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Corker: Volkswagen expansion in Chattanooga was off if UAW won

UAW says Chattanooga local at over 670 members

While the United Auto Workers says its Chattanooga local has signed up more than 670 Volkswagen workers, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said Wednesday that the VW plant expansion would not have happened had the union won the factory's February election.

WASHINGTON — The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria.

A day after the ISIS extremist group released a filmed execution of an American journalist, U.S. Sen. Bob Corker blamed ineffective U.S. foreign policy for helping create a power vacuum in Syria and Iraq and said President Barack Obama needs a clear objective in the Middle East.

Collegedale Mayor John Turner said he "got knee-deep and dirty" 23 years ago when he and scores of other residents helped build the city's large wooden playground, named the Imagination Station.

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Faced with deepening cuts, leaders of five Tennessee children’s hospitals met with state officials in Nashville this week, appealing for a voice in budget discussions that impact their doctors and patients.

Walker County, Ga., Sole Commissioner Bebe Heiskell is proposing a 59-percent increase on county portion of property tax millage rates to generate money she says is needed to keep pace with increasing expenses and state requirements.

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker called on Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce members Wednesday to seek a unity candidate with big vision for the 2016 Republican presidential primary — right before mentioning his ability to bring people together and make his decades-old vision of Chattanooga a reality.

More than a decade after a jury convicted him of murder in the death of a Hamilton County deputy sheriff, Marlon Duane Kiser is coming back to court.

Paul Dean has been teaching JROTC at Ooltewah High School since 1998.

A LaFayette High School student has been charged with three counts of sexual battery after police said he grabbed a stranger’s backside at the local Walmart on Aug. 14.

A 10-year-old girl recorded a video of a worker at daycare slapping another child, and it led to charges against the woman and the closing of the Murray County, Ga., daycare that she owned.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — A board member of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Bradley County who abruptly quit this week now is calling for the chapter president, Betti Gravelle, to resign.

The case against a man accused of opening fire outside an O'Charley's restaurant is headed to the Hamilton County grand jury.

Hamilton County commissioners on Wednesday unanimously approved nearly $3 million in contracts with four architects for design work at four schools.

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