18 hours a week starting Monday, compared to 30 hours at its sister libraries in Chickamauga and LaFayette.

A swelling crowd Tuesday night supported a move at the Chattanooga City Council in support of revamping the city's sound ordinance to breathe new life into the music and entertainment options downtown.

Chattanoogans will soon see more Tennessee Highway Patrol cars in the city.

If people in Chattanooga do nothing to prevent the mentally ill from going to jail, the city will end up like larger cities across the country where jails become unequipped caregivers.

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NASHVILLE — Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander's campaign spent $1.34 million, much of it on television broadcast and cable ads, during the first 18 days of July as he ramped up his GOP primary effort for early voting in Tennessee, his disclosure shows.

NASHVILLE — Immigrant advocates say they are baffled by a letter that Gov. Bill Haslam sent to President Barack Obama that says his administration should have been informed about the placement of 760 unaccompanied immigrant children in Tennessee.

With his white beard, lined face and gravelly voice, Gary Owens could pass for songwriter Kris Kristofferson’s younger brother.

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WASHINGTON — A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters.

Chattanooga's VA clinic would more than double in size under a bipartisan agreement reached in Congress this week — a move expected to help alleviate long waits and cut down on travel for veterans across the Tennessee Valley.

McALLEN, Texas — For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in the United States, have tugged at heartstrings.

WASHINGTON — House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home.

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